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peach and gold girls bedroom

A new peach and gold bedroom for our threenager

When we moved into our forever home last June, one of the first things I wanted to do was tackle the kids’ rooms and create a space that they can call their own. We decorated them back in July…

Harry at five months old

You turn five months this week and we’ve had some big developmental milestones over the past couple of weeks. Although you still don’t seem to have grown much since you were four months old, you’re definitely eager to try…

#MySundayPhoto – Birthday girl

Our daughter, Taylor turns three tomorrow and we celebrated with a party at home for her today with friends and family. She had such a brilliant time and got spoilt rotten! We had old-school party games, face painting and…

Snow days, slow days

I couldn’t let this week pass without recording Taylor’s first encounter with snow. This has been the year that she became obsessed with Disney’s Frozen, and we’ve had renditions of “Do you want to build a snowman?” sounding throughout…

mini christmas tree and books

Three ways I’m taking time out for myself this season

As a parent I find it pretty difficult to take time out for myself. There’s always something that needs doing – whether it’s household chores, life admin, attending appointments, or just simply responding to the constant demands of young…

Harry at four months old

How are you four months old already? Seriously, these days are flying by and I’m desperately trying to savour these last months, whilst you’re still a relatively ‘new baby’. It won’t be long now until you’re sitting up, sleeping…

Drayton manor magical christmas

A Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor theme park

We absolutely loved Drayton’s Magical Christmas last year, so were looking forward to attending again this year on the opening weekend. Now in its tenth year, the Magical Christmas event is the perfect family day out and is a…

#MySundayPhoto – Fun at the fairground

We started to get into the (dare I say it?) Christmas spirit this weekend with a trip to Drayton Manor’s Magical Christmas. As well as enjoying the rides in Thomas Land and meeting Father Christmas, we also had a…