3 Simple Tips for a cosy living room this winter.

With a very Autumnal feel to the air, my thoughts have turned to making my home feel cosy in preparation for the long winter evenings approaching. Over the summer chaos has set in, and toys, books and general chaos has spread through the house. With September heralding the return to school, I use it as a time to start afresh, decluttering and renewing our home. September each year is spent changing over “summer” curtains for thicker, brighter coloured “winter” ones, and making a few small changes to our living room to make it really ready for cosy nights in.

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Wedding Announcement and a #familymoon

In case you missed it, Mr G and I are now officially “Mr & Mrs”, after a lovely close friends and family wedding. There was lots of cake and champagne, laughter and best of all some fabulous memories were made. Now, we are off on our #familymoon! (With 3 children, we couldn’t leave them out of our post marriage holiday plans, so we’re taking them with us on our honeymoon – and calling it a #familymoon!)

We are travelling by car, and trying out a few new things along the way!  Watch out for our updates, and I’ll try to post on social media during our travels – look out for the #familymoon tag!


Express and Go with tommee tippee #review

If you’re a breastfeeding or pregnant and thinking about doing so, you have probably heard all about expressing and storing breast milk. I have to be honest, I’m not great with expressing milk to store, mostly as I end up spilling the milk as I try to decant it from bottle to storage bag. Thankfully, tommee tippee have come up with a clever solution!

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Breastfeeding and returning to work. #Win A Nursing Bra E: 12/08

Breastfeeding doesn’t have to stop when you go back to work, but it is important to think about how you want to continue breastfeeding when you return to work, as early as possible. One of the easiest ways to keep breastfeeding once you’ve returned to work is to express, so I thought I’d share some of my tips which might help!

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5 Tips for Packing with children with Trunki

I start packing for the children early, I like to make sure that we have everything, and they know that their favourite clothes are ready for holidays! Packing always results in much excitement, and the boys can’t wait to whizz about on their Trunki’s while they wait their turn to help pack! Packing for 3 children is more of a challenge than I’d thought it would be, so I’ve had to learn to work with them to get things done! I thought I’d share our tips to get packing!

5 tips to get your packing sorted!


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Slimpod Week 1 a mini update. #slimming

At the end of my first week using the Slimpod from Thinking Slimmer, I found myself posting an update on facebook exclaiming that I was disappointed with myself. I was disappointed with myself as I felt that I hadn’t achieved enough, I’d lost 1lb in weight – and that is.. nothing.. Then it occurred to me, actually if I were to create a visual representation of 1lb in weight with playdoh, it would be the size of my coffee mug..! Continue reading →

Ice Cream Vans

Have you ever wondered how the humble ice-cream van came about? Can you tell your 99 from your Oyster? This fabulous infographic supplied by Van Monster tells you all about how the ice cream van has evolved over the years!

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10 months old, baby update!

10 month old baby Yo is on the move.. she is crawling and climbing. The house is filled with her giggles and her smile lights up the room. The dynamic in the house has changed, the boys try their best not to get annoyed when she charges through their games, or pulls their things off the table, but naturally they do get annoyed. Continue reading →