Both Hubby and I were never really festival goers when we were younger. I think we both liked the idea of the amazing music and the chilled out vibes – but neither of us fancied the camping part much at all! More recently, since we have had the twins, the thought of a festival has not been on the radar at all either! So when Bassetts…

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Saturday 30th July 2016 was a wonderful sunny day down in Hertfordshire. It was a particularly special day in the calendar because my lovely little Sister got married! They created a magical wedding day that was relaxed, laid back and informal and yet extremely beautiful and stylish too. They made their guests feel very welcome in a rural village-hall setting filled with floral bunting hanging from…

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I don’t usually use the word ‘epic’. After all, I’m 37 and a Mum of two; epic therefore doesn’t normally feature in my vocabulary. But – on this occasion – it feels like the ONLY word to best describe the last 12 months. The last year has seen a lot of change in our lives, as a family of four. We’ve moved house to Worcester (over 100 miles…

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I haven’t bought anything new for our family home for a little while now. I don’t really know why. Perhaps I am at the stage where we have pretty much everything we need? Or maybe I am just too darn busy to think about purchasing lovely home decor pieces at the moment? Or probably both. Anyway, that aside, I actually HAVE picked up a few new pieces recently (which…

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As I sit here and type out this blog post, my Sister is currently at home frantically preparing for her wedding in just 4 days time. Bless her. It’s that week before, mad-build-up to your big day that makes you feel incredibly giddy with excitement and yet stressed out to the max because you are so worried that you don’t forget anything. The wedding is going to be…

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It’s a well-known fact that habits which are learned young are the ones which stay with us for the rest of our lives. With many of the earths natural resources under stress due to overuse, recycling is therefore one habit which we should all be striving to adopt. Getting children interested in (and used to) recycling any materials which can be re-used is an important…

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Our summer holidays have officially begun. And, (to be honest), I don’t really know where the last school term went…it seemed to whizz by. But it’s been and gone now and the school holidays have arrived. 6 weeks of not having to be anywhere; no preschool run or routine! The twins attend the preschool of a local primary school and so they mirror their timetable; meaning…

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One of our favourite things to do together – the twins and I – is to make home-made smoothies in our kitchen! The kids love them! I try to make one each day, or every other day, for the children…either after their lunch, or with their breakfast. It is such a great way of getting them interested in and enjoying their fruit and helps towards their…

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Oh my goodness, the last 4+ months have been nothing short of FULL ON. It all started around March-time with my Cousins hen party in Chester, followed swiftly by her wedding in Malta. Then I have had a few blogging conferences, a Christening in Leeds, a week away on a family holiday in Greece, my Sister’s hen party in Birmingham, a trip to Bicester to arrange…

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