Feeling Calm #84

For my birthday last year I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

This weekend L had his fourth birthday party the first one he has had with all of his friends. It was lovely and he had so much fun. I even found the time, somehow, to bake his cake.

Here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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This Plus That Equals…. 4th Birthday Gifts

This plus that equals…. 4th birthday gifts

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about what presents L got for his birthday, lucky boy and what makes great 4th birthday gifts.

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The 12 Makes of Christmas – Home Decor

Hobbycraft are helping us get in the Christmas Spirit with their 12 Makes of Christmas. They are hosting festive demos and sharing a range of inspiring makes and project guides to help those looking to create a handmade Christmas. This week we are making some great Home Decor items.

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Silent Sunday 15/10/2017

Meeting the Gruffalo
Silent Sunday

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Shopping with boohooMAN

OK I’m going to be honest with you. I hate shopping. Hate it. I gain no pleasure from it but at least get new clothes at the end, when it comes to shopping for husb, not only is he a fussy bugger but I don’t get any new clothes, just stress. So I love to shop online and was very happy to give boohooMAN a try.  Continue reading Shopping with boohooMAN

Elves Behavin’ Badly

I have some very exciting news. I am a brand ambassador for Elves Behavin’ Badly. From the 1st December up until Christmas our elves will be up to mischief and I’ll be sharing it across my social channels.

Elves Behavin' Badly
Sleepover – We’ve got enough Elves at home to make it a pretty epic sleepover

Unless you’ve been living under a brick for the past few years you’ll have come across the Elf phenomenon in its many guises.

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My Night at McDonald’s

I’ve never been one to shy away from taking L to McDonald’s. If we’re travelling it’s perfect and he loves it as a special treat. There’s one everywhere you go, you know what to expect and it’s always great value. I was really excited to be invited along to a blogger event at the McDonalds by Norwich Airport.

#YourNewMcDonalds
Getting ready to cook

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Feeling Calm #83

For my birthday last year I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

My baby boy is four years old and we had the best weekend celebrating at Chessington World of Adventures. Everything seemed so busy and stressful up to that point and we’ve been super busy since returning but our weekend was a little bubble of fun in between.

So here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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This Plus That Equals…. What’s in my Bag

This plus that equals…. what’s in my bag

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about what’s in my bag. I’ve actually managed to make the switch to an actual adult bag. Still a rucksack, but a nice one. I don’t miss those changing bag days at all!

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The 12 Makes of Christmas – Christmas Cards

Hobbycraft are helping us get in the Christmas Spirit with their 12 Makes of Christmas. They are hosting festive demos and sharing a range of inspiring makes and project guides to help those looking to create a handmade Christmas. This week we are making Christmas Cards.

Handmade card
I love the cute characters of this range

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