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The Value of Money

The Value of Money

The value of money? That’s a lesson we could all do with learning at times I’m sure.  As a child I … View Post
Sunday Sunshine in Heaton Park – An Autumn Bucket List Update!

Sunday Sunshine in Heaton Park – An Autumn Bucket List Update!

Ben and Chloe have both been obsessed with collecting leaves on the school run this week – typically soggy dirty leaves that I had no … View Post
Silent Sunday – 21.09.13

Silent Sunday – 21.09.13

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Vertbaudet “Always Right Way Round Dress” – Review

Vertbaudet “Always Right Way Round Dress” – Review

Looking through the new season catalogue the first thing thatstruck me was how much choice there was for Mums of “none-pink” girls! I know … View Post
“DC Super Friends” Magazine – Review

“DC Super Friends” Magazine – Review

Well I’d like to tell you I had one very excited boy on my hand when he got home from school tonight and … View Post
Munchkin Bento Lunch Box – Review

Munchkin Bento Lunch Box – Review

We love Munchkin products in our house so were thrilled to be asked to review the Click Lock Bento Mealtime Set. “Bento” is a … View Post
An accidentally “M” themed Room 101 – A good excuse for a rant!

An accidentally “M” themed Room 101 – A good excuse for a rant!

I’ve read and really enjoyed quite a lot of Room 101 posts on various blogs recently and it got me to think about what … View Post
Time with my little girl

Time with my little girl

Ben has been in school full time for the best part of a fortnight now and I’ve really revelled in the luxury of … View Post
Autumn Bucket List

Autumn Bucket List

I love a good list but mine are usually boring things like groceries or jobs that need doing around the house.  I was … View Post
Learning to write!

Learning to write!

This afternoon Ben and Dave went to Morrisons.  Ben wasn’t particularly keen on going but Dave wanted to take him to give me … View Post
Silent Sunday – 15.09.13

Silent Sunday – 15.09.13

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Eco2Life Cleaning Products – Review

Eco2Life Cleaning Products – Review

I don’t mind cleaning, honestly I don’t – it’s tidying up that drives me round the twist.  I’m working on getting … View Post
A little bit of love over breakfast!

A little bit of love over breakfast!

It’s not often we all sit down to breakfast together – during the week I eat at the table with Ben and Chloe but … View Post
Good Night Anti-Snoring Ring – Review

Good Night Anti-Snoring Ring – Review

    Anyone who shares a bed with a snorer knows how frustrating it can be!  Dave is a great sleeper and often … View Post
Vtech Torr the Therizinosaurus – Review

Vtech Torr the Therizinosaurus – Review

As I wrote the other week, Ben saw Torr the Therizinosaurus in our local Sainsburys a couple of weeks ago – and hasn’t stopped … View Post
Silent Sunday – 08.09.13

Silent Sunday – 08.09.13

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Cotton bud painting

Cotton bud painting

On the last day of the school holidays, with the “entertainments budget” well and truly rinsed beyond all recognition (in all honesty this happened … View Post
Ben’s first day of school – the official review!

Ben’s first day of school – the official review!

In my post on Tuesday I think it was clear that both Ben and I were, on the whole, looking forward to his first … View Post
A little tea time philosophy

A little tea time philosophy

“Maybe we’re just someone’s dream? Maybe someone is just dreaming about us so we’re not real” Where on earth does he … View Post
Starting School – the build up

Starting School – the build up

Ben, along with thousands of other 4 year olds will be starting school this week. Another big step on his journey, another sign that … View Post