Baby Diaries #1 – Breastfeeding Second Time Around

Here is my first baby diary entry on baby dottie. It’s my thoughts and feelings on baby stuff written by me at 2am during the night feeds. I thoroughly enjoyed breastfeeding my first baby girl. It was a tricky start we had because my milk was delayed in coming in, due to the emergency c-section and the unpleasant birth experience…

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Europe’s Top Road Trips – Driving To The Belgian Grand Prix At Spa-Francorchamps

We are both huge Formula 1 fans. Our aim one day once the girls are older is to go to the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. You can drive down to Spa-Francorchamps, in fact it’s actually the most convenient way of getting to the race track to due the location. Once you cross over the channel tunnel it’s only about three and…

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#LuckyLinky Week 59

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 59. As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I have been blogging! So I want to see all your lovely competitions all in one place. It will make it much easier for all of us who love to enter competitions and…

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Help In Healing: How a Personal Injury Attorney Aids In Your Recovery

Physical trauma is a stressful thing to deal with in many ways. Not only do you have to take a little bit of time for yourself and tend to your injuries, you also have to cover the medical bills somehow and see to it that whoever has wronged you is brought before the hand of justice. If you’re chained to…

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Product Review: Unicorn Soft Plush Toys for Newborns from GUND

Baby dottie is now 4 weeks old. Don’t ask me where that time has gone, I’m not quite sure. Well I’m still in that newborn fuzzy phase of sleepless nights and unbrushed hair! Baby dottie has been sent some gorgeous new plush toys to look at. Everything unicorn is all the rage at the moment so it was great to…

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Tips On Buying Your First Home

It’s extremely exciting saving up to buy your first home. The feeling of achievement when you are given those keys is second to none. I can still remember the phone call now a few years back just before Christmas saying we had done it! The house we wanted was ours! Buying your first home can feel a little daunting. It’s…

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#LuckyLinky Week 58

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 58. As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I have been blogging! So I want to see all your lovely competitions all in one place. It will make it much easier for all of us who love to enter competitions and…

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The 5 Bras Every Woman Needs in Her Lingerie Drawer

You have a diverse closet – it runs the gamut from cocktail dresses and dressy blouses to boyfriend jeans and t-shirts. You have an ensemble for every kind of occasion, which means you should have a bra for each one, too. Whether you’re sporting a tank top and shorts or a little black dress with a plunging neckline, wearing the…

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Birth Story Number 2 – A Planned C-Section

This time around my birth experience was going to be better. Planned. Calmer. Better for all of us. You can catch up here with my first birth story with baby girl. Planning the birth started nearly 5 months previously. I saw a consultant who went through all the risks of a VBAC with me and we both came up with…

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How Much Does Smoking Cost You?

The following research conducted by Nicotinell, a company which can help people when they have ambitions of quitting smoking, has provided insight on how much smoking costs across Great Britain by those who have taken up the habit… Understanding where the research came from The basis for the research comes from the fact that the average daily cigarette consumption for…

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Explaining to a two year old they are getting a sibling and how to prepare

Before the baby arrived we decided that we were going to get her some presents from her baby sister. She’s not a girly girl so not into dolls, but loves music so we got her a toy keyboard to play on. I wondered at the start how hard it was going to be explaining to a two year old they…

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The Pros and Cons of Open-Plan Living

Open-plan living is the perfect way to combine a kitchen, with other rooms and the garden to create one large multi-functional and light-filled space. Lately open-plan living has become a popular option when redesigning and configuring a new kitchen design. There are a great number of advantages, including increasing the value to your home. Did you know that research conducted…

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Blog Tour – If He Wakes by Zoe Lea

Today it’s my turn to be on the blog tour for If He Wakes by Zoe Lea. I’m sharing with you an extract from If He Wakes a fantastic thriller that you won’t be able to put down. Book Description You can always trust your best friend… can’t you? When Rachel discovers a Twitter message arranging a romantic liaison she…

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