7 Hints and Tips on Leaving the House with a Newborn

I have been meaning to write this post on tips for leaving the house with a newborn for a while. Baby girl is 6 months old and leaving the house has got much slicker. We have our own routine now and she knows to wait and be patient  while I pop to the loo! Right at the very beginning, well…

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Book Review: Chloe’s Secret Princess Club by Emma Barnes

Welcome back to Book Review Monday’s and the first stop on the blog tour today. This week’s review is of the kids book Chloe’s Secret Princess Club (Chloe’s Secret Club) I’m also hosting a giveaway of the book with 3 winners. But more about that later on. I’ve always loved reading kids books. I’m a big kid at heart! They are…

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My Sunday Photo -Truro Cathedral

Happy Sunday! This week’s My Sunday Photo is of Truro cathedral which is in the town I live in. I took this photo yesterday when the weather wasn’t the best. As you can see from the steeple there is mist partially covering it. On Thursday we had a visit at the cathedral from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. People…

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New Mum Stories: me and b make tea

Hello, and welcome back to the next installment of New Mum Stories. This week’s story is from Emma at me and b make tea. Emma’s story has made me laugh, but I can understand how you felt at the time and it’s not a laughing matter when you are a new mum! I agree – now I don’t give too hoots…

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Review & Giveaway: The Poppy Pym Series by Laura Wood

I had never heard of the Poppy Pym series before I was contacted. A good blurb on the book sold me I’m afraid in the email. So here I am reviewing this great series for kids, and also on day 1 of the Poppy Pym Blog Tour! Oh and to host a little giveaway of the two books for you.…

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Taking Care Of Your Health After Having a Baby

I’m nearly 7 months down the line now after having a baby. I do wish I knew some of these important tips on taking care of yourself at the start. Once you’ve had your baby, all of your focus will of course be on them. However it’s important not to neglect your own health too. To stay energized, happy and…

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August Roundup and September Bucket List

The Summer holidays are all but over now.  I don’t know why but I love September because it never seems that long until Christmas! My roundup and bucket list this month will be showcasing my favourite post from August, and my to-do list for September. August Roundup August has been about preparing baby girl for the dreaded return to work.…

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Chambers & Co Skin Care Review

A few weeks back I was asked if I would like to review some products from Chambers & Co. I had a little browse over their website and discovered that they produce quite a few different products across their range. I chose to review 3 products from the skin care range. They also have a leather and pet care range. Chambers…

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Tips on a Healthy Kids Lunch with Hartley’s Your Lunchbox

Although baby girl is not old enough for her kids lunch just yet, I have been thinking up tips on a healthy kids lunch for my nephew who will be heading into year 1 in September to pass over to my sister. He is a picky eater and loves cheese! With back to school is on the horizon  Hartley’s set…

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Book Review: What I Couldn’t Tell You by Faye Bird

I’m a big kid at times and love to read young adult books. I found the front cover fascinating on What I Couldn’t Tell You by Faye Bird. It’s compelling, dark and mysterious. Totally right up my street! So when I was asked to join the blog tour organised by Faye Rogers to read and review What I couldn’t tell…

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New Mum Stories: Bridie by the Sea

This weeks New Mum Stories guest poster is Bridie from Bridie By The Sea. Bridie tells us about how becoming a mum has changed her. Over to you Bridie When my little girl was five weeks old, I was struck by a defining moment in my life as as Mum. It was almost as if something was tapping me on…

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Kids: 7 Amazing Ideas For A Themed Bedroom

When it comes to decorating your child’s bedroom, it can be fun to consider a theme. Maybe they like space, or perhaps they love everything pink. Whatever their preferences, you can create an incredible space that reflects their personality. Here are some ideas when considering a themed bedroom. Image from Flickr

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What can you do to increase the value of your home?

Next year we are buying a new house, so we need to increase the value of our current home ready for selling early next year. Our new house will be much more child friendly than the current one. Plus it will have a decent garden not a slope out the back which we have now. One idea that we are…

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