My Sunday Photo – 24/04/2016

I had to use this gorgeous picture of the daisies in my garden as My Sunday Photo taken from the walk I did earlier in the week in my Garden. I hope you are having a great Sunday!    

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World Book Night 23/04/2016

Happy Saturday! Today is World Book Night which is a night where lots of volunteers give out books from a choice of 15 to people in their communities who don’t normally read. I think this is a fantastic idea! As an avid book reader I know I will be making sure I have a book in my hand in support. You…

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Word of the Week 22/04/2016 – Routine

Another Friday is here, where are the weeks going? Baby girl will be 11 weeks old on Monday – It’s crazy! We are finally getting into our little Routine, with each other. When my husband goes of to work in the mornings at 5:30 am baby girl has a little feed then a sleep till about 8 am. Between 7…

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7 Hints and Tips for getting the most out of a Slow Cooker

Well it’s Thursday again and I thought I would do another 7 Hints and Tips, as it’s been a while. This time it’s for using a slow cooker and some easy recipe ideas to go with it. Earlier in the year we bought a slow cooker, and it has been a life saver with a new baby. I am sure…

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Taking a walk around the gardens

At the weekend I had a little walk around my garden and the parents garden. It is beautiful to just take in all the new growth and flowers that are starting to come out. I love this time of year, when the sun is getting warmer and everything just grows! Last year my friend moved house and gave me some cuttings…

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Book Review: Mandalas to Crochet by Haafner Linssen

A few weeks back I won this gorgeous crochet book from Search Press on Twitter on how to make Mandalas by Haafner Linssen  I wasn’t sure at first what a mandala was, I actually had to google it!   Well a mandala is a circular figure, pattern or geometric design representing the universe in Hindu and Buddhist symbolism. The book…

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My Sunday Photo 17/04/2016

My older sister lives in Vancouver but this week she had to travel 2 hours to a place up in the mountains called Kamloops. This is the picture of the town from her hotel window. Unlike Vancouver it’s dry and dusty there.  I love the pictures she sends me over from time to time and love to share them (with…

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Clothes for my baby girl

Today’s post is about recent finds and what clothes for my baby girl we have been given. We have been so lucky with family and friends giving us lots of clothes for baby girl. Isn’t funny that before I had baby girl I never used to take any notice of the children’s clothes departments in supermarkets? I can tell you…

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Word of the Week 15/04/2016 – Dentist

This week’s Word of the Week is Dentist. Yesterday I had to go to the dentist for prep work for a crown. I hate the dentist and can truly say now that its worse than having a c-section. I was probably being a bit naive but I didn’t know what prep work was involved with having a crown. I have…

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Bolognese with Gluten free pasta

At the end of last month (March) I won a competition on Twitter with Rizopia. The prize was a case of Rizopia gluten-free brown rice pasta, It is free from wheat, egg, milk, corn, nut as well as gluten-free. As a fantastic bonus all the brown pasta rice is also organic.

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Is this the perfect affordable summer dress?

For a few weeks I have been having a quick look around for an affordable Summer dress. It is for my husband’s nan’s 100th birthday party in the Summer.   You might wonder, why am I looking now for a Summer dress?  Well until the end of this week I am still on full pay from work. Next week it will…

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Cornwall Baby Show 10/04/2016

On Sunday we drove up to Fraddon to Kingsley Village where the Cornwall Baby Show was being held. On our arrival we got out of the car and the wind was so strong it practically took our breath away! As we were walking across the car park with baby girl in her Cosatto pram it took both my husband and I…

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Book Review: The Reflections of Queen Snow White by David Meredith

I was approached by the author David Meredith to have a look at his ebook The Reflections of The Queen Snow White, to see what I thought of it and to write a review on my findings. The book cover is a beautiful painting of an older Queen Snow White looking into a pond, the artwork is by Matt Hughes…

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