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Leslie Rickerby

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Fathers day. I never really understood it as a kid. You get Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, when was Childs day? Yet if you ever dared ask when kids they was, every adult within earshot would master the ability to shout in unison and inform…

May 24, 2018

5 Amazing Tips for Picnics with Little People

I can feel the warmth of the sun coming through the kitchen window, I’m having to water my flowers and not just rely on the weather gods to do it for me and I can actually hang my washing on the line. Yes, it’s…

May 18, 2018

Decluttering: Where do I start?

Since having Dexter almost 5 years ago, I’ve been hanging on to all manner of baby stuff from clothes to blankets and buggies to weaning books. But we decided ages ago that Bridget will be our last and with her turning one next month, we…

May 2, 2018

Small girls bedroom makeover

Over the last month or so, we have been preparing for Bridget to start sharing a room with Paisley. The house we live in is small and the rooms are pokey, so it was always going to be a challenge to get 2 separate people in…

April 29, 2018

How and when to introduce Pocket Money

Liam and I are awful with money. Dreadful in fact. So I’ve always wanted to give our children some sort of financial sense. I’ve been in debt to the point where you are using credit cards to pay off other credit cards and I…

April 24, 2018

Starting school – A look back over the last two terms

As we head into the summer term, my newsfeed is awash with people finding out their child’s schools place for September. It’s crazy to think that this time last year we were excited to find out that Dexter had been given our first choice of school…

April 18, 2018
Child Development & Updates

Bridget at 10 months

Not surprisingly, I missed Bridget’s 9-month update so rather than writing that one late, I decided to get her 10 months one done instead. She’s growing up so fast and as cliche as it sounds, I really don’t know where the time is going.…

April 15, 2018
Travel and Local

Peterborough’s Heritage Festival Returns

Peterborough Heritage Festival returns on the weekend of Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 June 2018. This year, the theme is a ‘Festival of Celebrations’ as 2018 coincides not only with the 10th annual Heritage Festival in the city but three other significant anniversaries. These…

April 6, 2018
Travel and Local

Top 5 Places to Visit in the Mediterranean

Beautiful beaches, historic port towns and a unique combination of cultures and cuisines are just a few of the reasons that the Mediterranean continues to be one of the most popular holiday and cruise destinations on the planet. From living “La Dolce Vita” in…

April 1, 2018