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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
In the kitchen

Our Weaning Favourites.

I feel like I have been weaning forever. It doesn’t feel like that long ago since I was steaming and pureeing all manner of veg for Dexter and now here we are, with 2 more children and it’s Bridget turn to explore food. I…

April 1, 2018

Me and Mine in March – An update of MessyBlog Life

Hi Everyone, How are you all enjoying the warmer weather we’ve had over the last couple of days? We’ve actually had a bit of a play in the garden over the last couple of days. It’s been lovely. Spring is definitely in the air. There…

March 23, 2018

My dream home with Wayfair

I’ve been doing a lot of dreaming lately about when we finally get to own our own home. We are currently in the process of paying off a bit of debt and then we will be saving for a deposit, so buying our first…

March 21, 2018

Easter Play and Craft ideas

Different seasons, holidays and events always inspire a mixture of crafts and play activities and Easter is no different. So I wanted to show you just a couple of the things we have been up to recently and I have included a few things from…

March 8, 2018

What to Look for When Purchasing a Family Car

As a parent, you will rely very heavily on your automobile to transport your family and this means that you need to take the time to find the perfect car. Ideally, this car will be large enough for the whole family, comfortable and cheap…

February 19, 2018

The end of maternity leave – Time for a change?

That’s it. No more maternity leave. I have pushed out my last baby, I have fed her, let her sick on me, watched her first smiles, heard her first giggles and started her on her way to eating solids. In just over a week…

February 19, 2018
Reviews / Giveaways

Vionic – Orthotics without the ugly

The school runs, preschool runs and the impending end of my last ever maternity leave means that I will be outside and on my feet… a lot. Every school run is around half hour, walking to work takes around 15 minutes each way and…

February 18, 2018

3 Top tips for making home improvement fun

It can be hard to find time to have a spring clean every year (or any year!), especially if you’re working, have kids, or both! It’s also not the most exciting thing to be doing during your free time on weekends or half terms…

February 16, 2018

Hotter Shoes SS18 – For him and for her.

Back in the autumn, I was invited along to Hotter shoes to have my feet measured by Prince Charming and select a pair of shoes from the Autumn/Winter Range. Well, the Hotter Shoes SS18 Range is now out and I was invited back to…

February 9, 2018