Bella turns 8!

What a weekend!  Bella turned 8 on Friday so naturally a weekend of celebrations followed. My horse mad little lady was thrilled with her horse riding lessons for her birthday and even more excited to hear the first was going to be on Saturday. Friday was of corse a school day, so off my little birthday girl went armed with sweets for all of her friends and a big fat in your face birthday badge!! Friday night was a chilled one; Bella had the choice of going out for dinner or staying in with a take away of her choice,…

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On The Beach..

I think we can all agree January so far has been dark and dismal. I’ve been leaving for work in the dark and driving home in the dark. The sunshine this weekend was so welcome, despite it being freezing we headed straight to the beach. Before we knew it the sun started setting but it didn’t mean home time for us. We spent a good couple of hours scooting,(walking in my case) running down to the sea, finding shells and building castles. I almost love a winters walk on the beach as much as I love a hot summers day…

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Becoming Hockey Heroes!

Finding sports that your children love to get involved with can sometimes be a little bit of trial and error. I, like most parents want my girls to find a hobby they love and look forward to as well as being great exercise and good for developing social skills. We’ve tried the dancing, we’ve done the swimming but after a few weeks and once they’d learnt to swim they lost interest. So we’ve been looking for something new, something a little different and we found Hockey! The girls were invited to join a six week Hockey Heroes program with England…

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Maisy turns 9! Throwing a slime party

Last week my eldest daughter turned 9 years old. NINE! I know we all say this, but where has that time gone. To think this time nearly 10 years ago I was about to get my first positive pregnancy test and my life was going to change forever.. Maisy’s birthday didn’t got 100% to plan unfortunately on her actual birthday she was so poorly. She had picked up some kind of 24 bug which luckily wasn’t spread to the rest of the house but it did make for one miserable little birthday girl. The only silver lining was that we…

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A Night Of Goodness With Arla |AD

Cosy nights in with my girls are my favourites, Arla provided the girls and I all we needed for a ‘goodness night in’ We couldn’t wait to get stuck in to our box of goodies. We snuggled up with some delicious hot chocolates made with Arla Goodness in our newly customised mugs! We ate freshly popped pop corn (some more than others cough cough). We played monopoly, and I tried to keep my competitive nature under wraps but ended up having the thrash all the kids anyway (opps). We finished up with a film – the perfect evening if you…

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