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46 Ways To Spend Your Time Alone

At present quite a few of us are in the same boat in terms of the fact that we are out of routine at home. This may be due to a number of different reasons for example perhaps you are furloughed from work, maybe your children are back into full time education or just started… Continue reading 46 Ways To Spend Your Time Alone

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Easy Prep Lunchbox Ideas for School

Now that school is back one of the biggest burdens is making a packed lunch that children can and will eat. Most of the time parents find that children ask for the same lunch everyday and while they do not tire of it, it would prove beneficial to try and squeeze in as many of… Continue reading Easy Prep Lunchbox Ideas for School

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10 Ways To Get Set For Nursery School

When the times comes for little ones to go to nursery school it can seem daunting for both the parents and the child. This can be a totally new experience for the family unit or perhaps some are doing it for the second or third time so they feel like pros, but for the bulk… Continue reading 10 Ways To Get Set For Nursery School

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Setting Goals in Lockdown

When the lockdown started a month ago nearly, I had set some goals that I wanted to achieve whilst at home before the time came to go back to work. It’s a funny old time but really, I’m viewing it as an amazing opportunity to be at home with my family. We will more than… Continue reading Setting Goals in Lockdown

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Six Ideas for a Fun Easter at Home

Easter is looking a little bit different this year. It falls on the same date of course, Sunday 12th April, but with physical and social distancing recommendations in place all the usual Easter outings and family gathering have been placed on hold. Here are six ideas for celebrating Easter at home and whilst still bringing… Continue reading Six Ideas for a Fun Easter at Home

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The Start Of The New Normal

  The last week has been a learning curve for everyone in the family. Not only is Olivia now doing schoolwork from home, but Chris and I are just trying to find our own flow in the house with a three-year-old thrown into the mix! It has been an adjustment that for sure, but I… Continue reading The Start Of The New Normal

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Ideas to create a lovely Valentine’s Day for all the Family

Every year on 14th February people celebrate this day by sending messages of love and affection to partners, family and friends. Couples send Valentine's Day cards,  flowers or chocolates and spend special time together to honour their love for each other. While Valentine's Day does hold a special place for lovers, it's meant for everyone.… Continue reading Ideas to create a lovely Valentine’s Day for all the Family

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Six Fun Christmas Traditions

With Christmas just round the corner I thought I would share some December traditions that go on in our home and new traditions we are creating with the girls. 1. 1st December is officially CHRISTMAS MUG DAY!! It is strictly forbidden to drink from a Christmas mug before December. Then when the 1st rolls around… Continue reading Six Fun Christmas Traditions

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Five things I love about Autumn

Autumn could definitely be the top contender for my favourite season. 1. New Beginnings When September rolls around I feel like it’s a new beginning, nearly like the start of the year again. I think September is an easier time to set goals and get things moving in comparison to January. It can be quite… Continue reading Five things I love about Autumn

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Villa on the French Riviera

Two weeks ago we travelled to the South of France to celebrate my mother in laws special birthday. The number will remain anonymous of course...but ask anyone in Villefranche Sur Mer and they will tell you as Olivia did happen to mention to everyone and their dog (literally) what age Granny was on that faithful… Continue reading Villa on the French Riviera