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10 Facts about me

Gosh how narcissistic does that title sound?! I don't mean it to be of course but I have welcomed lots of new followers over the last few months through this blog, instagram and Facebook and thought it would be only right to introduce myself a bit more. My name is Jillian, I am mum to Olivia… Continue reading 10 Facts about me

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Hurry up but slow down

I'm hoping this doesn't just sound like one big rant and hopefully someone out there can sympathize with me...please...anyone...let me explain. When I wake up in the morning my first thought is always the same, I have xx amount of minutes to have a shower and then Olivia will be up. Once I jump in… Continue reading Hurry up but slow down

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Mummy Cooks

If you haven't come across the phrase  "New year, New Me" already this January then im guessing you have been living under a rock. Just about everyone seems to be decluttering, reorganising, refocusing and  of course starting to eat healthy after overindulging during the festive period. This healthy eating phase actually doesn't apply to us too much as… Continue reading Mummy Cooks

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Santa Letter from the Lapland Mailroom

Its November so it's perfectly reasonable to mention the 'C' word that being Christmas of course! Only 41 days but who is counting?! My four-year old that is who 🙂 As the years roll on each Christmas becomes more magically simply through understanding the time of year.  Whilst our biggest concern this year is how… Continue reading Santa Letter from the Lapland Mailroom

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October 2018

Gosh October has been a really busy month in our household. From receiving my grim news at the beginning with regards my employment  incase you missed it you can catch up here right through to Halloween and sparkler delights! Even though it has got bitterly cold the last few days the sun is still shining… Continue reading October 2018

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September Round Up

September always seems to be the busy month for us and usually runs parallel to December where we have Zannas birthday, all the Christmas festivities, all the activities etc at School with Olivia then of course the big day itself. I thought I would pop together some of the things that we have been up… Continue reading September Round Up

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Mums NI

If you haven't heard of MumsNI then you are missing out. A website full of great ideas for all the family including days out, craft activities, reading fun, recipes, help and advice and an area where they feature different blogs written by real people. One of those just happens to be me!   I have… Continue reading Mums NI

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Lets Get Set For School

Never did I think I would be uttering the words "Olivia starts primary school this week" and yet here we are. Back in June I thought September was miles away and yet the eight weeks of summer have gone in fast forward for us. Honest parenting moment here - Olivia has struggled over the summer;… Continue reading Lets Get Set For School