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  • Play More outside this summer with Sudocrem | Giveaway

    I’m not going to lie; I’m not one to strictly limit tablet screen time with the boys. If I want a lie in, I’ll use it; if I need a break, I’ll use it; if they ask to watch whilst eating lunch, I’ll usually let them. (As long as we’re not sitting as a...

  • How to be more active this summer

    With this lovely summer weather, there really is no excuse not to be keeping fit and active over the summer months! The warmer and longer days make it easier for you get out and enjoy lots of different, fun activities so your summer exercise does not...

  • Home-made Scotch eggs | Recipe

    Often seen as a guilty pleasure, Scotch eggs can also be a great on-the-go snack or protein-packed addition to a picnic. As well as protein, Scotch eggs are also high in choline – a nutrient that helps regulate brain and nerve function and keep energy...

  • Merrivale Model Village, Great Yarmouth | Review

    Whenever we go on holiday in the UK and I’m planning days out, I’ll often try and find a model village nearby. I think they’re so interesting; the time & effort that must go into them, and walking round we all feel like giants! We love spotting country...

  • 10 of the best beaches in Bali

    There are many reasons to visit the beautiful island of Bali. Food, culture and stunning natural surroundings are up there but its magnificent beaches are, for many, the number one reason for going. If you’re heading to the beach, I’ve made a list of...

  • A dining room makeover | A room in progress

    Most of the rooms in our house could do with a makeover; but the latest one we are slowly, but surely updating is the dining room. As a family, and individuals we spend quite a lot of time in the dining room; meal times, homework, crafts, cuppa time...

  • Battling anxiety in baby steps

    If you’ve been reading the blog recently you may have seen me talking about how anxiety has been kicking my arse a lot. I’ve been managing my mental health with fluoxetine for quite a few years now and I’ve always managed to get back into the swing of...

  • Cooking hacks for kitchen novices

    Image There are many people who love being in the kitchen every night creating new recipes and having fun with flavours, and there are also people who have managed to burn a pan of boiling water in their lifetimes. If you are a kitchen novice and you...

  • Our April & May favourites | Holiday, The Deep, and rock hunting

    Well, it’s been a while again; the last favourites post I wrote was for March which now feels like an age away! Once again, like for the first couple of months of this year, this is going to be a two in one post. I mentioned in a recent post that I haven...

  • Finding the best childcare locally with

    As I’ve been a stay-at-home mum ever since Jacob was born, we’ve never really had the need for childcare for working hours; as I’ve always been there. Of course, both boys have gone to either nursery or pre-school once their government funded hours have...

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