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My Sunday Photo 23/04/2017

For this week’s My Sunday Photo I thought I would go with a theme of friendship.  I love this photo because it just shows how amazing little ones can be. These two love each other to the point of holding hands and cuddling even when one of them may smell …


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On this day…

I’m not sure how many people reading this will be familiar with Apple’s photos app, but I can imagine its a lot of you. Today my photo app told me it has a new memory for me. An On This Day… from 2015. On this day two years ago I …


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#LivBloggersIgnite event

On April 1st I managed to bag myself a space at the #LivBloggersIgnite event set up by the lovely Ruth at Ruth Writes. It was a fantastic event full of inspirational speakers and amazing bloggers! The event took place at Rojo Pinchos in Liverpool (hence it’s name). I travelled down with …


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Confession: how the Cbeebies schedule helps us start the day

I always said that I wouldn’t let my child watch TV. However if you have tips to get  a child ready for nursery and yourself ready for work, all while leaving the house by 7:30 without it, I’d welcome them. It’s hard to get anything done with a toddler hanging off …


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My top 5 Instagram pictures – March 2017

I can’t believe its April already. It’s so wrong how fast this year is going. I will have a two year old next month! When did that happen! Anyway. March on Instagram was a big one for me with one of my posts getting the highest engagement I’ve ever had. …


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My Sunday Photo 02/04/2017

It’s been a while since I joined in with #MySundayPhoto but I’m making a conscious effort to make sure I do. I’d like to join in at least every other week because I enjoy seeing other peoples’ photos so much. This week saw us take a visit to Heaton Park. …


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Definitely not a baby anymore…

This week Spike turned 22 months old. Which is nothing. Except to me its something. That milestone means that she is just 2 months away from being 2. And that means she is definitely not be a baby anymore! A 2 year old is big. A 2 year old is not …


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Parents night off; Leeds, a band no-one has ever heard of and an interesting hotel stay

So last month me and T took to the road for a rare parents night off. We’ve had a few of these since Spike was born but they are few and far between. They usually contain a quick journey into Preston for a meal and a couple of drinks then …


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Should I be feeling mum guilt?

I often wonder if I should be feeling the ‘mum guilt’ more than I do. This week I had my probation review. I passed, which is amazing as I love my job. It means, however, that it’s been 6 months since I started my ‘new’ job. 6 months since I went back …


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In The Night Garden Live Discount Code

Last August I realised that In The Night Garden Live was in Manchester. Spike had just discovered the show and loved it, so I looked into tickets. I was too late. The tickets for the times we could go were mostly sold out and our financial situation at the time …