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Finding the perfect house; harder than finding true love?

  I know I keep wanging on about this, but we are currently mid (actually, about three quarters of the way through) our extension.  The house is in complete upheaval. As I type this, the side windows and the kitchen doors are being removed creating temporary death traps for the …

Autumn/Winter 2017 beauty trends for mums

This post is part of Ellisons #AWBeautyTrends campaign. If you follow me on Facebook, you’ll know I’m aaaall about the beauty trends. Mainly really, hideously ridiculous ones. The hilariously impractical nails, the daft eyebrows, the pom pom accoutrements, the very very questionable and NSFW outfits – you can find it all shared here …

Eight reasons to get a garden office

We had our garden office, affectionately known as the shed, built in December last year. Since then it has come in really handy. I’d go as far as saying we wouldn’t have been able to cope without ir. That sounds pretty dramatic, but my husband’s work closed their London office and …

My extension wishlist; walls, floors, lighting and units

I have gone a bit quiet on the subject of my extension, I realise. To be honest the process hasn’t been as painful as I first envisaged and all the funny stories of woe that I was expecting just haven’t materialised! This probably isn’t a bad thing I realise. So …

Farewell, conservatory; gone but not forgotten

Last week was the week that the small one went from being ‘cheeky’ to actually naughty, wriggled out of my control and ran across a road leaving me flailing after him. So that was fun. It was the week that I went to see a play and almost ran over someone …

Don’t mention the extension

You may have see this post, in which I briefly mentioned our plans to extend the house.  In case you were blissfully unaware, for well over a year now, we’ve been waiting for this damn extension to get started. The plans for said extension went in to the Council in …

Dolmio #ThankGoodness challenge: Three easy peasy family recipes

An email popped into my inbox asking whether I’d be interested in taking part in the Dolmio #ThankGoodness Challenge.  I have written before (extensively) about how getting toddlers to eat vegetables is an exercise in futility. If something happens to show a passing resemblance to a vegetable… Well then. Off …

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