Gourmet Tea from Adagio Teas & Giveaway!

Over the past month I have been slowly and steadily making my way through the amazing selection of loose leaf teas from Adagio Teas, where tea blending is almost and art and every blend is carefully created to produce the perfect cup every time. I was sent quite the selection, and it felt like Christmas had come early! If you’ve…

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Living DNA – Exploring my Ancestry

Here’s a conversation I had with Athena a couple of weeks ago… “Mummy why do some other people talk in a different way to us?” “Because they come from a different country, or their parents do and they want to make sure their kids carry on speaking in their own language as well as English.” “Oh, but where are WE…

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Sunday Scrapbook – Tonsils & Halloween

I’m finally getting a chance to get my laptop on, it’s currently Sunday lunchtime and I’ve sent the kids to their room with their tablets and some left over Halloween biscuits so I can get some peace. I’ve got tonsillitis again so don’t feel like going out in the cold as I have no energy to chase them around nor…

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Me and Mine in October 18

Oh blimey, yet another speedy month behind us as we hurtle ever onwards to Christmas and a new year! We took these photos the weekend before last in the middle of a country walk around Slindon, where we headed for our annual pilgrimage to see the Pumpkin display. They’re a bit nutso looking as we had to try and get…

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Scrapbook Loves – October 18

I’m back with another ‘Little Loves’ post, which is a round up of the things I’ve been loving (or perhaps not loving!) over the past month! Read This month I’ve read less books than normal as half term craziness meant I barely had time to sit down let alone read much! I listened to Lily Allen’s autobiography on the drive…

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Sunday Scrapbook – What we got up to in Half Term

Ahhh, Half term is over and we’re back to normality tomorrow with school runs and swimming lessons! The week has gone so fast but that’s probably because we stuffed it full of fun, friends and time outdoors. The kids have mostly worn their spookiest clothes for the week too, which has been fun! Last Saturday the kids and I headed…

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Travel: Three European Cities I want to visit in 2019

I love exploring cities, checking out the local cuisine, finding out where the locals shop, exploring museums, and just people watching in general! Earlier this year I visited The Hague, and previously have spent time in Prague, Amsterdam and a few different cities in Germany. However there are still tonnes of cities I’d love to visit, and these three are top…

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My experience with PCOS

I have PCOS – which stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. According to this article around 3.5 million women in the UK have it, but as the symptoms can vary so much from woman to woman everyone experiences it differently. As many as 20 percent of women can have cysts on their ovaries (which is called ‘PCO’) but when you have this…

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