Oct 23 2014

Dear Kayleigh… the day you turned 6.

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Dear Kayleigh, So you are now 6, the age you’ve been counting down to for so long. All week we’ve been on countdown to your birthday and this morning your brother was trying to whisper to wake you up, he suceeded in waking you up but his whisper was more like a shout! You asked …

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Oct 21 2014

Getting ready to party with Feather Grey


Kayleigh and Ethan have never really been into Halloween however this year something has changed! They can’t wait to get dressed up and have a little party with their friends to celebrate and luckily for us we have received the fab Halloween Kit from Feather Grey I’ve been pinning lots of exciting Halloween food to …

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Oct 21 2014

5 easy ways to reduce your energy bills today

The year, energysavingtrust.co.uk will lead the Big Energy Saving Week co-hosted by Citizens Advice Bureau. The event, which will take place from the 20-24th October 2014, will encourage people to save both energy and money, so if you fancy being more energy aware, why not pledge to make five significant changes during this week and …

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Oct 14 2014

Our Messy Kids Competition entry


We were recently invite to have a go at entering the Two Little Fleas bloggers competition to show our messy kids! Now I’ve spared you the pictures of Kayleigh and Ethan’s room, I thought the mix of Barbie’s taking the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for a ride in a pink car may be a bit …

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Oct 12 2014

Scarecrows from Cheshire beat the competition to become McCain’s next Emmerdale star!


Recently McCain Foods was unveiled as the new sponsor of Emmerdale, one of the UK’s biggest and most loved TV programmes, in March 2014. Like the soap, McCain has long established links to farming, having worked with some of its 300 British Growers for three generations. McCain is also the largest purchaser of British potatoes, buying approximately 15% of the total …

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Oct 10 2014

Funny time of the year…

October is a great time of the year. I love autumn rolling in and the cooler nights (freezing at the minutes) being here, meaning you can wrap up warm, light the Christmas scent candles and get ready for the festive time approaching. Plus its Kayleigh’s birthday this month. However its also been a bit of …

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Oct 09 2014

*Prize Draw* Vibrapower Belt from Ideal World

The Vibrapower Belt

So with the wedding 6 months this week its time to start getting into shape for the big day, starting with the mummy tummy! Ideal World have added the new Vibrapower Belt to its exercise section and is the perfect way to work out from the comfort of your own home. It allows you to tone …

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Oct 05 2014

*Recipe* Chocolate Schichttorte


Well as we finally have an oven its about time I had a go at joining in with the Great Blogger Bake Off which is hosted by the lovely Jenny over at Mummy Mishaps. This week we watched the contestants on Great British Bake off bake Baklava, Schichttorte and Entremets (tiny little French patisserie), I won’t …

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Oct 03 2014

*Prize Draw* Anita Beach Sarong


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and this competition is here to help raise awareness plus introduce you to ANITA. I think everyone has known someone who has battled cancer, maybe even battled it yourself. Dr Christine Weber-Unger, mother of the current ANITA owner, was a key figure in creating lingerie and swimwear products for …

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Oct 02 2014

*Recipe* Lemon Meringue

Lemon Meringue

This is probably a classic for most and is the perfect end to a weekend or for a pick me up cold after lunch during the week! I find this recipe fairly easy to follow and delicious, happy baking: Ingredients : Shortcrust Pastry – 225g Plain Flour 125g Butter Pinch of salt 3-4 tbs cold …

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