Life, Love and Dirty Dishes

Friday Frolics Linky – 26th August

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Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.   My co-hosts are Lucy who blogs at R is for Hoppit and is otherwise known as Silly Mummy, and Emma who blogs at Island Living 365.       Our Friday Favourites My Favourite:  The Confusing Diary of a […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – 19th August

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Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.   My co-hosts are Lucy who blogs at R is for Hoppit and is otherwise known as Silly Mummy, and Emma who blogs at Island Living 365.       Our Friday Favourites You are all awesome.  We had such […] Read more…

Getting Our Groove on With Beat Bugs

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Kids television programs have been viewed in out house as a necessary evil.  Necessary so I can prepare dinner, attempt to clean something, respond to a message from my neglected friends, or even pee in peace. Evil?  Evil due to the fact that any important information in my head (mainly related to any ability to […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – 12th August

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Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.   My co-hosts are Lucy who blogs at R is for Hoppit and is otherwise known as Silly Mummy, and Emma who blogs at Island Living 365.       Our Friday Favourites My Favourite:  You The Daddy –  The Gross […] Read more…

We’ve got to say goodbye for the summer

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But darling I’ll promise you this… I’ll be back in September! Excuse me whilst I just sigh at adolescent memories of Jason Donovan singing this song in my bedroom.  Well he wasn’t actually in my bedroom in person, just images of his face plastered all over my walls. Anyway, this is just a short note […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – 5th August

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Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.   My co-hosts are Lucy who blogs at R is for Hoppit and is otherwise known as Silly Mummy, and Emma who blogs at Island Living 365.       Our Friday Favourites: My Favourite:  Rhyming With Wine –  A Soft-Play […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – August

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I have been loving the summer sales.  I have actually started Christmas shopping!  This is not a bid to be super organised but a bid to save money come December. These are some of the things I have picked up for under £5 this month in my Five Under £5     The Cath Kidston pencils […] Read more…

How to Deal With Nits in 8 Easy Steps

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It was one of those perfect parenting scenes.  Early Friday evening.  After a week of barely seeing each other for longer than a hello or goodbye, the husband and I had a romantic evening planned.  Dinner and Netflix and chill.  And by Netflix and chill I mean the parenting version of a movie and fall […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – 29th July

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Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.   My co-hosts are Lucy who blogs at R is for Hoppit and is otherwise known as Silly Mummy, and Emma who blogs at Island Living 365.       Our Friday Favourites: My Favourite:  Fizzyjazzle – Get Your Willy […] Read more…

Rookie Mistakes – Scarring Your Child For Life

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The series all about the parenting fails and rookie mistakes that prove there really is no manual for this job.   Rookie Mistakes will be taking a short break over the summer holidays.  The series has been running since September and has been host to some brilliant stories and fantastic bloggers.  Thank-you so much to […] Read more…

Blog Geek Tips – Keeping Old Posts Fresh

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Why and how you should update your old posts: Welcome to my monthly Blog Geek Tips feature where I share some blogging tips from both myself and some fellow bloggers.  This month I’m talking about why and how you should regularly update old posts and keep them fresh.     Why Should You Update Old Posts? 1) […] Read more…

A Tale of Two Births – Part Two

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I love hearing people’s birth stories.  Whether they were pushed out, pulled out, screamed out or hypno-birthed out, I think all birth stories are amazing.  So this is part two of my story, and the birth of the little one. I had two very different birth experiences.  The birth of the little one was a […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – 22nd July

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Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.   Thanks to everyone who linked up last week.  It was great to see some new faces too.  If you missed the announcement last week Friday Frolics now has two new co-hosts and a shiney new badge. […] Read more…

The First 1000 Days: How Does Your Baby Grow?

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This is a Sponsored Post My youngest son turned two at the end of March.  And yes, it only seems like yesterday that he was wriggling and kicking inside me.  It maybe a cliche but those first 1000 days from pregnancy to turning two, goes by so quickly. And how things change in that time.  Particularly […] Read more…

Rookie Mistakes – Injuries

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A Guest Post by Mouse, Moo & Me Too The series all about the parenting fails and rookie mistakes that prove there really is no manual for this job.   Some Rookie Mistakes are unforgettable and we beat ourselves up for ages over.  The problem with our parenting instincts is that they are not always right. […] Read more…

Lakeland Furniture Giveaway

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Lakeland Furniture offer a wide range of stylish furniture for your home at affordable prizes. They recently sent me this very stylish and comfortable DSW Replica Dining Chair which you can read about in my pros and cons of working from home. I use my chair as my office chair and it’s perfect.  It also […] Read more…

Working From Home: The Pros & Cons

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I consider myself very fortunate to be able to work from home.  Although I’m never sure what box to put myself in.  I’m a stay at home mum, but I’m also a working mum.   My boys are 6 and 2, so the work at home mum bit is often a juggling act when there’s […] Read more…

The Life Cycle of The Summer Holidays

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I’m in panic mode.  6 long weeks with both my boys at home as the summer holidays begin this week.  I need to get my arse in gear and plan some fun activities to keep the smalls entertained.  If my facebook news feed or Pinterest is anything to go by they need to be educational, […] Read more…

Friday Frolics Linky – Bigger & Better! – 15th July

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Welcome to Friday Frolics – The linky with the giggles, and the place for all of your funny posts.   Friday Frolics has been running for just over a year now.  I’ve discovered so many brilliant blogs through this linky, and I genuinely look forward to reading all of your posts.  A lot of you have […] Read more…

Rookie Mistakes – 5 Reasons Your Wife Will Stab You

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A Guest Post by Dad Up North The series all about the parenting fails and rookie mistakes that prove there really is no manual for this job.   I’m really pleased this week to be featuring another Dad blogger, although somewhat dubious as to what people are going to be searching on google when they find […] Read more…

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