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Blog Love – Sparkles & Stretchmarks

  This months Blog Love is dedicated to Hayley who blogs at Sparkles & Stretchmarks. Firstly, if you haven’t heard of Hayley’s blog I would be really surprised.  There’s a reason she’s so high up in the Tots ranking.  She’s a very successful blogger, and her blog itself is simply beautiful to look at. If […] Read more…

Five Under £5 Easter

Five Under £5 – Easter

Easter has never really interested me that much.  I looked forward to the long weekend and hopefully some sunshine.  This year things are different.  This year I foolishly agreed to give up chocolate for lent along with Big and The Husband.  Me!  A self confessed chocoholic. Miraculously I have made it this far and I […] Read more…

Which Mother's Day Card are you

Which Mother’s Day Card Are You?

I’m really picky when it comes to sending and receiving cards.  I have definite tastes, but you need to account for the tastes of the recipient too.  It’s complicated!   So which of these Mother’s Day cards from Hallmark best describe you… The Cool Mum My superhero loving boys would probably pick this one. The […] Read more…

Mothers Day Gifts for Under £30

Mothers day is just around the corner so I thought I would share some gift ideas that I would be more than happy to receive, and all are under £30. In the interest of full disclosure this post contains affiliate links, which means if you click on any of the items and purchase them, I […] Read more…

Blog Love – Five Little Doves

  This months Blog Love is dedicated to Laura who blogs at Five Little Doves.  Life can sometimes be really crap.  And there are people out there that have way more than their fair share of crap to deal with.  Laura is one of those people.  She has suffered many miscarriages, her son Joseph was stillborn, […] Read more…

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Five Under £5 – Spring

The bluebells by my front door have started to grow.  I have done the school run a few times without wearing a coat.  The shops are full of chocolate goodies.  It feels like Spring is finally on it’s way.   This months Five Under £5 has a little Spring vibe with some bits and pieces […] Read more…

Blog Love – Life is Knutts

  This months Blog Love is dedicated to the brilliant Gemma who blogs at Life is Knutts. You heard it here first people, but I honestly believe Gemma’s blog is destined for big things this year.  I’ve read Gemma’s blog from the start and I’ve seen her work really hard at creating a little corner of […] Read more…

Five Under 5 February

Five Under £5 – February Bargains

Welcome to another Five Under £5.  This month I’m sharing some bargains I picked up in the sales. First up the background to this photo is actually a rather practical purchase of a new bath mat.  The little one projectiled all over the old one and it was beyond a washing machine rescue.  This was […] Read more…

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Five Under £5 – Valentines

I thought I would do a Valentines special for five under £5 as I picked up some cute little bits.  And I only went to two shops!     I’m not one for going over the top on valentines, I enjoy a romantic meal at home with a few special touches.  These napkins from Poundland are […] Read more…

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Dressing The Man with Jacamo

Does the man in your life care about his clothes?  Maybe you get to pick everything he wears. But what if you were given free reign to dress him however you liked?  Would it be similar to his normal style or something completely different? When Jacamo asked me to write a wish list, I decided […] Read more…

Blog Love – Mummy Muckups

  This months Blog Love is dedicated to the lovely Anna from Mummy Muckups.  I’ve been reading Anna’s blog for over a year now and it’s one of my favourites.  I give a little fist pump whenever she links up to my Friday Frolics linky because she always provides the giggles. From reading Anna’s blog […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – Christmas Decorations

Christmas without decorations is like Shrove Tuesday without pancakes.  Just plain wrong! My parents house is a Santa’s grotto at Christmas.  It is full to the brim with decorations. But each year I seem to add more and more to my collection, so by the time I’m their age I will have my own Santa’s […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – Christmas Stocking Gifts For Boys

Christmas stocking gifts for boys can be tricky.  Keeping to a budget but not being filled with tat can be difficult.  Here’s a few ideas that won’t break the bank, but hopefully the boys will love. Unfortunately buying the gifts isn’t the hardest bit.  Getting the stocking in the room is! The big one is […] Read more…

Five Under £5 – Christmas Stocking Gifts For Her

I love Christmas, but one of my bug bears is gift guides for stocking fillers.  Why? Because most of them feature gifts that are; a) Too big to fit in a stocking b) Cost a small fortune In my mind stocking fillers have always been small gifts, that each cost less than £5.  So perfect […] Read more…

Loving Me: Part 10 – Beef Madras Recipe

A fantastic beef madras recipe for you this week.  One that is so delicious it feels like you are being naughty by eating it.  Warning though, this one is not for the feint hearted.  It is hot!             Loving Me is a weekly weight loss series following the LighterLife Fast […] Read more…

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Five Under £5 – November

Hello.  Welcome to another Five Under £5.  October seemed to fly past in a blur of birthdays and weddings.  There was only one of each but that’s more than I can handle in a month!   The big one turned 7 and had a bowling party with a few friends, and the following weekend the […] Read more…

Blog Love – Four Princesses & The Cheese

  I first read Kristin’s blog  Four Princesses & The Cheese when she linked up to my Friday Frolics linky.  She had me hooked from the get go.   Kristin is a mum to four girls and lives in the USA. Her blog details the highs and lows of parenting and is absolutely hilarious.  I love […] Read more…

Loving Me: Part 5 – Beef & Macaroni Bake Recipe

This week on Loving Me I thought I would change things up a bit.  There’s been some very raw and emotional posts, there’s been a bit of light relief, and this week I am going practical with a healthy recipe that the whole family will enjoy. I love Italian food.  You cannot go wrong with […] Read more…

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