As a child I would’ve moved heaven and earth for a proper playhouse – I’ve always been a little homemaker at heart. Unfortunately I had to make do with my Dads shed – which in fairness he let us paint and rearrange until our hearts content – but I also had to share it with the firewood and a rogue mouse that used to chew up my ‘artwork’! The one thing I adore about my kids is their imagination, but their constant efforts at making a den out of my sofa cushions started to take its toll. It became my…

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You may be thinking I haven’t seen those faces around these parts for a while. It’s true, I have been totally slacking – although for good reason. The last few months have been both amazing and pretty crappy in equal measure. If you don’t normally read my blog then I’ll let you in on the secret – WE ARE EXPECTING ANOTHER LITTLE BRUSHNEEN!! Obviously that’s the amazing part – the not so great bit is how sick it has made me. As I write this today I’ve turned 20 weeks and the sickness has let up a bit this morning.…

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As a child some of my favourites memories were our holidays to Devon in a static caravan – and for Ell, although his family stayed in Cornwall. It’s actually a tradition we’ve carried on since having our own children – they love caravan holidays, and they love Cornwall. We were so excited to be invited for a weekend stay at Trevornick, Holywell Bay in one of their brand new static caravans.  Trevornick is a 5* family owned site 5.5 miles from Newquay, with over 600 camping and touring pitches, 36 fully equipped Eurotents, and from the start of the 2018…

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This is the first in my series of weekly uploads to document this pregnancy. I would love for you to let me know if you are expecting too in the comments. How far along? 12 weeks How big? The size of a Lime Maternity clothes? Still fitting in my normal clothes but my jeans are tight at the end of the day.  Sleep? I’m still feeling like a I need a 20 minute nap midday – plus I keep waking at night and find it hard to go back to sleep.  Best moment this week? Feeling much less sick –…

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…The newest (and final) member of Team Brushneen is due in November 2018! You can watch our announcement video here: It feels like we have known, and been keeping this quiet forever. I honestly didn’t think when I took a test just before we went to Disneyland Paris in March that it would be positive – mostly because we had only just started trying, and with Mason it took 4/5 months for me to fall pregnant. I’ve honestly never been so excited to see the word ‘PREGNANT’. I will be documenting this pregnancy over here on my blog and via…

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