As soon as the weather gets colder, and the nights start getting darker, and I know the summer is over,  movie nights/afternoons become a regular occurrence in our house. There is nothing better than getting everyone snuggled on the sofa under a blanket – especially after a long day or an outdoor walk. Sunday afternoons in my opinion are made for dog walks and sofa snuggles. Movie Nights become that more exciting towards the end of November when the christmas movies come out. We have a huge cuddly blanket that my mum bought me last christmas from M&S, and that…

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I am a fussy mum when it comes to what products I use on my children skin. When Izzie was born I bought a brand that everyone said to use, my mum had used it for me, and I didn’t even give it a second thought. As Izzie got older, she started becoming sensitive to washing powders and some bath products. They didn’t bring her out in a rash, but I noticed if I used particular products she would complain of being ‘itchy’. Also I started looking into what ingredients were in the products and was shocked, and totally lost…

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I am linking up again with the fantastic Me & Mine Project this month. I love that we have a monthly family photo because of this, although this month I left it way too late with everything going on, and we ended up with the tripod in the living room. It was getting near to the kids bedtime and it was a struggle but we got a couple of half decent photos – I think if everyone is looking the same way it is nothing short of a miracle. This month has been as hectic as ever. With Christmas fast…

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Two Sundays ago, the weather was looking perfect for a dog walk – it was chilly but the rain from the previous day had dried up and we were all in need of some fresh air. I took my camera along with the intention of getting some shots of the kids running around. Badminton Estate is near my parents house and there are loads of places to wander, and big open spaces, perfect for wild kids and crazy dogs. This is mainly a photo heavy post, but I just wanted to point out the trees in the first photo. When…

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As much as I love Autumn, Winter – well Christmas in particular is my favourite time of year – the smells, the food, the happiness. We have a lot of traditions in our house for Christmas, so I thought I would write down a winter bucket list (as I did for Autumn) and see how many we can check off over the colder months ahead….I’ve also added in some photos from when we have done things in previous years – how cute are tiny Izzie and Ollie! 1. Make Mulled Wine and Mulled Cider 2. Decorate the house for Christmas…

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