Our House – The Kitchen

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Featured, home and interiors | 26 comments

Our House – The Kitchen

Some of you have kindly asked to see some pics of our new abode – am starting with the kitchen, because I am a little bit in love with it, and because it is one room that doesn’t still have unpacked boxes in it!

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Extended Breastfeeding – The End

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Featured, Parenting | 26 comments

Extended Breastfeeding – The End

As I have spoken about before, I didn’t set out to do extended breastfeeding, it just happened naturally. And now it has just stopped, pretty much naturally too.

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Featured, In The Garden | 31 comments

How Does Your Garden Grow?

How does your garden grow? Well, my name isn’t Mary (tho I am sometimes contrary), but that is a very good question. I don’t have a bloody clue, but am hoping by joining in with Mammasaurus‘s linky of the same name I might pick up some tips.

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Win an Easter Hamper from Balloons by Up Up and Away

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in competitions | 2 comments

Win an Easter Hamper from Balloons by Up Up and Away

Blimey, Easter has snuck up quick this year hasn’t it – I am sure it was half term only a couple of weeks back and already we are into the last week of school before the Easter holidays! I am really looking forward to Easter this year, it will be the first celebration in our new home, and I am hoping the weather will be kind enough to allow an egg hunt in the garden.

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Things To Do In Coventry This Easter

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in holidays | 2 comments

Things To Do In Coventry This Easter

Being ‘sent to Coventry’ is a peculiar English saying meaning to ostracise someone. It is not quite known where the saying comes from, one story┬áis that Cromwell sent a group of Royalist soldiers to be imprisoned in Coventry and that the locals, who were parliamentary supporters, shunned them while they were there.

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Moved

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Featured, Life | 29 comments

Moved

We did it, we moved and I swear to anybody’s god who cares to listen, that I am not doing it again – if they ever want this house back they will have to share it with us because the thought of packing everything again makes me want to weep. And I haven’t even nearly finished unpacking yet!

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I Should Be Packing

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Featured, Life | 35 comments

I Should Be Packing

But instead I am;

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Oh You Pretty Things – Comfortable

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Featured, home and interiors | 25 comments

Oh You Pretty Things – Comfortable

I am a bit late with this weeks Oh You Pretty Things, which is being hosted over at the gorgeous Keynko‘s. She is poorly (sends love and lemsip) and has chosen the theme of comfort – what are the things you turn to when you need a hug?

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Moving Moving.

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Featured, Life | 25 comments

Moving Moving.

Today is the last day, in the morning I collect the keys that will unlock the door to our future and over the course of the next week, culminating in a big push on Mothers Day, we move house.

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Mothers Day Gifts + Giveaway from Truffle Shuffle

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in competitions, Featured | 319 comments

Mothers Day Gifts + Giveaway from Truffle Shuffle
Mothers Day has sort of crept up on me this year, all this house hunting meant I have only just noticed that it is just around the corner – but fear not, those lovely folks at Truffle Shuffle have forgiven me my tardiness and happily agreed to run our traditional Mothers Day Comp again this year.

 

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