Holiday Blues and Holiday Plans {Featuring Suffolk Secrets}

‘This is a paid partnership with Suffolk Secrets’ It’s three weeks (to the day) since we got home from California. I must admit that — after dealing with killer jet-lag and problems affecting the running of my blog (yawwwwn) — the first couple of weeks whizzed by in a bit of a blur. But the …

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Planning the perfect staycation in Cornwall

Ever planned a staycation in Cornwall? So once again, the Met office are forecasting an unusually warm spring. Of course, The Sun have reported this as ‘a three month heatwave’ — with 26°C predicted next month’. Never let it be said that they don’t like to make a juicy headline out of the British weather. …

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Boys, Cars and Toy Trains { An Honest Ford Kuga Review}

‘This honest ford Kuga review is in paid partnership with Vertu Motors. However all thoughts, words and images are entirely my own.’ Although we’ve never pushed gender specific toys on the twins — always offering them a choice — like an inherent magnet, they’re inexplicably drawn to cars and trains. Ever since they were very …

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Caravanning, Fat Face & creating memories of the perfect summer 2018

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Summer 2018.  Since I began this blog, it’s been my life’s mission to capture as many family moments as I can; to preserve them for when the boys are old enough to read and understand just how much they mean to their daddy and me. What began as a cathartic exercise — and something that …

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257 weeks and 4 days | Half Term at Cefn Gorwydd Farm {Me and Mine}

So we’re almost at the end of half term; the boys go back to school tomorrow and normal service will resume. We’ve had such a lovely week. We spent the first part of it in Wales visiting our friend Dai, who’s living the rural idyll, on the Gower Peninsula.  We stayed in one of his lovely holiday cottages, …

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A Night at The Wood Norton Hotel

We went away for a night at the Wood Norton Hotel and it made me think… every once in a while, getting away with your significant other and rediscovering ‘why’ you got together in the first place is a wonderful thing. And before you get carried away with the smutty references; I wasn’t *necessarily* referring …

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