The McDonald’s Effect {Family Time and McDonald’s Character Visits} | AD

This is a paid post with McDonalds to promote the McDonald’s character visits. Although this is a collaborative post all thoughts, words and images — as ever — are entirely my own.  Through the mists of time (OK — I’m exaggerating — throughout my lifetime) there has been an unequivocal link between children’s happiness and McDonald’s. Our family …

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In The Pink | The Blush Bedroom

As a lone woman in a houseful of boys, there’s not a lot of pink in our home. Not that it’s inclusion has ever been vetoed but — naturally — it’s just not a colour that makes much of an appearance. Until now. We recently invested in a new bed — we swapped our 20 …

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My New Sleeping Partner {Nora The Snorer} | Nora Mattress from Wayfair

I’ve spoken before about my love of our bed. My boy and I bought it for our first home, 20 years ago, and it’s been with us ever since. Forged out of heavy wrought iron it’s HUGE — a super-sized, superking bedframe — the dimensions of which are both a blessing and a curse. Blessing: …

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A little facelift {for my hallway bench!}

I wrote last year about finding the perfect narrow hallway bench seat for our wonky little cottage. We didn’t have to look very hard, as I found the perfect small hallway bench with storage from GLTC. The Abbeville storage bench is SO useful and a master of disguise. It works well as a little reading nook. …

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Light nights, light mornings {and botanical roller blinds}

Well, hurrah for the clocks going forward. I don’t think I have ever, ever been so grateful to lose an hour! This winter has felt very, very long indeed hasn’t it? That extra hour of daylight made the world of difference yesterday though. Added to the fact that spring finally seems to have sprung. At …

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Is Lapland UK Worth The Money? Our Lapland UK Review

Is Lapland UK worth the money? I thought I’d write my Lapland review for any parents looking to book tickets. There’s no denying that it’s expensive — but is it worth it? Read on… ‘Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house,Every creature was stirring,As they’d all been kept awake by two very …

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