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Travel & Days Out

3 Surefire Strategies To Organise The Perfect Family Holiday

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This is a collaborative post. When it comes to the annual summer vacation, it’s easy to choose the mundane and ordinary package holiday. All-inclusive options on the hotel complex, evening entertainment in the form of cheesy cabaret tribute acts and a kids club tend to be the go-to formula. However, you do have more options. Some families take the perfect family holiday to far-flung destinations like Costa Rica, Macau, Fiji and Uzbekistan. While you may wonder how they manage to…

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Motherhood

How To Make The School Run Easier

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This is a collaborative post We’ve all been there: having woken exhausted from a barely adequate sleep and trudged downstairs, you’ve barely time to shower or brush your teeth as you try to get your kids ready for school. Make no mistake; the school run remains a huge challenge to parents nationwide. With even simple goals like getting your kids out of the door difficult to achieve. I’ve come up with a few ideas to make the dreaded school run…

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Finding Happiness

What To Do When Moving Day Is Close

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This is a collaborative post. The thought of having to move out is enough to send shivers down experienced movers spines. Moving is just stressful, and for first-time movers, this can be even more of a worrying time. However, there are a few things that you can do to make life easier as moving day approaches. There are still going to be little bumps in the road that will complicate matters. And after having to find a home, have the…

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Finding Happiness

My Monthly Bucket List – May 2016

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Where did April go? The past few months seem to have been flashing before my eyes. I'm in shock that we are now entering the fifth month of the year. I can't quite believe that in less than three months, we will hopefully get to meet Little Mister H and our second rainbow baby will complete our family. I know that the next few months will fly by. And yet we have so much that we need to do before baby boy…

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Finding Happiness

My monthly bucket list – August 2015

Back in March I decided to join in with the Monthly Bucket List linky hosted by the fabulous Twinderelmo. I was hoping that writing a bucket list would help me to become more organised. Alas, dear reader, this was not to be. I did become a little more organised. But I definitely did not reach the organisational standards of my past.…

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Finding Happiness

Happy Days – Sunday 01.02.2015

It is time to link up with Happy Days hosted by the lovely Jenna and Katy. It is a brilliant linky and I am sad that I have failed to link up over the past few weeks. February is going to be the month that I get organised and join in with this linky every week. No excuses!…

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Motherhood

The Mummy Witching Hour: When Chaos Descends

For this mummy, the witching hour is not midnight. It is not the time when witches, ghosts and ghouls appear. For this mummy, the witching hour is the time period between making Little Miss H's dinner and leaving her room knowing that she is in sleepy land. It is when chaos descends.…

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