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Our Book Advent 2015: A Parragon Book Buddies review

Now Little Miss H is here we have started a new tradition at Advent. Little Miss H adores books and so I love to present her with a book a day during Advent. Some of these books are new. But most are Christmas books that I have bought in previous years. Or books that we haven't looked at over the years. I love brown paper packages tied up with string. I wrap the books up in plain craft paper and use some…

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Books & Bakes Reviews & Giveaways

Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere – A Parragon Book Buddies Review

A little girl wearing pink and navy, sits on a blanket in the garden and reads the book Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere_with the post title "Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere"_A Parragon Book Buddies Review_Mrs H's favourite things

I mentioned back in September that we are lucky enough to have been chosen as Parragon Book Buddies. This means that Little Miss H is sent a book every month to review. Recently, Little Miss H and I have been filled with colds and viruses. So sadly I did not manage to get the review for Pumpkins, Pumpkins Everywhere up in time for Halloween. Which is such a pity as this book would have been perfect for the spookiest day of…

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Blogging & Vlogging Books & Bakes

October’s Vlog Club – My Top Five Favourite Books

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I am back with my second vlog. Once again, I am taking part in Vlog Club and this month's prompt is to share my top five favourite books. It has been almost impossible to limit it to just five books. I love reading and before becoming a mum I used to read a book a week. There is so much wonderful literature out there that I love. And there were many other books that I could have included in this list. If…

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Finding Happiness Thoughts & Inspiration

73 Questions

73 questions

I think I must have been living under a rock for the past year. Until Sunday, I had never heard of Vogue's "73 Questions" interview series. Thanks to my good friend Heledd who writes the gorgeous blog Running in Lavender for enlightening me. Inspired by these videos and Heledd's fabulous post, I decided to tackle the 73 questions myself. Drum roll please.…

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Finding Happiness

A Special Advent calendar

Follow my blog with Bloglovin  Little Miss H is now 18 months old and this year we want to fully immerse her in the Christmas spirit. A special Advent calendar of Yuletide activities seemed the perfect way to introduce her to some fabulous new festive traditions. Creating magical memories along the way.  Our daughter is also obsessed with books and we decided to give her a book a day for Advent. These include Christmas books that we gave her last…

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Little Miss H’s favourite things – 15 months

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Little Miss H is now 15 months old. She is growing up far too quickly for my liking.Let me tell you about her favourite things from her 15th month: Walking – Now that she has started there is no stopping her. It is hard to believe that she took her first proper steps only a few weeks ago.     Spoons – Little Miss H was bought a beautiful Emma Bridgewater tea set for her birthday. It includes four tiny tea spoons. LM is…

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Thoughts & Inspiration

What I Am Doing Now – Meme

  The lovely Steph at the Diary of a Midlife Mummy has just tagged me in the “what I am doing now” meme. Steph has been having a rough week as one of her little girls is poorly. Please cheer her up and go and visit her fabulous blog.   What am I doing now? Reading – I am currently trying to read the second novel in the Thursday Next series; “Lost in a Good Book” by Jasper Fforde. A…

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