Lighthearted · Little Thoughts

A poem to the People who sell David Gandy Pants

To the people who sell the David Gandy Pants, I would like to have a tiny rant. My Click and Collect order will be late, which makes me a bit irate So on this 23rd day of December, I become a Sweaty Christmas Shopper Bender by running round the shops, to buy the things I… Continue reading A poem to the People who sell David Gandy Pants

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The chocolate coin review

The Dream Me: Hmmmm I think I will do a little lighthearted informal review of chocolate coins, seeing as how I like chocolate, and its ‘that’ time of year. The girls can taste-test them and we can do a little chart and it will be ‘funny’… The Reality I pick the girls up from school… Continue reading The chocolate coin review

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Time away from your children: Selfish or Important?

So yesterday we dropped our girls off at their grandparents to stay for a few nights, they are back on Christmas Eve. On Sunday morning, as we were getting ready to leave, L said to me ‘Mummy, I don’t want to go, I want to stay at home with you’. Cue lots of guilty thoughts… Continue reading Time away from your children: Selfish or Important?

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I miss books…

Following on from my post yesterday about my ‘To Do’ list, I found my daughter’s own job list in her pre-school bookbag. And quite frankly, I want to swap lists. Hers looks so much easier. 😂😂 But seriously..her list is a good example of what I often ‘see’ when I try to focus on reading… Continue reading I miss books…

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10 days until Christmas ‘To Do’ List

So with 9 days to go until Christmas Day, I thought I would share with you my 10 days until Christmas ‘To Do’ List. (See..I am always late with everything…) Does this list resemble yours? More importantly, have I missed anything out? Is there any thing I can remove?! Why does so much of the list… Continue reading 10 days until Christmas ‘To Do’ List

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So I have just come back from my yoga class (I hope to write about my yoga adventures in the future) to find so many lovely comments and messages about this blog. I took the plunge and decided to set up a page on Facebook, and I am truly humbled and touched by all of… Continue reading Humbled

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Getting my shit together

Why Why Why can I not get my shit together?! Another Monday morning and another five fifteen minutes late to work after I fanny about at home. My team are very good and don’t say much but I know they must be secretly despairing. My line manager says she is understanding because I have two young… Continue reading Getting my shit together

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My relationship with Christmas

  I have a complicated relationship with Christmas. Christmas’s growing up were blissfully traditional. Stockings from Father Christmas, mum’s home-made mince pies, trips to relatives and Terry’s Chocolate Oranges. Yum. But then I grew up, went to University and gained employment in retail. And for me that kind of killed Christmas. It was working in… Continue reading My relationship with Christmas