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My Favourite Five – April

Thinking about my Favourite Five things from April, to join up with Suburban Mum’s fab linky, was tough this month. Usually I pick a theme select my top five of that e.g. My Top Five Dashing Heroes But this month I am going for family randomness. So without further ado……. Our Devon Holiday We had a fantastic break… Continue reading My Favourite Five – April

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Our Devon Holiday – The Simple Things

We were lucky enough to have a week’s holiday in North Devon during the second week of the Easter holidays and we had a brilliant time. We booked a self-catering cottage with our close friends and their two boys, which was ideally located just outside Barnstaple. The weather wasn’t great, but the on-site swimming pool… Continue reading Our Devon Holiday – The Simple Things

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What weekends are for..

We had a really nice weekend. Very simple but just perfect. Although I should point out I don’t include the Saturday morning kids clubs runs in that. What a sweaty, stressy palaver that is… So after we were back from various clubs, we were off up to stay with our friends in Surrey, Maria over… Continue reading What weekends are for..

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My Social Media Addiction

I have a social media addiction. I am pretty sure of it, and probably my friends and family would agree. And I am also pretty sure I am one of thousands.. Since I joined up to Facebook in 2007 and later upgraded to my first smartphone, there has been no looking back for me. And… Continue reading My Social Media Addiction

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Spa Break Review – The Spread Eagle, Midhurst

I have just come back from a very nice overnight spa break we booked to celebrate a friend’s birthday. I haven’t been asked to review it, but it was fab and I wanted to give a little shout out to support a local business. The Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa is a very established venue located in… Continue reading Spa Break Review – The Spread Eagle, Midhurst

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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?