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What to do with Jude’s bedroom?

  Before Jude moved to his fantastic school, I spent ages planning what his bedroom would look like. I guess it was partly out of guilt, worry, fear that he wouldn’t immediately settle in but …

Smoothie recipes

You know we’re smoothie fans in this family so I thought I’d share a few of our treats with you. There is a certain little miss who steals mine if I dare to put it …

Sibling love – Jude and Emmeline

  I’ve mentioned it a hundred times but haven’t written a whole post on these two for a while. Jude and Emmeline. What a pair. When they are together, they manage to bring out the …

A new canvas from CanvasChamp

Last week, I ordered a canvas photo through CanvasChamp. I really love the look of canvas pictures on a wall plus the lazy side of me truly can’t be bothered faffing around with framing and …

My night at the BAPS Awards

I don’t often write about blog events that I attend but this one really blew me away. The BAPS – short for Bloody Awesome Parents is organised by two organisations: My Family Our Needs and Bringing …

Things to do during the summer holiday

    I know it’s barely the middle of May but already I’m starting to try and think up plans for the summer holiday. Thankfully, Jude’s school keep it fairly short. He has four weeks …

Oat and raisin cookies (vegan friendly)

  When Emmeline mentions baking, my immediate reaction is GOD, NO, THE MESS! But yesterday, I kind of just went along with it. I found a recipe and modified it a little because as usual, …

When you’re not enough

  It’s a weird feeling, driving Jude back to his school house every Sunday evening. Throughout the journey, I analyse how the weekend has gone and inevitably shine a light on all the areas where …

Why I love my home city

There’s a programme on tv at the moment about historical towns and cities around the country and I find it really interesting. We are blessed with so many fantastic places to live in the UK …