Simple Midweek Meal – Rustlers Burger Hacking Challenge

As you may have read I am on the search for more simplicity, on of the ways I am doing this is with our meal planning. To simplify we are having at least one midweek meal that I can just put in the oven or reheat. We have found that by doing this we are […]

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Family Life, New Job, Nursery and a Slight Change to the Budget…

This is going to be a new monthly post where I will update on what is going on in life. I have been writing tips, tricks and projects I am completing for a few months now but I feel other than my about me page there isn’t much about family life on here. All my […]

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My Need for Simplicity

Life can be hard without us adding more on top of it. I feel like my whole adult life I have just added more, more items, more activities, more pressure and the list could go on. I remember getting a promotion at work and within months of starting the new job we were looking at […]

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She turns 2 today

My youngest and last baby turns two today! She is loud (extremely), adventurous and a wild child all wrapped up in to a butter wouldn’t melt bundle of cuteness. This beautiful photo of Émilie was taken by a friend during Forest School click here to visit her page. We knew we would have at least […]

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Budget Toddler Bedroom Makeover – Before and After (November Challenge)

I challenged myself this month to complete a Toddler Bedroom makeover on a budget. My budget was £269 which came from selling items we no longer used or needed. This month we are making over the girls bedroom, if you missed the last couple of weeks click on this links below: Week 1 Week 2 […]

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November Week 4

This month we are making over the girls bedroom, if you missed the last couple of weeks click on this links below: Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 This Week This week has been a bit of a slow week, not great as I now only have one week left. We had a very busy […]

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She turned 3

  Let me tell you about this little girl. She is my mini me, I used to always laugh at my husband and son as they are so a like but Isla could not be anymore me if she tried. That is obviously a good and bad thing as she has all the things I […]

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Christmas Activities – Fill December with Festivities

Over the last couple of years we have made a huge deal out of advent calendars. I have made my own (thank you Pinterest) and they would consist of chocolates and an activity and the occasional extra small treat (e.g pot of play-dough or small car), not only has this been time-consuming for me but […]

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November Challenge – Week 2

This month we are making over the girls bedroom, if you missed week one click on this link below. Week 1 This Week I have been a lot busier with this room than I thought. We dismantled the old drawers and wardrobe to make room for the new one we brought from Ikea. This was […]

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November Challenge – Week 1

Last month saw me sell 21 items from around my home that we no longer use, to make a small amount of money for my November challenge. I do still have one item left on sale but so far my total is £245 (after fees are taken). We did decide to use this money to pay for […]

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