• The Northern Blog Awards 2018: An Update and a Thank You

    admin October 12, 2018

    2018 was always going to be an interesting year for this little corner of the internet.  Now that I work four days a week, I don’t have as much time or headspace to dedicate to creating content; especially when you add in having to keep…

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  • 11 Years On…

    admin September 7, 2018

    The end of August is always a funny time for us.  It’s the winding down of the summer holidays and the simultaneous gearing up for the return to school. It’s the tail-end of the summer and the looking ahead to the beginning of autumn.  And…

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  • Northumberland: A Family Break with Ross Holiday Cottages

    admin August 22, 2018

    You wouldn’t believe the number of times I have sat down to try and write this post over the last few weeks but every time I did, I felt as though I wasn’t quite doing our recent trip to Northumberland with Ross Holiday Cottages justice.…

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  • Our Dream Kitchen ǀ Our Renovation Project

    admin August 8, 2018

    It’s okay, you can pick your jaws up from the floor at the sight of yet another interiors post from me in such a short space of time!  The reality is that we have realised on reaching the ‘one year in the house’ mark that…

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  • A Little Bit Of Us… #8

    admin August 6, 2018

    Another month has come and gone in the blink of an eye.  We are well into the school summer break now and we continue to be blessed with gorgeous sunshine most days.  This is certainly turning into an unusual summer here in the UK; I…

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  • Our Renovation House ǀ An Update

    admin August 4, 2018

    As it has been almost a year since we signed on the dotted line for our new home, I thought it might be pertinent to write a little update post on how far we have got into our renovation.  I have done room tours here…

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  • Getting Some Me Time with Olverum Bath Oil REVIEW

    admin August 3, 2018

    As any parent will no doubt tell you, there are periods in your life when you just find yourself busy busy busy and it can often feel like there is no end in sight.  At the moment we are going through one of those times and despite…

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  • Monster Beach Bundle with Pulsin Kids Fruity Oat Bars and Hotel Transylvania 3 GIVEAWAY

    admin July 27, 2018

    If you’ve been following me here for a while you may know that just over a year ago Eli was diagnosed as having a gluten intolerance.  We were advised to not pull gluten completely from his diet but to limit how much he eats and…

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  • What Mama Wore…

    admin July 2, 2018

    It’s funny how easily we can become stuck in a rut and I know that is especially true of me when it comes to fashion.  For the past 10 years I have stayed with a style which worked for me; the invention of skinny jeans…

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  • A Little Bit Of Us… #7

    admin June 29, 2018

    Cast your mind back to the beginning of the year; remember when I said we were planning on keeping our heads down and having a quiet year…those have quickly become famous last words!  I feel like we are ricocheting from one thing to the next…

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  • Guernsey: A Short Break with Condor Ferries

    admin June 27, 2018

    Imagine an island which has stunning scenery as far as the eye can see, rugged clifftops and long stretches of sandy beach at almost every turn and you’ve just about summed Guernsey up in a nutshell.  When we were invited to visit the Channel Islands…

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