I love this photo. Wintery days on the beach is my favourite. We usually go for a Winters walk around New Year. There’s just something about the fresh sea air and crisp frozen sand.

But this photo sums it up. Big smiles. Happy. Carefree. Fun family adventures.

I wish my house backed on to the beach, wouldn’t it be amazing if you’re #garden was the beach? Or you had your own private stretch of beach. It would just be amazing.

We’re not far from the beach, but I do wish we lived a bit closer. One day. That’s the dream!

We used to live half an hour from the coast, reflecting back we didn’t make use of it as much as we should’ve. Maybe there’s a lesson in there for me!

Anyone else have the same dreams?

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I love this photo. Wintery...

I’m finally saying goodbye to Autumn. Well, in the living room in any case. A #change is as good as a rest. As they say. The Autumnal goodies have gone back in the loft and the festive decor has been installed. I can’t wait to show off the tree and my beautiful mantle. Albeit it will be shared online only 🤣.

I had a good clean before I put the decs up. I always have a thorough clean and the Blade4 is just perfect. She is so handy, battery powered and very powerful.

It picks all the pet fur up, it leaves the floor clean and not only that, it leaves those wonderful vacuum marks on the carpet! We all strive for that don’t we?

@vaxcleanhome have a new range: Blade4, Glide and SpotlessGo. They all share the same battery so you can swap them around. I can’t wait to show you each product. The Glide is amazing and every house with hard floors needs one.

Who else likes to do a deep clean before putting up the decorations?

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🌊 “Not all those who #wander are lost.” J.R.R.Tolkien.⁣
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I love this quote and it is so true. We sometimes 𝐰𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫 aimlessly without purpose, never lost, just exploring the surroundings. I love that when we go on holiday we always 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐥𝐨𝐫𝐞 where we are staying.⁣
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It’s also nice that when we walk, we talk. The kids chat about things they wouldn’t normally talk about and we have quite random conversations as a family.⁣
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Noah was feeling sad today. It wasn’t nice seeing him emotional. Daddy took him for a walk and they talked about his feelings. His girlfriend has broken up with him and he’s really sad. Daddy tried to reassure him that he’ll probably have lots of girlfriends. His reply was “but I don’t want lots of girlfriends”. He breaks my heart with his big 𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬. 🥰 He is going to be a very loving and caring husband one day.⁣
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Do you find a 𝐰𝐚𝐥𝐤 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐩𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐤 as a family?⁣
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⁣#mummyphotoaday #fstuk12 #amwfparentingtribe #ukexplore #northdevon #exploredevon #waves #wavesplash #seaside #actionshot #waves🌊 #splashingaround #familyfun #familylife #magicofchildhood #magicalmoments #ordinarymoments #kiddiesfun #mummyconstant #parentinglife #adventurekids #englishseaside #beachlife #exploreeverywhere

🌊 “Not all those who...

❄️ Welcome December! Here are the new photo prompts for this fantastically festive month.... I cannot wait to see all the Wintery and Seasonal photos.⁣
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I adored the Autumnal photos of November,  absolutely amazing photos shared throughout the month and I am really excited to see what is coming for the end of the year. ⁣
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My favourites, in photo 2, from left to right:⁣⁣⁣
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Here’s to lots of Wintery fun for 𝐃𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #MummyPhotoADay, so we can all find your photos and like, comment and save.⁣⁣⁣
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Now, here’s your part: Tag your 𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐭𝐨 𝐥𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 friends who you think would enjoy this challenge...📸⁣⁣
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❄️ Welcome December! Here are...

And, just like that... they walked away from November. It’s gone really quickly considering. We’ve had lots of family adventures along the way and it’s also been a time of reflection.

This photo is from a trip to the #forest last year. I loved this location.  Darwin Forest was just beautiful and I can’t wait to explore it some more next year.

I’ve seen lots of inspiration over the weeks, places to explore in the UK with the family. I am looking forward to 2021 and planning lots of adventures.

Do you have any UK locations you want to explore next year?

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✨ 𝐀𝐝𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 ✨⁣
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I’m running my advent competitions again this year with over £𝟏,𝟎𝟎𝟎’𝐬 worth of prizes over 12 competitions - #12DaysOfConstantChristmas.⁣
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Same as previous years: 11 competitions that will be 24 hours only. Then a big finale on Day 12. The finale lasts 1 week and will be a bigger prize value in that final bundle.⁣
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I’m so excited as I have so many amazing brands who have donated gifts to my lucky readers! You have to be in it to win it.⁣
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🎄 You must enter on my blog posts⁣
🎄 Follow all the mandatory entry requirements⁣
🎄 Tag a friend who you think will want to win prizes ⁣
🎄 All prizes will be sent by a third party - not by me and I will not be asking for any shipping payment of any kind.⁣
🎄 Winners will be emailed me directly.⁣
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This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.⁣
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⚠️ There are a lot of 𝘴𝘱𝘢𝘮 accounts being created to pose as IG accounts, they message you pretending to be influencers and ask for money for shipping. Be aware. 𝐈 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐛𝐞 𝐚𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐧𝐲 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐲 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐚𝐧𝐲𝐨𝐧𝐞. These gifts have been donated by third party brands, that I trust and will be shipped by these companies. ⚠️⁣
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First comp starts at midnight on 1st December 2020 and finale starts at midnight on 12 December 2020 (and will run for 1 week).⁣
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𝐆𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐥𝐮𝐜𝐤! 🎄

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✨ 𝐀𝐝𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 ✨⁣ ⁣...

Something a little #different than my usual bright blue skies. This was a perfect storm brewing, travelling very quickly towards us. The #sunshine was beaming down on us from behind. It was very surreal.

Have you ever been in that position where you have sun on one side and dark grey storms on the other? It’s amazing how they contrast.

As much as I love this photo. Seeing the kiddies having fun, it does bring the memories of what happened 10 minutes later: we got caught in a hail storm. It was horrible. We all got soaked through... even the dogs were shaking! Needless to say I got the family waterproof trousers the following day!

Typical English weather... I should have been more prepared! Are you an embrace any weather kind of family or only on the good days?

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I adore the Autumn sunshine, it paints everything such a beautiful shade. A hint of gold sparkles across the land. Then in the mornings it sparkles with the crisp drops of frost.

The weather has been amazing over the past week. I truly love this time of year where we can put on our big bobble hats and walk amongst nature’s beauty.

It’s #mindfulness at its best. Not only are you taking in the moment but you’re at one with it. However; at this precise moment the rest of my gang were having Berry fights right behind me. Launching berries at eachother seemed the most logical thing to do on our afternoon walk! 🤣

I’m practicing the mantra “Amongst the chaos there is calm”.

I’ve been a bit quiet on here over the past couple of days, not feeling quite right and super tired. So I’ve been snoozing a lot & resting my eyes. Sometimes you just have to stop and watch the sunset...

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Make the most of outdoor family adventures during lockdown

Make the most of outdoor family adventures during lockdown

Although we are now technically out of lockdown, the tier system is in full swing and there is still a lot of chatter about another lockdown at the beginning of 2021. With that in mind, I thought I would pull together some simple ideas to encourage everyone to get outdoors and make the most of family adventures. It doesn’t have to be a thoroughly organised affair, a quick dash out to get some well-earned fresh air.  VIEW the POST

How to prepare your existing child for a new baby

How to prepare your existing child for a new baby

Deciding to expand your family is a significant step. Looking after one child is vastly different from looking after two. Likewise, two kids seem a breeze compared to three - and so on (apparently). There are loads of things to consider before rushing into a decision like this. It's something you should think long and hard about, to be sure you're making the best decision for your family. I remember being pregnant with Isla and carrying a toddler around, it was hard work. I still cannot believe there is only 18 months between them. VIEW the POST

A new parent’s guide to taking family pictures

Since starting up the #MummyPhotoADay challenge, Noah and Isla have mostly gotten used to having our camera with us when we go out and about. Taking photographs has become an established part of our lives, and I’m so grateful for it. Taking family pictures feels the same as keeping a personal journal, except that albums have memories from everyone’s perspective. Every photograph captures not just a moment, but a prompt for your mind to uncover a rich memory. 

The Ultimate guide to buying a TV

The Ultimate guide to buying a TV

As our TVs get smarter, are we as consumers going the other direction and becoming more and more clueless? Given how quickly the simple TV set has evolved in the past few decades, this is perhaps understandable, as to keep track of every development, tech spec and advertisement for new TVs would in itself be a full time job. I love our TV, lots of fab boxsets to work my way through and having the right one is essential when buying a TV. VIEW the POST

Keep yourself and your family safe and secure online!

Keep yourself and your family safe and secure online!

In recent years the Internet has entered our lives for good. Social media, photos, recipes, news, videos, games and anything else we may be interested in can now be found online. What can you do to help keep your family safe in the internet age? As a parent or guardian, you know what is right for your family and how your children learn best. To help your family explore new technologies, gadgets and services in an ever-changing online world, here are some practical tips: VIEW the POST

5 Essentials you need on a day out with the kids

I had grand plans at the start of the year to do some fun family travel posts, but as you can imagine, this plan was foiled. Something to do with a pandemic! So, instead we have been using the products I was going to mention in our staycations and a day out with the kids. Going out with the kiddies can always be tricky, but these are 5 essentials that I never leave the house without. And, they will also be on our packing list when we go away next.