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This is the one where it all started #MummyBlogger

This is the one where it all started #MummyBlogger

Yep, I have been watching a lot of friends this week, which obviously inspired the title. This is a post about what got me started on the blogging road and how this blog kicked off. I think it's important to remember what inspired you to write in the first place and it also might be helpful if anyone is just starting off. So, what kicked it all off and led me down the path of a #MummyBlogger:  VIEW the POST

The problem with fashion trends #fashion

The problem with fashion trends #fashion

The existence of fashion trends date back hundreds of years. They signified to show how much extra money and leisure time you had. They signified your level in society, suggested your connection to royal families, that sort of thing. It would begin with whatever the reigning party, king or queen, liked - and the faster you caught on and followed suit, the better it indicated you were to observant of their tastes.VIEW the POST

The must have board games for this Christmas season

Over the course of the past few months we have been testing out some board games for dinner party nights and family nights too. This post is a collection of some of the fun board games that we have for dinner party nights. Perfect for those Christmas evenings when you have friends round or when the children have gone to bed on Christmas Day.  …

BEAR Yoyos make snack time fun

BEAR Yoyos make snack time fun

We love BEAR, they are always perfect for snacks and lunches when we go out at the weekends. My children do not have packed lunch at school, but if they did they would most definitely want Yoyos in their lunchboxes. We use them when we go out on our scooters and need a snack break, they are perfect.  VIEW the POST

Family life in the 1930’s: part one

Family life in the 1930’s: part one

I was on a long journey with my grandma last week, those journeys where conversations can lead from one thing to another quite quickly. On this particular journey Grandma responded to one of my comments with "we didn't have fridges when i was younger and we coped". It got me thinking about how life is so different now compared to 80 years ago, Grandma didn't have a fridge let alone an iPad - how would Noah and Isla feel about that?  VIEW the POST

A day in history as the Flying Scotsman whooshed by

Today, as you may have seen all over the news, the Flying Scotsman took a trip from London’s Kings Cross to York. It all started at 8:45am when I got a text from my Mumma saying she was waiting at the end of her road to see it whoosh by. Then as I got the children in the car, for the school trip, I asked “shall we go and see the special steam train?” and of course the reply was a big YES.  …