Wicked Wednesdays #34 | Toes…

Wicked Wednesdays #34 | Toes…

In the last three years, there is not much my little H has done that has well and truly disgusted me. There have been a couple of icky moments involving hands in poo (by mistake) and a bit too much saliva being dolloped on me. But on the whole, you cope with it don’t you because they’re yours? Then…. And yes they are gorgeous toes, but putting your own toes…

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10 Reasons to Accept You Are Old

10 Reasons to Accept You Are Old

It dawned on me, as I uttered a phrase to a friend recently, that I am a fogey. And I have been for some time. Then I started really thinking about it (as bloggers do), which means I therefore present to you: “10 Reasons to Accept You Are Old”. 1) You say the phrase (after every rare night out) “I just want to go somewhere, I can have a drink and hear…

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Creating an Easter Basket

Creating an Easter Basket

After I created a Christmas Eve box for H in December, I knew I wanted to do something similar for Easter too. For one I like being a bit creative but more than that, I don’t need an excuse to turn something into slightly more of an occasion! So what have we got here? Well the beautiful basket I got from John Lewis, H adores green so I knew I…

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Monthly Bucket List | March

Monthly Bucket List | March

After last month’s bucket list update, I have to admit I felt a tad dejected. January started all guns blazing, as I think it does for everyone, full of good intention and lots of plans. Then February sort of fell away, life gets in the way. The usual sorts of excuses. But this month it feels as if a little more progress has been made and it reminds me to…

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Harry Potter Studio Tour | March 2015

Harry Potter Studio Tour | March 2015

If you haven’t been and plan to (and want it all to be a surprise) then please do not read this post. I do not want to be responsible for diminishing someone’s Harry Potter dreams. Right now that we’ve got that sorted, on to the amazing Harry Potter Studio Tour. I’ve only been absorbed in the world of Potter for a paltry seven months, but to me it feels like…

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{The Ordinary Moments 15} #13 | A Mother’s Instinct

{The Ordinary Moments 15} #13 | A Mother’s Instinct

We started potty training this week. In the lead up I had felt a familiar feeling, a rumbling in my belly if you will, a raw mother’s instinct. I felt the time wasn’t right. But I shoved it to one side, because we had decided this was the week and everyone had told me I should do it so I found myself doing it. Not because I felt H was…

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Five Films….With a Great Soundtrack

Five Films….With a Great Soundtrack

I adore films. I have a huge and ever-expanding collection and back in those pre-H days (which I find harder to remember as time goes on), I would watch a lot of films. These days my time is more limited of course, but one way to start give my film love a bit more time is to have it feature here on my little blog. So I’m starting a new…

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The Tea and Cake | Edition No. 12

The Tea and Cake | Edition No. 12

Well this week we embarked upon our potty training journey and sufficed to say, it’s been interesting. Anyway let’s not dwell. We’re looking forward to a pretty laid back weekend with one party on Saturday afternoon, otherwise we won’t be venturing too far from our house, potty and a wide variety of accessories to help clean up!! If you’re here for the first time then all you need to know…

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Why Potty Training a Toddler is Like An Episode of Dexter

Why Potty Training a Toddler is Like An Episode of Dexter

Dexter Morgan of the wonderful series Dexter (well wonderful until the last couple of seasons which I’d truly rather pretend never happened) lives by a code – the Harry code. (Oh and sidenote – if you’re not familiar with the show, Dexter kills people – but only the bad ones , so its ok. Harry was his adopted dad who taught him to kill only the bad people, but to…

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