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#MeatMatters Challenge with Britmums

This post is an entry for the #MeatMatters Challenge, sponsored by Simply Beef and Lamb. Learn more about the benefits of cooking and eating beef and lamb along with recipe ideas and inspiration here! As a new mum making quick and easy dinners are a must. I love meat and tend to always have meat …


The insider Blogging world #AD

Being a blogger is interesting and brings a lot of fun, but this workhave many undercurrents and requires some marketing knowledge. Such as gathering of  subscriber’s base, for example. It is necessary for bloggers to do this; at least because sending out a newsletter is a more pleasant way of informing about something than an SMS or even a call with a talking robot or a …


Baby weight be gone!

Having IVF is not only tough on the mind but it’s also tough on the body, it pumps you with tonnes of hormones that make you gain weight before your even pregnant. I excel at gaining weight when pregnant anyway and ended up going from 9.3 stone to 12.5 stone, at 5 foot 4 (at …


Toys and games traditional or modern? Hape Toys review #AD

In our house we love toys, Erin is a fan of anything plastic but I am more traditional- I’m not saying she doesn’t have tonnes of plastic toys because she does but I love the more traditional wooden toys and educational toys as I think they have more longevity and purpose. When we were offered …


Bottoms up for Bepanthen #Britmums #Ad #Bepanthenprotects

This post is an entry for the #Bepantenprotects challenge, sponsored by Bepanthen. Learn more about how to protect baby’s sensitive skin on Bepanthen. As a mum of two girls aged 6 and 2 months nappy rash has been a problem for several years. Erin my eldest was a fast teether and by 3 months old …

Mothers Day Inspiration  #AD;

Mothers Day Inspiration #AD

My mum is notoriously hard to buy for and so is Matts mum. I bet most mums are and they always say ‘don’t worry about me, treat yourself!’ Nightmare!! So let me help you with a little inspiration. We have been gifted these fantastic items for inclusion within this post. White Company Waffle Gown Now …


Morbid… I know

Well happy Monday! Let’s start this week off with a cheery blog post… maybe not the post to start the week off with a beaming smile but here me out. First question- Do you have a will? Second question- if not why not? Now let’s go back a few months an email popped in my …


Always trust your instinct

If I was only able to share one piece of advice with a new parent or a parent struggling. I would say- ‘Always trust your instinct’. People for many years have told me I am doing the wrong thing for Erin and that “she doesn’t need all her medicine” you haven’t been there when she’s …


Trundling Along with Trunki #Ad

I love a holiday. They are amazing, sun, sea, sand, fun! One of our favourite destinations is Disney world, in fact I would say we’re slightly addicted. Guess what we’re going again this year! Now we have two girls and we have always used Erin’s faithful Trunki on our trips away, so Edie will have …

Pregnancy weight loss

Body… not confident

2012 I had just given birth… I did little exercise and got back into my size 8 jeans after 6 weeks. I didn’t really diet and was happy with my weight. I never got back to the 7 stone 6 I was before I got pregnant but at 8 stone 7 I was happy. Roll …