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I’ve joined the Hygiene Revolution

I live in a house with Monkey, a typical 3 and half-year old muck attracting little boy, a one year old cat who insists on walking all over my kitchen work tops with his muddy paws and Daddy P who … Continue reading

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Postal cake? That’s my kind of delivery

We are big cake lovers in this house, I do a fair bit of baking myself, but when Baker Days offered to give me some time off I jumped at the chance! So who are Baker Days and what do … Continue reading

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We’re going to the Zoo, zoo, zoo :)

On Tuesday I took Monkey to Whipsnade Zoo. We’ve made this an annual trip since he was six months old, and meet up with one of Gramp’s cousins when we are there.  I used Tesco Day’s out vouchers so it … Continue reading

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A wonderful day out at the Tractor Ted Farm Show

To say that Monkey has been looking forward to today ever since I told him we had tickets for the Tractor Ted Farm Show, would be an understatement.  It is all he has talked about for the last week – … Continue reading

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Mr Kipling still makes exceeding good cakes – Strawberry Fancies

Something arrived in the post today which took me straight back to my childhood and visits to my Granny.  We’ve all heard of Mr (& now Mrs!) Kipling and his wonderful cakes right? I for one, grew up with his … Continue reading

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Hovis Breakfast Bakes – too good not to try

I have to say a big thank you to Missing Sleep for making me aware of Hovis Breakfast Bakes – they looked absolutely scrummy and I was thrilled when we were sent some of our own to try. As you … Continue reading

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Flitter, Flutter, Butterflies

What an awful day it was yesterday weatherwise!  Rain, rain and more rain 😦 Luckily Monkey and I had already decided on an indoor trip out with a special family friend.  I’d ordered some Days Out Vouchers with my Tesco … Continue reading

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Book Review – Grandpa’s Garden

As you will know from a recent post on a BritMums meet up and another post I have fallen in love with Barefoot Books.  They saw my post discussing their books and very kindly offered to let me review another … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

How did you decide on the names for your little ones? I was given my Auntie’s middle name as my first name, and my  paternal Granny’s middle name as my middle name.  I’ve spent 45 years wishing that they were … Continue reading

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Time to reflect

Today one of my closest friends has lost her father. It was a huge shock, although he was in his late Seventies, it was totally unexpected. My friend and her family are devastated – naturally. It has left me reflecting … Continue reading

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