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What To Do In & Around Hampshire In Autumn & Winter 2019

Ahh Autumn! Some love it, some hate it, some love to hate it, but I think that we can all agree that autumn definitely brings lots of lovely things with it. Knitwear, pumpkin spice lattes, pretty coloured leaves and also a whole new season-load of fun things to do. As much as I love a summer’s day out to the beach, there’s always something really special about an autumn festival, bonfire night and the arrival of the Christmas Markets. I know some of you will be cringing at the mention of Christmas, however every year I wish I had been more organised with planning days out  so that’s why I wanted to put this list together now! So that we can all be super organised autumn/winter queens and sail through these next few months gracefully. Who am I kidding? Graceful and organised are really not words I would use to describe myself – but like every year – I shall try my best! (more…)

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Five Ways to Modernise Your Bathroom

Being one of the most used rooms in the house, your bathroom is prone to wear and tear. This is why it’s import to consider regularly upgrading your bathroom to keep it looking modern, child-friendly and energy-efficient. However upgrades usually mean additional costs, which is why many families tend to opt out. So here are five ways you can modernise your bathroom without breaking the bank. (more…)

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Six Weeks To A Healthier Lifestyle
~ My place on 'Mindful Mummies' was kindly gifted to me, all opinions are my own ~

Six Weeks To A Healthier Lifestyle

If you follow me on Instagram you will have seen me talking at length about the six week nutritional plan that I took part in recently. I had a lot of questions over the six weeks and so I thought the best thing to do would be to collate all of my thoughts, feelings and frequently asked questions into this blog post. I hope this will be helpful for anyone looking to take part in the course. (more…)

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Dressing For Christmas With Boots Mini Club | Review
~ collaborative post with Boots Mini Club ~

Dressing For Christmas With Boots Mini Club | Review

There are so many wonderful elements to Christmas time; the food, the presents, the decorations and of course – the joy of a parent who finally has the opportunity to dress their baby up as Santa Claus. Don’t even pretend that it doesn’t make you ridiculously happy to put your children in adorable clothes at Christmas! Boots Mini Club have the most wonderful range this year and I’m going to share a few of my favourites with you here. There’s still plenty of time to get your little one something special to wear for the big day!

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Toddler Crafts | Snow Scene Jar

This morning we made snow scene jars and Darcie enjoyed it so much that I thought I would share the idea on here too. I’ve seen pictures of similar jars on Pinterest but I’ve never seen it recommended as a toddler craft activity before. I love doing any crafts with Darcie but my favourite ones are definitely the ones that I end up wanting to display around the house. You could even use these jars as Christmas presents too, that’s how cute they look!

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Our Dining Room Renovation

I feel like this renovation has been such a long time coming. As I wrote last week in this post, since we converted our spare room to be Ernie’s nursery, our dining room had very much become the dumping ground of the house. It was trying to be a dining room, office, craft room and storage all at once, and frankly it wasn’t doing any of those things particularly well. It was always a mess and Darcie had also decided to add to the ambience of the room and do some of her own artwork on the walls. We decided enough was enough and it became our next project.

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