Month: November 2017

Family

Raw, Honest Motherhood

I’m sat on the bed with my poorly little boy who is full of a cold and chesty cough (still), the rain is pouring down and my clothes are soaked through. Monday again, how quick do the weekends go? I prefer the run up to Christmas (October, November, December) much more than the actual day, …

Review

Artfull Puffin – Christmas Range

As December approaches we are entering full on festivities and I love nothing more than grabbing a hot drink, putting on a Christmas tune and settling at the table to write my Christmas cards. I am a bit of a stationery hoarder, I’m obsessed with all things greetings cards, gift tags, wrapping paper, pens, notebooks …

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Adult Advent Calendar Guide 2017

Advent calendars have come a long way since the days of cheap chocolate, although I did like the ones with little pictures behind the cardboard door. As an adult I stopped buying myself an advent calendar years ago, but always feel a little bit left out when the children open theirs in the morning. I love …

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My Sensory Crate Subscription Box

Buying presents at Christmas is an overwhelming experience for anyone, did you pick the right toy, will they like it, did you buy enough presents? But, buying presents for an autistic child or a child who has a sensory processing disorder is another experience, my brother and nephew are both autistic and I find shopping for …

Lifestyle

Mum’s Christmas Wishlist

Christmas in our house is all geared towards the children from the decorations, lights, activities and of course presents. Mr K and I don’t really buy each other a great deal as we would rather put the money towards either a date night, a family day out or another present for the children, I just …

Lifestyle

Grocery Shopping Budget – Aldi

Grocery shopping is the one thing that I struggle with balancing. Up until recently our food shopping bill was creeping up to near £200 a week – shocking! We were wasting food, making daily trips to Tesco and spending far too much. The thing about Tesco is, I went in for a few essentials and …

Lifestyle

What I Eat in a Day

Since being ill a few weeks ago and totally losing my appetite for what felt like forever, I’m slowly starting to eat proper meals again. Here is what I on Tuesday. Not every day is this carby, some days all I can manage is fruit and my dinner but I was hungry on this day as …

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Children’s Christmas Gift Guide 2017

I am so excited to share this Children’s Christmas Gift Guide! I always think it is easy to buy gifts for children and always end up with the same range of toys that hardly get played with. I have found some cracking gifts this year, I hope you like them as much as I do. …

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Children’s Christmas Stocking Fillers Gift Guide 2017

When I was little I absolutely loved getting a Christmas stocking. Waking up and hearing the rustling of the wrapping paper at the end of my bed, knowing there were lots of goodies from Father Christmas waiting for me was beyond exciting. I wasn’t so keen on the Satsuma that had been left though and that …