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A beautiful poem that I had to share..

I came across this poem yesterday, and I just had to share it, as I think it’s beautiful. It’s by Meggie Royer, who blogs at Writings for Winter The morning after I killed myself, I woke up.. I made myself breakfast in bed. I added salt…

Smiles, sunhats and slides #LittleLoves

We’ve been on a trip to Wales this week to visit Frey’s Mamgu and Grandad. Frey has absolutely loved it! He’s been in such a happy mood all week. Sleep has gone a bit out of the window, we have been co-sleeping this…

Choose kindness.. we can make a difference

I often think that I am so lucky that social media wasn’t even a ‘thing’ when I was in school. Bullying and bitchiness between girls was bad enough without cyberbullying to add to the mix. We didn’t have mobile phones or text messages, let…

Babi Pur Lucky Dip Review

I love a lucky dip box, they remind me of fetes when I was small, putting in 20p for a surprise gift. This lucky dip box was quite a bit more than 20p, but I’m so pleased with it. It’s from Babi Pur – which is…

Apples or tomatoes? #LittleLoves

This week has just flown by – it has been a bit of a strange one really, but I have realised even more than I had already how lucky I am to have my wonderful little family. Read Blogs galore! I’ve joined in with some linkups on my…

5lbs in 5 days – Jason Vale’s Juice Plan

Last week I gave up my beloved marmite on toast and sweet creamy date shakes for five days, and replaced my normal diet with five days of juices. I followed Jason Vale’s ‘5lbs in 5 days’ plan. A couple of years ago I followed his &#8216…

Favourite things from July

1. Sweet Peas – this month’s favourite things is very flower focussed, which is just about right in high summer. Sweet peas are one of my very favourite flowers, and I was lucky enough to be brought bunch after bunch early in the month, making our bedroom smell…

Somerset Lavender Garden

Isn’t it exciting when you discover something wonderful on your doorstep that you didn’t realise was there? This happened to us last week when we took a trip to Somerset Lavender Garden in Faulkland, Somerset. What an amazing place – and the perfect time of year…

Little Bird by Jools Oliver

I do try to be frugal when it comes to buying baby clothes, and I don’t buy many things that are brand new, but when, on a recent trip to Mothercare I saw the Little Bird range, I just couldn’t resist picking up this gorgeous little…

True Grace Candles

I am a candle junkie. Candles, home fragrancing, anything that smells good.. I can’t resist it. The best candles are long burning, made from plant wax, and strong. And I have a new love. I discovered True Grace candles in a beautiful shop in Glastonbury a few weeks…