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My 2017 birthday/Christmas wish list

In case I've not mentioned it enough already, I turn 30 at the end of the month - eek! People have been warned against surprise parties, speeches, singing and any memorabilia with my age on but, ya know, presents are always gratefully received. I'm not a monster! Now that I'm old there's nothing I really… Continue reading My 2017 birthday/Christmas wish list

small great things by jodi picoult
Books, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Friday Favourites #25

I've been back at work this week after 11 days off so there's not been much time for fun times, in the typical sense at least, but I've got five beautiful favourites for you. 1. Etsy Made Local. I went along to the Etsy Made Local Christmas market in St Ives last week - and… Continue reading Friday Favourites #25

my life in photos november 2016
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My life in photos: November 2016

November is always a good photo month for me - fireworks, starting the Christmas countdown and birthday surprises! If you haven't heard enough about my birthday already, check out my month in photos. 1. Jenson's first time watching fireworks. He didn't like it. We went back in after a minute. 2. My first solo bath… Continue reading My life in photos: November 2016

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Friday Favourites #24

It's been a pretty great week, packed with family time, birthday treats and an epic blogging opportunity. Sure, the week started with a broken fridge freezer (we had to replace that and all its contents - just what you want right before Christmas!) but I've also been able to catch up with friends and family… Continue reading Friday Favourites #24

st michaels hotel and spa, falmouth
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Celebrating the last year of my twenties

Yep, I'm 29. This time next year I'll be 30 - man, that sounds grown up! In honour of the anniversary of the day my mother painstakingly brought me into this world (you have a newfound respect for what your mum goes through when you become one yourself!), I filled my belly with a carvery… Continue reading Celebrating the last year of my twenties

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Sunday Snapshot #58

It's my birthdaaay! I've scheduled today's posts in advance because, obvs, I'm off out having super fun times. As this post goes live I'll have just finished a yummy carvery with the family and I'll be on my way to Falmouth for my first baby free night! We're staying at a rather posh hotel (more… Continue reading Sunday Snapshot #58

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Friday Favourites #23

It's been a pretty big week with even more coming up as the year draws to a close. Here's a little look at what I've loved over the last few days. 1. Truro shopping. What was meant to have been my second 'day off' ever turned into a really lovely family shopping trip with the… Continue reading Friday Favourites #23

birthday box from not on the high street
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Item of the day: Birthday in a box from Not on the High Street

I bleddy love Not on the High Street. Got a birthday coming up and not sure what to get someone? They've got great gift finders for any budget. Of course, you could just get this super-cute birthday in a box - just £7.50 plus delivery! It comes with a card, badge, balloon, candle and party… Continue reading Item of the day: Birthday in a box from Not on the High Street

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The big 2-8

On Friday I turned 28. 28! I still feel like I'm just out of uni (probably not helped by my dropping out, starting again and later doing a PGCE, so I guess I'm only a few years out really, but still) and I'm sat here typing with a sleeping six month old baby next to… Continue reading The big 2-8