A Family Meal at Cau Restaurant, Southampton

Last week we were invited to try out a new restaurant as a family – Cau at Southampton’s West Quay Shopping Centre. We hadn’t been to a Cau before but we were immediately sold on their great value weekday set menu. Cau was easy to find, on the outside of…

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Reminiscing: Our Mexico Honeymoon

Back in 2009 there was a swine flu pandemic and all flights to/from Mexico stopped – just before our wedding, when we had booked to go to Mexico two days afterwards. Luckily, flights opened the day before our wedding and we were fine to fly. But, this meant that our…

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Preparing the Garden for a World Cup Party

*This post is in collaboration with Very and Vouchercloud The whole world has been thrown into football fever over the last few days and Dave and I have been dragged into it – thanks to the children! They have been learning about the World Cup at school – have been…

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Review: There’s a Boy Just Like Me from Book People

Last year Book People ran a competition for children to write a bedtime story with the winner having their book published as a picture book and illustrated by a professional children’s illustrator. The winner, Frasier Cox, created the story There’s a Boy Just Like Me and it’s been released today with…

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Living Arrows – 25/53 {2018}

Welcome back to another week of Living Arrows. I loved seeing everyone link up last week – and cannot wait to see the children grow through 2018. If you haven’t joined in with Living Arrows before it’s is about celebrating childhood. The project originally took it’s name from a poem…

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Finally Out of Plaster {The Ordinary Moments}

Welcome back to another week of the Ordinary Moments. If you haven’t joined in before this is a weekly linky that launches every Sunday morning and is open until midnight on the following Saturday. It’s a linky that celebrates any ordinary moments in your life – or the not so ordinary some…

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Chipmunks Shoes Review and Giveaway!

LP and Little Man are typical children – they hardly ever sit still, they are always running, jumping and climbing and, unlike the rest of their bodies, their feet just keep on growing. This summer Chipmunks sent the children a pair of sandals each which they couldn’t wait to put…

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