A Year Ago I had Cfast Adult Braces Fitted

This time last year I drove to The Dental Studio in Colchester to have my set of Cfast adult braces fitted. It feels like such a long time ago and I just remember how incredibly nervous I was and how much my whole face hurt after getting the braces put on. I have now been brace free for over six months – the whole process took just over five months…

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Spinnaker Tower Toymaker’s Workshop

At the weekend we were invited to the Spinnaker Tower for their Toymaker’s Workshop. The children love the Spinnaker Tower so we were looking forward to seeing what it was like at Christmas – having only visited in the summer previously. We arrived at the Spinnaker Tower and were met with elves in the foyer who signed us in and chatted to the children until the Toymaker’s Workshop was ready…

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How to Keep the Christmas Magic Alive with the Thorntons Cheeky Elf

*This is a collaborative post Last week I was invited to the Thorntons Cheeky Elf Academy for a few lessons on how to keep the magic of Christmas alive and celebrate the launch of the Thorntons Cheeky Elf in the process. It was one of the nicest events I have ever been to and really helped to kick off the festive season for me. Now, if you’re a child reading…

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Living Arrows – 49/53 {2018}

Welcome back to another week of Living Arrows. I loved seeing everyone link up last week – and it’s been so nice seeing the children grow through the year, I can’t quite believe we are counting down the last few weeks of 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 by Kahlil Gibran, “You are…

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Cheats Festive Brioche Bread and Butter Pudding

I’ve always made a quick and easy Cheats Brioche Bread and Butter Pudding but over recent years I’ve also made a festive version that I thought I’d share with you today – you can’t beat a festive dessert in the run up to Christmas. Full of cranberry and orange flavours it’s great for Christmas and has just a lovely festive kick to it that the whole family really enjoy. Here’s…

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Gifts the Whole Family Can Enjoy

At this time of year we always like to think of gifts that we can all enjoy together as a family – or that we can gift to other families for them to enjoy together. So here are a few ideas of great family gifts this Christmas. Games Games are always a favourite in our house and you can’t beat classic Monopoly as a great family gift idea. But, if…

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Awards and Celebrations {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 weeks too. Basically – anything goes. I’ll be sharing and commenting on the posts that are linked up during the…

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