Smoking

One thing in life that I detest with a passion is smoking. There is nothing nice about smoking. Smoking has no positive features, advantages or benefits. Everything about smoking is negative. Smoking costs money. A lot of money. 77% of the cost of tobacco/cigarettes is tax. Smoking smells. Your clothes smell, your hair smells, your breath smells. Smoking makes you smell. Being a smoker increases insurance premiums. Smoking makes your…

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The Best Days of My Life

Continuing with Demanding Joy and the 50 Lists to Write to Lift Your Spirits. The best days of my life, in no particular order, would be: Getting my GCSE results – I was sure I’d flunked them as my parents split yo the weekend before they started but I somehow ended up with 9 A-C grades. August 2001. Getting my first job at Woolworths – It gave me such independence,…

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Munchkin Toddler Cup, Snack Catcher and Cutlery Review

The people at Munchkin recently sent us a lovely box full of goodies to try out and review! The first thing we noticed were the lovely bright colours. Every Munchkin product is loud with colour and it really makes a change from baby pink and baby blue items. We started using everything as soon as we could and LP took to all three items immediately – She couldn’t wait to…

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Our Journey of Getting Into and Out of Debt!

Today is a momentous occasion for Hubby and I. Today we are debt free – Aside from our mortgage, a necessary debt really! Hubby and I have had credit card debts/car finance/loans for the whole of our relationship and most probably the whole of our individual adult lives. Zoom all the way back to 2003. I was 18, got a job at a bank, had to have a bank account…

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Post-Baby Weight Loss Journey – Week 8

This week I lost 1.5lb! After a few weeks now of not making much effort to follow the Weight Watchers plan and not tracking what I eat I can safely say 2 things – My lifestyle has definitely changed since starting Weight Watchers – my eating habits are a lot better than when I wasn’t on Weight Watchers and also breastfeeding is really helping the weight loss. I hear it…

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Team D&D

In any relationship you need to communicate, work together towards common goals and compromise. Two people may not have the same views on everything, they may not see everything from the same perspective and they may have different ideas but if they discuss their differing opinions and ideas and see things from the other’s perspective then there should never be any real issues. Some people in relationships are completely different…

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Bambino Merino Sleeping Bag Review

Recently Bambino Merino sent us a sleeping bag to try out and review which was great timing as Little Man can’t seem to sleep without a sleeping bag – he hates it if his legs are ‘free’ when he’s asleep and wakes himself up constantly so I was happy to try out a new sleeping bag with him. Why should you get Bambino Merino? Bambino Merino products are made from…

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