Happiness is….

I’m taking inspiration from Yummy Mummy in Training’s Blog Every Day in August posts, but obviously not blogging them throughout August! To me happiness is…. – Being around my two amazing children with Hubby there too. Hearing LP say new words, seeing Little Mr smile. Just relaxing as a family, seeing LP do things that she has seen us do – washing hands, changing nappies on her toys, covering her…

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Walkers Mighty Lights Crisps Review | AD

As you will all know from reading this blog – I like food. Actually I love food. The one thing I love more than just normal food is snacks. I am a self confessed snacker – I could quite easily skip my three meals a day and graze on snacks instead! What would be my favourite type of snack? …… Crisps! You can imagine my delight when a box of…

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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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