Monthly Archives: March 2016

Alice at five months

I missed last month’s update and had every intention of letting the baby diary tail off until I got a telling off from Jim! So I’m back again with two months combined. Despite the best of intentions I simply do not take a note of Alice’s developmental progress without this blog to prompt me and…

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The one free thing you should organise before your next trip to Europe

It may only be March, but like many people we are already making plans for the summer holidays. This year we are in the rare position of having two trips planned, both to which will be to France. As well as booking ferry crossings and accommodation, we are stocking up on spares for Maggie who…

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£5 wicker chair makeover with spray chalk paint

If you’ve been following this blog for a while you’ll know that I’m quite a fan of chalk paint and the furniture makeovers you can do with it. So, it’s probably no surprise that when I was offered the chance to try out chalk paint in a spray can I was rather quick to say…

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Three step bedtime routine

A couple of weeks ago Johnsons asked us to test out their 3 step bedtime routine and report back on our findings. At the time Theo had just moved in to Alice’s room and I hoped to find a routine that worked for both of them. A fortnight and one particularly noisy cough later and…

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Living Arrows 12/52

The end of the spring term is whistling towards us at lightning speed. How can it be that we are two thirds of the way through Theo’s first school year when it seems like yesterday that we were acquainting ourselves with the new school routine. As the Easter holidays close in on us signs of…

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