Category: Family

Goodbye, my dear friend…

A while ago, I had to say goodbye to something which I absolutely loved. Something which made me a better person and I looked forward to every single day. I’m talking about… Naps. I was so lucky that the boys napped at the same time for a good year or two. I cherished that alone…
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Is three really the magic number?

I don’t know why but I’ve always wanted three children. My mum had three, as did both sets of grandparents and 3 out of 4 of my aunts and uncles. When I first met Gareth, he wanted four and that was absolutely fine by me! But once Henry came along and we realised that being…
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Our meal plan | 28th January – 4th February

I had a really positive response to the meal plan I shared last week; in fact, it’s been one of my best performing posts! I know I love reading/watching people’s meal plans and food hauls so I’m wondering why I haven’t done this sooner! As today is the 28th January and it’s finally payday (for…
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Our meal plan | 18th – 25th January 2019

Eating healthily is hard. It’s even harder when you’re on a budget. I’m not embarrassed to say that we’ve had less than £100 a week this month which has to cover food shopping, petrol and things to do on the weekend. Let me tell you that it doesn’t stretch very far! Despite this, I’m determined…
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What’s in the boys Christmas Eve box?

There’s mixed feelings around Christmas Eve boxes. Some people think they shouldn’t exist, other people love them. We’ve done a Christmas Eve box for the past 4 years and we really enjoy doing it. At the moment, it replaces the stocking so we only have their presents under the tree on Christmas Day. We have…
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