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Here you can find all previous blog posts, I would hate you to miss out on any of my delightful waffle! Don’t worry, I’ve left the fails in too. After all, life wouldn’t be such fun if I was doing it right, I would run out of material. Fear not, my mantra will never change, after all, these series of events, really could only happen to me!

Fun & Fails of Summer Holidays 2019

Fun & a Fails of Summer Holiday 2019It feels good that the Fun & Fails of Summer Holidays 2019 can almost be said in the past tense, only 214 hours and 17 minutes to go. Not that I am counting or anything...honest. Our staycation has been in parts epic fun,...

The Art of Parenting

The Art of ParentingThe Art of Parenting. How is there an art to parenting? Like, I make sure Team Twiglet are fed, watered and clothed, does that make me an artiste? Is it my flair for entertaining voices in the bath? Or perfecting the ever so important Mum Glare...

Top Ten – Parenting Fail

Top Ten Parenting FailsWhat is in a name? A clue to the nature of the person perhaps? Or to the purpose of a waffler like me on that little thing known as The World Wide Web. As a person and as a mother, I have had some instances where I have made an epic Parenting...

The Summer Holiday Fear

The Summer Holiday FearPut your hands up in the air (put your hands up in the air) if The Summer Holiday Fear has set in.   The Fear encompasses all that goes with trying to entertain small people for an entire 6+ weeks. From the infinite piles of laundry, to the...

Summer Holiday Survival

Summer Holiday SurvivalI am proud to report we have successfully navigated almost 3 weeks of our ridiculously long 9 week Summer Holidays. Whilst I appreciate that Team Twiglet need to recharge their batteries, I swear 4 weeks would be more than enough to get them...

Baked Eggs & Tomatoes

Baked Eggs Baked Eggs and Tomatoes, Oven and Aga friendly.Baked eggs and tomatoes is a recipe that I  cook weekly, and I thoroughly enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner! As a family, eggs are a staple part of our diet. They are quick to cook, versatile and an...

Back to Basics – SEO

Every Day I'm Waffling Back To BasicsTo be fair, back to basics is pretty much how this week has panned out. Post op, Ive not been feeling myself, and it has seemed to be the best tact to take in multiple situations. My facial expression opposite says it all! I have...

The Mummy Concierge

The Mummy ConciergeThe Mummy Concierge offers you personalised planning from bump to baby. How amazing does that sound? When I fell pregnant it was a huge, HUGE surprise. Given the amount of treatment I had received, there was little hope that my ovaries were in good...

Summer Holiday’s are here.

School's OutSummer Holiday'sSo that's it, School is breaking up for Summer Holiday's in T-minus 2 hours. Oh.my.word. I have dread and excitement flowing through my veins in equal amounts. Shortly to be replaced by wine. Well, not too soon, I try to wait until after...

Sun Creams Out, Sun Burns Out

Sun ScreenThe SPF DreamFinally, the sun is shining. In the Uk. In July. It has indeed taken a while to warm up in to the throws of summer time, but as I am a firm believer in the power of positive thinking, I have decided on behalf of the entire country, that this is...

MumBoss

Wise WordsI fancy being a MumBoss tooSo I have a total girl crush on Vicki Psarias. Her book “MumBoss” has revolutionised so much of my life in just under a mere 6 hours. As I’m a busy Mummy of Team Twiglet, I spend most of my days with my Mum Taxi hat firmly glued in...

2 weeks flies by in website design!

First off, you’ll be pleased to know I am still alive (sorry to those that are less pleased with this golden nugget of information).I have however spent that long on YouTube and any other tutorial I can find to bring you all 😬 my new website, but no one told me you...

We have survived Half Term

Actually, we have survived until the Friday of the Half term. So I potentially need to alter my title, but it wouldn’t be quite as catchy (because it’s ever so witty as it currently stands 🙄🤦🏼‍♀️) Hurrah to all parents who have made it! I hate to break it to you but...

Wax Lyrical

I hate it when a childless wonder parks in a Parent & Child space,Seriously dude, bad move, just walk the extra 10 strides to the place!How is it that some folk manage to sleep through screaming babies?I reckon we can put it down to selective hearing, maybe? A...

We survived…..

The house is still standing and so are we! An exceptionally busy few weeks in preparation of our Ten Year Wedding Anniversary, but it ended in great success. Well I hope it did anyway. There wasn’t another thing I could have done to make the party go any...

Ten Years On

Ten years ago today, I hadn’t slept a wink. I was nervous, excited and downright terrified. In a matter of hours I was going to be a wife. As is tradition, I stayed with my amazing family the night before, spending hours reminiscing and putting the world to rights....

Grout me up Baby!

Hello Monday! Today marks the beginning of What could be a potentially an ever so stressful week. We are hoping to achieve the impossible! The mountain of House Jobs piling up around my ears is eye watering. I have absolutely no hope of getting through even the top 5,...

And then there was one

The Twins are on their first residential school trip this weekend and the house is eerily quiet. We live in a constant, almost organised, chaos. I am quite an ordered person, I like straight lines, facts and my clothes to be in colour coded order (ha - long gone are...

Life Fails without pigtails.

Suncream Fails. We’ve all had them. That awful feeling when you or worse still, your baby is more well done than blue. Unfortunately for Thing 1, she has inherited my skin, suffering from the same sun affliction as I do. It doesn’t seem to matter how much sun cream is...

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