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Here you can find all the waffle that escapes from my sole remaining marble, after all, I  would hate you to miss out! Don’t worry, I’ve left the fails in too. After all, life wouldn’t be so much fun if I was doing it right, and I would run out of material to boot! Love a good blog archive!

Fear not my wonderful friends, my mantra will never change, after all, these series of events, really could only happen to me!

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

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…..

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 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!

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

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...

The Lyrics of Married Life

The craziest thing of all, is over ten years has gone by and I’m still standing!!! There are days I question how to be fair, as with any marriage all the roads we have to walk are winding, but 3 kids, 5 houses and 2 ninja kittens later, and I’m quite sure together, we...

Thank you Cancer…

For behaving. The Christie’s has finally called! And you will be pleased to know I am not in terrible shape! I can continue to Wife, Mama and waffle away at you for many moons to come! The Parenting Fails and Pigtails blog began to encourage my little brain cell to do...

MuuTuesday – Its Tuesday Helen…

I am over the moon it is a short week as we have a lot of shizzle on the boil at home, which The Hubs can do if I successfully procrastinate over which one to start for the next 4 days.... Who am I kidding? There isn’t a hope he will work through the mountain of house...

Three Cheers to Good Ideas

Well, three cheers may be a little premature, but I do like a bit of positive thinking mixed with some unabashed hopes and dreams. I feel as though Ive finally started to take my waffle riddled outpourings in the right direction. It has taken a lot of very terrible...

Finding my own way

Happy Thursday one and all. My silence has been as delicious as I had dreamt of, my spirits are lifted and my ear drums have stopped bleeding from the incessant arguing that has been the last 2 weeks of my life. Aannndd RELAX. Ok, maybe not quite relax, there’s the...

One more sleep….

Hoorah for school. Getting the small people out of the house in the morning without Fishwife Friday making an appearance, will be less Hoorah and more GET IN THE CAAAARRRR, but at least it means a car journey in peace once they are dropped off. I’m tempted to maybe...

Wednesday my old pal

I awoke on Monday absolutely convinced we must be half way through the second week of our Easter Hols. As I have no other worldly powers, I had to accept it was indeed only Monday despite my best efforts at visualising my dream. Last week was long, hard work and...

Er is it really only Monday?

I swear its at least Wednesday? Does anyone else find school holidays go on FOREVER?! Don’t get me wrong, I love my little tribe, and I wouldn’t swap them for the world, but some days, some days my patience isn’t just thin its gone and totally evaporated. And today my...

Footloose (ha) and fancy free

So the foot is on the mend. Well, it’s successfully achieving a broad spectrum of colours anyway. And it bloody hurts. Hey ho, at least its less ice cold feeling and more pins and needles now. Stupid, stupid me. My memoirs are going to be priceless. New York Times...

The Big C.

A 15 year battle (and counting) has taken and yet given me so much. I make a useless patient but even my stubborness can’t deter this little beast.

The Twiglets

Unabashed honesty, admissions of screw ups and all that goes with having an army of small folks flanked by two ninja kittens!

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