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The decision to go vegan

For a while now I have been having trouble justifying being vegetarian and not going one stage further and becoming vegan. I have decided to give it a try in the new year! I am giving myself a few weeks to plan menus, buy in ingredients and check what is already in my cupboards, and […]

Festive family fun at Lush in Basingstoke

I usually describe myself as a family blogger not a parent or mum one. I was thrilled to take my sister along to a blogging event at Lush in Basingstoke and enjoy some quality sister time together. The instore displays of gifts are so magical and really put us in the festive mood. The limited […]

6 weeks to declutter ready for Christmas!

OK chaps, we have 6 weeks to go until the mayhem that is Christmas. Time to get organised, time to plan… Right so let’s start with the kitchen. Go through those cupboards. Check if anything is out of date (left over from last Christmas…???) and decide if you will use it or not (go on, […]

Reflections and remembrance to commemorate the end of WW1 centenary

Remembrance Day is part of our national consciousness. The red poppy synonymous with the sacrifice of a generation. 2018 is particularly important as it marks 100 years since the end of the First World War and Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday coincide so the whole nation can unite in grief, respect and hope. I will […]

The panic of being tech free!

So this bank holiday did not quite go to plan. We went down to Kent to visit my mother in law for her birthday as we do every year. Usually I take my laptop and use Chris’ mobile as a hotspot to get wifi access. We had decided to use some of our wedding money […]