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#Blogmas18 day 23: who I’ll be spending Christmas with

As I am behind on my posts, I can tell you who I spent Christmas with instead of plan implied in the title! For me, Christmas is all about family. I can’t imagine not spending at least part of the day with my parents. This year for the first time, we went to a Christingle […]

#Blogmas18 day 6: Christmas through the years

Christmas was always so exciting as a child but there was a lull in my teens and early twenties 🙁 Thankfully having children re-ignites the fun! First Christmas for each of my three little ones: 2010, 2012 and 2016. Christmas is also tinged with a little sadness now as I think back to family members […]

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 […]

#Project365 week 46

Day 315: feeling very proud of Matthew and Anya in the Remembrance Sunday parade. Day 316: time with my sister at Lush Basingstoke looking at all the fab vegan or vegetarian products ready for Christmas! Day 317: another blogging event: this time to see the new Fantastic Beasts film! Day 318: midweek pancake treat Day […]

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 […]