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“Both of us grew up with animals around us”

I’ve always had a love for animals. I’ve always respected them even if sometimes they didn’t respect me. As a child, my earliest memories, I’ve been surrounded by various animals. As a child, I grew up with a mum who’s career was a veterinary nurse. We actually lived attached to a veterinary clinic… When I say attached I mean part …

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I’m A Britmums Live Virgin

For those of you who aren’t bloggers or just haven’t heard of Britmums before, they are the UK’s largest collective of lifestyle bloggers and digital influencers! Britmums Live is the UK’s biggest, two-day social media conference and blogger event. After reading blog posts after last years conference I was desperate to attend myself so booked up as soon as the …

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“I’m annoyed with both soaps for exactly the same reason!! The way they portray teenage/young mums”

I watch Hollyoaks and EastEnders religiously – thank goodness for Sky+!! I tend to get really emotional about certain storylines. I’ve posted my anger towards Hollyoaks’ teenage pregnancy storyline before, the Sinead one. I was actually quite pleased that she didn’t get the baby adopted blah blah. Anyway, I’m annoyed with both soaps for exactly the same reason!! The way …

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“It definitely feels like it has been longer than two years”

Tuesday marked two years since hubby asked me to be his girlfriend. It definitely feels like it has been longer than two years. We’ve been through a lot in such a short time; tears of all varieties, a baby, a marriage and the death of my Nan. Anyway, enough of that, hubby treated me with some yummy goodies for my …

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“I want to be back at CenterParcs”

We’ve had a little holiday to CenterParcs Longleat and it was certainly needed. I managed to pack clothes for all four of us into one large suitcase plus a little suitcase for random bits and toiletries. P1 packed a rucksack of toys by herself and then helped me pack P2s hamper with her toys.P2 found the whole packing process very …

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“Hungry Horse restaurants are blooming fantastic!”

I’ve been to three Hungry Horse restaurants in my life time (as far as I know) and I can honestly say that they are blooming fantastic restaurants. We’ve always had fantastic staff, a huge range on the menu for all ages and the food has always been scrumptious but what makes it even better is the value for money!! We …

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“I took a little break from blogging”

I took a little break from blogging this week, apart from the letter to my Nan and to P2. I hope you didn’t miss me too much but life has got a little busy and a little out of control. But I’m back!! Hello there. We’ve had a pretty boring Saturday. It sometimes makes me feel quite guilty for P1. …

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The MAD Blog Awards 2014

Last year, after just two months of writing Life With Pink Princesses I was short listed for the MAD blog awards in the category “Best New Blog”. I was astounded and so so pleased! Unfortunately I didn’t win that title but it’s that time again. The nominations for the MAD Blog Awards 2014 are now open.There’s something about awards that …

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“The frustrating and daunting decision has come to say goodbye”

In January 2012 my little white 1995 Vauxhall Corsa with pink butterfly and flower stickers decided it wanted to keep breaking down on me. The last straw happened when it broke down in the middle of those yellow boxes and I was completely stuck with no help and many cars beeping and passing by. Luckily, it was opposite my work …

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“I’m literally jumping off the ceiling regarding Britmums Live”

Already my year is packed full of blogging things. Reviews, events and Britmums Live 2014! I’m not going to lie, I’m literally jumping off the ceiling regarding Britmums Live. I ordered my ticket the day they went up for sales. This will be my first ever blogging conference! I’m excited!!!!!! So excited that the hotel was booked today. I’ve been …

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“When will Great-Nanny come back from heaven?”

I’ve had a touch of writers block today. Behind the scenes there’s a lot going on and a lot I need to post but my inspiration for words hasn’t been there… Until dinner time came and a certain little madam decided to spark a conversation like no other. Since the death of my Nan I’ve lost a lot of faith …

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Goals & Resolutions For 2014

I’m so relieved that 2013 is nearly over. The start of it wasn’t too bad; we welcomed P2 into our lives, had a pretty awesome weekend away with hubby’s family, went away for the weekend as our own little family, a week camping with my family, on the 3rd September we saw our biggest girl start big school. This was …

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