Libby and I are lucky enough to be taking part in the MoneySupermarket #KidsGrowWild challenge.  To be honest, I’d forgotten that I had applied to do it so the knock on the door yesterday delivering our parcel was a nice surprise. It was an even nicer surprise when we opened the parcel and found Libby’s beautiful gardening bag inside. Libby is obsessed with bags, so having her own was a bit of a dream come true. Particularly as it contained some more lovely goodies. She has a little watering can, some lovely flower seeds, a trowel, a fork and some…

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Today I received an email asking if I wanted to feature an infographic in my blog. The infographic is about looking after your pets and the theme is that “love is not enough”. It is genuinely amazing what people do for their pets, including us. As you may have noticed from my previous blog posts, the dogs really are part of the family. Where possible, they are included in our days out. When Soxa had a stroke, my husband took a day off work to stay with her and take her to the vets. Libby is even doing a 1KM walk…

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A few years ago, I competed in a few triathlons and took part in a few quite long open water swims including a 10km river swim and a 3 mile sea swim. My last open water swim was two years ago, just a 1500 metres in the river at the start of a triathlon. I have been meaning to get back into the water for the last few weeks, but I kept putting it off for one reason or another. This morning though, a friend of mine sent me a text to say that she was going for a swim…

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