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Thursday Photo #109

It doesn’t seem like only a week ago that we were sitting in beautiful Blairmore Farm enjoying a relaxing evening with a few drinks before heading home the next day. So much has happened since then. After a characteristically hectic weekend, my husband went into hospital yesterday to have the operation he’s been waiting for. Whilst we won’t know for a while whether it has been successful, they did what they needed to do and he’s home now. Unfortunately for the short term, it has left him notably less mobile, so after a couple of busy days ferrying him to and…

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Jojo Maman Bebe sun protection: Review

Please note, this is a collaborative post with Jojo Maman Bebe but all views, opinions and hat-loving toddlers are my own. Since having children, I have been notably more aware of the effects of sun on the skin. I’ve never been a sunbather, but I also don’t bother too much with sun protection for myself. For the children though, it’s a totally different story. Whilst I do appreciate that sun screen is very effective, where possible I prefer the girls to cover up in strong sunshine. This is sometimes easier said than done, especially for Lia who is a huge…

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Self-catering luxury at Blairmore Farm Review

Last week we were lucky enough to spend the week at Blairmore Farm, which provides luxury self-catering accommodation in the Perth and Kinross area of Scotland. The purpose of our stay was for me to review Blairmore Farm, but since coming home I’ve been putting off writing my review. Why? Because I have no idea how my words or photographs could possibly do justice to such an amazing place. Booking a stay at Blairmore Farm I was asked to review Blairmore Farm by Embrace Scotland – the premier resource for booking self-catering holidays in Scotland. From that point on, I was in…

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Father’s day with Prezzybox: Win!

Please note, this is a collaborative post but all views, opinions and ‘difficult to buy for’ father’s are my own. I have always struggled to know what to buy for my dad on Father’s day. He is the typical man who has everything, and it doesn’t help that his birthday is soon after Father’s day, so I have to think of even more ideas. Thankfully this year, Prezzybox have come to the rescue with some fabulous, personalised items that are just perfect for my dad. The first thing is a personalised whiskey glass. On the body of the glass, it…

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Thursday Photo #108

This week, we have been on holiday at Blairmore Farm in Perthshire, Scotland. It is quite literally the most beautiful, luxurious place we’ve ever stayed. The self-catering cottage is on a working farm with highland cattle, sheep, horses and chickens. The cottage itself is huge with every luxury you could possibly imagine, from a bread maker to fluffy towels and robes. The girls have spent the majority of the week outside in the fresh air. They have fed the cattle, collected eggs from the chickens and been swimming in Loch Leven. We haven’t eaten out once because eating at the…

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