Our Thursday Photo #80

I’m not one for starting Christmas early. But somehow, I’ve been swept away with the spirit of things this week and I’m starting to feel a bit festive. On Tuesday, we went to Webbs Garden Centre for their ice rink and Santa’s grotto. Yesterday I took part in the bloggers Christmas shopping challenge at Old Market Shopping Centre, Hereford and we saw them switch on the Christmas lights. So against my better judgement, I’m thinking about Christmas trees already. I’ve even started a Christmas Pinterest board for inspiration. I love the look and smell of a real Christmas tree but I don’t think…

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Hereford Santa Shopping Challenge

It’s no secret that I’m not great at shopping, but I have never been one to turn down a challenge. When I do go shopping, one of my favourite towns to head to is Hereford. So today, we were given the challenge of visiting the Old Market Shopping Centre in Hereford. We were given a list of gifts to buy and an hour to do it in.  We had a budget of £10 per recipient. Our mission; the recipients  A work colleague who loves trying out new makeup trends A mum who needs something to brighten her home A son…

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It’s Christmas At Webb’s Garden Centre

Last year a visit to Webbs Garden Centre was the thing that got us all into the festive spirit. Since our last visit, Libby has been asking me at least once a week when we’d be going again. It’s been a long 52 weeks but finally, the Webb’s Garden Centre Ice Rink and Christmas Grotto are back. So it may be a bit early but for me, Christmas starts here! My husband’s review of Christmas at Webb’s Garden Centre With hubby off work, we headed over there en masse today. My sister Soph came to give me a hand with the girls and…

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10 must-haves in a dream kitchen

It’s no secret that our house is in desperate need of a significant amount of TLC. Now that the bathroom is done, the kitchen is next on my list. I’ll really be starting from scratch because our whole kitchen will have to be ripped out. So, I’ve been researching the current must-haves in a kitchen. Here are my top ten. 1. Flooring Because the floor in our kitchen is so flipping awful, this is the item that takes pride of place at the top of my list. With the exception of the kitchen, the rest of our downstairs has wooden…

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Our Thursday Photo #79

18 months ago almost to the day, I decided it would be great to launch a series on my blog called Our Thursday Photo. I thought it was a lovely idea to photograph both girls together every week. Lovely to look back on, I thought. Great opportunity to make sure I get loads of photos of both girls together I said to myself. Let me tell you now, I was a fool. The first few weeks were easy. In fact, several months passed before I started to realise that this wasn’t such a great idea. It wasn’t until Lia started walking…

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