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Working from Home – Three Lessons I Learned the Hard Way


Working from home is the perfect set up for my family and I.  Doing so has so many positives for us. As is often the case though, things don’t always go according to plan. Here are three major lessons that working from home has taught me the hard way! Life likes to get in the way – I’m the queen…

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#WorkshopWednesday – How to Beat Writers Block


Welcome to #WorkshopWednesday, my weekly feature with a focus on all things blogging! Each week there’ll be tips, tricks and advice on how to get your blog running like a well oiled machine!   As a blogger and a freelance writer, I’ve had more than my fair share of writers block. There’s nothing worse than sitting down to work and…

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#MumisBest Guest Post – Pam’s Bake and Baby Blog


Welcome to another instalment of my new guest series #MumisBest!  #MumisBest is all about the ever-growing SAHM/working mum debate.  I really want this series to highlight that there’s no right or wrong way, but whatever works for you and you family.  If you’d like to take part do get in touch, I’d love to hear from you!  For now I will…

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SENSSE Silicone Facial Brush Review


Recently I was given the chance to review the SENSSE Hot & Cool Facial Bar and I absolutely loved it! So, this week when I got the chance to team up with SENSSE again to review their Silicone Facial Brush, I jumped at the chance, Me time is absolutely essential as a parent and so if there’s a chance to…

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BusyLizzy Family Club, Baby and Toddler Classes with a Difference – FREE CLASS


What do you think of when you hear ‘baby group’ or ‘toddler class’? Does it send shivers down your spine as you picture the chaos of old school groups, where none of the toys are working and the tea is tepid at best? If so, then I have the answer to your prayers! This week I’ve teamed up with Busylizzy…

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How to Maintain Drive and Ambition when you’re Self-Employed


Self-employment is the dream of many. You get to work when you want, stay in bed until brunch and still earn enough money to keep you and yours in the lifestyle you’ve become accustomed to, right? Wrong! To become a success in the self-employment game you need drive and ambition by the bucket load. There’s no staying in bed and…

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Sleeplessness, Dancing and Buckets of Rain


Today has been a miserable day.  Hubs headed back to work after a few days off, leaving me to solo-parent two under two.  The rain has been torrential and the littlest of my brood refused to nap, not even a wink! Now usually I rock parenting two so young. I’m no expert and far from perfect, but over the past…

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Happy Birthday Baby J!


As  I sit down to write this, I’m struggling to comprehend that I will soon have a two year old!  I know it’s a cliché , but time really does fly.  It only seems like yesterday that we found out we were expecting, never mind bringing our newborn home.  Since she is approaching her second birthday I’m not sure I…

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Treat Yourself and Your Family When Balancing a Budget


Sticking to a budget is an important part of managing a household.  However if you have limited funds or you’re trying to save, it can mean limiting the money you spend on fun things. Spending money on something that’s just for fun can make you feel guilty, but if you don’t treat yourself and your family life is a lot less fun.…

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All The Help A New Mummy Will Ever Need


Becoming a mum is never easy. In fact, most women find that adjusting to life with a new baby extremely difficult. That’s why it’s important that all new mums have a support network that they can rely on. There are various people and organisations who you might want to use to make up your network, but here are a few I think will…

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