10 Things That Made Me Smile in September

In this day an age where it’s easy to focus on the bad news. There’s so much goodness too, heroic people and beauty in the world.  It’s all around us if we look from the moment we wake up until we turn out the light. Every single day, I am grateful to be able to live and breathe.  Everything that had happened in my life – the good, the bad, the mistakes, the losses, and… View Post

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7 Signs You Are Rubbish At Moderation

Hello my name is Lynsey and I suck at moderation. Come to think of it I have always been terrible at taking things in small doses, well except for that horrific antibiotic’s and corn beef and potato pie I had to consume as a kid. For example, come Easter I would probably have all my stash eaten within a day or two. However, my older brother was the opposite! Such is his ability to self moderate. When at… View Post

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Our Big Little Tent Festival 2018

A couple of weeks ago we did something in the garden we have never done before. I am not talking about gardening as I seriously don’t have green fingers. However, what we did do was create our own back garden festival for The Big Little Tent Festival. I have to tell you the whole event was pretty awesome. Think Isle of Wight Festival, Reading.. This was so much better. Firstly it was in our garden in… View Post

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Why it’s ok to be anti-social

Before I had children I used to put a lot of time and effort into friendships. Stupidly, I also trusted a lot of people. In hindsight they weren’t really my friends, they just didn’t have the decency to be honest with me. I have encountered the one-sided friendship, you know when you persist and make an effort. It reaches the point however when you wonder what you have done to upset them. I had a really good… View Post

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Ten Things That Make Me Truly Happy

I am the sort of person that gets stressed out easily. I do sometimes find parenting hard, especially to a very strong-willed toddler. There are however a few things that make me truly happy. 1) A really hot, great smelling bubble bath. (Even when I am surrounded by bath toys or have the children running in to show me things) 2) The perfect hot chocolate. Really hot, cream and marshmallows are a must. (Even though… View Post

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