Parenting and lifestyle blog

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Tried and tested - butterfly garden

We've just released our butterflies from our Insect Lore butterfly garden.

I have to say this was a fantastic project to do with my two boys, who at almost four and three were totally enthusiastic about this having read The Hungry Caterpillar lots of times.


Thursday, 25 May 2017

My weight gain battle


I see so many blogs about people trying to lose weight but what do you do when you're trying to go the other way and you trying to gain weight. 


Saturday, 20 May 2017

Carrot Apple Muffins - Tried and Tested

I found this recipe for Carrot Apple Muffins on Pinterest from - and I made them as they contain no added sugar!

These are great for toddlers but are also great for little ones being weaned.


Saturday, 13 May 2017

Parenting with a chronic illness


My 2017 didn't get off to the best start, I was diagnosed with ME/CFS and osteoarthritis- which is in addition to my hypermobility syndrome (which I was diagnosed with in 2011)


Thursday, 11 May 2017

#bloggertakeover - My top 5 ridiculous misconceptions before I became a mother


Welcome to the second of Winging it with two boys #bloggertakeover series.  This guest blog has been written by Muffin Top Mummy on her top 5 ridiculous misconceptions before she became a mother.


Saturday, 6 May 2017

Moving house with toddlers


We took the massive decision to move home last year.

In August we packed up our house and two toddlers (they were then aged almost three and almost two) and we moved.


Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Vlog #2 - sunflower and caterpillar update

Here's my second vlog updating you on our sunflower and caterpillar progress!

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