Dear M, now you are five

May 23, 2021

Dear M, Five! Today is your fifth birthday and, as you informed me yesterday, you have been waiting your whole life to be five. Well, the day is finally here! Last night you were very overwhelmed at the prospect of being a big girl, as you have been very clear recently that once children are five, they’re not little anymore. Earlier, I read back my…

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Styling Your Home With Etsy Favourites {AD}

April 3, 2021

This post contains affiliate links When we moved into our new home at the end of January, we thought we wouldn’t need to do very much to it at all – the previous owners had refurbished it beautifully. However, we knew that wanted to decorate the girls’ bedrooms, then we realised that we needed new bedroom furniture so we may as well just decorate our…

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Dear B, Now You Are Three

March 15, 2021

Dear B, Happy birthday! I can’t believe we are here again already. Last year, your second birthday was almost the last bit of ‘normality’ before this strangest of years started. You’ve had such a disrupted year with this pandemic, but you’ve done so well. You started preschool last September, which in hindsight probably wasn’t the best decision on our part, as you haven’t been since…

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Organising the Utility Room

February 19, 2021

This post contains affiliate links to products. Last month I wrote a post all about my goals for the coming year. Goal One was to move house – and I’m very happy to say that we moved at the very end of January. Phew! Goal Two was ‘get organised’ – and think this is probably my main goal for this year. To get our new…

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Goals for 2021

January 1, 2021

Hello! If you’ve been around for a while, then you might remember that I made 19 Goals for 2019, this time two years ago. I really enjoyed having something to focus my mind and although I didn’t achieve all of my goals entirely, I’m sure that I achieved more than I would have, had I not made myself accountable here. In perhaps a foreshadowing of…

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Ten of the Best Stylish Halloween Decorations {AD}

October 12, 2020

This post contains affiliate links, so if you click on any of the products and buy, I will earn a small amount of affiliate income. Thank you for your support. I haven’t written much about it yet on the blog, but we are hopefully moving house before the end of the year. I am very excited to have all of the home decor, so I’ve…

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Norfolk Blueberry Picking in Covid Times

July 26, 2020

Yesterday we went blueberry picking at Fairgreen Farms, near King’s Lynn, Norfolk. We visited Fairgreen Farms for some pick your own blueberry fun last year, so we were familiar with the set up. Being outside, we thought it would be a reasonably safe post-lockdown activity to do as a family. I’ve been really anxious throughout this pandemic and haven’t been inside a shop since early…

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Hi, I’m Jules. I’m a 30-something teacher, currently at home being mum to M, four, and three year old B.

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