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Eternally Cherished breast milk jewellery review

I’ve now been breastfeeding Megan for over a year.  She’s showing no signs of letting me stop any time soon and I’m happy to go with that.  I fed Harry for 7 months until he self weaned so I’m hoping to follow Megan’s lead and stop when she’s ready too.  I wanted to celebrate our achievement and when the chance to review some Eternally Cherished breast milk jewellery came my way it seemed like the perfect way to mark our journey.

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Banana and peanut butter energy balls

These banana and peanut butter energy balls are really quick and easy to make and perfect for cooking with your little ones.  I made these with Harry who loved being my helper.  They would be perfect for packed lunches (They will be going in Harry’s to school next week) or for a tasty, healthy treat.  Harry loves getting involved in the kitchen at the moment and I’m constantly looking for healthy treats we can make together.  These were perfect for getting my little foodie involved!

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Battling the baby led weaning mess: Tidy Tot Review

As fun as it is watching your baby feed themselves and enjoy the sensory play that comes with baby led weaning, there’s no denying that there’s a lot of mess that goes with it.  With both of my babies, I’ve found myself crawling around on the floor, struggling to clean up every last bit of food that they’ve dropped (or thrown) after every meal.  I love baby led weaning and have always embraced the mess that goes with it but when offered the chance to try the Tidy Tot Bib and Tray Kit, an award-winning product that banishises mess by eliminating the gap between your baby and the highchair, I jumped at the chance!

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Carrot and Apple Lentil Muffins

Harry’s having one of those days today where he has asked for a treat none stop since he woke up.  When Megan went down for a nap we decided to go and cook up a treat in the kitchen.  Stocks were low, we were out of oats which are my usual base for healthy treats like this so I decided to give lentils a try.  I’m so happy with how these carrot and apple lentil muffins turned out and Harry and Megan really enjoyed them too!

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Our first meal plan of September and my top tips for avoiding food waste

I can’t believe it’s September already!  Pretty soon we’ll be having to think about packed lunches as Harry starts preschool next week but for now I’m just going to enjoy the final week of having both my babies home during the day.  As always, we’re shopping on a tight budget but that doesn’t mean we’re not going to eat really tasty, healthy meals!

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My Top Tips For Breastfeeding!

I am so excited to say that I have now been breastfeeding Megan for almost a whole year.  It feels like such an achievement, especially as we’re showing no signs of stopping any time soon.  I’ve been really lucky this time around, Megan was born rooting and fed like a dream.  It hasn’t always been easy though, at times it’s been tough, but I’ve learned a few tips and tricks along the way that I want to share with you.

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Love Amber X Jewellery Review

Megan is 8 months old and has been teething on and off for about 5 months  now with nothing to show for it.   I’ve talked about it a lot on my social media and lots of people have recommended amber jewellery to me as a natural remedy.  I’ll be honest I’m always sceptical of things like that but  decided to try   Love Amber X   as I was recommended by so many people. I was intrigued and jumped at the chance.  I was happy that it was a UK based, family run company. Love Amber X  provided enough information on their website so I could make an informed decision to use it prior to placing my order.. Continue reading “Love Amber X Jewellery Review”

Reasons why I haven’t been to weigh in this week… or for the past 4 weeks

I was so psyched up to get back into Slimming World and go to weigh in tonight.  Then I realised.  It’s been 4 weeks since my last weigh in.  2 I booked as holidays but 2 I was ill and didn’t text so will be charged for.  I’ve been off plan for the whole month I’ve not been to group and thought I’d share with you my very valid reasons why.

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Orange oaty biscuits

I’ll be honest, there’s not an awful lot of interests that Harry and I share.  Don’t get me wrong, I love learning all about snails, dinosaurs and mud with him and I’ve found enjoyment in activities I never thought I would but it’s not what comes naturally to me.  Recently we’ve started spending Megan’s nap times baking or cooking together and it’s become one of my favourite parts of the day.  We make something most days, whether it’s baking cakes or just making scrambled egg on toast, and through cooking together have found a wonderful shared interest and a new way to bond.

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Geronimo 2018: Camping with 2 children under 3 years old!

When I was asked if we’d like tickets to camp at Geronimo in exchange for an honest review of our experience I said excitedly said yes immediately!  As the weeks went by the realisation of what I’d agreed to started to set in though.  I’d agreed to camp.  That meant sleeping in a tent.  With a 3 year old (almost).  And an 8 month old baby.  WHAT WAS I THINKING?!

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