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Back to school
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Back To School

  I love this time of year – a whole fresh academic year for the kids and it always feels like a new start for me too. In fact, if only I had some new shiny shoes (why don’t I?) I would have joined…

4th September 2017
Unicorn Ice Cream Sundae
Family

Unicorn Ice Cream Sundae

  Ice cream? Unicorn-inspired? Added fruit to reduce the sugar-filled guilt? Have an Unicorn Ice Cream Sundae – what’s not to like! The sunshine has come back for the Bank Holiday weekend! It’s the perfect time to indulge in summer-y treats before autumn truly…

27th August 2017
Hitchin Lavender
Adventures Family

Lovely Lavender Fields – Hitchin Lavender

  A few weeks ago, like most of the UK blogging / Instagram community it would seem, we went to a lavender farm to pick lavender and try to take some photos of the kids. We went to our nearest spot, Hitchin Lavender in…

9th August 2017
Hue Me Happy Summer 2017
Family Mama Stories Showcase

Welcome to Hue Me Happy!

  Hi there! Welcome to Hue Me Happy! If you read my post yesterday, you’ll know that I have decided to change the focus of my blog. I set up this blog 5 years ago, originally as a sort of online baby book when…

8th August 2017
springhalftermadventures
Adventures Family

Fairies, Pirates and Playdates

  I don’t know about you but the half-term holiday just flew by here. Maybe something about having the Monday as a bank holiday. I just can’t believe we are now into the last 6 weeks of Seren’s Reception year! The clock is ticking…

5th June 2017
Father's-Day-Gift-Ideas-With-Amara
Family Lifestyle

Father’s Day Gift Ideas With Amara

  Luxury homeware website Amara have a fine selection of Father’s Day gift ideas (it’s coming up soon on the 18th June this year!). They sent us (well, Andy) a box of gifts to try out over the weekend. So, yesterday was a sort of…

30th May 2017
Imogen Turns 3
Family

Three!

  We had a birthday in the family last week, the smallest one turned three! The passing of the years seems like such a big deal when they are so little, when she turned from one to two it was a goodbye to the…

21st May 2017
Rainy Bank Holiday Monday
Adventures Family

Rainy Bank Holiday Monday

Well it’s Bank Holiday Monday so it had to rain right? I’m still thinking how lucky we were with the summery weather a few weeks ago and the gardens probably need some rain. We had planned to walk from my inlaws house to Forty…

1st May 2017
capel-manor-sisters-april-2017
Family

Sisters, April 2017

  April has all been about sister time what with the school holidays starting on the 1st April! Though I’ve noticed that Imogen has been a bit frustrated with having to share her home space and there is the usual bickering, they’ve mostly enjoyed…

15th April 2017
easter-egg-hunt
Family Lifestyle Make & Create

10 Traditions To Start This Easter

  Looking for inspiration of things to do with the kids over Easter? We’re already half way through the Easter holidays here, though I know many kids have only just started the holidays. I feel like we’ve done all the Easter crafts already and I’ve…

9th April 2017
Johnson's Baby Bedtime Products & Routine
Family

Johnson’s Baby Bedtime Range

  A couple of weeks ago, whilst we were mid-bathroom renovation dust and mess, we received a gorgeous wicker basket from Johnson’s with some of their bath products to try and a lovely soft blanket. I had to put it all away until last…

28th March 2017
Spring days & new dresses
Family

Jumping into Spring

  Wahoo, first day of spring! And we’ve woken up to rain boo. Good for the garden I suppose. We did get out yesterday and the girls had a lot of fun in our friends’ garden bouncing on the trampoline. I love a trampoline…

20th March 2017