finding love again part 2

Finding love again (part two)

Whilst edging into the new year still recovering from a night of gin, prosecco, Cards Against Humanity and New Year’s Day on 2 hours sleep with 4 kids, I found danni’s post (Finding Love Again…) such a heart-warming read. Despite having had a, and I quote, “tough, tough, tough” 2015 (to say the least), it was wonderful
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The rise of the roller children

The rise of the roller children

In collaboration with Proline. Is it just me or do children mainly transport themselves using wheels these days. Over the many years I’ve been on Gods green earth, I’ve seen a whole evolution of wheeled children. The first time I began to notice this was when I was out shopping for my weekly wine stock, when suddenly
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Finding love again...

Finding love again…

Possibly the cheesiest blog title I’ve ever written. I’m allowed a bit of cheese aren’t? Lord know’s I’ve drank enough wine to allow a bit of cheese. Anyway, I’ve probably said this in every single post for a while now but I’m going to say it again once more with feeling… things have been TOUGH…. tough
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My Christmas wish...

My Christmas wish.

This time last year I hadn’t a clue what was lurking around the corner… I didn’t know that my life was about to turn upside down and never be the same again and I certainly didn’t know that it would be our last Christmas together as a family. I’ve felt Christmas creeping up on me for a
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Cutting corners

It’s verging on 10 months now since the separation. A lot has happened in that time, more than I could have ever imagined; some epic lows and some indescribable highs. Although I feel a lot more positive about how my life has changed, I’m also accepting that some things may always induce that heavy feeling of falling
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happy dough

Don’t worry, be happy.

You may or may not have noticed I seem to have dropped off the face of the blogging planet recently. It was never my intention to leave it so long but I’ve tried not to give myself too much of a hard time about it with everything that has gone on this year. I’ve actually
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#MumsKnowBest

#MumsKnowBest (sort of)

It was my mum’s birthday recently so when Littlewoods asked me to share one time when mum really did know best I simply couldn’t resist joining in. The problem is I was quite a rebellious and stubborn teen… in fact, I’m still pretty stubborn in my now 30s. I can think of lots of times
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the beginning of our new chapter...

The beginning of our new chapter

This is a post I never thought I would ever write and it’s probably (I hope) the hardest I will ever write. In all honesty I was in two minds about even coming back until tonight when I received a message from one of my readers asking if I was okay – cue the tears. Anyway,
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