Dear Eleanor on your first birthday...

Eleanor, today is your first birthday.

I cannot believe that this time last year I held you in my arms for the first time. So tiny and delicate… and just so darn precious. The whole family fell in love with you at first sight and who could blame us? It was a tough start –  the breastfeeding problems, the slow weight gains, the sleepless nights but we
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A festive break in Wales

After getting acquainted in the lovely Mulberry Inn hotel for the next 2 days in North East Wales, we made the short trip over to Erddig and their National Trust park at Erddig Hall. Being a crisp and dark night, the ground were the perfect setting for their Christmas special, the ‘Erddig Glow’ where “Victorian parterre,
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Butlins for Christmas

Butlins for Christmas

I’ve not really shouted about this much on my blog yet but you may have noticed my shiny Butlins Ambassadors badge that I’m proudly displaying. As part of our new ambassadors role we will be going on 2 Butlins holidays at 2 different resorts, so we can rush back to tell you all about it – I
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If this bed’s a rockin… (3)

If this bed’s a rockin…

Feel free to come in, as it’s just Yawnofthedad and I failing miserably at getting into bed quietly. Yep, it’s another night of sneak in, successfully manage to make absolutely no noise so we don’t wake Bobs up, then crawl into bed…..”CRUNCH”, “CRUNCH”, “OTHER LOUD, SPRING-RELATED NOISES”. Yeah, the first 6 months did not go
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