Lucas’ New Car Seat

| Diary

Happy new year! My photo this week is Lucas in his new car seat, he has been in his baby car seat that was part of our travel system up to this week. He seems to look a lot older in this seat x   Read more…

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What To Pack For A Baby Going On Holiday

| Travel

We are very excitedly getting ready for our first family holiday abroad. Lucas will be just under 11 months when we go and I really want it to be as stress free as it possibly can be with a baby. I have put together a list so I don’t forget anything. Have I missed anything […] Read more…

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Lucas’ First Christmas

| Diary

I have loved every minute of Lucas’ first Christmas. At the end of November, D and I took Lucas to meet Father Christmas for the first time. We went to Barton Grange Garden Centre during their baby week. It was amazing, from walking into Barton Grange and seeing the fabulous Christmas displays to going into […] Read more…

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Our First Family Christmas

| Diary

Hope you all had an amazing Christmas and looking forward to the new year ahead. My Sunday photo this week is our first family photo of our first Christmas together. Lucas absolutely loved it, he really enjoyed going round and seeing all the family and luckily he was a star whilst we were out even […] Read more…

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An Alternative To Turkey This Christmas

| Food & Drink

I recently tried Tesco Counters 21 Day Matured Beef Rib Joint as part of the Tesco Orchard Programme. I have never used the counters as Tesco before, I have bought the pre-packed meat but other than that, we always buy our meat from a local butcher. The man on the Tesco counter was friendly and advised me […] Read more…

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My Wish List For 2016

| Days Out

Lucas loves In The Night Garden so I would love to go and watch it live with him. D won the calendar in the advent competition and Lucas really chuckles and reaches out to touch Iggle Piggle and Upsy Daisy on the pages. Putting the programme on TV is the only thing guaranteed to calm him […] Read more…

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Last Minute Gift Ideas

| Charity

For those of you struggling of what to buy the friend who has everything or the long distance relative that you just have no idea what they would like, why not consider an Oxfam unwrapped charity gift? Oxfam have various gifts suitable for everyone but three that have really caught my eye include a Pile of poo, […] Read more…

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Lucas’ First Haircut

| Diary

Lucas had his first haircut this morning, I have put some of his hair in a first curl box we got as a gift when he was born. We had his haircut at home where he feels comfortable and had less new distractions around him. He wasn’t overly impressed with the situation (as you can […] Read more…

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Slow Cooker Fruity Beef Casserole

| Food & Drink

Duerrs  sent me some blackcurrant jam to try in a recipe, either sweet or savoury. I love using my slow cooker during winter, nothing beats throwing a load of ingredients into a pot and leaving it until tea time so you have the day free and the house smells of delicious home cooking. I decided […] Read more…

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