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  • Messy Lounge Why am I so Untidy?

    From Messy Mom to Pristine Parent

    If I thought I was feeling run down and grotty after a week of both Pickle and I being plagued with various maladies, it’s nothing compared to how the house must be feeling. I make no attempts to conceal the fact that I’m far from being a domestic goddess (picture the opposite) so if I’ve not even done the little bits I usually do, the mess and grime is just compounded even further and it makes for a very sorry sight. I’ve reached the point where I really want to turn things around. And I know I’ve said this before, and I’ve made half-arsed attempts… but this time, I mean it. I’m on a mission.

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    Cleaning, Parenting
    / September 29, 2017
  • Cream and Strawberries Victoria Sponge Cake

    Birthday Cards, Victoria Sponge and a Pickle Hipflask #LittleLoves

    The weeks are flying by so quickly! It feels like it was Bank Holiday Monday just two minutes ago and now we can say we’re already pretty much half way through June. Almost. We’ve got some busy weeks ahead too as LPD will be working hard hog roasting most Saturdays, and there a few local events I’m excited about going to – like the Guide Dog Centre Open Day! Before then though, my Mum and I have a very special treat booked for Sunday: a spa day. I absolutely cannot wait, and you can bet your bottom dollar that it’ll feature in my next #LittleLoves post… but let’s save that for another time. Here’s what I’ve been loving the past fortnight:

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    / June 9, 2017