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Pregnancy Problems: Ginger biscuits are not the answer!

I totally fell for the whole idea that pregnancy makes you "glow" and you look "blooming" and "radiant" and eagerly waited for light to start shining from my pores... 9 months I waited, 42 weeks to be exact. It never came. I didn't have morning sickness, I had nausea, morning and night. I wasn't actually… Continue reading Pregnancy Problems: Ginger biscuits are not the answer!

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Baby Nuthatch

Nine Months In – Nine Months Out!

How is Baby Nuthatch nine months old?! I can't believe he has now been out as long as he was in. What he does: CRAWLS! He is everywhere! Gone are the days when I could pop baby down on his playmat and nip to the loo or grab something from the kitchen and return to… Continue reading Nine Months In – Nine Months Out!

Pregnancy

Hypnobirthing without the ‘hypno’ bit!

Antenatal classes. The mysterious unknown! The only antenatal classes available here in middle of nowhere, Wales, were Hypnobirthing. I had never heard of it before and was a little dubious but open-minded while my cynical husband was downright anti-hypnobirthing just from the name (I dragged him along anyway)! In this post I talk you through… Continue reading Hypnobirthing without the ‘hypno’ bit!

Nesting

Book Review – A Country Escape by Katie Fforde

The perfect light read for mums as you can easily pick it up where you left off when you get a luxury 5 minutes to yourself. A Country Escape Katie Fforde is an English romance novelist who has had success with almost 30 novels since her first release, Living Dangerously, in 1995. Her latest release… Continue reading Book Review – A Country Escape by Katie Fforde

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Welsh Lamb Hotpot Recipe- the perfect winter warmer!

In honour of St. David’s Day, I thought I’d share my family recipe for Welsh Lamb Hotpot. It makes the perfect winter warmer, just what we need as the Beast from the East takes hold! I’m not claiming to be a culinary genius, but this is a firm favourite in our house. It’s our version… Continue reading Welsh Lamb Hotpot Recipe- the perfect winter warmer!