Just over 4 weeks ago, we welcomed a little girl in to the world. Our first daughter and a sister for Max. Olivia Grace Bragg. We are all absolutely in love with her. Including the two-year-old, much to our relief.   You might be pleased to know I’m not going to share the gory birth story. Quite frankly, I don’t want to relive it (the day itself was enough for…

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So far, I’ve only written 20 blog posts. You’re probably thinking, it’s a bit early to be taking a break. A break is actually the opposite to what I should be doing. I need to be writing more than ever, posting on social media as much as possible, coming up with ideas to boost my profile and engaging with some of the amazing bloggers I follow. That’s what I should be doing…

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Although you wouldn’t believe it after the snow and arctic temperatures of the last few weeks, we are officially in Spring now. It’s probably my favourite time of year. With all the daffodils, tulips and bluebells in bloom, it brings the promise of warmer weather, longer days and happier faces. Most importantly, it means Winter is over. Putting winter hats, scarves and thick woolly jumpers in to hibernation is quite cathartic for…

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When I first started this blog, I didn’t want my family to be the focus. So many bloggers feature their children on social media and have them at the centre of their blog – I totally respect and applaud their choice to put their kids out there. Sure, I’ll share the odd photo now and again, but I’m mainly choosing to keep my family out of the picture. Plus it’s nice to…

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  It’s my husband’s birthday next weekend. The problem is my husband is not “a birthday person”. I’m faced with the same dilemma every year – what do I buy the man who doesn’t want anything, the man who has everything already…worse still, the man who doesn’t even LIKE his birthday. The timing is terrible. I’ve used up all my best ideas for his Christmas presents. So far, I’ve gone with…

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