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We were lucky to be invited to visit Marsh Farm’s most recent event – Fairies and Dragons week. I wasn’t asked to write a review or even share about our experience, but we had such a great day that I felt I wanted to review......

This post is written in collaboration with Buyagift. With November drawing to an end I always start to panic. December seemed so far away when I was basking in the last of the sun’s rays in the summer holidays, my feet in the paddling pool,......

Today I visited the Cake and Bake Show with a friend. She makes vintage and ‘naked’ cakes for a living, but apart from the healthy treats I make for my boys (usually sweetened with banana or dates) I haven’t got much experience in baking cakes......

When I unboxed my Mam 2-in-1 single breast pump I had a vague idea of how to put it together already. I’d used a different brand of breast pump previously, so I was surprised how few pieces there seemed to be in comparison. A quick......

It’s not a good idea to go down the route of Baby Led Weaning without a decent bib. With a 6 month old baby feeding themselves from the start; mess is going to happen. I recently wrote a post on how to deal with the......

Baby Led Weaning has pretty much ground to a halt this week. I can honestly say that I can see why some people are tempted to spoon feed their babies to make sure that they have actually had something to eat. I haven’t done so,......

I’m not afraid of mess. I knew exactly what I was letting myself in for this time round, having done BLW with Oliver 3 years ago. Yesterday, I gave boiled eggs and soldiers for breakfast. I’m notoriously rubbish at boiling eggs. Instead of being lovely......

We are now on week 3 of weaning, and Charlie is starting to make really good progress and a LOT of mess. This week he has been awake and happier at dinner times, so he has been joining in with family meals. His first ever......