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A Wonderful Family Break at the Royal Garden Hotel in London

Luxury and family can mix folks. Take it from me, I'm just back from a dreamboat of a holiday in the South of France where the little ones had the BEST time and so did we! You don't need to compromise on quality just because you've procreated, people. A...
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A Lush Week in Wales

Oh Wales-it seems so long ago now that we were there but it was literally only a week ago! Luckily, I treated myself to yet another notebook (I have a REAL and pretty consuming obsession with notebooks-and stationery in general)! but this one was a necessity- and meant I could scribble down notes during our lush week away making it easier to reflect back and write this post.
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Why I Vlog

A lot of you have been asking me questions on why I vlog since I started daily vlogging a few weeks ago-some of those include how to start, whether it's easy, worthwhile and even fun so without further ado here is a vlog about vlogging!
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A Weekend in London & Cambridge

On Friday evening, we drove to London, the kids slept all the way, leaving Leeds by night and waking up the next morning in North London.
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A Picnic With Primula Cheese

Sunday saw the sun come out to play in Yorkshire, so we rallied round to my folks' house and had a delightful picnic in their garden.
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Our Weekend in Pictures-Family Fun in Thirsk

It's already Friday again with a new and long weekend upon us with the bank holiday in the UK (yay) so I thought I better share last weekend with you all, and quick! I love reflecting on our weekends together, our precious family time, where we switch off from the week before, simply hang out, enjoy delicious food, at home, or out, and take in the lush Yorkshire countryside we live in and relax.
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Daily Happy-Makers

Life can sometimes feel like a non-stop rollercoaster can't it, juggling family life, work as I/we try to be everything to everyone. The last few months have seen me take time out more, to relax daily and prioritise on what really makes my family and I happy. I always say, happy parents, happy children.
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A Weekend Away at The Coach House in Yorkshire

After a month of illness in this family, we finally all felt better and were in much need of a retreat, a break from the norm, not far from home to simply rest, relax and feel rejuvenated once more. The universe must have been listening, as the wonderful Gorgeous Cottages got in touch to see if we wanted to break in a luxury holiday home, The Coach House in Yorkshire.
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Alexander’s 2nd Birthday Celebrations

Last weekend saw my youngest son, Alexander turn 2, two whole years! I know every parent on the planet says the same thing, but doesn't time fly, people?!
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Our Holiday in Halkidiki

We're now back from a glorious holiday to Halkidi in Greece (1 1/2 hours from Thessaloniki) and have returned totally refreshed and relaxed full of vitamin D, uplifting sea air and great Greek food (of which you can see more of the latter in my post A Taste of Halkidiki)...