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My Favourite Summer Dress

As much as I love A/W fashion, whenever the end of summer approaches I get a little blue.
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A Family Holiday to Alicante with James Villas

Tomorrow, 3 generations of the family - myself, my husband Peter, our 2 sons: Oliver and Alexander and my parents - will be heading Alicante staying in a villa kindly c/o of James Villas.
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Boys’ Holiday in England and Wales

So 'passportgate' was rather stressful but it sort of all ended up for the best with each of our sons getting undivided attention and time from my husband and I respectively. I enjoyed Marbella with my toddler and folks and Oliver and Daddy had a truly wonderful week in the UK with sunny adventures in Yorkshire where we live, and mini breaks in Liverpool, Southport and Anglesey in Wales, fishing, catching crabs, playing in fields, visiting castles and having lots of father-son bonding time.
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Brilliant Blog Posts 23rd April 2015

It's time, again people: #brilliantblogposts is here again, with a whopping 237 posts linked up last week. Thanks so much to each and every one of you for all your support and making this linky such a success.
vicki and baby oliver

My Favourite European Summer Holiday Destinations

Having just returned from a recent trip to Marbella, I've been well and truly bitten by the holiday bug! I've only been back in the UK for less than 2 weeks but I'm already pining for the beach which I'll luckily be hitting again in May.
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Our Weekend in Pictures-A Break in Liverpool

This weekend saw us ensure 'passportgate' never happens again with a trip to very lush Liverpool, one of our favourite cities in the UK, to submit and order Oliver's new passport (yay)! Gloriously sunny for the most part it was ice creams at the docks and some shopping in my favourite city of style, with new jeans and shirts for Peter, Topshop frocks for I and some toys for the boys...
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Brilliant Blog Posts 16th April 2015

It feels like I've been away for ages folks (it was only a week!) Thanks for all the blog love while I was away in Marbella though and linking up your posts over my 2 week linky.
Michael Kors shop

A Week in Marbella with James Villa Holidays

Last week saw 'part' of this family spend 7 days in Marbella, staying at the palatial Casa Haniel, a James Villa Holidays' villa in San Pedro, above, for a fabulous, relaxing, fun and invigorating week away.
Marbella

Honest Mum (And Some of the Family) On Holiday

Hey there regular readers and new ones too (where've you been people!) This week, this family is luckily going away on a press holiday with the gorgeous James Villas to Marbella for some rest, relaxation and hopefully sunshine!
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Brilliant Blog Posts 2nd April 2015

Welcome back to #Brilliantblogposts, I am literally BOWLED over by the posts linked up last week with a whopping ....-WOW! This week I'm linking up the brilliant and hilarious Dave of DADventurer's post on Tips For Surviving A Wedding With A Baby. I'm linking up with My Weekend in Pictures-Including Hanging Out With Mr Bloom. Mr Swoon didn't disappoint, ayup tiddlers, it's a good 'un of a post.
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A Family Party

This family loves to party and those who follow this blog knows we have a lot of get-togethers-great Greek or Italian food (usually supplied by the family's restaurants), the funniest and funnest company you can imagine (we literally laugh the whole time), music (always) and most of all (and soppiest) there's always so much bloody love in the room.