Last week my wonderful child turned six years old, which is a bit nuts. It feels pretty unbelievable that I am the mother of a six year old but she also seems so grown up sometimes and she is absolutely bloody amazing. She has come on so much in the last year – her reading and writing has improved so much,…

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It’s December – the month of mince pies, chocolate, and general overindulgence. So I figured it made absolute total sense to do another Healthy List! I’ve really not been very healthy recently, even before Christmas, and whilst I have fully embraced Christmas and all the food that brings with it, I do want to get a bit healthier and for…

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Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you all have a wonderful day with your families and get everything you always dreamed of! Enjoy your turkey and pigs in blankets and too much chocolate and mince pies and Christmas pudding and Baileys and…. okay I’ll stop now. I can’t wait! Thank you so much for supporting Birds and Lilies in 2017. It’s…

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We’ve been to Alton Towers lots of times over the last couple of years, since I became a Merlin Annual Pass Ambassador – we’re lucky to have it relatively close to us so a day trip is pretty easy. As we’ve (so far) been with Ava every time we have spent the majority of our time at CBeebies Land within…

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How bloody cold has it gone suddenly? I feel like a snowman every time I do the school runs and I’ve suddenly needed to wear a lot more clothes and dig out my gloves and scarves. I feel like every year I’m once again shocked at how cold it gets, like an idiot. I do like that the cold weather means…

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When a distant planet signals for help, your exciting new life begins. You’ve been made Craftmaster of your own crater – and the friendly locals need your creativity and management skills to rebuild their world! Grow quirky plants and harvest their precious materials. Build your team of Crafters to make ever-more amazing items and bring in curious tourists. The more you craft,…

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