Monthly Archives: July 2013

Saturday is Caption Day #SatCap

It’s Saturday, which means lots of lovely bloggers are linking up their photos to Mammasaurus’ awesome weekend linky where we post the photos and YOU do the captioning. Here’s our effort: Leave me a caption in the comments and click on the badge to go and visit Mammasaurus to see the other entries.

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Things We Love: John Lewis Cushions

Things We Love: John Lewis Cushions

As you may know, we live near the seaside. Some may scoff and say that’s it’s not a proper seaside, given that we’re on an estuary of the Thames and not the actual sea, but to those doubters I say “pish”, or probably something a bit stronger, knowing me. Given that Southend on Sea has the WORLD’S longest pleasure pier, I think we more than qualify for seaside status and given the fact that it’s estimated that we …

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Essential Tips on Taking Care of your Cat

Essential Tips on Taking Care of your Cat

As pets, cats can offer us companionship, fun and a warm bundle of fur to come home to in the evening. They make fantastic play-mates for your kids and are generally low-maintenance to have around, so it’s no wonder they’re so popular as a family pet. This said, getting a cat is still a big commitment and it’s worth investigating what kind of care they will need before you bring home that wicker basket. Here’s …

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Masses of Dresses! A T.K. Maxx Kids Clothes Review

A couple of weeks ago, the lovely people at T.K. Maxx got in touch and asked if they could send us a £100 gift card to spend in store. “Err, YES!” I thought, imagining a new pair of Converse for myself. Except, alas, the cash was not for I, but my darling daughter who was being invited to check out the kids range at T.K. Maxx. I was thrilled for her; watching her face when …

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Experimenting in the Kitchen

Experimenting in the Kitchen

If there is one thing in life that I have always enjoyed, it’s baking. From the age of four I’ve spent many evenings and weekends in the kitchen – slaving over cupcakes, cheesecakes and expertly designed deserts. There is something really rewarding about creating a recipe from start to finish and then serving it up to the entire family. You’ll have probably guessed that I have something of a sweet tooth and the majority of …

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Hidden Gems: Prittlewell Priory

Hidden Gems: Prittlewell Priory

On Sunday morning, we took Sausage to feed the ducks at Priory Park in Southend on Sea. The ducks weren’t really biting, so we decided to have a walk around the park and I’m so glad we did. In the middle of the park is a medieval priory, which has been open to visitors on and off over the last few decades. What we didn’t know is that the whole place has been restored and …

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