When the opportunity for an impromptu holiday popped up at a fantastic price, we didn’t think about or even discuss it, we just booked it as quickly as we could. This Finlake Winter Break was just what we needed. Ryan had been wanting to take us and the kids to Finlake since I can remember. We’d both holidayed there ourselves as kids and held onto fond memories of the place. It was my step-dad that…

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The Gruesome Twosome love their puzzles. Travis, now 3 and a half, can easily complete the Ravensburger Thomas & Friends Jigsaw Puzzles, Box of 4 – he will tip out all four puzzles and complete them all at the same time (little clever clogs). Despite the love for Thomas, our favourite puzzles will always be our wooden puzzles. Nothing compares to the quality of a beautiful, chunky wooden puzzle. Here are our favourites (and links to…

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It’s the 1st of December! So, carrying on from last month’s ‘This Month I’m… {November 2017}‘, this month of I’m… … Spending more time on Instagram. Make sure to follow me @lou.thatmumlife ! You’ll find me on Insta Stories unboxing my Birchbox advent calendar daily as well as much more! … Wrapping up warm. Because it’s F*#$ing freezing out there! Brrrrr. … Redecorating our home. We’re going for blue slate in the kitchen and dusky greys…

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Meet Bernie, our 4 (soon to be 5) year old French Bulldog. Back when we got Bernie, the breed wasn’t as well known and there weren’t as many breeders around. We began our search in late 2010 and found a breeder we loved – and then we waited 11 months for Bernie to come along. He finally joined our family in April 2013. And he was absolutely worth the wait! I could easily make this…

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I’d better get this up quickly! Winter is coming! *Snigger* I love everything about autumn. The fashion, the darker evenings, the hearty meals, the colder weather, the preparation for Christmas!… It might possibly be my favourite season. I’ve decided to compile a list of my favourites over this last season: This includes makeup, home decor, clothing, TV Shows and movies and more!   Around the home: New decor I wanted to give the home an…

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It’s been a almost a week since I received my first Lookfantastic Beauty Box so it’s time to give the items I received an honest review. You can hit the play button on my video to see me UNBOXING November’s Lookfantastic Beauty Box! OR read on to find out what I thought after giving all of the items a good testing…     Lookfantastic Beauty Box (honest) Review The monthly subscription costs £15 per month…

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In all honesty, there wasn’t much ‘training’ involved – mostly waiting for Travis’ lead, and a little bit of bribery. We’d pretty much nailed potty training (click here to read ‘Potty Training My 3 Year Old‘) – although he’d only go on the potty at home, out of the house he was still in nappies. This is simply down to the fact that to use the potty, he likes to be completely butt naked –…

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