The Me and Mine Project {January 2017}

January has been a rather productive month for us in the Shilton household. We’ve had weekends of down time with very little plans but used the time wisely to crack on with much needed jobs around the house. We’ve welcomed the new school term and despite it…

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Inside a capsule wardrobe

*A collaborative post If you’re slimming down like me, you’ll understand the importance of having a capsule wardrobe. A small collection of essential pieces to get you through the months where you don’t really want to spend a great deal of money but carry on with life as…

Meal Planning Monday 30th January 2017

It’s the last Monday of January and time for a Meal Planning Monday post. January seemed to be a really long month but we managed to budget well and we had plenty of food in the cupboards as well as money in the pot for…

10 things that made me smile | January 2017

January can typically be a really rubbish month for a lot of people. The weather isn’t all that great, you’ll have probably had to wait ages for payday after getting paid just before Christmas back in December (yes, six whole weeks ago!) and the come…

A birthday bike to remember with Halfords

*A collaborative post It’s Olly’s fourth birthday in a couple of weeks and we have been looking at getting him his first ever bike as his birthday gift. He’s never had a bike before and now he’s at the stage where he’s exploring his independence…

Out in any weather with Muddy Puddles …

With the weather being undecided whether it’s winter or spring, it’s really difficult to know what to plan out at the weekends. We like to go out and have some fun outdoors to blow out the cobwebs but if the weather is torrential rain and…

How are you nearly four?

Dear Olly, I wanted to write you a little note as we approach your birthday. I can’t believe you’re going to be four. I want to tell you how much I love you and no matter what difficulties we’re having at the moment, Mummy will…