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December 2017

    Reflecting on the year // 2017

    Me and Mine 2017

    It’s New Years Eve, the final day of 2017 and so of course, it’s natural to reflect on the year gone by. Like many it’s been a year of ups and downs but a year full of progress for us all in more ways than one.  Continue Reading

  • Me and Mine Dec 2017

    The Me and Mine Project // December 2017

    And just like that we’re done. Another month finished and another year has gone by. Where has the year gone? We’ve had a fantastic December. I’ve spent the month on annual leave from work…

  • MrsShilts Christmas 2017

    Signing off for Christmas // Merry Christmas

    The presents are wrapped, the first box of Quality Street has been opened, the stockings are hung on the fireplace and the list of Christmas films have been circled in the Radio Times ahead…

  • Blithbury Reindeer Lodge

    The Christmas experience at Blithbury Reindeer Lodge

    Over the weekend, we took Olly for an afternoon of festive fun at Blithbury Reindeer Lodge. Over the last few years, I have heard really good things about the Christmas experience at the Reindeer…

  • Changing Bags

    The best baby changing bags of 2017

    Some people love shoes, some love clothes but for me I am a huge handbag fan. With baby boy due in just a few short weeks, I’ll be upgrading my handbag to a baby…

  • Gingerbread biscuits

    Baking festive Gingerbread biscuits // a recipe

    * A collaborative post One of the best things about the Christmas holidays is having the time to get in the kitchen and bake some festive treats. I love to bake gingerbread biscuits, Christmas…

  • Nativity

    The Nativity // Olly’s school day memories

    Earlier this week, it was time for Reception class to tread the boards and put on their nativity performance. Olly had been given the part of an inn keeper and had a speaking line…

  • Brentwood to LS

    Where could your daily commute take you?

    *A collaborative post If you live in the big smoke, you’ll probably travel into work using the tube. The most convenient (and probably the quickest) way of getting around London is taking the London Underground but…