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A Lingering Grief

My Daddy died when I was 21. Death is not like it looks in the movies, there is no grace or elegance, there’s no breezy sigh or dramatic halt. Instead it’s counting seconds between breaths and watching screens for neon flickers. And all the while you know what’s coming; that the person you love is… Continue reading A Lingering Grief

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Being Mum

A Waste Free Week

Every month this year I’ll be focussing in reducing the waste produced by my household. Between Blue Planet 2, the Latte Levy and plastic free aisles in supermarkets it feels like everyone in the UK is waking up to waste.  I decided to start the year by tackling our food waste. I’d be embarrassed to… Continue reading A Waste Free Week

Being Mum · Ted's Take On...

How to Build A Capsule Wardrobe for A Toddler 

If there’s one area of life where you really shouldn’t have to stress it’s your toddlers Wardrobe because a) they will look ADORABLE in whatever they wear and b) it will be be FILTHY moments after you button it up! However toddler dressing can get stressful; they keep growing out of things, the one shirt… Continue reading How to Build A Capsule Wardrobe for A Toddler 

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Keeping Chickens In Winter – A Guide to Healthy, Happy, Hardy Hens

If you're a regular reader of the blog (not sure if I have regulars, say hi if you're one!) then you'll know I talk about my chickens a lot. I make no apologies for it, my girls are fabulous and I adore them! They offer the best return on care given of any animal I've… Continue reading Keeping Chickens In Winter – A Guide to Healthy, Happy, Hardy Hens