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Month: September 2018

5 fabulously frugal things I’ve done this week

5 fabulously frugal things I’ve done this week

It’s been quite a while since I did one of these! I’d love to get back into sharing frugal things I’ve done during the week – even if it’s just to remind myself to try and not spend. So here are the things I’ve done this week to try and save myself some pennies. 1. Sold things on eBay – it had been quite a while since I sold anything on eBay – I just got out of the habit,…

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PFFD – let’s start at the beginning

PFFD – let’s start at the beginning

This time 3 weeks ago we were enjoying our last weekend as a family of 4. I was so ready to have this baby now I’d got to 41 weeks. Looking back now, I feel so silly for worrying about things like the tidiness of the house, and if all the washing was done. I guess I just wanted everything to be perfect, presuming that when baby arrived we would be straight home. On the Monday morning, 20 days ago,…

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Baby O’s Birth Story

Baby O’s Birth Story

My due date came and went. I refused one stretch and sweep at 40+2 but accepted one 5 days after my due date. I’d been having annoying painful Braxton hicks at night, and baby felt so low, I was sure my body was getting ready for the big day, and was curious to see how things were going. ‘I’ve been able to do a really good sweep there, you’re around 1-2cm dilated and very stretchy’ my midwife remarked. Although this…

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Preparing For a New Baby on a Budget

Preparing For a New Baby on a Budget

Did you know the average family spend around £3000 in preparation for a new baby?! That’s no small sum of money, and obviously an amount of money that isn’t always readily available to most people. With baby number 3 arriving, we’ve been trying to save money as much as possible. When our first was born, we lived in a small 2 bedroom flat on not much income at all. Ever since then, we’ve learnt that preparing for a new baby…

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Saving money with www.latestdeals.co.uk

Saving money with www.latestdeals.co.uk

Obviously with baby 3 here, even more so than ever we’re trying to save money where we can. One of the main ways we do this is always making sure we’re getting the best price possible for whatever it is we’re buying. The Latest Deals website is a brilliant way to find the best deals possible, meaning you can save your pennies for all those nappies and wipes you’re going to need! There are loads of different parts to the…

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Ottilie Wren

Ottilie Wren

If you don’t follow me on Instagram, you may not have seen our exciting news. Baby Ottilie Wren made her quick entrance into the world on the 3rd September 2018 at 03:09am, weighing a dinky (for me!) 8lb 5oz. I’ll be writing up her full birth story, with all the details, at some point soon. To say I was so sure I would be having a huge boy, we were shocked to say the very least. Unfortunately little Ottie has…

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