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Month: June 2014

1st birthday!! {The Ordinary Moments} #16

This week we celebrated Arthur’s 1st birthday, meaning that ‘ordinary’ moments were a little thin on the ground as we gearedĀ ourselves up for, and then celebrated the big day! Arthur’s birthday was on Thursday. The day started off with a beach walk for Arthur and […]

Flashback to my favourite bump shots!!

As Arthur’s birthday is drawing nearer and nearer I have found myself feeling very nostalgic and looking back over lots of pictures, not only from the last year but also through some bump pictures! So, I thought i’d share some of my favourite bump shots!! […]

Mama’s make up bag {the ordinary moments} #15

It’s time to link up with Katie for the ordinary moments. Arthur is really into emptying bags and boxes and filling them back up again at the moment. The one that he enjoys the most, more than all his toys is my make up bag. […]

First night with a babysitter-The Dinner Dance

Last weekend Arthur had his first night with a babysitter (that wasn’t my mum and dad!), we had a girl that Mark teaches over to watch him for us, a pretty big deal for us all! Once a year the school puts on a dinner […]

Homemade chilli oil recipe

I thought I would share this simple homemade chilli oil recipe.   I have been meaning to make some chilli oil for a long time and as we are doing our best to save for the summer I figured that it would make a great […]

Introducing cow’s milk

Today marks the start of a new era! We are saying bye bye to formula (plus it’s awful smell and counting scoops) andĀ introducing cow’s milk. A couple of weeks ago when we were out on our food shop we were stocking up on formula and […]

Family walk

  Now Arthur is walking we were excited to take him to the Vallee de Mai for our first proper family walk together! It’s an amazing place to go and we are so so lucky that we get to go there for free with our […]