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High school essentials

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High school essentials

Its nearly the end of august already! where has the summer gone?  With only 2 weeks till schools are back i thought id put together a little list of fun little essentials to get the older kids excited about going back to high school! 1. New school bag! I remember this being my favourite bit about going back to school, getting to choose a new bag!  for the boys, and blue and navy adidas rucksack will keep then going for the year, plenty of room for all the books and pe kits. Plus its nice and simple so wont have...

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Learning to drive

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At 20 years old i still cant drive and to most people that probably isn't a huge deal but where i live you need to learn pretty soon to be able to get out and about. Public transport in my little town is rubbish and unlike in the bigger cities the nearest shopping centre is at least half an hour away on the bus which would take a good few hours to walk. Another reason i decided to learn is because of the hills, i live in a valley and pushing a pram with a toddler and a weeks worth...

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Jumpers! (because its chilly in the uk)

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I LOVE wearing jumpers and cardigans. They are without a doubt my favourite item of clothing, my wardrobe is bursting with them. Why do i like them so much? Because you can wear them on there own, stick them over a shirt, dress them up for work or dress them down with jeans and trainers. Plus they make you feel all cosy and comfy when you wear them. Here are a few of my favourite jumpers ready for the autumn or even for now when its a chilly day. Asos soft yarn jumper Perfect with jeans and some comfy trainers....

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A quiet night in

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Sometimes its nice to just have a nice night in at home. Especially if you've had a long week at work or the kiddies have been causing havoc since you got up.  My idea night in starts with a nice bath to relax. I always have a lush bath bomb waiting for my night in baths. I cant pick a favourite because i am obsessed with so many of them! Lush bath bombs After a lovely bath i like to put on a fresh pair of pyjamas. Nothing to fancy as i'm just going to be sat around the house...

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Rainy day activities

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Its the summer holidays and you have 6 weeks to fill up with stuff to entertain and occupy the kids, but when the heavens open and the trip to the park gets cancelled what else is there to do? If you don't mind getting stuck in and messy why not do some easy cooking. The little ones can get involved and the reward for all there hard worm is a yummy treat at the end of it! Plus it also saves you having to make the tea. Homemade pizzas are perfect because everyone can lend a hand in mixing and...

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