One Frazzled Mum

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How Much Do You Love Coffee?

I love coffee, like really love coffee. The first time I tried coffee I was working in a little coffee shop in a garden centre. I had run out of hot chocolate and needed a warm drink. I had not long turned 30 and I spat out the bitter tasting liquid. Little did I know back then how much I would come to love coffee. But then I added chocolate,  ...

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Tips on Holidaying with Kids

Tips on Holidaying with Kids Preparing for a family holiday with your children can be exciting but also requires a lot of work and effort from every family member. The number one thing to remember is that since your kids will also be coming along, they deserve a voice in deciding the perfect place to visit. Everybody really should be satisfied  ...

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Getting Involved with National Stationery Week

It’s nearly National Stationery Week! 24th to 30th April 2017. Do you love stationery like myself and Olivia? We have written about stationery many times before so we were really pleased to be asked to take part in National Stationery Week activities. Olivia for one is always writing something. On literally anything she can get her hands  ...

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Locked Out Again!

I am terrible for locking myself out of my house. Really bad. My front door still has a good old Yale lock. We are yet to be upgraded to nice UPVC door. So, it’s an old style wooden door with a Yale lock for me. For someone as forgetful as I am, this is and has been a recipe for disaster. Before I know it I always end up locked out  ...

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Health & Fitness

Getting Healthy, Again with Stacey

Once upon a time, there was a girl called Stacey. Stacey loved cake and chocolate and meals she didn’t have to cook. Meals that came with phone numbers or appeared by magic from the click of the mouse. Basically, Stacey is lazy. She needs serious help getting healthy again. The past few years had seen Stacey develop a strange  ...

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Happy Aunties Day 2017: This Years Gifts

It’s that time of year again. Mother’s Day is on the 26th March this year (you didn’t forget did you?) and Olivia has her Aunties Day Bags already to go. We do this every year, on Mother’s Day and now Christmas for my sisters. Olivia loves to spoil her Aunties and her little Aunties Day Bags are the most anticipated  ...

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Fiction

Bringing Me Back Home: World Poetry Day with Viking

It’s 8:10 pm. Tuesday the 21st of March 2017. Exhaustion seared through every fibre of my body. I was sat at the top of my stairs phone in my hand surveying the damage all around me. Suddenly the words flowed through my fingers and I started tapping away on the screen of my phone. Olivia turned 11 today. At 3:55 pm on this day in 2006  ...

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Finding a Spring Jacket with Octer

It’s that time of year again. Time to come out of hibernation and find some outfits more suited to spring. In the winter I tend to hide away in big oversized jumpers and coats. I don’t leave the house without a coat so no one can see anything apart from my leggings! And so starts my search for finding a spring jacket. It’s  ...

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