Hay Max – A drug-free alternative for hay fever sufferers

Recently my delightful Daisy hit me in the eye, twice. This meant that I suffered an injury to my eye. While I was in the eye A&E, having my eye reviewed, I was informed that I was suffering from hay fever too. Now I had been having hay fever symptoms for a few weeks, but I was also under the weather. This means that I missed the onset of the symptoms really. Anyway, when I got home from the hospital this great kit from Hay Max was waiting for me – perfect timing!

Hay Max - Organic drug-free allergen barrier balm

This huge box was full of a number of Hay Max products, in various scents.

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Living Arrows 17/52 – A testing week with a hospital trip!

This past week hasn’t been great, at all. Firstly, I’ve been unwell. Again. Yes I know. You’re always ill. That is what unhelpful people tell me. I’ve got immune system problems, that are bad at the moment. So yes, it probably does feel like I’m always ill. Anyway, on Wednesday last week I decided I wasn’t going to stay home and mope. I got Daisy and myself ready and off we went to Water Babies. Afterwards I had a doctors appointment and then we went to Sainsburys to do some shopping. As we left the store Daisy suffered a febrile convulsion. This lasted for 10 minutes. This Living Arrows 17/52 post gives you a brief insight in to what happened next!

Living Arrows is a linky from the lovely Donna from What The Redhead Said that you can find here. Parents are invited to link up weekly and share photos of their children from the previous week. I love taking part and I’m looking forward to looking back at the end of the year.

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth – Kahlil Gibran

Living Arrows 17/52 – 2017

Living Arrows 17/52 - Daisy after leaving hospital

This is our lovely little Daisy recovering when we got home from the hospital.

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Jacket potatoes in the slow cooker – so simple!

I’m a real fan of using my slow cooker. I love nothing more than setting a nice meal up for the day and then coming home, or finishing my work, and it being ready. Slow cookers are super convenient, whether you are going to be home or not. I’ve cooked a wide variety of meals in my slow cooker now and I’m branching out more every week. Recently I decided that I would try making jacket potatoes in the slow cooker – and they were so straightforward!

Jacket potatoes in the slow cooker - A look at the finished result!

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Our Hush Mattress review

Recently we have been fortunate enough to be gifted with a Hush mattress. I’m going to share with you not only what we think of the Hush mattress, so far, but why I felt we needed a new bed anyway. As a parent a bed is SO important. Particularly as there is never enough hours in the day to lay in it! A Hush mattress comes in a teeny tiny box and then it opens out into a delightful comfortable mattress. If you don’t want to read my tangent just skip to the end for a little video of the unpacking in action! 

Hush mattress - A look at the packaging

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Daisy is 13 months old

My little girl is already 13 months old. Every single month I just cannot believe that another month has passed us by. It feels like a lifetime since I last wrote one of these posts but really it is just one month. Mad! This last month has been filled with ups and downs for us, but we are here and that is the main thing! Daisy is 13 months old – where has the time gone?

Daisy is 13 months old - and covered in filth!

Look at my little messy girl! We’ve had lots of days where we have been sitting at home together, in our PJs, feeling sorry for ourselves.

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