How to Survive the 101 days of January!

For those of you who don’t know, it is ‘Blue Monday’ on Monday 20th! The day in January when it’s been five weeks since December payday, cupboards are empty, bank accounts running dry and the thought that payday still seems a million days away, so it got me thinking. Here are my tips on How to Survive the 101 days of January.

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My Weight Loss Battle – What I’ve Learnt about Dieting!

Being overweight is nothing new to me. I’ve spent most of my adult life overweight. But two years ago I got into the obese territory and with a current BMI of 34.3, I have attempted to do something about it. Sadly it didn’t go so well so I thought I’d give you my story. My weight loss battle and what I’ve learnt about dieting.

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WHY WE SHOULD ALL BE HAVING WEEKEND BREAKS IN CORNWALL

The South West of England is known as the English Rivera, mainly because of its mild weather and beautiful beaches. This is why we should all be having weekend breaks in Cornwall.

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The Cantan Chronicles: What Happened in December

Happy New Year! Wow, the end of yet another decade and the start of what hopefully will be a good year. I ended 2009 a working mum of one and by early 2010, I was pregnant with our little monster. What a decade it has been. This post is What Happened in December with a mini look over the last 10 years.

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Blogging: Looking to 2020 and Beyond…

It’s hard to believe that on the 18th January 2020, my blog will be a year old! It’s been a rollercoaster of a year both personally and professionally. I wanted to write so much more and plan so much more content but blogging is a bit of a mind field. However, I do feel more prepared for the next year and beyond. This post is Blogging: Looking to 2020 and beyond.

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The Cantan Chronicles: What Happened In November

How can it be December? I mean last time I checked it was April and I was counting down the days until our summer holiday, now the Christmas countdown has begun! It’s not exactly Blogmas, but I thought I’d have a little change of pace today. This is what happened in November.

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Blogmas 5: My Tips on How to Stay Safe on a Night Out …

It’s that time of year again, Christmas parties are in full swing, drinks down the pub with Mum friends, Dad’s having a couple of beers after work. Here are my top tips on how to stay safe on a night out this Christmas.

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Blogmas 4: Is the Traditional Nativity Play a Thing of the Past?

Welcome to Blogmas 4: Is the traditional nativity play a thing of the past? As we near the end of another decade, it got me thinking about the traditions that seem to be fading. Nativity plays, carol singing, Christmas cards they all seem to be a thing of the past, with schools looking for alternatives, people donating to charities (I’m all for it) rather than giving Christmas cards but are we losing touch with our history?

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Blogmas 3: My Top Five Must Watch Christmas Movies on Netflix in 2019.

Welcome to Blogmas Day 3. Today, I thought I would share with you top five must-watch Christmas movies available on Netflix in 2019. If you aren’t aware of Netflix and all its delights it is essentially an app that you can stream movies or television shows for a monthly subscription.

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Blogmas 2: My Top Five Must Watch Christmas Movies

Who doesn’t love a good Christmas Movie? Television channels are just as excited in sharing their Christmas joy with us. Gone are the days when you had to wait until the 1st December, you can now get movies from 1st November! So today’s post is my top five must-watch Christmas movies…

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Welcome to Blogmas – The Countdown has Begun

Hello, welcome to my very first blogmas post ever! I thought I’d give this blogmas thing a go. I am hoping to fill all 24 days! The countdown has begun!

Now for those of you who aren’t aware of what blogmas is or vlogmas in the vlogging world it is essentially a blogging/vlogging challenge consiting of publishing a post every day, from now until Christmas Day.

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The Cantan Chronicles: What Happened In October

Autumn is well and truly upon us, and I enjoy the cosy nights, rainy movie days and the roast dinners. It’s also my birthday month! You can never beat a birthday month!

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Disneyland Paris Trip Report – Day 3

In August we visited Disneyland Paris, this is our Day three trip report about our goings on.

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How Accessible is Paulton’s Park/Peppa Pig World?

I’ve made it my mission this year to check out UK based attractions and write about how accessible they are to a special needs child. Thomas is a child who not only has challenging and unpredictable behaviour. In September, we visited Paultons Park near Romsey to answer the question of how accessible is Paulton’s Park/Peppa Pig World?

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The Cantan Chronicles: What Happened In September

Back to school is never an easy transition. New classes, new teachers, remembering to go to a different classroom and that’s just the parents! This year saw Alana embark on year eight and Thomas embark on year four which also makes him a badger.

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Disneyland Paris Trip Report – Day 2

You may have already read my previous two posts Disneyland Paris Trip Report Day 1 and my review of the Hotel Cheyenne. If you haven’t please click on the above links and check them out!

As previously mentioned during our visit in 2015, I made no plan! We winged it and in all honesty, it was fine we didn’t have the green pass at that point so it can be done. However, after checking out the Disneyland Paris for Brits group on facebook I was inspired to make at least a rough plan for our trip.

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What Happened In August

This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links, this is at no cost to you for more information click here. Back in July, I posted ‘What Happened in July‘. It’s…

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Review: Disneyland Paris – Hotel Cheyenne

This is my honest view of the Hotel Cheyenne at Disneyland Paris

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Disneyland Paris Trip Report – Travel Day/Day 1

It’s not every day you go to Disneyland Paris and seeing as we are travelling with a disabled child, thought it would be a nice idea to share our experience.

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Perran Sands Review 2019

We are a family of four and this was our seventh year staying at Perran Sands, but the first time visiting in May Half-Term and the first time trying an adapted caravan. This is usually our annual summertime holiday in July, but this year we had squeezed in an overdue trip to Disneyland Paris! This is my review.

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How Family Fund has helped us and how they could help you!

Did you know that last year, @FamilyFund provided over 88,000 grants and services worth over £33 million to families across the UK! We were one of those families.

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