Vileda Steam Mop : Review

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One brand of home cleaning I have always been passionate about is Vileda, they quite literally make everything practical that you would need for making your home sparkly and clean. Products include cleaning cloths, ironing boards, scourers, brushes, window cleaning, mops and so much more. There really is no reason to look anywhere else!

Vileda are now moving with the times and have produced a range of electrical cleaning products of which we have been provided with Vileda Steam Mop to Keep reading…

Word Of The Week – 30/1/15


Sooooo another week has gone by and its time to recap over the past week and sum it all up with one word. So here is our Word Of The Week with The Reading Residence;

Following on from last Friday’s #WOTW which was “Work” this weeks word sort of carries on nicely. Seeing me return to work 10 hours a week has seen a lot of “newness” in the house.

Most of which has been a new routine and learning a new Keep reading…

Inspiration For Outdoor Winter Play

During winter getting the kids off their games consoles and encouraging them to play outdoors can be incredibly difficult when the temperature plummets towards zero and the house is so warm and toasty. However, it is important that they get sufficient exercise and fresh air, so we have compiled a list of five games and activities which will inspire them to wrap up warm and head outside.

Winter Wildlife Patrol

Unlike us, many of nature’s most wonderful creatures prefer to come out Keep reading…

Trendy Tot Thursday – Week 28

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Welcome back to another week over in the Trendy Tot Thursday (#TT_Thursday) corner!!

For any newbies who are unaware what Trendy Tot Thursday is about, its a weekly linky hosted by myself and Tina from MotherGeek where you can share your child’s/children’s favourite outfit(s) of the week. There are no restrictions to the outfit(s) (i.e. new, old, borrowed, charity shop bought etc) or age of the children, so long as you are happy we are happy.

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Enjoying Scrambled Eggs With The Happy Egg Co.

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I’m really enjoying working alongside The Happy Egg Co, I really enjoy taking part in quirky little tasks, especially if it involves getting to play in the kitchen.

In the past I’ve hated cooking, hated making anything that I couldn’t just throw in the oven and retrieve fully cooked in 30 mins… I’ve always been a lazy chef. But since embarking on my Slimming World journey I’m slowly but surely gaining a love for my kitchen and the meals I can Keep reading…

Weekly Slimming World Weigh In – 21/1/15 & 26/1/15

Well its another week and another weekly Slimming World weigh in. Well infact you are getting 2 weigh in’s for the price of 1 this week.

I’ve had to change my weigh in days this week and for the next 10 weeks. The reason for this is I’m starting a photography course on Wednesday so Weigh in Wednesdays are now Mondays. Given the close proximity of weigh in days, and the fact i’ve been rushed off my feet I’ve combined two Keep reading…

Our Pet History…

For my regular readers you will know that we are the proud owners of a rescue pup, Teegan our Lurcher. He’s really slotted into our family life well… well to be honest he turned out lives upside down but he brought so much fun and adventures to our doorstep we’ve never looked back.

Over the years we have had rather a variety of pets in our lives;

My love for pets started 9 years ago when my hubby and I got our Keep reading…