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How to keep going when you're a mum working full-time and blogging!

I've been in this working full-time, being a mum and blogging journey for eight months now. And we also moved home three months ago, need I say it's been busy over here? Busy like I-don't-even-have-time-for-online-shopping busy or I-have-ten-friends-waiting-for-my-reply-on-what'sapp busy.  The question is: how can you keep going when you're trying to juggle so many things at once?

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Photo Diary: Fun & Interiors in São Paulo

Destination: São Paulo! Once again off we went on a 12-hour-flight adventure with a toddler (no, we didn't sleep!), but I guess anyone would be willing to do that to swap the windy, cold, wet and grey UK February weather for a bit of sunshine. Or a lot of sunshine actually, it was enjoyably warm.  We had a lot of fun spending time with the family, eating mouth-watering food & drinking real fresh juices (pineapple & mint mmm), going to see the Carnaval celebrations live for the first time instead of YouTube or catching up with the TV highlights, and of course, interiors shopping! (Keep reading for some really cool stuff you'll want in your home I found there!)  I'll kick...

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Destination:Design #TheSlaughtersInn

A few weeks ago I was treated to a delightful break to celebrate our wedding anniversary and my birthday (which are only one day apart!), and while I'd driven past the Cotswolds several times, I had never actually stayed long enough to discover it's charm. So off we went, hubby baby L and I, along with one of our dogs Sky. Think about beautiful English countryside with stone built houses in the most unexpected corners and lots of greenery that go on as far as the eye can see, and lovely charming canals in between them with colourful pots of flowers. So refreshing to see! We stayed at The Slaughters Country Inn, in Lower Slaughter which was near Stow-on-the-Wold and...

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