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15 Everyday Things You Should Do Differently in 2019

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Check out this video by The Financial Diet of 15 Everyday things you should do differently in 2019.

She gives some fantastic advise on how to do things differently for 2019.

Looking back on 2018

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Looking back and reflecting on 2018, it hasn’t been a bad year, with lots of memories to look back on.

Taking Henry to the seaside was something I wanted to do this year and we got to do it, check out my blog post I wrote about visiting Selsey to see Henry’s cousins and extended family. He got to see a real life Lifeboat, and go to go on it too.

The beach at Selsey

The Real life, Lifeboat at Selsey.

We also go to see the RAF 100 years fly path, which was amazing to see, we stood and watched it from the start of the fly path, by the Southbank, in London.

RAF 100 years fly path over London.

It was magical to watch and my son was fascinated by it all.

I wrote and published my third book and my second book of The Parenting adventures, Baby to Toddler years.

cover of my book

I have another book waiting to be released which is coming out in the near year.

I did do a lot of what I wanted by starting a new career as a nursery practitioner aswell a growing my blogs and books.

I enjoyed the Royal Weddings I thought they made the year extra special and wish them all the happiness in the world.

My passion is writing and sharing parts of my world on blogs and books, to help others out there, and thank so much in reading my blogs and books I am truly grateful and look forward to writing and sharing in 2019.

Many thanks for reading,

 

Carrie X

 

Celebrating Boxing Day

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It was a lovely day, my husband and I got to spend some time together just the two of us, and went for a coffee and looked in some shops. I bought a new diary to go with my collection this year from TK Maxx it was £9.99.

I will do a video sharing my planners soon on my Filofax and Planner page on Carrierealworld.com 

My son got to spend some time with his cousins and received as a gift from my mum and step dad, a new bike.

My son and his cousin Gracie got to play on their new bikes, as she received one too, in the playground of my step dad’s school.

We had dinner, of roast beef, baked potatoes, coleslaw and Yorkshire puddings and then dessert the children had ice cream, whilst the adults had cheese cake.

We got to open some more gifts, at which I received a new watch and a bracelet, which I will post some pictures of, and my husband was given a new fleece type jumper.

It has been a good Christmas and then we are off to Southampton for the new years, so I will post about this soon.

Many thanks for reading,

 

Carrie X

Ten Tips To Escape A Hangover

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At Christmas especially at those Christmas parties we can go overboard and get completely drunk, I know I have, and the next morning fill terrible.

Here is a article from Realbuzz.com about how to escape the dreaded hangover.

https://www.realbuzz.com/articles-interests/festive-health-fitness/article/top-10-tips-to-escape-a-hangover/

Chessington Garden Centre Santa’s Grotto

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This week we took my son to the Santa’s Grotto, at the Chessington Garden Centre. You do have to book way ahead of time as it tends to sell out rather quickly, but was really lovely to go.

Chessington Garden centre is on the Leatherhead road about two minutes away from Chessington World of Adventures.

We had a bite to eat in the cafe and which came to about £16 but not bad for 3 of us as my son had something to eat aswell, and you can get some lovely Christmas gifts there too.

We did the fantastic Christmas Wonderland experience, which is sold out this year, but worth planning on going to as of next year. You get to meet the creations team and make a gift for father Christmas, and then you follow it around to see the fantastic wonderland and get to see some familiar characters from those famous films and books.

Then at the end you get to meet the man himself, Father Christmas.

Many thanks for reading,

 

Carrie X

 

Meal Planning at Christmas

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This year my husband will be cooking dinner, I do cook too, but when it comes to roast dinners my husband is the chef in our house.

We already have our Turkey in the freezer, we have gone for a frozen turkey breast from Iceland’s, the grocery store.

Turkey joint icelands

When it comes to planning our meals we buy it ahead of time, to miss the Christmas rush and then it just the case of cooking it all and serving.

I don’t like to rush around and so getting Christmas food already is the key to stop any overwhelming problems.

Check out this post on mumsnet:

https://www.netmums.com/christmas/step-by-step-christmas-food-planner

Then it is gift wrapping, I like to do it altogether and I am planning on doing my wrapping these next two day’s, it will be fun as I got to look after my son at the same time and he probably want to play catch or some other activity but we see how we go.

I have even found some mini Christmas cakes from Tesco’s yesterday and some mini Christmas puddings aswell. The Christmas cakes were £2 and the little Christmas Puddings were a pound.

I came across this video about meal planning for Christmas. Check it out below:

So I wish you all have fabulous Christmas and don’t panic it is only one day a year.

Many thanks for reading,

 

Carrie X