Deep Dive into Project Simplify | {Declutter Challenge 2021}

This is a repurposed post from May 2020 which links into my current Project Simplify Declutter challenge: Truth be told I’ve had a version of this blog post in my head for probably close to 2 years now. It started when I was pregnant with Penny and had an overwhelming desire to declutter {hello nesting}.Continue reading “Deep Dive into Project Simplify | {Declutter Challenge 2021}”

Are they twins? | 10 things no-one told you about having {twins}

As a first time mum of twins it became clear very quickly that I was woefully unprepared for what lay ahead. It was the epitome of a baptism of fire and learning as you go. You go to the antenatal classes {only to be told 80% of it doesn’t apply to you be used you’reContinue reading “Are they twins? | 10 things no-one told you about having {twins}”

I Made a Balloon Arch! {The Twins’ 6th Birthday}

I can’t believe the boys are 6! {You can read my Early Days with Twins post here}. Their second lockdown birthday meant no big party or day out could be planned so of course I wanted to make sure we had a proper celebration at home. The boys LOVE dinosaurs so picking a theme wasContinue reading “I Made a Balloon Arch! {The Twins’ 6th Birthday}”

Mass toy sort out | Project Simplify

The playroom of doom. Literally the absolute joy and bane of my life. We are so lucky to have such a great space at the top of our house but oh my days I must have lost YEARS of my life trying to keep on top of keeping it organised {and sanitary}. Re-wind to pre-kids.Continue reading “Mass toy sort out | Project Simplify”

10 lessons I’ve learnt from {home learning} | Lockdown 3.0

{Thursday 21st January 2021} I think it’s pretty fair to say that week 3 of lockdown 3.0 has pushed me to the edge. It was always going to happen. My inner perfectionist kidding me into thinking we can do it all and come out feeling rosey on the other side. Yet here we are. FreshContinue reading “10 lessons I’ve learnt from {home learning} | Lockdown 3.0”

The Sunday {Basket}

Do you have that pile {or piles} of paperwork lying around that doesn’t really have a home to live in? Stuff that clutters up your surfaces but if you put away will likely be forgotten about? I know I do. And it’s taken me 36 years to finally find a solution. The Sunday Basket! IContinue reading “The Sunday {Basket}”

Christmas Quiz Night | 12 Days of Blogmas {Day 9}

On the nineth day of Blogmas a Life Twintastic sent to me…….. a Christmas quiz night! One thing which has helped see us through 2020 is virtual quiz nights. These can be set up with loved ones using platforms such as Zoom or you can sign up to join a professional virtual quiz like thisContinue reading “Christmas Quiz Night | 12 Days of Blogmas {Day 9}”

A {Simple} Guide to Money Management

Money is a subject we often brush over in everyday conversation yet it is so often one of the number one things that plays on our minds. Whether you’re a spend it Sally or save it Stacey money is something we all have to think about and manage in our lives. I don’t know aboutContinue reading “A {Simple} Guide to Money Management”

A {Life} Twintastic / Newsletter {October 2020}

Hello hello and welcome to October! Autumn is finally here – along with a shed load of rain. The mornings and evenings are getting darker and everyone has a head cold. Pretty standard! If spring is the time for new growth and spring-cleaning, then autumn could be considered the time for shedding and having aContinue reading “A {Life} Twintastic / Newsletter {October 2020}”

a {Life} twintastic / Newsletter {September 2020}

Hi! And welcome to a new feature I’m introducing as part of alifetwintastic.blog – a monthly newsletter! I know, I know, I should probably be using a platform like mailchimp for this kind of correspondence but then I thought why make things more difficult for myself when I have a perfectly good platform here whichContinue reading “a {Life} twintastic / Newsletter {September 2020}”