Wednesday, 27 April 2016

How to deal with sleep deprivation

When you are expecting your first child most parents first words to you are "get your sleep in now while you can". I always used to think to myself surely it can't be that bad and I think I can handle it. But no nothing prepares you for the lack of sleep, whether it be night feeds, crying, dirty nappy's or just baby being unsettled, it hits you like a ton of bricks.

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Weight Loss Journey #2

Monday 11h April to Sunday 17th April 2016



Start Weight 10 stone 12 lbs
Weight loss 2 lbs

Sunday, 17 April 2016

Baker Days Cake review

I was recently asked to review a cake from Baker Days. When they asked I instantly said yes, because let's me honest who doesn't want cake. I expected to receive my cake about a week after I ordered it but no not Baker Days, my cake came 2 days after ordering it. If you order before 2pm it's next day delivered but I ordered mine after 2pm. It so easy to order just head over to there website Baker Days and you can pick your category of cake and then personalise it from there sponge type, photo and text. My cake below was the letterbox cake which was £14.99 and a perfect surprise gift for a family member or friend. How exciting would it be to receive one of these through the post.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Memory Picture Books

We live in a day and age where no one seems to print pictures anymore. I am guilty of doing this and I take tons of pictures and they stay on my phone taking up memory – and look at them occasionally when I have the chance.

So to solve this problem when I had Heidi I decided I would document her life in pictures every 4 months up until her first birthday and also a separate book for her Christening. I kept all the pictures I took from birth to 4 months and then found the website PhotoBox and chose the book size, finish etc I wanted. The prices range from £5.99 up to £59.99 depending on size etc.

Monday, 11 April 2016

John Lewis Haul

Recently I was lucky enough to win a £200 Gift card for John Lewis from a survey I filled in from the nursery my little girl goes to.

I thought I would do a little haul on what I bought because I find them interesting. One of my purchases is a bit extravagant but it was kind of money for nothing and I would never treat myself to this ever.

Weight Loss Journey #1

Monday 4th April to Sunday 10th April 2016


Tape, Notices, Pen, Diet, Fat, Health

I am going to try and follow the slimming world diet so will put in brackets syn vale, HEA & HEB. I have also been sent SLIMKITTEN 7-DAY MORNING AND BEDTIME TEATOX to try. I will post at the end of this how I found that and if it helped towards my weight loss. I am tracking my steps/calories from the TW64 Bluetooth Smart Sport Watch which I bought from ebay. It hooks up to your smart phone so its perfect for keeping track of your steps & calories lost.

Start Weight 11 stone

Monday

     Breakfast Banana, Muller Light Raspberry & Cranberry Yoghurt, Alpen Light Jaffa Cake Bar (1/2 HEB)
       Lunch 2 Slices wholemeal bread, dry cured breaded ham, salad, cucumber, 1 tsp light mayonnaise (1 SYN)
     Dinner sweet corn, chickpeas, broccoli, onions, brown rice, maykway mild curry sauce mix (2 SYNS)

Steps didn't track
Calories lost didn't track


Tuesday

     Breakfast Slim Kitten Morning Teatox, Banana, Muller Light Raspberry & Cranberry Yoghurt, Alpen Light Jaffa Cake Bar (1/2 HEB)
       Lunch 2 Slices wholemeal bread, dry cured breaded ham, salad, cucumber, Pom Bear Original Crisps (5 SYNS)
     Dinner Pork Chops, Chips, Corn on the cob - I also ate cake because it was my dad's birthday so it was a bad day.
      Snack Slim Kitten Evening Teatox

Steps didn't track
Calories lost didn't track


Wednesday

     Breakfast Slim Kitten Morning Teatox, Banana, Muller Light Raspberry & Cranberry Yoghurt, Alpen Light Cherry Bakewell Bar (1/2 HEB)
       Lunch 2 Slices wholemeal bread, dry cured breaded ham, salad, cucumber, Pom Bear Original Crisps (5 SYNS) Sliced Pineapple, Muller Light Mango & Passion Fruit Yoghurt.
     Dinner Sausage, Bacon, Egg, Chips - This meal is quite high in syns because of the sausages and chips :(
     Snack

Steps didn't track
Calories lost didn't track


Thursday

     Breakfast Slim Kitten Morning Teatox, Banana, Muller Light Mandarin Yoghurt, Alpen Light Cherry Bakewell Bar (1/2 HEB)
       Lunch 2 Slices wholemeal bread, dry cured breaded ham, salad, cucumber, Pom Bear Original Crisps (5 SYNS) Muller Light Mango & Passion Fruit Yoghurt.
     Dinner Slimming World Chicken & Potato Curry
     Snack Slim Kitten Evening Teatox, Wagon Wheel

Steps didn't track
Calories lost didn't track


Friday

     Breakfast Banana, Muller Light Raspberry & Cranberry Yoghurt, Alpen Light Jaffa Cake Bar  Bit of a bad day, with it being year end in work and being a busy week I went the canteen and had sausage and hashbrown Barm, ooops
       Lunch Slimming World Chicken & Potato Curry Left over from last night's tea, Banana, Muller Light Mandarin Yoghurt
     Dinner Salt & pepper Pork, Sweet Potato fries, mixed veg
     Snack

Steps didn't track
Calories lost didn't track


Saturday

     Breakfast didn't have time to eat breakfast today
       Lunch tuna mayo sandwich with cucumber 
     Dinner homemade steak pie and chips
     Snack chocolate muffin 

Steps didn't track
Calories lost didn't track 


Sunday

     Breakfast Muller Light Raspberry & Cranberry Yoghurt, Alpen Light Cherry bake well bar
       Lunch egg mayo sandwich with cucumber 
     Dinner cheeky chippy tea because I got the winner at the grand national 
     Snack chocolate muffin 

Steps didn't track 
Calories lost didn't track 

I suppose I didn't do too bad but had a few naughty days here and there but I will be on a mission for next week.

I found the slim kitten detox tea really good. It helped me stop feeling bloated throughout the day and made me go the toilet about more regular, sorry tmi. I will definitely be using this again as It did make my stomach feel a lot flatter and not bloated. At only £8.99 a week its a steal if it makes me feel less bloated throughout the day.

How has your weight loss journey been?

Two Tiny Hands

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Liebster Award

Thank you to adventureswithj for nominating me for the Liebster Award.

The Rules are 

Thank the person who nominated you and post a link to their blog in your post.
Display the award on your blog.
Answer a set of 10 questions provided by the person who nominated you.
Write 10 random facts about yourself.
Nominate 5 – 11 blogs with less than 1000 followers 
Create a set of questions for your nominees to answer.
Once your post is published let your nominees know that they have been nominated and link them to you post.

Monday, 4 April 2016

30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day 7

Plans / Dreams / Goals


Here are a few of my plans/dreams/goals i have, whether they come true or not is a different story.

  • Disney World, Florida My dream is to one day take my little girl to Disney world. I went for my 21st Birthday and found it so magical, but I want to be able to make those memories with my daughter. I think I might set up a Florida saving fund now.