Author: Lukeosaurus And Me

Boy’s Spring/Summer Wishlist 2018

With Spring just around the corner, it’s time for a wardrobe update. Just in time too, as Luke is starting to grow out of all the clothes he currently has and we need to start getting organised before we are blessed with our summer Baby Number 2. Before I go shopping, I always like to have a look online and see what sort of styles are in store and where I can get the best quality for the best price. I’m not a brand loyal shopper, so I love to check the market and see what’s available. If something...

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I’m Pregnant – Due July 2018!

I am finally able to announce that I am pregnant! Woohoo! It has taken me a really long time to get to this stage of the pregnancy. The stage where I can finally share my news and actually feel excited and positive about it. If you’ve been on my Instagram or on Facebook, you may have seen the following photo of my little family. Gorgeous isn’t it? Luke look so, so excited and happy. He can’t wait to be a big brother! I’m using my first ultrasound scan pictures to hide as much of my body as possible and...

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Goals For 2018

Last year I wrote my first ever ‘New Year Resolution’ style post called Goals For 2017. Here I am, a year (and a few weeks) later, doing the same thing for 2018. I was tempted to do the “18 Things For 2018” tag, but when I actually put pen to paper and thought about how I want the next year to pan out, I realised that the style I’ve got going on here suits me much better. Also, 18 is a big number and I’m not sure I could commit to that many changes, no matter how tiny they...

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Embrace Self Care and Beat The Blues

Does anyone else suffer horrendously from Seasonal Affective Disorder? I absolutely love it when Autumn starts to roll around, especially as you have the perfect excuse to enjoy some cosy nights in. However, I find as the months move on and winter well and truly hits, SAD starts to kick my bum. Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. It’s sometimes known as ‘winter depression’ or ‘the winter blues’ and is most severe during December, January and February. When spring comes around and the days start to get longer again,...

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Why You Should Make Sticking to a Budget a New Year’s Resolution

The New Year is almost here, and that means making some strategic plans for better success in the year ahead. Although plenty of people make different resolutions for different goals, like losing weight, or spending more time at the gym, one of the best resolutions you can make for your entire family, is the decision to start sticking to your budget. Taking the time to learn how you can manage your money more effectively can be far more beneficial than you might think. Not only does it help you stay on top of your bills, but it could also...

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My name is Rachael (Ray), I’m 25 and I live on the Surrey/Hampshire border. I live with my son, Luke who is 4. Join me on my journey through life as I tackle everything from personal finances, days out and crafts, to vegetarian recipes, fashion and house bunnies!


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