Sorry I’ve not been very good at getting round everyone this week… Welcome to newbie Mums’ Lister, Becky from 3 Princesses and 1 Dude! And everyone check out Grace’s new Linky idea, Look Mummy! I love the idea and although Reuben doesn’t actually say those words, he does often run into the room shouting “Mum”. I’ll need to remember these moments so I can write about them and link in!

Real Life

For the most part this week I have been thinking about food as I embark on the 5:2 diet. I’ve done my 2 days on Tuesday and Thrusday of only eating 500 calories and…drumroll please…I’ve put on 2 lbs!! Hahahaha. Maybe it takes a few days for your body to realise and then it starts shedding the weight? Or is that wishful thinking? Anyway, I’m not disheartened yet and I even tried making cauliflower rice last night. It was pretty nice!

In other news, this time last week I was off on a Hen Do and got to wear this outfit for 7 hours in the rain on the Saturday.

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When I came home Reuben was now eating independently at the table – where’s my baby?!

Really wet hen weekend - Mums' List 11

And, after leaving Reuben’s favourite book of all time at a Christening party, I managed to find another copy at Sainsbury’s. It was a very happy reunion!

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We have had our 3 year anniversary this week and will be going to House of Tides tonight for an 8 course meal. As you do! Oh, and we’ve put our house on the market. Scary stuff!

The Blog

I’ve done my Vlog! I’ve filmed it, edited it, written some stuff on it, but I’ll be damned if I can work out how to save it as a video file and upload it to YouTube! It’s not what I thought I would have done it on but I enjoyed doing it. I’ve started off easy just to get me used to being in front of the camera. So, hopefully that will go live next week and I’m already working on my next one.

I’m on the hunt for more birth stories! So if you’ve got one that you’d like to be featured as part of the Giving Birth Series, do let me know!

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While looking for Vlog ideas I came across this young lady, called Zoella – she is seriously a) doing good stuff and b) bringing in the numbers! This hair tutorial is brilliant. I wish I had long hair now!

I’ve started a 5:2 board to store recipe ideas for a fast day and I’ve been finding tons of low calorie but delicious recipes on London Unattached, like this cauliflower rice recipe!

Your Turn!

I’d love to see how your week has gone, so please do link in your lists (or any other list posts you’ve written this week)!

To join in the linky please pop this badge on your post (make sure you copy all the code and paste it into the HTML section of your blog), add your link below and don’t forget to go and see some of your fellow linkers! For more info, see the Mums’ List rules here.

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