• Botox. Before and After
    Beauty

    Botox – Before and After. Is it worth it?

    It’s such a strange feeling when you go to raise your eyebrows and NOTHING moves, but then again I now have ZERO forehead wrinkles. Botox It seems that practically everyone you speak to lately has had some form of beauty treatment in the quest for ever eternal youth. There’s most definitely no denying, the B word is EVERYWHERE. You find yourself wondering what treatment your idols/most youthful friends have had done and you’re often scrutinising others appearances… How does she look so smooth? How can she looks so youthful? Would you have it? Why wouldn’t you have it? Have you had it? Has he/she had it? I’m convinced that reality…

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  • Parenting

    Top 5…Essential Baby Products

    The Exhausted Mum’s Top 5…Essential Baby Products With so many products available on the market, trying to figure out what you need for your new bundle of joy is a bit of a minefield. I’ve put together a list (aside from all the standard products like cots/prams/clothes etc) of the things that I found super useful when my two daughters were born: 1.Breast Pump & Nipple Cream-If you’re planning on giving breastfeeding a go, then it’s a good idea to invest in an electronic breast pump. A breast pump will enable you to release some tension from your engorged breasticles, not to mention giving you a break in the long run as you’ll…

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  • Parenting

    Ways to make new mum friends

    The Exhausted Mum’s Top 5…Ways To Make New Mum Friends Becoming a mum is hands down the most life changing experience that you will ever go through. Your pre-baby self was able to do whatever the hell she wanted: Fancy a holiday? Go on the internet and just book it. Want a pee? Go to the toilet Take a shower? Strip off & just stand under those jets (for a long time) Want a hot coffee? Whack the kettle on Fancy a snack? Make yourself one Leave the house? Grab your keys/handbag and walk out of the door (just like that) Anyway, you understand my meaning. Once you have a baby ALL of this changes. The simple things you…

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  • Recipes

    Biji’s Chicken Biryani

    Biji’s Biryani Recipe My husband is Indian, and his mum (whom my daughters affectionately call Biji) makes the most delicious Indian food. We’ve stolen some of her recipes which we now cook at home and her Chicken Biryani is a household staple. I’m forever getting asked to share the recipe, it’s is super quick and easy to make and also a fab option for batch cooking/dinner parties, so here it is: Serves 6  Ingedients 2 packs of (roughly 600g per pack) skinless/boneless chicken thighs – Chopped Patak’s Tandoori Spice Marinade (one jar will last for a few biryani’s) 1 tub Natural yoghurt Garam Massala Salt Pepper Tumeric Cumin Seeds Garlic…

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  • Parenting

    Top 5 Local Family Day trips

    The Exhausted Mum’s Top 5…Local Family Day Trips As much as you love your home town, some days, you just want to escape and try somewhere new. You’ve probably exhausted every park in the vicinity & you fancy heading outta town. You don’t want to drive for miles because you can’t be bothered to pack your entire life into the car and you’re also trying to juggle your trip in between your children’s nap and feeding times. Where do you go? 1.HOBBLEDOWN (30 mins)-Hobbledown is a multi award winning adventure park & zoo, a truly a magical place where children can play and let their imaginations run wild. As well as…

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