12 #FabFridayPost linky weeks = 24 #FabFridayPosts


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This is a post delicate to EVERYONE who have contributed to our little #FabFridayPost linky as a little Thank you token. Here is a look back on my 12 #FabFridayPost weeks linky I have hosted, and the 24 favourite #FabFridayPost in 2015.

1. Rhyming With Wine with A rhyme by my three year old… What a fantastic post! Love that there is humour in a sticky situation with our little ones. Can you relate to this?

2. Handy-Herbs: Kit for Kids with Books to encourage Eating & Cooking Food. I really like these books suggestions as they really do work in some form or another to try to encourage your little ones to eat some greens! Have you come across any of these books yet?

3. Bumbi’s Mon. This post is about raising awareness of understanding Sensory Processing Disorder. A heart felt post. I can not imagine what she is going through daily. I have heard of it before but knew nothing about it. I look forward to finding out about it more. Thank you for sharing and raising SPD awareness.

4. And Then There were Two with The Parenting Paradox. What a fab post! I love the pros and cons. Becky have outlined them so well. So many humorous lines and yet it is so true to the core! Well done!

5. My Inner Onion with How To Ask So Parents Say Yes. Superbly written. It gives me giggles here and there. Annie show so much patience you will need to be when talking to children. I can definitely learn a thing or two from her.

6. Single Mum Speaks with Why being a single parent is actually fineMin is a very witty writer. I find her writing hilariously laugh out loud. Yet, in all seriously I think it is great to have a perspective from a single mum.

7. Admissions of A Working Mother; Sarah has highlighted the importance of raising awareness on “World Mental Health Day” – which was on Saturday 10 October 2015. This is such a delicate subject and she has handled this very well. In her own words: “Our intention to speak openly and honestly about mental health issues and get people talking about topics that are often a bit taboo.” She is an inspiration to us all.

8. Sarah at Forget me Knit with What This Autumn Means to Me. I love her beautiful post: a great tribute to your first baby and the last autumn together as she will be having her second child very soon. This reminds me of the time when there were just Ethan and I. Beautiful moments like these you just want to cherish it forever. I love the photos of her baby playing in the autumn leaves floor too. Just gorgeous.

9. View From In Here. I must say what an inspiring women Nikki is – who never gives up no matter what! Her life story is truly somewhat remarkable! She has gone through so much and yet she still keeps going. There are many twists and turns and yet she carries on. She also has vast blogging experience and advice, so if you have a moment do go and check out her blog.

10. sisterkinbelonging to Kim and Hannah with It’s a Twin Thing – Tandem Tantrums. Here Kim blog about life with twins and how she cope with tantrum times two! A lighthearted post that makes my laugh and makes me wonder what life with twin would be like. Not that I’d like anymore. Thank you! lol!

11. Mudpie Fridays, here Clare is trying to teach her little monkey about family relationship by involving family tree crafts. I really like this idea. I remembered vaguely doing this at primary school. I love that how Monkey is into handing drawing and sticking them onto the tree. He is just so adorable to me.

12. Admissions of a Working Mother, I love Sarah rants! She is such a great articulate, funny – right to the point writer. Here she rants on, yet a significant post – the taxing of women vagina! I know! Please do log on and find our more on her blog post and sign the petition if you think taxing our vagina is an absolute absurd notion!

13. The Real Lara Shoe. Sarah is teaching her children how to be generous, and appreciative of what they have and not to take things for granted. Especially when Christmas just round the corner, Laura get them involved with the Operation Christmas Child project. Laura explains: OCC sends shoe boxes filled with toys, school supplies and toiletries, around the world to 130 countries. All you have to do is get a shoe box and fill it up with suitable goodies, add £3 to go towards transport cost and drop it off at a collection point. Laura blog back on her experience of this process with her kids. Please check her blog out. Her kids just adorable!

14. Reflections From Me, Mackenzie wrote a heart felt letter to her daughters – about ‘Body Image’. This is such an important message and the message is so fundamentals true. Mackenzie has achieved a powerful letter to remind us all that we need to treat one another better with kind words and not with unwanted comments. It is so unnecessary and hurtful. Please do check out her letter. Thank you Mackenzie.

15. Bakes Books and My Boy, Lucinda highlight the issue of Anti-Cyber Bullying as was the National Anti Bullying week, she has come up with a list of tips you can ensure your children are aware of the issue. My boy is turning five soon and this will be on top of my priority to ensure my boy does not fall into the wrong hands. Please do visit her blog.

16. Told By Mum, please do go and check out Sarah’s The Best Christmas Cake- Recipe.  It looks very divine and very neatly presented. It really put the me in a very good Christmas spirit dose I needed. I hope you will enjoy her post as much as I do.

17. Told By Mum with Ten Ways to Survive the Neonatal JourneySarah wrote this list coming from her personal experience. She is so strong, I would have fallen apart. I love the kangaroo skin-to-skin photos on her post too, they look so very warm. Just beautiful. Do have a look at her post and you’ll see what I mean.

18. Sarah of Kippers and Curtains, with 10 Festive Family Activities. If you are stuck for ideas on what to do with kids this Christmas then do check out Sarah’s list . It is full of a great tips: from getting a personal message from the big man himself on Portable North Pole; to making your own gingerbread house; and my winter favourite activity – ice skating, which I still have yet to take the kids too; plus many more!

19. Sleeping Through Yet, with RHS Wisley Gardens – Christmas Lights Switch On. Julie lit us up with these gorgeous Christmas lighting at the garden. I really want to take my kids there. It looks so magical!

20. Maestro Mummy with Chiddlers’ Hour at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre. If you are a fan of Roald Dahl this is a great way to introduce your little ones of his great books. I love how interactive and engaging they are with kids – very creative.

21. The Real Lara Shoe on MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A FREE DOWNLOAD :) Sarah has posted her husband wonderful festive Christmas wallpaper. It is so lovely! Please do check out her post.

22. threesypeasy on Threesypeasy Gets Festive (same shit different season)Here a fantastic review of what is going on at her house towards the big Christmas Day. It is such a hilarious post. I feel like I need to join her with a toast of Port after reading this! 😉

23. Sarah from Admissions Of A Working Mother, on BECAUSE CHRISTMAS IS A TIME FOR CHILDREN AND EVERY CHILDHOOD IS WORTH FIGHTING FOR. This post is a pre-Christmas post but still relevant. Sarah, has also inspired us to do the same. You can see how we got on here: Letter from Santa and everyone at NSPCC. Thank you Sarah for your inspiration once again.

24. Erin from Nourishing My Scholar with Our Family Hike at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve and My New Camera! Her photos are so beautiful! So full of passion. I love Gabriel in his Star Lord outfit. I think he is pretty awesome that he is able to let his imagination run free in the wild wood. Please do check out her blog.

And that is it! I have to say this community rocks! Bring on 2016!

If you are new to #FabFridayPost linky and would like to link up then please do come by and join us here:


Happy New Year to Everyone!

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Su {Ethan & Evelyn}

Su blogs at Ethan & Evelyn. Ethan (7) & Evelyn (4) are her children. Her blog was originally an online diary but quickly transformed. She blogs about their life adventures of her experiences of motherhood, lifestyle, food, crafts, and travel. Her blog was awarded the Coupon Machine Travel Blog Top100 (#37) in 2016. The #MadBlogAwards 2016 Nominated for Best Craft Blog, Best Family Travel Blog, and Best Preschool Blog. She is a now a Freelance Writer, a Photographer, Co-creator of #ExplorerKids IG community. Host of #FabFridayPost and #ExplorerKids Linkys. And a Kids Yoga Teacher too! Connect with her on Twitter & Instagram @ethannevelyn

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  1. 07/01/2016 / 11:02 am

    Wow – Thanks for including us! Back to blogging today after a well deserved Christmas break. xxx

    • 07/01/2016 / 11:55 am

      It’s a pleasure. Great to hear that you had a good break. Thank you for linking up with us and hope you can join us again tomorrow. Xx

  2. Rhyming with Wine
    07/01/2016 / 12:05 pm

    Thank you so much for featuring my blog lovely! I have loved linking up with you and I’m sorry I haven’t linked up as often as I’d have liked. I work the end of each week and so unfortunately I can’t always get to you. I shall make a determined effort to join you more often in 2016 though and I look forward to reading more from you. Happy new year and I hope that your blog and linky continue to go from strength to strength. Dawn xx

    • 07/01/2016 / 1:58 pm

      It’s a pleasure. Not to worry at all. I totally understand. I will try to blog more about me in 2016 & I look forward to reading more of your work too. Happy New Year to you & Here’s to a successful 2016! xx

    • 07/01/2016 / 7:46 pm

      It’s a pleasure. Thank you for all your support throughout the year. Happy New Year to you too Sara! xx

  3. BumbisMom
    07/01/2016 / 7:59 pm

    Thank you so much! Great post full of great reads!

    • 09/01/2016 / 10:38 pm

      It’s a pleasure! I would definitely agree to that! 😉 Thank you for all your support. xx

  4. 07/01/2016 / 8:34 pm

    Thanks for the shout out! Great linky – hopefully will get to link up more often in 2016. Hope you had a fab Christmas and new year xx

    • 14/01/2016 / 1:29 am

      It is a pleasure! Yes, we had a fab Christmas and New Year, Thank you. We had a quiet one over here. Thank you for linking up and I look forward to see you soon! xx

  5. 07/01/2016 / 10:52 pm

    Thank you for the shout out! Will definitely try to link up more in 2016. x

    • 14/01/2016 / 1:30 am

      It’s a pleasure! I look forward to getting to know you more too! Thank you for linking up! xx

  6. 07/01/2016 / 11:10 pm

    I read a few of those elsewhere and they were great posts! All the best for 2016

    • 14/01/2016 / 1:31 am

      Thank you Mrs Tubbs. They really are a great list of good readings. Thank you for popping by. x

  7. 08/01/2016 / 10:58 am

    Hi Su, thanks for featuring my posts and supporting me and my site over the last few months! Its such a great feeling when other bloggers acknowledge and enjoy your pieces! Thanks for hosting the #FabFridayPost linky, I link up most weeks and look forward to seeing it grow with more bloggers this year!

    • 14/01/2016 / 1:33 am

      Hello Sarah, I know exactly how you feel! It has been a pleasure reading your blog and sharing with other people. You are a fab writer! Thank you for linking up and I also look forward in getting to know you more too! xx

  8. 09/01/2016 / 9:42 am

    oh thank you so much for the mention, it means a lot! I really poured my heart out in the post where I wrote to my daughters so thank you for mentioning it. You have a wonderful linky here and are doing an amazing job xx #fabfriday

    • 14/01/2016 / 1:36 am

      Hello Mac, It really is an honour to have you linking with us. Your article is just profound! Thank you for your kind words and I hope I am able to link up with you more as well. xx

  9. 11/01/2016 / 12:17 am

    Aww thank you for the mention lovely really appreciate it. Such a good idea looking back too. Happy New Year – just getting back into the swing of things will be back next week xx

    • 14/01/2016 / 1:37 am

      It is a pleasure! Of course, please do come back whenever your are ready. Happy New Year to you too! xx

  10. 12/01/2016 / 12:16 am

    Thanks for including me 🙂 Looks like you’ve shared some interesting posts. Hope this year is a fantastic one for you and your family. Happy 2016

    • 14/01/2016 / 1:39 am

      Hello Sarah, it is a pleasure! I love every posts. Thank you for your kind words and Happy 2016 to you too! xx

  11. 19/01/2016 / 8:35 pm

    Evelyn, thank you so much for the shout out! What an honor! I have enjoyed getting to know you and the kids and wish you the best New Year ever!!!

    • 22/01/2016 / 1:37 pm

      Hi Nikki! Thank you for your lovely comment and the same to you too! Su xx

    • 29/01/2016 / 2:19 am

      Thank you Amy. It was fun doing the #FabFridayPost linky, and a great way to help other wonderful bloggers get notice. Thank you for hosting. x

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