Bad Boys are still keeping it real after all these years | Cheryl Gibbs

Bad Boyz is one of Cheryl and Matt's favourite filmsBad Boyz is one of Cheryl and Matt's favourite films
Bad Boyz is one of Cheryl and Matt's favourite films
Matt and I have a top five list of movies and the Bad Boys franchise starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence is in it.

When news came out they were going to make a third film, 17 years after the second one came out in 2003, we were very sceptical.

But we needn’t have worried, the film is excellent.

It had all the charisma, funny one-liners and incredible on-screen chemistry between Will and Martin that made the first two movies such a big hit.

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I would highly recommend it. It probably isn’t quite as good as the first two, but only by a fraction because it was a lot more serious this time round. None the less, they’ve done a fab job for us die-hard fans.

When the time comes we certainly won’t go hungry!

With only a matter of weeks left until our baby is due, we’ve gone into full-blown preparation mode and I haven’t stopped cooking.

Don’t get me wrong, I know you can’t really plan or prepare for a baby.

I’m sure it will hit us for six no matter what, but with work being very quiet at the moment I’ve decided the best use of my time – other than keeping my exercises up of course – is doing meal prep.

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And I’m taking it to another level. We’ve just completed our parenting course with the NCT and one of the things they highlighted as being the most difficult for new parents is trying to get meal times organised.

Lots of new mums and dads admit to not eating properly in the first few weeks of their babies’ lives.

In fact, I asked around our friends and family and almost all of them admitted to living on takeaway food, junk or convenience foods because it was easier in the early days when the transition from being a couple to a new family unit is hard.

We initially thought about just buying some really nice meals from Marks and Spencer, or from Cook, but at those prices we couldn’t sustain it and, to be honest, I’m not exactly rushed off my feet at the moment so homemade meals it is. I may have gone a little too extreme.

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So far I have made Matt 18 meals, and I’ve got 19. Annoyingly, because he’s a meat eater and I’m not, we’ve had to make two of everything, which is a real pain.

He won’t eat veggie food so for every lentil lasagne or veggie shepherd’s pie I’ve made, he’s got a meat version stockpiled in the freezer.

The idea is to make five meals a week for the first month of our baby being born. Hopefully this works and will make our lives easier when our bubba is here and we’re getting used to life as a three.

If I end up chucking even one meal prep away I’ll never do it again.

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Only a few weeks ago I ended up dumping about six meals that had been left in the freezer for a year that I clearly had forgotten about!

Perhaps I need to put cook books away for now…

Does Harry’s move spell the demise of the royal family?

There isn’t a day that goes by at the moment when there isn’t another story or revelation about Megxit – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s move away from the royal family.

I am still in a state of shock. On the one hand it’s amazing that Prince Harry is putting his young family first and will live a relatively normal life with them in Canada.

On the other hand, I think it’s another step in a slippery slope downwards for the monarchy. Regardless of whether you love or loathe the royal family, they bring a lot to this country and Prince Harry was a major player in sustaining its popularity.

His move away may be another nail in the monarchy’s coffin.