Hyphenated first names: To hyphenate or not to hyphenate?

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My Children both have hyphenated surnames, but for some parents giving their child a hyphenated first name has become extremely popular, with around 15,000 children been given a hyphenated first name each year. Many mums and dads worry about how the name will be written, how it will be used and what it says about […]

Plumping cream by Yves Rocher for Day and Night

Plumping cream by Yves Rocher for Day and Night

When I was asked to try a new anti aging plumping cream by France’s No.1-selling skincare brand Yves Rocher, I jumped at the chance. I was sent the Sérum Végétal Wrinkles and Firmness Plumping day care and the Plumping night care. Over the last few years, I have noticed my skin has lost some of it’s […]

New Hobbies for the Whole Family

New Hobbies for the Whole Family

As the weather gets warmer the opportunities to take up different hobbies increase. It is great to get outside and get some exercise but there are also plenty of activities to do on rainy days. Encouraging your family to tear themselves away from the television or tablet screen to do something productive is a way […]

Note to Self – Do Not Travel by Car on Bank Holidays.

Note to Self - Do Not Travel by Car on Bank Holidays.

It’s the bank Holiday weekend, the weather is glorious, the suns beaming down and the birds are singing. It truly is weather worthy of slapping on the suntan lotion, sunglasses and for the brave people getting out those pasty winter legs. (I am not one of the brave ones). Bank Holiday Travel…. Families all across […]

Free Printable LEGO Birthday Party Invitations

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Invitations to your Kids Birthday party are something you won’t to look great and easy customisable. Each year I head out and spend money on unique looking Birthday Party Invitations, which often cost a little more than I would have expected to pay. Remember when budgeting for a Birthday Party you have to plan every […]

Easter Personalised Baby Gifts |My 1st Years + Giveaway

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My 1st Years is my favourite company by far for personalised baby gifts. They sell affordable Personalised products including My 1st Shoe, My 1st Outfit, My 1st Bear & My 1st Accessory. Nearly all of the products on the site can be personalised on-line and sent straight to you or direct for your special little loved ones. Each order […]

Parenting | How to Refresh your child’s School stationery

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With the school holidays only a few days away, It is an ideal time to start thinking ahead and checking your children’s school stationery ahead of the new school term. I know with my son, when I check his pencil case all of his pencils need sharpening, rulers and sharpeners are broken, pens need replacing, […]

How to make an Easter Basket on a Small Budget

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Easter is fast approaching and I would love to share with you how to create an Easter basket for kids. I have made these for my kids in the past, this year I have found some great goodies to suitable for children to fill your Easter basket to keep the kids happy over Easter and […]

Choc Nibbles – Give-away #secretnibble

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When I was younger, everyday after School I would stop by at my local newsagents to get a quarter of sweets for the walk home. I have fond memories of eating my favourite sweets chocolate raisins and Choc Nibbles. Choc Nibbles are a delicious range of chocolatey treats,only available in original flavour when I was […]

BLOG POST’S| ANY OLD POST, ANY TOPIC LINKY

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Welcome my fellow bloggers. Are you ready for a fun week of #RetroBlogsPosts a Linky which welcomes posts from your ARCHIVES with your choice of TOPIC. I love this linky because I personally love reading blogs and like many others find this is a great way of discovering excellent well written articles and some really great blogs […]

Celebrate Miffy’s Birthday with Book Bundle Giveaway

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  Miffy the lovable Rabbit is turning 60 years old this year and they are celebrating all year long with lots of special events organised to celebrate this special Milestone. Miffy was created in 1955. Whilst on a rainy seaside holiday in North Holland, Dick Bruna entertained his young son by sketching a little bunny […]

Easy Recipes: Mr McGregor’s Mud Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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We have been very lucky to be invited to take part in the wonderful Happy Feaster Blog Tour by Ladybird Books and The Happy Foodie. For our part of the tour, we have been inspired by the tales of Peter Rabbit to create yummy Mr McGregor’s Mud Carrot Cake Cupcakes. We were asked as a […]