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Top Tips for Preparing a family Christmas

CHRISTMAS IS COMING!!! I know its only November, but I did it – I mentioned the ‘C’ word. Christmas is coming whether we like it or not and preparing a family Christmas with 4 kids is no small undertaking. In fact it has become rather akin to a planning military exercise with seemingly endless research […]

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Bloggers #DreamTeam Linky 133

Hi there fellow #DreamTeam party people!  Welcome to the  #DreamTeam bloggers linky with me, Heather from Shank You Very Much  and Annette from 3littlebuttons as your hosts.  It literally feels like time is just flying by at the moment.  I really would love to just press pause for a little bit and catch my breath.  It always seems that […]

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Quick Beauty Boosting Tips for Busy Mums

Quick Beauty-Boosting Tips for Busy Mums Only another mum can understand how little time you really have for yourself once you have children. Although it is extremely difficult, you need to find a moment for yourself.   Self care and taking time for you is vital for your mental health apart from anything else.  Let’s also […]

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Baked In Baking Club Subscription Box

The Baking Club is a baking subscription box that you get on a monthly basis with a new recipe, all the dry ingredients you need and other handy bits.   I was gifted a box to try out and review, but these are all my genuine opinions based on my experience of the Baking Club from […]

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Christmas is on its way!

Christmas is definitely coming!

I am rather dismayed to even be thinking about Christmas in November as I do feel like it it is a bit early, but I have learnt over the years that if I don’t start early then I am a basket case by Christmas Eve.  I want to be drinking prosecco on Christmas Eve not […]

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World Cord Blood Day 2018

This post is a collaboration with Smart Cells and includes information provided in a press release about World Cord Blood Day Today is World Cord Blood Day and this got me thinking about my experience of donating cord blood, the reasons I wanted to do something with the cord blood from my babies and what […]

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My Fairy Garden – Fairy Light Garden

  We were gifted the My Fairy Garden – Fairy Light Garden playset by Wire PR for review – thank you!  The post contains affiliate links. Do your children believe in fairies?  Mine love anything magical so I knew that this was going to be a winner as soon as a I saw it.  We […]

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Mud and Bloom Nature Craft Boxes Review and Discount Code

Two of the things that we love to do as a family are crafts and getting outside and into nature.  So the Mud and Bloom seasonal nature craft and gardening boxes sounded great to me.  I loved the concept of combining nature with crafts and that someone else would have thought of the idea, got all the […]

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Bloggers #DreamTeam Linky 132

Well hello there and welcome to the  #DreamTeam bloggers linky with me, Heather from Shank You Very Much  and Annette from 3littlebuttons as your hosts.  Has anyone else just realised that Christmas is literally around the corner?  I feel like I may have been languishing in that delightful place ‘denial’ and now I foresee a panic coming.  Don’t tell […]

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Why I will always vaccinate my children

Earlier this week I read a piece on Netmums about the low take up of the MMR vaccine in the UK and how the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies has urged people not to believe social media ‘fake news’ about the dangers of vaccination.  I am no doctor and I fully respect that […]

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