Bikes through the Decades
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It was back in 1993 when I was 8 years old that I first learnt to ride a bike. It took me quite a few weeks to get the hang of keeping my balance, all my friends could already ride a bike and I felt a bit left behind. I must admit it took me longer then everyone else, because …
How Safe is the Area You Live in?
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Being burgled is a worry for many, lucky it has never happened to me. But it has happened to my sister and her partner and their two young kids. It actually happened the very first night they moved into their new home. He nicked my sisters laptop, a camera and even my 4-year-old nephews money-box. Since then she has been …
What I have Been Watching While I was Ill
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I have been ill for what feels like forever now. I have had a headache, cough, runny nose, dizziness, fever, sweating, aches and pains all over my body for the last 2 weeks and it still doesn’t want to shift. So I haven’t really got much done, no blog work, no cleaning the house, no sorting my kitchen out ready …
My Favourite Posts of 2016
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Happy New Year!! 2016 came and went so quickly. It was an ok year for me. I went to my first ever blog meet up and met some really lovely bloggers and I also got invited to a Num Nums event and to go and see Santa. It wasn’t a very good year for me financially and we have been …
What I got up to at the #EastMidsMeetUp at Leicester
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Yesterday I attended the #EastMidsMeetUp in Leicester. This was the second blog event I have ever been to in my 5 years of blogging. The first one was last year at the Crabtree & Evelyn event. I was really nervous about going, as at the last event I took my sister along, but this time I would be going on …
My 5th Blogiversary Giveaway
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Last Tuesday on the 5th July was my 5th blogiversary, I was going to post this post then, but as usual, life got in the way. But better later than never hey? I still can’t believe that I have been blogging for 5 years. When I first started out there wasn’t many UK blogs around but now there are loads! …
What Fitness Superhero Are You?
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  Find out what your hidden super power and the workout that will help you reach your potential in this fun quiz. Will you love to smash the gym like Billy Bulk or will you be more like Melanie Marvel, who is physically tough but she has a huge amount of mental fortitude. Take the quiz below and let me know …
What is Your Language Age?
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Do you think you are really cool and with the times? Well Sunlife have made a really fun and amusing little quiz, to find out what you language ages it. It has fun questions like: What word would you use to describe something good? Cool Awesome Groovy Score Bangin’ Sick Spiffing For me I would use cool. My 11-year-old son …
Student Guide to the City of Newcastle
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Student guide to the city of Newcastle Newcastle’s nightlife is famous. It’s a massive draw for the city and if you’re planning on going to Newcastle University, it’s well worth checking out the many bars, gigs and clubs. Aside from the social scene, it’s a stunning, historic city that’s steeped in culture. It also offers some of the best retail …
Buying a New Car : Is It Worth It?
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Buying a new car: is it worth it?   As you may know, I am currently taking driving lessons and I am planning on buying my first car next year. I’ve been thinking about what kind of car would benefit the average family, including whether it makes sense to go for a new, reliable car or a cheaper, yet less …
What we have been up to in November
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I can’t believe it’s December all ready! This year has just flown by. I have been very busy with my blog and trying to catch up with my etsy orders. For the last week I have had a really stiff neck and pain in my shoulder. I have no idea what it is, I was walking up to fetch the …
NOW TV – At fantastic prices
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A few months ago we got rid of our Sky TV subscription. We was paying almost £70 a month and just couldn’t really afford it. The main channels we watched were the free ones. But I also lived watching the movies, but paying £70 to watch few movies was a bit silly really. My husband liked watching the sports channels, …
Morgan’s Fight
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This is my 2-year-old nephew, Morgan. 9 weeks ago he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. He has an Astrocytoma tumour on his brain stem. So far he has been put under general anaesthetic 14 times and had surgery 7 times. He has been on anti sickness tablets, steroids to help build him up and numerous different pain killers, he …
Buying My First Car
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Neither me or my husband can drive. We are 32 and 30, with 3 kids and have to rely on public transport or my dad. It can be a bit embarrassing having to ask my take to take me somewhere at my age, so I have decided to take my driving lessons again. I say again, as I first started …
It’s my 4th Blogiversary and giveaway!
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Today, the 5th july 2015 is my 4th blogiversary! I can’t believe I have now been blogging for 4 years and my little blog has come so far!! I first started this to document crafts I used to do with the kids and other little tips and bits just has a little hobby, but a year and a half later …
#DressDad Competition
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Who would like to win £100 worth of shopping vouchers? Then enter this fun #DressDad competition with your dad. To enter all you have to do is dress up your dad and send a photo of him on instagram using the hashtag #DressDadComp. If your da is no fun and doesn’t want to take part, don’t worry, has it doesn’t …
A Twist on The Modern Day Fairy Tale + Giveaway
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Did you know that may was national share-a-story month?  The Works have created some fun images of traditional fairy tales and made them modern. Like the image below, If Romeo and Juliet was alive today and on facebook, their relationship status may be listed as ‘It’s Complicated’     What would modern fairy tales be like in this current year? …
Weekend Reads – #2
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Welcome to my second Weekend Reads. Every week I will share with you 5 post that I think are kinda great! There is also a linky that you can add your own posts too.   How to Run Correctly  The Ultimate Guide to Making Money from Blogging 10 Personal Finance Blogs you Should be Reading How to Work with Cardboard …
Weekend Reads – #1
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Welcome to the first of my weekend reads. Every weekend I’ll be sharing some fantastic articles and blog post that I have found that I think you might also enjoy reading. There will also be a linky for you to add your own blog posts. So if you have something that you would like to share feel free to add …
Serenity You’s Christmas Toy Gift Guide 2014
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Still don’t know what to buy your kids for Christmas this year? Then take a look at some of these great ideas 1. Playmobil – I love playmobli it,s just so cute. I like the Family SUV which is priced at £19.99, Carry Case Shop priced at £9.99 and this is a must have for the Christmas run up Advent Calendar …
sarah from Mama’s Got It Together {sponsor spotlight}
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Sarah is the blogger & Etsy shop owner behind Mama’s Got It Together. Mama’s Got It Together is a blog about getting organized, living on a budget, blogging, working from home and otherwise trying to keep it all together. Make sure to stop by for tips and tricks for just about everything & free organizational printables.     Sarah White …