Back to School Giveaway with Dancewear Central
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My daughter has always wanted to do ballet, but the nearest class if a few miles away and it’s hard to get there when I don’t drive. But hopefully she can go next year as I have my driving test soon, fingers cross I pass. Dancewear Central is the leading specialist in dancewear throughout the UK. There dancewear is affordable and …
Get Ready for Back to School Time
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With the summer holidays drawing to a close and the new school term just a few weeks away, I have made a back to school guide of some really great item currently to buy. From school shoes to stationery, from lunch boxes to back to school gifts for your little ones. There is something in my guide that I am sure …
Back to School Lunches with Hartley’s Jelly
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It’s back to school this week for my kids, and unlike some mums, I am really happy and excited about this. My house as been a right mess through the summer holidays and I am delighted to have the kids back at school and back into a routine again. Our school provides free hot dinners for the infants, so my …
8 Perfect Maxi Dresses to Take you Through to Autumn
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  With August almost coming to an end and Autumn just a round the corner. It’s time to start sorting your wardrobe out and putting your summer clothes away and finding out all your warmer items. But even though the night’s are already getting darker earlier, the evening are still warm. And one item of summer clothing that you don’t …
How to Pick the Right Shoes for Your Child
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How to pick the right shoes for your child Raising a child is a great experience, but the responsibilities that come with it are staggering. From feeding to clothing your bundle of joy, there’s an endless list of things to get sorted. Fortunately, footwear is quite an easy thing to arrange. Most children don’t start walking until they are around …
Girls On Fire by Robin Wasserman Book Review
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  You can also find me review on Goodreads About the Book Book : Girls On Fire Author : Robin Wasserman Genre : YA/Thriller Publisher : Little, Brown Book Group Pages : 368 Release Date : 5th May 2016 My star rating : 4/5 You can buy Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman from Amazon, WHSmith and Ebay   Blurb from book Girls on Fire …
Daughter by Jane Shemilt Book Review
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  You can also find me review on Goodreads About the Book Book : Daughter Author : Jane Shemilt Genre : Mystery Publisher : Penguin Pages : 390 Release Date : 28th August 2014 My star rating : 3.5/5 You can buy Daughter  from Amazon, WHSmith, Waterstones and Ebay   Blurb from back of book Jenny is a successful family doctor, the mother of …
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, …
LEGO Awesome Ideas Book Review
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I received this book a while again, but only just got round to reviewing it. But the wait has been worth it has it’s a really great book full of, well, really awesome ideas!     The items to build are sorted by topic. which include: Outer Space Modern Metropolis The Wild West Fantasy Land The Real World There are …
Big Alphabet Jigsaw from Orchard Toys
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We are loving Orchard Toys in our house, and I am so happy to be one of their newest blog ambassadors. We recently reviewed their Robot Run game which the kids really enjoyed, today I am sharing with you their Big Alphabet Jigsaw. It contains 26 pieces and is a full poster size when completed. It’s suitable for ages 3-6 …
10 Ways to Organise Your Wardrobe
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10 Ways to Organise Your Wardrobe   Empty it First thing’s first, take everything out of your closet. Drape it somewhere for the time being, or dump it all in a big pile. Whatever you do, don’t attempt to tackle this task without completely clearing out the closet space you’re going to organise. Similarly, don’t bother thinking that this is …
How to keep Your Children Safe Online
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When it comes to keeping the kids safe online, many parents confess to feeling out of their depth. Simple censorship doesn’t always work because kids are often one step ahead, so what’s needed is a cooperative approach, starting at an early age, that helps both them and you be alert to dangers and take appropriate action. The risks of the …
Brain Factor Fan Books Review
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Have you seen these Brain Factor fans for kids? I had never heard of these before until I was asked to review them. There are 4 different fans to get each for a different age range. suitable for children aged 3-7 years. I choose to review the 4-5 years one and 5-6 one. The fans have 3 questions on each …
Pancake Portraits with Hartleys
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We was challenged by Hartley’s to make some pancake portraits using some yummy ingredients including their new Hartleys squeezy jams   We laid out the table with all the topping and a pile of my Easy Peasy Pancakes. Then I let the kids make a mess do their work Here’s my favourite. Made with squirty cream hair, Hartleys raspberry jam …
Banana Pancakes
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Who doesn’t like pancakes? ok, my husband doesn’t, but me and my kids love them and with Pancake Day just around the corner there’s no excuse not to have some. I love normal pancakes but over the weekend I thought I would try out something I’ve seen all over Pinterest – Banana Pancakes. And what is great about these is …
Homemade Name Stickers
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I get fed up with my 3 kids arguing who’s toy belong to who. Especially when they have a few things that are the same. The main culprit is their colouring books and felt tips. So I thought about buying some coloured stickers and writing their names on them. I had a few sheets of label stickers so I thought …
School Days Lottie & Scooter Set
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Lottie have just released a new doll School Days Lottie. A she comes dress in a school uniform of dress, shirt, long socks and glasses along with her backpack, scarf and inspiration cards I love these inspiration cards with great words to live by Also just being releases is Lottie’s Scooter Set. That comes with scooter, ramp, helmet and stickers …
Amazing! Magazine Review
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Amazing! magazine is aimed at children aged between 7-13 years old. The magazine is available to purchase from Tesco and WHSmith and priced at £3.50 each or you can buy a subscription from their website “We take aspects of the UK National Curriculum and identify ways that children can understand their relation to the world around them. We like to …
Trutex School Uniform Review
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My kids seem to grow so quickly, that even after just the first term of school some of their uniform no longer fits. Or like my kids are ripped from chewing on the sleeves. So when they go back to school in January after the Christmas holidays often they need extra bit of school uniform. My eldest, Ryan, tried out …
Organizing with the 4 Box System
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I was challenged by The Plastic Box Shop to take The 4 Box Challenge in order to help me get more organized and clutter free. We had just brought some new sideboards for our living as the others ones were basically falling apart. So this was the time to sort out all our drawers and cupboards which hadn’t be organized …
Primula Cheese & Ham Shooting Stars
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How cute are these little edible Cheese & Ham Shooting Stars? These are so easy to make and great for kids lunch boxes or after school snack. All you need to make these are some yummy Primula Kids squeezy cheese, some sliced ham, bread, grapes, star shaped cookie cutter and some cocktail sticks Spread some of the cheese on two …
Making Fairy Soup
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Looking for an easy kids activity that they can do outside. Then why not try making some fairy soup? all you need is : a bowl food colouring wooden spoons glitter sequins stones and pebbles optional Fill your bowl with water than add a few squirts of food colouring Give it a mix and add lots of glitter and sequins …
7 Things to do Before you Publish a Blog Post
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I’ve been blogging for almost 3 years now, and I’m still learning new things about the blogging world. Today I’ll be sharing 7 things you should do before you publish a blog post. First off let me just say that some of these tips I’m sharing I have only just started doing recently and already I have noticed a increase …
Child Drowning Dangers and How to Prevent Them {guest post}
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Having a swimming pool is fun for the entire family, but there are risks involved as well. Accidental drowning is one of the most common dangers associated with swimming pools. There are several precautions a homeowner can take to prevent children and even adults from being a victim. Adequate Lighting Inground pools should have adequate lighting both around the perimeter …
25 Cute Penguin Things to Make and Do
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Did you know that it was National Penguin Awareness Day on 20th January? I love penguins, they are one of my favourite animals besides owls and to celebrate I’m sharing with you a round up of 25 Cute Penguin Things To Make & Do, which are perfect to make by yourself or with the kids.  Which ones will you be trying …
Bento Basics {guest post]
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Today’s guest post is from Diana of Diana Rambles. She’s a work-from-home Midwestern mama of 3 who blogs about bentos, DIY, doll crafts, and food. She hosts a weekly link party on Fridays. Here is part 3 of her Bento Basics Series. You can find the full series here. Tip: Appeal to your eater. Got a Star Wars or Butterfly …