Stickerbomb Journal Review and Giveaway
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I have got a thing for notebooks and journals, I have quite a few of them and it looks as if my daughter Caitlin (7) has too. Every time I get a new notebook she is trying to nick it of me. So I was so glad when I was asked if my kids would like to review some Stickerbomb …
Making Your House Solar-Powered
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Making Your House Solar-Powered Solar powered homes were a rarity just ten years ago. Now they’re everywhere. Better technology, cheaper panels, and supportive tax incentives have pushed solar power into the mainstream. Considering the impact solar power has on the environment, this is the sort of tech revolution that reignites your faith in humanity. The average house can reduce their …
How to Switch from Oil to LPG
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How to Switch from Oil to LPG   Are you thinking about making the switch from oil to LPG but have no idea how to go about it? Than take a little look at the infographic below that may answer your questions and will help guide you through the process. Or if you are still waying up the pros and …
Serene Surprises November Box
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There are loads of subscription boxes around at the moment and I have tried one or two. There are loads of beauty boxes, food boxes (see my Degustabox reviews here) and even boxes for your pets. But this box aims to help you relax and unwind. You can find products like chocolate, bath oils, candles and herbal teas. The perfect …
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, …
A Dozen Tips for Cake Delivery
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A Dozen Tips for Cake Delivery A list of tips for delivering cake, including transport details and having items ready for cake repair jobs. Image by California Bakery via Flickr Cakes can be tricky things to deliver. There are more delicate cargoes out there, but not that many that could potentially turn into a sticky mess if you hit a bump …
Mobile Phone Spy Software Saved My Clothing Business
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Few months back, I decided to put my clothing business online. My set-up was small and budgets were limited. Orders were placed through the website which were then delivered to the customers by my delivery guys. I couldn’t charge my customers with the delivery as the business was only recently introduced online. I had to face some serious competition. Initially, …
Protecting Your Mobile Phone with Kids Around
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Most of us have had it happen to us. Your child has accidentally dropped your phone you left on the side. I have had it happen to me loads of times. They often want to play games on it, which I let them sometimes. So as soon as I leave the room, there they are trying to reach for it …
What to Pack When Going on Holiday with Kids
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  What to pack when going on holiday with kids by serenityyou on Polyvore When we went on our family holiday in June, we seemed to take an awful lot of stuff. Most of it was the kids things. I had to pack extra clothes in case they had an accident or got food all over them. We took three …
Say No to Warm Beers with the Chillsner
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I received the Chillsner from corkcicle.co.uk to review.  It’s a metal rod that attaches to your beer bottle to keep your beer nice and cool It came in lovely packaging. A round tub that you can keep your Chillsner in when you are not using it. You get a two Chillners in a tub and all you do is place them in …
Christmas Decorations Ideas for Home {guest post}
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Christmas is a holiday celebrated annually in commemoration of the birth of Christ. This special holiday is celebrated each 25th December. Though it is mainly a Christian holiday, it is gaining popularity among non-Christians. Most people have family reunions on this day hence bringing a sense of togetherness in the family. Each Christmas spent is a cherished memory. Of importance …
Our Lost Socks
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I have seen quite a few lost sock signs around blogland and pinterest and I’ve been wanting to make my own for months now but still haven’t got around to doing it. With our missing odd sock pile growing it was time to make something temporarily until I do manage to get around to making a proper missing sock rack So I …
Dinner Conversation Jar
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Do you find that when you all sit down for your family meal in the evening that you ask each other the same question, day in day out?  “How was your day?” “What did you do at School today” you always get the answers “It’s been OK” “Nothing” I’ve now put an end to that in our house! I made …
The Easy Peasy Way to Peel Garlic
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There are quite a few ways to peel garlic. Take this nifty gadget where you roll the garlic cloves out of their paper like wrappers But why waste money on these gadgets when you don’t really need them.Try doing what I do. Simply cut off both ends of the garlic clove and the paper thing will just slide off! Easy …
Magic Soap
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Don’t you just hate it when your cooking and you have to chop up onions or garlic?! Not because it can be tricky sometimes or there’s a risk of slicing your fingers off, but because of the smell it leaves on your hands!!! Normal soap or hand wash helps, but doesn’t get rid of it completely. I found this Magic stainless steel soap …
Nail Vanish & Glitter Keys
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I saw these nail vanished keys on real simple a while ago and as soon as I saw them I knew I had to make myself some. I have two keys on my key chain, one for the front door and one for the back door. And as they look so much alike it’s always a guessing game when I come to …
My Find of the Week : Mommy Mittens
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I found these cute mommy mittens on pinterest! arn’t they cute!!!I can’t seem to find the original source but I’ve heard that they are sold online at www.inhabitatshop.com but are currently sold out I could do with a pair or 2 of these Check these great sites out
My Find of the Week : The Ol’ Switcheroo
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my find of the Week is The Ol’ Switcheroo Idea from Ray and JenBasically on January 1st you put all your hangers in your wardrobe backwards!Then when you wear something put it back the right way round. 6 Months later all the clothes that are on hangers facing backwards, donate them!You’ll be surprised how many items you don’t actually wear any more!!from Ray and Jen Like this Post? Then please vote for …
My Find of the Week : The Jar of Nothing
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My Find of the Week is The Jar of Nothing!!  from Craft Bits It’s basically an empty jar with a sticker on that says ‘The Jar of Nothing’!This would make the perfect Christmas present for my dad. I’m fed up of buying things that people don’t really want, so I asked my dad what would he like for Christmas and every year his answer is always the …
My New Etsy Shop!!
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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~I have just opened my new Etsy shop!!It hasn’t got much in at the moment, But I will be adding things over the next coming weeksPlease take a look at www.etsy.com/shop/serenityyouAnd Just for readers of Serenity You blog I have a discount code for 15% off – just quote code NEW2011  when you check outThis offer is Valid until 31st December 2011
Reward Points
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My eldest child is now 6, he used to have a reward chart for good behavior and the chance to get a sticker everyday. He used to love this and and do his best. But recently he’s been coming home from school and asking me for pocket money as all his friends get it. So he’d finally outgrown his sticker …
Christmas Countdown
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With Exactly 11 weeks to go to Christmas, I thought I’d try and get everyone in the mood and ready for the big day by making a Christmas page where you can link up all your amazing Christmas ideas!! Check it out at the top of the page!!! where it says ‘Christmas’!!! I just love Christmas!!! and not just the day it’s self but all the excitement of the build up …
Cleaning Caddy
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I am very disorganized and can be quite messy. And I hate it!! I’d love to me more organized and tidy and that’s just what I’m trying to do! Under my kitchen sink is where i keep all my cleaning stuff, washing power, light bulbs, bin bags, nappy sacks, all sorts. Anyway, i was in town today and saw this …
Take Away Menu Organiser
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Me and my husband love to have a cheeky takeaway, but the menu’s always seem to be scatted about in drawers and take ages to find. But a few months ago i came across the Takeaway Menu Organiser. which is great! In the front there is space to write all the telephone numbers you need and you favourite dishes. Then …
Serenity Saturday : 1
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Welcome to my first Serenity Saturday! A place to add your link up to a craft, kids project, recipe, scrapbook idea or any other great ideas you have come up with!! Rules : you can link anything you want! only rule is that you place my link button on your post. My link button is to the right of this …