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Bath, Book, Bed with Jo Frost and Book Trust

| Family

Bath, book, bed

  Lucas and I were invited* to the Trafford Centre on Thursday as part of Book Trust’s #BathBookBed campaign. Parenting expert, Jo Frost and the Peppa Pig family have teamed up with Book Trust to emphasise how important the well known bath, book and bed routine is to help your children get the sleep they need and […] Read more…

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Summer 2017 Fashion

| Fashion, Shopping

Festival fashion black and silver handmade bracelet banubaya

Once upon a time, I used to love shopping and clothes and regularly treated myself to lots of lovely items. Skip a few years, debt, moving out of my parents home and a child and that has all gone out of the window. Plus, whenever I have been into town, I have been completely bewildered […] Read more…

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What Lucas Wore #35 – Blade and Rose

| Fashion, Giveaways

Blade and Rose rainbow set

  Blade and Rose sent* Lucas a pair of their incredibly bright rainbow leggings, £10 and a multi coloured top, £12.95. I love this range and especially like the hat which unfortunately is only available up to 12 months. I would love to see this is bigger sizes as Lucas is hat mad.     Now, […] Read more…

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How to manage your anxiety when it takes over

| Health & Beauty

manage your anxiety

  If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you know how distressing they can be. Your heart races, you feel like you’re being smothered, and you feel dizzy and faint. You may experience chest pain, chills, numbness or tingling sensations, and nausea, and you may feel like you’re dying or detached from your body. People […] Read more…

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Win £75 to spend at Inspired Wallpaper

| Giveaways, Home & Garden

Win £75 to spend at Inspired Wallpaper

  In January I decorated our bedroom using a beautiful floral print wallpaper from Inspired Wallpaper. I couldn’t fault Inspired Wallpaper on anything, they have a room calculator online so you can work out how many roles you need and if you do order too many, they can be returned free of charge. They have an […] Read more…

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Wedding outfits for toddler boys

| Fashion

With wedding season fast approaching here are some ideas for the little fellas in your life Joules toddler boy quilted jacket, £32.95, Kids jackets at Octer Pure cotton white shirt with blue bow tie, not sure it will stay clean for long but very cute. Marks and Spencers, £12-£14 Monsoon red ‘Marco’ monkey check shirt […] Read more…

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Weekend lunch ideas for busy families

| Food & Drink

Weekend lunch ideas for busy families

We all have those times when everything happens to be arranged for the same weekend, meaning you’re rushing between play dates, trips out and family get-togethers. It’s days like this that lunch is the last thing you think of. That’s when it’s a good idea to have some things in the cupboard and freezer that are […] Read more…

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What Lucas Wore #34 – Snowflakes and Sunflowers

| Fashion, Giveaways

Snowflakes and sunflowers children's socks review and giveaway

  Snowflakes and Sunflowers children’s socks and tights, starting at £1.50, inject the fun back into everyday essentials. I was impressed by the high quality of their product, while the imaginative and lively designs appealled to Lucas.     Their socks stay on Lucas’ feet well and the anti-slip sole means I’m not so paranoid when […] Read more…

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