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What2buy4kids Southport toy shop review

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  What2buy4kids was set up in 2010 after Lisa became frustrated with how difficult it was to find decent children’s birthday presents for her children’s friends. She tried to give gifts that are both special and useful, rather than giving a present that will live with the other unwanted gifts at the bottom of the wardrobe. […] Read more…


Finally, an easy way to compare phone contracts

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Compare phone contracts

  We are often reminded to compare our utilities such as gas and electricity, car insurance, threaten to cancel the TV subscription to haggle for the best deal yet when it comes to our mobile phones we just upgrade. We look at the features of the phone then upgrade with the network we are with […] Read more…


Can ethics change the way we shop?

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  Ethical shopping is increasing and trends like Fairtrade and organic will continue to grow as people want to know more about the provenance of their food, fashion and jewellery and the people who produce it. Leading experts from across the fashion, jewellery and food sectors took part in a panel discussion on 11th July […] Read more…


Cool gift ideas for Dad

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Cool gift ideas for Dad

  Father’s Day may be over but for those of you that like to get organised for Christmas or for any birthdays coming up, these are a few ideas Bean-to-Cup Coffee Machine Who doesn’t love the smell of fresh ground coffee? With this bean-to-cup coffee machine, your dad will wake up his senses. This ultracompact […] Read more…


Father’s Day gift ideas

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fathers day

  With Father’s Day not too far away, Sunday 18th June, I have been looking for something for my Dad and D from Lucas. Candy Mechanics sell awesome chocolate cards. You can create one from scratch or choose from hundreds of templates. You can personalise as much as you like, once you are happy with your design, […] Read more…


Summer 2017 Fashion

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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…


Last minute Mother’s Day gifts

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  Still not sorted for Mother’s Day? Here are some ideas for last minute Mother’s Day gifts     Strawberry Sorbet, £17.99 from Flying Flowers. Sweet pink flowers and delicate Gypsophila come together in a lovely scented bouquet including a free pop up vase to enjoy them straight away. The flowers arrive in bud to ensure they’re […] Read more…

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