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You’re Engaged: Now What?

June 23, 2020 admin 0

Getting engaged is super exciting, and you probably can’t wait to start telling people. Whether you get married next year or next week, you’ve promised to start a new chapter of your life with each other. You’ll have a special day, perhaps with your family and friends there to witness and celebrate your union. But when you’ve just got engaged, what should your next steps be? The wedding itself is likely to be a while […]

how to wean your baby

Little Tummy baby food – A review

June 18, 2020 admin 0

We started weaning Layla at 6 months just as we did with the boys but unlike with the boys this time we have done a combination of pureed foods and baby led weaning. We have chosen to do a mix of the two methods for a couple of reasons 1. I find it easier to know how much Layla has actually consumed when using the purees and 2. I do worry about choking when doing […]

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Hotel Booking Tips You Need To Know

June 18, 2020 admin 0

Your hotel room is often the biggest expense of your trip, so saving a few pounds a night on your room can make a big difference to your budget. Whether you’re looking to get the cheapest price you can get or a more luxurious room for your money, there are a number of hacks you can use.  Here are my top hotel booking tips…. Use A Price Comparison Site, Then Check Direct Price comparison sites […]

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How to create the perfect card for Father’s Day

June 14, 2020 admin 0

Father’s Day is going to be a bit different in a number of ways this year due to the current lockdown rules, no big family meals, days out, or family gatherings.  So making sure we remember to send our dads a card and some presents to show them that we are thinking of them is even more important than usual.  If you have followed my blog for a while you will know that for me personalised […]

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5 Top Tips By A Paediatrician On How To Start Weaning

June 8, 2020 admin 0

Weaning can be a fantastic journey to go on with your little one but it can also be a scary time, especially for first time parents. Add to this the new(ish) hype about baby led weaning (BLW) and it can feel very daunting as you prepare to go from giving your baby nothing but milk to all of a sudden allowing them to chow down on pretty much everything (within reason). Despite Layla being my […]

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Through Others’ Eyes by Brainstorm Toys

June 7, 2020 admin 0

We love nothing more than a good games night in this house and often try out new board games on the weekends but since lockdown I have been trying to incorporate a few more educational based games to help instil a bit of learning along side the fun for the kids. This week we tried out Through Others’ Eyes by Brainstorm Toys. Through Others’ Eyes is aimed at children over 6, although personally I think […]

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Fun in the sun with Bunch O Balloons by Zuru

June 6, 2020 admin 0

What unprecedented weather we are having this year! I have no idea if it is simply coincidental or if the changes forced upon the world by lockdown have had some sort of impact on our weather but I am certainty not complaining and I am most definitely trying to make the most of all this sunshine whilst it lasts. One of the ways we have been enjoying the sun is by playing in the paddling […]

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What to buy Dad this Father’s Day

June 2, 2020 admin 0

Well isn’t this just  the most bizarre Father’s day we could be having in the UK, a lockdown celebration like no other and one that brings with it lots of questions such as what to buy? And how to celebrate? This year a voucher for a beer tasting evening or tickets to a football match simply wont do, nor can you celebrate with a big family meal at your dads favourite restaurant, unless of course […]

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What are mock ups and how can they be used?

June 1, 2020 admin 0

What are mock ups and how can they be used? When starting a new business one of the most important things to do is to share your products with your clients so that they know what it is you are offering, this is even more important if the service you offer is a creative one. Your clients need to see ideas, designs and samples in advance. They want to be able to visualise what it […]

healthier life

5 Top Tips for living a healthier life

May 22, 2020 admin 0

Life shouldn’t be all about diets and restraint it should be about enjoyment and balance and I truly believe that by making changes to our lifestyles we can all live a healthier life. These changes do not need to be big or dramatic changes they can be small and easy to implement, swapping one thing for another, or introducing something new. As long as you are consistent with the changes they will eventually have a […]