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What is a book advent and how to make one

November 16, 2018 admin 0

Every year for the past 5 years I have created a book advent in December and it has now become one of our families favourite traditions. When I first started doing it the concept wasn’t very common and lots of friends and family were intrigued as to what I was doing and why but now the idea is definitely catching on more and more.   What is a book advent ?   Simply put a […]

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9 Mind-blowing Hacks That Enhance The Vibe Of Hallways

November 16, 2018 admin 0

Hallways are the most neglected areas in any home. Most people don’t see the hallways having any purpose besides a utilitarian one. The latest trend in the world of interior décor is upgrading the charm and vibe of the hallways. If you’re looking for ideas that will help you to give your hallways a whole new appeal, you have come to the right place. We have put together a list of tips and suggestions that […]

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How to look good this winter

November 15, 2018 admin 0

Now the winter months are setting in our natural summer glow is likely to disappear along with the light evenings and sunny mornings and it is easy to start neglecting ourselves and staying hidden under bulky jumpers, gloves and hats. But we all know we will regret it as soon as December starts and we are being invited to Christmas parties and realise we really should have tried harder. Well worry not there is still […]

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Win with Zimpli Kids and The Strawberry Fountain

November 14, 2018 admin 16

My boys love slime, magnetic slime, colour changing slime, even toys that come in slime, every time they get some spending money they seem to spend it on a slime related product – much to my joy! So when I discovered the Zimpli kids range I just knew I had to get some for the boys for the Christmas, it’s like slime on steroids. Normally when they have slime I am barking orders at them like […]

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Helping Your Children Adjust When Moving To Another Country

November 14, 2018 admin 0

There is a lot to consider before moving to another country, including looking for a job, finding a quality global health insurance provider, making new social circles and much more. It can become easy to get wrapped up in your own moving process and as a result, we end up overlooking our children, who are going through the same thing, albeit from a different perspective. Moving to another country can be worrying and upsetting for […]

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Stocking filler gift ideas for the ladies

November 13, 2018 admin 0

Whether you are looking for stocking fillers for the ladies in your life or a secret Santa gift for a female work colleague, these small and affordable suggestions should help you find the perfect gift.     For the Bath These Baylis & Harding beauticology special delivery bath time fun fizzers will make a great gift and as part of the Christmas range they are nice and festively wrapped. The pack contains 4 fizzers, two […]

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Ready 2 Robot toy review

November 13, 2018 admin 0

The boys have been sent some Ready2robot toys to check out just in time for Christmas and I have a feeling they will be asking santa to bring them some more, especially the tiddler.   The ready2robot toys incorporate three things that most boys and probably some girls love, robots, slime and fighting.  These toys allow your child to build and customise their own characters, or mechbots as they are officially known, using the mix […]

Christmas gift ideas for the women in your life

November 12, 2018 admin 4

If you are looking for some ideas as to what to buy the ladies in your life then hopefully this gift guide will give you a little bit of inspiration. It is full of all the things that I love and would love to receive myself. BOOKS If, like me, the women in your life is a book worm then treating her to some new books is sure to be a win. You could play […]

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Win a copy of Merry Midwinter with The Strawberry Fountain

November 10, 2018 admin 11

Here at The Strawberry Fountain we love nothing more than a good book and a competition or two so a competition to win a book is the perfect combination. This week we have teamed up with Unbound  to offer you the chance to win a copy of Merry Midwinter – How to rediscover the magic of Christmastime by Gillian Monks, all you have to do is following the instructions at the bottom of this page. Merry […]

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Strictly Briks a product review

November 9, 2018 admin 0

One of the things I love most of all about working for myself is the extra time I get to spend with the boys after school. Instead of not getting home till gone 6pm I am usually able to pick them up at 3pm and enjoy the evening with them before starting work again once they go to bed if I need to. In this time we have started doing more structured activities instead of […]