School Uniform At Matalan!

There’s a vast amount of school uniform to choose from on the high street at the moment and although it’s fabulous to have so many items at affordable prices, having so much of it also makes the decision of knowing what to buy and from where that much harder. Do you go for the more expensive brands that perhaps have the best reputation? They do say buy cheap buy twice after all? Or do you go for the cheapest available because […]

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Bratz Are Back!

Last week I was invited to an exclusive event at the Sanderson Hotel in Central London to celebrate the re-launch of a brand of dolls we are already rather fond of! The Bratz! They’re back and they’re better than ever! The newly transformed Bratz collection has been re-designed to fit the fashions and styles of every girl. Let’s face it, fashion dolls seem to have traditionally been blonde and of a certain type but everyone is different so how can everyone […]

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Win A 4-In-1 Little Tikes Sports Edition Trike And Get Active With Greg Rutherford!

Survey Reveals UK Parents Experience a Daily ‘Pang’ Of Guilt Little Tikes and Olympian Greg Rutherford Call on Families to Enjoy the Great Outdoors this Summer Today an independent survey of 2,000 UK families, commissioned by toy company Little Tikes, reveals that parents are fed up with the lack of quality time spent together, with the average mum and dad experiencing seven pangs of guilt a week!  Being too busy or tired to give kids their full attention and working […]

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Hello Summer At Willows Farm!

We often go to Willows Farm and we love it. It’s the perfect mix of being a traditional farm with a twist of fun on the side! Rides, play equipment, soft play, theatre shows and more but all done in a really old-fashioned way. There are fair ground rides but none of them are garishly playing loud music with flashing lights, they are traditional and nestled in amongst them are hand push swing boats, trampolines and bouncy castles. It’s a […]

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WIN A Family Ticket To Peppa Pig’s Surprise Theatre Show!

THERE’S A BRAND NEW SHOW FROM FIERY LIGHT! IT’S THE FOURTH PEPPA PIG TOURING PRODUCTION AND WE ARE SUPER THRILLED TO BE OFFERING ONE LUCK READER THE CHANCE TO WIN A FAMILY TICKET TO SEE THE SHOW! A new Peppa Pig live stage show, PEPPA PIG’S SURPRISE, will tour the UK & Ireland from autumn 2015 with dates currently being booked for 2016. Produced by leading children’s theatre team Fiery Light, in partnership with licensor Entertainment One, this brand new show […]

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The Careway Two Week Tooth Challenge – Part 2!

Two weeks ago my family and I joined in with a two week teeth cleaning challenge set to us by www.careway.co.uk which is a health hub for people wishing to locate their nearest pharmacy and features specialist healthcare advice and interactive tools to help people keep track of their health. Careway recently conducted a survey of over 2000 people and it showed that one in five parents don’t have the time to oversee children cleaning their teeth. Two minutes is the recommended time […]

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Crisp New Sheets!

Is there anything better when getting into bed than brand new, straight from the packet bed sheets? I’m pretty sure everyone feels the same. I was talking to a friend about this very thing just last week and we both agreed, there’s something wholly wonderful about a night’s sleep in brand new bedding. My friend told me she buys tons of bedding because she just can’t resist that feeling and then has to hide it all from her husband so that […]

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Thomas The Tank Engine – Sodor’s Legend Of The Lost Treasure!

On Sunday we went to the premier of the new Thomas The Tank Engine movie and got to see it a few days before its general release date. On 17th July 2015 it will start exclusively screening in cinemas for a limited period and is one NOT to be missed! Thomas The Tank Engine – Sodor’s Legend Of The Lost Treasure is a 63 minute feature length of the popular children’s television series which turned 70 years old this year! What […]

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Love Your-Zelf!

weve inly just written about the fabulous Series 5 from Zelfs and here I am again with more Zelf stories! This time, I’m talking Crystal Zelfs who, the story goes, create wonderful dreams using their magical powers that come from the crystals on their bodies. They’re just like regular Zelfs but with bling! Each comes with a magical crystal accessory too so perfect for little Zelf fans to collect! They’re a tiny bit more expensive than some of the Zelfs […]

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Strawberry Meringue Cupcakes!

I had a little experiment in the week which I thought turned out rather nicely. I DID slightly overcook everything because my oven is new and I’m not used to how hot it gets yet but despite everything being a little darker than intended my Strawberry Baked Alaska Cupcakes were a bit of a hit! So, this is how I made my cupcakes filled with ice cream, fresh strawberries and topped with gooey, chewy meringue. Cupcake Ingredients: 4 oz Caster […]

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