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A mummy blog with a local feel. I write about parenting issues, give my (unasked for) advice on a.. number of topics and review products that are of interest to parents of young children

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  • Our Football Training Day AT Ware FC
    on Aug 11, 2014
    As you know if you follow my blog I'm really passionate about getting children outside and active. I try get my children into the fresh air as much as possible and although I can't deny they do play the odd game on the iPhone (usually when I'm desper...
  • Costa Bingo Serve Up A Real "Treat" With New Videos
    on Jun 19, 2014
    If you’ve ever been left confused at bingo calls when giving Lady Luck a run for her money then worry no more! Costa Bingo have got people like you and me to put together a series of great videos which go through 90 bingo calls – and the results...
  • The Billy Smart's Circus Is Coming To Town
    on Jun 3, 2014
    There's always something magical about the circus. The smell of the sawdust, the noise and excitement conjures up images of daring acts, madcap clowns and dazzling performances. I love live shows and you can't get better than seeing circus acts up cl...
  • How I Became A Morrisons Mum!
    on May 10, 2014
    With a family of four including two children who seem to shoot up magically overnight the weekly foodshop always presents me with a bit of a challenge. I want to make sure that I save money and get a bargain but I'm very keen on giving my children a...
  • The Fabulous New Collections Feature On eBay
    on Mar 18, 2014
    The Fabulous New Collections Feature On eBay.I’ve always loved shopping. There’s nothing quite like browsing the latest fashions and exploring the newest on-trend items. However since I became a mum, getting out to the shops has been a bit harder...
  • How To Catch A Star - 10 Year Anniversary Review
    on Mar 14, 2014
    Last year research showed that only 64% of parents with children under 7 read their children a bedtime story every night. I find this statistic so sad as we have been reading books to our two children practically from the moment they were born. Not o...
  • How To Be A Yummy Mummy!
    on Mar 12, 2014
    Is Victoria Beckham the ultimate yummy mummy?Before I had children I had always been very into fashion and looking nice and was often found perusing the beauty counter at Harvey Nichols. I was determined that when I had children that wouldn't change...
  • Going On Holiday With Children
    on Mar 6, 2014
    At last the sun seems to be shining outside and the winter is over - so many people's thoughts are turning towards booking their summer holidays. However when you have young children going on holiday is not the carefree activity that it once was! Mak...
  • Keeping Your Child Safe
    on Mar 4, 2014
    From the moment I first found out I was pregnant my biggest concern was keeping my baby safe. Of course when they are nice and cosy in the womb it's not too hard...I ate healthily, did some exercise and took my folic acid. But once they are born and...
  • Scent Your Home....
    on Feb 18, 2014
    As most people with young children know it can sometimes be hard to keep your home smelling beautiful. Kids, pets and cooking can all make your house feel slightly less than fresh  - especially in the winter when you don't tend to have your door...
  • Afternoon Tea At Hanbury Manor, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club
    on Feb 2, 2014
    January has been a bit of a dull month so far. After all the hubbub of Christmas there doesn’t seem much to look forward too and spring still seems so far away. I felt like a needed a bit of cheering up, a bit of romance, a bit of luxury! So I was...
  • Highlights of 2013
    on Jan 23, 2014
    2013 - The Best Bits!January is always such a gloomy month, it's cold, wet and there's not much going on. So I've decided to take a bit of time to re-cap my best bits of 2013. Lloyds Bank have been looking back at the moments that mattered in 2013 wh...
  • Beef Pie With Puff Pastry
    on Jan 19, 2014 in Food/Recipes
    If I have one fault when it comes to budgeting it is the amount of food that I waste. Yes I'm terrible I admit it and it's one of my husbands biggest complaints about me (not that he has that many!). The trouble is I'm bad at planning and I often end...
  • Valentines Day Ideas
    on Jan 11, 2014
    Now Christmas and New Year are behind us I have noticed the shops starting to fill up with Valentines Day gifts and cards, and yes it's only a month until Valentines Day so time to think up some gift ideas for the man in your life! We don't tend to m...
  • Space Activities For Children
    on Jan 4, 2014 in Children's Activities
    My daughter has been coming out of her dinosaur obsession phase recently and although she still loves her prehistoric pals her attention seems to be turning to the starry sky's above her. She has several books on space and seems to be fascinated by a...
  • Giving Extra This Christmas...
    on Dec 26, 2013
    An Exciting Christmas Morning!Christmas is a time for giving and for celebrating the special people around you. The Halifax are well known for wanting to give people extra and so I was excited and grateful to be chosen to help with their Giving Extra...
  • Bringing Some Festive Magic Alive With Thorntons Chocolates!
    on Dec 20, 2013
    I love chocolate and when you are struggling for present ideas it's always a winner - I don't know anyone whose face doesn't light up when receiving some tasty chocolate as a gift. It's particularly great for kids - either as a stocking filler o...
  • Luxury Baby Christening Ideas
    on Dec 10, 2013
    There's nothing more wonderful than a new baby being born and many people choose to welcome their baby to the world with a Christening. Not only is this a beautiful traditional ceremony but it is also a great reason for family and friends to come tog...
  • Making Life Easier
    on Dec 4, 2013
    As a busy mum it's easy for the stress of life to sometimes get on top of you. If you are not trying to keep up with the homework you are trying to keep on top of the housework. It often seems like there are endless piles of washing to plough through...
  • Choosing The Right Tyres: Advice For The Modern Mum
    on Dec 3, 2013
    Let's be honest here, while there are some women who love cars and all things mechanical, most of us ladies are not terribly interested in the inner workings of our vehicles, much preferring them to look nice and just work! However, there are some as...