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I have been married for 22 yrs, have four Fantastic Kids (aged 21, 20, 15 & 11) and I'm a.. Grandmother to one adorable five year old. I sew, Crochet, keep Chickens and attempt to grow my own.. veggies, oh and homeschool our 15 yr old.

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  • Top Tips To Avoid Travel Sickness
    on Aug 25, 2016 in holiday travel
    With the August Bank holiday fast approaching, it is a good idea to plan ahead to make the most out of the end of the summer. If you, your friends or your family are worried about travel sickness, here are 8 top tips from Sea-Band to help you stay on...
  • Music Festival Vibes - #SummerOfBratz
    on Aug 23, 2016 in review
    We love sunny walks along the river with a quick stop for handstands in the sand. Summer is a time for spending longer, warmer days together enjoying each others company. Our most favourite time is getting the pool out and cooling off on a hot day.&n...
  • Make Sushi At Home With The Kids!
    on Jul 31, 2016 in recipe
    Leading UK-based Japanese food company YUTAKA, has all the ingredients, without all the additives, to make authentic and healthy sushi at home. Kids love the fact they can get all messy whilst making sushi and the health benefits are incredible.
  • That’so All In One Sunscreen Review
    on Jul 12, 2016 in beach beauty review
    We have been told our whole lives that no matter how many times we apply our sunscreen we will only ever get SPF stated on the bottle. Not any more! There is a brand new sunscreen that is breaking all the rules and saying that their product will do e...
  • Great British Tennis Weekend - Try For Free!
    on Jul 8, 2016
    Way back in the 80's during the first summer that me and Papa Syder first met we used to play tennis together most evenings. We were both very competitive and would play night after night, desperate to prove who was the better player. As the years we...
  • Jemma Wayne - Chains Of Sand
    on Jun 6, 2016 in books reading review
    Now that my university creative writing studies have finished for the summer, I have time to indulge in a more personal choice of reading list. No more textbooks until October, so I have started with a fab book called 'Chains of Sand' by Jemma Wayne.
  • Easy Summer Lemon Potato Salad Recipe #Keepitlocal
    on May 31, 2016 in bbq cooking on a budget recipes review
    The East of England Co-op is running its annual Sourced Locally Fortnight, between May 30, 2016 and June 12, 2016. The Sourced Locally range is all about championing the great food and products that come from our region. Reasons to keep it local...
  • Top 10 Tips for Parents on Bedwetting
    on May 23, 2016 in parenting tips
    Bedwetting tips from Lloyds Pharmacy pharmacist Alison McCreedy1.     A general healthy diet and lifestyle can help with bedwetting. Why not ask your child how they are feeling? Are they having problems at school? Perhaps the...
  • Summer Holiday Wardrobe For Girls
    on May 20, 2016 in fashion holiday
    Warmer weather is now upon us, yay! Meaning, it is that time of year when many of us are looking to freshen up the kids wardrobes for summer and planned holidays. I've been browsing online for my Granddaughter and have put together a wish list, a sum...
  • Quit Smoking For Good With One You
    on May 19, 2016
    I'm forty five and I started smoking very young aged just twelve, as a lot of my generation did. It was a cool thing to do back in the early 1980's, even though we were aware of the health risks it was still considered a popular pastime. I was hooked...
  • Family Board Games Night
    on May 12, 2016 in activities review
    My lot do love a good board game, they have always enjoyed most that I place on the table and in our back room we have a shelf full of them, that are played regularly. A good night in for us is a quality board game or sometimes we play Bingo and hand...
  • Spend More Quality Time With Loved Ones #bluForYou
    on May 2, 2016 in #CBias #SocialFabric review
  • A Great British Weekend
    on Apr 26, 2016 in devon holiday
    I do love to visit new places and a weekend away is the perfect opportunity to explore somewhere we have never ventured before. My favorite place in the UK has got to be North Devon. I love its rolling hills as they cascade down into t...
  • Pink Clove - Plus Size Fashion Review
    on Apr 19, 2016 in fashion review thrifty plus size
    I am always on the look out for affordable plus size fashion and recently Pink Clove asked me to take a look at their new arrivals and boy, was I excited to see what a great range of plus size skirts, tops and dresses they have available. I have neve...
  • A Day In The Life Of Baby Annabell
    on Apr 12, 2016 in review toys
    Baby Annabell from Zapf Creation is the UK's number one large doll, which doesn't surprise me at all as Annabell has always been the firm favorite baby doll in our house. Just like a real baby Annabell has a full routine from waking up to going to be...
  • Peppa Pig For Baby
    on Apr 11, 2016 in baby review
    If you are a fan of Peppa Pig then you will be delighted with the launch of a new line of 'Peppa Pig For Baby' products this spring. With pastel colours, soft fabrics and delicate patterns these new products will be the perfect addition to any nursey...
  • Spring Wardrobe With Lyst
    on Apr 8, 2016 in fashion
    Spring is most definitely in the air and the sun has been shining, even if it is still a little chilly I have been looking at various spring dresses. I really like green at the moment and anything floral stands out this time of year.I have started us...
  • Project Mc2 Doll Review
    on Apr 1, 2016 in review
    Welcome to the world of Project Mc2, where science meets style and everyone knows its cool to be smart!A brand new fashion doll from MGA Entertainment, launched last August the same day as the Netflix series of the same name. The range focuses on fou...
  • Sonnet For A Newborn
    on Mar 30, 2016 in grandaughter poetry
    Last month we become Grandparents for the second time to another beautiful little girl. We are overjoyed and full of hopes and dreams for the newest addition to our family. I wrote a sonnet about our first meeting.Sonnet For A NewbornWrapped up tight...
  • Top Tips On How To Create A Wonderful Garden This Summer
    on Mar 30, 2016 in garden garden makeover
    Planting a garden this summer? If so, how do you go about setting it up, and making the most of a limited space? If you would like some expert advice on how to improve your garden you could hire a gardener from an online directory.If you have t...