Top 7 fabulous handmade Christmas gifts

Christmas shopping can make even the hardiest gift shopper’s heart sink. There’s always someone who is difficult to buy for. Whether he or she is a friend who has everything, a grumpy aunt who wants nothing, or a fussy relative or friend who is difficult to please, we all acknowledge …

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A 7 step working parents’ guide to a restorative weekend

Feeling like your weekends are no different from your weekdays? Do the weekdays and weekends just merge on life’s uphill treadmill? For most of us working parents, weekends disappear into a frantic stab at chores, food shopping, mammoth house/garden projects, and ferrying the kids to their umpteen clubs (which includes …

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Cool creative business start-up ideas you can set up from your garage straight away

Article provided by Lloyd Wells, a regular contributor working together with CDC Garage Doors. Are you fed up with the daily commute and wish you could work from home? Longing to set up your own business but lacking in capital? Hoping to combine raising a family with having your own …

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It’s Home Spa Night: 5 tips for multi-sensory bath time relaxation

What could be better than a long hot soak in the bath? Whether you’ve had a hard day at work, been busy in the garden or frazzled from looking after young kids, why not shut yourself away for a bit of ‘me’ time and let all your troubles melt away …

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Top Tips For A Perfect Girly Weekend Away In The UK

Thanks to Dakota Murphey. A Brighton based writer partnering with Hen Party specialists Butlers With Bums for this post. Have you noticed lately, with life taking such a hectic turn, the time spent with your girlfriends is being squeezed? Friday night catch-ups at the wine bar are more often than …

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Wentworth Wooden Puzzles – #NationalJigsawDay

It’s #NationalJigsawDay today and we were sent some jigsaw to test out and review for the day from Wentworth Wooden Puzzles. It’s been a poorly day in our household but this evening after school we really got into the family bonding jigsaw spirit. Keep reading and see how we get on. First …

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Home Decor Indoor Bedroom Lighting

In all honestly I wasn’t born with an interior design bone in my body but over the years I have managed to get the hang of colour coordinating and matching pieces together. When decorating on kids projects it’s comes so much easier for me, especially as Hayden likes things colourful so I can …

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Top Tips For Renting As A Family

Finding the right property for renting whether it be an 3 bedroom house, 2 bedroom flat or even a house boat on the canal can be so difficult to find. Finding what you love let alone what you want and need for a decent price is frustrating, then throw kids into the …

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Cocktails are King – 5 Cool Drinks for the Ultimate Garden Party

Provided by Lloyd Wells; freelance writer for Arabian Tents. Forget about making food the showstopper at your next garden party. Jamie Oliver’s Quails eggs with dipping salts, haggis croquettes and pimped up bruschetta can take a break. That’s not to say they can’t make an appearance on another occasion, but …

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7 Ways To Treat The Discomfort Of Back Pain

Back Pain

Did you know that back pain is one of the biggest reasons for work absence and sick leave? If you think about it, back problems are a central issue for all companies – especially in office environments – and should not be ignored. Are you sitting comfortably on your office …

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7 Essentials Every Child’s Playhouse Needs

Getting a first class Wendy house or wooden playhouse for your children could be one of the best decisions you make as a parent. It creates endless hours of fun as your children make up secret club rules, decorate the house as they see fit and act out fantastical scenarios, …

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Skin Care Tips For A Lazy Girl

skin care tips

It’s really easy to overcomplicate your daily skin care routine, use our list of quick skin care tips to make sure you get the most out of it. Declutter your cupboard Get rid of the products you’re not utilising – particularly if they’re occupying valuable space. Clearing unused products from …

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Everything You Need to Know About Sticky Note Art

sticky note art

I bet you didn’t know sticky note art is an real thing. Think you need expensive materials, huge white canvases and artistic flare to create beautiful art work? Think again! You can actually use basic stationery to make eye-catching displays and designs, allowing you to flex your imagination and get …

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TMNT – Out Of The Shadows DVD And Skatebording Masterclass

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is available on Digital, DVD and Blu-ray now! This week we were invited out for a skateboarding Masterclass for the launch of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows DVD at the amazing kids adventureland Kidzania.  Hayden loves everything skateboarding, he usually only gets …

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Top Tips: Hunting For The Perfect Pushchair

Perfect Pushchair

I love me a good pushchair I do, and if you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know I’ve tested out a few during the first 4 years of Hayden life. Actually looking forward choosing a new pushchair for cubby soon. When choosing the perfect pushchair there a several factors I …

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An eco-friendly guide to designing the perfect kitchen

As a human, you’ll no doubt care deeply about the environment in some way or another. I started off caring with our first switch from using disposable nappies to cloth nappies. It was such a hard transition & I didn’t always feel like I wanted to (a lot of hard work) but …

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Perfect Bedroom Styles For Children

Every child should be the proud owner of a space that’s exclusively his or hers. Your child’s bedroom is a place in which to rest and relax, play and read, and, later on, invite friends to hang out; it’s a space for quiet contemplation or noisy games and the one …

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Ripleys Really ‘Wicked’ Halloween Week

We all know how much I love Halloween but guys seriously – hold onto your broomsticks! This Halloween the Wicked witches are taking over Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London, brewing up an outrageously green, and spectacularly potent, child-friendly Halloween experience in London.  ‘Ripley’s Wicked Halloween Week’ is an exclusive …

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