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    Lebara: Supporting the Migrant Community


    What does ‘home’ mean to you?  Of course it’s the house you live in,  quite often it’s about the people you share it with, a husband, a wife, the children that bring it to life with their laughter and mischief.  It’s the place you come back to every night after …

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    Tips For Helping A Teething Baby


    A teething baby has been a constant feature in our house since Little Pudding was 3 months old.  She started dribbling really early on, and although I was surprised I knew it was her teeth bothering her.

    I was proved right when she had her first two teeth by 5

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    Paddy’s Bathroom Review


    Bathtime is a really special time in our house.  When Princess and Little Pudding were able to bath together, not only did it make our lives a little bit easier but it also gave them something they could share together.  It doesn’t matter how old you are, splashing is splashing, …

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    Rattan Bistro Garden Furniture Review


    We had to say goodbye to our garden furniture at the end of last summer as it had finally reached the end of it’s life.  There was no point in replacing it last year, but now the warmer weather has made a welcome appearance, we have been in the market …

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    How To Look After Your DSLR


    I was so excited when my new camera arrived.  I’d seen so many fab photos on blogs I visit regularly and was desperate to create similar images for my blog.  I love my camera, and I’m quickly becoming a photography bore!

    When it arrived, it was out of the box …

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    How To Get More Space In The Home?


    How to get more space in the home?  This is a constant issue for us.  We have two small children who have accumulated a lot of stuff between them in the last 3 years.  My son, has less stuff than them to be honest, but takes up the second biggest …

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    Are Our Co-Sleeping Days Over?


    Well something really quite unexpected has taken place this evening, and it has made me come down stairs and take straight to my blog to share it with you straight away. You may already know that we are a co-sleeping family if you have been following my blog for a …

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    Brewster’s Big Build Adventure Set Review


    My daughter loves all things trains, as you may have noticed already on this blog.  She loves the CBeebies show Chuggington, and her Dad is a bit of a fan too!  Her favourite character is Koko, and we often hear the phrase, ‘you can’t catch Koko’ from her when she …

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    ?Our brand new linky hosted by me, Ickle Pickle and the lovely Zena from Zenas Suitcase is here! It has evolved from our #MyFavouritePlace linky, to this new one.

    This linky #MyFavouritePost is for you to link up any post, old or new, about anything, a review, competition, sponsored post…
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    Doc McStuffins Light Up Shoes Review


    My daughter is already a huge fan of the Doc McStuffins range.  We bought her the medical kit for Christmas which went down a storm, it’s one of her favourite toys and one that her friends always want to play with when they come round.

    So, when we were contacted …

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    We went for a walk along the canal where we live.  A spot of duck feeding was required to get us all out of the house and into the fresh air.  As the sun arrived, after a pretty gloomy start I was pleased to be able to take the camera …

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    Stop Smoking Near My Kids!


    It’s time for a bit of a rant, it doesn’t happen often, but something got mine and my husband’s goat this week and something needs to be said.  We were shocked by the inconsiderate nature of some people who smoke, I’d even go so far as to say disgusted and …

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    Car Maintenance And Me!


    I remember passing my test like it was yesterday. It was quite an achievement for me as it took 5 attempts, yes 5!  I was so relieved to finally be a fully fledged driver but what I hadn’t realised was I only had one aspect of car driving under my …

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    Some Mum And Daughter Time


    Princess requires a lot of interaction, and it’s not always possible to give it to her with the needs of a baby to meet at the same time.  I have three days a week when it’s just me and Little Pudding at the moment, but I have spent very little …

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    We went to the theatre on Saturday, and afterwards we took a walk around the the park at Lakeside.  It was a little cloudy, so not perfect conditions for photo taking.  When I looked back through the ones I’d captured, this one jumped out at me for #MySundayPhoto.  It’s …

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    Easy Last Minute Easter Craft


    Preschoolers use every occasion as an excuse to get crafty, and Easter is no exception.  Here’s a quick stain glass effect Easter egg that your child will love to make, and is low on mess and materials.

    What Do You Need:

    2 pieces of coloured paper 2/3 sheets of tissue…
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    Little Dish For Bigger Kids Meals Review


    I think one of the biggest challenges for a busy parent is providing their children with a healthy balanced diet.  It is something I struggle with almost daily along side juggling the demands of busy family life.

    I know when I’m at work, having just finished the 9-5, coming home …

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