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    Freshly Cut Bouquet’s with Prestige Flowers

    We love flowers and we always have a vase of fresh flowers on the coffee table as they seem to brighten up the room and smell lovely! Mario started bringing me a bouquet home each Friday when he worked away and he has carried on our little tradition ever since! We have previously worked with Prestige Flowers a few times and have been sent some lovely freshly cut bouquet’s however their current range of flowers designed for Cancer Research UK caught my attention as flowers can really help to brighten someone’s day and if you can donate a little extra to such an amazing charity, then they are definitely worth…

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    5 Smart Hacks for Laundry Management for Large Families

    As your family grows, laundry becomes a daunting task. With many kids, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with the number of clothes and times you have to clean. Families with young kids are affected the most. Fortunately, here are a few hacks to make your laundry duties easier. 1. Make Use of Stain Remover Your kids may play in all manner of games and stain clothes with all kinds of dirt. They could play dangerous games and get minor injuries that stain their clothes with blood. In such a scenario, you will need to use stain removers to remove blood stains. Other cases involve the nature of your job or…

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    Looking After Your Beauty Even When You’re Stuck Indoors

    If you take pride in the way you look, then it shouldn’t matter what the circumstances are, you should want to be looking after your beauty. If you do, then it’s a good thing that you have come across this article as that’s what we’re going to be writing about. You’re going to learn how to ensure that your beauty remains intact without using harsh chemicals and all those kinds of things. Keep reading down below to find out more. Don’t Forget Skin Care The first thing that you need to remember is skin care. If you have been using the same routine for a long time, then continue to…

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    TomTom Spark Cardio + Music Fitness Tracker

    Currently available second-hand, this is still a great fitness tracker! Anyone following my blog at the moment will know that I’m really interested in wearable tech and how they can support a good, healthy lifestyle. I have previously worked with Apple, Moov Now, and Fitbit and today is the turn of the TomTom Spark Cardio + Music and I was so excited to get an email from TomTom to say they would love to work with me! TomTom are well-known for their Satellite Navigation and so I was interested to see that they did a range of fitness trackers too and really excited about trying one out for size! The…

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    How To Prepare Your Home For The Summer Months

    While it’s still only spring time here in the UK, we have already experienced the joy of warm sunny weather which has many people gearing up for the summer months! It might not quite be warm enough to slap on the sun tan just yet, but if you’re someone that adores the summer time, you might be thinking of preparing your home for the warmer weather. We’ve got some amazing tips to help you prepare your home for the summer months so that when it’s finally here, you can spend more time enjoying the sun! Neaten up the garden  It’s very likely you’ll be spending more time in the garden…

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    How to Combat Hay Fever Before it Takes Hold

    I have previously written about my struggles with hay fever and the problems that this causes me on a day to day basis. When the nice weather arrives (or even beforehand!), I have to take antihistamine tablets and use a steroid nasal spray. So I’m always looking for ways to combat Hay Fever so I can enjoy the sunny weather when we get it! The other issues caused by my hay fever are problems with breathing whilst asleep in bed and generally having sinus-type problems. I have had numerous tests done over at the hospital to do with my sleep issues. Whilst nothing major can be done unless the symptoms…

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    Home,  Meal Planning,  Organisation

    5 Tips to Make Meal Planning a Breeze

    As busy parents we all know how hard it is to keep everyone happy! Not only do you have loads to do but you also have to make sure everyone has clean clothes and are well fed. But what happens when you get in from a long day at work, the kids are hungry, and you are far too tired to cook? There is no way you can eat well so, you end up cooking a load of beige freezer food or giving in and ordering a takeaway. You’ll also find yourself nipping to the shop on the way home, spending way more money than you wanted to and only…

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    Moving Home Can Be Stressful, but Here’s How You Can Make It Easier

    For many people, buying a home is perhaps one of the most stressful situations to be in. There’s a lot of money involved, there’s a lot of work that you have to deal with, and there are loads of potential roadblocks along the way as well. However, selling a home can often be even more stressful than buying one. This is because selling a home usually involves buying another home as well. It’s not really something that you can just get used to unless you’re a property developer, and buying a home isn’t a simple and straightforward process that can be repeated. So to help you manage a home move,…

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    Effective Email Marketing for Bloggers

    Today I wanted to talk about something a little bit different to my usual parenting or fitness posts. I have been writing my blog for around 4 years now and what I would call ‘properly’ for about 2 years.During that time, I have learnt such a lot about my readers; what they like, what they don’t like, who they are and what they want from me. I have spent a huge amount of time learning what works for me in terms of my social media accounts and I have built up a good number of followers over the last year or so. I take a lot of pointers from online…

  • Kitchen

    Simple Ways To Brighten Up Your Kitchen

    The kitchen is the very heart and soul of the house and it is where we go to create and enjoy stunning recipes for our family for a quiet night in or even a dinner party.  Your kitchen might be looking a little dull and boring after a year of being stuck in the same four walls – and this is why this year we want to share some of the simple ways you can brighten up and improve the space.  Here are some super simple and low cost ways to improve and vamp up your kitchen this year.  Add some decorative art  The first thing you might want to…

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    Signs You Should Replace Your Mattress

    A mattress can be an expensive purchase. However, there could be many cases where a new mattress is a worthy investment. Below are just a few signs that you should replace your mattress.  It’s keeping you awake at night The sole purpose of a mattress is to provide a comfortable night’s sleep. If you’re spending the whole night tossing and turning because you can’t get comfortable, then you need a better mattress. It’s possible that your mattress may be old, in which case it could be sagging or could have lumps from damage that are making it uncomfortable. A newer mattress could solve these problems. Alternatively, your mattress may simply…