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    5 Summer Fashion Essentials for New Mums

    Many of you will be hoping to set off on holiday in the next few months (hopefully!). If you’re anything like me, it will be quite a stressful time. Not only are you dealing with all of the usual things with the kids, but you are also away from home, possibly in another country, managing hot sweaty children while being hot and sweaty yourself! The last thing on your mind are your own summer fashion essentials! We usually go away at Feb half term when the weather is ok but a bit chilly! I used to enjoy great holidays in the UK when I was little so I’m really looking…

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    Cleaning the Car with BD Clean Car Products

    Mario is obsessed with his car and I mean obsessed! We aren’t actually allowed in Mario’s car very often as he likes it to stay spotlessly clean and unMia-ed! So when he gets a spare 3 hours on a weekend (yes, 3 hours!), he can be seen happily washing, drying and polishing his beloved motor from top to bottom. Every now and again, he even finds time to do mine, of which I’m very appreciative! (I hate cleaning, let alone cleaning my car and God forbid I take my new car through a car wash!). Mario has also written a blog review, comparing BD Clean car products to other cleaning products on…

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    What to Consider When Renovating

    Whether you are planning on moving and selling your home or staying and creating the home of your dreams. Renovation is a long process and something to really consider before developing the home of your dreams. The ability to customise to your tastes can be fun, and working alongside reputable designers, architects and or contractors goes a long way. When going on this road to raise the value and appeal of your property, there are important factors to consider. So what to consider when renovating? Inspiration Board Try to organize your thoughts somewhere, much like everyone else in their industry, whether they’re a business owner, a marketer, or a filmmaker.…

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    Get Your BBQ on with FOOGO Green Eco-Friendly Tableware!

    We are well known to BBQ in pretty much any weather as here in the UK, you can never count on the sunshine! As soon as April comes around, the BBQ and smoker come out and we regularly cook our weekend meals out there under the canopy. Although we don’t tend to sit out to eat until well into the summer months as we aren’t that crazy! Over the last year or so we have started focusing on eco-friendly and reducing our use of plastic-based products which you can see in our previous reusables post. We have made the switch to reusable wipes, beauty wipes, bottles, period pads/pants and we…

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    Sleep Better With These Bedroom Improvements

    How you furnish and decorate your bedroom could be having an impact on your sleep. Here are just five bedroom improvements that could help you to sleep better at night.  Invest in a comfortable bed You’re not going to sleep well unless you have a comfortable bed. Make this your priority when furnishing your bedroom.  The bed itself firstly needs to be big enough. If you’re a tall person, consider whether you need a longer bed without a footboard. The mattress needs to be catered to you and your sleeping style. If you sleep on your back, you may want to invest in something firmer, while side sleepers may want…

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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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    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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    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…