Wedding Photography – Smartphone or Photographer?

Taking photos and capturing memories on your smartphone is a way of life now. Uploading to Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat is what we all do. In fact with all the editing software and filters available on smartphones we are all inspiring  photographers. However, while society has increased its smartphone camera usage, wedding photography is one area that remains traditional. On…

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The Importance of Reading to your Kids When They’re Young

Reading to your kids is important, but those who read to their kids every single day get way more benefits when compared to those who read to their kids once a week. Reading helps a child to increase their vocabulary and it also helps them to know how to read and write as well. Of course, if you want to…

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Living Arrows 29/53 (2018)

Welcome back to our little weekly round-up of Living Arrows 29/53 (2018). I’m enjoying getting into the routine of sharing a little bit of our life and how my gorgeous 2 year old is growing away so fast along with the new baby! You can catch up on my last post here: Living Arrows 26/53. The idea behind Living Arrows…

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Holiday prep: have you got everything? What about insurance?

The number of people going abroad for their holidays has grown from 55% to 57% according to the ABTA Holiday Habits report of 2017. Indeed, holidays have become less of a luxury and more of a lifestyle option. But are we forgetting something? Are we taking out travel insurance before we go, and if so, what exactly does it cover?…

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Fisher-Price Deluxe Kick & Play Piano Gym Review

Last week we received the Fisher-Price Deluxe Kick & Play Piano Gym to have a look at and share our thoughts. The fantastic thing about it is that it’s a product suitable from ages 0-36 months so we have tested it out with baby dottie who is 3 months old now and baby girl who is 29 months old. It’s great…

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#LuckyLinky Week 67

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 67. As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I have been blogging! So I want to see all your lovely competitions all in one place. It will make it much easier for all of us who love to enter competitions and…

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Brown’s General Knowledge Quiz Book Review and Giveaway

I love a good quiz. Especially when its general knowledge questions. I got to say my husband is way better at general knowledge than me though. I find these questions a great chance to learn new facts. Brown’s publishers recently got in contact asking if I wanted to check out their new general knowledge quiz book and run a giveaway…

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Cheerz Canvas Review and Giveaway

I love taking photos of my girls. We have a huge family wall of photos, frames and canvases. Our latest addition comes from Cheerz. It’s a paper canvas, so totally different from your normal fabric ones. Cheerz use a premium quality product printed on special canvas paper and mounted on a wooden frame, the perfect way to showcase. There are…

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Little Heartbeats Soother Review

We love trying out new products and this Little Heartbeats breathing and heartbeat soother from Summer Infant is one of our latest ones. It’s been ideal for soothing baby dottie as she’s been suffering from colic and reflux. The Little Heartbeats Bunny Soother is supposed to imitate the sound of mums heartbeat so the baby feels close and comforted. Baby…

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Can Mattress Like Simba or Emma Improve Your Sleep?

Over the years, if there’s one thing research has yielded in the sleep industry is, how to enjoy better quality and more satisfying sleeping experience. With the use of technology and scientific backing, companies have succeeded in producing high quality mattresses. They are designed to complement our various sleep preferences and needs. Two such brands are Simba and Emma. They…

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Blog Tour: The Girl in the Pink Raincoat Review and Giveaway

Today it’s my turn on the blog tour for The Girl in the Pink Raincoat by Alrene Hughes. I’m hosting a review and giveaway of this wartime saga set in Manchester in a raincoat factory. Book Description When a factory girl and a Jewish businessman fall in love it seems that the whole world is against them. Manchester, 1939. On…

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Terminating Terrible Pain Caused by Dental Issues

A few weeks back I had to have my top right wisdom tooth pulled out. The pain was excruciating and gave me really bad headaches. I wish I knew then what I knew now in how to control the pain while getting a dentist’s appointment. Agony Aunts Although pain is our brain’s way of protecting us from further damage or…

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4 Widely-Recognized Hearing Aid Brands, You’re Going to Love

Hearing loss doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t matter whether you’re old or young, an employee or retired, or anyone else, you can be affected by hearing loss at any point in your life. In fact, more than 48 million Americans have reported some degree of hearing loss in their lifetime, according to the site Healthy Hearing. One of the most common…

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