The Love Fresh Cherries Challenge

We love cherry season in our house. They are really expensive most of the year, but when in season they do become affordable. You can find them now on the shelves until mid September.

Mr B suffers from gout in his joints occasionally and was advised by his doctor to eat cherries to help prevent attacks. So they are a staple fruit in our house when in season. I love the sweet plump juicy cherry varieties.

The Love Fresh Cherries Challenge

Did you know that cherries are packed with vitamin C (100g provides 25% of the RDA of vitamin C), are a rich source of melatonin, which helps promote healthy sleep patterns, and have an abundance of antioxidants. Legend has it that you can trace the route of old Roman Roads in Britain by looking out for wild cherry trees. It has been suggested that Roman legions spat out the stones from the fruit as they marked through Britain.

Love Fresh Cherries have given us the challenge to let you know how we enjoy cherries in our house and when we enjoy them.

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Competition – Win £100 Voucher with UK Swimwear

The Summer holidays are here! So are you going anywhere nice this year? If it’s a hot destination you may want to update your swimwear wardrobe. Guess what I can help you with that!

summer holiday swimwear

I’m running a competition to win a £100 voucher in collaboration with UK Swimwear. Yes, you have the chance to win £100 to spend on your holiday wardrobe. You may be looking for a new bikini, a swimsuit or just some beachwear. Well UK Swimwear has all of that and more. They also have many different designs if you were looking for something new. Maybe you were thinking of trying a high neck swimsuit, or one with the popular animal print design. I’m pretty sure with the range available you will find a swimwear piece to suit you.

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Reviewing Stationery from Printkick

I was a little girl when I first got obsessed with stationery. That love has never gone. My older sister travels for work and always brings back a pen or two from her travels around the world. One of my favourites was a strange looking pen from Utah!

When Printkick, a business and individual promotional stationery supplier got in touch asking if I wanted to review a few items from their range, I couldn’t say no. To be honest it’s great to add some supplies to my stationery pot.

Reviewing Stationery from Printkick

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Things to Bear in Mind When Filming Your Wedding

There has been a long-held tradition with hiring a wedding photographer to take your wedding photographs – it is a great way to help you preserve your memories of your special day. However, in recent years it has become more commonplace to hire the services of a professional  videographer to also capture live footage of your wedding day either working solo to produce a stunning wedding film, or in cooperation with a wedding photographer to get the best of both worlds.

Things to Bear in Mind When Filming Your Wedding

With the advancements of modern technology, just about everyone has a powerful camera built into their smartphone, and hand-held digital video cameras are now so compact, light and powerful that they can be easily carried in a jacket pocket or small carrying case. But this doesn’t mean that the owner of these devices can be relied upon to capture your wedding and have the necessary skills to produce your wedding video and deliver something in the style that you want.

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#LuckyLinky Week 69

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 69.

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 for compers who want to find new and exciting competitions.

#LuckyLinky Week 69

The Competition Linky to get your competition more entries with NO comments required!

We run from Monday to Sunday and all bloggers are welcome to add any and all competitions they are running!

 Join Katie (MummyinaTutu) and I in a competition frenzy!

Each week we retweet your posts if you tag us in your tweet (@mummyinatutu & @rachelbustin) and will also enter each and every competition ourselves!

We will also add your post to the #LuckyLinky Competition Page over on Facebook! Please remember to put a badge on it and use the #LuckyLinky hashtag to spread the love.

Rachel Bustin


Instructions: Select all code above, copy it and paste it inside your blog post as HTML

#LuckyLinky Rules:

1. Add the #luckylinky badge to the HTML / Text portion of your post. If you need any help linking up, read the fabulous Linky Guide from Cuddle Fairy or tweet us (@mummyinatutu @rachelbustin).

2. Please do 1 entry on both hosts competitions (if we’re running any) and 1 entry on the 2 competitions after yours (if you want to do more then great!)

3. Retweet 2 competitions of your choice using #LuckyLinky (It helps if you have your twitter handle in your social sharing buttons)

4. Link a maximum of 2 competitions per week.

5. By entering the link you are agreeing to be added to the email reminder list. (You can request to be removed at any time!)

Thanks for linking up!  Katie & Rachel

P.S. Don’t forget to check out our facebook page LuckyLinky Competitions if you fancy entering a few yourself!


Hopster – Children’s Development App Review

Many young children have access to some kind of tablet. To begin with when baby girl was around 20 months old, I thought she was far too young to use a tablet. Now I can see how beneficial it was to start her at that age. She is nearly 30 months old and has learnt loads from her Amazon Fire tablet. Such as shapes, colours and fruit (she has certain favourite games!)

When Hopster asked us to have a look at their kids learning app, I thought it would be great for her to look at some different games, online books, music and shows.

Hopster kids learning app

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