#LuckyLinky Week 80

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 80. 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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Picture Books for Kids by Tate Publishing

We all love picture books. It’s how we all got started into the bookish world. Now if you are an art lover also you really are in for a treat with these stunning books from Tate Publishing. I’m pretty sure many of you have heard of the Tate art galleries. I’m lucky to live close by to the Tate down…

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Ideas for Expensive and Attractive Kitchen Countertops

Arguably the most essential feature of a kitchen’s appearance and functionality is the countertops. Whether remodelling the space or looking to upgrade the existing one, nothing says more about the quality of the kitchen than the type of material used for the countertop. While some of us may remember the unsightly laminate and formica countertops of the 1960’s and 70’s,…

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Early Years, what’s the best way?

This question is probably the biggest and most debated in the world. Yet it is an important one, as the way we choose to teach our children can influence the way they develop – both emotionally and academically. That is why, if you are genuinely interested in pursuing a career within the educational sector, it is essential that you know…

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Stationery Lovers Christmas Gift Guide

I know there are a lot of us stationery lovers out there, so this Christmas gift guide is for you. For as long as I can remember I’ve loved all stationery. I have vast pots of every pen you can think of from a lot of places around the world. Including a pen from Utah that’s shaped like the US…

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Top Tips – What To Grow In Winter Vegetable Garden

Growing your own vegetables is not only cheaper, it’s a great hobby that gets you in the fresh air, and healthy for the whole family. But at this time of year it’s tricky to know what to plant and grow or even if you can vegetables. So for today’s post on top tips I’m sharing with you what to grow…

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Blog Tour – A Gift From Woolworths by Elaine Everest

Last year I was lucky enough to have the chance to read Christmas at Woolworths by Elaine Everest. Now I’m back having read her latest book – A Gift From Woolworths. Like it’s predecessor, A Gift From Woolworths is one of those festive curl up on the sofa with a hot chocolate reads. Before I share my review, here is…

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Blog Tour – The Soldier’s Girl by Sharon Maas

I love getting stuck into a good book, I don’t have as much time as I like to read. But when I do I pick my reads carefully. My latest one is The Soldier’s Girl by Sharon Maas. In fact I’m pleased to say I’m on the blog tour and today is my stop. As always I like to share…

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#LuckyLinky Week 79

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 79. 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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What We Have Enjoyed In October

October was gone in a flash. I now have a 6 month old and a 32 month old on my hands. Weaning began, the whole house has had numerous colds. the baby had an ear infection. We went on some gorgeous Autumn walks around where we live, attended pumpkin and Halloween parties. October was just a busy month for us.…

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The Range Of Change: Can We Pick Up Our Career Where We Left Off, Post Baby?

For every mother out there, there can be a lot of trepidation if you take time off to have children. For those parents on maternity leave, this can cause anxiety, but for those mothers that have actively stopped their life and left their career to focus on raising their children, but are now at the point where it’s time to…

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Tips On How To Overcome The Winter Blues

The clocks went back an hour at the weekend, and this brought darker evenings. Along with Winter comes the Winter blues, which is also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). It can affect people of any age, including children. Symptoms of SAD are similar to other forms of depression, including feelings of hopelessness, lack of concentration, and social withdrawal. Other signs of the…

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Witch way will you die? Quiz reveals whether you’d survive the Witch Trials

Inspired by the Witch Trials around the world such as the Salem Witch Trials and the Bideford Witch Trials – the last known site for hanging for witchcraft in England, a new interactive test discovers whether you’d actually survive the trials and what your punishment would be. Extensive historical research of the traits that led people to be identified as witches, and accounts…

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