Chambers & Co Skin Care Review

A few weeks back I was asked if I would like to review some products from Chambers & CoI had a little browse over their website and discovered that they produce quite a few different products across their range.

I chose to review 3 products from the skin care range. They also have a leather and pet care range.

Chambers & Co the business started in 2015 by an ordinary family who discovered that their toddler had tolerances to a number of food groups and additives when he was small in 2005. This gave them an interest in everyday products like skin care and cleaning. So over the years in between they researched and learned that by using fresh, natural ingredients and by formulating they came up with the products they sell today.

Chambers & Co - Skin Care products review - Rachel Bustin

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Tips on a Healthy Kids Lunch with Hartley’s Your Lunchbox

Although baby girl is not old enough for her kids lunch just yet, I have been thinking up tips on a healthy kids lunch for my nephew who will be heading into year 1 in September to pass over to my sister. He is a picky eater and loves cheese!

With back to school is on the horizon  Hartley’s set us on a challenge to come up with healthy tips and ideas for kid’s lunch boxes. 

Tips on a Healthy Kids Lunch with Hartleys Your Lunch Challenge - Rachel Bustin

Hartley’s jelly pots are championing a campaign called Hartley’s Your Lunchbox. It’s all about helping parents create brilliant lunches and collecting an exclusive lunchbox through its collector scheme.

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Book Review: What I Couldn’t Tell You by Faye Bird

I’m a big kid at times and love to read young adult books. I found the front cover fascinating on What I Couldn’t Tell You by Faye Bird. It’s compelling, dark and mysterious. Totally right up my street!

So when I was asked to join the blog tour organised by Faye Rogers to read and review What I couldn’t tell  you, I couldn’t say no.

What I Couldn't Tell You by Faye Bird front cover

Book Description

When love turns to jealousy, when jealousy turns to rage, when rage turns to destruction…

Laura was head over heels in love with Joe. But now Laura lies in a coma and Joe has gone missing. Was he the one who attacked her?

Laura’s sister Tessie is selectively mute. She can’t talk but she can listen. And as people tell her their secrets, she thinks she’s getting close to understanding what happened on that fateful night.

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New Mum Stories: Bridie by the Sea

This weeks New Mum Stories guest poster is Bridie from Bridie By The Sea. Bridie tells us about how becoming a mum has changed her.

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Over to you Bridie

When my little girl was five weeks old, I was struck by a defining moment in my life as as Mum. It was almost as if something was tapping me on the shoulder, urging me to take notice. I had a chance cup of tea alone with my sister-in-law and she asked the best questions I had been asked since the birth.

What’s it like now not working? Do you miss living in London? Did you know what to do straight away?

As she asked me these questions, genuinely wanting to know, I realised how rare this was. And then it hit me. For 5 weeks everyone had been asking the same things: Have you recovered yet? How’s her sleep? Above all, I realised that these ponderings hadn’t even entered my mind. And as we had a chat about it, I sighed with relief that someone actually cared how I was feeling. Someone actually acknowledged me before telling me how beautiful my baby was.

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Kids: 7 Amazing Ideas For A Themed Bedroom

When it comes to decorating your child’s bedroom, it can be fun to consider a theme. Maybe they like space, or perhaps they love everything pink. Whatever their preferences, you can create an incredible space that reflects their personality. Here are some ideas when considering a themed bedroom.

Themed Bedroom ideas for Kids - Rachel Bustin

Image from Flickr

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What can you do to increase the value of your home?

Next year we are buying a new house, so we need to increase the value of our current home ready for selling early next year. Our new house will be much more child friendly than the current one. Plus it will have a decent garden not a slope out the back which we have now.

One idea that we are going to do is to tidy up the garden and make it more people-friendly.

You can check out my Youtube video below if you want to see our current back garden/slope!

My Garden https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ywwf6d3L9gg

I have been browsing the web on ideas how to increase the value of a home

Increase the value of your home - bathroom renovations

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