Can A Woman Have It All?

*This is a guest post from Liberty over at Liberty on the Lighter Side

Can a woman have it all?

I don’t believe so. Assuming that is, that HAVING IT ALL means to have a successful career while simultaneously raising your children, with no other child care (no crèche, no nanny, no au pair, no granny). There simply isn’t enough time in the day! You can ask any new mum and they will not remember when the last time was that they shaved their legs or had a shower or drank a cup of tea while it was hot. There’s just no time for little luxuries like those. Let alone a booming successful business!

Liberty on the lighter side - can a woman have it all?

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#LuckyLinky Week 56

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 56.

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 56

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


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#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!


Old El Paso Gluten Free Fajita Kit Review and Giveaway

With the weather turning for the better now BBQ season is here. So outdoor eating with friends and family is the known thing to do. We have lots of wet cold weather here in the UK therefore every bit of sun we get we appreciate it. As well as your usual BBQ food like burgers and sausages, we like to do salads and fajitas also. When we were asked to try out the new gluten free fajita kits from Old El Paso, I thought it would be ideal to see what they are like before we get our BBQ out and invite friends around.

Old El Paso Chicken Fajita Kit - Gluten Free

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5 Healthy Foods Every Kitchen Should Always Have In Stock

*This is a guest post from Petra Kravos a healthy lifestyle blogger over at Be Healthy Now on what healthy foods every kitchen needs.

I’m sure there are a lot of families out there who want to start eating healthier but have no idea where to begin. It’s a lot easier said than done especially because family life can be really busy and hectic. But it is possible, you just need to start buying the right kind of foods which you can use for creating quick and healthy meals from scratch.

Are you wondering what those foods are? Here is what you should consider stocking up on:

  1. Porridge Oats

Oats are a nutritious and fantastic way to start the day – a gluten-free whole grain with a lot of vitamins, fibre, and minerals that fills you up.

Porridge oats are easy to make and are not only known to lower cholesterol levels but they can even improve your blood sugar control. Kids will also benefit from this breakfast staple, as it’s filling and will give them a ton of energy.

So for a healthy start of the day always have porridge oats in stock. I recommend that you add fruits and seeds to them to make them extra flavourful and nutritious.

Healthy Foods - Porridge oats

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Toy Review: Kinetic Rock 3 In 1 Loader

My daughter is a tom boy, she would rather be outside playing in the muddy puddles than inside playing with her girly toys. So when we were asked to look at the Kinetic Rock 3 in 1 Loader toy set it was very appealing. In fact her aunt is a geologist and has always been fascinated with rocks so I’m not surprised she’s the same.

Kinetic Rock 3 in 1 Loader

I love the idea around the Kinetic Sand sister product, no mess, but still lots of fun and great for indoor play. The Kinetic Rock looks just the same. In fact it’s made from actual natural rock that sticks together. It can be moulded, crushed and packed together to build lots of 3D creative possibilities. I love the feel of the rock and my daughter did as well!

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Our Four Favourite Books on Sharing (for Siblings Who Don’t Share)

*This is a guest post from Petra over at A Mum Reviews on their four favourite books on sharing.

Back in autumn last year, my two daughters suddenly reached a stage where sharing became difficult. My eldest was nearly four years old at the time and my youngest one and a half years. They started bickering over most things and it was especially difficult for my eldest to share.

Books are a great way to start talking to your children about important topics and to show them different situations that might help them think about how they act in their own lives. I went online and started browsing for books about sharing – for siblings and for sharing in general – and soon found four books that I bought.

Books on sharing

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