The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sainsbury’s Babywear Range

One of my very favourite books as a young child was The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. It’s fun, bright, colourful and a classic story that time will never forget.

Did you know that a copy is sold every 15 seconds? Over 44 million copies have been sold worldwide.

When we were asked to share our thoughts on The Very Hungry Caterpillar babywear range on sale at Sainsbury’s it was something I couldn’t turn down. I want to share this much celebrated book with my daughters and this gorgeous range of clothes and items.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar babywear range from Sainsburys

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Blog Tour – The Guernsey Novels: Finding Mother

Today I’m on the blog tour for one of the Guernsey Novels: Finding Mother by Anne Allen. I have really enjoyed getting into this book. A different genre from my normal crime thrillers. Finding Mother is book #2 in The Guernsey Novels which are all standalone books. All of them have a link to the German Occupation during World War 2.

Finding MotherThe Guernsey novels

 

Book Description

Prepare to be swept away by a heart-warming tale of family relationships and love

Three women. Three generations. Sacrifices for love…

Who is she really? Nicole is about to find out as she searches for her real mother; the woman who gave her away at birth. With her marriage in tatters, she sets out from England: travelling to Spain, Jersey and Guernsey before the extraordinary story of her real family is finally revealed.

Nicole becomes an unwitting catalyst for change in the family. Two women are forced to reveal long-buried secrets. One going back as far as the Second World War. Lives are transformed as choices have to be made and the past laid to rest…

This contemporary romantic drama is the second of The Guernsey Novels, a series of stand-alone books by the award-winning author Anne Allen.

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Which Style of Socks is Best Suited to You?

Socks are one piece of your attire you might not put much thought into. In fact, it may be one of the number one things you go a little cheap on in your wardrobe. However, finding the right socks for your lifestyle and situation takes a few steps, and it’s worth putting the time to do so.

There are a few factors to consider. For one, how active are you? What issues do you have with your feet? Do you have a high arch? General questions like these about your feet and lifestyle are the key to finding the right socks. If you’re more on the active side, then getting a pair of soft flight compression socks can be a fantastic choice.

Utilitarian or Stylish: Which Style of Socks is Best Suited to You?

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#LuckyLinky Week 61

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 61.

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 61

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!


Animal Alphabet Fun Book Review and Giveaway

Everyday we go through the numbers with baby girl. She can now count up to 10 no problem at 2 years and 3 months, but the alphabet no so much. So this is our next project to learn all about letters and phonics. I’m always on the lookout for different books to entertain baby girl and we came across this Animal Alphabet Fun Book by Susan Thomas. From the publishers at Austin Macauley.

Animal Alphabet Fun Book

Book Description

Animal Alphabet Fun Book is a fun and interactive learning experience for your child. Each letter has a 4 line rhyme with full colour pictures. Give your child the best head start in learning their ABC’s.

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Baby Diaries #3 – Second Time Around

I never knew having a second baby would be so hard. In fact it’s one of the hardest things I’ve ever attempted in my life. Being up by night then not having the chance by day to nap like first time around is a struggle. Running around after a toddler who has endless energy is hard.

Baby Diaries #3 - Second Time Around (1)

I always thought I would be able to cope, but I haven’t. This is extremely hard for me to admit, but I’ve needed help. I’m lucky that my mother in law just lives across the road and is always on hand to take baby girl outside for a walk or just to play in the garden so I can have some rest bite. Even if it’s just to watch Grey’s Anatomy!

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