Living Arrows 26/53 (2018)

Welcome back to our little weekly round-up of Living Arrows 26/53 (2018). I’m enjoying getting into the routine of sharing a little bit of our life and how my gorgeous 2 year old is growing away so fast along with the new baby!

You can catch up on my last post here: Living Arrows 25/53.

The idea behind Living Arrows is to celebrate childhood. It’s name is taken from a poem by Kahlil Gibran,

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

Living Arrows 26/53 (2018)

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Night Sky Star Map Review

Next month sees our 5th wedding anniversary. So when Modern Map Art got in touch asking if we wanted to review a night sky star map I thought it would be ideal as a gift to us for celebrating 5 years of married life.

I’m a bit of a star geek and love the night sky. Stars are wonderful to gaze at on a clear night and I’m always looking for the constellations I know. What’s your favourite constellation? I’ve always been a fan of the plough as it was the first one I found myself as a kid.

Night Sky Star Map Review

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A Canvas for our Family Wall with My-Picture.co.uk

Having another baby and becoming a family of four means we are having to update our family wall of pictures and photos. This wall is going up the stairs in our new house. It’s full of memories of our wedding 5 years ago and pictures of baby girl throughout her first year.

When My-Picture.co.uk got in touch to try out their canvas designing business, it was an ideal time to add a picture of our two girls. My husband caught this shot of them the other week and it’s my favourite, so I knew it was the one to be turned into a canvas for the family wall.

Designing a canvas for our family wall with My-Picture.co.uk

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MOT and Summer Car Check Tips

The Summer holidays are here. The weather is hot and sunny and the days long. If you are thinking of taking advantage of these hot days and taking a driving holiday, whether it be in the UK or driving across the channel abroad your car needs to be in tip top condition. Did you know that in the Summer, the heat can cause extra stress on your car? In fact you can be so busy packing for the holiday that care for your car may be taken for granted. Having a regular MOT on your car can prevent unnecessary costs and give you a piece of mind as well of course it being the law!

MOT & Summer Car Check Tips (1)

Here are a few MOT and Summer car check tips to keep you and your family safe this Summer as well as other road users:

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#LuckyLinky Week 64

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 64.

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 64

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!


Fun Bath Toys from Escabbo

Bathtime in our house is great fun. Baby girl loves nothing but getting in the bath with her toys and playing in the bubbles. In fact she won’t get out until the water is cold! This past week we combined playing in the bath with the toys we got sent from Escabbo with the new Child’s Farm products.

Escabbo bath toys

Childs Farm have these gorgeous new products out that smell amazing! The blueberry and mango bubble bath smells good enough to eat!

childs farm bath products

Now we have baby dottie as well we bath them both at the same time. It does take both me and my husband to get it all done. I don’t know how single parents get bathtime done with more than one! You have my respect!

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