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How To Decorate for a Magical Easter

Christmas decorations are compulsory but when it comes to the second most important celebration in the calendar, Easter - it is deemed optional. Well, it is for me! That was until I decided to step up the job of creating core memories (nothing like…

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10 World Book Day Ideas To Save Time & Money

With three kids who are all involved in World Book Day this year, there is no skirting around the subject and fobbing them off in something that I thought about at 7.05 that morning (i.e. like the last 4 years). There needs to…

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Take The Chore & Bore Out of Party Invitations

Have you noticed how each class or school send children's party invitations? There are three different groups. Some flick the date out on whatssapp (my worst - umm hello, I have lost the date before I can say 'another whatssapp group'), loads use an…

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Up Close with Marina Fogle

When I was first pregnant, one of my first missions was to decide which pre natal course to do. As it wasn't obvious which to go for, I went on 3. Yes 3... hospital, private and NCT. I was certainly keen that's for sure, but…

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How To Please Everyone at Meal Times

Every family has a picky eater. Some families have a lot. Who has time to cater for everyone's likes and dislikes. I certainly don't! As our kids get older, we are eating altogether as a family more. I don't fancy cooking two…

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10 Easter Holiday Ideas For Families

With Easter falling early next year, it’s great news for skiers, though warm weather in mainland Europe will certainly be quite a gamble. So, where do you go if you fancy some sun at that time of year?…

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An Educational Christmas Outing

A visit to a castle conjures up school outings, tours of the castle room by room and if you are lucky a token whip around the hedge maze. When we were asked to visit Warwick Castle with* Joules Clothing, we decided to give it…

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Christmas Without The Panic

Is anyone else feeling the pressure and panic of Christmas and trying to get organised before the kids break up? We aren't hosting Christmas but I certainly feel I have a lot to accomplish before the official holIs anyone else feeling the pressure…