Deja-Vu? 15 Movies given a Christmas24 holiday makeover

You may or may not know that I am a massive fan of Christmas24. If you’ve been hiding under a pile of tinsel you’ll know this is the digital Movies 24 channel that shows back-to-back films all day, every day. I understand for some people the thought of a constant stream of festive films is like hell on earth. But, for me it is heaven on Christmasland. I admit I’ve been watching a lot of Christmas24  – and believe me I haven’t been sat on the sofa…

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The perfect multi-generation holiday in Cornwall with St Mawes Retreats

  Cornwall has always been a big part of my life. When Mr VIB and I got together his parents retired there so it has been somewhere we have visited many times – and more often than not we have made the family visit into a holiday too. When the lovely Amanda Selby from St Mawes Retreats got in touch and offered us a stay in one of the five luxury holiday houses in her portfolio we figured this was a great way…

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My 10 Holiday must-haves & the #MarkWarnerMum Family Ambassador Programme

I think I was about 9 or 10 when I first went abroad on holiday in the mid-eighties. My dad and step-mum had told my step-brother and I we were going fishing in Devon or some such. Anyway, as you can I imagine we weren’t very excited and when my mum packed my case full of sun-dresses (I remember especially these 2 polka-dot jersey dresses which I loved – anyway I digress!) And, I was like any moody pre-teen grumbling ‘I…

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Timeless TV – Watching the Teletubbies the second time around!

I have a bit of a thing for nostalgic TV.  And, whenever possible I try to encourage Miss Marnie to watch shows I had watched as a child too. She has taken to some of them and some she loses interest in quite quickly. One show though that has caught her attention – and more importantly she engages with is the Teletubbies.  It started when we were invited to the premiere of the new series re-launch late last year and she…

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8 Mini fashionista buys inspired by Paris Fashion Week

PICT: FreePix Just getting your head round the Spring trends? Well the fashion world has moved on and showcasing  the Autumn 2016 trends. To kick off Fashion Week it always begins in New York, followed by London and Milan and it always ends in Paris. Until we know when trends the designers have in store for us I thought I would celebrate with a little kids round-up of all things…yep, Parisian. From croissants to stripe tops and Coco Chanel to the Eiffel…

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