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Christmas Traditions and the continuing magic of The Snowman

December is just around the corner – OK, its tomorrow and I’ve still not finished (started!) with my massive Christmas list. But, it all gets done right? The tree needs to come out from the loft, the cards need to…

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Getting ready for Christmas shopping with John Lewis

OK, I know its not December yet but, what can I say Christmas seems to come round earlier and earlier and being prepared early for the big day can never be a bad thing – can it? Especially when John Lewis…

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Happy playtimes with Chad Valley { & Giveaway}

When looking for toys for Miss Marnie I want them to be classic, creative and to fuel her imagination. I want her to want to play with them rather than open them and discard them quicker than we can get…

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What I’ve learned in my first term as a …

It’s official I am now a school mum. I wrote a little here about my thoughts about this but now a whole term has passed, we’ve now had our first half term and in the main we have made it…

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10 Classic Spook-tacular Halloween books for kids

Get ready for Halloween with these not-to-scary books for the little ones… Funnybones by Janet & Allan Ahlberg £5.24 – A Classic. I had this as a child and recently found a copy in our local charity shop. This is the…

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Let’s play with My Little Pony

At this time of year when I was young I loved nothing better than getting home from school, getting into my pyjamas and playing with my toys – I was a child of the late seventies/early eighties so would have…

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20 Kids party etiquette tips for throwing a successful birthday bash

  I was warned about the constant party invites that would start coming through as Miss M started pre-school – and no doubt with many, many more to come now she has started school. The hundred or so that we…

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Back to School essentials for… mum’s

I am officially about to become a school mum. As Miss Marnie starts school in September. I feel like I have been avoiding and planning for this day for a long time. And, from the moment I had to fill…

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Last minute back to school uniform shopping with Debenhams

Kids back to school next week? or, like us starting school? I can’t believe I am now writing back to school posts as it’s actually happening to us rather than just in my shopping round-ups. Most of Miss Marnie’s uniform…

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Back to school shoe shopping with Marks & Spencer

September sees Miss Marnie starting school. I actually cannot believe I am writing this – it all seems to have gone so fast. I started this blog when she was a year old and now my baby is heading to…

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Welcome to #mamamondays… Korres Greek beauty, Little Lulubel party shop & …

Welcome to  #mamamondays.  Here I try to include anything that is making us happy – and hopefully you too – even though it’s a Monday. And, I have to say it really is making me try to make the most…

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