Fancy joining an online gym?

mum workout

We all know we need to exercise. For some people it’s a real chore and not something that is enjoyable. For others it’s the opposite, it’s something that makes us feel good. I love exercise, my problem with it, like many parents, is time, or lack of it to be precise. I used to be […]

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Beautiful fragrances for busy mums

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Do certain scents and smells remind you of things, places, moments, even special people in your life? Scents can be really powerful I think in transporting us back to a moment or reminding us of someone or something. Old Spice reminds me of one of my grandfathers; the iconic Channel No. 5 reminds me of […]

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The Magic of Santa

magic santa

Hands up who loves Christmas? You are probably thinking that it’s only October, why is she talking about Christmas? Christmas needs to be planned for though doesn’t it, especially with a family, as Christmas is an expensive time. Whilst it’s not always about giving expensive gifts, for me it is about creating and maintaining the […]

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Birthday cakes

gruffalo cake

With all four children’s birthdays between May and September I feel as if I spend around half the year planning and then making birthday cakes. I normally ask the children what sort of cake they would like and ‘who’ they would like on their cake. Of course, when they come up with something really intricate […]

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Father’s Day

Father's Day

It’s that time of year again when Father’s Day is fast approaching and you might be wondering what you are going to buy. The shops are full with chocolates, cups, mugs, socks and ties with “World’s Greatest Dad”, “Best Dad Ever” and so on, but we can do better than that can’t we? I’m not a […]

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