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How to Save Money on Your Child’s Birthday Party Without Making Sacrifices

As parents, we want to give our kids the best of everything – the latest clothes, the coolest toys, memorable vacations, and totally over-the-top amazing birthday parties. The problem is that our budgets don’t always match up with our plans

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 Turning tears into smiles with Elastoplast. 

As a parent, you know that bumps and scrapes happen, and sometimes there is nothing you can do to stop that. But of course, no matter how it happens, your children look to you to make it all better! A

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Amazing U.S. Family Vacation Ideas

TThoughts of family travel don’t need to drift too far away from home. You should definitely consider taking your family on a vacation that lets them see more from a cultural perspective, but this doesn’t mean you need to go

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My Sunday Photo 

One day this boy will have a dog. A golden retriever would be our first choice…  With thanks to the lovely teams at Pet Show Live in London, who let us meet some lovely dogs and made this boy VERY

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Animal fun at Pet Show Live London…

We are huge animal lovers in this house so a trip to Pet Show Live in London to see all sorts of animals is something right up our street.  A trip on the train across town and an afternoon spent

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Stuff we love – April 

Welcome to our monthly installment of stuff we love. Things we have liked and want to share about. There are no affiliate links, any links are simply because we think you may want to go and see for yourselves… It’s

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No Make Up May… 

I’m going to let you in on a little secret… I own a fair bit of make up but I hate wearing it! There, I said it.  I wear it when I have to, for special occasions or work events,

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16 years…

That’s the lifespan of a human growing into adulthood, almost.  Today, the husband and I have been married, properly, for 16 years. We got officially married two weeks earlier but our church wedding came later, due to life being crazy,

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My Sunday Photo 

Lunch anyone? When in France… 😉 Please do not copy my work, or use my photos. Thanks © 2017 karen reekieAll Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Read OnlyLicense Summary:You may read the original content in the context in which it is published (at this web address). No other copying

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Sometimes a hug from mum is all you need… tweens, teens and beyond!

Moving into the world of being a tweenager and teenager is fun but also can be challenging. Emotions, physical changes, changing relationships. They come with ups and downs. Sometimes the downs can feel a lot more than the ups.  Sometimes

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