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Dear Facebook, no you can’t have my number but thanks for your concern for my privacy…


I haven’t had a rant about Facebook for a while so here you go…This is of course, tongue in cheek 😉 Dear Facebook. You want information about me. The more information I share with you, the more useful I am

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Message in a bottle – A beautiful gift!


It’s here, it’s here. The wonderful Message in A Bottle personalized children’s book we shared about earlier in the summer, has arrived! We were very excited. Me, because I have been honored to be part of the launch team helping to get the

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Fish tank therapy and caring for fish as pets, in your home…


The children and I recently had a fun morning out, visiting a place where Tetra, the fish and aquatics specialists, were hosting and sharing about fish, how to keep them properly, to help us learn about different breeds of fish,

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Making children take responsibilty for their pets?


I feel like I run a mini zoo, and no I am not talking about the children in our household but the pets… We currently have  a hamster, two cats, and two rabbits. The snail and the rabbits are “the

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Thinking ahead – planning a stress free holiday season…


September rolled in quickly a few weeks ago and just like that, we are in the last quarter of the year. This means that another year is creeping fast into us, and that Christmas and all the holiday cheer (and

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A different kind of watch…


I am a person that likes things that are just that little bit different. Something that stands out from the crowd, that is special and unusual. So, it’s safe to say that wearing a watch that’s made of wood, does

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When I need to organise things to be done, Bidvine comes in very handy


I am a busy working mum, with a lot of things to juggle and organise, so making sure things actually do get done, on time and properly is important to me. When I need something like gardening services, or to

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Don’t ever say “you need to get over it”…


This week is Post and Pre Natal Depression and Anxiety awareness week. You can read more about PANDAS here When someone you love or know is struggling with post natal or pre natal depression or anxiety, it can be hard

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Christmas shopping already? The best reasons to start early…


If you’re a parent, getting organised in the run-up to Christmas can be a bit of a mission. With presents to buy and family to see, you may feel like you’re controlling a military operation. If you’ve been shopping in

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Kidi Superstar – now kids can be a popstar at home!


If you have a little one that LOVES singing, dancing and making music, and wants to be a superstar, then the Kidi Superstar from Vtech is right up their street.  “VTech’s new Kidi Super Star karaoke microphone and stand uses

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