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Swim like a superhero with Zoggs and the new DC Superhero Collection

We are swimming fans in our house. I have always loved swimming, and the tween swims regularly both for her school team and also as part of a local swim club. My boy took a lot longer to learn to

Adding a bit of sparkle to a proposal…?

The husband and I got engaged, almost 17 years ago, in fact our “anniversary” is the 5th November. It seems like such a long time ago, we have grown up (and certainly older) together, since that day, when we were

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Well-being shopping made easy with Chemist4U

 I am going to let you in on a little secret. I don’t actually enjoy shopping. I do it because, well, frankly, I have to. I am a busy working mum, and finding time to do the more mundane shopping

Creative Ways To Say ‘Thank You’

‘Thank you’ is a part of everyday vocabulary. You say it when someone keeps a door open for you or makes you a cup of tea and probably leaves your mouth more times than you realise. It will also be

My kids have been bored this summer, and I am ok with that!

It has been a long summer break, for us. Longer than normal, due to our school being rebuilt and giving us extra weeks at the beginning and end of the holidays. 8 weeks in total. In some ways it’s been

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We love pretty things – A giveaway with PomPoms & Pretty Things…

I love social media. It’s been such a fabulous way for me to connect with some amazing bloggers and brands, and I have got to know some really lovely people through Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  I first came across PomPoms

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Celebrating our blog birthday with a unicorn giveaway… 

The Mad House of Cats & Babies is 6 years old! We’ve been sharing our journey from when my small boy stopped sleeping and I needed a place to just get the stresses of motherhood off my chest to a

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Our week that was in photos…

We haven’t done a weekly photo update for a good while, for some reason, I got overwhelmed and stopped them, but they are back and you can find out what we have been up to, it’s usually slightly crazy, and

My Sunday Photo 

My small son took & chose this one for today’s post. Can you see what he spotted?  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

Look after your pets in this heatwave 

You can’t fail to miss, if you are in the UK, that we are in the middle of a heatwave. It’s hot, it’s sunny, people are being warned to take care and look after themselves in the heat, use commmon

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