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Christmas Gift Guide 2014 – Family Fun with Board Games

Christmas is a time for family evenings and snuggles on the sofa. So, what do you do on those evenings? Last year we played board games; Monopoly, Game of Life, Caption It, Lego Creationary to name a few that we played. Each game was in the Christmas present pile. So which games should be on […] Read more…

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Christmas Gift Guide 2014 – Whimsy Wood (Giveaway)

The Greatest Gift is a passion for reading. Elizabeth Hardwick The next edition of the Christmas Gift Guide 2014 is here. Here are another set of books that are just perfect for your 4-12 year old’s present pile this Christmas. Whimsy Wood, written by Sarah Hill, is a series based in a woodland setting called […] Read more…

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Saying Goodbye

My children keep reminding me that it is Halloween on Friday. I am aware of this and I have planned something exciting for the evening but I have to get through the day first. 13 days ago, we received the news we expected but still didn’t want. My Godmother, Mary, had finally decided she had […] Read more…

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Photo of the Week #1

This is the first time I have joined in with Photo of the Week but there is no way I could go on and not share this picture. This is by far my ‘Photo of the Week’, it may even be my photo of the year. It was taken on the spur of the moment.  […] Read more…

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Christmas Gift Guide – Create the Perfect Hamper

I like preparing hampers full of goodies for my family members at Christmas time.  They don’t have to be anything hugely special; everyday items such as coffee, sugar, tea bags, juice are generally gratefully received.  A large part of this year’s gift guide will focus on creating the perfect hamper.  With 3 hampers to make […] Read more…

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Christmas Gift Guide 2014 – Give the Gift of Education this Christmas

Christmas gifts often turn into things that will never be used (own up who still has that bottle of perfume unopened on the shelf?).  So why not give the gift of education this year? Here are two gifts that can benefit whoever they are given to. One is suitable for anyone from 9-99 years old […] Read more…

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Organix No Junk Challenge – Halloween Sweet Pumpkin Muffins

With Halloween less than a week away, I’m already starting to have palpitations about the copious amount of sugar and E numbers my children are inevitably going to consume. I am among the 97% of parents who believe that the food industry takes advantage of Halloween, selling foods that are loaded with artificial colours, flavourings […] Read more…

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