Children’s party fun with Party Teddies – review and GIVEAWAY!

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 Collaborative post If you’re looking for a fun and different activity for your child’s birthday party, or even just a fuss free creative activity to do with them on a rainy day, then Party Teddies might be just what you’re looking for. Party Teddies lets you host a build your own bear party from the comfort of your own home … Read More

KAYA mother & daughter jewellery – review & GIVEAWAY!

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Collaborative post The postlady delivered a parcel the other day which I was very excited to receive. I opened it to find two beautiful pink floral pouches, and two silver polishing cloths from KAYA Jewellery.   Giving Back Two things really struck me about KAYA jewellery during my research when they first contacted me. Firstly that a huge part of … Read More

BlogCrush week 54 – 23rd February 2018

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Collaborative post Welcome to #BlogCrush week 54! It’s my gorgeous baby girl’s 3rd birthday this week and we’re hosting not one, but TWO birthday parties this weekend. Depending on when you’re reading this, I’m probably either frantically tidying and prepping food, pouring drinks like the pro hostess I like to think I am, or tidying up the carnage after small … Read More

Mums who can’t bake – do it anyway!

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Hi, I’m Alice, and I’m a mum who can’t bake. In fact, many of my kitchen pursuits end up in disaster. In my repertoire so far I have ‘pasta bake soup’, ‘lasagna crisps’, ‘biscuit cake’, and ‘so mustardy it causes physical pain stroganoff’. But you know what? I do it anyway. Now I have a daughter, I bake and cook … Read More

BlogCrush week 53 – 16th February 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 53! It’s our 1 Year Anniversary baby!!! Did we mention Blog Crush has been going for one whole year?! In celebration, we’re super excited to open the Blog Crush 1 year anniversary giveaway PLUS an extra prize will go to the most featured BlogCrush-er! Both competitions are open from NOW until Saturday 11th March. Full T&Cs at the end … Read More

Dear Daughter: A Valentine’s poem for my baby bear

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Dear Daughter, I was thinking about what to write for a Valentine’s day post. Since I publish every Wednesday, and V-Day happens to fall on a Wednesday this year, I couldn’t ignore it! The gift guides aren’t really my thing since daddy and I don’t usually bother. We tend to get cheesy chips from Folkestone kebab each year so I don’t … Read More

BlogCrush week 52 – 9th February 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 52! Next week it will be the #BlogCrush linky’s ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!! If you haven’t heard already, we’re running an exclusive giveaway open only to bloggers who have linked up to #BlogCrush at some point during the last year. Since we have such a mixed bag of bloggers in our #BlogCrush crew, we’ve got a mixed bag of prizes too! … Read More

Why happy mum, happy child isn’t as simple as it seems

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Happy mum, happy child. We’ve all heard it a hundred times… that we need to take care of ourselves if we want to effectively take care of our children. And I agree… to a degree. But there’s something about the blanket statement that makes me feel a little uneasy. Like the ‘breast is best‘ mantra that seems innocent enough at first glance, … Read More

Pottery painting at Mudpie with a toddler

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I took Dee pottery painting for the first time last Saturday. I’d been meaning to take her for ages and finally got round to it on a cold, windy January morning – perfect for indoor activities and hot chocolate! Mudpie is a beautiful, family run pottery and craft studio in Folkestone, Kent with a calm, clean, kitsch vibe. It’s a beautiful … Read More

BlogCrush week 51 – 2nd February 2018

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Rise and shine, it’s #BlogCrush time! Thanks for popping along to join us! I’m handing over to Wendy to co-host with Lucy as it’s the first Friday of the month so please visit their posts to join the link up and I’ll be back next week: Lucy at Home – BlogCrush week 51 Naptime Natter – BlogCrush week 51