Things I Love

I am a shopaholic. I have been, ever since I had pocket money, and I love a bargain. I don’t know if it’s my Yorkshire roots, but I hate paying full price for anything, so I am queen of cashback and voucher codes. This is a collection of the lovely things I have found online, or in the shops, or lovely experiences my family or I have enjoyed.

A Festive Feast at Paris House Restaurant, Woburn

Sometimes, my blog gives me the opportunity to try something really special, that I wouldn’t get to do ordinarily. Last week, I had the most…

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A Sneak Peek Inside the Refurbished Black Horse Pub and Restaurant

This week, I was lucky enough to be one of the first to see inside the newly refurbished Black Horse Pub in Great Linford. They…

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A Magical Sleepover with Teepee Parties

Once upon a time there were two little girls, who were desperate to have a sleepover in a tent. Their dad put up their old,…

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Our Family-Friendly Stay at Trevornick, Newquay, Cornwall

Cornwall. It’s easily our favourite British holiday destination. In fact, I think we’ve been there virtually every year since we got married! Normally we head…

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Book Review: She Persisted Around The World by Chelsea Clinton

Being the mum to two girls, I am doing all I can to educate them about women’s rights. This includes the struggles they have had…

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A Touch of Magic with My Fairy Garden

Like a lot of five and seven year olds I know, my girls are borderline obsessed with and all things magical. They claim not to…

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Ease Back Pain with Naipo Electric Massagers

Contains affiliate links. Do you suffer from back pain? Long hours hunched over keyboards and phones, and long commutes mean back pain is a real…

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A Sustainable Tote Bag, That’s Made of Paper: My Paper Tote

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you’ll know I am trying to make more conscious choices. That means choosing chemical-free, eco-friendly beauty products, and trying…

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Starting Our David Lloyd Wellness Journey

Now that Thea’s started school full time (and loving it, fortunately!) I have more time to myself. But what should I do with it? Keeping on…

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Unleashing the Power of One! Small Business Must Have

As a small business owner, I have found the summer holidays rather challenging. Can you relate? Ryan has taken some time off to look after…

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Lunch and Fun at The Giffard Park in Milton Keynes

We love taking Ava and Thea out to eat and they have developed a taste for pub lunches recently. Mainly the puddings. A couple of…

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Lee Stafford Curl Your Heart Out Cone Curling Wand

My hair has always been more or less poker straight, but that’s never stopped me wanting curls! I have tried all sorts of gizmos in…

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Keeping Track of Essentials with Xupo Bluetooth Tracker

I don’t know how many times a day I misplace my keys or phone. I don’t know if it’s my age, or the lack of…

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Helping Welcome a Syrian Refugee Family to Milton Keynes

I’ve been watching the news about the awful situation in Syria, and it’s made me feel so helpless. Apart from donating to the big charities…

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