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We occasionally have the pleasure of reviewing different products. From days out to clothes. If it’s something that suits the blog we will review it.

Grown out of it – a guest post

Grown out of it – a guest post

Recently I have discovered a wonderful local company called ‘Grown out of it’. A company that really impressed me with their ethos on recycling. I am delighted to share a guest post from Sharon and Michelle, explaining everything that they have done, please take a look and pop over to the website after reading, it’s such a fabulous concept. The UK based charity WRAP (The Waste and Resources Action Programme) has estimated that £140 million worth of clothing goes into…

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Treating myself – a swimming costume review for UK swimwear

Treating myself – a swimming costume review for UK swimwear

I have had my swimming costume for years and my bikinis for even longer. It’s just not a priority for me, like most of my wardrobe my costumes date back to BK (before kids). Even though my daughter has a different swimming costume for every day of the week and my son the same, I have the one staple costume that comes out for the gym and holidays. When contacted by UK swimwear I initially hesitated as I don’t generally…

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Swimming with Swimfin

Swimming with Swimfin

When D was born we had him in the water at a few weeks old without armbands. He never used them, he was swimming lengths unaided by four years of age. Things changed with Tilda, life was busy and it was easier to throw the arm bands on her and let her float with little effort and it’s the little effort that’s the issue. Arm bands stopped her using her arms and really making little effort with her legs when…

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Cricket is Summer – a review on behalf of Net world sports

Cricket is Summer – a review on behalf of Net world sports

We are very lucky to have space outdoors to play. While Dylan being a typical 10 year old would love nothing more than to be glued to his Xbox for hours, he does, without too much coaxing, love playing out. He’s absolutely football mad, I admit that this may have been nurtured by me, but it wasn’t exactly hard. He knows all the players, follows the gossip and loves to play in goal. While I’ve always loved the game, it…

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West Midlands safari park

West Midlands safari park

It has been years since I lasted visited West Midlands safari park. I think the last time I went, I was around the same age Dylan is now so a very long time ago! I wanted to do something a little bit different with the children at Christmas and it can be difficult with such a big age gap to find something that they will both enjoy. I asked in a group I help admin on facebook (family days outdoors…

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