12 Days of Plenty Riddle Competition

This is a collaborative post. It’s an annual tradition that our extended family all get together at my dad’s house between Christmas and New Year. This suits me down to the ground because dad’s only across the road from me so it’s a great excuse to have a glass of wine and chat to family members I might not have seen all year. The riddles Every year, we all start getting comfortably tipsy and then my aunty brings out some pieces of paper. It’s all to do with a quiz she does at work involving riddles and brain teasers. We…

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Beer 52 Craft Beer Club Review and Discount Code

My husband is a nightmare to buy for at Christmas. I mentioned recently that he had his own unique ‘style’ when it comes to clothes. Not a style I’d care to emulate when I’m buying gifts. So I buy him books that he doesn’t read, experiences that he never uses or general stuff that he doesn’t need. So when I discovered Beer 52 craft beer club I realised this was the perfect gift. To hear more about Beer 52, read on! If you’re just here for the discount code (you can’t beat cheap beer after all) use the code PLUTONIUM10 for £10 off.…

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Yellodoor Child’s First Aid Kit Review and Giveaway

Last week when I was running with Bubbles, she got spooked by a car and bolted in front of me. We were running on tarmac that was old and bumpy and I ended up ripping quite a significant amount of skin off my hands and knees. The only first aid items I had available were the ones I’d used for my ultramarathon, which made me realise that I really needed to get a child’s first aid kit. The Yellodoor Child’s First Aid Kit Had it been one of the girls that had got hurt, I would have felt terrible about being…

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Learn magic with Abracademy Review and Giveaway

This is a collaborative post. If you would like to learn magic with Abracademy, use the code TOPHAT to get a 10% discount on any one of their courses. When I was a child, I always wanted to learn magic. But didn’t everyone? As you become old enough to stop believing in the tooth fairy and Harry Potter, the desire to replace those things with real magic is overwhelming. I had a couple of little magic sets over the years but never really got to grips with it. The instructions were a bit complicated or the tricks weren’t up to…

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The Vintage Sweetheart Dresses Review and Giveaway

I have always been passionate about ethical shopping. Sadly the clothing industry can be one of the worst culprits for producing cheap garments at the expense of both quality and ethics. So I was delighted to find The Vintage Sweetheart who make fantastic quality products at reasonable prices without compromising on ethics. About The Vintage Sweetheart I’ve only recently discovered The Vintage Sweetheart but I instantly fell in love with the whole ethos of the company. They produce the most beautiful dresses for little girls and they’re all handmade in the UK. Better still, they donate £2 to a charity in India for…

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Dickies Workwear: Review and Giveaway

Dickies is a clothing company that specialises in both workwear and outdoor clothing. I was aware that they produced some great quality clothing for adults, but I had no idea that they made clothes for children as well. So when Dickies approached me asking me to review some overalls for the girls, I was excited to see what they were all about. Dickies Overalls for children Dickies sell two different types of overalls for children. We were sent the Dickies Redhawk Junior Zip Front Overall for children to review. If there’s one thing my girls are good at, it’s getting…

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A Meaningful Christmas Gift Guide And Giveaway

I’m not very good at Christmas. In fact, my friend Stevie insists on calling me the Grinch. It’s not that I’m grumpy (I am a bit). It’s more that I would prefer Christmas to be more meaningful, less commercial and quite frankly, shorter. When all the shops put their decorations up in September, it doesn’t get me in the festive spirit. It just annoys me. So when Christmas does arrive, I tend to look for meaningful gifts that are beneficial to someone. Whether that be an educational toy, a charitable donation or an experience. So here is my meaningful Christmas gift list…

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