Thursday Photo #141

Gosh, I’ve just been looking back over this week’s photos and it was only Friday when we had the somewhat underwhelming smattering of snow. After the big build-up, this really was an anticlimax. Snow and mud Luckily, Libby was able to get out and have a snowball fight at school. Poor Lia missed out completely as it was her nursery morning and it had gone from there by the time they went outside to play. I had some blog photos to take so I made a point of going onto the hills to do it. I got some gorgeous photos of the…

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20 tips for visiting Europa-Park theme park in Germany

Hidden away in the Black Forest in Germany is a theme park like no other. Europa-Park is a family-run park and yet it is enormous – one of the biggest in Europe. Each area of the park is based on a different European country. Beside the main theme park lie a selection of upmarket hotels, a camp resort with wagons, log cabins and teepees and a campsite. There’s even an open water swimming lake and a nature reserve. Here are my top 20 tips for making the most of your visit. 1. Check what’s on before you go Europa-Park host a…

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Prezzybox Valentine’s day competition

Over the past 12 months I’ve worked with Prezzybox on numerous reviews and competitions. So for Valentine’s day, I’ve teamed up with them to review some of my favourite products yet and give you the chance to win one. Valentine’s gifts from Prezzybox Prezzybox specialise in gifts for everyone. So as you’d expect, their Valentine’s selection is second to none. They have a wide range of personalised gifts, from a photo keepsake box to an adult novel. There are games such as Monogamy, wine bottle glasses and name a star kits. Whatever you’re looking for they’ve got it – and if…

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Thursday Photo #140

The past week has been about getting back into a routine. Libby is tired from the new school term and they’ve both started back at some after school clubs as well. The Swimming Lessons On Saturday we spent the day on a staycation challenge. It was lovely to have a day out all together without venturing far from home. We had lunch and went to see the pantomime at our local theatre. We go every year and it’s great to watch something that we all enjoy – there really is something to keep everyone amused at a pantomime. Sunday was…

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Hellohealthy on Shopmium review and competition news

This is a collaborative post. I was asked to try out the brand new “hellohealthy” initiative on the Shopmium app. I’ve used the app to buy some healthy food and drinks from my local supermarket based on their recommendations. Then all I had to do was scan the product and the receipt to get quite a lot of money back – some of the products were totally free. About Shopmium Shopmium is an app available on the App Store and Google. When you download the app, you can immediately open up a list of things currently on offer. You click…

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