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The Great Little Party Company: Review

A few weeks ago, we were lucky enough to be sent a mini-party pack by the Great Little Party Company to review. The Great Little Party Company deliver traditional parties straight to your door – with tableware and entertainment all in one box. We were sent a mini fairy party box for two, and the girls couldn’t have been more delighted. In fact, they loved it so much that it has taken me rather longer than I’d hoped to review it. We have been playing with all the different elements ever since it arrived. They’ve taken them to friends and family…

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Caffe Concerto – Grand Central Birmingham

Yesterday morning, I headed into Birmingham to chat with the team from Grand Central shopping centre at the beautiful Caffe Concerto. It’s not often I attend a blogging event without the girls – in fact, I’m not sure I ever have. But if all events are as fabulous as the one I went to this morning, I’m on a mission to go to a few more. Grand Central shopping centre is conveniently located right above the Birmingham New Street train station. I had always assumed that the shopping centre was part of the station, but as it turns out my assumption was…

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Back to School with House of Fraser

This summer is all about getting ready for school. We’ve bought school uniform, books, PE kit and we’ve been to the library to learn about Roald Dahl for a project next term. Whilst we are making the most of the last few weeks we’ve all got together before September, we’re also very aware of the importance of being ready and relaxed about Libby’s first day. The one thing we hadn’t purchased was a school bag. Libby has a lovely miniature suitcase that she’s been taking to nursery for over a year, but I felt that it was a bit heavy…

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Not going on a diet

Over the past few months, my weight has been bothering me a bit. A few times, I’ve decided it was time to go on a diet, but something always gets in the way. A birthday, a meal with friends or just a nice bottle of cider on a Friday night. And that’s why I’m not going on a diet. I know lots of people do fabulously well with meal replacement or low calorie diets, but they’re really not for me. So, I tried to eat a bit more sensibly – I decided I needed a lifestyle change rather than a…

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Webbs by the Beach: Review

We were lucky enough to be invited to spend a couple of hours at Webbs by the beach for the purpose of this blog post. I do love living in our little part of the West Midlands, it’s beautiful. I adore the Malvern hills and the fabulous Malvern Spa is just round the corner. The only thing that sometimes makes me consider moving is the fact it takes us such a ridiculously long time to get to a nice beach. If we want to head somewhere to play in the sand and swim in the sea, we have to drive…

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