The cost or raising child

Family time is so important, there’s nothing we cherish more than those memories from time spent together in the back garden playing, to nights under the blankets with popcorn and a movie marathon to that impromptu trip to the zoo on a sunny Saturday. But it’s also important to remember that these memories can have

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Wild Birds and the Law: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that all wild bird species, including their eggs and nests, are protected by law in the UK? Here’s everything you need to know… The Statutes There are two main pieces of legislation that protect wild birds. The first is the The Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981) which protects wild birds in the

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Num Noms — a recipe for mischief

Featuring miniature characters inspired by sweet foods and flavours, such as cupcakes and ice cream, the individually scented Num Noms are a recipe for mischief! Take a Num, the outer, soft, squishy, hollow characters, and nestle it on top of a Nom, the inner, hard-shelled characters that are either motorised to scoot around, or filled with flavoured lip gloss.

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The kitchen appliance you can’t live without

I don’t mean the small things like the kettle (or in my case the toaster, tea maker, coffee machine, waffle maker or Thermomix.   Blimey I am not sure I could live without any of them).  I mean the bigger things, the “white goods”.   Beko recently commissioned a survey to find the kitchen appliance

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Like magazines? You will love Readly

It’s like Netflix for magazines I was trying to explain to Caity just what exactly Readly is.   “It’s an app and you can download all the magazines you like.  And you can have up to five profiles on one account so different people can have a virtual shelf of different magazines.  And it is

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Holiday planning and saving money

I am in full blown holiday planning mode at the moment.  We have two trips next month so I have been trying to find ways to save money during the planning and preparations so we have more money for ice cream in Rome, and rum in Barbados. All about the priorities you see 🙂 First

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Buying a summer outfit that will last years

It has probably escaped a lot of people’s attention this week, what with the football and everything, but Ascot starts today, and of course that means that on Thursday it is Ladies Day.   I have been lucky enough to go for the past few years as Mr B can get tickets through work.  

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Travel and study with online learning

Traveling the world whilst studying full time probably doesn’t seem very realistic, but for those who want to complete or further their studies whilst exploring some of the amazing destinations that the world has to offer, the good news is that it is actually entirely possible. With a large number of colleges and universities now

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