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    Loungewear looks and Tye Dye T-shirt from Femme Luxe Finery review |AD

    When it comes to my clothes at the moment comfort really is key. I’m currently juggling working from home, looking after my children 24/7, and also keeping on top of the house. So comfy clothes and loungewear sets are really what I need in my life. A couple of months ago you may have seen that I was sent some clothes from Femme Luxe Finery to review. They have very kindly sent me some more pieces to review. Again I got to pick which items I wanted to review. So when I was looking through their website. I went straight to the loungewear sets as I really liked the high…

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    Am I an Alcoholic? Avoiding Alcohol Dependence After a Divorce

    This is a collaborative post Going through a divorce is an emotional time, and may very well lead to alcohol dependence for some. To discover what this means, and how to avoid it, read on… Big life changes, like a divorce, can have a truly devastating impact on some people. After all, the divorce process, and having to get involved with family law specialists, is a slog. Then, to add to the admin, you’ve also got the emotional side of it all, which can really take its toll. With this in mind, it’s really no wonder that some individuals may resort to alcoholism to get through it. To discover why…

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    lockdown house projects- Transforming our garden

    This is a collaborative post It seems a lot of people have been doing little projects on their house during lockdown . It’s the perfect time if you can get your hands on the bits you need to do those jobs you have been putting off for such a long time. As we have only been in our house for a year now there are a number of jobs that we have wanted to do but have never had the time to do . Now we have all the time to do them and no excuses. Our very first job was organise and sort the garage . Since we moved…

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    Smart tips to keep your car road-worthy during lockdown

    This is a collaborative post We all are going through difficult times. But if we can find a way to productively manage our time during this lockdown, we can save ourselves from big problems – once things go back to normal. Vehicle care is important during normal days too, but during such circumstances- it is not wrong to say that car maintenance should be given prime importance. Once roads are open, traffic is expected to go crazy. This holds true for congested areas like London. If you neglect your car, there is a high probability you will have to take it to the garages for fixes as common issues include…

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    10 Budget-Friendly birthday party ideas for kids

    This is a collaborative post Is your kid’s birthday just around the corner and you’re thinking about throwing him/her a party? Are you worried, that your budget might not be enough? Do not worry, we’ve got several budget-friendly tips on how to throw the most amazing party for your little one. Kids birthday parties have become quite the affair nowadays, often pulling out at all the stops. Nonetheless, with careful planning and budgeting, you too can surprise your kid with a birthday party they’ll remember for years to come. Read on to find out more! 10 Budget-Friendly birthday party ideas for kids 1 Plan early on The earlier you begin…

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    5 Tyre Care Tips Every Family Driver Should Know

    This is a collaborative post If you drive with your family for daily chores or recreational trips – you need to be cautious about your tyres. The way you keep your tyres, defines your overall vehicle health. Most of the times, caring for the tyres goes in the backdrop because we pay more attention on other things like: car’s interior or fancy car accessories. If you are someone who likes decorating their car, that is a good thing but even if your interior is on point, you cannot have a safe drive if the tyres are not correct. Local areas like Birmingham (Midlands) have busy roads, including: A34, A49 and…

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    What to watch on Netflix January 2020

    Over the recent months I have found myself watching more and more programmes on Netflix. Netflix has so many different programmes to choose from . Which is perfect as what I want to watch changes depending on what mood I’m in . There are also a range of programmes that look amazing on thx certified 4K display TVs which is something I know Jordan appreciates. I thought I would share with you some of the programmes I have enjoyed watching recently . It’s a very Random bunch of programmes but each one I really like for different reason. What I’m watching on Netflix January 2020 Shooter Like a lot of…

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    Getting our garden ready for the summer

    This is a collaborative post. I know it may seem like it’s too early but I’m starting to think about my plans for our garden this year . This is the first year that I will have a garden to keep on top of all year round. Just looking into the garden now I can see that the last couple of months have transformed it . From a fairly nice looking garden. To a garden that’s in some serious need of some tlc. We have a lovely tree at the bottom of the garden but as soon as the weather changed all the leaves fell off. Which has made for…

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    Easy ways to refresh a house

    This is a collaborative post. Over the Christmas period we refreshed some of our downstairs painting . Now it wasn’t in dire need of doing we just wanted something that looked a bit fresher. Also as we have moved from a house that was magnolia all the way though we wanted in our new house to not have as much magnolia. Cause if I’m honest I’m a bit bored of it and also there are so many different colours out there that we could use. So after some searching on the internet we can to the joint decision that we would go for a soft grey colour. I had, had…

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    Big family decisions and how to prepare your children

    This is a collaborative post Family life isn’t always easy and sometimes things don’t go as you had planned. You may end up moving house or even divorcing your other half and have to involve divorce solicitors. New siblings may join the family or maybe a special pet to finish off your family. when making big family decisions children must, be considered so that you don’t end up causing them unnecessary distress . Sometimes it can’t be helped to create some disruption, and doing our best is all we can do, but Preparing our children for significant changes, and communicating effectively will always make things easier. Explaining Explaining what is…

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    5 Creative Ways to Manage Your Money

    This is a collaborative post When did you last take a good look at your money management skills? Do you know what your current account looks like? For many of us, our salary comes in and goes out again just as quickly, and it can be so easy to get into the routine of paying off bills without thinking of the biggerpicture. There are over three-quarters of Brits in employment – the joint-highest proportion since 1971. That’s a lot of people having to manage their salaries. As one of these people, do you think it’s time to take charge of your finances and get creative with your bank balance? If…

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    Getting your car winter ready

    This is a collaborative post With the winter months coming it’s important to make sure your car is ready for the bad weather. You will thank yourself for getting organised when it’s an icy school morning and you have everything you need. Check your tyres One the most important things to do to get your car winter ready is to check the tyres. Check to make sure that they are in good condition.Although the minimum tread level is 1.6mm, during winter it’s advisable to have 3mm of tread on your tyres to help with traction and grip. Also make sure to check your tyre pressure. As this is the cars…

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    Moving house checklist: what you will need to do on the run up to moving

    This is a collaborative post We moved house before the summer . The run up to it was one of the most stressful thing I have done . Having two kids adding to the mix made for a fun time ! I would pack a box and they would unpack it. They would then ask for their ‘favourite toy’ which they hadn’t played with for months. Which resulted in me unpacking more boxes to find this one toy that they didn’t even want that badly it turns out. There are however something I’m glad I did which made things less stressful so I though I would share with them with…

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    Help with energy bills for a family home

    This is a collaborative post Having a family and a busy home means there’s never a dull moment. It’s chaos, but it’s wonderful too. Despite it being extremely rewarding, there are drawbacks, the main one being money. Let’s face it, kids are expensive!energy bills go through the roof once a little one comes along. If you need help with energy bills and keeping a lid on your monthly outgoings, here are some simple yet valuable tricks to save money. Replace your old appliances It may seem daunting to think about buying new home appliances, but the money you’ll save in the long run completely outweighs the initial investment. Older models of ovens, fridges, dishwashers,…

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    Why It’s Worth Spending Money on High End Trainers look

    Sometimes, when it comes to fashion, or even to basic essentials, we have to decide when it is a good idea to spend more on higher end branded products versus when it is better to just buy the cheaper options. For clothing, one area where it can be well worth going for the luxury items you really like rather than simple, basic cheaper products, is with trainers.  Here are some of the reasons why we think it is a good idea to check out the latest ranges from major designer brands.  You’ll Wear Your Trainers a Lot! One of the main reasons why it can be worth splashing out for…

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    At what age should children have a mobile phone?

    This is a collaborative post The world is a different place than what it was when I was younger. To have a mobile phone meant that your parents had a good amount of money. They didn’t have colour screens to start with and once your credit was gone that was it. Nowadays it seems like children are having phone younger and younger not just any phone but the latest models. I see children I would guess at saying 14 years of age that have a better phones than me. They are glued to their phones whilst out at family meals and only put it down to eat. Which I personally…

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    4 best online survey sites to earn money

    This is a Collaborative post Wouldn’t it be easier on our wallets to just take a couple of online surveys and earn some extra cash on the side? Of course, it would. Not only is it a pretty simple gig to approach, but it’s also quite fun. Let’s dispel the rumors about online surveys being a scam by saying they’re not. However, that also depends on which paid online survey sites you’re visiting. With this in mind, you’ll have access to the most legal way to earn some extra dough with relatively less effort. To ensure that you’re not being taken for a ride, we’ve prepared a list of some…

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    Is it me or is Christmas getting all a bit much ? It’s become a lot of stress

    This is a collaborative post  The crazy time of the year that is Christmas is just around the corner. Which is really starting to scare me as I’m not ready for it to come at all. Alby turns one at the start of December and I haven’t even started to buy for that. The thing with Christmas is that every year it get more and more stressful. Especially when you have children. Ava’s changed her mind about ten times with what colour bike she wants from Santa. She best settle on purple as that’s what she’s getting. The thing is I do actually like Christmas just as I have gotten…