Easter Holiday Ideas for parents

Easter is very early this year so actually although the kids have only just returned to school after half term it is time to be thinking about the Easter Holidays. Remember Poor planning in corporate jargon with the odd swear word thrown in means poor performance.  e.g Not as good a Easter holiday as you […]

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8 Work life balance tips for busy mums

This is a really good guide for any busy mums out there who are looking to make the most of their precious time – I would print it out and put it on the wall somewhere as a reminder to do those things – that maybe you keep meaning to do to save yourself some […]

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Mum’s fun cost calculator for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a special time to say thanks to your mum for so many things, there’s no doubt we owe our mum a lot for all the nice things they do and fundamentally they are irreplaceable, but if you ever fancied finding out how much you would have to pay privately for the same […]

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Busy Mums March Try and Do List

Spring is finally on its way.  Not many weeks until the clocks spring back – spring flowers are peeping out at us from everywhere. Personally Daffodils are my favourite spring flower.For me it is sign that the winter is nearly over – and a time to really enjoy this happy little flower. Enjoy them and […]

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Darkmouth – World Book Day

It is National Book today – so here’s a thought….. My daughter (a grown up variety) was telling me about a very good friend who she is just moving into share a flat with. She described her – and her family as really loving books. And every Easter instead of buying Easter Eggs her mum […]

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England v France ticket competition with Ruckley’s Tryfest

The Rugby Football Union [RFU] has launched its first interactive video game ‘Ruckley’s Tryfest’ starring official ambassador for children’s rugby, Ruckley, the popular animated English bull dog with an endless love of rugby. Ruckley’s Tryfest is an action-packed, 40 level high-speed game of skill and strategy which requires players to select and place characters with […]

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Phone snatchers on the loose

Mobile phone safety advice I was sent this email from my local neighbourhood watch – which originated from London.  I think there  is a bit useful advice we could all take on board when it comes to mobile phone safety.   After all our whole lives now seem to revolve around mobiles, and to get one […]

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February Planning tips

Now  all the festive celebrations maybe long gone and the media is full of information on holidays, diets, keeping fit and of course the inevitable New Years Resolutions. I have always thought trying to start a New Years Resolution in January is a bit of a recipe for disaster.  After all we are all still […]

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Easy Sunday Lunches for busy mums

You can follow the recipe below for a cheap cut of beef,tbut the thing to remember is if you cook any cut of meat long and slow….. and I mean long and slow – so it is overcooked and falling off the bone – (if there is one),  you will have a delicious and tendor […]

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Christmas Home Safety Tips

Advice from HomeProtect on how to keep your home safe and secure this Christmas. Did you know – Insurers have urged householders to keep Christmas gifts secure after dealing with claims totalling £35m in the UK last December. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said that insurers received 23,000 burglary claims during December in 2011. […]

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