Jul
29
2015

Guest Post from Dog Oddity – Top 5 Dog Tricks
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Dog tricksThis is a guest post after my own heart. You all know just how besotted me and Jon are with our little boy Opie, if you follow our instagram you will no doubt have seen lots of him on there. Although he has learnt a few tricks (sit, paw (both paws!), lie and stay being about it) and he will come when he is called he hasn’t been trained with any proper agility tricks. But today I am handing the blog over to Ruth from Dog Oddity to talk all about her Top 5 Dog Tricks. Continue reading

Jul
22
2015

Guest Post from Coco Butter Blog – Top 5 Packing Tips to Save on your Luggage Allowance
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Tips for packing lightToday I am handing the blog over to Sam from Coco Butter Blog. Sam is a stereotypical girly girl who loves clothes, shoes, bags and make-up, plus she has an adorable pooch called Alfie (I think we would get on in the real world!) As the summer is coming most of us will be taking a holiday, so Sam is going to talk all about her top 5 tips for packing light. Continue reading

Jul
19
2015

Pawsomebox Review – Pet Subscription Box
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pawsomebox reviewAs a snail mail fan I love getting surprise parcels in the post. But this time the parcel wasn’t for me, it was a box full of goodies for Opie! And he loves mail now too, he’s been getting a few presents recently, so is becoming quite a spoilt little pup!

This time he received an awesome Pawsomebox chock full of treats and toys. Pawsomebox is a monthly subscription box especially for your pooch, costing between £15.90 and £19.90 a month. Continue reading

Jul
16
2015

Shave Kit Review – Razor Delivery Service
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2015-07-14_0005 I hate shaving, there, thats a great way to start a shaving review! Ive always been a stubble man, with the occasional wet shave when I need to look presentable for a wedding, or someones birthday meal out. One reason why I dislike wet shaving is the irritation I get from it, but also the cost. I honestly cant remember buying a pack or razor blades its been that long. Ive been known to use Chantele lady shave blades because they conveniently fit on my Gillette razor handle and were a lot cheaper to buy at the time. I know, I’m a tight ass, I like to enjoy what I spend my money on. When it comes to the Supermarket and I’m thinking “razor blades or….dvd, razor bl-, DVD!” Its not that I cant afford it, I just purely resent paying for them when the next day I’ve got a face full of stubble anyway. Continue reading

Jul
15
2015

Guest Post from Family Fever – Top 5 Garden Play Activities for Kids
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Garden Play ActivitiesToday I am handing the blog over to Kate from Family Fever. Kate is a busy mum of 3 gorgeous little monkeys from Devon. We don’t have our own kids yet so we don’t usually talk family on Two Hearts but I figured some of my readers must be parents so you’d enjoy a post from Kate all about her Top 5 Free Garden Play Activities for Kids. I used to love playing in the garden as a kid and our nephew loves his paddling pool (even when its not sunny) so I think most kids would really enjoy Kate’s suggestions! Continue reading

Jul
14
2015

Thinking Ahead – Converting our attic space
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converting our attic spaceAlthough we haven’t long moved into the house, and we have no immediate plans to do any major renovation work we have still been dreaming of what we might do in the years to come. We love our little home and the area it is in so we hope we can stay put for a number of years, but when we finally start a family the space we have will be at a premium. It’s only a 2 bed house and currently the second bedroom is used as a crafting space and storage for all of our photography gear and newborn props.

Luckily we have a rather large attic space running the entire length of the house, which is just about tall enough to stand up in so the idea is to eventual turn this in to a workable storage/crafting space. The images above via Freshome.com are some great inspiration of what you can do with an attic, sadly mine isn’t quite as big as most of them, but the idea is the same! Continue reading

Jul
10
2015

Top 5 Dream Travel Destinations
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Travel wishlistI constantly daydream about traveling the world! It’s one of the top things on mine and Jons ‘if we win the lottery’ list. There are just so many places we would love to visit. Although we haven’t been able to travel as much as we would like yet, we have been lucky enough to tick a few places off our list.

The most amazing adventure we have been on so far was spending a month touring China for our honeymoon. But we have also been to Copenhagen, Barcelona, Paris and Vegas (only for a 24 hour stop over!). Jon has also done California and San Francisco and I spent a few summers in Canada. So we have been pretty lucky so far, but the world is just so big and there are so many other places we would love to go. Continue reading

Jul
8
2015

Guest Post from Sneaky Veg – Top 5 Cakes and Bakes with Unexpected Ingredients
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Beetroot Cake recipeToday I am handing the blog over to Mandy. Mandy is a mum of three from London. She blogs over at Sneaky Veg about her continued mission to feed her kids more fruit and veg. Today she is going to talk all about her Top 5 Cakes and Bakes with Unexpected Ingredients. I have in the past baked a beetroot cake and we loved it so I am really taken with her choices and may have to turn my hand to baking a few myself!

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Jul
7
2015

June Degustabox Review and Kallo Rice Cake Based Toffee Cheesecake Recipe
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june degustabox reviewThis month me and Jon have been testing out our first Degustabox. I have been fancying trying out Degustabox since they first came out. We are very much foodies in the Two Hearts household and I for one am always willing to try something new. So I have teamed up with Degustabox to try and work some of their surprise items in to recipes for the summer months. I can’t wait to see what I get and what I can come up with, I love a good recipe challenge. Continue reading

Jul
6
2015

Barkbeats Subscription Box Review
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Reviews_0008 Opie was very excited to receive his first Barkbeats box in the mail recently! He is one spoilt doggy at the moment! Barkbeats is a monthly subscription box for the pooch in your life! Each month they will receive a selection of tasty treats, soft toys and chews, around 5-6 premium products suitable for their size. The box is between £13.50 and £14.90 (depending on subscription) and is delivered directly to your door once a month. Opie loved his box and can’t wait to get another one! Continue reading