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Feb
13
2017

Top 5 Mums Night Off Essentials

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Mums night off essentials It’s few and far between but occasionally mums get a night off.  And what do we do with that night off? Hit the town, dance all night, drink every cocktail on the menu and take a taxi home at 6am…nope!! We chill and make the most of a quite house to actually relax for a little while. Now I might not be speaking for all mums but I’m pretty sure I’m speaking for quite a large proportion of mums when I say that. Our lives can be so hectic and busy with our little ones that when we do have a few hours to ourselves (or with our significant others) just switching off is all we really want to do

So if you have a mums night off on the cards and want some fool proof essentials to make your night off perfect here are my top 5 tips. Continue reading

Feb
8
2017

Tips for Reducing Your Energy Bill and Keeping Your House Warm

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Tips for reducing your energy bill

We may be approaching the start of spring technically, but it is still very cold, wet and grey in wales, certainly no sign of nice warm weather yet. So while the weather is still rubbish outside I like to hibernate in my nice warm and cozy home. Keeping my home warm and cozy though can sometimes impact on my energy bills. So me and Jon spent some time (and money) last year before our little dude arrived trying to make our home as energy efficient as possible.   

Here are some tips for reducing your energy bill by keeping your house warm and stop it losing heat unnecessarily. There are some really simply tips which you can implement at a low cost, but there are also some bigger tips which might cost more in the short term but will save you lots in the long term and make a long term impact on your home.    Continue reading

Nov
7
2016

DIY – Ombre Dyed Babygrows with Dylon and a Dylon Goody Bag Giveaway

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How to Ombre Dye

A few people bought little dude plain white baby grows, as lovely as they are, they just aren’t really us! So they have been sitting in a drawer in his bedroom since we were given them, luckily they were size 3-6 so he hadn’t outgrown them yet. Finally I have decided to do something with them! Dylon got in touch a few weeks back to ask if I fancied some dye packs to have a play with and it seemed like the perfect opportunity to break out those white babygrows. 
 
I received 4 packs of dye powder – Navy Blue, Bahama Blue, Forest Green and Tropical Green. So far I have tested out 2 colours, the Navy Blue and Tropical Green and I have saved the last 2 to test out next week. So here is how to ombre dye and my creations so far!

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Oct
13
2016

Ultimate Halloween Guide – 101 Halloween Crafts, Decorations and Recipes

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Halloween Crafts for kidsSo this is my ultimate guide to a crafty and tasty halloween…101 Halloween crafts, decorations and recipes to make your halloween a fun filled one. Whether your looking for a halloween craft to entertain the kids, a creepy halloween decoration for your house or a super tasty and fun treat recipe for your halloween party I’ve got lots of inspiration for you below. Continue reading