Latest tales and pretty things Launches Christmas Giveaway Worth Over £3,000


uk mummy blogger competitionsMy blog has some amazing competitions on it right now for the festive period but it has to be said that my favourite family money saving website has gone all out with their Christmas spirit this year in this festive competition.

In the run up to the festive season, money-saving website is giving away over three thousand pounds worth of prizes to lucky families across the UK.  Whilst pressures on family finances are increasing, more than one million people plan to take out a payday loan to cover the cost of Christmas, according to a report by the Government-backed Money Advice Service.

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Ice Adventure storms into the Midlands


SEA LIFE Centre BirminghamThe chill of the Antarctic is heading for the Midlands – bringing with it an adorable colony of waddling penguins, which are set to create a frenzy at the National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham.

The brand new Penguin Ice Adventure will be opening at the popular under-water attraction in time for the Easter holidays in 2014 and will give visitors a unique opportunity to come face-to-face with a colony of Gentoo Penguins.

Offering a real insight into the lives and quirky habits of the Gentoo, Penguin Ice Adventure takes visitors on an expedition into the rarely seen Antarctic landscape where they can marvel at the cheeky antics of these endearing birds from multiple viewing platforms as they dive beneath the freezing waters and play in their icy home.

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Tips for Christmas Kids Parties


kids party meal boxesChristmas is a busy time for us grown ups with Christmas shopping to do, presents to wrap and more cooking than is legally allowed for a festive celebration.  On top of that there are also the kids to consider and usually they want some sort of kids party with all their friends to celebrate the end of term and the start of the holidays…(you on the other hand would like a large gin and a bottle of Prozac to get through this).

As if you don’t have enough to do you now have to come up with a plethora of ‘innovative and quirky’ kids party ideas that will placate the kids, amuse the parents and give you some mum points on the ever competitive party scoreboard.

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Moving Your Child To a Double Bed


moving your child into a double bedMiss Roo has been in her single cabin bed for some time now and to be honest loved moving into her big bed when she hit four, she sleeps soundly every night and I can see it being a long time before she’s ready to move up into a double.  Friends though already have their kids in a double bed so just when is it practical to upgrade my child’s bed from a single to a double?

A child’s bedroom is often a jumble of books, toys and clothes. Many of these objects spill from the realms of a single bed, often leaving little room to sleep.

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