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Family & Life

Review: BKids New Sensory Toys from 6m+

June 20, 2017

BKids have introduced a range of sensory toys that Sassie had the pleasure of exploring recently.  We tried out* Leon the chameleon light, rrp £19.99 (9m+), the shape sorter sensory discovery robot, £14.99 (6m+) and senso snap pals, £9.99 (6m+). I am keen to introduce anything that develops her curiosity, imagination and coordination…and her sense of humour which these toys definitely did.  Play is an important part of any child’s …

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Family & Life, Food, General

Review: English’s of Brighton Restaurant & Oyster Bar

April 4, 2017

When you get invited* to review a venue that has been serving seafood for over 150 years, with clientele having included Charlie Chaplin and Judy Dench, you are in the very least, intrigued right?  Excited even. I’ve been a fan of English’s of Brighton since I moved to the city over five years ago and always saw it as a more formal, elegant affair, ‘that’s where we go when we …

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Family & Life, Food, General

Our Date Day & Night at Harbour Hotel & Spa, Brighton and The Jetty Restaurant

January 20, 2017

After Christmas 2016 my husband and I needed some time out, with each other – just me and him – and so we visited the latest addition to Brighton’s Hotel, Spa and Restaurant scene, The Habour Hotel & Spa and the on-site Jetty Restaurant and Champagne Bar. Come on a tour with us and take a look around with this video: Set in a stunning 19th century period building on …

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Family & Life, Food, General

New Year, New Lifestyle. Forget the Fads & Get Supercharged

January 3, 2017

Emma, left and Mary, right You’ve most likely heard of the self proclaimed ‘badass mamas’ behind post natal fitness, nutrition and life coaching service, Supercharged. The combined forces of Mary Meadows and Emma Fullwood fuse together a wealth of knowledge and experience in the following areas, for a holistic MOT for postnatal women: Nutrition Fitness Life Coaching Lessons in healthy eating, body confidence, self-worth and emotional wellbeing I signed up at three …

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Family & Life, Fashion & Beauty

New Radox Kids Range: They might not chill out our kids but they are fun & effective

December 19, 2016

We all love a relaxing Radox bubble bath, right?..when we have the chance to have one.  Well I’m not promising the new Radox and Disney children’s bath and body range will chill out your kids in the same way, but they are fun… The partnership sees products sporting popular characters Anna and Elsa, a Frozen limited edition and Star Wars versions. With kids skin and bathing products, I always look for mild formulas …

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Family & Life, Fashion & Beauty

Must-Have: Cuddledry Baby Apron Bath Towel

December 13, 2016

Cuddledry’s grey stars baby apron bath towel, which launched earlier this autumn, is genius.  Before now, I had been struggling to get my baby out of the bath, laying her against my chest and drying her – only to end up with a sopping wet front and unhappy, wriggly baby. Their award-winning hands-free apron towel allows you to wear it by fastening it around your neck with the poppers (we’re …

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Family & Life

The Adventures of My New Business

November 8, 2016

Image Credit: Little Miss Brighton What an adventure by new business partner, Lucy Tatton and I have had so far.  We’re working on setting up our own online retail business, Café of Curiosities and it is blummin’ HARD.  There’s no other way to put it. It’s hard because Lucy is doing it while her house is being renovated and is effectively living in a building site.  She’s also a mama …

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Family & Life, General

Our Baby Blessing & Naming Day

October 12, 2016

Us. xxx Back in the summer (yes, it is already over, isn’t it?), my family and I had a naming day for our two children.  We’d always wanted a special ceremony for our first born; our son Frankie but we got bogged down with moving house, job changes, health, being new parents and y’know, life.  But once all of this settled down and we had our second child; our daughter …

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