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    You may care, you probably don’t in actual fact, but I’m going to write in anyway! What else is there to do when you’re stuck in front of a computer on a rainy, windy day thanks to Storm Brendan than write about random shit? Answers on a postcard please! I don’t know why I decided to write this in all honestly but what the heck I have a spare ten minutes and maybe it’ll help you pass five minutes of boredom in your life. Maybe you’re on the train or at a dull business meeting. Anyway here goes… Okay, so yea pretty boring I guess, or are you intrigued? Charles…

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    Creative Kids Bedroom Ideas

    I have seen so many super cool children’s bedroom ideas, that I am playing with the idea of redecorating my own kids bedrooms. My children are now 5 and 7 years old and there bedrooms are exactly the same as they day they were born, so maybe it could be time for a makeover! My daughters bedroom is a good size and therefore easy to arrange the furniture in. My son’s bedroom however, is the small box room. He has a mid sleeper bed in there to help with space and storing his toys underneath, but there is no room for a wardrobe so he currently has just one chest…

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    Chalkola offer a range of Chalk Marker Pens. Ranging from fine liners to more chunkier nibs. They have a variety of colours to choose from including pastels and metallic colours. Chalkola Marker pens are great for use indoors and outdoors. They can be used on pretty much any surface; glass, wood, chalkboards, they are easily cleaned off simply by using a damp cloth. They can be used over and over again. We were sent the 30 pack of Chalkola Chalk markers. They are bright and bold. The markers are versatile and perfect for all non porous surfaces. Colours include classic, earthy and neon. Fun for all ages The markers work…

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    AD| BritMums #FamilyFavourite Meals Campaign

    I was challenged by BritMums as part of this campaign to share my top family meal. This is my oriental pork recipe. The first time I made this meal for my family was when we bought a slow cooker a few years ago. I wanted to make a tasty nutritious family meal and it was the tastiest pork recipe I have ever eaten! This is why I am so excited to be able to share this oriental pork recipe with you. As the pork is being slow cooked it really makes a difference to the taste and texture of the meat. The meat is tender and moist and absorbs all…

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    AD Review| Super Zings Rivals of Kaboom

    Super Zings Rivals of Kaboom are collectible, everyday objects that have been transformed into Superheroes and Supervillians! The blind bags make great stocking fillers, and the playsets are the perfect gift! Introducing the Super Zings Rivals of Kaboom Range. We have very kindly been sent the following sets for review; Super Zings Rivals of Kaboom Tower Assault Super Zings Rivals of Kaboom Monster Roller Super Zings Rival of Kaboom Kazoom Lab Blind Bags Tower Assault The Tower Assault is a bit of an obstacle course for the Super Zings. Firstly they are catapulted towards the tower and if they hit it in just the right place then the tower gobbles…

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    AD| Learning Resources Measure Mate Review

    Introducing the Learning Resources Measure Mate. This retails at £32. I always remember being back in school and using these type of measuring devices. We would walk the length of the school playground and back again. For some reason I always found them quite therapeutic. This is the 5-in-1 outdoor Measure Mate. It allows your children and you to explore and experiment with measurements in a new and exciting way. Featuring five different tools to choose from, including; Vertical Measure Callipers Trundle Wheel Spirit Level Measuring Stick It introduces the concept of measuring to young learners in an outdoor setting. It comes boxed and includes a net bag to keep…

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    AD| Competition & Review – Ugly Christmas Sweaters

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And what better way to celebrate than with a ugly Christmas Jumper! Yes you did hear me right! Ugly Christmas Sweaters is an online store that offers a variety of rather unusual and quirky Christmas apparel. This includes pyjamas, jackets, onesies and accessories. I do have to say some are actually quite lovely and not ugly at all, so there is something to suit everyone’s needs. They’ve even been featured on TV shows such as The Today Show, Good Morning America and The Ellen Show! If you were to go back twenty years, ugly Christmas jumpers would be nothing more than what…

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    AD| Beaker Creatures Whirling Waves Reactor

    Who doesn’t love science play! Especially when it includes water? My 5 year old son has always had a fascination with water. Whether that be jumping in puddles, running the taps or playing in the bath, there’s just something about it that he loves. That’s why we love the Beaker Creatures range. We have been sent the Beaker Creatures Whirling Wave Reactor and a number of reactor pods to review. I knew straight away this would be a big hit as it involves, water! This currently retails on Amazon for £14.63 (correct as of posting date). What’s included Inside the box you will find; The Whirling Waves Chamber 1 Reactor…

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    What You Need To Know Before Changing A Tyre

    People often ignore or are unaware of the effects the weather has on their vehicles. Car care is equally important, for a peaceful lifestyle and a stress-free drive, it’s essential that you take action in due time. If you need a tyre fitting in Wakefield head to Ossett Tyre House. Wakefield is a cathedral city in West Yorkshire, England. Wakefield’s had a picturesque landscape that has inspired great artists and sculptures throughtout history including Dame Barbabar Hepworht and Henry Moore, who were both in Wakefield. Wakefield is full of history with an authenic miner’s journey. The Natioanl Coal Mining Museum offers tours 140m underground. For the more adventurous why not…

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    Everything You Need To Know About Number Plates

    Although you may not realise it, registration plates have a wealth of history and there have been many changes in the last 100 years in regard to how they are displayed. Not only this, but there are several rules and regulations put in place by the DVLA to ensure that they are clear and readable in-case of an incident or theft. Whether you’ve got a normal or private number plate, there are several things you should know about your registration plate and its importance to your vehicle. The history of number plates Number plates were first introduced in France in 1893, however, it wasn’t until 1904 that they were finally…