Monthly Archives: December 2011

Get Smart With Your Energy & Save Money

Teaching your children to stay safe comes high on all parents lists, explaining that we recycle and shouldn’t leave the tap on are simple and necessary too! Schools are now introducing content to the curriculum to help children understand finance … Continue reading

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Parenting Tips & Tricks for Christmas No. #17 – Christmas Books for Children

I’m not sure if asking you to consider buying Christmas books for your children is a Parenting Tips & Tricks thing to do!!!! Surely you already know that books are priceless and perhaps the best gift you could buy them … Continue reading

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Parenting Tips & Tricks for Christmas No. #16 – A very tasty idea (discounted restaurant bills)

Today, with Parenting Tips & Tricks Iam bringing you glad tidings of how to get discounted restaurant bills over Christmas and the New Year and just possibly for the rest of next year too! Recently, I tried out ‘Tastecard’.A handy … Continue reading

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Parenting Tips & Tricks for Christmas No. #15 – Make your own Snowflakes

Here is Parenting Tips & Tricks for Christmas No. 15 – Make yor own  snowflakes! Now when I was a wee girl, it used to snow in the Winter – not a lot of it in December – I remember … Continue reading

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Parenting Tips & Tricks for Christmas No. #14 – Playing Host to the Elves

Welcome back to Parenting Tips & Tricks for Christmas. I shall resume with No. 14  - Playing Host to the Elves and a brief note to say that I have been a ‘poorly bunny’ – but that today, I have … Continue reading

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Action at the Speed of Light – WowWee Light Strike Review

Action at the speed of Light with Light Strike Laser Combat Weapons. I was recently asked to review a whole load of kit by Wowwee Light Strike and the idea of jumping around with laser combat rifles and gadgets to … Continue reading

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All Aboard the K’Boo Express

Sometimes I like to sit back and watch my 4 year old (K’Boo) play and watch her scribble images and chat about the characters she has created. Other times, I get to see her build whole new worlds from her … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups Week 23 – The Christmas (Dinner) Song

This week on the 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups, held over at Julia’s Place – there is going to be 25+ Christmas Dinners to scoff as she has asked us all to base the theme of the challenge on … Continue reading

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My Favourite Christmas Song

I was tagged recently by @Kateab from The Five F’s Blog to tell everyone what my favourite Christmas song is. She was tagged by Garry from The Blog Up North. Music is played everyday in the Honiehouse – some of the stuff … Continue reading

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Parenting Tips & Tricks for Christmas No.#13 – Home Made Christmas Crackers

Here’s Parenting Tips & Tricks for Christmas No.13 – Home Made Christmas Crackers. I used to love making these as a child.  I think my Mum used to think we had ‘problems’ given the amount of toilet tissue that was … Continue reading

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