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WIN A THREE-NIGHT CAMPING GETAWAY THIS SUMMER

Enter our travel competition for the chance to get away from the daily grind and experience three nights of back-to-basics fun this summer with Camping in the Forest!

In a recent survey* carried out by Camping in the Forest, figures revealed over a third (35%) of us would like to return to the care-free days of being eight years old. Not only that, 19% of us miss camping holidays the most when it comes to the things we miss about our childhoods.

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Win an Amazing Home Security Set from Blink

Back by popular demand!!!! Blink, the affordable, wire-free, home security and HD video monitoring system, is now available in the UK. Not only that, but they were so excited about the last competition, as were all of you guys, they have kindly arranged for one of my readers to win a 2 camera Blink Home Security set worth £199.99. Again! Wow!

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Safety First with Bridgestone Driveguard

Last week I was lucky enough to go to a great event hosted by Bridgestone to see just what a difference their Driveguard Tyres could make in an emergency.

Bridgestone Driveguard
Chateau Impney, our venue for the day

I was blown away.

The main point of Driveguard Tyres is that they are Run Flats, so if  you get a puncture you can carry on driving. With Driveguard Tyres you can actually drive for 50 miles at a maximum 50 mph. 

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The Sunflower Growing Challenge from GBC Group

It’s not often challenges are more pleasurable than getting to spend some time in the garden with my best boy. So I was really happy to join in with the Sunflower Growing Challenge from GBC Group.

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Our sunflower kit

GBC sent L and I a lovely little gift box with everything we needed to plant our seeds. Some fab little garden tools for L, plant labels, a measuring tape so we can see how high they grow and of course the seeds.

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The Sudocrem Play More Campaign

With stories of childhood obesity never far from the headlines, it’s easy to believe that each generation of children is lazier than the last. But a new survey of 6 – 11 year olds suggests that British children believe they’re wrapped in cotton wool by their parents and would like more freedom to play outside. So that’s where the Sudocrem Play More Campaign wants to help.

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Play More with Sudocrem

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Mega Bounce XL from Wicked Vision

What could be better than a ball nearly as big as you are? Not much as far as L is concerned. Making it super bouncy, kind of noisy and ready for some rough and tumble helps of course. Well that is essentially what Mega Bounce XL from Wicked Vision does.

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Our Mega Bounce XL

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Has it Got Wheels? Toys from Jazwares

L is a very lucky little boy. He doesn’t realise the extent of this. He looks forward to the postman  arriving and he will ask the same three questions.  ‘Is there a parcel today?’ ‘Is it a present for me?’ ‘Has it got wheels mummy?’ Usually I have to say I don’t know, but when I saw the box from Jazwares arrive I was safely able to answer yes to all three. 

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Outdoor Entertaining

There are so many things I love about summer. One of those is a bit of outdoor entertaining. A barbecue with friends. A family get together. Or just eating your lunch in the garden. There are a few things I have found so far this summer that have helped make things that bit more fun.

Outdoor entertaining
Today it was just the two of us, but we still love to do the whole entertaining thing

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The Coros LINX Smart Bike Helmet – Review

Husb is a keen cyclist. He loves getting out on his bike. He also loves a good bit of tech. The Coros LINX Bluetooth enabled smart helmet is now officially his new favourite toy. He loves it.

COROS Linx
The helmet is so nicely styled

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The #PrezzoLaFamiglia Challenge

We eat out as a family quite a lot. It is enjoyable and often a nice break during a long day out. We have taken L with us to restaurants since pretty much the moment he was bored but there are definitely some things that make the experience better than others. Prezzo have recently launched some great family sharing dishes and we went to check them out as part of the #PrezzoLaFamiglia Challenge with BritMums.

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Mmmm garlic bread

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