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A Happy Birthday with ZURU Bunch-O-Balloons Party

My baby boy is now 6 years old. SIX!! How did that even happen? This year I was very clear to him that he could either have a party with all of his school chums, or he could have a special day out with his bestie.

ZURU Bunch-O-Balloons Party Box
ZURU Bunch-O-Balloons Party Box

He opted for a special day out, which was lovely and perfect (and a real relief as it was cheaper and more fun for me) but I had a surprise up my sleeve for him. As a treat I said he could invite three friends round for a birthday tea after school, so he could have cake and a but of fun.

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How to Deal with Festive Birthdays

My darling and gorgeous little niece was born just before Christmas and as I have a birthday not long after Christmas I am aware of the many downfalls of festive birthdays.

The ‘joint’ presents which when you are young and to be fair even as an adult often just feels like you’re a burden so you miss out in comparison to your summer born family and friends.

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A Zuru Party Bag

Is it only me or has party season really kicked off? With a party next week and two in April the kid has a better social life than I do. Trouble is, gifts! What do you get? He has only been at school since September, one of these kids I don’t know at all, one I know the mum but have no idea what the girl likes and the third I think I have an idea but I’m honestly far from sure.

Enter Zuru, with a great range of toys they are well and truly to the rescue.

Zuru Party Bag
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Celebrating at Chessington World of Adventures

Oh I have been wanting to write this for so long but life has very much got in the way. Last year for L’s birthday we spent the weekend at Chessington World of Adventures. It was amazing. AMAZING.

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Enjoying the rides at Chessington so much

I’m not really sure why we ended up going to Chessington for his birthday, I’d just been browsing the internet one night and saw that there was a great offer for a hotel stay and two days park entry for around £140 and that we could go for his actual birthday.

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Getting ready for his birthday

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This Plus That Equals…. January Plans

This plus that equals…. January plans

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about my plans for the coming month. No New Year’s Resolutions here, I don’t believe in them, just my usual plans for the coming month.

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Beautiful Cards from Ayoma Cards

I love sending and receiving cards. I always have a stock in the house for emergencies and forgotten birthdays but as a general rule I like to pick something special for each person. Ayoma Cards have a new subscription box service that allows me to do both.

Zoe sells completely handmade and personalised greetings cards on her Etsy shop, which you should completely check out.  But she has also launched Ayoma Cards Monthly, a new monthly subscription box service for the cards and I have tried it out.

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