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“Tragedy Should Not Stop Calendar’s Release,” says Brave Mum

A charity calendar will go on sale despite one of the featured babies tragically dying of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) aged just six weeks and five days old.

Millie Brear’s photo was taken for a charity calendar inspired by Call The Midwife, but sadly she died just days before the calendar was due to go on sale.  The calendar was expected to raise thousands of pounds for a number of baby charities.  However, Millie’s Mum, Chloe, has said that the tragedy should not stop its release adding, “We hope her perfect little face makes people smile.  I took Millie along in the hope that she could help out with the cause.” Continue reading “Tragedy Should Not Stop Calendar’s Release,” says Brave Mum

Fairy Non Bio and GOSH

Fairy Non Bio announces partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity to support seriously ill children

Fairy Non Bio, pioneer of gentle fabric care for sensitive skin, is proud to announce ambitions to raise at least £150,000 to help seriously ill children being treated at world-leading Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Continue reading Fairy Non Bio and GOSH

intu Chapelfield Butterfly Baubles

intu Chapelfield Butterfly Baubles aim to raise more than £25,000 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices this Christmas

Norfolk’s biggest shopping centre, intu Chapelfield in Norwich, unveiled a unique, feature Christmas decoration yesterday, that will help raise money for a very important cause this winter.

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Sandringham setting for Butterfly Walk fundraiser

The Benjamin Foundation’s annual Butterfly Walk on Sunday 25th June

East Anglian charity, The Benjamin Foundation, will hold its fourth annual Butterfly Walk at Sandringham Country Park on Sunday 25th June.

The Walk will follow one of Sandringham’s trails, and is around three miles long, meandering through the Country Park’s historic woodland. Quiz questions are posted along the route, providing added fun for adults and children, with prizes for the best set of answers in each age group up for grabs at the end of the Walk. Within the Country Park there are plenty of perfect picnic spots, a large children’s play area, restaurant, gift shop and a farmers’ market, so a lovely day out for the whole family.

Butterfly Walk
Butterfly Walk at High Lodge last year

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An Alternative Gift For Mums That Like Life In The Fast Lane

If your mum prefers adrenalin and fast cars to flowers and cuddly toys, tickets to The Supercar Event (24 and 25 June) at Dunsfold Park, home of Top Gear, will make the perfect alternative Mother’s Day gift. All proceeds from the family event go to The Children’s Trust charity. Continue reading An Alternative Gift For Mums That Like Life In The Fast Lane

My entry for the #PHWinterWorkshop Campaign

I’ve joined in with Parcel Hero’s Winter Workshop campaign, #PHWinterWorkshop, which is supporting the fabulous and worthy Great Ormond Street Hospital!

So what’s is this all about? Well I, along with many other far better crafty bloggers, were set a challenge.

#PHWorkshop decorate with Duck Tape
When it came to decorating I of course reached for my sparkly Duck Glitter

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Pudsey and Friends DVD Review

The first ever BBC Children in Need Charity DVD was released on the 10th of October, Pudsey and Friends, so we thought we’d share our thoughts with you.

The lovable Pudsey Bear has got together with all his friends over at CBeebies to  create 3 hours of fun your kids are sure to love. Continue reading Pudsey and Friends DVD Review

Stand4 Socks

Are you the kind of person who is always looking for a slightly quirky gift, loves to support great causes or just enjoys a good pair of socks? If so Stand4 Socks are perfect for you.

I had never heard of Stand4 Socks before, but when their founder Josh got in touch I just knew I had to feature them.  Continue reading Stand4 Socks

Help Kids Run Free

As the London Marathon gets ready to celebrate its millionth finisher, UK charity Kids Run Free invites schools to get their pupils active and healthy with Kids’ Marathon.

UK primary schools now have the opportunity to join the next phase of Kids’ Marathon, the innovative programme that has been praised by the 40 schools currently participating as a sustainable, affordable and achievable sports programme. Kids’ Marathon inspires children to be active on a regular basis and Kids Run Free has secured funding to offer the initiative to more schools for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Medals for the Kids
Medals for the Kids

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Get Fit and Donate Your Skips

The Nation Goes Skipping Mad For Sport Relief #SureSkipathon is aiming to get Brits donating one million skips. With a fun app that you have to beat get skipping, get fit and have fun for Sports Relief.

Did you know that skipping is one of the happiest sports as two thirds of Brits find it impossible to skip without a smile on their face (62 per cent). I am one of those Brits, it is true, I am rubbish and I find skipping with the app almost impossible but I was smiling, sweaty and gross, but smiling.  Continue reading Get Fit and Donate Your Skips