Back To School: With Bostik #AD
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Back To School: With Bostik #AD

This year marks our first steps into school life. With Theon now three we’re prepping for his first year at nursery and so with the help of Bostik we’re making back to school desk tidies. you will need As with…

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Paw Patrol: Ultimate Rescue Review
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Paw Patrol: Ultimate Rescue Review

On our most recent trip to Greece, Theon was bought a selection of figures from the Paw Patrol Ultimate Rescue range. A huge hit with him, we’ve since been slowly collecting the rest of the crew. So, we thought we’d…

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No Bake: Pudding
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No Bake: Pudding

When I’m stuck at home with the kids and a to-do list the length of my arm not having to bake is a must. Today has been a long arduous day of survival for me. I’ve an endless list of…

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National Play Day: Water Play
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National Play Day: Water Play

It was National Play Day this week. So, we tagged along with a few of our friends to the Whitworth gallery to join in on a day of water based play! Playday occurs every year on the first Wednesday in August…

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Healthy Heart: Red Summer Salad
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Healthy Heart: Red Summer Salad

Our Red Summer Salad is a great way to get all the family on board the veg train! Red fruits and vegetables are positively packed with antioxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, and fiber. Which makes them great for…

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#Gifted: Hersey & Son Zodiac Pendant
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#Gifted: Hersey & Son Zodiac Pendant

On here I’m known as Berrit. At home I’m beckoned as ‘Mum’ at a rate of 12 squillion times a minute. So, when Hersey & Son (one of the UK’s few remaining traditional silversmiths) got in touch to offer me…

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Ragu: Rainbow Pasta
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Ragu: Rainbow Pasta

Ragu is another meal staple for our family. Referred to as Rainbow Pasta by Theon. I love it because it’s one of the easiest ways to get the kids to eat veg. For some reason they’ll eat pretty much anything…

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Your Voice Counts: Lead The Change
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Your Voice Counts: Lead The Change

Contrary to popular belief the size of your wallet or wage packet does not equate to the value of your voice! Neither do you need to donate large sums of money to lead, create or be the change your community…

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Quick Eats: Summer Salad
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Quick Eats: Summer Salad

Summer salad; when you just need something quick, yet substantial for the family to eat. There’s nothing quicker or easier than our Summer salad. Inspired by our time in Greece and fused with our UK home comforts. Literally all the…

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Aqua Plus: Hersonnissos
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Aqua Plus: Hersonnissos

Aqua Plus, Hersonissos is Crete’s largest Water Park. Located just outside of the capital (Heraklion), in one of the island’s biggest tourist towns. Set against a gorgeous back drop of Cretan flowers and trees together with exotic plants are 50…

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Taste of Summer: Mango & Lime Salsa
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Taste of Summer: Mango & Lime Salsa

Packed to the brim with the taste of summer, this Mango and Lime salsa will bring sunshine into even the most darkest of days. Use it to add zing to just about anything and get your taste buds rolling. Although,…

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Greek Meze: Meals For Kids
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Greek Meze: Meals For Kids

Greek Meze is pretty much the same as Tapas to the Spanish, it’s finger food! Which is why it also makes great meals for kids or weaning babies. Meze; Persian for taste or snack is a selection of small dishes…

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Donut Grow Up: P Turns 1
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Donut Grow Up: P Turns 1

P Turned 1 this week, whilst we were away in Greece. Not a total accident as we wanted to use her ‘Donut Grow Up’ party as a chance to create memories with our Greek family and friends. And I’m so…

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Makry Yialos: Our Top 3
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Makry Yialos: Our Top 3

Makry Yialos is located on the south-east coast of Crete and is an absolute family favourite of ours. With it’s shallow shores and thriving hive of activities it’s very family friendly. So, here’s out top 3 must do’s! Beach &…

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Family Festivals: 5 Must Haves
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Family Festivals: 5 Must Haves

I think one of the hardest parts of having kids is feeling like you have to give up a lot of your old self. That’s why I’m so glad that family friendly festivals are on the up. Becoming a parent…

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Flying With Toddlers: What To Pack
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Flying With Toddlers: What To Pack

Flying with toddlers is as savage as it sounds. But more often than not perfecting the art is trial and error. Want to skip that stage and just know what to pack? Here’s our winning, pre-tested packing list and tips.…

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Festa Italiana: Kid’s Pasta Masterclass
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Festa Italiana: Kid’s Pasta Masterclass

This is a gifted, unpaid Ad. In partnership with Salvi’s for Festa Italiana, Manchester 2019. All opinions within this article are our own. The country’s biggest and best festival of Italian food, drink and culture is bringing a kids mini…

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Camping With Family: Southerndown, Wales
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Camping With Family: Southerndown, Wales

Typing this in a fresh air induced haze. We’ve just got back from a family camping trip to Southerndown. Coming from a large family you only need a few of us to attend (families in tow) to turn any event…

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Sorry: Today I Don’t Want To Mum
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Sorry: Today I Don’t Want To …

Right now I should be studying, in less than 72 hours my next assignment needs to be submitted and within that time I need to complete 5 weeks worth of work. I’m Sorry, but today I didn’t want to wait…

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Keftedes: Greek Meatballs/Burgers
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Keftedes: Greek Meatballs/Burgers

The recipe for Keftedes or Greek meatballs is a great one to have as it is can also be used to make burgers or souvlaki/kebab. When making meatballs we tend to use a 50/50 mix of pork and beef mince,…

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Outside In: The Need For Interior Light
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Outside In: The Need For Interior Light

As we prepare to move there’s one thing for sure we’ve both realised that we need in the new house and that’s light! Especially now living in the UK Yiannis and I crave that Outside In lifestyle. Doors and Velux…

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Coral Island, Blackpool: Review (GIFTED)
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Coral Island, Blackpool: Review (GIFTED)

Last week Coral Island, Blackpool gifted us (as a family) with an all expenses paid day to trial out and review their venue and it’s facilities. Although our day was fully comped, this is an honest review and all opinions…

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P’s Beach Themed Birthday: With Bostik
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P’s Beach Themed Birthday: With Bostik

This is a gifted, unpaid AD in partnership with Bostik UK… In just over 10 weeks it will be P’s 1st birthday. Preparation is under way as I try to get all the decorations made and invites sent out before…

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