More to Dorset than Camp Bestival! {Featuring Wyke Dorset Cottages}

‘This is a paid partnership with Wyke Dorset Cottages’ For the last four years — during the last week of July — we’ve made our annual pilgrimage down to Dorset for Camp Bestival. We arrive on the Thursday afternoon and generally leave on the Monday; never setting foot outside the grounds of Lulworth Castle. It’s …

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The Benchmarx Kitchens ‘Kid-chen’ Designer Competition

‘This is a paid partnership with Benchmarx Kitchens and Joinery’ I posted over on my Instagram feed yesterday about our impending house renovation. I’ve not written about it much over here, as yet, as I didn’t want to tempt fate; but earlier in the year, we got the news that we’d been hoping for. We …

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Smart Storage for Toys | Meet Oslo from GLTC

Toys. They seem to be taking over our home. We’ve gone from having the ubiquitous Jumperoo — in duplicate — sitting in the corner of our sitting room; to mounds of Lego, a giant play festival food van, and loads of teeny tiny Playmobil accessories. I wrote recently about our attempts to turn our backs …

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Turning our back on The Throw-Away Society {#BuyWoodBuyOnce}

There has been so much in the news about ‘sustainability’ in the last few months hasn’t there? Documentaries like Blue Planet II, showing sickening images of plastic pollution; closely followed by Stacey Dooley with her hard hitting report on cotton production and the fashion industry. I feel as though there’s been a real shift in …

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The McDonald’s Effect {Family Time and McDonald’s Character Visits} | AD

This is a paid post with McDonalds to promote the McDonald’s character visits. Although this is a collaborative post all thoughts, words and images — as ever — are entirely my own.  Through the mists of time (OK — I’m exaggerating — throughout my lifetime) there has been an unequivocal link between children’s happiness and McDonald’s. Our family …

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