WIN your perfect nanu pillow (also – your pillow is likely to be gross)
May11

WIN your perfect nanu pillow (also – your pillow is likely to be gross)

I’ve written before about the icky gross stuff nestling inside our mattresses, thanks to the fact that we sleep on them for a third of our lifecycle, and never wash them. But have you ever thought about the pillow? No, me either. Until nanu got in touch and asked if I thought you’d like to know that most of us sleep on a pillow that is over five years old and 40 per cent of Brits have never washed their pillows. To help...

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WIN – £750 Easy Camp Family Camping Kit!
Apr16

WIN – £750 Easy Camp Family Camping Kit!

Let’s start with a hands up:Who loves camping?Who hasn’t ever camped? If your hand waved around for either of those, this is definitely the place for you. And if you hate camping you should stick around too, because this just might change your mind a little. The thing is, camping can be so many things, to so many people. The last time we went with the kids (admittedly a few years ago now) we wild camped for two weeks in...

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Win a complete Letts ‘GCSE In A Week’ PLUS Spotify Premium!
Apr08

Win a complete Letts ‘GCSE In A Week’ PLUS Spotify Premium!

It’s that time of year that every parent of an older teen learns to be wary of. Exam season. We’ve been through it a couple of times, with son No.3 facing his GCSE barrel this summer (if you’re in a  similar position, you might appreciate getting a head start on What Not To Say To Your Revising Teen‘. have a read – you’ll love it, and in a couple of months you’ll be thanking me for the warnings). If you’ve got a 16yr old who’s taking...

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Win an Artisan Foodie Hamper – handpicked in Belgium!
Mar17

Win an Artisan Foodie Hamper – handpicked in Belgium!

At around 2hrs away from Calais, Southern Belgium makes an easy choice as a short break option for the family. Unspoiled landscape, soft rolling hills and pretty villages, and some great fun filled ideas for Wallonia – the green heart of Belgium. Wallonia, with its abundance of deep rivers, game-filled forests and vast orchards, offers a varied culinary palette of quality produce. History has played a part in it too. Occupiers...

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Win Your World Book Day Costume From Beano!
Feb20

Win Your World Book Day Costume From Beano!

World Book Day is looming fast – are you ready?Don’t fret – we’ve nabbed our mates at Beano, and we’re here to help! World Book Day is a totally brilliantly excellent day. It’s on the 7th March this year, and who doesn’t love a day that is simply celebrating stories, and loving to read?We love. BUT. If you have a child in Primary school, that love comes with a bit of a caveat, doesn’t...

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Win A Pair of New Balance Cath Kidston Trainers.
Feb14

Win A Pair of New Balance Cath Kidston Trainers.

Pretty damned excited about this one. We’ve been a New Balance fandom house for a few years now (kids and adults alike), but these one’s are a bit new.Like New Balance? well, yes.Like Cath Kidston? Well, yes, obviously.So how d’you fancy New Balance trainers with a Cath Kidston ditsy print on them? Oh my yes please! This is the second collection Cath Kidston have designed in partnership with the world-renowned...

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