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Glossybox | July 2019

With July hitting the deck with blue skies and warm sand all the British Public need is a holiday! July’s Glossybox theme fits perfectly- ‘Holiday Haul’. July is all about Summer Vibes that’s for sure, and what better way to embrace it with a box full of products to help you with your travels. If you are new to Glossybox then here is a little info. As you have probably gathered Glossybox is a beauty subscription service. Each month, it delivers a wide and varied  ...

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Mum Life

Why I don’t Babble Back | Mum Life

Countless mum’s babble away to they baby when they first start making noises. It’s only natural. Then the babbling really kicks off and there is no way in hell’s chance you know what they’re saying but you make the noise back anyway and before you know it you’re engaged in a incoherent conversation with a one year old. But that’s not me. Slightly unorthodox maybe and baffling to some, but this is us. We decide very early on with Evelyn that we  ...

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Books

A Tragic Kind of Wonderful by Eric Lindstorm Book Review

A Tragic Kind of Wonderful by Eric Lindstorm is a book about 16 year old Mel Hannigan who has a Bipolar Disorder. She had a brother who committed suicide and parents that are divorced. She is a very confused girl going through school dramas but one plays out in a horrible way. “Dr Jordan told me everyone with bipolar disorder is different – endless variations of moods, emotions, intensity, frequency, reactions, episodes, delusions, breakdowns – but even so, according to him, I’m unusual.” I  ...

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Lifestyle

Indoor Activities in Manchester

Now that the school year is almost coming to an end, it can be hard to keep the kids excited in school and it can be even harder to entertain them at home. Whether you are a parent trying to find things to deal with your child, or a teacher searching for exciting school trips to Manchester: we’ve got you covered. Today we are going to take a look at some great activities you can enjoy with our family or your class in the city of Manchester to help them get pumped up for the summer.   ...

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Beauty

GLOSSYBOX X LIVING PROOF

As you all I know I love a Limited Edition Box and Glossybox’s just wow me every time. The last Limited Edition box we saw was an egg! It was quite amazing to be honest. The June GLOSSYBOX x Living Proof Limited Edition box is here and it is packed with 5 hair products that restore, nourish and revive damaged hair. The perfect Hair-mergency kit worth over £75. I think it can be really difficult to produce a box that is a crowd pleaser, when it is solely hair care products. The  ...

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Beauty

GLOSSYBOX | JUNE 2019

Summer Soiree. Two words that are quite frankly, my kinda words. Did someone say grab the Pimms? When I think summer party I think gardens, sun, Pimms, floral dresses and heels, garden games and BBQ’s. How perfect does that sound right? Glossybox have created a box to celebrate just that. So without further ado….The Summer Soiree June 2019 Glossybox…. If you are new to Glossybox then here is a little info. As you have probably gathered Glossybox is a beauty subscription  ...

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Books

Holding Up The Universe by Jennifer Niven Book Review

Yeh, we went on honeymoon. There was lots of lazing by the pool and lots of reading was done. So here is a review of Holding Up the Universe By Jennifer Niven. The book is about a girl who was once dubbed ‘America’s Fattest Teen’. Since her mum’s death she’s been picking up the pieces and eating herself until oblivion. Until a few years ago, and she had to be cut out of her house. Since then she has lost a hell of a lot of weight and is now back at school. Jack  ...

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Mum Life

Benefits of Bedtime Stories

The benefits of reading your baby a child a story or book have been investigated heavily. It is found that a lot of brain rewiring can happen after 8 weeks of reading a child a book before bed every night. It helps incredibly with speech development and the understanding of certain words that can often sound similar such as fall and doll apparently. Also, as children get older it helps to teach them to pronounce properly and in turn spell. Recently we have been doing Thomas’ weekly  ...

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Why I am so over this ‘Influencer’ Malarkey | Chat

It wasn’t until recently that I realised exactly what direction I wanted my social media to go in and then I saw a very short 30s-1m video on facebook and hit me square in the face…. hard. Everyone seems to want to become an ‘Influencer’ of some sort these days. But with Influencing… comes responsibility. Now the video I watched highlighted that when someone get’s done for drink driving (for example) they are classed as ‘under the influence’.  ...

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Books

Lie With Me by Sabine Durrant Book Review

Lie with Me is about Paul. Paul is a bit of a womaniser and, in my opinion, a women’s worst nightmare. Really he only cares about one thing… sex. He clearly has a flavour for the younger woman, however, although this is brought up throughout the book it is not what the book is about. Paul meets an old friend and in turn starts dating one of the friends family members. He is invited on their family holiday and he makes a few white lies to ‘fit in’. However, these  ...

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