Pros and Cons of a Property Open Day

The UK has been enjoying a property boom in recent months. This boom is partly due to the stamp duty holiday introduced during the pandemic and partly due to COVID causing a surge in remote working, which meant people no longer had to live within commuting distance of their work and those living in cities could up sticks and move to the coast or the countryside.  

Although, obviously, physical viewings of properties were put on hold during lockdowns, virtual viewings helped potential buyers have a good look at properties for sale.  Virtual viewings, 3D walk-throughs and 360° virtual tours are still popular but nothing beats seeing a house in person and open days are a popular marketing method for estate agents in Essex and all over the UK. 


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STEAM toys with Bright Minds

When it comes to buying toys for the kids Anna and I always do some research before committing. We are very inclined into the learning aspect of the toys and what how they can complement our existing toys.  Bright Minds specialise in STEAM;  science toys, Technology, Engineering, Arts & crafts and Maths toys, plus not forgetting wooden toys, role play & board games that are fun to use but also encourage learning and development, – all backed by a unique 90 day no-quibble guarantee, unmatched by any other retailer on the web.

Every potential product is opened up and tested to feel the quality. To make the grade, it has to inspire children to be curious about the world around them or encourage creativity and develop their skills at their own pace in a relaxed and fun way. This creates a loving space, which is the best way for children to learn, grow and discover their passion in life. If you are looking for a few ideas of super cool toys read on!

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Handprint Reindeer Christmas Craft for Kids

This handprint reindeer craft is such an easy personalised Christmas card idea to make and send to friends and family. This craft uses a photo of your child along with their little hand prints so it makes an adorable keepsake and is sure to bring a smile to faraway relatives, especially grandparents!

This one of a kind Christmas card is easy to make and is sure to make folks “ho ho ho” with delight.

Easy personalised Christmas card idea Handprint Reindeer Craft

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5 Steps to Healing After a Traumatic Birth Experience

Regrettably, traumatic births can happen to any of us, and they can affect you for long after the birth of your baby. We want to help ease your trauma and assist you in taking a step in the right direction. So, we’ve found five steps to support you throughout your healing process. 

There are plenty of reasons as to why birth can be seen as a traumatic experience for those involved. From experiencing complications before or after birth to suffering from trauma or injuries during birth, it is far more common than people think. 


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Living a Nomadic Family Lifestyle | What’s It Really Like?

The nomadic lifestyle is still something that goes on. You may presume that it’s an idea that may be well in the past, but it is very much alive. But what’s the lifestyle all about? How is it like? Can you live the life when you have kids?

Those are a few questions that will ring in your brain when someone mentions a nomadic lifestyle. You can read on below to find out what the lifestyle is all about and what’s it’s really like.

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Taking the girls to ballet dancing with Bloch

Since moving to Wales I have been looking for activities for my daughter to do. She was very keen when doing gyminastics in London and has always been very active. She has been telling me for a few months she wanted to do dancing instead of gymnastics so I thought that she would maybe want to give ballet a try. I have since found a few places that I will take her. Needless to say I absolutely love ballet clothing and in this post I will share a little bit about Bloch and their gorgeous products

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Healthy Halloween Muffins Recipe

A healthy Halloween muffin recipe can be an excellent way to achieve a sweet and sugar-free treat. These recipes are also a great option for parents who want to provide their kids with treats without the sugar or preservatives found in many of the store-bought varieties. Cutting down on sugar doesn’t have to mean that kids can’t enjoy spooky treats this Halloween season!

This healthy Halloween muffins recipe will walk you through step by step how to make Halloween pumpkin muffins, Witches Hat muffins, Dracula muffins and spooky spider muffins – which one will be your child’s favourite?

Free from refined sugar, these Organix Sweet Halloween Pumpkin Muffins  use butternut squash or pumpkin to give the cakes a natural sweetness, alongside a small quantity of maple syrup, helping to keep your kids Halloween sugar consumption down to a reasonable level.  These Halloween muffins are scarily simple to make, and a great alternative to sugary Halloween cupcakes. Little ones will love their spooktacular designs and irresistibly sticky toppings, made using cream cheese or greek yoghurt, combined with blueberries, blackberries and kiwis – YUM!

Healthy Halloween muffins recipe

These muffins are so easy to make and your kids will love them! They can even get involved and help to bake and decorate the muffins together for a fun quality time activity. 

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Witches Fingers & Edible Eyeballs: Easy & Healthy Halloween Party Food for Kids

Edible Eyeballs Halloween Party Food for Kids

What’s Halloween without some spooky treats like witches fingers and edible eyeballs? This Halloween, treat your little ones to some spooky-themed party food.

These recipes are easy enough for kids to help make and taste delicious, as well as being healthy. Win-win! At a time of year when there is so much candy and sugar around, some fun but wholesome recipes for the Halloween party is a great find.

Edible Eyeballs Halloween Party Food for Kids

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