Click your heels, swing your feet and tap till your heart’s content everyone as I am taking the girls to see Lord of the Dance this weekend. I can’t wait. I love the theatre, the thrill of the curtain going up, of being mesmerised by a dance or play on stage, the costumes, the music, the […]
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Sometimes in life you get a really good week, this week has been one of those for me. Yes I have the usual mess indoors, an overflowing inbox to muddle through at some point and a dog who won’t leave my side since he was neutered on Thursday but I got to interview Antonio Banderas in […]
Is there something that doesn’t go better with cake? We can’t think of a single thing. That’s why we’re so excited about our #betterwithcake project, with Mr Kipling, makers of iconic cakes like Cherry Bakewells, French Fancies and Viennese Whirls. We want to know about those #betterwithcake moments you enjoy during the Easter school holidays […]
Goodness, where does time go – still feels like I was looking at the giveaways that would give us awesome Christmas presents, and now I am being confronted with loads of chocolate instead! This month, we are starting off with some of those great chocolate and Easter themed giveaways, and then sprinting into some of […]
They are the big awards with the little bitty name: Nominations for the 2015 BiBs (aka the Brilliance in Blogging Awards) are now open! BritMums highlights the best of parent lifestyle blogging in our BiB Awards. It recognises the most creative, inventive and compelling blogging of the year! Last year more than 200,000 nominations and […]
We all want our children to have a good understanding about money matters as they grow up. Research from the Money Advice Service shows that talking to kids about the value of money from an early age can stand them in good stead for the future, yet finding ways to have these conversations can be […]
What makes travelling with children that much easier, safer and more fun? We’re trading tips on the topic at our #HolidaySafeKids Twitter party. Come share your experience, whether your children are toddlers or teens, on Thursday 26 March from 13:00 – 14:00 GMT. You could win 1 of 10 £25 John Lewis vouchers. The #HolidaySafeKids […]
Yay, it’s the weekend! Plus there is so much to look forward to. Mother’s Day, the spring, Easter, summer, it’s all on the way. I have been noticing signs of spring all around me this week and I’ve really been enjoying the extra few degrees of warmth that are starting to shine through. However I […]
Eat healthy eggs this Easter! Never mind the chocolate variety – real eggs are a healthy ingredient for delicious family meals. Think sweet potato tortilla or baked eggs with goat’s cheese, great for brunch, lunch or dinner. When you share your pictures of #HealthyEggMeals to Instagram from 16 – 22 March, you could win daily […]
Well I have been feeling Spring in the air this week, have you? The days are longer and they are also a tiny bit warmer. Not quite t shirt weather but we’re on the way. On our walk to school some gardens have crocuses flowering, pretty pansies planted in the borders and buds are budding. […]
Receiving and sending things for Mother’s Day is a real joy. Now imagine how much easier it would be if you didn’t have to wait around for the postman for deliveries or if you could send returns at a convenient time for you. At the #MothersDayDoddle Twitter party, we’ll be talking about the things you […]
Like taking pics? Enjoy taking part in a little fun? Join in #SnapHappyBritMums, our daily photo challenge! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be creative and snap away! Save the image above as a daily reminder to refer to. Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and your photo sharing […]
Hello everyone, how has the week been for you? Mine has been manic but as busy as I have been all week I don’t seem to have completed any particular task, I enter the weekend with lots of half jobs to complete. Oh and I must apologise for going AWOL last week, half term saw […]
Would you switch to save money on your energy bills? (Uh, yes.) Would you like save around £200 a year on your energy bill? (Definitely yes!) Our #PowerToSwitch Twitter party is all about how to keep your energy bills down and the benefits of switching your energy supplier. Come share your stories and questions! Tweet […]
Did you get some snow? We got the tiniest flurry this week in the southern corner which excited my twins immensely, it didn’t prevent dad going to work or shut the school however so or the UK is becoming more organised and can now deal with 1cm of snow or it wasn’t even a centimetre. […]
It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day of blogging (Have I scheduled important tweets? Have I pinned my latest post?). But take a step back and you get a perspective on how much has changed over the past year. The BritMums collective of parent lifestyle bloggers, who write about everything from food, crafting, […]
Our #RaiseSomeDough Twitter party brings together two of our favourite things: supporting Comic Relief and baking. At the #RaiseSomeDough Twitter party, we’ll be talking about baking something funny – by, say, using whimsical decorations or an unusual ingredient. And bakers can help Comic Relief by purchasing a range of Henry Holland-designed aprons, tea towels and […]
As weeks go, this one has been a full on, get your act together one for me. I have been battling with my tax return and cannot for the life of me figure out WHY they make the language so complicated on their return forms. I had to copy and paste some questions onto a […]
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