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#MixUpYourMenu Twitter party: How to mix up family favourites

How do you inject a little variety into meals with your old favourites? Our #MixUpYourMenu Twitter party is the place to share your tips, tricks and tasty family meals. We especially want to hear your inspiration with Birds Eye mealtime favourites fish fingers, peas, chicken grills, burgers and new wholegrain fish fingers! When you tweet […]

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#SuperSavvyMe: Share your life hacks & win prizes!

We want your life hacks! Life hacks are the little tips, shortcuts and inspirations that you use every day to make life easier. What are your tricks to living a savvy life? Submit your tips in one of the four life categories, tweet your tip with the hashtag and you could win 1 of 40 […]

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Where are the good tween movies?

In our house we love movies. We’ve even been known to catch a double feature from time to time. Yet even with cinema and Sky On Demand, Netflix and Amazon, the biggest problem I have lately is finding something to watch with my tween daughter. Of course there are the unrated movies that we all […]

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12 things to do with kids in Cyprus

Cyprus is a well-established destination for the party generation and new parents. But on a recent visit we discovered why it’s great with slightly older children, with its outdoor sports, culture that’s not restricted to museums and beautiful, rugged nature. Here, my must-do activities for any family visit to Cyprus. 1. Explore the Akamas Peninsula […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Saturday keynote with Carol Smillie

We are so excited to announce the BritMums Live 2015 Friday keynote: Carol Smillie! Carol will join us on Saturday 20th June talking about her endeavour DiaryDoll, with tennis star Annabel Croft. Her theme will be Ready for Anything — how we can all embrace the idea of being ready for anything, and how we celebrate […]

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The 2015 BiBs Finalists are ….

It has been a stellar field of impressive shortlisted bloggers for this year’s BiB Awards. Across 12 categories you voted for your favourites and the votes have been counted. The quality of blogs gets better each year, making everyone who participates noteworthy and inspiring. We found it hard to tear ourselves away from reading to […]

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Twitter party with BP: Summer days out & road trips

Summer is a great time to jump in the car with the family and spend time together. We want to hear about the family driving adventures you’ve had or are planning at our #BPDriveInDineOut Twitter party on Thursday 4 June at 13:00. The party is sponsored by BP who have partnered with PizzaExpress to offer […]

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Insta-walk at BritMums Live 2015

  Love Instagram and photography? How about joining a casual Insta-walk before BritMums Live? This will be a social and casual meet up, a great way to meet a few people and break the ice before the conference. Don’t worry about whether you’re a big Instagram buff or not. It won’t be anything serious — […]

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BritMums Live 2015: The Craft Lounge!

Sewing, knitting and crocheting couldn’t be more cool and fun (even before you know that Ryan Gosling’s doing it) and it’s so easy to get started! We’re delighted this year to feature The Craft Lounge at Brit Mums Live. It is a space to make something, chat with friends and let your creativity take over, […]

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Video Round-up for April & May

I hope you’ve all been getting your camcorders and smartphones out to record plenty of video! Whatever you like to shoot, if it’s suitable for a family audience then don’t forget to send your submissions to me each month to be included in this round-up of all things video! Since the last video round-up Twitter […]

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Cycling around Britain: Fern Britton raises funds for prevention of miscarriage

Fern, 57, has been cycling 57 miles a day from John O’Groats to Land’s End since the 1st May. Her aim is to raise at least £57,000 money that will be used to fund research into the prevention of miscarriage in pregnancy. She is inviting everyone to join her as she passes through towns and cities of Great […]

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Review: The Crumbs Family Cookbook

When Crumbs, one of our favourite blogging and YouTube’ing duos recently published a cookbook, we couldn’t help but celebrate. We also asked another of our favourite bloggers, Lucy Parissi from Super Golden Bakes, to review it. Here’s her take on a potential new addition to your family cookbook shelf. When the Crumbs Family Cookbook landed […]

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40 ways to have family fun on a cruise

How does your family have fun on holiday? Are you sun-seekers who love getting out in the sunshine? Thrill-seekers who love waterslides and water sports? Food-seekers hungry for local cuisine and tempting treats? Our #CarnivalFamilies Twitter party was a chance to tell us about what kind of fun-seeking family you are. Fun-seeker – with your […]

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BritMums SEND Round-up: No Diagnosis?

April saw a very powerful advocacy and support campaign by a very small number of passionate parents and charities. I am dedicating this month’s round up to them, the Undiagnosed. You can watch the official video produced by SWAN UK for the day, Undiagnosed, here:       This is how Alison Bloomer from Complicated […]

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Style Round-up: The #BIBs2015 style shortlist

Time to focus on the blogs shortlisted in the Style Category of the #BiBs2015. That way you can get to know them better, decide which is your favourite and vote for them. I have to admit that some of the blogs shortlisted are very new to me while others are blogs I have known and loved for years.  A […]

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Politics Round-up: Election response

The votes have been counted and verified and we have a new government. Reactions to this news are definitely mixed, and as such this months round-up is just in list form – I am deliberately avoiding grouping them into ‘sides’, as I am hoping that when push comes to shove, we are all on the […]

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Foodie Round-up: Top Ten BritMums Food blogs of 2015

This month’s Foodie round-up is dedicated to the shortlisted blogs of the 2015 BiBs awards as they have been nominated by you. As part of the judging panel for the first two stages this year it was very clear from the first click that the bar has been raised yet again and choosing the BritMums […]

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Poetry and Prose Round-Up: Motivating May

Welcome to May’s poetry and prose round-up – albeit a bit late for which I sincerely apologise! I hope you are having a great month. It is not long now until BritMums Live! Just over a month away and I am really looking forward to seeing lots of you lovely people there. I don’t know […]

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