About Helen Costello

Helen is a busy Mum to 3 girls from the North West. She has been blogging about Cakes, Cooking & Kids at http://casacostello.com for 7 years and is likely to be found in the kitchen cooking up a treat. Helen hosts the popular Bake of the Week linky showcasing the brilliant bakes each week. She is known for her amazing cakes and for trying to squeeze more hours into every day. Helen can be found at Twitter (@CasaCostello), Instagram (CasaCostello) and spends far too much time over at Pinterest (@CasaCostello)

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Reviews Round-up: Home, hotels & toys

Well we can’t avoid it any longer. Christmas preparations are in full flow and the blogging world is jam-packed with reviews. If you are still unsure of the must-have toys and gifts for this Christmas, then welcome to our bumper edition of the BritMums Reviews Round-up: Toys: Adventures of a Mum has been super impressed […]

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Reviews Round-up: The ‘C’ word

Dare I mention the ‘C’ word in September? I will admit that I started a tiny bit of Christmas shopping this week and feel all virtuous for being organised. I’m sure I’m not alone in researching what is ‘in’ this year and what is the best value for money. Our product reviews are so useful […]

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Reviews Round-up: Movies, toys & lazy lunches!

I’m very happy to be writing my first RoundUp post as the new Reviews Editor for BritMums. I’ve always loved review posts – both reading them and writing them so this is the perfect position for me. There are so many areas that our BritMums bloggers can review – Hopefully you will find a product […]

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Foodie Round-up: Autumn & Halloween

That has got to be the quickest month ever! It seem only minutes ago that we were waving the kids back into school for the new school year and here we are in (almost) mid-October with delicious recipes oozing with seasonal veg! Autumn is definitely my favourite season – Sweet Potatoes, Butternut Squash and of […]

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Foodie Round-up: Back to school

Anyone with school age children will by now have waved their little ones (or not so little ones) off to school and be back in the swing of the school runs once more. If you are anything like me, you may be caught out by how exhausting those first few weeks getting back in the […]

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Foodie Round-up: Fish

I still remember the sense of achievement when I first got my eldest child to eat some fish – We persuaded her that it was special pink meat as that was her favourite colour at the time. Fast forward 13 years, that salmon is still a firm favourite in our house. As long as it […]

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Food Round-up: Chocolate & Easter Food

Well, Easter weekend has been and gone. The fields are full of super cute lambs and we are told that we are officially in Springtime. Even the weather is occasionally tempting us to believe that warmer days may be here to stay soon. This month’s BritMums Foodie Roundup is bringing you the best of the […]

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Foodie Round-up: Healthy options

Well, hopefully anyone who made healthy eating resolutions is still feeling inspired as we enter the second month of the year. For this month’s round-up, we are focussing on healthy alternatives. I try not to use the word ‘Diet’ as it can be so off putting – let’s talk about lifestyle choices instead! It’s commonly […]

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Food Round-up: Festive food

Well the festivities are over, the tree is down and the tinsel back in the loft for another 11 months. Are you still munching your way through Christmas Cake and chocolate? Our Minion Christmas Cake is all but a distant memory already. Time for our monthly look back at what was happening on BritMums food […]

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Food Round-up: Comfort food

Are you sitting comfortably? Preferably with a brew and a blanket over your knees. Well let’s begin – I have a plethora of comforting and warming recipes for you in this month’s Food Roundup. These winter recipes will make you feel ready to launch into wintery days, knowing there are hot, steamy dishes to look […]

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BritMums Food Round-up: A new start

Hi, welcome to the re-launch of the BritMums Food Round-up. I’m very happy to be co-ordinating each month’s look at what has been going on in the BritMums’ kitchens. The weather has definitely turned more wintery over the past week. In our house, this signals warm & hearty meals – We yearn for comforting and […]

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