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Meet the Carddies!

Thanks to the local editor over in Merton, we got to find out about Carddies last week. We were asked if we wanted to try them out and after a quick look on their site, the answer was easy! There were lots of lovely sets to choose from, but what with Christmas around the corner…

Expert Tips: Capturing Those “Perfect” Moments

Originally posted on London-on-Toast:
We recently met local photographer Claudine Yap. As a new mum to a two-month old son, she’s making a transition in her photography career from event photography to children and family portrait photography, offering on-location shots or studio shots. Based in Buckhurst Hill, she shoots in her bespoke studio or on…

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Hampers of Delight from Spicers of Hythe

We’ve got a lovely competition over on our Facebook page at the moment to win a Spicers of Hythe hamper.  So we thought we’d share a bit of information about this lovely local company and their founder Percy Spicer. Spicers of Hythe have been providing the perfect gift hamper since 1926. Great Grandfather Percy Spicer started packing the…

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Counting the Kicks and Pampering from Project B

Having recently reached the 26 wk milestone, my little one is getting quite active at certain points during the day. I love feeling each kick (even the ones that take me by surprise), as it is a wonderful reminder that he is doing OK. If you’ve not heard about the Count the Kicks campaign, do…

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A tea-time treat with the September Degustabox

The end of another month meant my Degustabox was due! The box this month was bursting with tasty treats. I was surprised though with the one my son wanted to try first. Not the chocolate biscuits…no…the marmalade… So late in the afternoon we had toast with delicious marmalade and then we had a chocolate biscuit!…

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Still having fun with Reading Eggs

We’re into the fourth week of our Reading Eggs trial and still having lots of fun with it! My son particularly enjoys listening to the songs and we now spend some time singing along with these after we’ve moved along to the next stage of the map. Last week we also downloaded the android app…