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Colour & Learn World Map duvet cover – review and giveaway

Not that long ago you may remember that Monkey got to have some colouring fun with a Colour & Learn World Map pillowcase. Well the team at eat sleep doodle thought he might like the matching Colour & Learn World Map duvet … Continue r...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Dec 16, 2016

Cley Designs personalised jewellery – review and giveaway

I’ve always loved jewellery and wanted to have Monkey’s fingerprint used in a piece of jewellery from the moment he was born.  Sadly Daddy P took forever to get the hint and Monkey was 3 before I finally had a necklace … Continue...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Dec 8, 2016

I Finally Bought a Rug

Hello World!  Happy Friday and all that jazz!  We’ve been in our red brick, Colonial for two years and I’ve just now bought a rug.  Well, actually I bought it three weeks ago.  If you follow me on Instagram, you would...
by The Dedicated House on Aug 26, 2016

Fun Shopping at Home Goods

I forgot how much I loved shopping at Home Goods! I haven’t been in awhile and I can tell you I was pretty excited to spend some quality Home Goods time. One item on my shopping list was to find a lamp for my new office. As usual, there were tons t...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Aug 17, 2016

Home Goods Happy

Hello World!  Can you believe August 1st is Monday?  This Summer is flying by with school starting in late August for Little Dedicated.  I already have her school supplies, but I do need to get the child more clothes.  She is grow...
by The Dedicated House on Jul 29, 2016

Where the Wrapped Books Landed

Hello World!  Remember a while back before I got a bee in my bonnet to paint and rearrange all of the rooms upstairs, I wrapped some books.  Old books plus pretty wrapping paper; the durable kind.   Those books.  I have been an av...
by The Dedicated House on Jul 28, 2016

Preparing for Year Two with Cleancut Wood

As regular readers know, Monkey sometimes finds school challenging.  Writing has certainly not been one of his favourite activities at school.  But I can see some noticeable improvements in his efforts in the last few months.  I’ve had notes...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jul 22, 2016

Staying safe in the sun with EVY Sunscreen Mousse

Monkey and I are flying off to Spain tomorrow to see my parents.  I cannot wait for guaranteed blue skies and warm weather.  Let’s face it, our summer, so far, hasn’t really arrived.  There will be a marked different in … Continu...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jul 19, 2016

Coughing with confidence thanks to Innovo #restorethefloor

I’m 48.  It’s a fact I can’t get away from.  I’m also a Mum who had a natural birth nearly 7 years ago.  Parts of my body just don’t work as well as they did 20 years ago, and certainly … Continue reading →...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jul 15, 2016

Creating memories with Liberty Trading

We’re in the midst of the Formula One season at the moment, and of course Monkey and I are avid watchers.  Seeing a race taking place amongst the streets of Baku in Azerbaijan at the weekend was rather surreal, it … Continue reading U...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jun 23, 2016

Cross Stitch with Coats Crafts UK

When I was a child I loved embroidery, and my stitching passions progressed to tapestry and finally cross stitch.  Over the years I’ve spent many hours making up kits for family and friends.  Anything from birth samplers to Christmas stocking...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Jun 7, 2016

Going back to our youth with Stylophone

You know you’ve reached a certain point in your life when all the things you remember with fondness from your childhood are back in fashion.  My memories are now the retro must have items of the 21st century. I recently … Continue readin...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on May 30, 2016

Photo memories with Cheerz

I’ve loved photography since I was a child, a camera has never been far from my side.  The one downside to digital photography for me, is it’s all too easy to not print photos out. Monkey loves looking through photo … Continue read...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on May 26, 2016

Staying safe this summer

I’m sharing a couple of products with you today very much with summer holidays in mind. Staying safe this summer from mosquitoes and those harmful UV rays couldn’t be easier. I don’t know about you but mosquitoes love me and I R...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on May 17, 2016

Storing memories with Dust & Things

I hold my hands up, I am a bit of a hoarder.  It’s a family thing, my Mum, Uncle and Auntie, we’re all rather similar.  I’d like to think I was on the lower end of the spectrum, but my … Continue reading → The post Sto...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on May 4, 2016

Sleeping well with Sleepy People

I’ve always struggled getting to sleep, I’ve never really been able to nap, and no matter how tired I am, getting to sleep has never come easy.  My brain just struggles to switch off, so from childhood I’ve always read … Cont...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Apr 20, 2016

Our family framed with this is nessie

I’m always on the look out for something a little different to brighten up our home and I recently discovered a company that offers a lovely range of customised stationery and prints. We’ve had our family framed with this is nessie ̷...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Apr 12, 2016

Blokpod Lego Storage system

We love Lego here.  I’m sure most people do.  It’s a world of imaginative play that I’ve loved since childhood and Monkey is certainly hooked on it.  The Duplo of his toddler days is still lingering in the background, but …...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Apr 1, 2016

Time and Tide Wait for No Man – CD Giveaway

I love listening to music and always enjoy discovering a new artist.  Recently I was approached and asked if I’d like to share my thoughts on the new Marcus Nand album, Time and Tide Wait for No Man. The 12 … Continue reading → The...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Mar 9, 2016

Gifts with a difference from uncommongoods

I’m always on the look out for unusual presents and recently I discovered an excellent range of gifts with a difference from uncommongoods.  The US-based company has a strong ethos of sustainability. It offers a wide range of environmentally...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Feb 18, 2016


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