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CHATEAU DREAMS COME TRUE (starting a new family life in france) // inspirational Q&A

CHATEAU DREAMS COME TRUE (starting a new family life in france) // inspirational Q&A

How Rebecca, Tim and their two boys found and fell in love with their magnificent French ‘forever home’, Chateau de la Ruche.

AL FRESCO AFTERNOON DELIGHTS // our perfect picnic picks

AL FRESCO AFTERNOON DELIGHTS // our perfect picnic picks

Picnic essentials – make the most of summer by going al fresco!

CONVERTING MY FASHION PHOBE // camouflage kid’s bomber jacket

CONVERTING MY FASHION PHOBE // camouflage kid’s bomber jacket

Big Sis has a casual, sporty style and we often find ourselves browsing the ‘boys’ section to find her perfect outfit.

LAST-MINUTE FATHER’S DAY GIFTS DAD WILL LOVE

LAST-MINUTE FATHER’S DAY GIFTS DAD WILL LOVE

Some fab and affordable gift ideas for Dad this Father’s Day

RETURN TO GIGGLING SQUID // family-friendly dining

RETURN TO GIGGLING SQUID // family-friendly dining

Lil Sis is what you’d call a cautious eater. Convincing her to try something new can feel like I’m asking her to conduct a death-defying…

EMBRACE YOUR WILD CHILD // london’s newest fun family festival

EMBRACE YOUR WILD CHILD // london’s newest fun family festival

Wild Child is London’s newest family fun festival, with a unique focus on theatre, music and the arts, circus training and exciting STEM subjects, like science and coding.

WOODLAND WONDERLAND // charming children’s bedroom accessories

WOODLAND WONDERLAND // charming children’s bedroom accessories

Some of the adorable items from the new Little Soak & Sleep kids’ range

THE LITTLE VAMPIRE // a fangtastic tale of friendship and adventure

THE LITTLE VAMPIRE // a fangtastic tale of friendship and adventure

The Little Vampire is a fangtastic movie adventure for the entire family.

PICTURE PERFECT // quality photos, printed at home

PICTURE PERFECT // quality photos, printed at home

I’ve made no secret of my addiction: my name is Jacqui, and I’m a photoholic.  The advance of the digital age only helped to fuel…

GROWING PAINS IN CHILDREN // what they are & how to treat them

GROWING PAINS IN CHILDREN // what they are & how to treat them

The other day Lil Sis had an early night, but two hours later she came pitter-pattering back down the stairs. ‘Growing pains woke me up,…

FLORAL FAERIE, QUITE CONTRARY // stunning girls’ dresses from roco clothing

FLORAL FAERIE, QUITE CONTRARY // stunning girls’ dresses from roco clothing

Lil Sis models a stunning Roco Clothing lace dress in the beautiful gardens of Cliveden House.

A LITERARY ALADDIN’S CAVE // the sad demise of the second-hand bookstore

A LITERARY ALADDIN’S CAVE // the sad demise of the second-hand bookstore

I was a total bookworm as a kid. I was that girl who begged her mum to take her to the second-hand bookshop, who spent…

SHOWER SHAVIOURS // win a women’s luxury shaving gift box, worth £32

SHOWER SHAVIOURS // win a women’s luxury shaving gift box, worth £32

Women’s luxury shaving kits, from Friction Free Shaving.

GIVING WINTER THE BOOT // navigating a frosty spring with bogs wellies

GIVING WINTER THE BOOT // navigating a frosty spring with bogs wellies

What, exactly, is going on with the weather at the moment? First, we had snowmageddon then winter tried to bully spring with some punishing arctic blasts, and…

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