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    Planning the Perfect Night Out

    As a mum, it often feels like my best nights out well behind me. These days I’m more likely to be curled up in front of the TV, watching Netflix and staying up late because it’s the only bit of ‘me’ time I get. I used to see in Sunday mornings with a bag of cheesy chips while waiting for a taxi. Now the only time I see 4am is if one of my kids has a) woken me up or b) not slept at all. That’s not to say I don’t miss going out. Now that the kids are getting a little older and sleeping better, I am starting to afford…

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    Letterbox Cake by bakerdays Review

    When bakerdays got in touch asking if I would like to review one of their cakes, I jumped at the chance. Who would turn down the chance to review cake?!  Not me! (…the things I have to do in the name of blogging eh?) An online cake shop, bakerdays specialises in creating unique and personalised cakes. They create tasty treats for any occasion such as weddings or birthdays, and they also bake delicious cupcakes, too. There is a wide range of flavours available including lemon and chocolate. They also offer gluten free and dairy free cakes too. I plumped for the letterbox cake and chose a traditional sponge as this is…

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    Top 5 Easy Baking Recipes for Kids

    Baking with children can be a bit of a tricky thing to master. It’s a great thing to get little ones involved with from a young age, but the mess it creates can be pretty off-putting. I have been baking with Jack since he was around 1.5 years old – which looking back seems insanely young. I remember him being in his high chair, me giving him an egg to break into a cup and him smashing it on his head instead. Ouch! It didn’t put him off though. Now he is nearly four years old and usually follows me into the kitchen to see if there are any eggs…