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i-pic Giveaway

i-pic Giveaway

i-pic is a website which lets you create personalised photo frames.  The frames are A5 size and are also magnetic.  You can either pick a frame from some of the ones which have already been designed or you can use the painter tool to create your frame completely from scratch which is quite fun!  I’m…

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Beer Bottle Candles

Beer Bottle Candles

The St Eval Candle Company has loads of lovely candles.  I love the beer bottle candles which smell of lemon and thyme.  There are a few different designs to choose from…… I think everyone would love these candles so they might even make a good Father’s Day present.

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Zhu Zhu Microwaveable Slippers

Zhu Zhu Microwaveable Slippers

I know it hasn’t exactly been cold recently but I always seem to have freezing feet so I’ve just got a pair of microwaveable slippers which I’ve wanted for ages!  I LOVE THEM! My slippers are from Zhu-Zhu and cost £12.99.  They are really quick to heat up – just 1 ½ minutes in the…

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Nyokki Egg Pet Plants

Nyokki Egg Pet Plants

How cute do these look?!  They are called Nyokki Egg Pet Plants and are little plant pots which sit on your windowsill.  They come with grass seed and all you need to do is water your Nyokki’s head.  Soon, your Nyokki has it’s very own hair!  Bit weird, but I think they’d make a brilliant…

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Senseo Coffee Machines *** 40% DISCOUNT ***

Senseo Coffee Machines *** 40% DISCOUNT ***

Phillips are giving readers of my blog a whopping 40% off the Senseo Coffee Machines.  There are two types – the Original costs £59.99 and the Quadrante costs £99.99.  With the discount, these prices drop to £35.99 and £59.99 so it’s a really good deal. I’ve not tried either machine myself but have had a…

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Build-A-Bear Workshop

Build-A-Bear Workshop

On the weekend I went in to Build-A-Bear Workshop to find the perfect bear for my cousins first birthday.  I’ve never been in before so wasn’t really sure what to expect. Nick came with me grudgingly but I think he ended up having a good time helping to customise the bear! The first step in…

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DK First Aid Manual Competition – Winners!

DK First Aid Manual Competition – Winners!

The 5 people randomly selected to win the First Aid Manuals are……. Marcia Teresa Ellie Phyllis Dana Congratulations 🙂 You should have an email from me to find out your addresses so please can you let me know them asap!  Thanks!

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First Aid Awareness – Win a DK First Aid Manual

First Aid Awareness – Win a DK First Aid Manual

First Aid Awareness Week is taking place from 11th – 15th April this year.  The aim of the campaign is to focus on the changes in resuscitation techniques and the use of the defibrillators which are found in many public places.  Also in April, the ninth edition of the DK First Aid Manual is being…

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Rustic Rose Pillar Candle

Rustic Rose Pillar Candle

Over Christmas I had an Orange and Cinnamon candle tin from the St Eval Candle Company which smelled amazing.  My second candle from the same company is the Rustic Rose Pillar Candle which also smells gorgeous.  It costs £11 and should burn for 90 hours.  I would definitely recommend it especially with Valentine’s Day coming…

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Japanese Course

Japanese Course

I reached the end of Level 1 on my Rosetta Stone Japanese course yesterday!  The very last exercise really tested what I’d already learnt.  It was a series of photos showing a group of people on a camping trip taken from the point of view of the person you are pretending to be (does that…

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