December 19, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Why and How to Choose A Real Christmas Tree

Mummy says…. Last year we had our first real Christmas Tree in years – and Pickle’s first ever real one. It was a stunner – nothing quite looks or smells like a real Christmas Tree. It can be tricky to know which tree to buy though, and how to look after it. I have some top tips to help you…

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Making Christmas Special with PNP

December 18, 2017 by Ickle Pickle | 9 Comments

Pickle says…. We have quite a few traditions at Christmas, and one which we have had for three years is getting a video from Santa. It is magical, exciting and wonderful from PNP (Portable North Pole)…

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December 17, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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8 Reasons to Visit Lisbon in Portugal

Mummy says…Lisbon in Portugal is best known for its tradition of Fado music, ornate architecture and colonialist history. I visited in 2011 whilst on a cruise for my 40th birthday and fell in love with the place. There is so much to see and explore here. You can just spend the day exploring the palace-heavy Sintra or waterfront area of Belém or discover the history here made of Moorish builders, Berber pirates and fierce Reconquista knights. With so much to see in Lisbon it can be overwhelming to decide where to go and what to see….

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December 16, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Christmas Eve Box with Nutmeg at Morrisons

Mummy says…. Oh my gosh, Christmas is so close I can smell it! We have very busy time before finally being able to relax on Christmas Eve, and are enjoying every minute. We are thrilled to have been sent a Christmas Eve with Nutmeg at Morrisons….

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Marvel Thor Ragnarok Toys

December 14, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Marvel Thor Ragnarok Toys

Pickle says…. My love of all things Super Hero mean I get sent some really cool stuff – and some of the coolest I have had recently is a few Marvel Thor Ragnarok toys.  A Hulk Out Mask, Hulk Smash FX Fists and Thor Rumble Strike Hammer

. What did I think of them….

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The Best Music Festivals in Europe

December 13, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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The Best Music Festivals in Europe

Mummy says…Europe is such a fascinating place, a collection of so many countries, cultures, experiences and festivals. Europeans love their festivals and enjoy celebrating just about everything! One of the biggest and best loved celebrations is music and boy do we love our music festivals. If you are travelling to Europe, why not consider attending one (or more!) of their awesome music festivals…

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Tips for Dealing with Family Issues

December 12, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Tips for Dealing with Family Issues

Mummy says….When you have a family, there are bound to be numerous issues which spring up at some point. Though you can’t always control exactly when they occur, you can thin about how to deal with them in the best way possible. The solutions are usually found by communicating with the other family members about exactly what is going on so you can get a range of their views. I have found some methods you can use to better deal with family problems…

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Top Tips for your Child's First Ski Holiday

December 11, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Top Tips for your Child’s First Ski Holiday

Mummy says….Taking the little ones on their first ski holiday? This might be a little scary and worrying, but if you plan ahead and book the right break you can enjoy the first ever ski experience with your family. Here are a few tips to ensure your family ski break is amazing for both you and your children…

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Christmas Wish List for Mummy

December 10, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Christmas Wish List for Mummy

Pickle says… Christmas is such an exciting time, my most favourite time of the year. Mummy works so hard to get everything ready for us, and we all love finding something special for Mummy. We have a pretty good idea what she likes but we have asked for a Christmas wish list for Mummy just in case…

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What is the Difference between Fostering and Adoption?

December 8, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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What is the Difference between Fostering and Adoption?

Mummy says…Giving a foster child love, stability and the care they need is a rewarding thing both to the adult and the child. You can do this either by adoption or by fostering. It is important to understand the main difference between these two options before you make a decision. It might look like there are no significant differences in both scenarios, especially if you already are a foster parent and want to take care of the child long term. However, there are some things you need to consider…

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