WildLife Photo Competition with RattanDirect.co.uk

RattanDirect.co.uk have a super fun competition live at the moment and the rules for it are simple; Get your cameras out and capture any wildlife that’s in your garden. This could be birds, squirrels, hedgehogs, frogs! Anything wildlife related that you spot in your garden. This competition closes on 30/10/2016 and once closed Rattan Direct will select their favourites and enter them into a poll for the public to then vote on who they think deserves to win the competition.

The winner will receive a Rio {armed} 4 chairs and open leg square table set {RRP £429}, more information on this product can be found here.

http://www.rattandirect.co.uk/rio-armed-4-chairs-and-open-leg-square-table-set-in-black-and-vanilla.htmlOnce you have captured your wildlife photo, hop on over to this link, scroll to the bottom of the page where you can enter your details, upload your image and click send. Super simple! If you run into any issues, just drop them an email at: rattandirectonline@gmail.com and their terms and conditions for the competition can be found at the bottom of their competition page. 

Good luck!!

D xx

Accessorizing with House of Fraser

I have never been one for accessorizing. In fact, I’ve never been one to be fashionable enough to accessorize my outfit. But the older I’ve got the more that has changed. So when House of Fraser got in touch recently and offered me a few pieces from their accessories section, I knew I had to get involved. It’s better late than never to be fashionable, right?

The products available on the House of Fraser website are lovely. There is everything you could possible need to accessorize any outfit. I’m not one for statement pieces myself, so it was lovely to see a beautiful selection of minimalistic style jewelery pieces that made my choosing two pieces, quite hard.

I decided {finally} on a watch. I’ve not worn a watch since my pre-parent days and back then because I was a SGT in the ATC {Air Training Corps} my watch was a huge, bulky piece that was 100% anti-fashionable. However, being waterproof and having a built in compass sort of made up for it’s less pretty approach. Although, the watch I chose from House of Fraser is beautiful.

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I got the tap strap Oasis Watch with a gorgeous gold case with a gold dial, a simplistic floral clock background, and a tan strap. I chose this one as I thought, the tan strap will go with everything, right? In my opinion, it is a highly versatile and beautiful woman’s accessory.

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I also decided to go with is this really lovely triple bangle with silver heart as my next piece and I really think it goes well with my tan strap Oasis watch.

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This is a silver, gold plated and rose gold triple bangle with a silver plated heart fob and all delivered in a lovely Indulgence gift box.

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It’s such a pretty accessory and I found it to go with so many tops that I would wear on a daily basis. However, since my 3 yr old is a fan of everything Mummy wears, I had to beg her to ‘borrow’ it for 2 minutes as I took a photo. You can even see her hovering over my shoulder in the pendant making sure I don’t run off her with ‘her’ new bracelet. 😉

Do you have any favourite accessories that you were day to day?

Disclosure: House of Fraser kindly sent these products to me for the purpose of this review. All thoughts, photos and opinions are my own. 

Preschool days: Learning to share & bad tempers

I shared a post a week or so ago about how my youngest child was settling into preschool – today’s post is a little update on how everything is going, from making new friends, learning to share and to control that bad temper of hers.

For my youngest daughter starting her preschool days journey has been a big adjustment for her in lots of ways. Being the youngest sibling at home she mostly gets things her way, not only because she is known to be quite a bossy little madam but because her siblings allow it {most of the time}.

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We got Hitched!

I cannot believe how incredibly fast our wedding day has come and gone. It seems like only yesterday that we booked our venue and now here we are with it already behind us. We have literally blinked and become a Mr & Mrs.

The morning before the ceremony was crazy and I mean that with every fibre of understatement that I can muster. Between having the job of finishing the cake {yes, I made my own! Bonkers or what!}, getting the kids out to school. Not to mention it was to be both of my daughters first day at High school & preschool! Aaarrrggghhh! We had so much to do that it was without a doubt an ‘all hands on deck’ sort of day.

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