Cinderella the Ballet – St Helens

Vienna Festival Ballet Cinderella

Cinderella the Ballet

On Sunday evening Grand Dad Al and I went to watch the Vienna Festival Ballet perform Cinderella at the Theatre Royal in St Helens.  It was, as always, a magical evening watching the troupe perform. Continue reading »

Pink & Black Cat Scarf Giveaway

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Pink & Black Cat Scarf Giveaway

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We haven’t given away a scarf in a while and I know you all love this gorgeous pink and black cat print one. Haven’t got a particular reason for doing one, but just feeling generous. Continue reading »

Giveaway: A Gorgeous Cat Print Scarf

Win a Cat Print Scarf

It’s been a busy January so far & I’ve not had time to blog too much, but I did manage to get hold of another of these gorgeous cat print scarves for you to win.  You all loved the pink & black scarf we had for a prize last time, so when I nipped into the shopping centre I thought I’d get another. Hope you like it.

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It’s in black & dark cream, I know it looks black & white, but that’s just the flash measuring 168 cm x 40 cm approximately so long enough to wear various ways. Maybe around your waist as a belt or perhaps a headband. It will dress up any outfit, changing your work clothes in to something suitable to go out in after you finish.

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It would be ideal present for the feline lover, or perhaps as a Valentine Day present for the love in your life.

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Good Luck.  Nanna Jane X

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Wingman Grooming Products Review

Wingman Mens Grooming Products Review

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I really enjoyed using these Wingman products, I don’t normally go in for moisturisers but I could feel the difference after using this, the 3-in-1 was a great space saver in my suitcase on a recent family holiday, & the facial scrub does what it says on the tube!

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3-in-1 Multi Gel

Shower, shampoo & shave all in one tube!
Great as a shave gel whilst also cleansing. The citrus smell is really refreshing & wakes you up in a morning. was a great space saver in my suitcase on a recent family holiday & did the job brilliantly.

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Facial Scrub
Deep cleansing scrub that isn’t too rough on skin. Leaving skin feeling  really clean and refreshed

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Moisturising Cream
Great cream leaves skin smooth.  I’m so glad I got this to take away on a recent holiday to Ibiza, it came in very useful for relieving my sun burn when you can’t find your after sun cream!!

Wingman products are available from Wingman, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda, Superdrug & Waitrose.

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If you would like a chance to win, just enter the Rafflecopter form below, the first question is mandatory, if you don’t leave a comment then none of your further entries will count.  Do as many or as little as you like, you can come back every day to gain more entries.  UK Only.

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Zippo Hand Warmer and Review

Zippo Hand Warmer Review

Zippo Hand Warmer Review

Zippo Hand Warmer Review

Zippo Hand Warmer: First thoughts are that it is a nice little item and fits perfectly in the hand and not heavy at all. The hand warmer comes in a little compact box which includes hand warmer, little plastic cup which is like a miniature oil can, and material cover to slot the warmer in to. Once lit it will last for up to 12 hours which we all know is great and especially for winter!

Zippo Hand Warmer 4 Family Clan Blog

My process for starting it was:- I removed the lid then the catalytic burner. Then a little tricky part was adding the lighter fluid into the little ‘Filling Cup’ , the mini oil can,  you then pour that into the top of the burner. I had to make sure that I kept it upright at all times.  Pop the top back on to cover. I left it for 2 minutes as the instructions said.

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After the 2 minutes was up, whilst the lid was still off, I used a normal lighter to start the process and held it for about 10 seconds to make sure it was perfectly set. The hand warmer is heated by a catalytic process and no flame is visible after ignition. Once it was ignited I put the lid back on and put it in the little fabric bag that was supplied and this kept it at a lovely temperature and made sure that it wasn’t too hot for me to touch. I used a half measure of the lighter fluid and got around 6 to 7 hours of heat from it.

What a really cool gadget, as I have only ever used hot water bottles or the heat packs in that past which would on average only last about 2 hours, I think that the Zippo Hand Warmer is a brilliant idea and even better that they last for up to 12 hours! They will suit a wide range of people from simple, school runs Mums & Dads like me to those taking long walks & camping. They will be great especially with the cold weather fast approaching, it really doesn’t take that long to set it up, which is great for a busy mam like me.

They are available from Zippo starting at £20.75, in a range of different colours, there is bound to be one to suit you. They would make a fantastic Christmas present for a family member or friend who work, travels or just loves the outdoors.

Mummy H

We have been sent another Zippo Hand Warmer for a lucky winner…

If you would like a chance to win, just enter the Rafflecopter form below, the first question is mandatory, if you don’t leave a comment then none of your further entries will count.  Do as many or as little as you like, you can come back every day to gain more entries.  UK Only.  Over 18’s only.

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Giveaway: URTEKRAM Review & £50 Beauty Hamper

URTEKRAM Review & £50 Beauty Hamper to Giveaway

Urtekram are Danish organic beauty specialist & they have been very kind in sending us some products from their range.  Urtekram is a particularly good brand to know about as all of their 59 products are certified organic, hypoallergenic and are also approved by the Vegan society.

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They were founded in 1972, they are renowned for creating plant based products that are natural & wholesome.  The new range includes, organic shampoos, conditioners, body lotions, shower gels, soaps, hand creams, deodorants, toothpastes & scrubs. They all have natural scent profiles that incorporate the most aromatic herbs, fragrant flowers & exquisite oils from around the world.

I don’t believe that you should have to compromise your standards – or break your budget – to use natural, organic or cruelty-free products.

Urtekram Lavender Soap Bar Review Family Clan Blog

 

I’ll start with the Urtekram soap bar, the one I was sent is Lavender, as you open the package the aroma hits you. I love the smell of fresh lavender & this is just like it, sometimes it can smell really manufactured, but with this it really smells like the plant.

The bar weighs 175g so a good size that will last & keep the bathroom smelling divine! It soaps up really easily & your hands feel really soft.

Urtekram Rose Shampoo Review Family Clan Blog

 

Next up is the Urtekram Rose shampoo in a 250ml bottle, it states on the bottle ”add plenty of moisture to your hair while enjoying the scent of thousands of roses. We have filled the bottle with nature’s own moisturisers aloe vera and glycerine for gentle care of your hair

When I put the shampoo in my hand I was instantly transported to my Granddads garden. He used to have dozens & dozens of roses growing in all different colours, they were my Nanna’s favourite flower. I remembered sitting in the middle of the garden one summers afternoon & the smell of the roses filling me up, that’s exactly what I got from the bottle. The shampoo made my hair feel really clean & healthy.

 

 

 

Urtekram Hand Soap Review Family Clan Blog

The Urtekram antibacterial hand soap is in a 380ml pump action dispenser, a lovely smell of Nordic Birch – whilst I could tell you what it smelt like, it’s lovely standing in the forest kind of smell –  the pump is really easy to push down, which for me with my slightly arthritic fingers is a bonus, giving you enough to wash your hands & wrists. You should wash your hands for at least 30 seconds to kill all the horrible nasty bacterial germs off. The bottle states “Sometimes, you need to make sure that your hands are extra clean. Therefore, we have combined strengthening birch leaf extract and the super moisturisers aloe vera and glycerine with natures own antibacterial powers” Also unlike some hand soaps it doesn’t leave your hands feeling dried up.

Urtekram Review No Perfume Hand Cream Family Clan Blog (2)

 

Last up is the No Perfume Urtekram hand cream. I love the fact it’s no perfume as I have hand cream in the car, when we are out & about, I’ll give my hands a good dollop of hand cream, but when you’ve got your best perfume on you don’t want it competing with the beauty products that you use. I found a little of the hand cream went a long way & it soaked in without leaving a residue or stickiness that some have. This is just a tester sample, it normally  comes in 75ml tube.

 

All in all, I’ve had a really good first impression of Urtekram’s beauty range and would certainly recommend it.

For a chance to win just enter the Rafflecopter below, the first question is mandatory & if you don’t leave a comment then none of your further entries will count.  Do as many or as little as you like, you can come back every day to gain more entries.  UK Only.

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Nanna Jane

Olverum Bath Oil Review

Olverum Bath Oils

Olverum Bath Oil

I was sent some samples of Olverum bath oil to review. Wow all I can say is amazing! It is honestly the best bath I have had in ages!

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After a very busy day and the kids going to bed late, I needed to relax, so thought I would definitely give these a go! I ran the bath and put the whole 5ml sachet sample in. I didn’t think there would be enough as I love a big deep bath, but it was just right amount.

The smell instantly hits you! So relaxing and take a big breath in as smells lovely!

Made with natural essential oils of Siberian fir needle, lavandin, eucalyptus, lemon peel, rosemary, exotic verbena, lavender, lime, juniper and geranium flower!’ It seems like a lot but, oh boy, does it work!

 I got out feeling as soft as a baby and feeling fresh. The smell of it just makes you relax instantly! Door locked and warm bath without kids running in! Bliss, I can’t wait for the next one!

Really impressed with this product and would truly recommend it to friends. Available on Amazon Link

https://www.olverum.com/

Mummy H

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Goldshield 24 hour Hand Sanitiser Review

Goldshield Technologies 24 hour Hand Sanitiser Goldshield Hand Sanitiser Family Clan Blog

 Goldshield Technologies 24 hour Hand Sanitiser comes out as foam, therefore very light on your skin and dries in a matter of seconds. It has a lovely scent to it not too overpowering like you sometimes get with the hand gels. My little Princess Olivia loved it, she thought it smelt nice too.

It kills 99.99% of germs on contact.

It doesn’t contain any alcohol so very fantastic for use on small children when there are mucky hands with no wet wipes or towels in sight. Also has a moisturiser built in.

It is a very handy size, will fit into your hand bag nicely or perhaps even hand luggage. An essential for camping or festival goers, pop concerts, shopping or at the playground.

Perfect for every day use, both inside & out.

I would highly recommend it.

Mummy M

We’ve been lucky enough to have been sent a further two cans for us to giveaway, so we will select two winners for this Rafflecopter giveaway.

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further entries will count.  Do as many or as little as you like, you can come back every day to gain more entries.  UK Only.

PLEASE NOTE: mandatory comment MUST be made or your entries will NOT count.

If you’re not sure about Rafflecopter, we have put an informative page about how to use it here.

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Goldshield sent us a sample of their range for us to review free of charge. Our opinions are in no way swayed by this it. All our reviews are our honest thoughts & feelings

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Giveaway : HOPE’s Relief Body Wash

HOPE’s Relief Goats Milk Body Wash

I don’t have really dry skin, but have patches that are, the usual, elbows, knee & weirdly with me the top of my feet, but I was intrigued when asked to try Hope’s Relief Goats Milk, Shea and Cocoa Butter Body Wash.  The smell is incredible, so gentle but intense at the same time. I love the smell of shea butter & by coincidence have some toilet rolls that smell the same – nothing like co-ordinating your bathroom smells!

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