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October 2018

Travel & Days Out

My Favourite Holiday – Our Honeymoon In The Maldives

A photograph of a lady leaning out of a water villa as the sun sets in the Maldives - My Favourite Holiday - Our Honeymoon In The Maldives _ Mrs H's favourite things

Mr H proposed to me on Saturday 13th January 2006. It was a wonderful surprise and after bursting into tears and thanking him, I said yes. I was then keen to find a date for our big day. And I campaigned for us to get married nine days before my 30th birthday. I was dreading becoming 30 years old. So it seemed a great idea to have my birthday while being on honeymoon. What could be more perfect than spending…

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Reviews & Giveaways

Tonka Power Movers Vehicles – A Review

A photograph of a little boy looking at a boxed up toy. It is the Tonka Power Movers Cement Mixer from the Tonka Power Movers Vehicles collection - Tonka Power Movers Vehicles - A Review - Mrs H's favourite things

Little Mister H is obsessed with vehicles. He loves any toy that moves and can be rolled across the floor. But he particularly loves construction vehicles. So when we were given the chance to review Tonka Power Movers Vehicles I knew that he would be a very happy boy. Tonka Power Movers Vehicles – A Review Tonka Power Movers Cement Mixer Every night, Little Mister H insists that we read him the book Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site before he goes to…

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Health & Welfare

Can The Internet Improve Your Health And Wellbeing?

A photograph of a laptop and a coffee cup on a tray lying on a bed - Can The Internet Improve Your Health And Wellbeing? Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. The Internet gets a terrible press these days. According to the papers, it’s responsible for all kinds of societal ills. From causing screen addiction through to Brexit. With all this going on it’s sometimes hard to remember that the world wide web came about as a way to help human progress and not to hinder it. However, once you get past all the marketing and bots that clutter up much of the information superhighway, there…

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Health & Welfare

7 Foods That Are Great For Your Health

A photograph of a slice of bright yellow lemon floating in some lemonade - 7 Foods That Are Great For Your Health - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. We are always informed of what foods we shouldn’t eat. Say goodbye to milk chocolate. Chuck out those takeaway menus. Leave those beers in the fridge. The list goes on. However, rarely are we told about the foods we should be eating. There are loads of tasty foods that are actually full of goodness. If you are looking for ways of managing your health effectively, read on to discover some of the best foods to…

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Motherhood

Jumping At The Chance To Try Bassetts Vitamins Omega-3 + Multivitamins Orange Flavour Pastilles

A photograph of a little girl wearing her school uniform and standing in her garden and in her hand she is holding a Bassetts Vitamins Omega-3 + Multivitamins Orange Flavour Pastille - Jumping At The Chance To Try Bassetts Vitamins Omega-3 + Multivitamins Orange Flavour Pastilles _ Mrs H's favourite things

This is a paid collaborative post with Bassetts Vitamins to launch their brand new Bassetts Vitamins Omega-3 + Multivitamins Orange Flavour Pastilles and their #MyBassettsVits campaign. Little Miss H is very particular about what she eats and drinks. We have endless negotiations at dinner about how much chicken/broccoli/tomato she needs to eat before she can have any dessert. I guess I’m lucky that Little Miss H does actually like some healthy things (cucumber, beetroot and carrots are among her favourites).…

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Home & Garden

4 Affordable Ways To Breathe New Life Into Your Home

A photograph of some paint and flooring samples - 4 Affordable Ways To Breathe New Life Into Your Home - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. Do you ever get that feeling where you feel perfectly at home but at the same time restless? You love your home and everything in it, but it’s just not quite enough anymore? You need to revivify your living space and breathe new life into your home. But while the wealthiest among us may feel that it’s time for a complete renovation and/or redecoration that simply isn’t an option for those of us on a…

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Fashion & Beauty

Say Cheese! Easy Ways To Get A Hollywood Smile

A photograph of a woman in the street. She is smiling and has a Hollywood smile with white and bright teeth - Say Cheese! Easy Ways To Get A Hollywood Smile - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. Your smile is one of the first things people will notice about you. As a smile will light up your face and bring life to you as a person. A smile is a huge part of who we are and the idea that we aren’t happy with our smile is something we never want to go through. If you feel self-conscious about your smile, or you simply want to get a whiter smile for an…

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Baby Loss

Medical Management Of A Missed Miscarriage

A faded photograph of a sunset with a dandelion clock and dandelion seeds blowing in the wind - Medical Management Of A Missed Miscarriage - Mrs Hs favourite things

TRIGGER WARNING: Baby loss. The post “Medical Management Of A Missed Miscarriage” contains details of miscarriage and baby loss.   This week is Baby Loss Awareness Week 2018. Our first miscarriage was over four years ago, yet I can remember it as if it were yesterday. Baby loss stays with you. And though time passes the memories still haunt you and the heartbreak remains. But the loss of a baby isn’t just an emotional experience. It’s also a very physical and…

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