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Hatchimals CollEGGtibles ‘Mermal Magic’ Season 5 – A Review

A photograph of two lines of Hatchimals CollEGGtibles 'Mermal Magic' Season 5 toys - Hatchimals CollEGGtibles 'Mermal Magic' Season 5 - A Review - Mrs H's favourite things

We were sent the Hatchimals CollEGGtibles ‘Mermal Magic’ Season 5 for the purpose of this review. But all thoughts, opinions and imagery are my own and are 100% honest.  Little Miss H loves surprise toys. And she has been desperate to get her hands on some Hatchimals CollEGGtibles for quite a while. So she was thrilled when we were invited to review Hatchimals CoLLEGGtibles season 5, ‘Mermal Magic’. Hatchimals CollEGGtibles ‘Mermal Magic’ Season 5 – Review What Are Hatchimals CollEGGtibles…

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Home & Garden

Using Spruce Trees To Spruce Up Your Garden

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This is a collaborative post. With spring just around the corner, my thoughts are turning to gardening. Having a garden is wonderful. Once the weather has warmed up, there is nothing better than spending time outdoors with friends and family. It is very relaxing and a great way to enjoy some of what nature has to offer. The other day I was browsing this website and came across their spruce page. I was both amazed and captivated. Using Spruce Trees…

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Baby Loss

Should Miscarriage Form Part Of School Sex Education Classes?

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Trigger warning: this post mentions baby loss and miscarriage. You may find it distressing if you have experience of either of these subjects. Last week, I read a number of articles in the Scottish Press. These articles were calling for discussions about miscarriage to form part of a school’s sexual education curriculum. My initial reaction was that this was wrong. Because school children should not be taught about something so cruel and heartbreaking. However, after having discussions with a number…

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Finding Happiness Mental Health

Finding Happiness And Chasing Rainbows – February 2019

A photograph of a father, daughter and son at the Sutton Valence ruins near Maidstone - Finding Happiness and Chasing Rainbows - February 2019 - Mrs H's favourite things

A few months ago, I decided that I needed to restart writing about the happy moments in my life and share the times that bring me joy and put a smile on my face. So Finding Happiness And Chasing Rainbows was born. Happiness isn’t always easy to come by. Sometimes you have to work hard at finding your happiness. You have to search for happiness, chase after it and once you’ve found it then hold onto it. That is why…

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Fashion & Beauty

SS19 Menswear Trends

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This is a collaborative post with Jacamo. It is great to see the weather changing and getting warmer. We’ve not had a particularly cold winter. But, it will be nice to be able to leave the coats at home. So, naturally, my thoughts are turning to updating everyone’s wardrobe to make sure that they have some nice warm weather clothes. Buying some shorts, t-shirts and other lightweight clothing in advance means the first time we have a warm day everyone…

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Reviews & Giveaways

Twisty Petz CollectAbles from Spin Master – Review

A photograph of a little girl wearing Twisty Petz as bracelets on her arm - Twisty Petz Collectables From Spin Master - A Review - Mrs H's favourite things

We were sent the Twisty Petz for the purpose of this review. But all thoughts, opinions and imagery are my own and are 100% honest. Little Miss H loves everything bling. She also adores cute animals. Therefore Twisty Petz are the perfect toy for her. Have you heard of them? Twisty Petz CollectAbles for Spin Master – A Review What are Twisty Petz? Twisty Petz are Little Miss H’s current favourite toy. These innovative cute animals are sparkly beads on…

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Mental Health

7 Simple But Effective Ways To Ensure A Good Mental Health Day

I recently read a blog post called 3 simple but effective tips to make your day as a SAHM run smoothly every time by Jules from Pondering Parenthood. It is a brilliant post. But it also inspired me. Because I know that there are 7 things that I need to carry out to ensure that I have a good mental health day (life permitting). 7 Simple But Effective Ways To Ensure A Good Mental Health Day 1. A Good Night’s…

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Mental Health

My Monthly Bullet Journal Spread Set-up

A page showing how I set up my bullet journal up in March - My Monthly Bullet Journal Set-Up - Mrs H's favourite things

I’ve been using a bullet journal for the past few years. A bullet journal helps my mental health as it allows me to be more organised, which combats my anxiety. But it also provides me with a creative outlet. (I don’t think of myself as very creative but my bullet journal lets that small side of me out). I thought I would share with you my monthly spread for March 2019. Although this is the way I set my bullet…

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