All I Want For Christmas…

is a bigger garden.

A strange wish you may think but that is the one thing I would definitely completely change about where we live. We live in one of the nicest parts of our village yet the gardens around here are miniscule. My Dad lives in a tiny house on the other side of the village and has a much bigger garden. Whilst our house fits our needs at the moment, we will definitely need to upgrade in the future. Planning on adding to our family means we will need much more space and if we are looking into renting or buying a bigger house, then I definitely want a bigger garden!

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I am probably not the most green fingered of people – not like my Dad, at least – but both Steve and I have ideas on what we would like to do with a bigger garden. Our garden now is not only tiny but bumpy and quite dangerous in fact – most of our neighbours have made theirs completely into patios as they are so small which would make much more sense than the two levels we currently have now.

I’ve talked about how I would love to have my own vegetable patch like my Dad has at his – its something me and Steve would love to, grow our own food – and I would love a shed or greenhouses to store more stuff or grow more. A garden should be a place for all the family – a place to play, relax or grow. A place to learn if possible – Jack loves learning about food and helping his Grandad pick yummy vegetables out of the ground.

I want somewhere I can go to in the summer to read a book whilst Jack’s at school or somewhere I can just go to chill out. That just isn’t possible here, its too small. So here’s hoping 2016 brings us some new experiences – and perhaps a new garden for me too!

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ADVENT GIVEAWAY DAY #7: Win a fabulous Urtekram hamper

If you are anything like me, you love trying out new products whether they be food, beauty or tech. Well if you are like me, how would you like to get your hands on a fantastic hamper from Urtekram, filled with a variety of their fantastic products?

Urtekram is a Danish organic and vegan beauty specialist, and has launched a gorgeous organic range made just for adults and children which is hypoallergenic and incredibly gentle on young and older skin alike. This would be especially handy in our household as we have so many products between us – if we could scale it down into a few that we can all use, that would be great! They have a variety of different scents which you can see below which means you are bound to find something that everyone will like.

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I’m not going to lie. I am going to be jealous of whoever wins this – it looks like a fantastic hamper and would be great just before Christmas. Perhaps you want to win it for a treat to yourself or perhaps you would like to win it for a friend or family member? Either way, good luck! Whoever receives it will love it.

All you need to do to enter the giveaway is fill in the Rafflecopter below. This giveaway is UK only and runs from the 7th of December to 11.59pm on the 13th of December. All entries will be moderated and verified. No multiple entries. Prize is non transferable and winners will be notified within 72 hours. Winner has 28 days to respond. Good luck!

 

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ADVENT GIVEAWAY DAY #6: Win 3 packs of Huggies Style On The Go wipes

Do you endeavour to be just a little more stylish in any way you can? We all do it – we all either love our makeup or our fragrances, perhaps you are a handbag lover or even a shoe lover. This carries on as we get pregnant with children and we find ourselves wanting that super cute changing bag or that beautiful pram.

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Being a mum, wipes are a regular addition to my handbag. Gone are the days when I can leave the house with a bag just big enough to hold my money, keys and phone. Oh no, I can’t use those anymore. I need something massive for all the junk that comes alongside having a child – and believe me, there is a lot of it! I don’t really get to be as stylish with my bag choices anymore – choosing practicality over style – but these fantastic Huggies Style on the Go wipes are brilliant. The pouches have a clip to ensure easy hanging if needs be, the designs available are gorgeous and you can bring a bit of style to a super practical item – what’s not to love?

Lucky for you, one winner is going to win 3 packs of these wipes. This is such a handy prize, I wish I could keep them for myself…they’re so beautiful! All you need to do to enter the giveaway is fill in the Rafflecopter below. This giveaway is UK only and runs from the 6th of December to 11.59pm on the 12th of December. All entries will be moderated and verified. No multiple entries. Prize is non transferable and winners will be notified within 72 hours. Winner has 28 days to respond. Good luck!

 

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ADVENT GIVEAWAY DAY #5: Win 1 of 2 12 months Gold Membership to the Lifesum app

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I don’t know about you but I always need a little help with things, a little motivation. This is where Lifesum can come into play. An app that helps you create a tailored plan to keep you on track physically. I struggle sometimes so this app would definitely be of use to me – even just ensuring I drank enough water or ate enough/not too many calories would be great for me!

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Lifesum is a Stockholm-based health app with over 11 million users. Using tech and psychology, it creates a tailored plan to help you live a happier, more balanced life. Whether your goal is to lose weight, build muscle, or just be healthier, Lifesum shows you how changing your small, everyday habits can transform your life. It is available on iOS and Android.

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Do you want to hear some fantastic news? For day 5 of my advent giveaways, two lucky winners will each receive a 12 months Gold membership to the app. The Gold membership gives access to additional features such as food grading, meal feedback and motivational tools – this would be really handy for me as I know I don’t always make the healthiest choices. It has even been featured as one of the best health, fitness and wellness apps by weekly magazine Grazia! High praise indeed.

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For your chance of winning, just fill out the Rafflecopter below. This giveaway is UK only and runs from the 5th of December to 11.59pm on the 11th of December. All entries will be moderated and verified. No multiple entries. Prize is non transferable and winners will be notified within 72 hours. Winner has 28 days to respond. Good luck!

 

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ADVENT GIVEAWAY DAY #4: Bodhi & Birch Pamper Package with Yushoi

Have you ever heard of Yushoi? What about Bodhi and Birch? How would you like to win a little pamper and snack package from the two of them to brighten up your festive season?

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I have recently been trying the snacks for myself and actually mentioned them in my gift guide here. The snacks are low calorie but full of flavour and are perfect if you want that bit of flavoured crunch without consuming too many calories or nasties. They’re perfect for lunchboxes and to keep around the house for when you’re feeling peckish.

If December is for you like it is for me, then it is very stressful at times so a pamper package would do the world of good. This fantastic little prize not only contains the Yushoi snacks but two Bodhi and Birch products for you to try too!

So what do you need to do? Just fill out the Rafflecopter below! This giveaway is UK only and runs from the 4th of December to 11.59pm on the 10th of December. All entries will be moderated and verified. No multiple entries. Prize is non transferable and winners will be notified within 72 hours. Winner has 28 days to respond. Good luck!

 

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