Top blogger Honest Mum celebrates her 36th birthday

My 36th Birthday Dinner + My Most Favourite Vlog EVER

Saturday night was a complete whirlwind as twenty of my friends gathered at my brother's beautiful Italian restaurant Giorgio's in Rodley for fab Italian food, bubbles and a delicious two-tiered chocolate birthday cake. If you're going to do it, you might as well do it right, hey?!
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Meeting Father Christmas at Beningbrough Hall, York

We adore Beningbrough Hall, just outside of York, a short drive from where we live-it's one of those majestic baroque mansions with grounds that prides itself on being warm and child-friendly-and it is that. It also makes you feel utterly serene the moment you enter. An ideal antidote to Christmas mania.
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A Weekend by the Yorkshire Coast

Two weekends ago saw this family head to the Yorkshire Coast for a relaxing break to celebrate the launch of Esso Synergy Fuels at the breathtaking 100-acre Raithwaite Estate, a place we'd never visited before, but instantly fell in love with.
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A Weekend in London & Cambridge

On Friday evening, we drove to London, the kids slept all the way, leaving Leeds by night and waking up the next morning in North London.
Michael Kors shop

A Week in Marbella with James Villa Holidays

Last week saw 'part' of this family spend 7 days in Marbella, staying at the palatial Casa Haniel, a James Villa Holidays' villa in San Pedro, above, for a fabulous, relaxing, fun and invigorating week away.
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Win a Hotel Chocolat Christmas Gift Hamper Worth Over £50

It's nearly Christmas (not long now) and let me tell you, I have some 'Christmas cracker' competitions for you this season. Kicking off the festive celebrations on Honest Mum is this darling Hotel Chocolat gift hamper worth over £50 which one lucky reader can enjoy.