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A Family Holiday to Alicante with James Villas

Tomorrow, 3 generations of the family - myself, my husband Peter, our 2 sons: Oliver and Alexander and my parents - will be heading Alicante staying in a villa kindly c/o of James Villas.
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Review: Slumberdown Airstream Mattress Topper

Both myself and my eldest son Oliver have super sensitive skin, which is often aggravated in the heat, especially on hot summer nights so even though I use a low tog duvet and hypo-allergenic bedding, I can still find it difficult to sleep especially in the summer.
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Bobux: The Best Kids’ Shoes in Town

We're big fans of little kids' shoe company Bobux, who offer boys and girls stylish, comfortable, well made and long lasting shoes ranging from summer sandals to winter boots.
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Date Night in Vivienne Westwood Heels from SOLETRADER

Date night started out being an ambitious bi-monthly well-date for Peter and I, but life has gotten busy so it's now more of a monthly treat, allowing us both get a bit dressed up and enjoy dinner and bubbles without little ones, for much-needed couple time.
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A Magical Day at the Rainbow Factory in Leeds

Oh my, where to start with our time at the newly opened Rainbow Factory in Farsley, Leeds-as soppy as it sounds I find myself welling up recalling our experience there as it was like no other we've had as family, before.
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The Amazing Tidy Books Children’s Bookcase

We're a family of bookworms here in the Broadbent household, my Mum was a university lecturer and pretty much everyone on my Dad's side were teachers and headteachers, so the love of the written word is clearly in my DNA.
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Review & Competition for Slumberdown Anti-Allergy Pillows & Duvet

A whopping 12 million people in the UK suffer from allergies caused by dust mites in bedding with symptoms including sneezing and sore eyes and even sleepless nights. My son Oliver, 5, and I are one of those 12 million people, getting rashes, sinus problems and even itching from those little mites.

Win An Enchanted Forest And Friends Gift Card Worth £50

I love kidswear that is playful, fun and inspires creativity, so I'm naturally a huge fan of the new clothing line by Enchanted Forest and Friends which does all of the above. I was delighted when they asked myself and the boys to review their latest range as well as kindly offering 1 lucky Honest Mum reader the chance to win a £50 gift card.
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Brilliant Blog Posts 16th April 2015

It feels like I've been away for ages folks (it was only a week!) Thanks for all the blog love while I was away in Marbella though and linking up your posts over my 2 week linky.
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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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The Real Easter Egg From Traidcraft

We're a household of choccy-lovers so we're all egg-tremely (sorry) egg-xcited (and again) about Easter coming up and the chance to indulge in chocolate eggs!
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Competition to Win 10 POP BOOK Photobooks

Those who follow this blog know that this family are photo-mad, be it striking a pose in photographs ourselves or simply snapping family days out, the ordinary (park life, the food we love) and the extraordinary (film premieres, holidays, modelling shoots and more), usually my gifted husband Peter behind the lens.
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A Weekend Away at The Coach House in Yorkshire

After a month of illness in this family, we finally all felt better and were in much need of a retreat, a break from the norm, not far from home to simply rest, relax and feel rejuvenated once more. The universe must have been listening, as the wonderful Gorgeous Cottages got in touch to see if we wanted to break in a luxury holiday home, The Coach House in Yorkshire.
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Brilliant Blog Posts 5th March 2015

Yay for another week of #brilliantblogposts- we had a whopping 191 posts link up last week so thank you all for your continued support and love for this blog linky. This week I'm sharing a wonderful weekend retreat this family had last weekend in the Yorkshire countryside not far from where we live. We even made a little film while we were there.