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    New Year Goals for your Kids

    January 25, 2020Uncategorised

    Every time the New Year rolls around, we make lists of resolutions that we never keep. In fact, last week marked ‘Quitter’s Day’ when people are most likely to give them up altogether. As a parent, we know that your children are your priority; if motivation to keep to your own resolutions is faltering, take a look at the milestones your child can reach this year and focus on reaching these goals as a family. 

    To make …

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    How to Beat the Post-Christmas Blues this January

    January 10, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life

    Now that Christmas is over and you’re no longer feeling pulled in every direction (Parties! Markets! Ice Skating!) it’s very easy to fall into a post-festive funk. The key to beating these blues? Keep busy. We know, even thinking about it sounds exhausting but we’ve got some easy ideas to help you to feel happier this January.

    Shake it out

    Christmas songs have been taken off of our playlists for another year, but that doesn’t mean we …

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    Top 10 Child Friendly Day Trips

    May 29, 2019Things To Do

    Summer is around the corner; half term is here, and the kids are hyperactive. You need to keep your easily bored children entertained somehow but what do you do? Where do you go? Luckily, we’ve done all the hard work for you with our list of child-friendly day trips you can enjoy together this summer.

     

    1. Visit a museum

    In the UK, we’re lucky to be surrounded by some of the best museums in the world. From …

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    What is Nesting During Pregnancy?

    May 15, 2019Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Uncategorised

    If you’re in those later stages of pregnancy, you know the ones where the stairs feel like Everest and being awake for 5 hours feels like a chore, but you have a real urge to clean and organise the home –  then you might be nesting.

    What is Nesting?

    Nesting is the psychological compulsion to provide a safe environment for your new baby. This instinct is common in a number of animals who often create a hospitable …

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    5 Reasons to Choose Wooden Toys as Gifts

    May 10, 2019Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Gifts

    Because there’s nothing worse than running out of batteries.

     

    Gone are the days of our old favourite toys filling up our kids’ bedrooms. Now it’s all about the latest tech and newest gadgets taking up their play time. However, one thing that will never go out of fashion are those wooden toys you once loved as a child. They’re charming, timeless and simply beautiful to look at but if you need more reasons to choose wooden …

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    8 Mums You Will Meet at a Children’s Party

    May 1, 2019Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Parenting, Real life, Uncategorised

    Let’s face it children’s parties are stressful, whether you’re the one organising how to entertain a herd of small children or just the parent of an attendee, they’re rarely how we want to be spending our weekends. The moment you receive an invite in the backpack of your little one you start to remember the weekends of past, the times you went brunching with friends, had long lie ins and essentially hung out anywhere but …

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    How to Gift Wrap Like A Pro

    April 23, 2019Uncategorised

    It’s no secret. People love to open beautifully wrapped gifts! When a gift is just as thoughtful on the outside as it is on the inside it can bring so much more joy. With just a few simple steps, you can learn how to perfect your own gift-wrapping skills.

    You will need:

    Wrapping paper
    Sticky tape
    Scissors
    Ribbon

    Follow these easy steps:

     

    1. Lay your paper out.

    2. Work out how much paper you will need and cut your paper along a straight …

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    3 easy cake decorating tips that will make your cakes look amazing | With Lola’s Cupcakes

    February 27, 2019Celebrate with us, Party

    When it comes to decorating a cake, it can be a daunting challenge. Do you need to be a
    professional dessert baker? An artist? A miracle maker?… Well the answer is no! We’ve shared
    some of our top tips for cake decorating with ease. So, you needn’t worry about your
    buttercreams, sprinkles or piping bags.

    Using a Piping Bag:

    At Lola’s we prefer to use disposable piping bags to pipe our finishes. To prepare you piping
    bag, slip the nozzle/tip into …

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