I Can’t Believe It’s Been Two Years

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I can’t believe it’s been two years since we welcomed you into the world. Since, after making me wait an extra week to meet you, you finally entered our lives. For the last two years, you have brought nothing but love, joy and wonder to our lives – every single day you continue to amaze me. You’re such a clever little thing (perhaps too clever for your own good) and it’s almost hard to imagine you as the tiny little baby that entered the world on that Sunday morning.

I’ll be honest, I don’t know many two year olds, but you’re definitely the best one.

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Seven Summer Treats For Your Holiday

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Well that’s it – the school holidays have started and summer is officially upon us. Let’s just ignore all of the thunderstorms and impending rain and enjoy the hell out of it. It’s super likely that a lot of you will be jetting off to all sorts of exotic locations on your summer holidays, so we’ve teams up with name badges retailer Badgemaster to bring your our top seven summer treats just for you!

Whether you’re lounging in the pool, having a barbecue in your back garden or looking for ways to entertain the little ones whilst they’re off school, we have something for everyone on this list of awesome. 

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Mount Tiede: 5 Things To Know Before You Go

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What seems like an age ago, we were in Tenerife. It was beautiful, we had lots of fun escaping reality for two weeks and I’ve just about gotten over the holiday blues (where I was googling 2018 holidays for a week straight). I still want to talk about it though, so if you’re thinking of going to Tenerife, this is a post for you. Tenerife boasts a whole host of amazing attractions and according to TripAdvisor, it’s home to some of the best in the world. One of them, is Mount Tiede, an active volcano at the centre of the island. It’s marketed everywhere as a must-see attraction, and I have to say that I agree – if you are in Tenerife, you must see it.

However, as we found out during our research and subsequent visit to the volcano, there are some points that you should know before you head on out on your journey. Tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your journey and enjoy it to the very full. Hopefully, this little lot will save you some time and money along the way.

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Increase Your Blog’s DA – Oh My Blog! – August 2017 Edition

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With summer very much in full swing, it’s time to look ahead to August’s edition of Oh My Blog – the monthly blog link up that is designed to help bloggers of all sizes, shapes and niches increase their domain authority. Unbelievably, we’re heading into the 8th month of the year (it’ll be Christmas before we know it!) and I’m afraid it’s getting to that time where the little’uns are preparing to go back to school. With that in mind, this month, the theme is School Days and we’re encouraging bloggers to re-live those awkward school discos, ridiculous crazes and questionable fashion choices! C’mon, it’ll be fun!
 
The sign ups are now open, so if you would like to take part, be sure to comment on this post to confirm your interest! 
 
Oh My Blog! is a linky with a difference. It’s designed specifically for one reason, really. To help increase Domain Authority of the blogs that participate. I’ll not go into detail about what Domain Authority is (there are loads of blog posts about that already), but if you want for your blog to be found then you need it. The way to get it, is guest posts linking back to your blog.
 

Oh My Blog featuring Pickle & Poppet – Holidays!

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Happy Summer everyone! The sun is out (for now at least), I have a tan (for now at least) and it’s time to relax and enjoy the long days, warm nights and all the fun and games summer time brings. For this months Oh My Blog series, we’re finding out what bloggers from all across the country have to say about holidays. Be them in the UK or abroad, it’s the season to kick back and relax. So what does Jo from the wonderful Pickle & Poppet get up to before the kids head back to school?

I caught up with her to ask fifteen burning questions about her summer holidays.
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10 Reasons to Choose a Crete Villa Holiday

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So we’ve just come back from our holidays – we decided eventually on an all-inclusive shindig in Tenerife, but for reasons I will get into in another post, we’ve decided that all-inclusive is not really for us. Before we decided on Tenerife, we were looking at Villas to house our huge family in a range of destinations across Europe. Needless to say, we came across some very fancy looking placed and some awesome destinations.

Crete has become a popular tourist spot for two reasons – as a luxurious holiday destination and for being a melting pot of Cretan traditions and culture. Luxury travellers prefer a Crete villa holiday as it is the epitome of class, elegance and style. Whether your chosen villa faces the beach or is located in the town, holidaying in Crete can be the experience of a lifetime.

We may not have gone with it this time, but it remains a definite contender for our next getaway: Here’s why….

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