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[ 23 Dec 2015 | No Comment ]

There’s nothing more fulfilling at this time of year than returning from a Christmas shopping trip with armfuls of gifts that you feel sure your family and friends will love.
But often this joy soon turns to despair when we realise the long night of sellotaping and ribboning that lies ahead. Gift first impressions count and if your wrapping is a festive failure then the eventual present exchange can lose some of its sparkle and magic!  So how can we perfect those straight edges and neat folds?
Watch our video for expert …

Christmas mums, home life »

[ 22 Dec 2015 | No Comment ]

Whether it’s a much anticipated winter holiday in the sun, a seasonal break with friends or trip to get festive with the family, many of us will be making the mad dash to pack up our clothes and pressies ahead of the Christmas break.
For many the excitement of visiting our loved ones with armfuls of gifts and a bag of bulky Christmas jumpers wanes when we realise the physical impossibility of actually transporting it all. But worry not, help is on hand with these Fast Track trip tips to help you …

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[ 24 Dec 2012 | No Comment ]

We’d just like  to say a big thank you for following and supporting us this year and we hope you will continue to pop back in the coming year to see what else Family Friendly Working has to offer you.
Here is a recap of the free eCourses you can access to start or boost your business for 2013:

How to make money online
Business promotion basics
Better business blogging
Boost Your Business Profitability
Create an eCourse

A bigger selection of eCourses and Business Resources are available at ACE Business Training.

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[ 7 Dec 2012 | No Comment ]

At Christmas you should receive something you want, something you need, something to eat and something to read. We have something to read covered.
We have a special Christmas Business and Blogging Bundle for you. Get Blogging: The Essential Guide, Making Money Online and Marketing: The Essential Guide for £24 that’s a saving of £8.87!
We also have some other great reads to get your business raring to go in the new year:
Commercial Writing: How to earn a living as a business writer £12.99
A Guide to Promoting Your Business (£15)
Plus a selection …

Christmas mums, Headline, home life »

[ 1 Dec 2012 | No Comment ]

If you are like me and the thought of  Christmas shopping reduces you to a quivering wreck then here are some great tips to help reduce the stress and get it done in no time at all!
Start early
Its never too early to start and as its just December this is still classed as being fairly early. Not only does this give you more time to get everything sorted, it will help you spread the cost too.
Know your budget and stick to it. To help with this write a list too …

Christmas mums, Headline, home life »

[ 22 Dec 2011 | No Comment ]

I think Christmas shopping and shopping generally with toddlers is given a bad press! With a little bit of planning and some common sense there are many practical ways to take the stress, frustration and tension out of buying your father-in-law his annual socks and festive tie!
* Remember that small children have limits.
If you are shopping with toddlers, be alert to their needs: are they tired, hungry, overexcited by the noise and confusion, or simply in need of some fresh air or a reassuring hug?
I don’t think it’s fair to …

Christmas mums, fashionista mums, Headline, home life »

[ 18 Dec 2011 | No Comment ]

JellyboxUK is proud to announce the launch of it’s baby gift box store, offering contemporary baby gifts which can be delivered direct to your loved one all wrapped up in a beautiful keepsake box.
One of our real favourite themed boxes is the gorgeous The Grace Gift Box, which contains a 100% organic cotton long sleeved sleep-suit, matching top knot hat, Strawberry star cotton bib and super soft leather strawberry shoes with suede soles.
Customers can ‘mix and match’ the products to create their own gift box to suit their budget, or for speed simply …

Christmas mums, eco mums »

[ 11 Dec 2011 | No Comment ]
Top tips for Christmas rubbish – recycle!

Did you get overwhelmed by toy packaging last Christmas?  Here are some tips to help from the  British Toy & Hobby Association who believe that 80% of toy packaging can be recycled:

Safety info and instructions: retain and store in a single safe place at home for future use. This also allows you to safely pass toys on to new owners.
Small packaging and plastic bags: please keep away from children at all times. These will need to go directly into your bin if they cannot be recycled.
Boxes: retain packaging if it …

Christmas mums, home life »

[ 10 Dec 2011 | No Comment ]

Looking for some Christmassy atmosphere for your bathroom? I’ve been testing out the Sodasan Cinnamon Orange soap and it’s lovely. I love making the most of this time of year: we have sparkly lights up in the kitchen and study as well as on the Christmas tree, and aromas of nutmeg, cinnamon and orange all seem to fit in.

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[ 10 Dec 2011 | No Comment ]
Gifts for Business Mums!

Still looking for the perfect gift for your Mumpreneur friends? Or maybe you know someone dying to start their own business, work from home or simply escape the rat race?