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  • Light Up Your Garden

    By A Modern Military Mother on December 6, 2016
    The dual laser projector from RED5 is a decent quality bit of kit, at a very reasonable price, which is more than capable of livening up any party, inside or outside, with its laser sharp red and green laser projected patterns. We set the laser up, on the handy included flexi-tripod, on a first floor open window ledge, and aimed […]
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  • It’s Electrifying – 100 years of energy

    By A Modern Military Mother on September 14, 2016
    As far as it is known, early attempts at man-made lighting happened about 70,000 years ago. The first lamp was invented made of a shell, hollowed-out rock, or something similar which wouldn’t set fire which was filled with stuff that would burn (probably dried grass or wood), with added animal fat (the original lighter fluid) and lit. Over time, materials such as pottery and […]
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  • Enriching Your Life One App at a Time

    By A Modern Military Mother on August 18, 2016
          Apps are almost infinite in their uses. You can look on the Android or Apple store and find thousands of different apps that each have varied uses. There are apps for work, sport, news, fun, science, technology and much more. There can easily be at least one app that enriches your life but finding it can be […]
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  • Don’t Let There Be Light

    By A Modern Military Mother on May 20, 2016
    Most summers we head over to France to stay in our fantastic villa in the Limousin. The best part of the trip is how well we all sleep and for how long. Even the kids don’t appear before 11am and this can only be attributed to the metal shutters on the windows that keep out the daylight and also keep […]
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  • Back From The Blogging Abyss

    By on February 22, 2016
    Well hello there! How are you? It’s been an age. I haven’t been present on the blog for sometime because I have been so busy and so very poorly sick. In fact, the truth is I don’t have time to be here today but I have missed you and I have missed my blog. So today, I’m making time to […]
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  • My Beautiful Boudoir

    By on December 15, 2015
    My bedroom is my castle, my sanctuary and a place of peace. As I live in a rented house and have spent years moving around living in military quarters, I can’t be bothered to paint the walls and so I am stuck with magnolia. Instead to fulfil my bedroom decorating ideas I have decided to adorn it with a wonderful ensemble […]
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  • Make Your Home As Relaxing As Possible

    By on November 11, 2015
    As all parents know, getting five minutes to yourself to relax in your home can often be a rare occurrence. That’s why when we do get time, you’ll want to feel as comfortable as possible in your surroundings. Here are a few ways you can maximise comfort in your home. The most important place for you to feel comfortable in […]
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  • National Bed Month: The Importance of Sleep

    By on March 25, 2015
    Every March, the Sleep Council remind everyone the importance of sleep for National Bed Month. Being its longest running campaign, they like to bring awareness to how to get a better night’s sleep. Here are some tips that are shared with the public throughout the month. Health Both mental and physical health can be affected by the amount of sleep […]
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  • Real Life: Tips For Supporting Your Kids During Military Away Time

    By on March 23, 2015
    A life connected to the military means a lot of time away for the serving partner. This is just the reality of life and to be honest I am used to it. Jules over at The Giggles Family has put together this fab post: http://www.thegigglesfamily.com/2015/03/tips-from-military-wives-helping.html with some top tips to help military partners cope with ‘away’ time be that deployment, exercise, training, […]
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  • Five Health and Safety Items Every Family Should Have

    By on March 10, 2015
    There are certain health and safety mainstays that all families should have at home, and here’s a rundown of five of the most important. If you’re lacking any of these staples, now could be the time to take action. 1) First aid kits Anyone can suffer an injury at home, and youngsters are especially well versed in the art of […]
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