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Review - Approved Food - Is Money To Be Saved?

Approved Food ProductsHow many of us will eat food in your cupboard that is past its best before date? You know its still perfectly fine to eat, especially when it comes down to crisps and bolognese sauce. But high Street stores will bin anything that is past its best before date.

Approved foods sell all of these kinds of products at a reduced price. We wanted to see their service for ourselves as we always want to save money on material products, so could we do the same with food?  Here is our verdict.

Halloween on a Budget

Halloween Party GamesHalloween is a time for pumpkins, sweets and Trick-or-Treaters. It’s a time where we are all tempted to spend money on all of the seasonal items available in stores but these purchases can all add up. Don’t let Halloween break your budget, read our top tips so you can save money this Halloween.

Review - Muscle Food - Meat Delivered To Your Door?

Muscle Food - What was in the boxWe have heard a lot of people talking about muscle food and many have said that they have wanted to try them for a long time, but many seem to be a bit dubious. Some think its just for bodybuilders and others like to see their meat and check the quality of it before purchasing it.

So there was only one way to find out what this company and its so-called quality food product are like - so an order for a large variety pack was placed and here are our findings...

Review - La Redoute - What Price to Pay for Quality?

La Redoute - answer to online shopping?What lady doesn't love shopping for new clothes? But finding the time to actually go out to the shops can be challenging, so most mums love online shopping...

But there is always the snag that you can't see the item before you buy it, obviously you can return it but then that can be time consuming in itself. So finding a company that does online shopping but with guaranteed quality is a must and is that where La Redoute comes in?

Review - Kids Clothing From Lamaloli

Lamaloli Kids Clothing ReviewThis month it was time for one of the wonderful BB4BM admin team to review something close to their heart..  Courtney is a mum to a 5 year old little boy who is forever growing and thus the need for new clothing feels never ending.  This was a review of an online store called Lamaloli.

Pre-Baby To Do List

Pre-Baby To Do ListHaving a baby is an amazing and wonderful time for new parents. And a lot of times, parents are aware that there be will many changes to their lives and that they need to do a little bit of preparation. In addition to the usual adjustments, there are a few things most new parents don’t know - or repeat parents commonly forget to do..  So here is a pre-baby 'to do' list that covers everything that will ensure parents to-be are completely ready for the new addition to the family.

The Pros and Cons of Being a Mum...

Mums - Pros and ConsMums are a eclectic, colorful bunch - bringing to the table different careers, personalities, cultures, experiences, and creativity.  No two mums are alike, but they do share the similar joys of motherhood, as well as those occasional frustrations that come with being a parent.  From our children's first words to their first meltdown in the supermarket, being a mum will always come with its pros and cons. 

We have to accept the good with the not-so-great and to help embrace the importance of both in our lives, here are some of today's pros and cons of being a mum..

10 of the Best Places to Get Cheap Childrens Clothes

Great To Find Bargain Clothes!We know how crazy it can be to get all your kids looking semi-appropriate, loaded in the car, and off to a store to buy some clothes. We won’t even get started on trying to keep them under control while you try to find the right sizes and prices for each item of clothing. In a word, it’s ‘chaotic’.  So we wanted to list a few of the best places to find children’s clothes at bargain prices, so at least you won't have to worry that you are paying over the odds!

Review - The Monthly Beauty Box by LookFantastic.com

contents of beauty boxSo, I was asked to review my first ever ‘beauty box’ by Look Fantastic and to be honest I wasn't too sure what to expect from it, but all I can say is wow!

This month’s beauty box (March) is full of goodies and at £15 most would consider this a bargain due to the fact that it contains products worth over £70...

When the postman arrived with my parcel I was unexpectedly excited to see what my box would contain..

10 Fun Kids Activities That Won't Cost You a Penny!

Fun Activities That Are FreeWe all know how expensive kids' activities can be, but this doesn't mean we can't find amazing projects that are enriching, fun and free all at the same time.  Opting for free kids activities instead of buying the latest Xbox game also helps to drastically cut costs.  So before you spend any more money this week, learn more about our favorite free projects that kids just love!

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