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Review | Protecting Your Home With SimpliSafe

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Over the last few years, we have considered getting a security system on several occasions. With the rise in footfall in our street, with us living on a corner, having a young family and hearing reports of crime being on the rise, we started to wonder what the best method would be in order to feel safer. There are so many options available and a lot seemed to be a bit complicated with a lot of professional installation required which isn’t something we really wanted to do as we aren’t sure how long we will be here anyway. So, when SimpliSafe got in touch to ask us to review their very easy to use home security system I was eager to find out more. Continue reading “Review | Protecting Your Home With SimpliSafe”

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I’ve been a fan of The Clever Cactus for a while now and have previously purchased several items from her online store including baby wipes and reusable water balloons. The funky prints and great eco-friendly ideas really stood out to me and, as you know, I love to support a small local business, so I was absolutely thrilled when Steph messaged asking if I would like to be a brand ambassador for her. This is the first of my reviews for her and we have kick-started our collaboration with me trying out her CSP (cloth sanitary pads) and liners range. Continue reading “The Clever Cactus CSP and Liners Review”

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One of the most important aspects for an on the go, outdoorsy family like us is ensuring that we always have everything we need. That unfortunately usually results in us taking 2 or 3 different sized bags out with us each time due to the fact that we don’t a bag that can hold it all. This has been such a hassle because, as we all know, once you are out with kids you need to have easy access to items like spare clothes, nappies, wipes and snacks at all times and fiddling around with a variety of bags just doesn’t cut it. Thankfully, TrendHim have a fantastic range of men’s accessories, including a wide selection of bags. They contacted us to ask if we would like to review an item from their website and we opted for a Lazy Bear Lance Navy Backpack. Continue reading “Review | Lazy Bear Lance Navy Backpack From TrendHim”

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