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WE ARE MILLIONAIRES! No really we are.

| July 24, 2014 | 15 Comments
WE ARE MILLIONAIRES! No really we are.

This is quite possibly the most exciting post I have ever written on The Ana Mum Diary.  I had an email a couple of weeks ago that gave us the chance to be millionaires!  I know it sounds unbelievable, but let me explain. Continue Reading

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Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood

| June 17, 2014 | 16 Comments
Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood

Fun,  laughter, picnics, learning new things, tree climbing,  jumping and even more laughter that’s what our day at Sudbury Hall was all about yesterday. Here in photographs is our day : Continue Reading

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I Love Mondays : Orange Is The New Black #OIMB (Home)

| June 9, 2014 | 11 Comments
I Love Mondays : Orange Is The New Black #OIMB (Home)

I Love Mondays is a feature I run each Monday where I virtually shop for your every need.  I am hoping to rid you of the Monday blues, with my beautiful things. It could be a must see site, or a new idea I want to share with you.  Sit back and enjoy!

This morning, if you are feeling delicate after the weekend excesses you may need to avert your eyes.  Today’s selection is bold and vibrant, celebrating the new series of, Orange is the New Black. Continue Reading

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Orange Is The New Black #OINB (Fashion)

| June 8, 2014 | 12 Comments
Orange Is The New Black #OINB (Fashion)

Do you have Netflix? It’s my new chill out love, and I’ve caught up on some old TV series that I’ve been meaning to watch for so long, and developed a new obsession with the series Orange is the New Black. The story? Well it’s been an eye opener, but so funny and tragic all rolled into one.

Here are three of the main characters, looking oh so much more glamorous than who they play: Continue Reading

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Barbie and the Secret Door : Review and Doll Giveaway

| July 25, 2014 | 7 Comments
Barbie and the Secret Door : Review and Doll Giveaway

The start of the summer holidays meant a treat for Miss A.  She loves Barbie, I’d say they are one her most played with toys now. Her imagination really seems to be sparked by them, especially if you sees the film attached to a particular character. We even have a couple of swimming and mermaid style ones for the bath.

Well here is the Alexa Barbie from the new movie Barbie and the Secret Door, that I surprised her with when she broke up, and we are going to be giving away to one lucky reader.   Continue Reading

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Bank Holiday Weekend with the Family: Top Things to Do

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bank Holiday Weekend with the Family: Top Things to Do

Well there’s only one Bank Holiday weekend left between now and Christmas, so you may as well make the most of it! The coming bank holiday, at the end of August, is an opportunity to enjoy some quality time with your family – something that can seldom be enjoyed during term time. With the summer break from school just around the corner, now would be an ideal time to book some time off from work so that you can enjoy a minibreak with the kids before they head back to school in September. Continue Reading

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Are Costs Associated with Driving and Increasing Difficulty Deterring You from Learning?

| July 23, 2014 | 2 Comments
Are Costs Associated with Driving and Increasing Difficulty Deterring You from Learning?

Back in the 70s, driving a car was like a status symbol. It meant independence, wowing a girl and being able to take her to different places on dates and road trips. It meant having friends to cruise with along the city streets. However, such is not the case nowadays. Continue Reading

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