How to turn a cot bumper into unique bunting

How to turn a cot bumper into unique bunting

When I started to prepare Baby’s nursery one of the items I shopped for was a bedding set for her new cot, but no matter where I looked, they all included cot bumpers. While these are usually very pretty the advice from the NHS and the Lullaby Trust is not to use them. Read this Lullaby Trust article for more information https://www.lullabytrust.org.uk/parents-should-remove-cot-bumpers/ In the end I settled on a bedding set which included a cot bumper, but I decided that instead of allowing it to gather dust in a draw, I would turn it into some beautiful personalised bunting for […]

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How to top up your maternity pay with Matched Betting

How to top up your maternity pay with matched betting

Following on from my Frugal February post I was going to write Money Saving March but as it turns out March has been the month of Matched Betting. As a result I’ve decided that instead of writing about how I’ve done this month, I’m going to write about how anybody can substantially top up their maternity pay with very little effort, through matched betting. I cam across Matched Betting years ago when I read some posts on money saving forums about people making silly amounts of money for very little effort. If I’m honest, I didn’t believe it. There’s always […]

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Christmas Keepsake Advent Calendar Tutorial

How to make a keepsake Christmas advent calendar

  Christmas always gets my nesting instincts twitching and this year is no exception, so with a new baby and a lot of time on my hands (Granted mostly taken up with nappy changes and feedings) I wanted to make a special keepsake for Grumpy Baby and an advent calendar seemed like the perfect thing. This tutorial will guide you through how to make your own keepsake advent calendar using easy to find materials. To make the advent calendar you will need A blank balsa wood advent calendar. These are easily purchasable online, mine was purchased from eBay White mount […]

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