My Buggy Buddy Lock Giveaway

Do you ever leave your buggy outside and worry about it’s safety?

Well there is a solution and that’s called the Buggy Buddy Lock, you can lock your bags, your buggy, even your bike to a railing/gate giving you the extra piece of mind that your belongings are that little bit safer.

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I bought myself one of these locks when my Oliver was a newborn as i had to leave the buggy outside the health centers when i visited his health visitor for his weekly checks, I didn’t like the idea of leaving my expensive buggy outside with no security. The lock is small and lightweight enough to carry in your changing bag and even will fit into your handbag! I left mine attached to the buggy so i knew where it was at all times. We have even used the Buddy Lock to secure my sons bike to a railing when we was on holiday as we forgot the chain lock.

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The Buddy Lock is simple to use, it has a combination lock that you set up on the first time with a new 3 digit code. Half of the lock is covered with soft foam to prevent scratches on your buggy.

I have one of these locks to giveaway to you, all you have to do is the following:

  • Like my facebook page
  • Follow me on twitter
  • Tweet “I would like to secure my buggy with My Buddy Lock and @angoewright78”
  • Leave a comment below letting me know you have done the above

The giveaway will end on 8th June at midnight. I will be using random.org to pick a winner.

I am supplying the Buddy Lock myself as a giveaway as i think it is a great little accessory to any buggy 🙂

***COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED*****

WINNER – lAURA JONES

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The Hairy Dieters Cookbook Giveaway

I would like to thank all of my followers, friends and fellow bloggers for reading our blog, I really do appreciate it and as a thank you I would like to give something back to you all by running a giveaway.

I bought a Cook book for myself last week and thought that this would make a fabulous giveaway for my blog so out of my own pocket I have bought one for one of my lovely followers to win. The book is ‘The Hairy Dieters’ and it is filled to the brim with some gorgeous and tasty recipes. I did not buy it because I want to lose weight I bought it for the delicious recipes that it holds and on Sunday I cooked there Lemon and Thyme Roast Chicken recipe, my family loves a good roast and this recipe went down just as well as any other roast we have had, in fact the OH said it tasted better than any restaurant he has ever ate a roast in and that it was his favourite by far. The chicken was succulent and the taste of lemon really came through in the chicken. The Thyme is placed under the skin so it is against the breast you do this by sliding your fingers under the skin carefully separating it from the flesh, the lemon is squeezed all over the skin and rubbed in and for extra lemony flavour I added some slices along with the thyme under the skin. I love this roast chicken recipe and will be definitely doing it again. The hairy bikers say that the skin is where the calories are so they advise not to eat it.

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The Hairy Dieters cookbook is full of hearty family meals, Pies, lunches, snacks and pudding and cakes. The Hairy Bikers Si King and Dave Myers are self confessed food lovers and between them have lost almost 6 stone by coming up with tasty recipes that are low in calories and big on flavour. Following their tips and advice in the book can help you bake your cake, eat it and lose weight too.

20130128-144205.jpgTo be in with a chance of winning a copy of this book please can you do the following:

  • Leave a comment below telling me your favourite recipe that you like to cook/bake.
  • Please tweet “I want to Love Food with @angoewright78 by winning The Hairy Dieters Cookbook http://wp.me/p234ki-Yg
  • Please like my facebook by clicking on the FB widget on the right hand side of this post or my twitter page

Please comments below to let me know you have done so with your twitter ID or email ad so if you are a winner I can contact you.

  • The competition will end on 11 the February at midnight 2013
  • I will draw a winner by using random.org
  • My decision is final

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE AND THANK YOU FOR READING THE BLOG

I would just like to add that I have provided the cookbook out of my own money and it has NOT been given to me.

UPDATE 12/2/13
Winner is Mellissa Williams
Who was the 11th person to enter the competition

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CBeebies Sid Sloane ‘Sids Show’ Family Ticket Giveaway

Competition Closed
Winner @RedRoseMummy

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Oscar Stardust Productions Presents the Tour of

SIDS SHOW

Join Sid from CBeebies Live On Stage

CBeebies longest-serving presenter Sid Sloane is due to make the jump from screen to stage this autumn, when he embarks on a nationwide tour of his brand-new, fun-filled show which promises to knock audiences’ socks off! Receiving its official Premiere in Brighton on 30 October, the extensive tour will encompass over 30 venues across England and Wales.

Follow Sid as he sets out on an heroic quest to find out where in the world his favourite socks and shoes have gone… share in with the fun as Sid adventures to the bottom of the ocean, through the depths of the jungle and floating into outer space. Meet an array of funny characters and discover plenty of surprises along the way! This interactive 55 minute long show is crammed with games, songs, poems and magic guaranteed to put a smile on little faces.

Written by Rachel Barnett and directed by Dominique Gerrard, SID’s SHOW is a LIVE family-friendly adventure (suitable for ages 3+).

This new live-show comes on the cusp of launching a new televised children’s series, ‘Let’s Play’, to be presented by Sid. The series inspires pre-schoolers to discover the world through creative role-play and dressing-up. Due to air on CBeebies later this year, ‘Let’s Play’ will be co-presented by newcomer Rebecca Keatley.

Sid Sloane

SID’s SHOW will tour well into 2013. For further information about the show visit: www.sidsloane.org

Tour Dates/2012

3 November Skegness – The Embassy
10 November Redhill – Harlequin
2 December Winchester – Discovery centre

2013

2 February Fareham – Ferneham hall
3 February Catford – The Broadway
9 February Truro – The hall for cornwall
11 February Cardiff – St David’s Hall
15 February Bolton – The Albert Halls
16 February Barrow-in-Furness – Forum
17 February Lytham-St Annes – Lowther Pavilion
18 February Clitheroe- The Grand
19 February Ellesmere Port- Civic hall
20 February Tamworth – Assembly rooms
21 February Worthing – The Pavilion
22 February Burgess Hill – The Martlets hall
24 February Stevenage – Gordon Craig
2 March Basildon – The Mirren Studio
10 March Basingstoke – The Anvil
17 March Camberley – Camberley theatre
23 March Bishops Stortford- Rhodes Arts
30 March Embassy ball’ (Bunns Leisure)
6 April Warrington – The Parr Hall
7 April Shrewsbury – Theatre Seven
13 April Grays – Thameside theatre
21 April Clacton – Westcliff Theatre
27 April Solihull – Arts complex
28 April Weston-s-Mare Playhouse
5 May Tunbridge Wells
29 June Lichfield- The Garrick theatre
30 June Burnley- The mechanics theatre

The show is ideal for families with children aged between 3 and 7 years old.

I have been given One family ticket to give away on the blog comprising of either: 2 Adults & 2 Children or 1 Adult & 3 Children to any of the single performance on the UK Tour as seen above.

To be in with a chance of winning the tickets please do the following:

  • Answer the following question and leave the answer in the comment box below

‘Where will Sid’s adventures take you?

  • Like Sid Sloane on Facebook and leave a comment below to let me know you have done so
  • Follow Sid Sloane on Twitter and leave a comment below to let me know you have done so
  • Follow Mumofthreeboys on Twitter
  • Like Mumofthreeboys Facebook page
  • Sign up to my RSS feed, which you will find on the top right hand side of the blog page.
  • Tweet: I would like to win family tickets to watch @sidsloane Sid’s Show with @angoewright78 http://wp.me/p234ki-P0
  • Competition terms:

    This competition is open to residents of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland aged 18 years or over, except for those associated with the production company, their families or anyone else associated with this competition.

    You must do all of the above to be in with a chance of winning, please leave an email or twitter name so i can contact you if you are the winner.

    The competition will run for 2 weeks and will end on 3rd november at Midnight. The winner will be contacted the following day and your details will be passed on to the PR.

    The winner may be required to take part in publicity

    All prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives. The prize is subject to availablity.

    Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prizes impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the Promoter, and accordingly the Promoter may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to the Promoter as a result thereof.

    Mumofthreeboys is responsible for the advertising and the adjudication of the competition, All other facilities connected with the provision of the prize are the responsibility of the Promoter.

    The winner will be drawn using Random Number Generator and my decision is final.

    Good Luck To you all 🙂

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    iStylista online personal stylist review and giveaway

    *Competition now closed. Well done everyone, hope you enjoy your guide*

    iStylista Style Goddess style guide

    Ever wanted you own personal shopper, do you need help on how to style yourself to your body shape, do you need the do’s and dont’s of what items of clothing should be in your wardrobe.

    Istylista helps us to learn the secrets of how to style ourselves confidently by wearing the most flattering styles of clothing to suit our body shapes and make us look years younger by wearing colours that compliment your natural colouring.

    iStylista.com was launched in May 2009 as the online personal stylist, using the expertise of its founder Chantelle Znideric, professional personal stylist to the rich and famous. The website gives you the opportunity to shop for the latest designer clothes with confidence and convenience that comes with having your own personal stylist.

    To receive my own style guide i had to complete a questionnaire, which was easy to complete. I was asked a series of questions like my body shape, entering my upper and lower dress sizes, face shape and eye, hair and skin colour, i did get stuck on my body shape but the guide helped as once clicked on it will give you a more detailed write up to help you decide on what you are. I always thought i was a rectangle shape but after reading the descriptions of the body shapes i actually realised i was a pear shape. It doesn’t matter if once you have submitted all of your measurements and shapes and realise after when reading through your personal style that you have inputted the wrong information you can just go back to istylista website and log in, go to ‘My changing room’ and here you get to edit your details.

    The questionnaire also asks about your lifestyle ie; housewife, worker or a yummy mummy and any additional style advises where you may seek more advice on them troublesome areas, for me it was my bust area and having a short and thin frame.

    Once finished i could download my style guide, which was 26 pages long and shop online with the chance of buying some clothes that are suggested for me to match my body specifications. The guide also told me what sort of haircut suits the shape of my face. I found iStylista to be an interesting way of finding out more about what suits me and the report was very descriptive and comprehensive, leaving nothing out, it even suggest jewellery to wear.

    The style goddess contents are :

    – Your body shape classification

    – 10 essential body shape styling tips

    – Your key clothing shapes

    – Your best fabrics and patterns

    – 3 styling tips to enhance your troublesome body parts

    – Your best neutral colour palette

    – Your best additional colour palette

    – Colour styling tricks and tips

    – Your ideal lifestyle capsule wardrobe and style secrets

    On having a short thin frame i was advised to wear the same colours and tones from head to toe so that it would lengthen my overall frame and add instant height and my ‘what not to wear’ advice was to avoid wearing very short skirts, trousers with a turn-up and ankle straps on shoes, as these styles will only shorten my appearance, this is obviously where i have been going wrong as i do like to wear trousers with a turn up.

    My most flattering colours are those that have a cool blue undertone to them, neutral colours will complement my skin tone. I was quite disappointed to read that I should avoid wearing black, as it’s too cold and harsh for my skin tone as it drain’s my overall complexion making it appear grey, pasty and tired looking. Makes sense really, but most of my wardrobe is made up of black clothes but i am advised not to throw them away but to just team them up more flattering additional colours worn nearer your face and keep black to a minimum to achieve a chic look.

    As much as i love Gok Wan i am so glad that now i no longer need to apply to ‘How to look good naked’ to get my own personal stylist.

    To find out more about iStylista visit there website www.iStylista.com or follow them on twitter @iStylista

    I have 10 Personalised Style Goddess Guides to give away, priced at £30 each. If you can not wait for the competition to end i can offer you all a 40% discount code, all you have to do is insert this code R4E6-3YD4-VR at the end of finishing the questionnaire.

    How to win:

    Compulsary Action

    You must leave an email or twitter address on your comment so i can contact you if you win.

    1. Subscribe to my blog via email, comment below to tell me you have done so.

    2. Tweet on twitter “I want to win my own personalised iStylista guide with @angoewright78 and @iStylista http://wp.me/p234ki-jl

    or

    post on your facebook page “I want to win my own personalised iStylista guide with mumofthreeboys http://wp.me/p234ki-jl” leave a seperate comment to tell me you have done so

    Additional Entries

    3. Leave a comment below telling me why you need a personal stylist

    4. Like my Facebook Page seen to the right of this page

    Competition closes on the 1st April 2012 at midnight, winners will be picked out of a hat and my decision is final.

    Thank you for reading and participating in mumofthreeboys first fabulous giveaway

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