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London Kids Weekend Scoop (January 19-22, 2017)

    London is lit this weekend as Magical Lanterns, Winter Lights and other spectacles illuminate our London Kids Weekend Scoop. Whether you’re into family theatre, creative workshops or kids cinema, we’ve got you covered. Wrap up warm and get out there!     Thu-Sun: Magical Lantern Festival, Chiswick House and Gardens, Chiswick, W4 2QN… 

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Blossom & Jasmine Spa Treatments (12 Days of Xmas 2016)

    You know that feeling as we hurtle/crawl towards the end of the year, when you’re so exhausted you can barely drag yourself out of bed? Yeah, that. Work, school, kids and the annus horribilis that was 2016 have all taken their toll. But imagine starting 2017 with luxurious spa treatments in the comfort… 

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London Duck Tours Family Ticket £75 (12 Days of Xmas 2016)

    You’ve sat on the front of the DLR. You’ve explored London on top of a double decker bus. You’ve even cruised on a riverboat across the Thames. But have you explored the city’s sites via Duck? Before you call me a quack, check out London Duck Tours, one of the quirkiest and most… 

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Ilado Paris Pregnancy Necklace €79 (12 Days of Xmas 2016)

    I was watching a fascinating video about pregnancy the other day — the bond between mums and their babies from the womb continues to astound me. Did you know that babies can discern not only their mother’s voice, but their mother’s language, before birth? Or that unborn babies start to hear at 18… 

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Like Minders Babysitting Gift Voucher (12 Days of Xmas 2016)

    School holidays and Christmas are a special time to share with your children, every mama needs a break. If you don’t have family that live close by, or a babysitting arrangement with friends and neighbours, finding safe and reliable childcare can be a major headache. In my hood (Islington) you could be forking… 

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Eva Sonaike Designer Make Up Clutch £35 (12 Days of Xmas 2016)

    If you’re a regular reader of Babes about Town, then you’ll have heard me rave about Eva Sonaike and her stunning interiors and accessories line. Eva is one of those mums in business that continues to break boundaries with her vision and her talent for being ahead of the curve.     Her… 

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London Kids Weekend Scoop (December 15-18, 2016)

    The sprint is on! Next weekend will be Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, so make the most of the last days of pre-panic mode. Our London Kids Weekend Scoop has you covered with family theatre, Christmas movies and more. Enjoy x DON’T MISS: Our guide to Christmas in London: 30 COOLEST Things to… 

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Beautifully Undressed Lingerie Gift Set (12 Days of Xmas 2016)

  Hands up who wants a lingerie gift set for Christmas? Every New Year, you make a plan to upgrade your undergarments from frumpy haus frau to yummy mummy… but we all know what they say about good intentions! If you’re anything like me, by the time December rolls around, your underwear drawer is a… 

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Lindt Chocolate hamper (12 Days of Xmas 2016)

    Despite how much I mutter about the season of mince pies and mistletoe sometimes, Christmas is absolutely one of my happiest times of the year. It’s become even more special since having kids; there’s nothing like seeing the gobsmacked delight on their faces as they open gifts on Christmas morning. Make mine a… 

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