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Parent Party Planning For A 6 Year Old

Parent party planning, how not to do it, plus some things I actually learned, tips, tricks and ideas for the future.  There are certain moments in your life that you realise you are out of your depth. This is one of them. Unfortunately I am not an event planner, otherwise, this post would be irrelevant […] Read more…

Are Essential Oils Harming Cats?

Are essential oils harming cats? Facebook. It’s an excellent place for all the gossip, but also to find advice and spread news. I recently saw this post and was shocked, not only by the poor suffering kitty but how little we knew about the harmful effects of essential oils. I am a cat lover, I […] Read more…

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Merry Christmas From Us 2017

Merry Christmas!!  We are undoubtedly already stuffing our faces, I’ve probably been up a thousand hours already in preparation for our first hosted Christmas together (eek!) I have pre-written this post (as if I have time to write this on the day) but it is the season of forgiveness so I’m sure you can let […] Read more…

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Fudge Chocolate Pretzel Sticks

Try these fudge chocolate pretzel sticks for the perfect party snack I am a lover of a salty and sweet recipe combo and these definitely deliver! Pretzels are pretty diverse and for me are the perfect snack at the moment! I managed to find pretzel rods in Costco for this recipe which are easy to […] Read more…

5 Natural Home Remedies to Improve Your Sleep & Health

*Guest Post* A Bit About Derek: Derek Lotts is a regular contributor to Smooth Decorator and writes about décor, gardening, recycling, ecology and everything related to home improvement. He thinks all of these topics fall under the self-improvement category. He believes in the power of sharing ideas and communicating via the internet to achieve betterment. […] Read more…

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Adult-Only Eggnog Mudslide Cocktail

Who doesn’t love cocktails? Now it’s time for an adult only eggnog mudslide cocktail Eggnog isn’t that big here in the UK but in the US it’s the drink of choice synonymous with the holidays so how could I not come up with an adaptation for my US readers! This is an awesome (but very […] Read more…

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Decorating Reindeer Brownies For Christmas

Add some Christmas cheer to your treats by decorating reindeer brownies I don’t think this is much of a recipe because we used brownie mix and essentially just compiled everything together but they are definitely a fun treat to make with the kids. These cute reindeer brownies will be an excellent addition to a Christmas […] Read more…

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