Blog » Month: March 2019

How to recycle your Mother’s Day flowers

Mother’s Day has been and gone and the flowers that looked glorious on Sunday have now probably seen better days. Rather than let them wilt and be thrown away, incorporate them into some of these fun activities and bring colour and fragrance into your child’s play. Have a Tea Party! Pour the petals onto a…

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10 Annual Family Memberships and Schemes in or near North Leeds

Family passes can be great value for money and a god send during the long summer holidays. With so many to choose from in and around North Leeds I have done a quick roundup here… Harewood House Whether you want to visit the House and its wonderful collections, relax in the gardens with a picnic,…

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10 Ideas for Days Out over the Easter Holidays within an Hours Drive of North Leeds

If you fancy a day out over the Easter Holiday we have listed our ‘Top Ten’ ideas within an hours drive of North Leeds. Hopefully, we will see signs of Spring during the Easter break but if the weather doesn’t play ball we have also included indoor activities and there is something for all ages….

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David Phillip Estate Agents: Spring clean your house in one day (an article for both men and women!) but not on April 7th when it is National No Housework Day!

After the long dreary winter months, Spring has arrived and now is the time to spring clean your home. Rather than drag it out over a number of days, you can complete the whole thing in one day (8 hours), it seems daunting but here are a few tips to help go beyond the weekly…

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NEW EASTER EGG-STRAVAGANZA FUN AT PIGLETS ADVENTURE FARM

Advertising feature for Piglets Adventure Farm With new egg-citing activities, cute baby animals and lots of family fun, there’s plenty to see and do this Easter at Piglets Adventure Farm From 30th March – 28th April, little egg hunters can take part in the new Easter Egg Hunt. Bigger & better than ever before, collect eggs from…

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Naked Wines: Backing Independent Winemakers

Sponsored Guest Blog by Naked Wines Angels are helping Johan to keep winemaking in the family… Winemaker Johan Kruger is a big beast of a bloke. He plays rugger and eats three cow pies every morning. But when it comes to family, he’s like a big floppy bunny rabbit. They mean the world to him….

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Keep the children entertained at Stockeld Park this Easter holiday!

**This is an advertorial blog for Stockeld Park “I’m bored!” If you’re a parent or you help to look after children during the school holidays, chances are this is a phrase you are all too familiar with! At Stockeld Park, we know how to nip boredom in the bud! Keeping the children entertained in the…

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Free or Low Cost Activities and Events in and around North Leeds this Easter

The Easter school holiday has crept up on me this year, one minute it was half term and then, with a blink of an eye, it’s time for decorating Easter eggs, too much chocolate and two weeks of activities to keep the kids entertained! Keeping the kids happy and entertained throughout the Easter Holiday doesn’t…

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What’s on at Leeds Museums & Galleries during the Easter holidays

*This is an advertorial blog for Leeds Museums and Galleries. Head over to Leeds Museums and Galleries for an eggcellent Easter, from golden egg hunts to springtime babies and mystery matinees to mask making. Abbey House Museum will be celebrating all things superhero with crafts, murder mysteries and silly science. The Easter bunny will be…

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Farming Fun For Families at Springtime Live

Advertising Feature for Springtime Live  Tickets are now sale for annual family farming event, Springtime Live, which will be held at the Great Yorkshire Showground on Saturday April 13 2019. From mini tractor rides to live entertainment, once inside all activities and workshops are FREE. This fun family day out celebrates farming, food and the…

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5 Fashion Tips for Busy Mums

Guest blogger Amanda from @Wardrobe_Dramas gives her advice on 5 fashion tips for busy mums who want to look stylish. Let’s face it. Once you become a mum you can’t imagine what you used to do with all that free time. All of a sudden you’re trying to fit your entire adult life into two…

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Mumbler Reviews Grass Roots Muddy Boots ‘Little Shoots’ Forest School

Charlotte and her Mini Mumbler recently went along to the new Grass Roots Muddy Boots ‘Little Shoots’; a Forest School for pre-schoolers at Meanwood Park. Find out what they thought here… Forest Schools are becoming increasingly popular, and it’s no wonder why. Children love the great outdoors! It allows them the freedom to explore new…

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Homemade Mother’s Day Card Ideas by Mega Awesome Messy Art

With Mother’s Day fast approaching we have a great guest blog from fellow North Leeds Mumbler and mum Victoria.   Below she shares two ideas from her MAMA blog for homemade Mother’s Day cards that are quick and simple but really effective! My name is Victoria Seal, I am a wife, a mum, a part-time Doctor…

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Evolve Psychology – Independent Autism, ADHD, Child, Family, Adult Assessments & Psychological Therapies

Advertising Feature by Evolve Psychology Evolve Psychology is an independent psychology and neurodevelopmental practice, founded by Dr Laura Powling, Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Evolve Psychology has moved into its new town centre base at 14 Victoria Avenue on the back of increased demand nationwide for its expertise. Evolve offers Emotional Well-being, Autism, ADHD, child, family and…

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De-clutter and Clean by EweMove North Leeds

In his guest blog Howard Bottomley, Director at EweMove North Leeds discusses the importance of a good de-clutter prior to selling your house. Start with this golden rule… Give away or recycle anything that you’re not going to take with you to your new home – NOW! You need to place yourself in the shoes of…

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Shop Local this Mother’s Day for your Gifts

This year, Sunday 31st March is the day we all say thanks to Mums for all they do.  If you’re the mum you know what a rewarding but hard job it can be … so whether you are giving or receiving the thank you take them and enjoy! There are some great ways to show…

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Enjoy British Science Week 2019 at Home

Today marks the start of British Science Week 2019 (8th -17th March), a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths. Here at Mumbler we love a bit of messy play, so grab a lab coat – or an apron – and get the mini Mumblers experimenting!  Paint the Rainbow! This one is super simple…

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The Bump & Baby Expo is back!

Advertising Feature from Bump & Baby Expo Yorkshire’s biggest maternity and baby fair, the Bump & Baby Expo, is back at York Racecourse on Sunday 7th April. Founded by mumpreneur Jackie from Babies By Jackie, this year she is joined by Kate from Avocado Events. “As a mum and newborn photographer, I felt that Yorkshire was crying out for an…

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World Book Day – Inspiring Children’s Books

It’s almost World Book Day and the kids are bouncing up and down with new costume excitement! But this year, I wanted to inspire my mini Mumblers in a different way; with a book that will teach them to be kind, to reach for the stars and show them that they are loved, no matter…

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Flexible working – understanding your rights

Whether you are just returning to work after maternity leave or are reassessing your work-life balance you may well be considering discussing flexible working with your employer. In this month’s guest blog Consilia Legal discuss how you can make a flexible working request and how to handle the process with your employer.   What is…

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