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Win 1 of 3 family tickets to the best Pirates in Pyjamas party in London on board of The Golden Hinde II, a real life galleon

Jul 01 2015
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Shiver me timbers! Get ready for a Pirate Party? London Mums have teamed up with Little Tiger Press to give away 3 family tickets to a pirate pyjama party on board a real life galleon to launch the new picture book Pirates in Pyjamas by Caroline Crowe and Tom Knight.

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Win a Breville 2 & 4 Slice Toaster worth £54.99 – The Perfect Fit for Warburtons

Jun 29 2015

The UK’s leading kitchen appliance brand, Breville, has collaborated with the number one bakery brand in the UK, Warburtons, to launch the first toaster of its kind.

London Mums have the chance to win a new ‘Breville 2 & 4 Slice Toaster – The Perfect Fit for Warburtons’ which contains deeper and wider bread slots than other toasters available on the market, and promises to toast the UK’s bestselling branded loaf, the Warburton’s ‘Toastie’ loaf, completely to the top. With its smart design and sleek stainless steel finish, this revolutionary toaster will make a stylish addition to any kitchen. It is truly the best thing since sliced bread!

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Win 1 of 10 copies of Scout and the Sausage Thief first book in the brand new Puppy Academy series

Jun 23 2015
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A great new series from vet turned best-selling children’s author Gill Lewis launches in early July with  four titles in the brand new Puppy Academy series, each of which focuses on a different inspiring and hard-working dog. The series features German Shepherd Scout (training to be a police dog), sheepdog Star, water rescue Border Collie Murphy and Pip, the Labrador training to be a helper for a wheelchair bound girl.  Each of the four dogs in the series are inspired by real life dogs including Gill’s own childhood dog, Zac, an Alsatian that used to work her paper round with her. The first Puppy Academy title, Scout and the Sausage Thief, is out in July.

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Indoor activities for kids with Design and Drill Flower power studio kit

Jun 22 2015
Indoor activities for kids

The school holidays are upon us and parents and carers need to be ready to entertain children both outdoor and indoor. In the coming weeks we will be publishing indoor entertainment ideas for kids so watch this space.

The London mums kids club is always on the hunt for ideas and this week’s tip comes from child reporter Diego who has prepared a short unboxing and review video where he candidly shows why he likes the Design and drill
Flower power studio kit by Learning Resources.

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Unrated Fifty Shades of Grey DVD includes an alternate ending

Jun 21 2015
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These days DVDs are out for sale within five months from theatre release and Fifty Shades of Grey is no exception. Fans of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele will be able to have the ultimate at home-cinema experience when Fifty Shades of Grey, the global phenomenon that grossed more than £335 million globally, comes to Digital HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD on Monday 22nd June 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The story of a searing love affair between a naïve college student and a billionaire entrepreneur will transform an otherwise mundane Monday night as women worldwide take the love story home for the first time.

Fans of the controversial book series would have seen it in cinemas already and the Fifty Shades of Grey DVD version is meant just for them as it includes and extended unrated version of the film as well as an alternate ending. If you wondered what I think about the books and the film, here is my honest review of both – spoiler alert! Don’t read further if you haven’t seen the movie or read the books yet.

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