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Back to School-make Mornflake Oats your family Breakfast

Back to School ~ Make Mornflake Oats Your Family Breakfast It is that time of the year again… Back to school!  Summer has drawn to a close and the days of endless fun and late nights are coming to a close.  Fellow mums, do I hear a sigh of relief?!…

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Late Summer Reading

Late Summer Reading Recommendations Chicks Page Turners: Top 5   For many summer is the season to read for pleasure. With some preferring a light read reminiscent of sun, sea and sand, and others preferring something a little more challenging that they’ve been meaning to get to. Personally, I find…

Chicks Netflix Picks – Bloodline

Review of Bloodline on Netflix Florida Keys.  Check.  Sunshine, sand, beautiful seas…….check.  The most idyllic setting for any TV show? Again check.  What could possibly go wrong?  Well – quite a lot it would seem. Part of a new series of Netflix originals, “Bloodline” created by Todd A. Kessler, Glenn…

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How to…. make Scented Soy Candles

Step by Step Scented Soy Candle Making Tutorial I have spent a lot of money in the past buying Scented Candles…an awful lot. I would say I’m bordering on being a little obsessed, with the instant feeling of calm. The  atmosphere of warm, restful tranquility one feels once a candle…

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Chicks Netflix Picks – Damages

Now even though Damages is not a new series it may be one that slipped through your net. I only personally discovered it by chance late at night on BBC2 of all channels around 11pm. It was when the captivating Glenn Close flicked across my screen that I gave this…

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Going Bongo: Review

Going Bongo: Review Chicks at the Flicks. Reviewed by Karen Bryson  Going Bongo isn’t quite a comedy or a romantic comedy of the classic boy meets girl type. Nor is it purely a gritty drama examining life in Africa. But rather something a little different….dare I say way more interesting…

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Let the Tiles do the talking

Let The Tiles Do The Talking… There are so many incredible interior projects involving tiles I did not know where to start! However, Camper stores sprung to mind pretty quickly… The above store was designed by Tomás Alonso Flip for the Covent Garden branch. Tomás explains: “The wall cladding is…

Chicks Netflix Picks – Houdini

Chicks Netflix Pick for… HOUDINI A two part series based on the great magician. A story as infamous as the name ‘Houdini’ itself with Adrien Brody comfortably taking up the role of the legendary character. A lovely set up that simply says: What you are about to see is fact, it…

Finding you in the midst of Motherhood

Finding You In The Midst of Motherhood When a woman becomes a mother it is common for her objectives, inspirations and priorities to shift and change. In fact they may alter when she decides is ready to start a family with her partner. So even before a baby has been conceived her mind may already be in…

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Chicks Chat with Cherri Voncelle

Chicks Chat with…… Cherri Voncelle singer songwriter started out as a backing vocalist with Jessie J. She is one half of ‘Dora Martin’ and an incredible solo artist with a voice like honey…. London born Cherri has been dubbed the British female NeYo with  several albums under her belt including…

Hot Girls Wanted – Chicks Netflix Picks

SPOIlER ALERT – If you are like my boyfriend who won’t even read the back cover of a dvd box then just go and watch this as it is definitely worth your time. If however you would like to know a little bit about it then read on! I must…

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Do You DareDevil?

This is not for the faint hearted. It is dark, violent and totally worth hiding behind your fingers. The number one reason is Charlie Cox. Not just because he is charming and handsome but mainly because of his intense and brilliant grasp of the character Matt Murdoch/Daredevil. But lets get…

Little people and food

Little People and Food… Advice and Tips for a Healthy Little Person and Happier Household Little people and their relationship with food can be a great source of stress for parents. We all want to give our little ones the best diet possible but there are various factors we cannot…

Style for Stroke- Show your support!

Style for Stroke-“Famous Last Words” Every year there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK. That’s one stroke every three and a half minutes. Most people affected are over 65, but anyone can have a stroke, including children and even babies. The Stroke Association provides a number of vital support…

Anti-Social Review

Anti-Social: A Way of Life Review by Karen Bryson    This is the forth film of writer/director Reg Traviss. Anti-Social is a story of two brothers Dee ( Gregg Sulkin) an anarchic street artist: Banksy style and Marcus (Josh Meyers) an armed robber part of a ‘smash and grab’ motorcycle gang. It’s…

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt- Review Season 1

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is new to Netflix.It was originally commissioned and then dropped by NBC. All I can say is NBC’s loss is Netflix’ gain… It is a funny addictive addition to their library. This sitcom really is in a class of its own. But if you liked 30 Rock…

Lets get…..Whimsical – Interiors

Lets Get…… Whimsical! Sometimes, in life, we just want escapism. We want to imagine a magical life, be within a space that enchants us. As if Louis Vuitton need to enchant us more than their merchandise does… This concept space within Selfridges was designed as a collaboration between Vuitton and…

Fargo the TV Series: Netflix Review

  Fargo – TV Series Where do I start with this? Ok, so, I didn’t love the Coen Brothers film Fargo (cue sharp intake of breath) I hasten to add, once you’ve picked yourself up off the floor that, that also doesn’t mean that I didn’t like it. I did….

Amar Akbar and Tony- Review

Amar, Akbar and Tony: Review Review by Karen Bryson Amar Akbar and Tony is a coming of age romantic comedy drama. Set in Hounslow, Southall and around West London. It follows the lives and loves of three childhood friends a Sikh, a Muslim and an Irish Catholic. The film, spanning…

5 Baby Shower Chicks Picks!

Baby Shower Time ~ Our Essential Gift Guide A baby shower is a lovely way to treat a mummy-to-be and lavish attention on her to celebrate the pending arrival of her little baby. Traditionally, at a Baby Shower, a mother is presented with gifts for the baby. Nowadays however it…