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My Cupcake Toppers: Make Your Images Edible – Review + 10% Discount!

Everybody loves cake!

No matter what you’re trying to say, there’s nothing that says it better than cake.

Whether it’s: Get Well Soon, Merry Christmas, Happy Birthday, Congratulations, I Miss You or even if you just want to let someone know you are thinking of them, cake is the best way to say it!

Well all your prayers have been answered, say hello to…My Cupcake Toppers

Edible icing toppers for fairy cakes, cupcakes and celebration cakes.

Not only that they will print your image…whatever it is onto icing!

No longer are you restricted to finding a cake that’s “just right” for your loved one, now you can personalise with pictures, writing or anything you want printed onto icing!

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Own a company? Support a Charity? Get your company or charities logo printed onto a yummy cupcake topper!

Having a Christmas party? Get some festive toppers printed! Or even better get Christmas pictures printed of your family, friends or even your pets!

If there’s an occasion…there’s a topper!

They come in a range of standard sizes but you can ask for a specific size, there is also a wide range of toppers you can choose from:

Seasonal, Special Occasions, TV and Film, Charity, Sports, Computer Games & Toys and a few other suggestions too, but don’t forget you can completely personalise your own as well.

What better gift than the gift of cake, with the festive season coming up you could cater to the entire family from Football toppers for Dad to Frozen toppers for little girls, they have them all!

The website is really easy to use!

I chose what toppers I wanted, uploaded the pictures and went through check out within a matter of a few minutes!

I chose a range of cakes to show some great ideas and how great photos and logos come out on the cakes.

I chose a large cake topper for my Niece’s Baby Shower, they had a template design on the website so I just typed in her name and the date of her baby shower and they created it for me! It came as a round template (as I’d chosen) but on a rectangle piece of icing, so I could either cut round for a circle cake (which I did) it could of gone straight onto a rectangular cake, so there are a couple of options.

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I also got 12 cupcake toppers, they could have all been the same or all different. I chose six images so got two of each.

As you can see my blog logo stands out great, I think this is such a great way for businesses of any type to put their logo out there! I know I’d remember seeing a companies logo more if it was on a cake than just a card!

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The photographs of my children are so clear and the kids loved it seeing their faces on the cakes! I thought it could be great for a Christening or a Birthday party!

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Of course I got some Christmas pictures too! There are some Christmas designs on the website to choose from or you could upload your own image, logo or picture that’s Christmassy.

Whether it’s for a gift, a party or even as part of the spread on Christmas day, these cake toppers make it extra special over the festive period!

Here’s a few from their website:

What’s even better is I got a confirmation email sent as soon as I ordered and also a confirmation Facebook message! How cool and current is that?!

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To start you off here’s a discount code for 10% off your first order: YUMMY10

Check out their website: My Cupcake Toppers

Why not follow them for updates and ideas on social media as well:

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Chocolate Cards! Morse Toad Marvellous Messaging+ 10% Discount

Christmas Cards…what do we really do with them once Christmas is over? They go in a drawer, you don’t look through them again and they just sit there gathering dust.

But of course you want to let people know you are thinking of them over the holiday season, if only there were a unique way you could send them a card that wasn’t just going to get tossed aside a few seconds after being opened, if you could send a card that would be remembered and truly appreciated….the wait is over.

Say Hello to Chocolate Cards!!

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That’s right Morse Toad’s Messaging Servicehave created the answer to your prayers, you can let your loved ones know you are thinking of them and give them the gift of chocolate as well!

Everyone likes to know someone is thinking of them and everyone loves Chocolate!

I was kindly given some chocolate to try and review and…oh my god!

The chocolate is a-maz-ing!

It is tasty Belgian Chocolate handmade in the UK

The blocks of chocolate are so yummy and much bigger than I expected, you definitely get your monies worth!

Why not follow them on social media to see their latest offers and designs…

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I was given £15 to spend and managed to get a card for my mum and two stocking fillers for my boys Jack and Mikey.

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The names I got for the boys are great, they can be used for any occasion, but over the Christmas period it is a great idea for stocking fillers or Christmas Eve Boxes.

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At only £2.75 who can grumble?!

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The cards come in a lovely modern sleek looking card, it has a personalised message inside and you can even include a photo of your choice for only £1! How amazing is that?!

So not only are you telling someone you are thinking of them carved into chocolate but you can personalise a message and a photo as well!

Even down to the packaging has a sleek modern design with stylish blue tissue paper and there is no risk of the chocolate being damaged in the post, it’s very securely packaged.

Plus you get free delivery on orders over £10!!!

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So what are you waiting for? Why waste money on a box of chocolates and a card when you can combine the two and personalise it to really let someone know you are thinking of them this Christmas? & It doesn’t stop at Christmas! Birthdays, Christenings, Weddings…these chocolate cards are great for any occasion!

Or just a lovely way to let someone know you are thinking of them….

Why wait?!

Order now and to start you off here is a 10% discount!

10% Discount! (expires Christmas Day): HappyToadmas

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Morse Toad’s Messaging Service

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A break from blogging

So  I’ve had a bit of a break from blogging the last few months. I’ve really missed it and feel there are so many things I have missed recording about my little monkey’s.

To re-cap I have two little boys Jack (2.5 yrs) and Michael (1.5 yrs) and write about all the trials and tribulations of being their mummy. Since I stopped blogging things have changed quite a lot, I am now expect a baby GIRL!

I will talk about my pregnancy more in upcoming posts but I’m still in shock it is a girl!

I just wanted to write a quick post about why I haven’t been blogging for a while, there has been no major reason other than life just getting in the way.

So now I have my 2yr old, 1 yr old, 20 weeks Pregnancy and my wedding in 8 weeks! Safe to say I have plenty to write about…..

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Christmas Gift Guide Request

I’m creating a Christmas Gift Guide of tried and tested toys!

I will try some my self with the kids and also accept reviews from real mum’s & kiddies with pictures!

If you would like to get in contact for my boys aged 1 & 2 to try your product or to send your review in for consideration then please get in contact via Facebook or Twitter!!

Happy Holidays!christmas-presents

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Halloween with kids ideas!

I had so many ideas for Halloween with the boys but unfortunately they got struck down with a sickness bug, they are recovering now, but since they are too young to understand Halloween I saw no need to dress them up when it would benefit them more having a cosy day in their PJs. Plus it’s the one night a month they spend at Nanny’s house, so they’re having a quiet one!

But saying that I do love Halloween and think kids are adorable dressed up for it! I really wanted to do Jack dressed as Chucky and Mikey as the baby from The Adam’s Family. I then saw a friend of mine on Facebook, Harriet, who has a baby the same age as Mikey, dressed her and her son Luca up for a Halloween competition and won 1st and 2nd Place!

Like me, Harriet likes to create a lot of homemade sensory activities for her son, she gets creative and look at the results!

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Harriet was kind enough to let me use her pictures for this post!

So there you go a fun and creative way to dress up with your little on for Halloween.

If any readers have pictures of their cute little ones, comment with them or send them in via Facebook or Twitter!

Happy Halloween!

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The screaming, kicking & punching terrible 2’s are here!

Jack turns two on the 11th November, it’s hard to believe that my tiny premature baby that was born at 29+5 weeks Gestation is almost two!

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Especially since he started not even being able to breathe by himself and now he has got a whole personality of his own, saying words, starting to string sentences together, feeding himself, knowing he does NOT want to use the potty and of course the reason they are called the terrible two’s….the tantrums.

He’s always been very loving and affectionate especially to his little brother, but I will give you a few scenarios in the last week that have shown the sudden change in his behaviour.

Tantrum 1 – Biting

We were playing “tractor” which started with me getting a picture of a tractor on google images for Jack to point at and say “tractor” to on my laptop, we have gradually progressed and now he says around 30-40 words, the other day we were playing a lovely game of tractor when Jack started smacking the laptop, so I looked at him and said “No Jack, that’s naughty”, he looked at me with anger, his body went rigid with rage, he ran over to his Daddy who was laid on the sofa and without any warning, bit him on the leg! There was pure anger, from nowhere! All of a sudden he was fine and accepted being told off, he gave Daddy a kiss and a cuddle with an apology. But it was so shocking! He has never bitten before!

Tantrum 2 – Raisins

Jack loves eating his dinner, him and Mikey sit side by side in their high chairs and never have any objections, except for Tuesday, on Tuesday this all changed. He screamed and went rigid, he wouldn’t calm down and just stormed about screaming, then all of a sudden walked over to the table and pointed at a box of Raisins, we handed him the box and he was fine, he then got in his high chair and ate all of his dinner. I didn’t see this as giving into him, as I’d happily give him a snack and considering he ate all of his tea, I saw his anger as frustration that he couldn’t communicate what he wanted.

Tantrum 3 – Bath time

Bath time is Jack’s favourite time of day hands-down, so when I get him out of it, there is a 5 second struggle until he remembers he then gets to watch a bit of Peppa Pig and have his night time bottle. Tonight I laid him on the towel and he kicked, punched and scratched, it only lasted for maybe 20 seconds then he was fine, he had his nightly inhaler and calmed down, I was in shock though, shock that my tiny snuggly baby that needed me to survive would try and hurt me! I know he doesn’t know the difference and is learning from his emotions, but still it’s hard to deal with!

They say that a toddler’s hormones are the same as a teenagers, well if Jack’s feeling the hormones I felt as a teenager I’m going to run and hide…this can only get worse!

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The daily battles of being a Mum

There’s always something that “could be done” in my house, whether it’s housework, paperwork, something with the kids etc. There’s never nothing to do! As I’m sure most mother’s can relate to.

Take the dishes for instance, I can clean the entire Kitchen and nothing makes more of a difference to the naked eye than the dishes, they look the messiest and soon pile up, doing them instantly makes the place look better….so why do I leave them until last?! They’re not hard to do, I don’t mind getting my hands dirty, but I will make excuses in my mind! Like “There will be more upstairs, might as well do them all in one go, so wait”, “They’re one of the quickest jobs to do so leave them until last” or my favourite “There isn’t enough there to justify doing them, wait until there is more”. None of which really matters, because that is all they are….excuses. I just don’t know what it is about them dishes I just can’t seem to get the motivation!

Vacuuming, it makes me feel like a good housewife, while doing it and sniffing in the vacuum smell I boast to myself in my head (Sad? Yes I know) about how tidy my house must be that there is enough floor space to vacuum it! If the house isn’t tidy, the vacuum’s collecting dust in a whole different way…by being sat in the broom cupboard, because I’m telling you if there isn’t a spotless house to vacuum, it isn’t getting done. Therefore vacuuming is a triumph.

Matching socks, the peril of my life. I never saw matching socks as that big an issue, until I became a mum, then suddenly if your child has odd socks it instantly puts you in the “bad mum category”. Not that I think you’re not a great mum if your child has matching socks, I take my hat off to you, but it really isn’t that big a deal to me. I am not a greatly religious person, but since having children I do believe in Sock Heaven.

Milestones, sorry to sound brash but I don’t give a shi*t what milestone my child is at. I only have two children, but they are complete and utter opposites. When parents compare at what age their children teethe, hold their head up, crawl, walk etc. It really gets on my nerves! Every child is different and will develop differently, the will do it, just in their own time. For me personally I am in no rush for my baby to take one more step away from being a baby!

The daily battles of being a momma never end, but they will be the battles we miss when our babies are all grown up! Enjoy it while it lasts!