Tracy Baines

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Name: Tracy Baines
Date registered: December 11, 2015

Latest posts

  1. Explore the Artic with Hape — May 19, 2017
  2. Corkcicle Canteens and Tumblers — May 14, 2017
  3. Coffee Gator – Pour Over Coffee Maker — April 18, 2017
  4. Writing a Series – the pros and the cons! – Della Parker — March 29, 2017
  5. La Source by Crabtree and Evelyn – Perfect for a Mother’s Day Mini Spa — March 21, 2017

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  2. Ecoffee Cup – The Natural Reusable — 1 comment

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May 19

Explore the Artic with Hape

Yes, I know we are still waiting for the warm weather but while we do why not treat the children (or yourself) to one of these beautiful wooden puzzles from George Luck at Hape.  The puzzle comes on a wooden base with two pictures that fit neatly, one on top of the other. It’s so …

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May 14

Corkcicle Canteens and Tumblers

med top off R

  Time to ditch that boring flask and brighten up your day with the Corkcicle Canteen. What a joy to have something bright, funky and functional in which to store your favourite tipple. The Corkcicle Canteen will keep your drink cold for 25 hours and hot for 12. It comes in a triple-insulated stainless steel casing …

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Apr 18

Coffee Gator – Pour Over Coffee Maker


  Easter break is over and it’s back to work with a vengeance. If you turn to coffee for a kick start Coffee Gator might hit the spot. Pour over has become quite a hipster thing and many are choosing this method of brewing coffee over their flat whites and lattes. I’ve used a Chemex …

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Mar 29

Writing a Series – the pros and the cons! – Della Parker

Reading Group - Bookends 2

As the next book in Della Parker’s Reading Group series fast approaches publication she shares on Frost Magazine some of the pros and cons she’s discovered creating and developing a series. Publishers love them.  Readers love them. But what about the writers?  Is it easier or harder to write a series of novels? Or in …

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Mar 21

La Source by Crabtree and Evelyn – Perfect for a Mother’s Day Mini Spa


  It’s officially spring and Mother’s Day is fast approaching. If you’re still stuck for gift ideas to show your mum what she means to you why not give her a taste of summer. That’s what the latest products from the La Source range at Crabtree & Evelyn reminded me of. Formulated with restorative mineral …

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Mar 10

Fabulously Floral & Fruity -The Soap Kitchen – by Talia Lee-Skudder

The Soap Kitchen Foaming Wash

  The Soap Kitchen, based in Devon, is one of the top soap making companies in the UK and Europe. As well as supplying soap and candle making kits, the Soap Company also have a wide range of handmade soaps and toiletries available to purchase. For a luxurious, bubbly wash why not try the Soap …

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Mar 03

Four Bs – caring for someone with an Eating Disorder

Squeaky wheel

There’s  a lot of information and advice out there for those caring for someone with an eating disorder, and in doing everything you can to take care of them, you may forget to be kind to yourself. But you are important too. If you don’t take look after yourself who is going to take care of them …

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Mar 02

Dogs and Distraction


My daughter told me she had a problem with her food a few days after we had put a deposit on a puppy – an English springer spaniel. It was meant to be a surprise. Now it seemed it would be an added burden, an unwanted distraction when all I wanted to do was concentrate my …

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