“Why the Whales Came” Special Offer for NHM Readers!!!

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The Anvil are offering a very special offer to NorthHantsMum Readers for Michael Morpurgo’s “Why the Whales Came” on Saturday 29 October at 2pm

http://www.anvilarts.org.uk/whats-on/why-the-whales-came

Offer:

Save £5 per ticket (£8 instead of £13).

Call the box office on 01256 844244 and quote “WHALES – NorthHantsMum”

T&Cs: Full price tickets only. Tickets already bought cannot be refunded. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to availability. Not available online.

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Tot Cross Buns: Children’s cooking classes!

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Childrens cooking classes

Tot Cross Buns is a cookery class for children aged from 2 years old. The business is the brain child of Allison Woolford, a Basingstoke mum who is passionate about cooking and wants to pass on this passion to children – giving them confidence with food and encouraging them to try new tastes and have fun in the kitchen with mum and dad, granny or grandad.

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Allison says:

‘I am a home cook for my husband and little girl, Lilly. I believe every child should have fun cooking, tasting and exploring food.  I have many happy memories cooking with my Dad from a young age, giving me the inspiration for Tot Cross Buns.”   Classes are educational and fun!   I also have Kerry Marsay on the team who is also a home cook with a passion in baking, she has spent many an hour baking and cooking with her two children.

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Fun and Relaxed

At Tot Cross Buns we aim to introduce children to food through taste, smell and touch all in a fun and relaxed environment. They’ll be cooking healthy recipes (some treats too!), which have all been tried and tested, and will involve the children every step of the way – and there will be no washing up to worry about!

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Food Related Activity

The classes will involve cooking anything from muffins and scones to pizza and quiche and while they’re cooking there will be a fun food related activity. This could be anything from exploring textures and tastes to planting seeds.

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Course Details and Prices

With just 8 children per class the environment is relaxed and friendly – and above all fun. The courses run for 6/7 weeks in line with the school term times and and cost £56.00. Sessions will last 45 minutes, though you should allow an hour, and children will be able to take home their goodies to share with friends and family, if they last that long!  We run classes most days of the week here is our current list:

Day/Time/Location

Monday           10am, 11:30am & 1pm             Carnival Hall, Basingstoke

Tuesday           9:45am                                    Hatch Warren Community Ctr

Carnival Hall Basingstoke

Wednesday      9:45 and 11:15am                     Hook Community Ctr

Thursday          9:45 and 11:15am                     The Point Tadley Community Ctr

Friday              9:45 and 11:15am                     Cliddesden Millennium Hall

Sherfield Village Hall

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All venues have their own parking outside the halls, including Basingstoke’s Carnival Hall in the town centre.

We also run Saturday kitchens more information on these can be found on our website and facebook pages.

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Allison and Kerry are CRB/DBS checked with a Food Safety Hygiene Certificate and First Aid Qualification.

Tot Cross Buns are offering an amazing 10% discount to all NorthHantsMum members, just enter code NHM10 on your enquiry form or through Facebook.  

To contact us please go to www.totcrossbuns.co.uk or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/totcrossbuns/

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It’s time to get those slow cookers out!

There is definitely a chill in the air in the evenings now, so it feels like it must be the start of “slow cooker season”. Yay!

As I’ve mentioned before, I use our slow cookers all year round but they really come into their own in August.

Those of you who have been reading NorthHantsMum for a while, will know how much I LOVE our slow cookers and how useful they are to cook healthy and cheap meals for my family.

Over the past few years I’ve put together a list of slow cooker recipes that I use regularly and have emailed them out to readers.

I’ve now taken this a step further and consolidated them into a “booklet”.

If you would like a copy of my slow cooker recipe booklet, which is great for someone who is starting out with using their slow cooker, please email me at NorthHantsMum@gmail.com.

However, please remember that NHM is my hobby, so it might take me a while to email it across to you.

Hope you find your slow cookers and the booklet useful!

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Flexible futures-offering one day retreats and 1-1 career coaching

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Hello, I’m Joanna Jacobs, previously a Chineham resident we moved down to Alresford 8 months ago. I am a mum to a 3 year old girl, as well as a coach, facilitator and HR consultant, and I am thrilled to be bringing the Instant Pause to Hampshire on Saturday 13th August.

The Instant Pause, designed by International Board Level coach Danielle Marchant, is a one day pitstop for busy people , like you, who need a day to focus on themselves and their life.

You might be a busy parent, considering career options after having a family, an entrepreneur, experiencing change in your work, home or family, approaching retirement, leaving college, or simply need time to stop.

The day includes a reflective activity in the morning, before getting creative in the afternoon in designing a vision board, setting your intentions for the future. There will be time for a delicious, healthy lunch and opportunity to spend time in the lovely surroundings of the yurt.

Take a look at this short film to find out more about the day and what other people’s experiences have been.

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I attended the Instant Pause myself in London in January 2016 when I  was experiencing challenges in finding relevant work that used my previous skills and experiences that fitted around my daughter’s preschool hours. By the end of the day, I had real clarity on my life and career priorities, and felt rejuvenated, inspired and determined to succeed.

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As a direct result of the retreat, I am launching my own business, Flexible Futures, providing 1:1 coaching for individuals experiencing transition particularly around their career, and hosting the Instant Pause retreats.

The first Instant Pause in Hampshire is taking place on Saturday 13th August 2016 from 10am-5pm at the Riverside Yurt Cafe, near Barton Stacey, just off the A303 on the way to Finkley Down farm, just 20 minutes from Basingstoke.

There is a special offer for the August event, priced at £99 (normally £129) including refreshments, lunch and all materials.

For more information and to book, connect with Jo at Flexible Futures facebook page https://www.facebook.com/flexiblefutures/ or http://www.lifebydanielle.com/retreats/instant-pause. Jo can also be contacted directly on 07584 329179.

P.S. if you haven’t visited the Riverside Yurt Cafe before, do make time to stop off and sample their delicious teas and cakes, or attend a yoga, pilates or another one of their events. There’s so much on even for children! Connect with them at https://www.facebook.com/riversideyurtcafe/

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Review 2016: Jo Plackett Hairdressing

I recently received a message on facebook from Jo, asking me if I would like to have my hair done in exchange for a review on NorthHantsMum.

I jumped at the chance! 😀

(There is a special offer for NHM Readers at the bottom of this post :-D)

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Anyone who knows me, knows I’m not a “girly girl” and the last time I was in a hair salon was over 8 years ago!!

I have always found hairdressers to be very intimidating places, especially as I’m not into fashion or looks.

I explained to Jo over Facebook that I’m not a girly girl and she was really lovely about it.

She suggested that maybe I give her a call first to have a chat and that she would go gentle and just trim up my hair and have a consultation about what I would like done.

I ran out of time to call Jo in the end but it was lovely of her to offer to have a chat with me first. I really appreciated that.

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About

Jo started her career at Vidal Sassoon and specialised in colouring. She has “done” Mary Quant and Kim Wilde’s hair in the past!

Jo also ran her own salon for about 7 years so she knows a lot about cutting hair and running a saloon.

She started her own salon about 3 years ago and is based in Overton.

We had a chat when I arrived and initially we were just going to have a consultation but then I mentioned that I was thinking about putting some colour in my hair, for a change.

Jo showed me her colour palette and I picked out a blonde and orange colour. We had a chat whilst she sorted out the foils (I had foils in my hair for the first time EVER! lol) and then I had a lovely 20 minutes to myself just chilling. It was utterly decadent!

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Once the foils came out Jo washed my hair in her fancy hair sink, which was totally blissful and she had just the right pressure when she gave me a mini head massage!

I’ve always found the “hair washing” girls at hairdressers to be either vicious or oblivious when giving head massages so it was nice to have one from someone who knew what they were doing! lol.

Then Jo cut my hair and did a fab job and she even offered to dry it for me! (I haven’t had my hair dried in about 15 years because I normally don’t have the time or inclination).

She did a fantastic job with my hair and blow dried it straight as my hair normally has a bit of a kink about it.

I came out of Jo’s salon literally bouncing. There is nothing like having 1.5 hours of being pampered and coming out with a fab new hairstyle.

I even pulled in the car park as I got back to my car! :-D. Some bloke winked at me as I walked past him! lol.

When I got home Mr NHM said that I “didn’t look like me!” lol.

He loved my new hair too and we decided that the next time I get my hair done again (yes, there will be a next time! lol) that we will need somewhere fancy to go for the evening time.

Miss NHM just kept wanting to stroke my hair because it was so soft! lol.

I felt amazing for the rest of the weekend with my fab new hair.

You can't really tell, but my hair looked AMAZING after Jo had worked her magic!
You can’t really tell here, but my hair looked AMAZING after Jo had worked her magic!

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There is a play park right next to the car park and Jo’s salon, so if you have bigger children that don’t need to be supervised, they could always play there whilst you have your hair sorted.

It’s 20 minutes to Jo’s salon from Basingstoke as she’s based on the road from Basingstoke to Overton. It was worth the extra drive!

Facilities

Jo’s studio is attached to her house but it’s fab because you literally have it ALL TO YOURSELF!!! She only has one person at a time so you have her full concentration.

Baby Facilities

Children and babies are very welcome at Jo’s studio.

The perk of Jo only having one client at a time means that you can take your baby along as there is room for a baby car seat.

If you let her know in advance that you are taking a baby with you, she said she will allow extra time in case you need to focus on your baby at any point. How fab is that!

Jo is very understanding as she has a little boy of her own.

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Parking

Is free and right next to Jo’s house.

Prices

Prices are what you would expect for an independent hairstylist with her own studio.

For example, a cut, style and finish is £35.

Rating out of 5

Jo did SUCH an AWESOME job! I absolutely loved/love it!!! My hair looked amazing.

I will easily give her 5 out of 5 because she made me feel so welcome and really looked after me.

I love the colour and the cut was a really good cut. It was such a luxury to have my hair washed AND dried.

If you need a new haircut and are looking for some pampering at the same time, I highly recommend visiting Jo’s salon!

Jo can be reached on 07771631244 for any bookings. She also have a facebook page.

Jo is also very kindly offering NHM Readers £10 off your first haircut with her or £20 off first cut and colour done together (not colour on own).

Thank you Jo!!!!

Disclaimer: This post is a review of Jo Plackett Hairdressing. My experience was supplied free of charge for the purposes of the review. I was not expected to write a positive review and any opinions expressed are my own.

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Moscow State Circus Special Offer: 2 – 4 – 1 on all Tickets*

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Purchase two tickets for the price of one for all performances.

To take up this exclusive offer, please call the box office on 01256 844244 and quote
‘CIRCUS NORTH HANTS MUM’

*T&Cs: Full price tickets only. Free ticket type must match paid for ticket. Best available seats. Tickets already bought cannot be refunded. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to availability. Not available online. Includes £1 booking fee.

http://www.anvilarts.org.uk/whats-on/the-moscow-state-circus-0

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Review 2016: Studio 1314

Recently I saw some pictures that Jaz from Caterpillar Music had of her family that the team at Studio 1314 had taken. They were so gorgeous that it reminded me that I needed to get some more pictures of our family taken.

Lucy and Wayne run Studio 1314 and I met Lucy at one of my NHM Networking lunches. So when I mentioned to her that I’d like to get some pictures taken she very kindly suggested we do a Review for them.

I cannot praise Lucy enough. The whole experience was sooo lovely and relaxing and I am beyond delighted with the final pictures!!!

Lucy and Wayne are also very kindly offering a Special Offer just for NHM Readers, which is listed at the bottom of this post.

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Pre Session briefing with Lucy

I had a twenty minute call with Lucy about a week before our shoot and she asked me some questions and told me what to expect. She advised us to bring lots of changes of outfits, especially for Miss NHM, and some items that reflect our personality (You can see one of the final pictures on the banner of “Louise nhm Smith” on Facebook).

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Photo Shoot at Studio 1314

The Studio is based just past East Stratton which is about 15 minutes drive from Hatch Warren Sainsburys.

We followed the signs to East Stratton and the studio is on the other side of the village on the left hand side. If you follow the postcode it’s very easy to find.

The site of the studio is beautiful as you can see below:

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I was really surprised at how big the studio is. It’s HUGE and that’s without even seeing the Viewing Room!

It’s a really big space with lots of seating and you can easily fit up to 15 people in the studio, so it’s a perfect place if you wanted to do a big family shoot.

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When we arrived Lucy asked us to take our socks off, offered us drinks and then we got started. There was music playing in the background which gave the shoot a real party feel and Miss NHM kept wiggling to the music, on and off camera! lol.

I loved that we could spread out and not have to worry about having out outfits all over the place. We had about 15 different outfits with us!! Thankfully there is a private changing area if you need it.

Lucy was one of the most relaxed photographers that we have ever worked with. I don’t know if it’s because Miss NHM is older not but we barely had to get involved, apart from helping with outfits. I also don’t know if it helps that Lucy has a three year old daughter of her own, so she knows how to interact with children.

Miss NHM really enjoyed asking Lucy questions and following her directions and if you see some of the final pictures, you’d think that Miss NHM was a professional model!!! (not that I’m biased of course! lol).4

It was really nice that Lucy wasn’t constantly shouting Miss NHM’s name to get her attention, but was interacting with her and just going with the flow of whatever Miss NHM wanted to do.

It was a 90 minute shoot which really took the time pressure off. Lucy said that if it’s a newborn shoot they allow 2 hours!

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We ended up with lots and lots of different pictures that all capture an element of Miss NHM’s personality in all her different outfits.

I even liked the ones that Lucy took of me and Mr NHM and I HATE having my picture taken! :-D.

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Miss NHM normally gets fed up after 20 minutes of a photo shoot but we really enjoyed it. Even Mr NHM commented on the way home that he really enjoyed it, and I didn’t even prompt him! :-D.

Reviewing the pictures

A few weeks later (our fault cause we have such busy diaries!) we went back to see how the pictures came out.

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They are absolutely BRILLIANT photos that were WAY better than I expected.

There is a separate viewing area which even had popcorn, biscuits, Mr Men tissues, colouring books and even a play area for the children to play with whilst we looked through the pictures!

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There was a massive screen in the viewing room and we spent about an hour going through them whilst Miss NHM amused herself with the colouring, trying to snaffle all of the popcorn and playing in the play area. She really liked seeing pictures of herself too!

Lucy has a tablet that she uses instead of a mouse which helps her move the images  around directly on the screen and both Mr NHM and Miss NHM were really intrigued with this. It also made it really easy to decide which pictures we wanted printed.

Special Offer for NHM Readers

Lucy and Wayne are also very kindly offering a very special offer for NHM Readers. (Thank you very much!!!)

The first 5 people to contact the team at Studio 1314 and book before April 2016 will receive a  Free family photoshoot and 2 mounted 7×5 inch prints of their choice.

This would normally have a value of £150.

This offer is ONLY open to the first 5 people who book and ONLY available to NorthHantsMum Readers. Yay! 😀

Facilities on site

  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Toilets in the studio
  • Changing room area with a baby changing stand (loved this!)
  • Plenty of free parking
  • Occasional Groupon Offers
  • Pets are very welcome for photo shoots too

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Final Thoughts

We are absolutely delighted with the final pictures. I can’t stop raving about them!

Lucy and her husband Wayne have thought of everything! It definitely is the little details that count.

It was by far one of the most relaxing photo shoots we have ever had. It was a really lovely experience, a lovely studio and we were really impressed!

You can find out more about Studio 1314 at:

Website: www.studio1314.co.uk

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/studio1314photography

Disclaimer: This post is a review of Studio1314. Our photography shoot was supplied free of charge for the purposes of the review. I was not expected to write a positive review and any opinions expressed are my own. 

Brush-Baby: Infant Dental-Care Education and Products for Babies, Toddlers and Children (0 to 6 years of age)

We used the Brush-Baby when Miss NHM was tiny and she loved it!

AND the Brush-Baby team are offering NHM a special discount!!! 😀 (see bottom of the post).

I had no idea the business was located near Winchester, just down the road!

Brush-Baby: Infant Dental-Care Education and Products for Babies, Toddlers and Children (0 to 6 years of age)

Did you know?

  • Over 40% of children under the age of 5 have some form of tooth decay.
  • Babies have more tastebuds in their mouth than an adult and which are more sensitive – hence the reason why some dislike the adult ‘minty’ toothpaste.
  • Baby teeth start to form in the womb and at birth all 20 baby teeth are present under the gums.
  • It’s vitally important to keep baby and toddler gums clean as it helps to prevent severe teething pain caused by the accumulation of food particles and bacteria under tiny gum flaps.
  • The common perception that baby or ‘milk teeth’ ‘don’t matter’, as they will eventually fall out is incorrect. Milk teeth help children to eat, speak and smile. They also act as ‘space holders’ for developing adult teeth and help give the face its shape and form affecting how a child will look.
  • Fluoride toothpaste is important – but it needs to be the correct level for the age of child. Too much fluoride can cause ‘fluorosis’ – which is evidenced by white ‘specks’ on teeth.
  • If your child refuses point blank to brush their teeth, at least try to get some toothpaste in their mouths because then at least fluoride will get in contact with their teeth and gums at some stage!
  • A recent survey conducted by YouGov and Denplan – 69% of parents wish for ‘no tooth decay’ as their wish for children’s oral health.

So what can I do?

Brush-Baby offer an easy-to-follow 3 step routine, for early years gum and toothcare.

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Started by an entrepreneurial mum, based near Winchester, who frustrated by the lack of dental-care products available to her baby daughter, she designed and developed her own unique range which offer ergonomically-designed products for babies, toddlers and children from newborn to 6 years of age, taking into account their skills and behaviours. 

Brush-Baby – innovative 3 step routine for Early Years Toothcare

Brush-Baby bridges the  gap between the dental industry and the consumer by not only providing a unique early years (0 to 6 years) dental-care products for babies, toddlers and young children, but also educates parents on new thinking about dental care and covers the three stages of ‘no teeth’, ‘teething’ and ‘teeth.’

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Step 1 – Cleaning Baby Gums (0 to 16 months)

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Impregnated with Xylitol (a natural-occurring substance which acts against decay-causing bacteria), this easy-to-use, disposable fingersleeve, is worn by the parent who puts their finger into the baby’s mouth to:

  • clean the mouth and cheek areas
  • massage and soothe gums
  • prepare a safe, clean environment for the development of milk teeth. 

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Step 2 – Teething and Brushing – (10 months to 3 years)

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  • Capitalising upon a child’s natural urge to “chew” – the Chewable Toothbrush/Teether can be cooled in the ‘fridge and used with teething gel to offer relief for sore teething gums.
  • Then as teeth emerge and combined with a small blob of toothpaste, the soft, pliable, top and bottom silicone bristles help clean teeth, upper and lower at the same time including the ‘hard to reach’ back teeth.
  • Familiarity with the Brush and ergonomically-designed the Chewable Toothbrush fit a baby’s dental arch perfectly and they are able to conduct the brushing and cleaning activity themselves with adult supervision.

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Step 3 – Brushing & Flossing – From 3 years

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Flossing should be introduced as soon as two teeth start to touch as it removes the plaque that brushing misses. However, many children find it difficult to master the ‘act of flossing’.

Brush-Baby’s FlossBrush is specifically designed for children as it helps to clean between teeth.  mikeykidzsonicpinkhires (6)

Baby and Toddler-Friendly Toothpastes         

Due to their development babies have far more, and in fact, much more sensitive tastebuds than an adult, hence sometimes their dislike of the adult ‘minty’ toothpastes which they may find too harsh and too high a fluoride-content and hence tooth-brushing off-putting.

  • Non-minty toothpastes:
    • Teething Toothpaste- Gentle Applemint flavoured toothpaste with Camomile to soothe gums
    • Baby & Toddler Toothpaste: Non-foaming with a gentle Applemint flavour to encourage brushing. Contains both Xylitol and low fluoride* (500ppmF) to protect teeth
    • Children’s Tutti Frutti Toothpaste: Great flavour gets kids brushing.  Contains both Xylitol and fluoride (1350ppmF) to protect teeth.

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Available

  • Asda
  • Boots
  • John Lewis
  • JoJo Maman Bebe
  • Mothercare
  • Ocado
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Superdrug
  • Tesco
  • Waitrose

10% discount for NorthHantsMum Readers!!!

Special offer for readers of NorthHantsMum – Join our e-newsletter to get 10% off Brush-Baby products online at www.brushbaby.co.uk.

Just click this link: http://www.brushbaby.co.uk/pages/newsletter.html

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Tel: 0845 520 2229

Email: sales@brushbaby.co.uk

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Memorable Moments (and a special offer for NHM Readers!!!)

adelebehles

Baby, Child & Family photography in Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Kent & Sussex

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My name is Adele and I am a lifestyle photographer based in Farnborough.   I love being behind the camera and photographing moments as they happen.  I aim to capture the true character and personalities of the families I am photographing.  I focus on capturing real moments and family interactions to leave you with a snapshot of those memories.

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My family photography sessions are fun and relaxed, in everyday settings – ideally at your home or an outdoor location of significance to you and your family.  The more at ease you feel, the more natural the photos will be.

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As a special offer for NHM readers, I’m offering a £25 discount on all bookings made in January (sessions can take place later in the year).  For £150 NHM readers will receive a 2-hour session, 5 printed images and a USB of at least 30 images to print as you wish.   You will also receive a private online gallery of your edited images to share with friends and family.

Website: adelebehlesphotography.com

Facebook: facebook.com/adelebehlesphotography

Email: adelebehlesphotography@gmail.com

Telephone: 07912 547 517

The English Charm Company

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A cherished moment, captured to keep for a lifetime, bespoke and personalised to you. Claim your 15% discount online.

The English Charm Co. your local Independent Jeweller making bespoke handcrafted silver keepsake jewellery and gifts.

The beautiful range of keepsake jewellery, features your babies/child’s handprints, footprints, fingerprints, drawings, handwriting and also your pet prints too, perfect  Christmas gifts. Finish off your personalised 99.9% pure silver charm with an extensive range of bracelets, necklaces, men’s gifts and Pandora style jewellery to choose from.

“The presentation box was beyond my expectations and matched the quality of the charm inside. Lovely gift for someone special”

”Excellent final product. I would happily pay £45 for the fingerprint pendant alone as the quality and presentation is excellent”

“The lady that works at the company was good at keeping in touch with me to ensure that the product was what I wanted. I was pleasantly surprised at how nice it looked and I am very pleased with the charm as it is something I will wear for a long time.”

Reviews by customers at www.Bizziebaby.com

Appointments in the comfort of your own home or you can buy online from the website and the team at The English Charm Co. will send you your impression kit with full instructions. It is non-messy and super easy to do. www.theenglishcharmco.co.uk

Now you can give a gift that is totally unique this Christmas, and take advantage of their Special Offer, as The English Charm Company are offering an amazing 15% Discount to all Northantsmum followers.  Just enter code NHM15 at the checkout on their online shop and save 15%.  This offer is valid until 30th November 2015.

An accredited member of the Keepsake Guild, the English Charm Company’s work has been independently assessed for quality of workmanship.

A registered member of the ASSAY OFFICE Birmingham, all the charms are made from 99.9% pure silver. Jewellery findings such as chains and bracelets are 925 sterling silver. If a piece of a charm weighs over 7.78g we send it away to the Assay Office to be independently reviewed and hallmarked, including their own unique sponsor mark which provides traceability to the English Charm Co. This is a compulsory part and legal requirement of every hallmark struck.

Find out more about hallmarking

Find out more about Natasha the founder of the English Charm company and view this lovely video https://youtu.be/fsteeocrMEY

The English Charm Company has multi-award accredited and also features on Sky TV.

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Happy Shopping everyone and don’t forget to claim your Exclusive 15% Discount when ordering online.  Check out all on offer by clicking onto www.theenglishcharmco.co.uk and you can follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

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