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 Fresh X

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Do you buy so called 'flushable' body wipes? If so, you may like to read the following article and perhaps consider an alternative. I have been sent a bottle of Fresh X  Toilet Tissue Spritz to evaluate.

Corkers crisps

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 Have you heard of Corkers crisps? I have to admit that I hadn't until I saw packets on sale on an Easy Jet flight from Portugal!

Elec Bike

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I know that I should ride my bicycle more often. My trusty Etienne cycle from Halfords is around three years old. It has probably been used a dozen times.

GTech Trimmer

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I have been sent the latest GTech Grass Trimmer to evaluate and would like to share my findings with you.

Article Duerrs

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I have been a fan of Duerr's marmalade for as long as I can remember and often buy their wide variety of marmalades. 

Marigold

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If, like me, you can remember your mum washing up in the 50's, chances are she was wearing a pair of Marigold gloves to protect her hands.

Pembroke Food Company

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I was offered a Ships biscuit the other week and it tasted, well, different. Unlike any other savoury cracker type biscuit. It tasted and smelt of the sea!

Cosyfeet summer footwear

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If you’re struggling with swollen feet this summer, treat yourself to a new pair of great-looking shoes or sandals from Cosyfeet.

Cosyfeet grip sox

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If you like padding about the house in socks rather than slippers you could be putting yourself at risk of slipping and falling.

 Jo and Seph Popcorn

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Last year, I was delighted to receive three taster bags of gourmet popcorn from connoisseurs Joe & Sephs. This week I have been sent four different flavour packs and a jar of caramel sauce. Let me begin!

Article Fellowes

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How do you choose a shredder when the one you have had for 15 years finally decides to pack up in a splendid fashion by sparking and snapping?!

 Silicolgel

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I have been sent three bottles of Silicolgel to evaluate. I must admit that I have not heard of this product before.

Samsung headphones

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I have been a big fan of Sennheiser headphones for as long as I can remember. They are high end quality products and always look and sound superb. 

Casyfeet summershoe

Two sunny summer styles in an extra wide fitting have been launched by Cosyfeet. They are feminine, flattering and specially designed to be ultra-comfy.

Yeo Valley

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Are you a fan of organic products? Do you check the ingredients in yogurts before you buy especially the 'evil' refined sugar?!

Persil

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 Do you prefer powder, liquid or gel capsules when machine washing clothes? I like to try them all!

Eisberg Sparkling

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Fizzy Eisberg? The number 1 alcohol free wine has now made sparkling wine. Does it taste like Prosecco or maybe even champagne?

 Gtech garden

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How does one choose a new hedge trimmer? The truthful answer is 'I don't know!'

Crabbies

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As a great lover of ginger beer, I was very pleased to receive two bottles of the alcoholic variety from Crabbies to evaluate.

Euronics Wash House

My freezer has gone to meet his maker. Where do I buy a new one from? Should I go local or online? I was walking past The Wash House in Hereford a couple of weeks ago and called in to have a look around. 

 love Keep Create

I watch Dragons Den and have been lucky enough to interview people who have secured backing from the dragons for their businesses. My latest interviewees are Rachel and Merry from Love Keep Create.

Gtech Lawnmower

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I have never been excited about trying out a new lawn mower before, but after using the GTech Falcon cordless, I am very impressed!

Eisberg

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Who remembers when Eisberg wine first came out? I can remember drinking glasses when I was driving during nights out in the eighties.

Cosyfeet Sandy

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Blue is on trend for footwear this season and Cosyfeet’s new Sandy boat shoe in limited edition Powder Blue is designed for ladies who need a good looking shoe with a comfy, extra roomy fit.

Baxters soups

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There are a huge range of soups to buy these days. They come in powdered form, chilled cartons, frozen and the traditional tinned variety.

GTech Ram

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It is time to replace my vacuum. After fifteen years of picking up dust. pet hairs, food, etc etc, my trusty machine is ready to retire. So many models of all shapes and sizes to choose from. Where does one start?

Bubblebum

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I have been sent a BubbleBum travel car booster seat to evaluate. Perhaps like me, this is a new product to you?

 Healthspan

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I have been a loyal Healthspan customer for more years than I can remember. For quality and cost this company beats all the other competitors.They have the accolade of being the number 1 UK company in the vitamins and supplements market.

Key Safe article

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 The Key Safe Company is the market leader of mechanical key boxes, having revolutionised the way in which people can access properties safely and securely.

Cosyfeet Rose

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A new collection of Paraben-free skin care, naturally scented with Rose Flower Extract, has been launched by Cosyfeet. This sensitively formulated range contains all you need to cleanse, tone and moisturise your face and body.

Sharon Boothroyd dept store

With the recent sad collapse of BHS, I feel that it's a good time to remind ourselves of that high street favourite - our famous classic department stores.

Cosyfeet Dreamy

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Have you ever seen a slipper this cosy? This on-trend faux sheepskin bootee slipper from Cosyfeet comes in a EEEEE+ fitting for extra wide or swollen feet.

ArticleIPADcase

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My iPad Air 2 needs a STRONG DURABLE case to protect it. Where is the best place to buy one from I wonder?

Cosyfeet Pixie

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The Pixie boot from Cosyfeet is specially designed for ladies who need an extra roomy fit. This attractive, lightweight style comes in an EEEEE+ fitting as standard.

 A Vogel article

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The name A.Vogel may not be familiar to some of us here in the UK.  I am a big believer in echinacea and buy one of their cold remedies.

 Fentemans

I am delighted to be writing my third article for Fentimans. Those of you who know me, will have seen me posting Fentimans Ginger Beer on FB and Twitter as a favourite drink of mine. Now I have the pleasure of testing Fentimans mixers.

 AirRamK9

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I have been sent the super powerful GTech AirRam Mk 2 K9 vacuum cleaner to evaluate and I am delighted to report my findings are all positive!

 

Cosyfeet

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This great-looking faux sheepskin slipper from Cosyfeet comes in an EEEEE+ fitting for extra wide or swollen feet. Made from soft, breathable microfibre with a luxurious, fleecy lining, it’s as warm and comfy as it looks.

Belinda Clark

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Last year I received some delicious marshmallows to evaluate and this year I have been sent some new flavours to try.

True North books

The world is bright and shiny and sometimes hard to bear. There are times when all you need is a memory, a reminder, a comforting form of nostalgia to ‘take you back’ to the good old days.

Fentimans new drinks

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 What's your favourite mixer drink? Mine is any one of Fentimans superb range!

Crikey B Int

I am delighted to welcome Kia and Sky from Crikey Bikey. Since I published their story on the website, they are busier than ever which is fantastic! Let's sit down and have a cup of tea and some chocolate biscuits. Thank you both for agreeing to answer some questions for us. 

 

Cosyfeet Oct

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 A British company is now making walking boots and walking shoes suitable for swollen feet.

Cosyfeet Hettie

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Love heels but have swollen feet? This shoe could be for you. The Hettie has a 4cm dressy heel and it’s so comfy you won’t want to take it off!

Eye Doctor article

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 Since setting up my website, I spend many more hours in front of a computer screen.

 Marshmallows

Did you enjoy eating marshmallows as a child or indeed as an adult? I know I did when I was little and I loved the way they melted in your mouth. But they were only pink and white and both colours tasted the same. Bascially just like eating sugar! So I was intrigued by a website I came across whereby a lady was making and selling gourmet marshmallows!

 healthspan new

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I have been sent three new products to try from my favourite vitamins and supplements company, Healthspan.

Audrey Cosyfeet

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Looking for a feminine shoe to flatter swollen feet? The dainty-looking Audrey shoe from Cosyfeet is designed to fit swelling and problem toes with ease.

Pukka Tea

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Are you a lover of herbal teas? Once considered a 'fad' by many, more and more of us are buying different varieties of tea.

Popcorn

Popcorn. Memories of buying and eating from fairgrounds from my early childhood was not something I was ever that fond of. You ate it back then because, well, all your friends did and it was a change from candyfloss!