Red Nose Day Funny Face's With Persil

To celebrate the launch of the limited edition funny faced Red Nose Day bottle of Persil, TV presenter Kirsty Gallacher has teamed up with Persil to encourage families across the UK to make their faces funny by getting gunged for money,So the Sky Sports presenter braved 20 litres of bright blue gunge as she took part in a photo shoot to launch the campaign.

Kirsty Gallacher said: “When Persil asked me if I was game for a gunging, I thought why not? The shoot was great fun and the photos are hilarious. It’s for a really fantastic cause, so I’m urging the nation to get involved as well. Persil even tackles gunge, and with a donation from every limited edition funny faced bottle going to the charity - there’s no excuse for not having a go too!”

Excited and inspired we were delighted to get involved and, so with the help of Kirsty's simple gunge recipe we set out to have some messy fun.

Kirsty’s recipe to make gunge in the home.

350ml of water
3 to 4 drops of blue paint powder. Kids powder paint is best for this, and can be bought cheaply on Amazon 
140g corn flour, available from all good supermarkets

1. Add 350ml of tap water to a small saucepan and heat until the water is warm but not boiling. You do not want to use boiling water as you will have to wait for it to cool before you can use your hands to mix the gunge – and we appreciate that you’ll want to get gunging straightaway!
2. Pour 250 ml of the warm water into a bowl (leaving 100ml to one side). Add three to four drops of the blue powder paint until the water is about a shade darker than you want the gunge to be. When you make the gunge, the colour will become diluted slightly. Mix the water and paint well with a spoon, until fully mixed. 
3. Measure 140g of corn flour and place it into a separate large-sized bowl.
4. Pour the coloured water slowly into the bowl with the corn flour. And now for the fun bit… Get stuck in using your fingers to mix the ingredients together until you have a thick paste, and voila – you’re ready to gunge anyone who stands in your way!
Top tip: double the ingredients for double the gunging fun!

  Kirsty’s top tips for gunging:

1.Once the mixture is prepared let it cool for 20-30 minutes before you get messy and why not put your gunge into the fridge for a few minutes for an extra cold surprise!
2. Be sure to wear goggles during the gunging, and keep your mouth closed; it might help to make your face even funnier!
3.Remember to have a camera nearby. Your friends and family members are sure to pull funny faces when the gunge is poured over them, so take a picture to remember the event at a later date
4.Once you have prepared the gunge once, feel free to do it again using different colours, or maybe even some glitter! Go for a bright pink or orange for your child’s favourite colour, or to create a rainbow effect

The boys had the most amazing time playing with the gunge, which then quickly turned into a gunge fight, soon the whole entire kitchen and the boys were covered in light blue gunge. Although it was very messy it was great fun and we certainly will be making the gunge again.

As part of a £1 million donation from Unilever, Persil has produced a limited edition Persil small & mighty liquid bottle which sees its dosing ball swapped for a unique take on a Red Nose, and funny face.  To get involved, head to for more inspiration on how to make your face funny for money; buy the limited edition bottle; or text PERSIL to 70703 to donate £3. And don’t forget to share your funny faces on Twitter/Facebook using #RNDfunnyface.  

Persil believe that family fun and messy experiences should be embraced, which is why they are inspiring the nation to let loose and have fun with gunge. It’s the perfect way for families across the country to get involved.There are loads of other ways to get involved in Red Nose Day on the Persil website too.

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Nestlé Gluten Free Cornflakes

Wake up to brighter mornings with these NEW Nestlé Gluten Free Cornflakes, I know a few people who have to avoid gluten for dietary reasons, so if you live a gluten free lifestyle, or are you thinking about starting one you can now have Nestlé Gluten Free Cornflakes.
I was very curious how the New Nestlé Gluten Free Cornflakes taste, To be honest I wasn't sure what to expect, but I need not have worried as there was no taste compromise at all, In fact they tasted deliciously moreish just like regular cornflakes. 

I served my Gluten Free Honey Flakes with a splash of ice cold milk and loved every mouthful, I actually will defiantly be purchasing these again.These delicious crispy flakes of golden corn are a great source of seven vitamins and minerals, including iron and vitamin D and are available in two delicious varieties Nestlé Gluten Free Honey Flakes and Nestlé Gluten Free Corn Flakes.

Not only are these Nestlé Gluten Free Cornflakes deliciously tasty, but they are cost effective for all budgets, RRP: £1.99 for Nestlé Gluten Free Cornflakes and RRP: £2.19 for Nestlé Gluten Free Honey Cornflakes for a 500g box.
Nestlé Gluten Free Cornflakes are available at Tesco, ASDA, Morrison’s and Waitrose.

For more information visit for the latest news from Nestlé Gluten Free Cereals

I was given these Nestle Cornflakes to sample all thoughts are that of my own.

Cleaning What You Didn't Know

Cleaning is not one of  my favourite chores although I do spend most of my time cleaning, that probably why!!! I really liked reading these statistics not only are they very interesting, but its great to know that whilst I clean the home I'm burning those cake calories too. 

Also make sure you check out the cleaning tips at the bottom I will defiantly be using the Banana peel tip.

Squid Soap - A unique Hand washing Experience for Children

Hand washing is always very important and something we all encourage, but getting your children to wash their hands long enough to remove germs can always be a bit of a challenge, 

But now Squid Soap have designed an amazing soap which will not only teach your children to wash their hands but will also encourage your children to wash their hands for the recommend time of  20 seconds which can prevent the spread of a harmful gems and bacteria.

What makes Squid Soap unique is that it comes with a small magic ink pad on the top soap pump, so when you push down you will get a small ink dot on your hand, this is then a fantastic reminder for your little one to lather up the soap and wash their hands for 20 seconds or until the ink has gone, this is a fantastic way to encourage children to was their hands thoroughly.

Squid Soap is PH neutral and gentle on little hands and the ink which is used is perfectly safe for all of the family as it is commonly used in food, so its perfect for keeping your hands clean and hygienic.

We were lucky enough to try Squeaky Squid which comes with yellow ink and has a light lemony scent, We really love the concept of Squid Soap my son has even given his approval and wants me to buy this soap all of the time.

Squid Soap comes in four amazing colours and is available in 250ml bottles, Squid Soap will be available exclusively to Tesco from the 2nd of March 2015 and retail for £2.

ToxicFox Mothers Day Competition

We all like to purchase and give the perfect Mothers Day gift, ToxicFox has an amazing selection of Mothers Day gifts which you will not only love but also want, and while you are there why not enter the ToxicFox Mothers Day competition where there are 4 chances to win one of £50 voucher to spend on’ Mother’s day collection simply by sharing your favourite gift. See below how you can enter.

I have chosen this beautiful Happy Mothers Day Love (Any Name Mug) As I'm a tea lover like my mother this is the perfect gift for us both. What I love is that you can personalise the mug to make is unique and special to the recipient and at only £9.99 this is perfect gift that you will use again and again.

How to Enter - ToxicFox Mothers Day Competition

To enter ToxicFox Mothers Day Competition all you need to do is Click Here To Enter  and browse around the fabulous Mother’s Day Gifts and Ideas, pick your favourite present and share it on your social channel of choice. To ensure ToxicFox can see your entry please use the hashtag: #toxicfox

Have you seen something you like!!!Why not use this 10% voucher code : TFMother
to help towards your purchase on ToxicFox Mother's Day collection. This code can’t be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid until the 15th of March.

For full terms and conditions please visit 

WallCreate Canvas Review and Competition

I have so many images that hold wonderful memories, So I was ever so excited to turn one of my favourite memories onto a canvas with the help of Wallcreate. Its was a heard choice as I have so many phonographs but I opted for this stunning scenic view of the seaside.

The canvas image is 40cm x 30cm print and its looks absolutely sunning, Below is the actual image and a closer shot of the canvas on the right, you can see the amazing quality and clarity, I'm ever so pleased with the finished canvas, which now hangs proudly on my wall.

Wallcreate have been printing photos on canvas since 2001 and is regarded as one of the most popular canvas printing companies in the UK. Wall create offers a high quality canvas printing service at affordable prices. Wallcreate guarantee cheap canvas prints of exceptional quality in various sizes.
Why not check out and use this special discount code: mummybebeautiful  
and receive 15% OFF any of Wallcreate canvas.This discount code will expire on January 1st 2016.

Now it your chance to WIN A Personalised Wallcreate Canvas 
(40cm x 30cm)

Wall Create - Canvas Giveaway

                                         I was given a Wall Create Canvas for the purpose of this review, All thoughts are that of my own.

Chill Factor Slushy Maker Review

My boys really love slushies, So we were super excited to test out The Chill Factor Slushy Maker, A cool and unique slushy maker which allows you to make delicious slushies in seconds,what is absolutely great is that you do not need any ice, blenders or fancy machinery, Its so simple and easy in a few simple steps

Step 1 - Leave your cool Chill Factor slushy maker in the freezer for 2-6 hours or overnight

Step 2  - Add your favourite squash 
Step 3  - Start squashing your Chill factor cup for around a minute and you will have an amazing slush in a minute.

We were really intrigued and couldn't wait to try, it was to good to be true, but we were so surprised at how simple and effective the Chill Factor was so easy and really cool that we could have a slush so quickly and simply with no mess or fuss. The squash started to form ice crystals, it was amazing to watch, and even better to taste.

So instead of buying slushies in the future we can now make our very own at home, I will certainly be buying a few more of the Chill Factor so we can all have our very own cup.

The actual cup comes comes apart for easy cleaning, Each Chill Factor comes complete with a  lid and a cool spoon straw all of which are reusable again and again,The cup itself is made of a very sturdy yet durable squashable rubber and inside sits the cooling pack, We are really impressed with the Chill Factor and totally love it. what a very cool product, my boys can now make their very own slush.

For more information on the Chill Factor Visit CharacterOnline/ChillFactor


Claire Bennett (Jennifer Aniston) is in pain. Her physical pain is evident in the scars that line her body and the way she carries herself, wincing with each tentative step. She’s no good at hiding her emotional pain either. Blunt to the point of searing insult, Claire’s anger seethes out of her with nearly every interaction. She has driven away her husband, her friends— even her chronic-pain support group has kicked her out. The only one left in Claire’s otherwise solitary existence is her housekeeper- cum-caretaker, Silvana (Academy Award nominee Adriana Barraza), who barely tolerates her boss’ need for liquor and prescription pills. 

But the suicide of Nina (Academy Award nominee Anna Kendrick), one of Claire’s fellow chronic-pain group members, prompts another fixation. In pursuing questions about the death of a woman she barely knew, Claire explores the boundaries between life and death, abandonment and heartbreak, danger and salvation. As she inserts herself into the lives of Nina’s husband (Sam Worthington) and the son Nina left behind, Claire just might find salvation.


Princes Black Cherry Chocolate Pancakes

I love pancakes and make them quite often, I was really intrigued to try these amazing Princes Black Cherry Chocolate Pancakes. they look absolutely amazing and taste delicious. I will defiantly be making these again very soon.

Ingredients (serves 4)
125g self-raising flour
10g cocoa powder, plus extra for dusting
2 tsp. caster sugar
1 egg
150ml milk
Few drops of vegetable oil
150ml double cream
1 x 410g can Princes Black Cherry Fruit Filling

Step 1 - Sift the flour and cocoa powder into a large bowl and stir in the caster sugar.
Step 2 - Add the egg and milk and then use a hand whisk to beat the mixture together to make a smooth batter.
Step 3 - Heat 2-3 drops of vegetable oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Use the batter to make 8 small pancakes, cooking them in batches. To cook, add small ladlefuls of batter to the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes until bubbles appear on the surface. Turn over and cook for 1-2 more minutes until set. Set aside on kitchen paper until all the pancakes are cooked.
Step 4 - Whip the cream in a chilled bowl until it holds its shape. Sandwich two pancakes together per person with half the whipped cream and Princes Black Cherry Fruit Filling. Top with the rest of the cream and cherries. Serve, sprinkled with a little cocoa powder.
Check out for more delicious recipe idea.

I was given the Prices Fruit Filling to help me make these delicious pancakes, all thoughts are that of my own.

Ace Gentle Stain Remover Review and Competition

As a mother of two very active boys, Stains on clothes are a very common occurrence, So I was delighted to try Ace Gentle a fabric stain remover. Ace Gentle has been specially formulated to remove the toughest of stains and yet be gentle on even the most delicate clothes.

My son had managed to sit in chocolate, so it was the prefect opportunity to put Ace to the test, as the stain was quite ground in a decided to pre-treat it first using the Ace stain remover, I then put his trousers in the wash and below are the results, I was very happy indeed. 

Ace is great for everyday use and removes typical dirt caused by soil and mud. It also helps to prevent fabric colours bleeding or transferring to other fabrics. Ace Gentle can be used on silk, wool and is even safe to use on cashmere.

ACE is currently available from Waitrose, Tesco,Sainsbury’s, some branches of Asda and Poundland.  One litre of ACE Gentle Classic retails at £1.99 and ACE capsules retail at £3.99 for 14

WIN a NEW washing machine with ACE Gentle, Europe’s leading stain remover

You can win 1 of 3 £300 Currys vouchers to put towards a new washing machine, £20 Amazon vouchers, bottles of Ace Gentle and discount coupons. The snazzy new Ace washing machine can be found here: AceUK/Competition 

Launched 50 years ago in Italy, ACE Gentle is the first choice of stain removal products for many European countries and is now widely available here in the UK with a whole new look and feel.   
With a new year comes ACE Gentle’s exciting new competition and an opportunity to win one of 3 brand new washing machines, coupons, samples and heaps of other amazing prizes.  

Simply head over to the NEW ACE Facebook page and play their lively little app to WIN 
 To enter the competition, all you have to do is:   
1. Click here:    
2. Click on the ‘New Year, An ACE New You’ game   
3. Earn EXTRA go’s when you refer a Facebook friend to play
follow ACE Gentle on Twitter and Pinterest  
Tweet a unique message for an extra go 
4. Go back every day and play! 

I tested Ace Gentle all thought and opinions are that of my own.

LEGO Ninjago Masters of Spinjztu - The Tournament of Elements

We were super excited to attend the Premiere of LEGO Ninjago Masters of Spinjztu - The Tournament of Elements at London's Empire Leicester Square.
My boys are huge Lego Ninjago fans and watch the show constantly on Cartoon Network, and were intrigued to find out what happened to Zane the Ninja of ice in the last series.

As we waited for the premiere to begin the boys put their Ninja skills to the test with a host of amazing activities.We were treated to an array of  amazing illusions, awesome stunts and delicious treats.

The brand new series begins with all of the Ninjas splintered over the loss of Zane, but Lloyd the Ninja of all elements sets about to reunite the team.
Soon all of the Ninjas find out that Zane could still be alive but must enter The Tournament of Elements which is hosted my master Chen a noodle house owner with a secret underground organisation.

The team soon find themselves in extremely dangerous situations and they learn all is not what it seams on the island, and the Tournament of Elements is a sneaky ploy for Master Chen to steal their elemental powers, but will they find Zane. 

Join Kai,Cole,Lloyd and Jay this Tuesday at 6pm on Cartoon Network where Ninjago Masters of Spinjitzu returns, This Brand New awesome series that will take you on the journey to discover the truth, If you cant wait until then here is a teaser trailer, Forr more information on Ninjago check out Cartoon Network/Ninjago

We were extremely privileged to be invited to this awesome premiere and had the most amazing time, we were on the edge of our seats in anticipation, each scene was amazing, a fantastic follow on from the last series,This series is sure to be action packed, with awesome animation and a great story of loyalty and friendship to overcome evil.

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