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Dorset Instagram Spots – Great places to take photo’s in East Dorset

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April 12, 2021

The county of Dorset sits on an area of outstanding natural beauty, making us spoiled for choice with brilliant spots for that perfect instagram shot.

Of course, different spots are better during different season’s, so here are a list of some of our favourites in the east of the county.

Mudeford

Mudeford…

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Destination UK

Jurassic Coast Walks: Exploring the caves at Winspit and on to St Aldhelm’s Head

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April 7, 2021

Last week we discovered the Dinosaur footprints near Swanage and on our walk to the southwest coast path, we spied some caves that we knew the kids would love to explore.

Winspit is an old disused quarry on the coastal cliffs near Worth Matravers, which provided building materials for many…

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Destination Europe

AD: How to travel when you have allergies

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April 7, 2021

Allergies can be a big issue when travelling, especially abroad, however, travel is still possible, by planning ahead and taking precautions.

Firstly, do you have a clear idea of what it is that you are allergic to?

Allergy testing is a must as it gives you the right information to better manage your…

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Destination UK

Dorset: Finding Dinosaur Footprints and Dancing Ledge

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March 29, 2021

Living on the Jurassic Coast, we are spoiled with some fantastic coastal scenery and the chance to find fossils on some of our walks, but did you know that you can also find dinosaur footprints, in not just one, but two locations?

One set of these are within the BH…

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Scoring the Best Holiday Freebies: How to Get Something for Nothing

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March 19, 2021

Are you getting ready to go off on holiday after the pandemic and you want a few freebies before you leave? Or, are you interested in saving as much money as possible to make the trip affordable?

The good news is that there are a lot of ways to save…

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Puy du Fou España opening on 27th March

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March 18, 2021

Travelling seems a world away after a year in lockdown, but with the vaccine rollout going well, ours thoughts have turned to the possibility of a holiday later in the year.

One of our favourite holidays of the last couple of years was a visit to Puy Du Fou in…

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Published Articles

Things to Consider Before Purchasing a New Car

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February 13, 2021

There were just over 90,000 new cars registered in 2020. If you are considering purchasing a new car there are some things you should consider before you make such a big purchase. Buying a new car can be exciting but it can also be costly so before you sign…

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10 fun ways to get the kids out the house during half-term in lockdown

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February 8, 2021

It is just under a week until half term and we are looking forward to a week with no homeschooling.

We always go away for February half term, or at least book in some fun, family days out, but this year is very different now that we are in lockdown,…

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Get Excited for New Vinyl Flooring

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January 29, 2021

Making any changes to your domestic space is cause for excitement. Deciding to bring about a change within your home, whether it be little or large, opens the door of opportunity and creative flare.

Renovating a whole room is even more of a reason to be thrilled at the new…

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Things to consider when planning for your retirement

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January 26, 2021

If your retirement plans are currently non-existent, then you might want to start taking notes. Failing to plan for your retirement means that the idyllic image of spending your sunset years, financially comfortable, spending time doing the things you love and enjoying a carefree, work-free life will always remain…

KARA GUPPY
Bournemouth

Are we nearly there yet? is a new online blog run by me, Kara Guppy, and is named as such thanks to my daughter Eliza who always asks that very question when we are less than 5 minutes up the road heading off on our adventures. You may know me from my other family blog chelseamamma.co.uk