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Jodie - Maidenhead Mum

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Here you’ll find posts and reviews about my life here in Maidenhead with two small children. I write about a broad selection of subjects, from family friendly restaurants, things to do at half term and even where to go on ‘date night’ in Maidenhead and the surrounding areas. I’m always looking for new ideas and experiences so please get in touch if you’d like to share your story on the blog.

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#lovemaidenhead – Join in with the community hashtag project

Putting Maidenhead on the Map

In 2016, I started tagging my photos of Maidenhead on Instagram with #lovemaidenhead and encouraged the community to get involved. The hashtag has now been used over 1000 times!  All you have to do is take a photo of something you love in and around Maidenhead, share it on Instagram and use the hashtag #lovemaidenhead. It doesn’t have to be a photographic masterpiece, just something you snap on your phone. There’s no need to limit yourself to things in the centre of town, it can be anything within a short distance of Maidenhead that you have the privilege to enjoy as a Maidenhead resident.  I’ll do a regular roundup of 9 photos with the #lovemaidenhead tag and share on my ‘Maidenhead Mum’ Instagram and Maidenhead Mum Facebook page.

If you want to see more images of Maidenhead, why not buy my Maidenhead calendar which has over 40 images of Maidenhead and includes all of the community dates for the rest of the year. Just click on the calendar section here on my site or visit the Craft Coop shop in town to buy one.

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Whether you’re friends with one, related to one, live with one or are married to one, this list is designed to help make you become a gifting ‘Fairy Godmother’ for the blogger in your life. Compiled from extensive personal research (tough job, but someone had to do it!) I’ve come up with a range of gifts for bloggers at a range of budgets. As a...

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The Royal Borough gets a brand new Lidl.
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The Royal Borough gets a brand new Lidl.

  Todays the day that lots of Maidenhead folk have ben waiting for: The Grand Opening of Lidl!    I’ll start with an interesting fact for you: According to a poll by Which? magazine, Lidl is the UKs 4th most popular supermarket (after Aldi, Waitrose and M and S). I was quite interested to see what all the hype was about so accompanied by a...

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Once Upon a Storybus comes to Maidenhead.
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Once Upon a Storybus comes to Maidenhead.

On Saturday I went along to the launch event for the Once Upon a Story Bus.  This bus is no ordinary bus.  Forget the images that spring to mind when you think of the council run mobile libraries that existed when we were kids…. This bus is very special and very unique in a digital, ‘iToddler’, declining literary skills kind of era.   For children of all...

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Winter warnings- don’t get into deep water!
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Winter warnings- don’t get into deep water!

  I’m known for doing a good strong power march around town – I walk everywhere that I can. Or at least I have done for the last few years. Living in London and then in New York there was no need to drive anywhere. And even moving to Maidenhead I chose to live within walking distance of work and the train station. Every morning I walk to...

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Encouraging the Bookworm Bug – joining the library.
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Encouraging the Bookworm Bug – joining the library.

Something I’ve been meaning to do for ages is to join the library with the little one. I grew up with such a passion for books. I collected Enid Blyton books and at one point had hundreds of them. Scrumptious, Tally Ho and lashings and lashings of Ginger Beer indeed. Holidays abroad you’d find me sat underneath a towel reading away, hiding from the sun. And...

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As an established blogger and photographer, I now also run short, informal training courses to help small businesses learn how to use content marketing and blogging to engage with their customers. And, seeing as photography has always been such a big part of my blog and my life, I also run sessions on how to take great photos with your smartphone, a question I get asked a lot!

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