More Than Mummies Update – August

Summer is here, well, kind of in between all the rain showers! The Olympics are in full swing and Team GB are making us proud!

All the wonderful articles added in July:

10 Things That You Can Actively Do To Increase Your Chances of Success in Business

More Than Mummies Reviews…It Works Wrap

Sooqini Has Arrived!

From Hollywood to Homeworker

Healthy Smoked Haddock, Leek and Tarragon Risotto with Spinach and Peas

Thinking of Starting a Business? – A Guide For Newbies

Using Social Media to Get Your Business Noticed – An Introduction

Mrs Fox’s Guide to Children’s Parties


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We’d love lots more articles on a variety of topics, if you would like to get involved please see it could be a wonderful way to promote your business, hobby or good cause.

We also have some new giveaways and a fab new voting competition and details can be found below.

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Our New Forum

Our new forum has just launched! It’s free to join and there are lots of fab topics for you to post in. Ask or give advice on a wide range of business topics, from getting started to marketing or tax issues.

If you are running or know of any good discounts or ompetitionsyou can tell everyone all about it! Or do a little regional networking and make some great local connections and help your business grow.

Or simply have a chat with other mums over a cup of tea, we’d love to see you there, and will be annoucing a giveaway soon just for forum members!

Current Competitions and Giveaways

We currently have 2 great giveaways running in August:

Summer Holiday Goody Bag Giveaway – Suncare, Skincare, a Pretty Pendant and a Copy of 50 Shades of Grey!Ends 10th August. We are pleased to announce another little giveaway for August, perfect for those jetting off for a little sunshine! Or those (like me) who are not going anywhere and are desperately hoping the sun returns to the UK! It has to at some point, right? Summer Holiday Goody Bag Our little Summer Holiday Goody Bag consists of:

  • A Piz Buin suncare set containing two suncreams (day long) and one aftersun
  • Some fab Kiehls skincare minatures
  • A pretty turquoise glass pendant
  • …And a copy of the very popular ’50 Shades of Grey’ for some holiday reading!

Win A Signed Copy of Journal of A Student Midwife - Ends 26th August 2012. More Than Mummies are delighted to giveaway a copy of ‘Journal of A Student Midwife’ signed by the Author Ellie Ryan, published by Book Guild Publishing.


The winner of our July competitions were:

- ‘Party Printables giveaway’ won by Siobhan Marie from West Yorkshire

- ‘It Works Wrap’ won by Emily Piper from Cornwall

Congratulations and we hope you enjoy your prizes!


New Voting Competition! Cake Pops Made by Mums!

Character Cake Pops Competition – Win Fab Promotion For Your Business or a £30 Gift Voucher!

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Submission period for entries closes on Sunday 19th August 2012.

Win fab promotion for your business or a £30 gift voucher plus a MTM goody bag worth at least £20! (gift voucher available instead of the promotional aspect of the prize if you are entering as a hobbyist)

Our voting competitions get seen by tens of THOUSANDS of visitors to the site which gives all the entrants a wonderful opportunity to show off their creations and in turn promote themselves and their business or hobby.

During our last competition you had the opportunity to help decide what our next voting competition would be and a popular choice was cake pops. So with that in mind we are pleased to announce our next voting competition is for ‘Character Cake Pops’. We thought this would a really fun theme for summer.

The requirements are that the cake pop basically has a face! It doesn’t need to be a well known character it could be an animal, princess, pirate, etc. etc. the possibilities are endless!

This will hopefully be another fantastic opportuntity to get your work seen and increase awareness of your business or talents.

For more details and to enter please see there are only limited spaces available!


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August Sponsor – Blaggies

Gorgeous Custom Handmade Items including taggies, dribble bibs, cosytoes, nappy & wipes purses, cot blankets and much more! Visit us on Facebook to see all the wonderful items we can handmake especially for you!