Mum to Mum Milton Keynes

From 20 mums in Milton Keynes to over 11,500 Facebook members & 5,400 Blog followers. We have raised £5,231 so far with #PayItForward #Community #Awareness #Inspiration #Local Life #Business

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Come and see The View at the Water’s Edge #wedding #event #party #nightout #brunch

On the edge of Milton Keynes nestles a beautiful hidden gem – The View at the Water’s Edge. With outstanding views across Linford Lakes and set amongst unspoiled countryside, this newly-launched bar and function room is a unique venue for your special day – or night out. The space is versatile, relaxing and welcoming. Tempting brunch (including a bottomless Prosecco option!) and Sunday lunch menus have just been launched (see […]

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Favourite #Christmas kids’ books – as chosen by our members!

Do you need some festive bedtime story inspiration – or perhaps you’re doing the popular advent calendar of books idea? The Christmas season is not short of books for children, and there’s so much choice – so here are some of the best, as nominated by our group members: The Jolly Christmas Postman – Allan Ahlberg Father Christmas Needs a Wee – Nicholas Allen The Polar Bear Who Saved Christmas […]

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#Christmas @WaddesdonManor – stunning lights, tastes and festive tingles

Christmas 2017 at Waddesdon Manor: 11 November 2017 – 2 January 2018 (markets run from 15 November – 10 December). If you’re not yet feeling the festive tingles, then get yourself over to Waddesdon Manor and “prepare to be dazzled.” “We went after the sun had gone down and it was magical, if you can make sure you take the kiddies down there once it’s dark (not too bad now […]

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“Busy” is a crazy lifestyle – so how come it’s such a popular hobby? How to develop a “time-rich” mindset…

Empowerment coach Amanda, from blog site Feminicity, has written this article on how to develop a time-rich mind set. “I think this is the absolute foundation of living a better life in this crazy world of modern parenting and work. Would love to get your thoughts on this so any comments below would be great, thank you.” http://www.feminicity.co.uk/time-rich-mum-or-time-poor-mum/

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Christmas Fairs, Markets, Parties and Community Events #Christmas #vintage #supportlocal #handmade #parties #events

All the Christmas craft fairs, markets and festive community events we can find, in and around MK this year…tell us if we’ve missed yours! Friday 15 December Every day from 15th – 23rd December from 10am to 6pm.  See this link for full details @ Booking info here Cha Char Chimps Christmas Parties: Brooklands, Potterspury, Newton Leys Coca-Cola Truck outside Xscape, 11am-7pm Saturday 16 December Bletchley to Bedford Santa Special Trains […]

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2017 #Bonfire and #Fireworks Displays on 11th & 12th November

Fireworks displays for the season in and around Milton Keynes (scroll down for displays in the wider Buckinghamshire area)… Saturday 11th November Old Stratford Fireworks: 17:30 – 19:30. £2.50 entry fee (proceeds to the parish council) – all other funds raised from mulled wine, hot drinks and BBQ food go to Old Stratford Preschool.  Sunday 12th November The Henry Allen Trust – THAT Firework Spectacular Fireworks in Buckinghamshire Our friends […]

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#Christmas Time…Top Recommended Places to #Visit #Santa

The start of the Christmas preparations season arrived on the Mum to Mum Facebook Group, when Frosts announced their ticket sales date. Lots of mums asked for recommendations for other places to meet Father Christmas, and have an all-round festive time. We’ve collected all the suggestions together, grouped them by distance from MK, and given them a score of between £ and £££ depending on how expensive they are. Merry Christmas! […]

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Introducing Alexander’s Books @scholasticuk #Education #Charity #ChildrensBooks #MiltonKeynes

Hi! I’m Katie, mum to Alexander and owner of Alexander’s Books. I sell Scholastic educational packs and books from over 60 different publishers, as well as offering home tuition and support for home schooling parents. Working with Scholastic I help to raise money for my chosen charity, Milton Keynes Hospital Charity; they’re a fab cause and do so much good for our local hospital. Funds I raise go towards the […]

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What’s On: September

Your essential guide to community and charity events is continuing, beyond the summer and into the Autumn…let us know if we’ve missed any!   Friday 15th Afternoon Tea at Woburn Sculpture Gallery for MK Hospital Charity Saturday 16th Urb Farm Honey Day, Wolverton Kop Hill Climb Song and Rhyme Time for Under 2s, Central Library Sunday 17th Kop Hill Climb Saturday 23rd Peck’s Farm Shop Autumn Tasting Event Sunday 24th Local […]

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Day Trips to London

Fancy a trip to London with the kids in the holidays? Using all the recommendations we could collect from mums on Mum to Mum MK, here’s our guide for getting there, and some of the best things to do once you’re there… Travelling to London by Train We have great rail links to London; here are some parking options: From MK Central*: Park for 50p per hour after 8:30 in […]

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