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Friday, 28 February 2014

We Should All Do The #100happydays Challenge

If you don't know what it is, it is to challenge yourself to take a photo a day for 100 days of something that makes you happy and then post it using the tag #100happydays to either facebook, twitter or instragram. If you're a private person you don't have to post the photos, just taking them could make you happier.

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The idea is not to go out of your way to do something fun and flashy to take a photo of but simply to go through your day as normal and take one picture of something that made you happy that day. Remember it's not about showing off how amazing your life is but appreciating it.

Life can be so fast paced with all of us focusing on the next task ahead that stopping to take a photo can really make you appreciate that moment. At the end of the day when you curl up in bed instead of reviewing the blur of the day as a good or a bad one, you will have that captured happy moment to look back on instead of a mix of bad, good or just mundane. I bet you will find something happy to take a photo of each day even if it is the hot bath or cosy bed at the end of a busy stressful day.

I appreciate that not everyone is happy and yes sometimes life sucks but the point is even when your at your lowest you could still look out your window and see a beautiful sunrise or rainbow. Sometimes even a small act of kindness like someone cooking us a meal can really be appreciated if we stopped to take a picture. Maybe taking the pictures could inspire you to do more of the things that really make you happy. I've found it's made me happy to see people I love posting there own #100happydays and sharing in their happy moments.

What I'm getting at is DO IT, it could not only make you happier but it might also make the people who love you happy too. If your like me, my initial reaction was 'will I have time', 'will I remember to do it', well I guess that's the point! Now I've pleaded with you all to do it I should give it a go myself! Even if I fail at least I will have taken notice of some of the happy moments in my life.


Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Grab yourself a bargain at our Toyday Clearance Store

We are having a bit of a clear out here at Toyday and we have lots of listing on our eBay clearance store.  All our listings start at 99p and the defects are usually minor.  For example, we have a lovely Wooden Shop Till, which is in perfect condition, apart from the scanner doesn't squeak when you push the button.  Some of the other items just have a bit of damage to their boxes, but everything inside is in perfect new condition!

 





Other items on Toyday clearance with a 99p starting price:



If you have a keen eye for a bargain, then visit our ebay auctions at toyday_clearance and see what you can win. We combine postage on multiple purchases, so you only pay £2.95 p&p if you win more than one item (UK only).


Monday, 24 February 2014

We Now Offer FREE Delivery When You spend Over £35

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We have always offered free delivery on all orders over £50 but now we've made the amount you need to spend even lower at just £35. This means you only need to buy 1 or 2 presents and you can get it delivered free or charge to anywhere in the UK. You can get all those birthday presents sorted from the comfort of your armchair with no petrol, parking or postage to pay!

Get great classic toys like this Fisher Price record player delivered free.

http://www.toyday.co.uk/shop/baby-toys/18-months-/classic-fisher-price-record-player/prod_4451.html

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Top Birthday Party Presents for Under £5

Buying gifts for your son and daughters friends can be tough. Not just financially if they get invited to lots of parties but thinking of something that the birthday boy or girl isn't likely to already have. Here is a few different gift ideas so that you don't end up giving the same thing as everyone else.


Clockwork Fishing Game - £4.99
Light Up Kinetic Wheel - £3.99


Flashing Skip Ball - £3.99

Make Your Own Fortune Teller - £4.99

Beano Badge Making Kit - £4.99


Thursday, 6 February 2014

friendship-bracelets.net Has Inspired Me

The last time I posted I was having a go at making friendship bracelets. Since then I have discovered friendship-bracelets.net . It is a great resource full of different patterns for you to follow or you can even design your own patterns on there. Here is a photo of some of the ones I've had a go at.


The most strings I've used is 14 but there are designs for up to 66 strings. Some of the designs are amazing, go have a look!

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