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17 December 2013

Green Bee Toys *Review and Giveaway*

It can be difficult to find products that are both great quality and created ethically for kids, so we were thrilled when Green Bee Toys got in touch and provided us with some lovely items!


They have some key principles that more toy companies should really think about taking on board!

 - Their products are from natural materials (organic, wood, recycled materials)
 - Their products comply with sustainable production
 - Their toys are painted with natural colours
 - Their toys are of high-quality construction
 - Their toys are easy to clean & repair
 - Their toys have a positive influence on your baby’s development skills


Some of their products...


Eco Crayons - £7.99

Unlike standard crayons these are shaped like rocks making them easy for toddlers to grip! They are made from 75% fruit plant with vegetable extract and 25% bees wax meaning they are 100% natural.
The Mini Mes (and I) found that these were great for shading in particular and they never go blunt which is certainly useful.
Our box contained 6 colours; red, orange, yellow, blue, green and brown.



Toolbox Workbench - £24

This wooden set will help to develop your child's imagination and motor skills through play. It includes a hammer, bolts, ruler a wrench and more for great role play fun. Although it's suitable for children as young as 3, Jamster at 7 has really enjoyed 'fixing' everything from beds and doors to his other toys! The set itself is storage for the tools so you don't even need to worry about bits going missing.
It's great value and great quality.



Baby Toy Bunny - £13.99

A soft and cute rattle for newborn+ this grasp toy helps to stimulate your little ones senses and build hand eye coordination. The soft fabric, 100% organic cotton, is perfect for delicate skin and the different textures creates variation for your little one to enjoy.



The website was easy to navigate and delivery was swift! I was really pleased with all of the products and I'd happily order from Green Bee Toys again. What's even better is that your purchases can earn you points and with 10 equaling £1 you can save money when you shop. Bonus!


*** WIN ***

For your chance to win 1 of 2 £25 vouchers for Green Bee Toys you can enter via the Rafflecopter entry form below.

The giveaway closes at the end of 17th January 2014

Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway
*We selected this three products for the purpose of this review and giveaway. The opinions given are honest and our own*

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190 comments

  1. I would love a build your own robot :)

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  2. I would put the voucher towards a rocking pony!

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  3. I follow via Bloglovin, Pinterest and G+

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  4. I would put it towards this construction set - http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/construction-set-mini

    Ashleigh

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  5. I follow with bloglovin and pinterest as ashlallan and google+ as Ashleigh allan

    Ashleigh

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  6. I'd get the fairytale blocks

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  7. Follow via Google+ pinterest and bloglovin x x

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  8. I commented on homemade Christmas crafts x

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  9. Follow via Pinterest, google+ and bloglovin. I would put it towards the construction set

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  10. i'd have the wooden alphabet

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  11. I would buy the Fairy Tale Blocks

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  12. Follow on G+
    Follow on PInterst - robynlc
    Follow on Blog lovin - Robyn Logan

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  13. I would buy the wooden alphabet - looks fab xx

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  14. following on google: katie skeoch
    pinterest: katieo2500
    bloglovin: katrinao

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  15. I would choose the Fairy Tale Blocks

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  16. I follow via google + (melanie stirling)

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  17. I follow via bloglovin - melanie stirling

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  18. I follow on pinterest - http://www.pinterest.com/melaniejanes/

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  19. Baby Toy Cat - Organic
    I follow by pinterest, bloglovin and G+

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  20. http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/organic-snugly-bunny

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  21. Commented on Friendship is Magic - Welcome to Ponyville

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  22. Follow on Google+ (Susie Wilkinson)

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  23. Follow on Bloglovin' (Susie Wilkinson)

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  24. I like the Fairy Tale Blocks

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  25. http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/organic-huggable-sheep

    one of those, look so softtt

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  26. followed as Charlotte Clark on google+

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  27. followed on bloglovin as chazluvslyf

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  28. i commented on rebuilding the philippines

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  29. http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/organic-cherry-pit-duck

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  30. Followed on G+ - Keshia Esgate

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  31. http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/organic-snugly-bunny

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  32. following on blog loving (dragon60)

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  33. I would put it towards a construction set

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  34. The fairytale blocks x

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  35. I would spend it on this lovely cow http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/organic-snugly-cow

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  36. Fairy Tale Blocks ~ these look darling! ~~

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  37. I have followed on Boglovin', G+ and Pinterest

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  38. I would get the fairy tale blocks for my little girl

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  39. Oooh I'd buy the hammock for my goddaughter :)

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  40. http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/flower-bead-fun

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  41. I would spend it on the wooden Railway Set

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  42. id put it towards the 5 in 1 cube!

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  43. I would buy the Road construction set for my digger mad son. Followed via pinterest, bloglovin and google+

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  44. http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/vegetable-set this little veg set looks lovely (Hannah Bee)

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  45. I'd pick the Toolbox Workbench

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  46. The workbench looks fantastic and just in budget too :)

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  47. Following on Bloglovin - Valerie

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  48. following on bloglovin, google + and pinterest

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  49. I'd buy this: http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/organic-snugly-cow

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  50. Commented on the 3D Christmas Tree Craft blog post also :-)

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  51. Followed on Blog Lovin, Pinterest and Google+ too!

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  53. The Eco Finger Paint - followed on Bloglovin' and tweeted too :)

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  54. Children's Hammock - Organic

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  56. I like the "gripability" of the Baby Toy Cat.

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  57. I follow on Google+ as Ali Thorpe (itsalit).

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  58. I follow on Pinterest as Ali Thorpe.

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  59. And I follow on Bloglovin. Thanks for the giveaway! xxx

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  60. Following on BlogLovin - CLINT THOMPSON

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  61. My little one would love the eco crayons as she is currently very into crafts.

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  62. Following on Google+ and have posted a comment on ' Family Food'

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  63. i would put it towards the 5 in 1 cube

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  64. Be Smarter With Your Energy And Save - commented

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  65. The build a robot http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/build-a-robot

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  66. I like the Fairy Tale Blocks too, my daughter had something similar, not as cute, and she had lots of fun with it.

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  67. I follow on Bloglovin. I'm Judith Allen

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  68. Saturday Caption - Chipmunks and Gingerbread - commented

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  69. Commented on 'Be smarter with your energy and save'

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  70. I have commented on Yoomoo Frozen Yogurt Review

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  71. I follow on Google+ - Kirsty Fox

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  72. I follow on Pinterest - Kirsty Fox (Bloomingfox)

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  73. I follow on Bloglovin - robertfox24 [at] aol [dot] com

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  74. I home educate and this would be so great.

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  75. silent sunday 05/01 - commented

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  76. A classic train would be wonderful for my little guy.
    Lisa Smith @xlisamarieeex

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  77. Fairy Tale Blocks, they are so cute

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  78. Following on Bloglovin, Google + etc etc ! Angiesandhu

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  79. Time For A Tummy Tuck? - commented

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  80. Following on Google+ and Blogloving - Amanda Mallows
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    Loving your blog :)

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  81. Moves like Jagger - commented

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  82. I would spend it on the table wear set

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  83. Commented in Friendship is Magic - Welcome to Ponyville

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  84. I would put it towards the Construction Set - http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/construction-set

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  85. Stained Glass Heart Cookies - commented

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  86. I'd love to buy the build a robot set, looks fab

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  87. Have commented on the 'Stained Glass Heart Cookies' Post. (Really Enjoying your blog - we're getting some great ideas!)

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  88. Wendy and Peter Pan - commented

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  89. I'd put it towards the wooden kitchen centre.

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  91. New Year, New You? - commented

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  92. http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/wooden-kitchen-centre

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  93. Follow you on google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/107974480869720536960/posts

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  94. and on pintrest http://www.pinterest.com/hstaveley24/

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  95. follow you on bloglovin http://www.bloglovin.com/preciouslittleworlds

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  96. Comment on http://www.theminimesandme.com/2014/01/Valentines-Day-Recipe-stained-glass-heart-cookies.html?showComment=1389390220499#c7391881581019422098

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  97. I think probably The Eco Dough and the crayons :D

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  98. Commented on 'Time for a Tummy Tuck?'

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  99. Our Christmas That Was - commented

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  100. I think id go with the eco dough and eco crayons for my little uns
    http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/eco-dough
    http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/eco-crayons

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  101. Already following on GFC - michelle b

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  102. already following on pinterest - midge2k9

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  103. already following on bloglvin - midge2k9

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  104. http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/fairy-tale-blocks

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  105. I would buy the Baby Toy Duck for my goddaughter and her parents would also love the fact it is organic!

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  106. Watch Bake Create - Halloween - commented

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  107. think id put it towards the organic hammocks!

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  108. I'd put it towards the Workbench with Tools

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  109. christine shelley13/01/2014, 08:20

    The workbench with tools http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/workbench-with-tools

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  110. I would spend it on some of your arts and craft stuff my children could then share it and both enjoy it.

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  112. Loving the road construction set x

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  113. Following on Google+ and Bloglovin x

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  114. I'd get the fairytale blocks

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  115. Simple Jam Sponge - commented

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  116. There's so much to choose from , these would be an ideal birthday present for her :-)
    http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/vegetable-set

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  117. Following on Bloglovin (Jo Chester)

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  118. Following on Pinterest and google+ (Jo Booth / kiddyboo)

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  119. I would put it towards this bunny comforter http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/baby-comforter-bunny-red

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  120. and I follow you on Bloglovin' and google+

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  121. Fairy Tale Dollhouse :)

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  122. http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/fairy-tale-blocks look fab

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  123. following g+ claire butler

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  124. following pinterest diva1977

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  125. following bloglovin diva1977

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  126. I would buy something for a friend who is a soon-to-be mum. I don't know what she needs yet but probably soft toys!

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  127. Watch Bake Create - Dogs - commented

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  128. i would buy the Toolbox Workbench

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  129. I would buy this http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/wooden-toys-miracle-pounding#container

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  130. http://www.greenbeetoys.co.uk/build-a-robot I would buy that little fella :D

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  131. Followed via Google+, Pinterest and BlogLovin :)

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  132. i would get the eco finger paint so me and the kids can get creative :)

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  133. following on google + , pinterest, and bloglovin

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  134. fairytale blocks, although so much to chose from!

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  135. I'd get the wooden building blocks and the wooden car set :)

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  136. finger paints and eco pads

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  137. following on pinterest @jo4chelsea

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  138. Following on pinterest as tsinclair

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  139. I would buy the shape sorter box x

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  140. my baby twins would love the bunny toy

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  141. I followed on Bloglovin, pinterest and google+

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  142. Love the Fairy tale dollhouse

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  143. Following via Bloglovin pinterest and google +

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  144. the build a robot can see my grandson would love that

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  145. I commented on stained glass heart cookies :)

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  146. Followed and commented on Bath Time with Koo-Di :-)

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  147. i'm following on pinterest as xwalter

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