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Valentine’s Day Family Gift Box

Sophia’s Diary is delighted to launch gorgeous and exclusive family gift boxes! There is something in the box that every family member will like.

The best thing about this box, is that the products cannot be brought in a shop, they are sourced from independent local businesses and there is plenty to keep children entertained!
So what is in the box:
A Teddy Tastic Activity Pack so children can make a Bear. This also includes a Jigsaw, Tattoo, Activity Book and Maze Game
Heart Biscuits to decorate (sprinkles and icing are included)
Hand Made Wax Melts that smell devine
A heart photo frame or keyring
Heart Chocolates
An access code to unlock fun online games and activities created by a local business owner
Coupons and vouchers from numerous local businesses

Why Buy? 
The cost of the box is £30 and the contents are worth over £100 so you get a lot for your money and everything is sourced from Small Businesses.

Order Now

Sophia’s Diary Online Shop Store

We are delighted to announce that Sophia’s Diary now has an Online Shop! Products, Voucher and Services will be added frequently! We are determined about maling our platform a one-stop shop for families!

If you are interested in adding products / services please  send an email to contact@sophias-diary.com

Shop Local with Sophia’s Diary

Lockdown 3 – What’s on in North London?

Roll Up, Roll Up! Despite Lockdown 3 happening right now, there are so many local businesses who are still working. Many are providing fun things to do for children, others can improve our health and we can buy unique products from our local businesses too. Here are some of the best in North London

                                                                                                              Frozen Party with Lumia Dance

Neverland Events

Due to the situation in Jan, we have extended our Online presence and would love to help you add a little extra sparkle to your little ones day! Enquire by emailing: info@neverlandevents.co.uk Love and Fairy Dust

Usborne Books (Anne Croxford)

Usborne Books available to collect from me in N21 or free local delivery. Books for all age children babies through to teenagers. Fun activities, lots of fiction and support for home learning. Contact me to discuss what you are looking for. Www.facebook.com/croxfordbooksathome

                                                                                                            Empire Cheerleading Academy


Busy Kiddies Childcare

Busy Kiddies Childcare is still working around the clock. We provide nannies for our essential workers and also online tutors for primary aged children. Busy Kiddies Childcare or @busykiddies on instagram (www.busykiddies.co.uk)

Super Shopper Bill Dropper

Rikki is able to help people review their essential utility bills for free via the phone / zoom – however suits. 07949 145677 Or find me on Instagram at @supershopperbilldropper

Direct Eco Solutions

We are still open disinfecting nurseries, schools, and childcare settings. www.directecosolutions.com

Going Greek

Going Greek are delivering straight to your door! https://www.facebook.com/GreekFoodLondon/

Cook Eat Joy

Youth Coach Liz

Liz Sorton, youth and young adult coach, youth mental health first aider is able to provide Skype coaching to support with anxiety, depression, goal setting, dealing with challenges in family relationships or friendships. Please get in touch for a strictly in confidence chat – hello@youthcoachliz.com.  Also able to support with parent coaching, again please get in touch in complete confidence.

Canvas and Stars Indoor Glamping Parties – London

Canvas and Stars are working through delivery/ DIY service only! https://www.facebook.com/canvasandstarslondon/

Togs by Emma

Do you need something personalised? Emma can help with bespoke clothing and accessories


TinyTalk Enfield – Baby Signing and Toddler Talking classes

Sarah is online again @tinytalkenfield


My Little One

My Little One for personalised baby gifts https://www.facebook.com/MyLittleOneGifts/

Cook Eat Joy

Ela is teaching Indian Cooking classes. Feel free to message me.Cook Eat Joy Indian Cookery Classes www.cookeatjoy.co.uk

The 1:1 Diet

Christina can help you get back on track this year with the 1:1 Diet. https://www.facebook.com/groups/527014807843613/permalink/873868459824911/

The Excelsis School of Music

The Excelsis School of Music is still teaching music lessons online. Our pupils stayed with us since March and have done amazingly well passing graded exams. We’ve also had new pupils joining us and enjoy learning to play a new music instrument which is doing wonders to their mental well being. So glad covid didn’t stop us enjoying music!


Teddy Tastic

TEDDY TASTIC are hosting our ZOOM PARTIES!! Bear stuffing arts & crafts story time bear hunt musical bears & DISCO!!! A SAFE &FUN way to party plus the children make their OWN BEAR!


Sabi Kozz
Sabi sells celebrity mugs and more products at sabikoz.com and illustrate personal photos of loved ones to make into art for the home. Prices start from £60
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Three Girls and a Cupcake

Beautiful Bespoke Cakes for any Occassion. Cupcakes come in a choice of flavours including vanilla, chocolate, lemon, coconut, strawberry and raspberry. You choose, we deliver

07447 456 721 / 07921 229 296 / threegirlsandacupcake1@outlook.com / Instagram DM: 3girls_1cupcake

Crown Tyres

Crown Mobile tyres are still trading, we are offering Tyre repairs and replacements, Brake pad Checks & replacements too!!

07495 552 565
07794 517 279

HashTag You
Magnetix-wellness (magnetic wellness jewellery & wellness products) – www.shereen.magnetix-wellness.com. And Partylite beautiful home fragrance & decor


Montana Life Coaching

Sophia is still offering coaching services. Www.montanalifecoaching.com Currently I have a competition running for a complimentary 90 minute coaching session in January 2021. Contact Sophia for more information.The Unbreak Your Heart Bootcamp is also running.

Balloons and Personalised Gifts

For all of your Personalised Balloons & Personalised Gifts check out my page.https://www.facebook.com/EutopiaEvents/

Beautiful Tutus

Www.tutunice.com Tutus and accessories for all occasions

The Lady Gardener

Suzanne is still gardening in North London. She is an experienced female gardener, working in Enfield and all surrounding areas. Check out my services section which covers what I do.I am pet friendly, and never use any chemicals which would harm them in anyway.


Lingotot Barnet

Lingotot is back online with my interactive French classes for children 0 to 7 years old. If you are looking for other age range don’t hesitate to get in touch. https://www.facebook.com/lingototbarnet/

Monkey Music

Do you have a baby, toddler or pre-schooler that loves stimulation, interaction, music and movement? There is so much online. Here  are some fantastic ideas for parents.

Monkey Music

Monkey Music are thrilled to announce that we are now taking bookings for MonkeyMusic@Home

With our magical sounds and catchy songs, we can’t wait to bring our award-winning curriculum to your home and keep your little one engaged and entertained

Find your local branch below and book as many or as few sessions as you like!

Barnet & Whetstone click here: http://bit.ly/MM_HB

Southgate & Winchmore Hill click here: bit.ly/SG_MM

Enfield & Potters Bar click here: bit.ly/MM_EnfieldPB

Glamorous Lengths By Sophia

Lockdown doesn’t mean we have bad hair days! I know we cannot get to the hairdresser now.An easy way to have nice hair is to insert a pony tail. We can supply curly or straight hair and have different colours too. Ponytails are so easy to insert and instantly give you a different and more glamorous look. Prices start from just £25 too. DM us so we can help colour match too! Andrea 07739026765

Deja Vu Enfield

Deja Vu are providing a call and collect, pay over phone and local delivery service https://www.instagram.com/deja_vu_enfield/?hl=en


BodyFaze can still do 121 personal training outdoors. Www.bodyfaze.com

North London Street Dance Academy
NLSDA January update! HAPPY NEW YEAR! We hope you have all had a wonderful time at home with your love ones. Following the UK government announcement made yesterday regarding national lockdown we will be closing the studio doors until further notice. In the meantime we hope to continue with online workshops and zoom classes to begin on the week of 11th January. If you are interested in zoom (or to put your name down to join us when things are back to face to face) please get in touch! Thank you for keeping us going, we hope to see you back in the studio soon!

Empire Cheerleading Academy

Join Coach Ani for Stretch and Flex classes every Tuesday and Friday with Empire Cheerleading Academy. https://www.facebook.com/empirecheerleadingacademy/

Time for Change Kids

They are open for wraparound care for key workers


Mad Science

Mad Science are offering science enrichment sessions for children LIVE to your home. Tune in every Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at 11am where you and your child can join Dr Dude for some exciting, educational and entertaining experiments. With different topics and experiments, each session is £4 or £10 for the week but don’t worry if you miss the live-stream, each session is available to watch after at a time that suits you.

Simply visit www.east.madscience.org to book.

For Business

Sophia’s Diary Media Services

We love working on Social media, Marketing for Schools, Building an Online Community, Publishing Magazines and Hosting Events is our passion. We love working on marketing campaigns and projects. Being part of a community now is more important than ever as a support network is essential with business being slower www.sophias-diary.com

Keats Ciinic

During this 3rd lockdown, Keats is able to offer Acupuncture, Osteopathy and Podiatry, for urgent care. Please call the reception on 0208 366 2300 to enquire about your specific condition. We are also able to offer Counselling as the sessions have been moved to zoom.
www.keatshealth.co.uk info@keatshealth.co.uk 

Dr. Mrs. Samalie Thilakarathna-Makalanda who practises Ayriuvedic Medicine is offering the following: “Loose the FESTIVE WEIGHT with natural Ayurveda treatments & nutritional practice – at home”


Carole offers Acupuncture and Reiki. During the lockdown, Acupuncture is for urgent care only. If your condition is not urgent, Carole can offer distal Reiki. You just need to decide on a day and a time, find a relaxing place in your home and enjoy!
www.acucarma.co.uk — 07986 433 141

Computer Doctor

Are you trying to home school but none of the tech seems to work? Are you stuck figuring out the quickest ways to upload work etc? Give me a call for advice on any of this!
Read my reviews here: https://nknetworks.freeindex.co.uk/
Nick: 07801-866-445 – email: nick@nknetworks.co.uk
I can attend on-site or advise and set up remotely

Athena North London

Athena’s online networking groups for businesswomen based in North London are starting up again tomorrow. We’re a community of supportive like minded women who can help you grow your business through connections, referrals and improving your business skills. Check out our January meeting dates and get in touch if you’d like to attend or find out more The Athena Network North London. https://www.facebook.com/AthenaNorthLondon/

MNC Enfield

We are a business networking club that meets 11 times a year and outside of school holidays, currently on zoom.Would you like to meet some more local businesses or perhaps some new customers?,Whether you are a
– start up
– an established business
– a MLM
– offer business to business services
– open to all in business, a warm welcome awaits you.

We have a few visitor spaces left for next Friday (15th) 945 for 10 circa 11.15 if you would like to come and meet our members and already booked on visitors?

If you are a first time visitor please book here –https://www.mumpreneursnetworkingclub.co.uk/…/first…/

Or if you have visited more recently and would like to come and visit again before joining us as a member, please drop me an email to see if this is possible? My email is hello@youthcoachliz.com.

Small and Independent Business, are huge contributers to our economy. It is vital we support them and use their services. Many offer services that can help you too.

National Help

HMRC – COVID-19: guidance for employees, employers and businesses


Financial support for businesses during coronavirus (COVID-19)


Enfield Council – Business Support www.enfield.gov.uk/covid19businesses

Sophia’s Diary Business Support

Social Media Offer

Hello all! Just a little note from us to let you know that we’re running business as usual. And we have a special offer to help you keep engaged with your followers during this time.

Social media management AND content creation.

* 3 branded designs

* 3 posts per week

* Sharing to 10 community groups

FREE: Cover design and profile design

£150 per month

Or you can contact us for a tailored quote.


Stay safe,

SD Media Team

Community News

There have been some amazing outcomes gained as a result of lockdown. So many members of our community have volunteered to help vulnerable people. Many have raised money for charity at a time when it has been needed the most

Enfield Council 

They have collated most of their information here www.enfield.gov.uk/covid19

From this link the community will be able to find lots of information including business support, help for residents, changes to council services etc.  This section will grow and get updated as and when we receive the information.

Barnet Council

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They have a page on their website dedicated to help during the Corona Crisis

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Help for the Vulnerable

The following organisations are providing help for Vulnerable and those in need People. We really appreciate your hard work.

The North Enfield Food Bank

Age UK

They are helping with delvering prescriptions to the elderly

Enfield Dispatch

Our great local newspaper Enfield Dispatch is packed with useful news and information