The Dream Pony Review and Giveaway 

This week I have been reading The Dream Pony by Sharon Picciolo to baby girl. I used to love reading horse and pony stories when I was younger, one of my favourite magazines as a kid was all about ponies. It’s funny as I grew out of it after a few years and now I don’t have anything to do…

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One to Watch by Rachel Amphlett – Extract

I’m very pleased to help kick off the One To Watch blog tour today by the lovely Rachel Amphlett, not only does she have a great name (Rachel!) but she is the amazing author behind the Detective Kay Hunter series. Read on for a fantastic extract from the new Kay Hunter novel. Book Description Sophie Whittaker shared a terrifying secret.…

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Paint Colours And How They Affect Buyer Behaviour

These days, most customer’s buying decisions are based on colour, would you believe? Watch carefully and you will notice just how big a role colour plays in advertising, especially. That is because colour actually has a direct influence on our human psychology which is why it is able to effectively influence a consumer’s buying decision.

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#LuckyLinky Week 12

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky week 12. Thank you so much to those of you that linked up last week! As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I have been blogging! So we want to see all your lovely competitions all in one place. It will make…

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Looking Back Over Our Time Together – Everlasting Memories 

In July we have been married 4 years. Before that we were engaged for a few years but we wanted to buy our house before weddings and babies. Back in October 2008 I never thought I would ever meet my soul mate, but I did.

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Blooming Marvelous Gardening Advice for Beginners

Now that the warmer weather is finally here, you will probably be wanting to get outside in your garden as much as possible. And you may even decide that this is your year to take up gardening! If you have never really tried it before, it is a very rewarding activity that many people also find very therapeutic. If you…

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Top Tips on Planning a Surprise Birthday Party

The Summer sparks birthday season in our family, with no less than 5 birthdays coming up in the next couple of months. I have been trying to get ahead making plans for parties, presents and other arrangements, we have a 6th birthday and a 40th amongst them! What does a birthday party mean to you? For me a birthday party…

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Furniture for your Home Office

The other day I passed on my top tips for setting up and decorating a home office, but I didn’t go into much detail on furniture for your office space. I believe having good quality furniture for your office space will make it look professional especially if you have clients come to your home. For me being a blogger it’s…

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Your Employees Are Important – Make Sure They Know It

Your employees are what keep your business going. This is something you probably already know, of course. They’re the ever-spinning cogs in your business machine. And just as you have to keep cogs oiled and maintained, you need to make sure employee satisfaction is maintained in order to get the most out of the people who work for you. Flickr

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Blog Beautiful With These Brilliant Resources

All of us bloggers want a beautiful blog that carefully reflects our personality, one of the best ways to tailor the look and design of your website is to be an expert in code so that you can carefully tweak its appearance. However, there is one downside to this – we don’t all have the time to learn everything about…

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Music Makes Your Kids Smart … Really Smart

Back in the nineteenth century, musical ability was seen as a sign of great intellect. Like mathematics and studying the classics, music was seen as one of the four essential skills that marked a true thinker apart from the general population. Over time, that view has changed, but science has discovered that there was a lot of wisdom in the…

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Beautifully Different Review and Giveaway

I love to read books to baby girl, we have our reading time in the afternoons as I find before bedtime is a bit distracting for her. This week we have been reading Beautifully Different by Dana Salim. Beautifully Different is book 2 in Yousuf’s Everyday Adventures series. Book 1 is called Dreamland with Mommy and takes readers on a…

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Top Tips for Setting Up and Decorating a Home Office

I have never had a home office, when my husband worked at home a few years back, he had our spare bedroom set up as an office, but you know what men are like! He had a desk and a chair. Not very inspirational at all. So when we move into our new house next month, I plan to have…

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