How to introduce colour into early years teaching

The importance of colour in early years. Babies begin to learn from the second that they are born. But stimulating a child’s mind and helping them develop their awareness are crucial to ensuring that they absorb as much as possible in the early years. Where does colour come into learning and development? Infinite Playgrounds, designers and creators of playground canopies,…

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Review and Giveaway: Miss Mary’s Daughter by Diney Costeloe

Today it’s my stop on the blog tour for Miss Mary’s Daughter by Diney Costeloe. This one in particular interested me due to it being partly set in Cornwall. I love historical fiction and Diney’s new novel doesn’t disappoint.  

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Slappie Watch Review

I remember when I was young having those slap bands you used to slap around your wrist. Well now you can get the Slappie watches, for kids and adults. Slappie is a UK company that won investment on Dragon’s Den in 2016. In fact I actually remember seeing the Slappie on there. Dragon’s Den is one of our favourite programmes.…

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Spades, Space and Spices: Your Picture Perfect Family Garden

Your garden is a sweet and safe sanctuary which is enjoyed all year round by your family. The one place the children feel free and easy is outside on the grass; fiddling with the grubby soil, getting their knees muddy and kicking a ball into the dainty flower beds, that’s what playing in the garden is all about. With the…

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Boho Betty Bracelet Review

I’m a huge fan of bracelets. Now I don’t have the smallest of wrists so I’m always eager to find gorgeous bracelets that fit without looking too small. If they are quite fine bracelets I layer or stack them on the wrist to avoid looking too chunky! When Boho Betty got in touch asking if I would like to review…

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Living Arrows 7/53 (2018)

You can catch up on last week’s post here : Living Arrows 6/53. The idea behind Living Arrows is to celebrate childhood. It’s name is taken from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” This past week has been very special. Someone turned 2 years old! I know…

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Book Review: 2051 by L. Stanley

This past week I have been reading a new dystopian novel by L. Stanley, 2051: The Emancipated Synthetic. I haven’t read a dystopian book for while. The last ones being the The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, but those books are more young adult designed. I did watch The Handmaid’s Tale last year on TV and really enjoyed it, that’s…

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Photo Related Gift Ideas

If you are wondering what to buy a family member or friend for their birthday or other special celebration a photo-related gift could be the perfect answer. As you will see, there is a lot you can do with the photos you take or images you buy and download from the web. Order a nice canvas print It is really…

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Book Review and Giveaway: Behind Her Back by Jane Lythell

Today I’m on the blog tour for Behind her back by Jane Lythell. It’s the second book of the StoryWorld series, but I still found it easy enough to read without reading the first.

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Sexual Health and Romance on Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of year again – Valentine’s Day where romancing your loved one is the supposed thing to do. If you are looking for a last minute Valentine’s Day gift I have the Ultimate Gift Guide right here. You do however need to keep in mind your sexual health and know how to protect yourself. March is the month…

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#LuckyLinky Week 45

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 45. As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I have been blogging! So I want to see all your lovely competitions all in one place. It will make it much easier for all of us who love to enter competitions and…

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Do Home Improvements add Value to your Home, and to what Cost?

With Spring around the corner, it’s that time of year when you start thinking about home improvements. I have already been chatting to my husband about improvements we could make this year. I have always wondered, do they home improvements add value to your home? If so how much would they add? When we moved house last Summer, I spent…

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Blog Tour: The 13th Reality Journal of Curious Letters by James Dashner

Today it’s my stop on the blog tour for The 13th Reality Journal of Curious Letters by James Dashner. This book is unlike any others I’ve read recently. The intrigue, mystery and suspense – it’s hard to believe it’s tween/child’s reading book! Before I get onto the review I must tell you a little about The 13th Reality Journal of…

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