Planning a Nursery for a New Arrival

I remember planning a nursery for baby girl, in our old house. Now baby number 2 is on the way and we are in a new house I’m going to start all over again. It’s a little too soon to find out what we are having, but it would be easier if it’s a girl due to all the girly…

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James and the Birthday Balloon Review & Giveaway

Last year we were very lucky to have been chosen to review James and the Amazing Gift by Nicola J. Rowley, and this year she is back with yet another fantastic children’s book. James and the Birthday Balloon. The great thing about Nicola’s books are that they are very meaningful and tell us all a lesson in some way. You…

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#LuckyLinky Week 32

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky week 32. 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 I want to see all your lovely competitions all in one place. It will make…

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The Sunday Pregnancy Diaries #1

I have something to share with you all. I’m pregnant with baby b number 2! This time we got pregnant so quickly, in fact within a month of trying. Why couldn’t it have been this easy first time around? It took us 3 years to get baby girl. We are so excited and I still cannot quite believe it, but…

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Book Review: Stories for Homes Vol 2.

This week I have been reading a really interesting book, called Stories for Homes Volume 2. A collection of poems and stories all relating to “home”. What’s good about this book is that all proceeds go to charity. My first thoughts were that everyone calls home a different place don’t they? Or is a home anywhere family is? So I’m…

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Preparing Your Oil Tank for the Winter

It’s unmistakeable – the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness is upon us. It’s always a pleasant time of year, with cooler daytimes and red leaves, but we all know that winter is not far behind and if you live in one of the 1.6 million UK households that use home heating oil, you’ll also know that it’s time to…

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5 Ways To Make Your Home Cosy This Winter

As Autumn leaves us, Winter is coming (sorry I had to put that I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan!) and it’s time to get your home cosy for Winter. Winter is such a fabulous time of the year. You have crisp cold mornings and dark cosy evenings. Perfect for snuggling up by the fire with a good book and…

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Blog Tour – Trust Me by Zosia Wand

Hello and welcome back to my stop on the blog tour for Trust Me by Zosia Wand. I have been catching up with my reading lately after being ill (that will be for another time!), and I’m glad that by reading Trust Me has picked up my spirits and gave me that love of reading back. Before we come to…

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Blog Tour – The Stories She Tells by LK Chapman

Here is an extract from The Stories She Tells by LK Chapman. A psychological page turner with a shocking family secret. It will keep you guessing until the very end with lots of twists and turns. One ‘Not again,’ Sadie said, ‘please, not again.’ Michael looked down at the pregnancy test in her hand, and saw that it was negative. He…

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Monster Island DVD Giveaway

Happy Monday! I hope you have had a lovely weekend. I’m kickstarting this week with another giveaway. Thanks to everyone who has been entering my other competitions recently. (Here is the list in case you missed them) Geomag Magicube Review and Giveaway Win the Peeping Tom Halloween Prop Win Ice cube trays and a Whistling Kettle Win My First Scalextric –…

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#LuckyLinky Week 31

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky week 31. 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 I want to see all your lovely competitions all in one place. It will make…

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My First Scalextric Review

We were chuffed to bits to be asked to try out the new My First Scalextric. For years and years I’ve always been a fan of Scalextric sets. They are great fun for all the family. Baby girl is at that inquisitive stage and loves to explore. When she first saw the box she wanted to get in it! Then…

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Geomag Magicube Review and Giveaway

Baby girl and I love to build things with her toys. We build towers, play with her stacking cups and even love to pile up her teddies! So when we were asked to review Geomag’s Magicubes it was an offer we couldn’t refuse. I’ve always had more of a scientific than an arty brain. In fact my whole family is…

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