Thomas and Friends: My First Story Time Box Set Review

I was a huge Thomas the Tank Engine fan as a child, and I’m pleased to say my daughter is as well. Every morning I have to put Channel 5’s Milkshake programme on so she can catch up with Thomas and Friends.  So getting the chance to review the Thomas and Friends: My First Story Time Box Set from Books2Door…

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#LuckyLinky Week 85

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 85. This week will be our last #LuckyLinky of 2018! You can rejoin us on Monday 7th January 2019. I wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I…

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Video Calling Santa Claus with Portable North Pole (PNP)

Christmas is a magical time of year. Since becoming a parent it’s become somehow much more special. When it was just Mr B and myself we would eat and binge watch Lord of the Rings or something similar. Now, especially as baby girl is getting older (nearly 3) I’m just a big kid along with her wanting to experience everything…

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Shopping Online This Christmas With Boom25

Shopping online this Christmas is big business for retailers. With the change in technology, statistics suggest that around 42% of people do some shopping online. With many apps available on smartphones, a lot of these transactions are on mobiles. Large busy crowds and heavy shopping bags put people off going in to stores.  With the UK’s purse strings being tightened…

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A New Money Outlook For The New Year

Ok, so the new year is coming, and all you should be thinking about is what you’re going to do for Christmas, and how you’re going to see the new year in. You’re probably going through all of the things in your head that you need to pay for, and quickly trying to figure out a way how you’re going…

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Getting Prepared For 2019

Well we are nearly at the end of another year. 2018 you have been an up and down year for me. Losing my dad back in April then having my second daughter 3 days later was a complete emotional roller coaster. So I’m hoping by getting prepared and planning ahead 2019 will be less highs and lows and will be…

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Maternity Leave Second Time Around and How It’s Different

I’m back to work in just 3 weeks. Maternity leave second time around has gone extremely fast. But then I’ve had a toddler and a baby to care for. Plus I lost my dad right at the start. Do I feel ready to go back to work? I do and I don’t. I do to have some adult company and…

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#LuckyLinky Week 84

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky Week 84. 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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A Sister’s Struggle by Mary Gibson

Today I’m happy to present my review for the blog tour for A Sister’s Struggle by Mary Gibson. A rich family saga that is perfect for a Winter read. Read on for my review and the chance to win 1 of 2 ebook copies. Book Description – A Sister’s Struggle A young girl struggles to keep body and soul together…

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C500 Police Accredited KeySafe Review and Giveaway

I believe you can never be too careful or too cautious when it comes to home security. In fact as you are reading this I’m having a fence put up around our large front garden. My house is on a footpath, so last year I had garden gates erected to deter people from walking across my lawn with prams and…

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How To Make Your Dream Home A Reality

For years, you’ve been dreaming about what the perfect home would look like for you. Maybe it’s a property far removed from the presence of others – a rural paradise for you and your family to settle down. Perhaps it’s the polar opposite of that; maybe you prefer being amongst people, and you’ve always dreamed of occupying an apartment right…

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The Christmas Play Rehearsal by Sue Wickstead

I do love this festive time of year. I loved being in the nativity play at school. For a few years I was an angel. I can’t wait until it’s my girls time to be in the school plays. This weekend we started reading The Christmas Play Rehearsal by Sue Wickstead as one of our Christmas books.

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Do You Give Enough to Charity?

Ask yourself and answer honestly – do you feel as though you give enough to charity? Can you honestly say that you couldn’t give anything more to charity? However you answer that question, it is worth considering as we are always being asked to give more and more to charitable causes, all of which a worthwhile. According to a study…

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