Seas of Snow by Kerensa Jennings – Book Review

I always make time for some reading in my hectic life, even if it’s just half and hour here and there. As we are about to pack up and move house this is one of my last book reviews for a while. I do have a couple more children’s book reviews in the pipe line coming up in the next…

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Anyone Can Go Down The Road To Reading

Many people will tell you that they haven’t picked up a book since school. Picture Credit The curriculum requires kids to read heavy classics, and usually Shakespeare, too. For obvious reasons, these aren’t to everyone’s tastes. These one-off experiences can be enough to put you off for life. But, you shouldn’t let them.  Coming to reading later in life can…

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The Great Farty Slob Beast Book Review

The lovely Boolino books have sent us this fantastic little book to review. The great Farty Slob Beast is great fun and a book I’m sure all children will love. Written by Charlie Farley (love the name!!) and illustrated by Joe Barleymow.

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Our Experience with Gousto

My husband and I are huge foodies. We love to try new recipes, so when we were asked if we wanted to try out a Gousto Box I got a tiny bit excited! I adore any subscription service. The thought of a surprise delivered to me is like Christmas all over again. I had heard of Gousto through various social…

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i-Spy Book Review and Giveaway

Now the weather is brightening up we love to spend much more time outside, especially down at the park and roaming around my dad’s fields. So the perfect accompaniment is of course the i-Spy books. As a child I loved mine and I want baby girl to enjoy them as much as i did. Last Summer we had a look…

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Sending Online Birthday Cards to Family

The next few months sparks off birthday cards season in our family. We have 3 in June, 3 in July and more in September. Unfortunately not all family members live close by. In fact my older sister lives over thousands of miles away in Canada so sometimes sending her a birthday card by post can take time and it’s also…

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Family Safety Rules: Teaching Tools to Raise Strong and Secure Kids

You’ve taught your child the basic safety rules. Don’t talk to strangers. Wear a helmet when riding your bike. Look both ways before you cross the road. But what about situations that aren’t so easy for a child to read? That’s when their judgment kicks in – so you had better be sure you are helping them to develop a…

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#LuckyLinky Week 8

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky week 8. 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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Why Are The Great Outdoors So Great?

If you’re stuck for something to do or worry your kids are spending too much time with their tech stuff, it’s time to embrace the great outdoors. From long rambling walks to short steep hikes, there is a whole range of ways to experience and enjoy the outdoors. Need more convincing? Here’s why the great outdoors are so great… Health…

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Book Review & Giveaway – The Dog Walker by Lesley Thomson

You know when you put down a book after you have finished it and just cannot get it out of your head? Well The Dog Walker by Lesley Thomson is that book. I’m pleased to be on the blog tour today for this chilling book. Plus you have the chance to win your very own copy further down the post.…

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Leave The Washing Where It Is And Do Something For You!

Sometimes it can feel like being a parent leaves you little time for anything else! And when you have a spare five minutes you just want to relax in the bath a nice cup of tea, but there are some people who feel the urge to do something creative! Now, for many, they just don’t feel that urge to do…

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The perfect tea party for an aspiring princess… with Hallmark Cards and Tesco

Isn’t it every young girl’s dream to aspire to be a princess? Well Hallmark cards and Tesco are helping that dream to come true. Just keep on reading to find out more. For my baby girl, we laid out a little tea party with all her toys with the fantastic party kit we received from Hallmark and Tescos. I’m sure…

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8 Signs Your Home Needs A Brand-New Radiator

A well-maintained radiator can last for as long as 15 years, but the older it gets, the harder it needs to work to heat your home. A boiler that needs to be replaced is unlikely to be as cost effective and energy efficient as it should be, and it can be a danger to you and your family. Image by…

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