What is Bonfire Night & Why Celebrate 5th November?

I can’t believe it’s coming around to bonfire night again. It just seems 5 minutes ago that I was 7 months pregnant this time last year when it was bonfire night. I first learned about bonfire night and the history around it when I was in primary school many moons ago. Guy Fawkes tried blowing up the houses of parliament…

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Ultimate Spider-Man Game Review

I come from a family who are huge game lovers. With two sisters and a brother there was never any shortage of someone to play with. So when Megableu asked us to review a couple of their games, with which we could pick from a great selection I may add, I was very happy to oblige. The first game we…

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The Enchanted Ball Game Review

Our second game from Megableu to review is The Enchanted Ball. The girly side in me decided to choose this game for us to have a look at. The idea of dancing with your prince is just like something from a fairytale. Oh if you want to see our other game review from Megableu it’s just here: Ultimate Spider-Man. The…

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New Mum Stories: Max and Kai The Blog

Hello and welcome back to New Mum Stories. This week we have Kris from Max and Kai The Blog sharing with us her experience at Max’s first photo shoot… Over to you Kris… I had always wanted to have a newborn photo shoot when we finally had a baby.i had seen so many gorgeous pics of squidgy newborns in flowerpots,I was…

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JORD Wood Watch Review & Giveaway

I was jumping up and down flapping my arms when I was asked if I wanted to review a JORD watch! These watches are something else! JORD specialise in sophisticated wooden watches. Beautiful timepieces made from various types of wood. So with the graining you can use each piece is truly unique. They have a fabulous men’s and women’s section.…

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Potty Training Chart Review & Giveaway

Now I know baby girl is only 8 months old so way too early for potty training. Although Holly Willoughby did potty train her one year old son so she claimed earlier this year. As a new mum I honestly don’t have the foggiest idea when to start potty training. But I’m sure my mother’s instinct will kick in and…

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Book Review & Giveaway: Mystery at the Ice Hotel

When I was about 10 years old I used to be into all the Nancy Drew mystery books and basically any adventure books I could get my hands on. I used to love going with my mum browsing around charity shops at all the books. We used to get some great books. Then Dad used to take us after school…

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What I’ve been Reading this Last Week

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve had a few spare ‘rare’ moments where I’ve picked up a book and a novella for reading. When I was asked if I wanted to review Let Them Eat Dirt by B Brett Finlay and Marie-Claire Arrieta, it was not a book I could turn down. I have always been interested in Science…

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New Mum Stories: The Spanish Mom

Hello and welcome back to another Saturday installment of New Mum Stories. This week I’m featuring Estefania from The Spanish Mom. Estefania writes a letter back to her previous self before becoming a mother which I’m sure we can all relate to! Over to you Estefania.. Lately I’ve been thinking about how my life was before having a baby… It…

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4 Home Tasks That Can be Made Fun for the Kids

It’s a good idea to get your children involved in managing the home while they’re still young. But this isn’t about making them do the housework as some kind of punishment. It can be made fun and interesting for them if you take the right kind of approach. In fact, there are some tasks around the home that always offer…

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Jungle Jam Review & Giveaway

Now baby girl is 8 months old she is really getting into her books. We love to have a few minutes reading and looking through books. As you know I’m a huge book lover and I want her to have a similar love of books. We were sent a lovely bright and colourful book called Jungle Jam to review. I’m…

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Totally Trees: the Essentials of Tree Care

Not everyone plans on growing trees in their garden. You might plant them yourself. But often you end up buying or renting a property that comes complete with trees. You might not be keen on caring for them, but perhaps you enjoy the way they look. Many trees don’t need much maintenance. But there are certain issues to which you…

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10 Months Have Passed – My Return To Work

It’s here. I never expected my maternity leave to go so fast. Roll back 10 months I’m getting up at 4:45, that’s not true. My husband is pulling me up out of bed at 8 months pregnant to go to work on my last day. That day has come. Normality as we know it is disappearing. The next time I…

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