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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Review & Giveaway: The Poppy Pym Series by Laura Wood

I had never heard of the Poppy Pym series before I was contacted. A good blurb on the book sold me I’m afraid in the email. So here I am reviewing this great series for kids, and also on day 1 of the Poppy Pym Blog Tour! Oh and to host a little giveaway of the two books for you.…

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Little Passports – Early Explorers Review

I came across the Little Passports subscription service through Angela over at Days in Bed. Little Passports have an Early Explorers kit, which is the one I received to review and a World Edition. They cover the ages 3-5 and 6-10 years old. The idea behind Little Passports is to inspire your children to learn about the world around them. It’s an  educational subscription…

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KidloLand App Review and Giveaway

I was offered the chance to review the fantastic app from Kidloland which is aimed at ages 0-5 years old. I had never heard of KidloLand before so was very interested in what their app could offer a 5 month old.   My initial questions were:   Would it be too old for a 5 month old? Are there lots of activities…

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Bio Oil, Stretch Marks and a C-Section

When I was pregnant with baby girl I wish I had thought to use Bio-Oil for my stretch marks. I used a stretch mark cream which really wasn’t very good. Anyway I have been using Bio-Oil recently and it is a wonderful thing. Although I am very proud of my c-section scar I’m using the Bio-Oil to help reduce the…

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Book Review: A Personalised Bobadeg Book

When the people at Bobadeg offered me one of their gorgeous personalised children’s books to review I jumped at the chance! They are also going to let me give two books away to you, my readers. Image courtesy of  Bobadeg Now lets hear what Bobadeg is about: “Bobadeg is based in the UK and has developed a range of fun and educational,…

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Coconut Lane – Coconut Queen Ambassador

When the lovely people at Coconut Lane asked me to join their ambassador programme I nearly jumped out the bed! When I got the email through I was having cuddles with a sleepy baby girl so was lucky not to wake her up! Being an ambassador for Coconut Lane means I have become a Coconut Queen – how great is that? On…

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Books and Chocolates Giveaway

Here is my latest books and chocolates giveaway. I love to run little competitions to give something back to you, and books and chocolates are two of my favourite things. This month there are three books in the giveaway and a small box of milk tray chocolates. The first book in the giveaway is called 44 Scotland Street by Alexander…

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Teething Necklace Review and Giveaway

I was given this beautiful silicone handmade teething necklace to review by Bo&Bel. Bo&Bel was founded by a fashion loving mummy who wanted to design and make modern and distinctive teething necklaces that enables mums to wear safe, stylish and yet practical jewellery.  I was given the chance to pick any design and colour of teething necklaces on their website. There…

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Book Review & Giveaway- The Traitor’s Mark by D.K Wilson

I read The Traitor’s Mark by D.K. Wilson last year and recently came across another copy so I am offering it up in a little giveaway. It’s a great historical mystery novel set in Tudor England and based on a real unsolved Tudor Mystery. Book Description: The Real Crime: Hans Holbein, King Henry VIII’s portrait painter, died in the autumn…

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The Wishing Chair Collection by Enid Blyton

The Wishing Chair by Enid Blyton is my favourite childhood book of all time. I believe I was 8 or 9 when I got it for Christmas and I couldn’t put it down. There is something about Enid Blyton’s books that turn me back into a kid. The adventures she used to write about were were just amazing and took…

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