Month: April 2014

A Trip to Hay on Wye

For my very first ‘Papery Peep’ link up, as part of my #BringBackPaper campaign, I’m sharing a fabulous day out that I had earlier this month… I’ve meaning to visit Hay on Wye for years. A place full of bookshops is kind of like my mother-ship! So, this year, I …

Papery Peep Linky and Got 2 Jot Give-Away

Thank you so much for continuing to support my #BringBackPaper campaign. It is for anyone and everyone who loves paper, and you can read more here. You absolutely don’t have to be a blogger to join in, though if you are, you’re more than welcome to blog about any involvement …

Haba Wooden Block Puzzle: Giraffe Gisi – Review

A new toy arrived a couple of weeks ago from The Toadstool for us to #Toadtest. I was delighted to discover that it was one for Little Man (currently at 19 months old), though of course, Boo has been playing with it, too. It has been a huge hit, so …

The Theme Game – Home

Welcome to The Theme Game! Redpeffer and I will choose a weekly theme and invite you to link up any posts that fit with it, old or new. It’s a chance to give some older posts a new airing, or to write to your heart’s content on the new theme …

Little Lou and the Woolly Mammoth by Paula Bowles – Review

We were recently sent a new picture book, and Boo had me reading this one to her straight-away! Little Lou and the Woolly Mammoth by Paula Bowles  When Little Lou finds a wriggly, squiggly piece of wool amongst a pile of toys, she curiously gives it a tug. But – …

Tuff Spot Recycling Play

We recently bought a tuff spot. I’d seen lots of play posts using them, though I wasn’t entirely convinced of their use, to be honest. But, after seeing a few ideas that appealed to me, and attending a play session at Boo’s preschool where she played at a tuff spot …

The Blog Lowdown – Let Kids Be Kids

Today on The Blog Lowdown, I’m delighted to be hosting Karen, from Lets Kids Be Kids…. Please Introduce yourself: Hi, I’m Karen and I blog at Let kids be kids and Twinlifeonline. I am a stay at home mum to three children, a 6 year old boy and 4 year …

123Print Business Cards – Review and Give-Away

I’m off to my first ever blog conference today, in fact I’ll be there right as this post is published! I’m excited, and not entirely sure what to expect at this stage, though I will certainly report back to you. I’ve been planning the sessions that I’d like to go …

Our Visit to Hatton Country World

We were invited to Hatton Country World last week, and as it was a place that we’d been meaning to visit for some time, we were delighted to go along and find out what was there and explore. There are two main areas, Hatton Adventure World and Hatton Shopping Village. …

Word of the Week – 25/4/14

Hope everyone’s had a good week, and a lovely Easter? Time is flying and it’ll soon be May – how did that happen? Glad I’ve been stopping and reflecting on each and every week so far, and thank you for continuing to link up. I love reading everyone’s chosen words, …

Banana Skins for Feeding Roses

I love my roses. I have a fair few David Austin roses dotted about my garden now, and I’ve popped one out the front now, too, to climb up around the front door. I cannot get enough of them, and there is such a huge variety available, which makes me suspect that …

Alpha and Omega 3: The Great Wolf Games – Review

We were recently sent a copy of Alpha and Omega 3: The Great Wolf Games on DVD. Alpha and Omega 3: The Great Wolf Games Join the pack in this wild, warmhearted and totally pawsome adventure starring everyone’s favorite alphas and omegas. It’s time for “The Great Wolf Games,” when …

10 Natural Garden Remedies

Regular readers will know that I’ve been getting into my gardening over the past few months, having hitherto abhorred it! Well, in recent weeks I can be find pottering about out there most days, and am becoming a little, dare I say it, passionate about it all. I find myself …

Bring Back Paper! Aby’s Paper Love

Thank you so much for continuing to support my #BringBackPaper campaign. It is for anyone and everyone who loves paper, and you can read more here. You absolutely don’t have to be a blogger to join in, though if you are, you’re more than welcome to blog about any involvement …

Skribbies – Review

Last week the children and I were invited to a Skribbies pop-up shop, at the Bull Ring, in Birmingham. So I packed an excited Boo into the car, along with her somewhat nonplussed brother, and off we went. This is what we found.. Skribbies are shoes that children can customise. The …

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