Month: August 2014

My Little Tikes Bargains

My Little Man is obsessed with those Little Tikes Cosy Coupe cars, as I suspect many small ones are. Whenever he sees one at a soft play or out on a trip, he makes a a beeline straight for it! But I could never quite bring myself to buy one, …

Word of the Week – 29/8/14

Thank you so much for continuing to share and to link up, I do appreciate and enjoy reading every single WotW post. If you’re new here, Word of the Week is a nice and simple weekly linky, with everyone welcome to pop by and share. You reflect back on the …

£150 Wayfair Gift Card Give-Away

Well, have I got a treat for you! Yes, the lovely people over at Wayfair are offering my readers a chance to win a giftcard to spend at Wayfair.co.uk. Wayfair is an an online homeware retailer with over 350,000 products currently in stock. They offer products from top manufacturers around …

Our First Build-A-Bear Workshop Experience

Yesterday saw us having our very first Build-A-Bear Workshop experience. We’d popped in to the shop a few weeks ago, as at the moment they have the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles available, right at the front of the shop, so Boo spotted them, and as regular readers will know, Boo adores those turtles! …

Papery Peep August

It’s Papery Peep time! Yes, it’s that time in the month when I share a whole pile of papery pretties, and invite others to do the same. It’s all part of my Bring Back Paper series, where I call for more books and reading to be going on, more snail …

The Blog Lowdown – Family Fever

Today on The Blog Lowdown, I’m really pleased to be bringing you the lovely Kate from Family Fever… Please Introduce yourself: Hi, I am Kate and I blog over at Family Fever. I am a mum to Gemma (8), Jacob (6) and Max (1) and we live in Devon. When …

#StayPlayExplore Family Fun

We’ve been enjoying our #StayPlayExplore Family Fun pass here, which has given us 3 brilliant days out, and an overnight stay at the lovely Hinckley Island Hotel. Have you heard of these passes? I hadn’t, and so now I’m really shouting about them as I think they’re such great value. …

9 Bargain Activities For Kids (and they’re easy)

My children have plenty of toys. They’re very fortunate to have a family that treats them and this blog brings with it great opportunities to test out and review toys and products regularly. We’ve lots that they love, but do you know the things that I can guarantee will hold …

Our Day at Twinlakes Theme Park

Last weekend we used up our final #StayPlayExplore family pass for Twinlakes Theme Park (we also visited Twycross Zoo and Conkers). We’d never been before, and actually hadn’t even heard of it before we got our pass, so we were keen to find out what was there. First up, we …

Word of the Week – 22/8/14

Thank you so much for continuing to share and to link up, I do appreciate and enjoy reading every single WotW post. If you’re new here, Word of the Week is a nice and simple weekly linky, with everyone welcome to pop by and share. You reflect back on the …

My Garden in August

It’s about time I share what’s happening out in my garden this month. With the weather turning cooler, we haven’t been out there as much, and I am missing it. I’m not as on top of it as I was, so I’ve also quite a lot more weeding to do, …

The Colour Thief by Gabriel Alborozo

We were recently sent a new picture book to review… The Colour Thief by Gabriel Alborozo  Zot lives in a world without colour – no green grass, no blue sky, no yellow sun and no red flowers. From his lonely mountaintop, he gazes at Earth, sparkling with brilliant colour, and …

Keeping a Book Journal

I’ve been a reader my whole life. I remember having my nose buried in a book for much of my childhood and reading remains my retreat and my ‘me-time’ now, as a busy parent. My friends and family know I’m a bookworm, so I’m often treated to vouchers for Amazon …

The Blog Lowdown – MisplacedBrit

Today on The Blog Lowdown, I’m delighted to be bringing you Steph from MisplacedBrit… Please Introduce yourself: Hi, I’m Steph! Expat Brit in Sweden. Mama to Miss 6, Miss 3 and Mr 1. Currently on maternity leave (in Sweden, a generous 1.5 years at least) …Dreading the inevitable return to …

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