Month: October 2014

Proud To Be Working With Kidstart

One of my favourite things about blogging is being able to reach out to brands that I want to work with and share here with you. I find that having been blogging for just over a year now, I’m confident to approach companies that I like and am keen to …

Word of the Week 31/10/14

Thank you so much for continuing to share and to link up – I love to find out about everyone’s weeks in this way, love it! 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 …

Top Tips For Cutting Costs With Minimal Effort

Wherever possible, I like to save money, of course I do, who doesn’t? So when VoucherCodes.co.uk got in touch with me and invited my to share my top 3 money-saving tips as part of their VC Life Hacks campaign, I was keen to get involved. It got me thinking about …

Papery Peep – October

October’s Papery Peep already?! Where is the time going? Before, I share some pretties, a quick reminder. Tonight is the #BringBackPaper Twitter party, starting at 8pm, so be there! We do also have the book swap running until the end of November, and the November Instagram challenge begins this weekend, #30DaysOfPaper. …

10 Top Social Media Tips From Bloggers

I’ve had great pleasure in hosting The Blog Lowdown here for many months, and now that the series has drawn to a close, I though it’d be good to take a look back at it and share some of the advice that a whole host of bloggers have been wonderful enough …

Miffy Books Review & Give-Away

Miffy is celebrating her 60th birthday next year and ahead of this milestone, the rhyming texts of Bruna’s classic stories are being refreshed for a modern British audience by the award winning poet Tony Mitton. We were offered some Miffy books to review and share with you, and it was …

A Spook-tacular Halloween

We’ve not really done Halloween here before. It’s not been something we’ve been particularly interested in, but as with many things when kids come along, we are making more of an effort with this time of year, and are definitely seeing the fun in it now! We decided to kick …

My Splashing Little Man

I’m enjoying my time with Little Man. We’re taking several classes and we’ve found a lovely playgroup we both like, too. I’m finding things all so different this time round, as my son is nothing like his sister. Boo was, and is, a ball of confident energy. She’s in constant …

Word of the Week – 24/10/14

Thank you so much for continuing to share and to link up – I love to find out about everyone’s weeks in this way, love it! 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 …

My Garden in October

I knew that this would happen now, but it still leaves me feeling a bit sad. I’ve lost my gardening addiction. I’m quite sure it’ll bloom again next spring, but I feel a little bereft without it. I spent last weekend doing a little tidy up, both front and back, but …

Stacks of Sensational Stationery at Minted

Are you looking for stacks of sensational stationery? Well, I feel I’ve found a huge pile of it over at Minted. I’ve been exploring over at Minted.Com. With their statement of “Our purpose in life is to uncover exceptional design from all over the world and bring this to savvy consumers …

The Blog Lowdown – Hide-N-(Sensory)-Seeking

Today on The Blog Lowdown, I’m pleased to be bringing you the lovely Judith, from Hide-N-(Sensory)-Seeking.… Please Introduce yourself: My name is Judith. I grew up in Alaska, USA, though we now reside in as far an opposite climate as one can imagine, in hot and humid Louisiana, USA. I play …

Double Flip Review #ToadTest

We’ve been carrying out a couple of #ToadTests here, in our role as toy testers for The Toadstool. Both are from the new Double Flip range, who have ‘all things reversible’ as their tagline. Double Flip Fun & Games Mat Kids will have hours of fun playing and drawing on …

If You’re Ever Made Redundant…

Hopefully you won’t be, of course. But the Husband was made redundant back at the end of February. He had just hours notice that he’d be receiving his last weekly pay cheque that day and that’s that. He’d been there for 18 years, since leaving college, so even though we’d …

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