Month: March 2016

Introducing Num Noms!

Today I’m excited to be sharing with you all about Num Noms, as they launch here in the UK, after causing a sensation over in the US. Num Noms are scented food related collectibles which appear in the form of mini lip glosses and motorised characters. Take a Num, the …

Papery Peep March 2016

It’s Papery Peep! Time for me to share with you my papery world this month, and I have to say, it’s been fairly busy on the paper front. Mother’s Day brought me hand made cards from my little ones, along with a Paperchase treat… And I also received a Waterstones gift …

8 Quirky Kitchen Treats You’ll Love

Last year we gave our kitchen a makeover by having it all repainted and buying some new accessories. It feels a lot lighter and brighter in there and we enjoy spending time together in the kitchen. Last month we bought some new dinnerware, so this month I’m thinking about kitchen accessories to …

Easter at Hatton Adventure World

Yesterday was a good day as yesterday saw us visiting Hatton Adventure World in glorious sunshine. It truly felt like spring, with the sun shining brightly. The kids were excited to be visiting and all they wanted to do was run and run, exploring everywhere, playing in every single play area in …

Word of the Week 25/3/16

Hello and welcome to Word of the Week! 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 past week and sum it up in one word. Then share your word with …

End of Term Euphoria

At last, end of term my dear friend, we meet again. This morning’s school run was full of that end of term euphoria, and you know it is mainly from the parents rather than the kids. Yes, the children are hurrying in as there was talk of a visit from …

Who Finds It First? Game Review & Giveaway

When The Present Finder got in touch offering us the chance to review their Who Finds It First? game I knew it was one for us. Developed in Denmark, this delightfully simple family board game is Exclusive to the Present Finder. It is very easy to learn – using four …

National Stationery Week is Coming!

This month’s Bring Back Paper activity is all about encouraging a little happy mail with Let’s Get Snail Mailing. I hope I’ve inspired some of you to put pen to paper and that my Writing Sets Guaranteed to Get you Snail Mailing and Snail Mail to Inspire have enticed you. …

Using BoardBooster for Pinterest

As a blogger, a parent, a reader, a baker, a home-owner and more besides, I love Pinterest. I wrote  ‘Why Every Mum Needs Pinterest in her Life‘  a while back and I shared my Blogger’s Guide to Pinterest, too. So having established that I am a fan and that I …

Gin In A Plastic Cup & A Sticky Floor

Gin in a plastic cup and a sticky floor. My Saturday night. My Saturday night was loud, hot, sticky, and fabulous. Drinks were served in plastic cups, to save me ripping up my feet over broken glass. I should really preface this little tale with the context that my usual Saturday …

Amazing! Magazine Review & Giveaway

This week, Boo has received a couple of copies of Amazing! magazine to review… It’s designed for boys and girls aged 7+ and it covers most subjects such as Maths, English, Science, History, Geography Arts, and lots more. We take things that children actually like reading about such as zombies, …

Word of the Week 18/3/16

Hello and welcome to Word of the Week! 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 past week and sum it up in one word. Then share your word with …

We’re Looking Forward to….

Spring is in the air, and we’ve a few fun outings lined up that the kids and I are really looking forward to… Hatton Adventure World Hatton Adventure World are running their Easter Eggstravaganza from Saturday 19th March to Sunday 10th April 2016. With a choc-o-bloc array of Spring Newborns …

Win Zootropolis Toys!

I’ve teamed up with TOMY toys to offer 1 lucky child the chance to win a Zootropolis toy bundle, designed to let kids recreate specific scenes and events from the film, truly bringing it to life. From the studio that brought the smash hits Frozen, and Big Hero 6, Zootropolis …

Snail Mail to Inspire

This month I’m encouraging people to send a little bit of snail mail out into the world to brighten someone’s day, and I explain more in my Let’s Get Snail Mailing post. Last week I enticed by sharing some gorgeous letter writing sets and note cards that I’ve spotted in …

Siblings March 2016

I know that I say this every month, but Little Man and Boo draw ever closer. They are the best of friends and it seems that they both totally understand how the big sister/little brother dynamic works. My girl does all that she can to protect and look out for …

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