Month: June 2016

We’re DryNites Ambassadors

I’m very happy to share that this year I’ll be working with DryNites®, bringing you advice and sharing our own experiences. DryNites® pyjama pants offer discreet, age-appropriate protection for your child to help them feel as grown-up at night as they do during the day. DryNites® pyjama pants are super …

Papery Peep June 2016

Hello and welcome to this month’s Papery Peep. This month is a birthday special, as I have received and bought a fair bit of stationery and books this month that I thought I’d share with you today. First up, I received a fabulous personalised National Book Token and I love …

Tree2MyDoor Review & Competition

When Tree2MyDoor got in touch with me, I got a bit excited. As regular readers will know, I really enjoy gardening, and as soon as I looked at their website, I was impressed with the huge range of trees and shrubs that they have on offer. Tree2mydoor are an award …

10 Brilliant Board Games for Kids

We love our board games here. I enjoyed them as a child and that has stayed with me to this day. It’s a rare few months that go by here without a new board game arriving. Now for the purposes of this post, I’m calling them board games, though strictly …

Word of the Week 24/6/16

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 …

Win The Pointless Board Game!

I do love a board game! So today I have a copy of the Pointless game from University Games available to give away to one of my lucky readers…. Can you name a country beginning with the letter M that no one else would think of? How about Mali or Micronesia? …

Getting Started With A Bullet Journal

I have taken the plunge and have started a bullet journal. I know, I know, I am rather late to this party, but better late than never, right? A bullet journal is a type of free-flow organiser that you can create and design yourself, to help you keep on top …

When Do They Stop Running?

When do they stop running? I was musing on this the other day. At what point in my kids’ childhood will they stop running? My daughter, at 6, runs everywhere. Why walk back in from the garden when you can run? Why walk upstairs to get dressed when you can …

5 Tips for Encouraging Wildlife into your Garden

I went along to the inspiring Gardeners’ World Live exhibition a few days ago, and as well as adoring it and coming away with a fair few new plants, I also came away with ideas. I found that the show clarified for me what I wanted from my garden, which …

Win a Star Wars Mini-Build Book!

As we are a household that loves Star Wars, it only seems right that we give the gift of Star Wars on Father’s Day, right? We have received a Star Wars: Battle Stations: Activity Book and Model to show you and share with you today, and we’ll then be presenting …

Word of the Week 17/6/16

Hello and welcome to Word of the Week! Thank you so much for all of your birthday wishes and lovely messages. All much appreciated, and yes, we both had a great time away, thank you. If you’re new here, Word of the Week is a nice and simple weekly linky, …

Fluffy Eggs Recipe

This post contains affiliate links Have you heard of Fluffy Eggs? If you haven’t, you are in for a treat today as I share my fluffy eggs recipe! This is a super-simple fluffy eggs recipe that the Husband and I discovered recently and we are now a little bit addicted …

Different Ways to Add More Living Space to Your Home

The main reason why most people end up moving home is because they need more space. If you buy a home as a couple, there is a good chance that sooner or later children will come along and your one-bed flat will start to feel a bit cramped. The obvious solution …

Why A Gratitude Journal Is The Happiest Notebook You Will Ever Own

Today I’ve invited the lovely Gabrielle over to share with us about Gratitude Journals, as she’s something of an expert on the subject, so I’ll hand over to her to explain more…. You may have heard the term gratitude practice or seen gratitude journals for sale and wondered what gratitude …

Siblings June 2016

As I pause this month and take a look at my children’s relationship with one another, one thing strikes me immediately. My children are best friends. Little Man is old enough to play with Boo pretty much as an equal now. There are very few things that he can’t do. …

EndWarts Pen Review

A few weeks ago I received an EndWarts pen to try out on my son’s persistent wart/verruca on his heel. I have to say that I am under no obligation to review it, but I have been that impressed by it that I wanted to share its effectiveness in the hope …

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