Month: July 2019

Experiencing the Toboggan Day Ticket at SnowDome #gifted

We were invited by Snowdome to experience the family day ticket free of charge Today has been a fun day! We have been experiencing the toboggan day ticket at Snowdome, Tamworth. We were invited to try one of their family day tickets out, and there are two options you can …

Herbie and Higgins

Herbie has a new favourite in his life. Herbie has a playmate. Herbie has a ‘cousin’. Yes, Herbie now has Higgins and he absolutely adores her. Higgins is a miniature schnauzer puppy. She is owned by family, she’s my sister-in-law, brother-in-law and nephews’ dog. She’s just a few weeks younger …

As Year 4 and Year 1 Come to an End…

How are we here already? My babies are growing up. Boo is at the end of year 4. I wrote recently that we’re starting to think about secondary schools now, I can’t really believe we’re at this stage. From her first day in Reception, even her first day in nursery, …

Win a Fabulous Bundle of Summer Reads For Your Kids!

As the summer stretches before us, what could be better than lazing away a few days with new books? It’s certainly how I used to spend my summers as a child, still do in fact! Which is why today I wanted to share with you these five books, from the …

Siblings July 2019

At last the summer is upon us. We can see the long school break on the horizon now, just a few more days to go, we can do this! The kids are looking forward to finishing school this week, they are looking forward to slowing the pace for a few …

Yes, My Puppy’s In A Bag

I saw a video on Facebook a few days ago of a puppy happily being carried around in a bag. Yes, that’s it. It should have just been a sweet little video that makes people smile and then move on. But it’s never quite that simple on Facebook is it? …

Making That Dream Wish List Affordable

This is a collaborative post What would be on your dream wish list? What are those luxuries that you have always had your eye on but not quite splashed out on yet? We all have these dream wish lists, don’t we? It’s fun to think about all of those treats …

My Summer TBR Pile

It was my birthday last month, and regular readers will know that that meant new books! I always treat myself to additions to my To Be Read pile when I get a little birthday money, and yes they are additions as I already have a fairly substantial pile! I thought …

Playing Outside vs Screens and Tech

This is a collaborative post Ah, the fun battle that is playing outside vs screens and tech. I wonder whether there are many parents that don’t encounter this one? We certainly do. When the sun is shining. Boo is outside. She will rush home from school, throw open the back …

Children’s Happy Mail Sign Up

This is a first for #BringBackPaper, so I do hope that I can make it work for you. I want to run a children’s happy mail sign up as I receive so many requests from parents to find their kids’ pen pals. The reason that I don’t run pen pal …

My Blog is 6 Years Old This Week!

My blog is 6 years old this week! Where did that time go? It has absolutely flown by. I started when Boo was 3 years old and Little Man just 10 months old. They have grown up here and I love that I have so much of their childhood captured …

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