Give-Aways


Foxy Pants Review & Competition

We have a new game here and we’ve been having fun playing it. We’ve been reviewing Foxy Pants from Drumond Park, and I also have a game up for grabs, so do read on… Put the chickens in the Fox’s pocket… … push his head down. Watch the fox closely and get ready… When his trousers dramatically drop, you must race to pick up as many chickens as possible. Fill your chicken coop to win the game! For 2-4 players, aged 4 years old and up. Foxy Pants Game The game took only a few minutes to prepare, as a Read more >


Win Afternoon Tea For Two!

I have such a lovely competition today for you. A real treat. Read on for the chance to win Afternoon Tea for Two with Red Letter Days. Red Letter Days are the go-to gift experience company, offering a huge range of amazing and memorable experiences from animal encounters to monster truck driving to skydiving to spa breaks to weekends away, the list goes on and on. There are so many gifts to choose from at locations all around the UK and for a wide range of budgets, so there’s sure to be something to tempt you there. And today, they Read more >


Introducing the TABi – And You Can Win One!

Today I am introducing the TABi, a new stationery product. The TABi is unlike anything I have seen before, so I wanted to share it with you, stationery-loving people! It is a paper organiser using index tabs to allow you to locate your notes and ideas. Rather than having to flick back through pages and pages in order to locate specific notes or thoughts, TABi lets you write an index tab for EVERY page so you can instantly find your notes, making it easier to stay task focused and in control. Opening up the soft-touch black cover reveals plenty of Read more >


Lollipop Box Club Review & Competition

Today I am excited to be sharing with you this month’s Lollipop Box Club kit and a competition for one of you lucky folks to win a box. I think the first thing to say about the Lollipop Box Club is that it isn’t simply a stationery subscription box, it is a fair bit more than that, it really is a club. Along with the kit, there is a blog, a YouTube channel and a Facebook community group. Each month there is a theme to the kit and with each theme there’s a meaning behind the kit to help inspire Read more >


GardenSite Garden Bench Review & Competition

It’s been a little while since I talked about the garden. This is no doubt because IT HAS BEEN THE LONGEST WINTER EVER!!! But, I am hopeful that spring is now emerging as we have had a handful of warmer sunnier days, which has meant that we have managed to spruce up a little area of the garden with its newest addition, a lovely garden bench thanks to the folks over at GardenSite. GardenSite has over 12,000 home and garden products available to buy online, from greenhouses to ponds, and from swing sets to planters, they have a huge range Read more >


Win Molang Toys – They’re So Cute!

We have received the most adorable bundle here, just perfect for the kids for Easter. Take a little look at these Molang toys, they’re so cute and I just know that my two will love them as Easter treats…. Molang is aired on Boomerang and Cartoonito and each episode follows Molang the rabbit and best friend Piu Piu the chick, as they celebrate the importance of happiness, friendship, solidarity and mutual respect. The TOMY range includes a large Super Soft Molang, Molang basic plush assortment featuring cuddly rabbits Molang, Brown and White Molang, Fluffy Molang and chick Piu Piu and Read more >


Halowave Air Cooker Deluxe Review & Giveaway

I had heard about air cookers. Oh, I’d heard wonderful things. So when JML got in touch with me asking whether I’d like to try out their Halowave Air Cooker Deluxe, I jumped at the chance. I really wanted to try one out, so read on to find out how I am getting on with it. And even better, I have one up for grabs too… Halowave Air Cooker Deluxe Rotisserie Spindle for juicy joints, self-basted kebabs and evenly-roasted veg Air-fry with little or no oil for healthy, but crispy results Instant cooking without pre-heating Roast, grill, bake, fry, even slow-cook Read more >


Win uni-ball Stationery!

I just had to share a little stationery joy today! uni-ball have a great new competition running, and I also have prizes up for grabs here, so read on to find out more…. Get your hands on one of 250 packs of uni-ball pens for absolutely FREE in uni-ball’s Snow Globe competition. Head over to the uni-ball Facebook page and play their Snow Globe competition to get involved and be in with a chance of winning! You can enter each day in December to be one of the lucky instant winners, plus each time you shake, the snowball will give Read more >


Mrs Wordsmith Review & Giveaway

When Mrs Wordsmith got in touch with me, I did not hesitate to agree to find out more about them and give it a go. It’s no secret that I am very passionate about literacy here and am always encouraging the kids with their reading, writing and storytelling, so this seemed to be absolutely perfect for us. And as I like to think of you, there is also the chance for one of you to win a Mrs Wordsmith subscription, so do read on… Mrs Wordsmith was created by a UK mum who wanted to help her children fall in Read more >


Easy & Fruity Breakfast Recipes

Things have changed around here at breakfast, thanks to being involved in Princes’ Mums on the Run campaign. Princes are encouraging us to stock up with their canned fruit range, helping us to serve up healthy and easy breakfasts for our families. I have to say, when I first got involved in this, I had one of those, ‘why didn’t I think of this before?’ moments! I do like to ensure that the kids and I have plenty of fruit in our diets, but I hadn’t thought about using canned fruit to do it, or to add it to our Read more >


Catch Phrase Review & Giveaway

We have a new game here and we’ve been having fun reviewing it for you. We’ve been playing Catch Phrase from Drumond Park, and I also have a game up for grabs, so do read on… Welcome to the hilarious Catch Phrase board game. With its updated game-play and loads of brand new brain teasers you can enjoy the excitement of the TV game show hosted by Stephen Mulhern. Each player hosts a round of; Individual, Rapid-Fire and Super Catch Phrase puzzles. There are Bonus Catchphrases to solve and Mr. Chips to hold up the Catch Phrase cards. To add Read more >


Win a Wannabees Pack!

Today I’m excited to be introducing you to the Wannabees range, and I’m offering one lucky reader the chance to win a Wannabee pack, so do read on to find out more! What’s the Wannabees range all about? The Wannabees range is all about inspiring ‘playing for real’ in children. The award-winning range is ideal for 5-11 year olds and provides everything children need to ‘pretend’ to be the profession of their choice. They contain lots of exciting forms to fill in, stickers, and certificates that children will need to feel like they are truly ‘playing for real’. The imaginative role play Read more >


Win a Groove Pal Jr!

Today I’m delighted to be offering one of my readers the chance to win one of these adorable portable speakers, so come and meet the Groove Pal Jr! CRISP, CLEAR SOUND Meet the Groove Pal Jr. It’s a cute, user-friendly speaker that loves to share its sound with everybody! In exchange for a little power, it’ll give you hours of crisp, clear audio with nearly any popular media device! Featuring a powerful 40mm driver and a passive subwoofer, the Groove Pal Jr can deliver premium audio that will make your kids dance! Simply grab the retractable 3.5mm cord, plug it Read more >


The Little Book of LYKKE

The Little Book of Lykke Review & Giveaway

Earlier this year I discovered the joy of reading Meik Wiking’s Little Book of Hygge, I talked about it in 5 Books Guaranteed to Inspire You and Can Embracing Hygge Make You Happier? It was an absolute pleasure to read, whilst making me think and make a few changes in my life. It’s a book I recommend to everyone, so when the folks over at Penguin Random House got in touch about Meik’s second book, The Little Book of Lykke out on the 7th September, I jumped at the chance to read it. About The Little Book of Lykke Lykke Read more >


The Benefits of Journaling as a Mother

I am delighted to be welcoming Zoe onto the blog today, as she shares her journaling journey with us and there’s a papery prize up for grabs, read on….. Hello! I’m Zoe of Zoeprose and The Mama Book – thankyou for having me Jocelyn – Bring Back Paper has inspired me a lot through the years. I have three little ones and even though I naturally love to write, for years I pushed journaling aside as something that was unproductive. There were always more important or more interesting things to do, but I’ve realised that the opposite is often true Read more >

The Benefits of Journaling as a Mother

AniMalcolm & a Big Book Giveaway!

Today we’re delighted to be taking part in HarperCollins’ Summer Reads Book Tour. We have been reading AniMalcolm by David Baddiel, so will share more about that with you, along with running a fabulous competition for one of you to win a big bundle of middle grade books, plenty to keep you reading throughout the summer! AniMalcolm by David Baddiel Malcolm doesn’t like animals. Which is a problem because his family love them. Their house is full of pets. What the house is NOT full of is stuff Malcolm likes. Such as the laptop he wanted for his birthday. The Read more >