A long overdue family update

It’s been a little while since I wrote a family update, things have been rather busy here and it keeps getting bumped off my to-do-list annoyingly as family is the heart of this blog after all. It’s very hard to believe we are nearing the end of March, this year is just speeding by far too quicklyRead more

Mother’s Day Gift Guide – what Mum’s (me) really want

Each year Mother’s Day is almost a last minute affair, I’m not sure why – it’s not like we don’t all know it’s the last Sunday in March, but every year it’s left until a week before (or the day before) to grab a ‘perfect’ gift for your loved one – whether that is yourRead more

Win a LeapTV plus 2 games #review

Win a LeapTV

For Emmy’s 6th Birthday her Grandad asked what she would like from him as he always does and we picked out a LeapTV from Leap Frog, she hadn’t really been into computer based gaming and while still young it seemed perfect for her as instead of her sitting down playing games this console encourages childrenRead more

“It’s my thing” – trying something new with Robinsons Fruit Shoot

exploding volcano experiement,

Fruit Shoot is launching ‘It’s My Thing’, a campaign designed to celebrate and champion confidence and individualism in kids and encourage creativity and self-expression and for me, this can only be a good thing. Children often feel pressurised into doing things their peers like, things which their family thing they would like or would beRead more

My little pony colouring adventures – Eaglemoss collections

If you have a My Little Pony fan in your household then you will love the new magazine to hit stores from Eaglemoss collections. My Little Pony colouring adventures is a magazine with fun stories and magical pictures to colour, each issue comes with fun short stories about your favourite ponies, patterned pages to colourRead more

Things to do in Liverpool with kids

I am all for staycations while the kids are still young – this has a lot to do with not being brave enough to take them abroad just yet and a little to do with there being so many UK locations we haven’t visited yet. With so many new places we have to still visitRead more

Happy 10th Wedding Anniversary

The title of this post obviously gives away the special occasion which Paul and I are celebrating today, however today not only marks our 10th Wedding Anniversary but also marks 16 years since we first got together at a friend’s birthday party – his 21st birthday.  Paul and I were also 21. Gosh it reallyRead more

Giveaway: Charlie Bean’s – clothing with a difference

I’ve a bit of a love/hate relationship with slogans on clothing, I’m not usually one to gravitate towards these when shopping. I think personally I own one jumper with writing on it and the kids only have a couple. I think it’s mainly because they are generic and mass-produced and I clearly remember the nonRead more

Gender in Marketing: International Women’s Day

Women aren’t always equal when it comes to the work place and men tended to dominate the high paying and more professional roles, however as the years tick on by this over-all gap has shifted and thankfully the old fashioned mind-set of a women’s place being in the home has changed.  Women have fought hardRead more