Internet safety and our children

Although my children are only 6 & 3 years of age a lot of modern day life is spent online, we have cancelled our Sky TV package and now only watch YouTube and Netflix.  Emmy can navigate these herself and while she only watches shows she likes and is allowed it is only a matterRead more

The BFG Movie Review – A red carpet experience

  Hitting your cinemas from the 22nd of July will be the 2016 adaptation of The BFG movie and boy are you in for a epic treat!  Having grown up reading all of the Roald Dahl books and of course watching the original version of this movie I was overjoyed to have been invited along to theRead more

The BFG Dream Jar Trail

You will have to have been living under a rock to have missed all the excitement of the upcoming release of the new BFG movie which is set to hit UK cinemas on the 22nd July 2016.  I am VERY excited to have been invited to the UK premiere of this tomorrow and I can’tRead more

Adding special touches around the house with poster prints

My house is a very slow work in progress, much slower than I would like it to be however slowly I am completing the rooms which have been decorated and making plans for those which haven’t yet been touched. Since moving in around 12 years ago most rooms have had at least a lick ofRead more

Giveaway: Win a HUGGIES® Bundle

Well what a week of celebrations we’ve had. A whole weeks worth. Now I leave you with our final one….I’m sure you’ve had enough now and I’m finding them exhausting.  Don’t forget to look back on the past week and make sure you’ve not missed any.  As you know I am working alongside Huggies againRead more

Last minute dress shopping on a budget – looking for discount codes

Those of you who follow this blog regularly will know that the week before last our car died, and the repairs needed to get it back onto the road again just aren’t economical.  It needs a new gearbox to start with and then also has a few problems which need sorting with the engine.  ItRead more

Giveaway: Win a Baby Annabel Baby Brother Doll

If you look around our house the one toy we have the most of and the most accessories to go with are Dolls, even at 6 years old these are still Emmy’s favourite toys and I can’t blame her I was exactly the same as a child.  I had lots of Dolls too growing upRead more

Giveaway: Win a Smiggle Bundle

We are huge stationery fans here, I have SO many notebooks with half written to-do lists in – they are half written because Emmy tends to steal them for her drawings and of course I don’t have the heart to take them back again as she is amazing at drawing currently and loves to practiceRead more

Peppa Pig Home & Garden Playset review

Both of my children have been fans of Peppa Pig from a young age, it is a programme which seems to capture young imaginations and they are entranced from the off.  Of course Emmy has outgrown this now but Harry hasn’t yet and whenever Harry is watching you’ll find Emmy snuggled up close to him watching tooRead more

Giveaway: Win a 3 month subscription to Readly

You will have seen my review recently of Readly, the online magazine subscription which allows you to read all of your favourite titles on your tablet or smart phone from wherever you are. This is the perfect way to introduce yourself to new content you may not have purchased in the shops or to keepRead more