Cards from Choosey Review & Giveaway

I am not usually one for sending Christmas cards – I start with good intentions by buying them then they sit on my kitchen worktop unwritten until the very last minute and then of course it is too late to post them. Every year I try to organise myself but with just SO much toRead more

Disney on Ice presents Frozen Review

On Wednesday the children finished School for Christmas, It also happened to be my Birthday which gave the perfect cover for a big surprise for the kids. They thought we were heading out for dinner as a Birthday treat taking Emmy’s best friend with us. We were actually heading to The O2 for the openingRead more

Stepping up a healthy regime for Barney with PEDIGREE®

Regular readers will know that Barney has been part of our family for 13 years now, he came to live with us by chance when he was 6 months old (roughly).  He was left tied up to a bus stop the week before Christmas and picked up by the council dog warden.  The rest isRead more

Grabbing the last minute gifts for kids from Wicked Uncle

gifts for kids from Wicked Uncle

Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? I have finished 95% of mine now which are wrapped and under the tree, there are a few gift vouchers still to purchase however those can be grabbed in Tesco so I’m not panicking just yet. Of course in typical kid fashion this did happened last week: After writing theirRead more

Bayard Magazine Review & Giveaway

It is no secret that my children love magazines, I’ve written about it on many occasions however I have stopped buying them weekly (this used to be the children’s Friday after school treat) because whenever they choose they opt for the toy they want most and not the magazine they would read. In fact weeksRead more

Super Hero biscuits from Biscuiteers

With Christmas pretty much upon us, you may still be wondering what to get for that one tricky person in the family, a brother, friend or even uncle – there is always someone who has you tearing your hair our wondering what on earth they would like. Here is a solution for you . SuperRead more

A Wicked Day out at the Theatre

This weekend Emmy and I left the boys at home and headed off to the West End with my Sister and Niece, our destination was to the Apollo Victoria Theatre to see Wicked. This was a musical I first saw when it hit the stage 10 years ago, a leaving present from my old family I NanniedRead more

Brio Firefighter Set Review

Harry absolutely loves Firemen, I’m not sure if it’s the love of the Fire Engines themselves or the hoses or of course the idea of putting out the fires which he loves the most but he adores everything about them. He can often be found running around the house trying to put out fires (pretendRead more

Joint presents, collections, charity donations – can help

There have been times when I have been collecting for friends presents, leaving presents, baby gifts etc. and I’ve taken charge of collection the money from others to buy this gift.  This can always be tricky as no-one really wants to be sending their bank details out over texts or emails, I’ve not seen thoseRead more