Win a Porridge lovers Pack from Stoats

The weather outside is frightful….quite literally it is freezing outside, actually its blooming cold inside too – I am sitting here wrapped in a blanket as I refuse to have the heating on all day long. This weather calls for warm fluffy slippers, fleeces, hot chocolate and porridge for breakfast.  As we walk to schoolRead more

Win family tickets to see Babe, The Sheep-Pig live on stage PLUS a meet & Greet

Win family tickets to see Babe, The Sheep-Pig

Adapted from Dick King-Smith’s much-loved children’s novel which inspired the Oscar-winning 1995 film,  is arriving on stage in 2017 in a major UK Tour. Featuring stunning puppetry, an original score and an utterly charming ‘baa-ber sheep’ quartet, it tells the story of the lovable Babe in a heart-warming tale of friendship, adventure and bravery. Having seenRead more

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

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

Giveaway: Enjoy Maths games and win a Fire Tablet

“This post is in collaboration with Poki” Psssttttt…..have you realised it is almost Christmas? I know you may not want to think about it but burying your head in the sand won’t help but I can help. I’ve teamed up with Poki who have kindly donated a Kindle Fire Tablet for me to giveaway toRead more

Giveaway: Win a Prize bundle from Bob Martin

Bob Martin Giveaway

Autumn/Winter is the time for pulling on your wellies and heading out into the countryside but did you know that it is also the height of tick season? Ticks can be a danger to both you and your pet so it’s important to be vigilant in preventing and treating. Ticks can carry Lyme disease which, ifRead more


Win family tickets to the very hungry caterpillar show

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by author / illustrator Eric Carle has delighted generations of readers since it was first published in 1969 selling more than 41 million copies worldwide. Eric’s well-known books captivated readers with his iconic colourful hand painted tissue paper collage illustrations and distinctively simple stories, introducing generations of children to a bigger,Read more

Giveaway: Win a Milton Starter Sterilising Kit worth £55

Milton competition

When Emmy was a newborn the one thing I did religiously was sterilising, her bottles were washed  out thoroughly in boiling water , her dummies were sterilised, the work surfaces and her high chair. I wasn’t one of those Mum’s who wouldn’t let her crawl on the floor or who sprayed all toys before theyRead more

Giveaway: Win a selection of Urtekram Coconut products worth £50

Win a Urtekram bundle

It is very rare I get actual ‘me time’ these days, since the children arrived pampering myself has had to take a back step and showering is down in less than 5 minutes with the door open and a child trying to chat to me, pass me things or scream at each other – it’sRead more

Win a prize bundle from aden + anais worth over £50

win prize from aden + anais

Now Emmy and Harry are back in school I have to say the house is very quiet and of course that means my baby days are well and truly over now – not that I am at all broody but I do miss some of the associated things to do with small babies. Of courseRead more