Begging for ‘likes’ for personal gain?

I hadn’t really thought about this much until today when I entered a Twitter competition to Win an Ipad2, then suddenly I had to validate my entry by registering with the company – fine I don’t mind that at all, infact many of my competitions here on my blog work in a similar way whereRead more

Girls Weekend Winners

This is something I am myself looking forward to.  Girls weekend is my excuse to have a little pamper session and a relaxing day, while enjoying all the luxuries and eye candy too! Now there weren’t many entries to this competition as you had to be able to get to Colchester on 24th or 25thRead more

Best laid plans :(

Well as always the inevitable has happened, as always happens when you make plans and have children!  Emmy has been struck down with a bug, starting Tuesday night with sickness then seeming almost better yesterday – which was good as we were looking after a poorly Nanny who has just come out of hospital, however todayRead more

Zygi – DIY invitations and other funky stuff

The lovely people over at have asked me to try out some of their lovely do-it-yourself invitations, Thank you cards and personisised bunting. I have always made my own invitations but since having Emmy the time has disappeared and I just don’t get the chance for such things.  Zygi is a lovely alternative to time consumingRead more

Family Fun with Molkky

I am a member of Blog-Match a site which joins Brands and Bloggers together to find a perfect match for review items etc. On reciept of a recent weekly newsletter Blog-Match were looking for Bloggers who would like to try/Say and Play with some Tactic Games.  I applied and am eagerly awaiting reciept of these gamesRead more

Win Family Fun at Peppa Pig’s New Theatre Tour

                                          Peppa Pig fans will not want to miss this! Emmys Mummy and the producers of Peppa Pig’s brand new theatre tour, Peppa Pig’s Treasure Hunt, are delighted to offer 1 lucky winner a family ticket to see the show at the theatre of their choice. For a full tour list please go to A family ticketRead more