Visionary Soap review and competition

I recently won a competition on Twitter to win a lip balm from the Visionary Soap Company. I liked it so much that I contacted the company and they kindly agreed to send me 2 soaps from their range to try out, along with a lovely competition prize to give away! What is different aboutRead more

Help Disney Junior support Great Ormond Street Hospital

  Help be one in a million by sharing your first Disney memory on Disney Junior’s Facebook page here. Once 1 Million Disney memories have been shared Disney Junior will donate £1 million to Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital. So please help by speading the word for this fantastic cause by sharing your first Disney memory and thenRead more

Teething Bling Winner

Sorry for the  delay everyone, Emmy still in holiday mode and would not go to sleep. I’ve put all your names into a list randomizer and the winner is: @me_plus1 Congratulations.  Can you email me Clarenich@googlemail.com with your address and pendant choice and I will arrange for that to be sent out to you. (IfRead more

1st weekend away with Emmy – Mr & Mrs Hardy’s wedding

What a fantastic weekend we have had.  Emmy’s Godmother (Paul’s cousin) Joanna was getting married so we booked to stay in the hotel where the reception would be in Canvey Island for 2 nights. We arrived on Friday along with lots of other family members to make a weekend of it, after sending Barney offRead more

Summer Reading Challenge

Today I signed Emmy up to the Summer reading challenge at our local library.  I have always done this with the children I have looked after so was keen to start with Emmy. What is it?  It’s an event run by libraries throughout the UK, a fun way of keeping children reading throughout the holidaysRead more

Emmy has green fingers – Just like Grandad

If you have ever been round to my house you will know that gardening has never been my strong point.  Infact when we first moved in we had gardeners – they were never very good to be honest and often it was hard to tell exactly what they had done, but it meant that IRead more

Why i’m so excited!!

Yesterday evening I receieved an email from a lovely lady called Paula from Tutu Sweet UK, they were running a competition to win a pair of tickets to the most sought after children’s event happening over the summer holidays – Lollibop, I had won!! I’m not too embarrased to tell you that I actually gotRead more

Woodland walks and outdoor fun

Just because it is the School holidays doesn’t mean you need to spend money.  Infact as Mummy to a toddler School holidays mean nothing to us yet, except our clubs finish and the swimming pools and indoor play centres are crowded. So for the last 2 days while the weather has been nice we haveRead more

Fly Thomas Cook Kids Club – Red Tag Art competition

It’s now the summer holidays and travel will begin for many, however even if you aren’t going abroad you should still visit Fly Thomas Cook Kids Club website. As a Nanny for over 11 years I have often travelled with the families helping to keep the children amused on long car journeys, planes, trains, boatRead more

Pizza for tea

I find if I let Emmy help me make dinner, she eats more as she feels involved – although as she is only 17 months old I make easy and quick things with her. Yesterday was homemade pizza. Ingredients: Pizza base or packet mix (we used packet mix) Tomatoe puree or chopped tomatoes (we cheatedRead more