How to Keep your Car Maintained in Winter
DIY
  Keeping your car in tip-top condition is really important, but is especially important to make sure your car is well maintained in winter. I have only just passed my driving test last weekend and got my very first car. It’s an oldish car, a year 2000 Seat Leon. It has had only one previous owner who was an old …
Foodies Gift Guide 2017
christmas
Do you have a foodie lover in your household? If so, here I have put together a few great gift ideas for them. I love my food and my biggest weakness is chocolate. You can be me any kind of chocolate there is and I’ll be very happy. This guide includes some wines, chocolate, cupcakes, crackers, cherries and a mixer. …
Lonely Planet Kids Books
book - reviews
I am a big fan of Lonely Planet Kids books. They have a wide range and are so interesting and amazing. We have recently received two books from them to review. We got Dinosaur Atlas by Anne Rooney and James Gilleard and How Animals Build by Moira Butterfield and Tim Hutchinson. Both are filled with loads of fantastic facts and …
Disney’s Guess The Film Game Review + Giveaway
Giveaways
We love games in this house, as you may know from all my other game reviews posts and we are always happy to try out new games. I have been sent a new game from Disneys to try out with the kids. It’s called Guess The Film, and you have to try to guess the Disney film by opening little …
Family Meal Time with Pizza Express
food - reviews
When it comes to meal times, I like to sit around the dinning table as a family. As the saying goes, ‘A family that eats together, stays together’. The only time we don’t eat together is on a Friday and Saturday evening when my husband is at work.  I love to try out new things but it can be difficult …
Carcassonne Game Review #BoardGameClub
misc - reviews
This Carcassonne game was our third game from the blogger board game club. The other two we received to review are the Timeline game and Cortex. This one I thought looked really complicated to play as the instruction sheet was more like a booklet. My kids have been wanting me to play this for a while but we only just …
For Him Christmas Gift Guide 2017
christmas
Every year I find it harder and harder to find gifts for my dad. He is just the hardest person to buy for. When I ask him what he would like he just says’ don’t get me anything’, which is really helpful. My husband is the opposite, he will have a massive list of things that he wants, mainly dvd’s …
November’s Review Round Up
misc - reviews
I haven’t reviewed that many items in the last few months, in fact, I have only reviewed 5 products and 4 of them are sweets. So this post is a short and sweet post (no pun intended).     Jet2 Wellness Box Jet2.com and Jet2 holidays have put together some wellbeing boxes for all those that are missing the warm …
Playmobil Advent Calendar Jewel Thief 2017
christmas
I love all the different kinds of advent calendars you can get nowadays but I think the best ones for kids are definitely the Playmobil advent calendars. Each year they bring a few different new ones out, so there is always something different to choice from. And they don’t just do Christmas themed ones. This year they have got ones …
For Her Christmas Gift Guide 2017
christmas
I think that I am the easiest person to buy for out of everyone in our family. My mum and sisters are quite easy to buy for too, but I like anything! There hasn’t been a Christmas gift that I have received that I didn’t like. There are some really lovely items to buy for her this Christmas, I have …
Christmas Toy Gift Guide 2017
christmas
Well it’s that time of year again. Yes, Christmas is just a few weeks away and my kids have already wrote down their wish lists. I think this year there is more toys than there ever has been to choose from, which is making it a bit tricky for most parent to narrow it down a bit. So, I have …
Keeping My Mind Active with Wentworth Puzzles
mental health
I love going jigsaw puzzles. I always have since I was a child. I can remember my friends thinking I was a bit boring as I’d rather sit and either read or book or do a jigsaw than play on computer games. I thinking doing jigsaw puzzle can help you keep your brain working and help with logical problems. I …
LOL Surprise Lil Sisters Doll
toy - reviews
A few months back my little girl got to review and unwrap a LOL Surprise. She has now also had the chance to do the same with one of the Lil Sisters – LOL dolls. The little sister dolls are slightly smaller balls with 5 layers to unwrap instead of the 7 Layers which the mail dolls have. you can …
It’s Halloween Time!!
gift guide
It’s Halloween time again and I have got a last-minute wish list/gift guide for you. I have found some really great games that are perfect to play this Halloween, and they are not too scary so suitable for the whole family to join in with the fun.     Scary Bingo Scary Bingo is a great fun game of bingo …
Scary Bingo – Great Halloween Fun
family activities
I love Halloween and playing scary games and eating spooky food. Halloween seems to be getting bigger and better every year, and I am loving it. My kids really enjoy it too and we like to make a day of it and play games and really get into the spirit of it before we go out Trick or Treating. Laurence …
Nutrition and Exercise Tips for New Mums
baby
Here are some great post-pregnancy nutrition and exercise tips for new mothers.     Exercise How much exercise you need to do depends on your medical history, level of fitness, obstetrical cause, and how you are recovering. Some women may find themselves able to handle exercise within a matter of days, while others could have to wait weeks. · Go …
Easy To Make Unicorn Cupcakes
party food
I have seen loads of unicorn cupcakes all over pinterest and they all look so amazing. I have always fancied trying to make my own but I’m not a very good baker. The kids love baking and wish I would do it more often with them, so last Sunday we spent the day making loads of different cupcakes and I …
Effective Home Cleaning – Working with Maid Services
cleaning
Effective Home Cleaning- Working with Maid Services A clean and organized home creates a strong foundation for other areas of your life. People spend a significant amount of time in their homes and the cleanliness of where they live can have a tremendous impact on their overall wellbeing.     Reasons for Professional Cleaning If you are wondering about why …
My First Blog On Conference at Manchester #BlogOnXmas
Events
Last weekend I went to my very first Blog On conference, in fact it was my very first blog conference I have attended ever. I really didn’t know what to expect and got really nervous as the day grew closer. My husband went to Manchester with me and I managed to blag myself a hotel stay in return for a …
The Best Homemade Pina Colada Recipe
drinks
It may be the beginning of Autumn but I am already missing the sun. I loved lounging around in the garden catching the rays with a good book to read and a nice yummy drink. I made my own Pina Colada for the first time and it was delicious. I was sat there sipping it with my eyes closed imagining …
September’s Review Round Up
misc - reviews
It’s been two month’s since my last review round up post. In August I was just so busy with things, and I actually was hoping to have a bit of time off, just to relax with the kids and catch up on some reading, but it didn’t happen. So, anyway, here we are and let’s take a look at what …
Pass The Pigs – 2 Great fun Games
Giveaways
The original Pass the Pigs game was first played over 3,000 years ago using real live pigs! But the game has changed over the years and is now made of two cute little plastic pig figures that fit into a nice neat box. Winning Moves the owners of the Pass the Pigs game has also released a giant pass the …
Cortex Challenge Game Review #BoardGameClub
family activities
Cortex Challenge is the second game we have received as part of being a Board Game Club blogger. You can see our review of the first game we received here. Cortex Challenge is suitable for ages 8+ and for 2-6 players. The aim of the game is to be the first player to collect all their brain pieces, and you …
Meet Boris the Fingerling – The New Cute Monkey Toy
Giveaways
Fingerlings are little baby monkeys that you can look after and are set to be a trending Christmas toy this year. We received the blue one called Boris to play with. Aaron (6) just loves things like this and he has fallen in love with Boris. Aaron love to cuddle Boris and rock him to sleep. He keeps him hung …
Having Fun with Num Noms Series 4
toy - reviews
Num Noms are taking over my house!! My daughter received a few packs from the new series 4 a few weeks ago and also some series 2.1 light up Num Noms. She now has well over 100 and she still wants more. She is Num Noms mad. I am always finding them over the house when I tidy up, as …
Back To School Degustabox Review
food - reviews
Can you believe we are in September already. The kids have gone back to school and I am slowly getting back into my routine and getting organised. The August Degustabox was a Back to School theme, so without further ado let’s see what was in the box. You can watch the video of me here opening the box and seeing …