6 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Costs by Using LPG
Infographics
Here are 6 ways to Reduce Your Energy Costs by Using LPG Energy bills seem to be at an all time high. I feel like am am constantly paying for mine. But check out this infographic below from the leading lpg suppliers UK as they show you some tips to help you reduce your costs.         This is …
8 Perfect Maxi Dresses to Take you Through to Autumn
autumn
  With August almost coming to an end and Autumn just a round the corner. It’s time to start sorting your wardrobe out and putting your summer clothes away and finding out all your warmer items. But even though the night’s are already getting darker earlier, the evening are still warm. And one item of summer clothing that you don’t …
Review Round Up – August
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  Welcome to another of my review round up posts.  This August edition has quite a few things that I tried out. I still have some things that I need to review, but just haven’t had much time with the kids being at home for the school holidays. So they will have to wait until next month, i’m afraid. anyway, …
Cadbury’s Button Owl Cake Recipe
sweet treats & desserts
I was recently asked if I would like to try to make a Cadbury’s button owl cake with my kids. I thought it would be fun and I love cake, so I agreed. I was sent out all the ingredients I need to make the cake along with an apron with ‘Serenity You’ on it. The picture of the cake …
Story Stars Toby Tales Toy Review + giveaway
Giveaways
Story Stars are the newest way to read bedtime stories to your children. There are 5 different Story Stars and we received Toby Tales to review. Story Stars work by downloading an app on your smart phone and choosing from a list of stories and songs which ones you would like. Then via bluetooth you transfer the stories to your …
What I got up to at the #EastMidsMeetUp at Leicester
Blogging tips
Yesterday I attended the #EastMidsMeetUp in Leicester. This was the second blog event I have ever been to in my 5 years of blogging. The first one was last year at the Crabtree & Evelyn event. I was really nervous about going, as at the last event I took my sister along, but this time I would be going on …
Buddy Ball Toy Review – Max + giveaway
toy - reviews
Meet Max our new Buddy Ball. Max is super soft and cuddly and he can even turn himself inside out to become a ball.     There are 4 different Buddy Balls to collect. We got the signature Buddy Ball Max to review. The others are Lily, Sam and Eva. And each one as a different coloured ball.     …
Tattoo Time Activity books
play ideas
My kids love temporary tattoos, so they there were really excited when these 2 Tattoo Time activity books came through our letterbox. Each book as 64 temporary tattoos and activities book attached in a  fold-able wallet style book. The books have different themes, Caitlin (6) had the Animal one and Aaron (5) had the Monster one.     The tattoos …
The Best Flooring for DIYers?
decor
The Best Flooring for DIYers?     It is always a fantastic feeling when you have the time and money available to rejuvenate the interior design of your home. One of the easiest and most effective ways to improve the appearance of your home is to install Engineered Wood flooring. However, I am far from a wood flooring expert and …
Paper Aliens and Paper Robots Review + Giveaway
book - reviews
These are two books with a difference. Paper Aliens and Paper Robots books have 20 different models in each to press out, glue together and play with. There are also 36 press out playing cards in each book that can be played with, like top trumps. The books are published by Ivy Press and are priced at £8.99 each. The …
Top Tips for Weaning Your Baby with SMA Pro Follow-on Milk
baby
Top Tips for Weaning Your Baby with SMA® PRO Follow-on Milk *This is a sponsored post with SMA® Nutrition     Babies go through loads of different milestones during their first few years. Weaning your baby can be quite stressful for some but it doesn’t have to be that way. Take a look at my top tips for weaning your baby …
Unboxing and Reviewing July 2016 Degustabox
Food
July went so fast. I still cant believe we are in August already. A few weeks ago I received my July’s Degustabox. I thought there were quite a lot of drinks in this one, but I didn’t mind, as it was so hot out the week I got this box. But would have been nice to have one alcoholic one …
The Rise of Staycations
Infographics
The rise of staycations in the UK is growing with more people preferring to stay at home then travel abroad. We stay in the UK when we have a family holiday. For the last few years we have been taking the kids to Butlins, Skegness. And they love it. But I do miss the sun shine and would love a …
Girls Shoes My Daughter Would Love
Round Ups
My little girl Caitlin (6) has an amazing personality. She is both very girly but also a tomboy too. She loves to climb trees, get dirty making mud pies and play rough and tumble with her brothers. But she also likes to pretend she is a princess, plays with her ponies and dolls and loves all things pink. She loves …
My Perfect Beach Wear Outfit
Shopping
Finally!! The sun is out and shining! I thought summer was never going to arrive this year. But this whole week as been really hot. It reach a whopping 32 degrees on Tuesday. I just hope it stays warm for a while as we are planning on having a BBQ next weekend with the family. Summer is my favourite time …
Review Round Up – July
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  Last month I only had 2 things to review, so I didn’t bother putting up a review round up post. I have just added them to this post. This month I have been reviewing mainly some food and drink items. I love my food so love it when I receive free food to try out! Some of the items …
Happy Tokens – A Reward System that Actually Works!
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My sister had been looking for a new reward system for her two eldest boys. As the current sticker charts they were using just wasn’t working out for them. She had seen on facebook a great reward system called Happy Tokens. When she told me about these, I had a look myself and thought they looked really great. So I …
Planete Chocolat Review
food - reviews
I had never heard of Planete Chocolat before until I was asked if I would like to review them. I love my chocolate, so there was no way I was going to turn them down. Planete Chocolat are based in Brussels, Belgium and only sell the finest Belgian chocolate made from 100% pure cocoa butter, without conservatives or GM foods. The …
June’s BBQ Degustabox Review
food - reviews
I love receiving my degustabox and this month was the BBQ box! So if you you are planning on having a BBQ as soon as the rain stops, then there are some great products in this months box to try out.     You can see me unboxing the June’s BBQ Degustabox and finding out what’s inside in the video …
Win a Copy of Norm of the North on DVD
Giveaways
WIN A COPY OF NORM OF THE NORTH ON DVD!   To celebrate the release of the family film of the year NORM OF THE NORTH, we are giving you the chance to win a copy of the DVD NORM OF THE NORTH follows the story of Norm, a special polar bear with the rare gift of being able to …
My 5th Blogiversary Giveaway
Everything Else
Last Tuesday on the 5th July was my 5th blogiversary, I was going to post this post then, but as usual, life got in the way. But better later than never hey? I still can’t believe that I have been blogging for 5 years. When I first started out there wasn’t many UK blogs around but now there are loads! …
Our June Books
book - reviews
Our June Books Both me and the kids love to read, especially my little girl, so I have decided to start a monthly post showing you what we have read. All of the books in this months post are ones that I have been sent out to review. But normally a lot are our own or from the local library. …
The New Num Noms are here!
toy - reviews
I few months ago I was introduced to the brand new toy set to be the newest collectable trend – Num Noms! Back in April I received a deluxe pack of ice cream Num Noms and 2 mystery packs for my daughter to review. She LOVED them and has been asking for more ever since. And she was so happy when …
Attainable Healthy Cooking for the Beginner Cook
Food
Attainable Healthy Cooking for the Beginner Cook     Let’s face it: not everyone likes to cook. While some see cooking as a creative process and gain a sense of fulfillment after whipping up a dish, others see the cooking as cruel and unusual punishment. For people with a fear of cooking, making a meal from scratch makes them worried …