Is Corduroy Making a Comeback? #CorduroyComeback
Infographics
  When I think of corduroy, the first think that come to mind is a middle-aged man, who is quite posh but also nerdy. But corduroy is making a comeback and is now on the catwalk. So wearing corduroy in 2018 will mean you are very trendy. I have never worn cords myself but when my eldest son was a …
Codenames Game Review – #BoardGameClub
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I am loving being apart of the Blogger Board Game Club and receiving a new game every month. Just before Christmas we got this one to try out – Codenames. It was one of the top games of 2017 and I can see why after playing, it was so much fun. The game is for 2 or more players and …
Life Lately – January 2018
Everything Else
Life Lately Life has been very busy for me this year so far. Loads of things have happened over the last few months and I am starting to feel a little bit worn out. At the beginning of December I passed my driving test! Yeah! It was my third time, but like they say, It was 3rd time lucky. I …
December 2017 Degustabox Review
food - reviews
Just a few days before Christmas I receive the December Degustabox. This one had a few products I couldn’t wait to try out. As it got delivered just before Christmas, you can imagine how busy I was getting everything ready for the big day and finishing off wrapping the last of the presents, that I didn’t have time to actually …
LOL Surprise Pet Review
toy - reviews
A few days before Christmas my daughter, Caitlin, received a lovely surprise. The surprise was a LOL Surprise Pet to unbox. She loves watching all the toy unboxing videos on YouTube and loves to make them herself. She already has a LOL Surprise and a LOL Surprise Lil Sister but this one is her first pet. Watch the video below. …
How to Find a Last Minute Babysitter
parenting
Me and my husband don’t really go out that often. He works Friday and Saturday nights so we have never really gone out to pubs or clubs at the weekend. We do always go out for a meal together every year on our anniversary and my mum will babysit my 3 kids. For new Years Eve we stay at home …
Why I Can’t Live Without The Internet
Blogging tips
I remember when my mum and dad first got the internet. I was about 13 or 14 and it used to take ages to connect, making that horrible dial-up noise. And the worst thing was you couldn’t use the house phone at the same time! I was always moaning at my sister to get of the internet so I could …
Our Traditional Christmas Eve Box
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I love Christmas time, just spending time with my family is so perfect. We also have a few Christmas traditions that we do every year and sometimes we are still adding new ones to the list. We also have an advent calendar each. The kids have just got cheap chocolate ones this year, but we got to review a Playmobil …
Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas
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If you are still looking for some last minute Christmas gift ideas, then you have come to the right place. I like to get all my gifts throughout the year as it save me money. But if you are one of those people like my husband and leave everything to the last minute and will often be out in the …
November 2017 Degustabox Review
food - reviews
I’m getting this Degustabox post up a little late. I have just been so busy with Christmas coming up and it’s been really hard to fit everything in. But still, better late than never. This is the November’s Degustabox. This box was a real mixture, with a few things that I couldn’t even try because they weren’t suitable for vegetarians …
#GiveABook This Christmas with Scholastic
Books
Win Books with Scholastic! Last year Scholastic did their #GiveABook Christmas campaign and it was such a success that they are doing it again this year. Scholastic are delighted to be able to offer the chance for more schools and nurseries to win free books. This year, Scholastic’s Santa style sack is packed even fuller with enough books to donate to …
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 …