9 Reasons to Use Natural Deodorant
skin & body care
9 Reasons to Use Natural Deodorant     We’re creatures of habit and if you’re like most people, chances are you buy the same deodorant each time you head to the store. But, how much do you know about the deodorant or antiperspirant that you use? Do you know about each ingredient that’s used? The problem with many store bought …
Pregnancy Must Haves
parenting
Pregnancy must haves Pregnancy is an exciting time and it’s easy to get carried away with purchasing unnecessary items to get you through what can sometimes be a difficult time. I have shortened the list and come up with pregnancy must have essentials that will not only make your wallet happy, but will help to make your pregnancy as comfortable …
March’s Degustabox Review
food - reviews
March’s Degustabox was quite a good box. I am actually a bit late getting this post up, as April’s Degustabox is due soon. I did also video me opening this box but for some strange reason I just can’t seem to find the clip. I am now thinking that I filmed myself but forget to press the record button. Trust …
Trying Out Adagio Teas + a giveaway
food - reviews
I am a big tea drinker. My favourite tea is your everyday builders breakfast tea, with milk and two sugars. I must have a few cups a day or I just don’t feel right. I do like to try out other teas too, the only exception is green teas. I grew up in a family of tea lovers and my …
Exploding Kittens Game Review #BoardGameClub
family activities
The latest game received as part of being a Board Game Club blogger was a quirky card game called Exploding Kittens. When I first received the game, I thought the name of it was very strange, and I first thought it was an adult game. But the game is actually for ages 7+ and it’s nothing at all like it …
Delicious Shaken Udder Milkshakes Review & Giveaway
food - reviews
First off, I would like to say that I can’t believe that I am only just sharing this post with you. As these Shaken Udder milkshakes were received last half term. We drank most of them when we had a family movie night back at the end of February. But these have definitely been worth the wait as you will …
March’s Review Round Up post
misc - reviews
It’s been a few months since I last did one of these review round up posts. I have only reviewed a few items since Christmas, then just over the last 2 weeks I have had loads of things come trough my letterbox to try out.  so lets take a look, shall we.   Teletubbies Easter Egg This milk chocolate Easter …
Staccups Game Review + Giveaway
Giveaways
Staccups from University Games is another great game we have just added to our collection. This is a fast hand to eye co-ordination game. And you must be quick if you want to win. The aim of the game is to be the first one to get rid of all their cups by stacking them up. But the catch is …
What Should Be In Your Bathroom But Probably Isn’t
home & garden
What Should be in Your Bathroom but Probably Isn’t If you have functional features like a toilet, sink, shower or bath, then you’re half way to creating your dream bathroom. However, there are several things which can be added to take the functionality of this room to the next level. These can be small adjustments which make your bathroom warmer, …
Family Movie Night With Our First Ever Projector
film - reviews
If you are a regular reader of my blog then you will know that we love having family movie nights. A few weeks ago I was sent out an Epson Projector so we could experience our movie nights like we was in the cinema. We couldn’t wait to give it a try. It looked pretty complicated when I first read …
Buying Clothes That Actually Fit from Simply Be
Shopping
Clothes That Don’t Fit Last year I wrote a post about me and my husband wearing smaller clothes to help us lose weight and not bother buying new clothes in bigger sizes. Now, doing this actually worked for my husband. He lost more weight and both the t-shirts he got fit him perfectly. But it didn’t work for me. My …
Fab Lab Sets Review + Giveaway
Giveaways
The other week we were sent out three great sets from Fab Lab. The sets we got were nail Art, Glitter Tattoos and Hairlights. I let my daughter Caitlin(8), choose two sets to try out. The other one I am using for a giveaway. She chose the Nail Art and Hairlights sets, so the Glitter Tattoos are up for grabs …
Fun with Playmobil Easter Eggs
easter
  As you may know, we are big fans of Playmobil in our house. And we have quite a few sets now. In fact both Caitlin and Aaron have a big massive tub each just for their Playmobil toys. With Easter just a few week away, we were sent out two of their Easter Eggs. There are currently 4 different …
February’s Degustabox Review
food - reviews
We received February’s Degustabox just in time for the half term holidays. We had a family movie night and watch a few films, including the new Paddington 2, and ate loads of goodies. And this month’s Degustabox was perfect for our movie night as it contained a lot of snack items. See my video of me open the box and …
Win a Family Ticket to Countryside Lincs 2018
Giveaways
Countryside Lincs returns to the Lincolnshire Showground on Sunday 8 April for it’s 4th year. It’s a fun day for all the family all about food, farming and the countryside. You can met up with farmers and crafters and of course, lot’s of animals. They have a great tractor rides that will take you around the show grounds, fun meeting …
Our Review of Fuzzikins Dozy Dogs Set + Giveaway
Giveaways
One of the activities we did through the half term was this Fuzzikins Dozy Dogs Set. The set contains 3 plain white dogs in three different sizes, along with the felt tip pens to colour them in any how you like. They also each a a felt bed to make up and decorate with matching sleep mask. You can also …
Win Paddington 2 on DVD
film - reviews
Two weeks ago it was half term for the kids and mid-way through we had a family movie night. One of the movie we watched was the brand new film Paddington 2! It only comes our today on digital download and is’t released on DVD and Blue-ray until next week, so we were really lucky so watch this before it …
Life Lately {February 2018}
Everything Else
February hasn’t been a very good month for me. I have been suffering with depression and SAD. I have been finding it quite hard to motivate myself to do anything. It doesn’t help that money has been virtually none existent this month, with my car tax and insurance both due. We all should have gone to Young Vanish to do …
Win World Book Day Books with Scholastic
Books
I am big book lover and I am always encouraging my children to read. We love world book day and the kids always dress up at school for it. But this year was a snow day, so no school. But the school are re-arranging it for next week, so the kids are all happy.Scholastic have chosen over 400 books this …
What I Have Been Reading Lately : February
book - reviews
The month has just flown by and it’s already the end of February already. So that also means it’s time for me to share with you what I have been reading lately. Three of these books I read at the end of December/January, but didn’t include them in lasts months book review post, as I shared quite a few in …
Why ‘Me-Time’ is Both a Blessing and a Curse
health & Fitness
  Why ‘Me-Time’ is Both a Blessing and a Curse ‘Me-time’ : ‘Time spent relaxing on one’s own as opposed to working or doing things for others, seen as an opportunity to reduce stress or restore energy’. The Oxford Dictionary formally recognises ‘me time’, but do you? So many magazines and websites for women and especially mothers, feature articles that …
Ticket To Ride : Europe Game Review #BoardGameClub
toy - reviews
For our next game sent to us as part of being a Blogger Board Game Club member, we got to play with Ticket to Ride Europe. I expect that this is similar to the original Ticket to Ride except that this one is based on European cities. The aim of this game is to claim as many routes connecting two …
The New LOL Surprise Confetti Pop!
toy - reviews
  My daughter Caitlin is a big fan of the LOL Surprise toys, which is not surprising really at they was the number one best-selling toy of 2017. Today, (14th February) is the day the brand new LOL Surprise series 3 hits the shop. And this one has 9 layers, instead of the usual 7 layers to unwrap. The Confetti …
Num Noms Inspired Pancakes #NumNomsPancakeDay
toys & games
One of our favourite days of the year is Pancake Day and me and the kids always have pancakes for tea. The husband doesn’t, as he doesn’t like them, so he’ll just have a cheese toastie or something. This year we have been sent some Num Noms and been asked to take the Num Noms Pancake Challenge. Along with the …
January’s New You Degustabox Review
food - reviews
The January’s Degustabox was all based on a New Year, A New You. With a few healthier products to try out. I must admit, I am hoping to get more healthy and fitter this year, and I have set myself a goal of 100 of the gym. So, that means this year, out of 365 days, 100 of them I …