Yummy Easter Treats 2017
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My second favourite holiday after Christmas has got to be Easter. My kids have eggs from me, their auntie, Nana and grandma, so they get at least 4 eggs each, while me on the other hand gets nothing. Each year I always say I will treat myself to a nice luxury egg, but it never happens. I normally just get …
Hotel Chocolat Mother’s Day Sleekster Box
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Now if you read my blog regular you will know that I love my chocolate and that my favourite brand is Hotel Chocolat. Well, I was so happy when the contacted me and asked if I would like to try out their Happy Mother’s Day Sleekster Box. I couldn’t wait to open the box and get trying them out. I …
Stay Safe This Winter
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Stay safe this winter.   Winter has arrived in full force; dark mornings, darker nights, falling temperatures and a heavy dose of rain. There’s nothing better than curling up on the sofa with a blanket and watching festive films with the family when the weather outside is miserable. Sometimes, for whatever reason, it’s required to leave the comfort of the …
Non Chocolate Easter Gifts
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I love chocolate!! But often find that there seems to be way too much of it about around Easter. So if you want to cut down on your sugar intake why not treat yourself or a loved one to one of these non chocolate Easter Gifts.       Wish list Bashful Bunny from John Lewis – £16 Small Bunny …
Easter Treats from Hotel Chocolat
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I was first introduced to Hotel Chocolat last year when I was asked to review one of their Sleekster boxes. I fell in love with them, they were the best chocolates I have ever tasted, no lie. I even got my mum to buy me some of their chocolates for Christmas, so when Hotel Chocolat asked again if I would …
Wentworth Chocolate Easter Egg Jigsaw Review
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The Mini Chocolate Easter Egg Jigsaw is the second I have tried from Wentworth Puzzles. I first tried their World Map jigsaw last year. The last one had just 50 pieces so the kids helped me do it. This one however, is a bit more trickier. It has 260 pieces, but as the picture is all mini eggs, all the …
Making Mother’s Day Crafts with Yellow Moon
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I love receiving our craft bundles from Yellow Moon, and this time it was Mother’s Day crafts. In this bundle we received : Heart Jigsaw puzzle (pack of 8) £2.40 With Love Pets Cards (pack of 8) £1.99 Mother’s day Sand & Glitter Art Picture Sheets (pack of 6) £2.40 Heart Weaving Blanks (pack of 10) £1.99 Wooden Jewellery Hands …
Appleyard London Flowers – Mini Eden Blooms
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I received these beautiful flowers 3 weeks ago from Appleyard London. There are Mini Eden Blooms and are just so pretty, they look just like mini roses. Like I said, I have had these 3 weeks now and they are only just starting to wilt. So they last a long time. I was supposed to have this post up before …
Playmobil Easter Bunny School Set
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I can’t believe we are in February already! It only seems like yesterday it was Christmas. And Easter Eggs started appearing in shops over 2 weeks ago. So now is the time to get your Easter sorted. If you are fed up with all the chocolate you know your child is going to receive, then why not buy them something …
LEGO Awesome Ideas Book Review
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I received this book a while again, but only just got round to reviewing it. But the wait has been worth it has it’s a really great book full of, well, really awesome ideas!     The items to build are sorted by topic. which include: Outer Space Modern Metropolis The Wild West Fantasy Land The Real World There are …
My new bedside lamps
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I really needed some bedside lamps in my bedroom. We just had the one on my husbands side of the bed, which was annoying as I like to read a bit before I go to sleep but my husband doesn’t like the light on. And not only that but the current lamp we had was really old fashioned. My mother-in-law …
Saving for our Holiday
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We are going on holiday at the end of August for a week. We are only going to Butlins at Skegness, but I am really looking forward to it. I used to go to Butlins twice a year when I was younger with my mum, dad and sister. We went one for one weekend in May and another weekend in …
Financial Advice my Parents Gave Me
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I grew up with my sister and mum always being at home with my dad out working, 6-7 days a week. He was self-employed and worked mainly has a dry stone waller but also did other jobs like garden, helping out on a few farms, which included sheep shearing and feeding the animals, along with other odd jobs. He always …
Splash – Making Smartphones Water Resistant
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Splash is the new product from Revive a Phone and also seen on Dragon’s Den. The spray makes your phone water resistant and it’s 1000 time thinner then a human hair.     It is really easy to apply just spray the back of your phone and around the sided covering all the holes. Leave to dry for 5 minutes …
How to keep Your Children Safe Online
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When it comes to keeping the kids safe online, many parents confess to feeling out of their depth. Simple censorship doesn’t always work because kids are often one step ahead, so what’s needed is a cooperative approach, starting at an early age, that helps both them and you be alert to dangers and take appropriate action. The risks of the …
Easter Chocolate Egg Nests
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You can’t celebrate Easter without making some yummy Chocolate Egg Nests with the kids. I had no chocolate in the cupboards, so I sent my eldest down to the local  corner shop to buy some milk chocolate. But he said they didn’t have no plain milk chocolate so he brought a bar of fruit and nut. I have never made …
Easter Egg Surprise Kids Craft
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Easter Egg Surprise My little boy Aaron, made this Easter Egg surprise for me at nursery last week. It is just so sweet and really easy to make so I thought I would share it with you. All you need it to cut out an egg shape from some thick paper and cut in half in a zig zag shape. …
Yummy Easter Egg Treats 2015
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  This year there is loads of yummy Easter treats to choose from. This year I have brought the most Eggs that I have ever brought, and I also brought some for me and my husband, which is a first. There is still time to buy your Easter eggs, even online. Here are few I like this year     …
Eric Lanlard’s Peanut Butter & Chocolate Egg Cups
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Looking for a yummy Eater treat? Then why not try these devilish Peanut Butter & Chocolate Egg Cups made by celebrity chef Eric Lanlard using Happy egg co. eggs WHAT YOU’LL NEED 125g dark chocolate (70%) 30g peanut butter (smooth) 3 large the happy egg co. eggs, separated 50g golden caster sugar 100g dark chocolate, melted 25g salted peanuts, chopped …
Finding Ways to Store all of my Books
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I have loads of books. So many that they are taking over my bedroom. At the moment I have them stored in a big basket and also on a free standing mirror that has shelves on the back. I’m hoping to decorate my bedroom this year and thought it would be the perfect time to find something to store all …
Amazing! Magazine Review
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Amazing! magazine is aimed at children aged between 7-13 years old. The magazine is available to purchase from Tesco and WHSmith and priced at £3.50 each or you can buy a subscription from their website “We take aspects of the UK National Curriculum and identify ways that children can understand their relation to the world around them. We like to …
Personalized Wall Sticker
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We decorated our living room almost 2 years ago now yet still we have nothing on our main wall. We was going to put this canvas picture up but our wall is rock solid and too hard to knock a nail in. My husband doesn’t have a drill or anything like that as he is totally rubbish at DIY. So …
Primula Cheese & Ham Shooting Stars
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How cute are these little edible Cheese & Ham Shooting Stars? These are so easy to make and great for kids lunch boxes or after school snack. All you need to make these are some yummy Primula Kids squeezy cheese, some sliced ham, bread, grapes, star shaped cookie cutter and some cocktail sticks Spread some of the cheese on two …
Tips for Designing the Perfect Kid’s Playroom
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If you’ve never done it before, designing a kid’s playroom can seem like a daunting task. However, as long as you bear a few simple tips in mind, you should find that far from being a stressful chore, the process is simple and fun. Bold colours Unlike in the rest of your home, where you might have to exercise a …
Resist Art with Easter Eggs
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Yesterday I showed you the resist art I did with my kids. Today we did the same kind of thing, but on eggs. to make these you will need : eggs (hard boiled or blown) cup of water food colouring vinegar scissors Magic Scotch Tape kitchen paper 1. Take your blown or hard boiled eggs. (Tip: if you are working …
Looking for that perfect Easter Gift?
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Have you brought your kids their Easter gifts yet? I haven’t yet. My kids actually prefer to get just a chocolate Easter egg than a toy Cute Easter gifts by serenityyou on Polyvore 1. Large Roxy Rabbit £16.00 | 2. Nestling Eggs £5.00 | 3. Thornton’s Chocolate Butterfly Egg £3.00 | 4. Thornton’s Chocolate Football Egg £3.00 | 5. Smarties Little Chocolate Chick 60p | 6. Milkybar …