March Degustabox – The Easter Box
Food
I hope you all had a lovely Easter. We did, the kids got loads of yummy Easter eggs and treats and another yummy Easter treat was this month Degustabox. March’s Degustabox was actually the Easter box. I think this box may be my favourite so far but the only disappointment was no Easter themed treats. Although it did contain chocolate, …
Yummy Easter Treats 2017
easter
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 …
Stickertopia – The Flower Garden Review + Giveaway
book - reviews
Ever since I was a child I have loved stickers. I remember collecting them for my Barbie sticker book and also used to get them in packs of sweets and stick them all over my bedroom door. Even now I’m in my 30’s I still love stickers and have loads stuck in my planner and I have a ‘thing’ for …
Playmobil Pony Farm from the Country Range Review
toy - reviews
Me and the kids are loving being a Playmobil Playologist. We get to try out and play with all the different ranges and this time we got to try out The Pony Farm from the Country range. This set was really fun to play with and very easy to set up and I am really loving all the little extras …
The World’s Cutest Animal Colouring Book Review + Giveaway
Books
I love colouring books and so do all my kids. So when I saw this new kids colouring book from Lonely Planet Kids I thought that I just had to try it out. The World’s Cutest Animal Colouring Book is priced at £6.99 and has 22 different animals to colour in. On each left side page has an already coloured …
We Love Scholastic Books
book - reviews
I have always loved reading, even when I was a child you would always find me with a book. I have always encouraged my kids to read and I love to buy them new books or lend books from the library. I am so happy that my 7-year-old daughter loves reading just as much as I do. My sons on …
What Sounds Keep you Awake at night? #aSoundSleep
health
Do you get your full forty winks when you go to bed or are you disturbed through the night with noise waking you up? Mattress Next Day did #aSoundSleep survey to find out what impact sound has on the UK’s sleep, their results are shown in the infographic below. The survey showed that 53% of people thought that they could …
Stay protected on your Vactaion with Holiday Insurance
Infographics
I have only been abroad twice in my life and both times was to the same place in Gran Caneria. I have taken out holiday insurance both times and I always will in the future, as you never know what is around the corner. When me an my husband went away on our holiday, the hotel provided us with bottled …
Basic Invite : Truly Custom Invitations
Shopping
Basic Invite: Truly Custom Invitations. Basic Invite is an online stationery design company specializing in personalized and custom stationery. They have cards for all of your major life moments including wedding stationery, personal and business stationery, first birthday invites, and so much more! With another spring season here it’s time to think about your kid’s impending summer break and another …
Hotel Chocolat Mother’s Day Sleekster Box
food - reviews
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 …
February 2017 Degustabox Review
Food
Another month been and gone and that also means time for another Degustabox review!! I really look forward to receiving my box and can’t wait to see what is inside. February’s box was pretty good, and there are a couple of new products that I can’t wait to try out again. So watch the video below of me and Aaron …
Win Blinky Bill DVD
Giveaways
Blinky Bill is a koala with a big imagination. An adventurer at heart, he dreams of leaving the little town of Green Patch and following in his explorer father’s footsteps. Mr. Bill went missing in the Outback sometime ago and Blinky is the only one who believes his father is still alive.   This new CGI update of this popular …
Num Nom Flavoured Inspired Pancakes
sweet treats & desserts
We really love pancakes in our house, well, except my husband who hates them. But me and the kids really love them. We don’t have them very often has we like to have lot’s of unhealthy stuff on them. My favourite being Nutella and the kids like lots of chocolate and strawberry sauce. And I mean Lot’s! This Pancake Day …
Match A Track Game Review + Giveaway
Giveaways
Match A Track is a new game soon to be released (March 6th 2017) from Laurence King Publishing and me and the kids had the chance to have a play with it before it official comes out to buy. The game is a card game and the idea is that you have to match an animal track card to the correct …
Win Mum’s List Book & DVD
Giveaways
MUM’S LIST COMPETITION One of the most memorable, beautiful and heart-warming stories of recent years; ‘Mum’s List’ tells the real life story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset, whose lives were turned upside down when Kate was diagnosed with breast cancer. As a result, Kate wrote down her thoughts and memories to help the man she loved …
Word Has it! & Yeti in my Spaghetti Games Review
family activities
  We love playing board games in our house and often have family game nights. The latest games we got to try out are both from University Games and they are Yeti in my Spaghetti and Word Has It! Yeti in my Spaghetti is basically a newer version of Kerplunk. Remember that game? I had it as a kid and …
Bikes through the Decades
Everything Else
It was back in 1993 when I was 8 years old that I first learnt to ride a bike. It took me quite a few weeks to get the hang of keeping my balance, all my friends could already ride a bike and I felt a bit left behind. I must admit it took me longer then everyone else, because …
Having Fun this Half Term with Baker Ross Spring Crafts
kids crafts
You might have read my post that I wrote a few days ago about what the kids will be doing over this half term. One of the things was making our Baker Ross Spring Crafts that we received. We had 6 different craft packs to try out. these were : Creative Colouring flower Wreaths  – £2.50 for a pack of 6 …
Win The Guardians of Oz on DVD
film - reviews
The Guardians of Oz Take a magical journey back to Oz as brand new animated film THE GUARDIANS OF OZ is released to own on DVD and Download this February. Revisiting all our favourite characters – including the Lion, the Scarecrow and of course the Tin Man – this colourful new adventure is told through the eyes of one of …
What the Kids will be Watching this Half Term
Things for the Kids
Most parents look forward to the half term holidays, spending time with their kids and going out places. But me, I hate it. Ok, hate is a strong word, but after a day I am ready for them to go back to school. We will properly spend a few hours down at the park then back home for a few …
Valentines Gifts for Him & Her
gift guide
It’s less than one week away until Valentines Day. So I thought I would share with you some last-minute Valentines gifts. Me and my husband have never celebrated Valentines day, but only because he has to work. He works in a restaurant and Valentines Day is their busiest day f the whole year. So we don’t really bother with it, …
January’s Degustabox Unboxing and Review
food - reviews
Well, it only seems 5 minutes since it was Christmas and I was sharing with you December’s Degustabox. Just 2 weeks later and today I will be sharing with you what I got in January’s Degustabox. I really look forward to receiving my monthly box and it’s so exciting opening it up and finding what new products I have to …
Ready for the Snow with my New Wellies
misc - reviews
My New Wellies I received these lovely new wellies from Brantano to review and they arrived just in time, as the very next day we had our first bit of snow of the year. And when I say a bit, it was a bit. These photos were taken in the morning and by time it was 11am all of it …
How Safe is the Area You Live in?
Everything Else
Being burgled is a worry for many, lucky it has never happened to me. But it has happened to my sister and her partner and their two young kids. It actually happened the very first night they moved into their new home. He nicked my sisters laptop, a camera and even my 4-year-old nephews money-box. Since then she has been …
What I have Been Watching While I was Ill
Everything Else
I have been ill for what feels like forever now. I have had a headache, cough, runny nose, dizziness, fever, sweating, aches and pains all over my body for the last 2 weeks and it still doesn’t want to shift. So I haven’t really got much done, no blog work, no cleaning the house, no sorting my kitchen out ready …
December’s Degustabox Unboxing and Review
Food
I have never liked January, I always feel down in the dumps and this year as been the worst as the kids all got ill and then I got ill. I have had a really bad cold/flu and i have had it for ages now and it doesn’t want to shift. I have had such a bad headache and it’s …