Cool Bandz


You know when you go swimming or to a concert or theme park and you get to wear a band? Well a new craft toy has arrived that lets you make your own and it is called Cool Bandz and it is by Cool … [Continue reading]

How to survive the summer holidays parenting tip #1

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Children love nothing more than for you to play with them from time to time. Proper get soaking wet , totally muddy or paint splattered, worn out and smiling, play with them. Immersing your self in … [Continue reading]

How to incorporate Mindfulness into Kids Crafting

Mindfulness and kids crafting

My children love to play with Hama beads and we were sent some beautiful sets recently form Craft Merrily which they adored putting together. My older nieces came over to and spent a good hour having … [Continue reading]

Storytelling at John Lewis this summer

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I am storytelling at John Lewis this summer in aid of Barnardos the most fabulous children's charity. It's free and should be lots of fun and there are lots of storytelling sessions from all sorts of … [Continue reading]

Great value personalised wall art


I have been looking for some good value personalised wall art for our playroom for a while. I say playroom because it is where the children play and actually it's where my husband and his friends play … [Continue reading]

What does a 9 year old know about money? (We asked Frankie…)

9 year old know about money

Frankie is my son and he is 9. I am expecting him to know a thing or two about money....let's see How much pocket money do you get Frankie?  £2 Is that enough ? No because things are … [Continue reading]

Gorgeous Washable Cool Stripes Rug from Esprit

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Isn't this washable rug just gorgeous!It's called Cool Stripes in Turquoise and its from Esprit. I am do in love with it's bright pretty colours and it has just zinged up our all white … [Continue reading]

Go Ape at Sherwood Pines


We spent last Sunday on a day out at Go Ape at Sherwood Pines sponsored by Vimto. I couldn't climb due to to some health issues but my hubby and kids had a go on their junior tree tops course. … [Continue reading]

Mini Hornit Review

mini hornit

We have been reviewing the Mini Hornit and I can't wait to show you our little is so much fun  (sorry I filmed it  the wrong way around I always do this and never realise till I … [Continue reading]

5 Baby Items that are Worth the Investment


    When you are pregnant, you find that people left, right and centre are trying to tell you what you do and don’t need for when your baby arrives. The problem is, if you did buy every single … [Continue reading]

Does it cost you £40 a week to feed your child?


The NatWest Child Cost Calculator ( is an interactive tool with collective data revealing the cost … [Continue reading]

Paddington Bear Bread


What? Yes that right.... Paddington bear and bread. If you cross Britain's best loved bear with its best loved bread you get  Warbeartons (instead of  Warburtons) Clever eh! I love Paddington … [Continue reading]

The bead and button company


I have always loved crafting with my children and was absolutely delighted to be asked to review the bead and button company. I had so much fun choosing elastic and ribbon, card toppers, … [Continue reading]

Summer Maternity Wear: Top Styles for 2014


Being pregnant isn’t easy at the best of times, let alone when the summer season takes hold and humidity is at its peak. Carrying a few extra pounds because of a growing baby can make you extremely … [Continue reading]