Dad’s Choice Award Winners 2014


Are you wondering what one earth to get your kids for Christmas? There are so many  toys, apps and games around it is hard to know what to get them isn't it. However the Dads Choice Awards 2014 … [Continue reading]

Erasable coloured pencils


When I was a child I longed to be able to rub out mu coloured pencils and never found a way to do it. This week Faber-Castell sent me some and I think I was more excited than the children! They each … [Continue reading]

eBay reveals the UK is creeping up on US Halloween in decorating and craft


I have seen so much Halloween stuff this year I have been quite surprised. British people expected to spend around £240 million* on Halloween-themed kit this week! Isn't that astonishing. It was … [Continue reading]

Cybex Solution Q-Fix


I honestly never thought I would describe a car seat as beautiful but the Cybex Solution Q2 -fix really is a beautiful car seat. It has a reclining headrest so heads don't loll forward and you can … [Continue reading]

Cosy Winter Pjs


So I have finally come to accept that the chillier days are with us and it is time to get those cuddly, snuggly pjs out. My daughter loves cuddly Pj's and I have to say I would wear any of the below  … [Continue reading]

The History of the Barcode and How it Conquered the Business World


  There have been a lot of revolutionary technologies developed that caused massive changes in society as a whole. Automobiles, planes, and the Internet are all perfect examples of these … [Continue reading]

Fancy a #ThriftyXmas Twitter Party?

  What are you up to 1-2pm on Tues 28th October? Fancy a #ThriftyXmas Twitter Party! I know its early but when you are being thrifty you have to prepare. That's why we will be talking about … [Continue reading]

Stylish Storage for Kids Rooms

storage for kids rooms

I think the only way to keep children's things tidy is to invest in great storage for kids rooms and these would all go brilliantly in both playrooms and in bedrooms. These are lovely examples of … [Continue reading]

Win a Joseph Joseph rainbow bowl set


  This gorgeous nest of bowls from Joseph Joseph will make such a lovely addition to any kitchen and  have offered me a set to one of you lucky readers. If you haven't come … [Continue reading]

Enid Blyton’s The Magic Faraway Tree to be made into a film


When Iwas a child my very favourite children's books were the Magic Faraway tree series by Enid Blyton. My mum had read them before me and I eagerly passed mine to my children. They didn't disappoint. … [Continue reading]

Life Sale – West Bridgford Nottingham

life sale

Quality used children's clothes, toys,books, sports and nursery equipment will be for sale at great prices and there are refereshments too. Entrance just 50p. Saturday 15th November 2014 … [Continue reading]

eFrame great value picture framing.


As you know I absolutely adore a bargain. Finding eFRAME has made me very happy. They are on average 70% cheaper than a local high street framer and the quality and range of their products is … [Continue reading]

The Beano Annual 2015


My 10 year old son is a major Beano fan. He has an ongoing subscription and eagerly awaits its delivery each week. Here is is dressed up for World Book Day last year. When we were asked if we … [Continue reading]

How to keep kids safe when trick or treating


My kids love to go trick or treating and I always go with them and stand just a few feet away.  I know at some point ( they are now 10 and 7) they are not going to want me to do that but for now they … [Continue reading]