The ordinary moments #43

| Diary

Lucas and I in the pool

Lucas has settled into school really well and has soon adapted to his new home and routine. We are very lucky to be renting somewhere with such a big garden and have been making the most of it, playing out after school this week with the mild weather. The temperature got to late 20’s today […] Read more…


Learn with Peppa Pig – giveaway

| Competitions, Review

Lucas singing into the Peppa microphone

    Lucas has been sent* 3 items from the Learn with Peppa range and we also have a Peppa’s smart tablet to give away to one lucky reader. Enter using the app at the end.     Peppa’s smart tablet has six games to encourage learning about colours, numbers, shapes, letters, characters and musical […] Read more…


Sapporo Teppanyaki Christmas preview

| Food & Drink, Review

I heart u made out of food on a hot plate

  In February we were invited* to Sapporo Teppanyaki in Manchester and had an incredible lunch. A few weeks ago, we were invited back to go and taste their Christmas menu. We couldn’t make the evening they were doing in Manchester so we went to their Liverpool branch instead.     We had high hopes […] Read more…


Why owning a basketball hoop is a good idea

| Health & Beauty

  Experiencing the fast-paced and one of the most popular games in the world, either as a hobby or professional play, delivers plenty of benefits. It is from running up and down the basketball court that you can cultivate lasting friendships and connections, boost self-discipline and improve your concentration. Another benefit is that when you […] Read more…


Ordinary moments #41

| Diary

Lucas at giraffe restaurant in Manchester airport with pancakes and Nutella and banana

  Last Sunday D made the drive from home with a car full of belongings down to Portsmouth to catch the ferry to Caen, France. Lucas and I flew on Monday from Manchester to Bordeaux. We had an amazing breakfast before setting off at Giraffe in the airport. I love the food there, definitely the […] Read more…


Win Sort It Out from University Games

| Competitions

Sort it out

  I’ve teamed up with University Games to give you the chance to win Sort It Out! Sort it Out is a fast-paced game where knowing just a little about something can help you win it all. Who knows the biggest, fastest, loudest, smallest everything? Sort it Out is a game where knowing just a […] Read more…


Getting the right shoe size at Hotter Fit Fortnight

| Fashion

The Hotter Delight Boots

  Hotter are currently doing their Hotter Fit Fortnight event until 29th September. This fortnight is dedicated to finding your perfect fitting shoes. In their stores across the UK you can have your feet measured to keep up-to-date with your shoe size and width as your feet can change size throughout your life. Their store […] Read more…