Mattel Play, Liverpool turns three!

| Days Out

    A couple of weeks ago we ventured to Liverpool to Mattel Play to celebrate their 3rd birthday. Mattel Play is situated on the beautiful Albert Dock in Liverpool. Liverpool Docks are lovely to walk around as well as having a gorgeous Marco Pierre White restaurant, Wheel of Liverpool and the Liverpool exhibition centre. […] Read more…

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Fathers Day gift ideas and giveaway

| Competitions, Shopping

  You can’t go wrong with the gift of better sleep and this memory foam pillow goes a long way to helping that happen, especially if your Dad is a side or front sleeper. With the help of the ergonomically designed pillow, he will be able to find relief from those frustrating back and neck […] Read more…

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7 ways to help your child’s education

| Family

Children receive a wonderful education in school, but there are many things you can do as a parent that will set them up for success and also help boost their curiosity and self-esteem. Lucas is just over 4 years old, but we are doing our best to encourage him to be curious and want to […] Read more…

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Healthy alternatives to ice cream

| Food & Drink

With Summer fast approaching, I have been looking for some alternatives to ice cream… Fruit and Veg lollies This idea has come from a book I was sent a while back called Get Your Kids To Eat Anything. The delicious smoothie lollies contain only natural ingredients and can be whizzed up in minutes. Using natural […] Read more…

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Meet the new Crate Creatures! Giveaway

| Competitions, Review

    Lucas got the Crate Creature, Blizz last year and was recently sent* some of the newer Crate Creature toys including a KaBOOM box, Crate Creature Basher and Barf Buddy.   KaBOOM box, Nanners Lucas received the KaBOOM Crate creature called Nanners. There are 4 creatures to collect and all come in their own […] Read more…

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Fun Spring games

| Family

fun spring games

Here are some fun games and activities that can be played outside with a group of kids of any age. Variations on Tag The game of tag has so many variations they could fill an entire book. Here are a few ideas to get the children started. Shadow Tag is a variation where the person […] Read more…

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How much should you save for your child’s future?

| Money

  Having children is expensive, from day one we are buying clothes, nappies and other essentials. Then it comes to childcare expenses, classes for them to attend, school trips, hobbies etc. I’ve been putting money away for Lucas in a savings account since he was born, some months more than others, depending on what I’ve […] Read more…

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Brightening your home with VELUX roof windows

| Home & Garden

Brightening your home with VELUX roof windows. my kitchen with two velux roof windows, in front of you is a range cooker with tiles wall and at either side is wooden cupboards with granite worktop

  It’s a well-known fact that daylight boosts our mood. When we have bright sunny days, everyone tends to feel better, be more upbeat and feel healthier within themselves. We all know that when we are exposed to daylight, we are getting a boost of vitamin D, whether we are inside or outside, this is […] Read more…

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