Reviews of products we have used from beauty to toys and household. Reviews of places we have visited for days out and nights away

Personalised books review

| Giveaways, Reviews

Personalised books review and giveaway

I have recently become a big fan of Personalised Parties. I featured them in my Mother’s Day gift guide with a personalised mug and I have also been sent* a couple of books to review and the same books to giveaway.     Personalised Parties was created last year to provide a range of personalised […] Read more…


Baby Born Interactive Doll review

| Reviews

Back in 2016, Lucas was sent a Baby Annabell brother doll which he loved but wasn’t strong enough to pick up properly. I gave it to one of his friends who has taken care of ‘boy’ (haha so imaginative with his name!) since but when Zapf Creation offered* me a Baby Born Interactive Doll to […] Read more…


Greenstory fair trade iPad sleeve review

| Giveaways, Reviews

Our Green Story started out with a brother and sister wanting to make a difference. They wanted us as consumers to be more conscious of what we were buying and how it impacts on the environment. They also wanted to make sure that they worked responsibly, that their workers not only had a fair wage […] Read more…


Baby Dove review

| Reviews

In Sponsorship With Baby Dove My Mum has been a fan of Dove for as long as I can remember, she swears by the original Dove Beauty Bar so when I was offered some products from their new baby range to review, it was something I definitely wanted to try.     Building on their […] Read more…


James and the Birthday Balloon review

| Giveaways, Reviews

James and the Birthday Balloon review

Lucas loves to ‘read’ books and magazines and it is something I will always encourage. I love to read, there is something special about being swept away into another world through words and using your own imagination to bring it to life, not rely on someone else’s perception on screen. Nicola J Rowley offered to […] Read more…


The Snowman tour review

| Reviews, Travel & Days Out, UK

Last Sunday we were invited* to Blackpool to watch The Snowman. Based on the Raymond Biggs book, The Snowman Tour brings to life this enchanting film via a big screen accompanied by a live, professional orchestra playing the original score. A young local soloist also sang the iconic “Walking in the air” written by Howard Blake. […] Read more…


Two days in Hamburg

| Reviews, Travel & Days Out, Worldwide


  A couple of weeks ago D and I went to Hamburg for a couple of days. We stayed in the Ibis Styles Hamburg Alster City just outside of the city centre. It is the first time we have been away without Lucas and although we enjoyed ourselves, he will be accompanying us on all our […] Read more…


The White Lion, Wrightington review

| Food & Drink, Reviews

Last week I took my Grandma to The White Lion in Wrightington for her birthday lunch. We met my cousin and her little boy there who we hadn’t seen for months so it was a nice little catch up.   View this post on Instagram We took my Grandma out for dinner today, how cute […] Read more…