How to turn your garden into a social success

| Home & Garden

What does ‘social success’ mean? Does it mean a party den, a place to dine and entertain or does it mean turning over your flower beds to grow vegetables and fruits for the community? It means all of these… Your garden is an extension of your home, a space that in its own right, offers […] Read more…


Hidden gems of Gran Canaria

| Travel

I am loving the sunshine now it has fully arrived and hopefully it is here to stay. We have booked a holiday to France next month and it will be the first time we have been abroad with Lucas since we went to Fuerteventura which was before he turned one! D and I did have […] Read more…


Drayton Manor theme park review

| Days Out, Review

A couple of weeks ago we were invited to review* Drayton Manor. Anyone with a child that loves Thomas and Friends, will know there really is no better place to take them so we were really excited to see Lucas’ reaction. Life doesn’t get much better for a train mad 3 year old than having […] Read more…


Father’s Day gift ideas

| Competitions, Shopping

Father’s Day gift ideas a photo of a circular baker days cake in a tin. The cake has colourful writing saying happy father’s day and there is a photo of Lucas, a 3 year old blonde haired boy smiling at the camera next to thomas the tank engine

  I love this handwriting wooden chopping board from Hugo’s Workshop. A fantastic way of keeping a permanent record of their adorable writing at various stages of their little lives. Made from upcycled oak kitchen worktops and available in 2 sizes. Boards are lovingly coated in 2 layers of white mineral oil before they are sent out. […] Read more…


6 Tips for travelling abroad with kids this summer

| Travel

This guest post was written by Sam Ozer, a writer who runs the quirky family travel blog, Growing Up Two. Sam is a British mum living in Oludeniz, Turkey with her husband and young twin boys. Take a look at her blog for a humorous take on family travel, Turkish recipes, and rambles on raising […] Read more…


Blue Smoke on the Bay, Windermere

| Food & Drink, Review

  A couple of weeks ago we stayed at Low Wood Bay in Windermere. We stayed on a dinner, bed and breakfast board and had two choices for the dinner. We could eat in The Windermere that serves a selection of classic European dishes and Blue Smoke on the Bay that serves a wide range of […] Read more…


Maxi-Cosi Laika review

| Review

We were sent a Maxi-Cosi Laika pushchair a couple of weeks ago to review*. I love it, I honestly wish this was available when we couldn’t go anywhere without the pram. The Laika is relatively new, from Winter 2018 and is an excellent option if you are looking for a full pram system or just […] Read more…


Ninja Adventure, Preston review

| Days Out, Review

A couple of weeks ago, my friend and I went to Ninja Adventure in Preston. I’m not really sure why we decided to go as we aren’t particularly sporty people but when invited* it’s rude to decline and it’s a great opportunity to try something new. We went axe throwing a couple of months ago! […] Read more…

15 Comments photo book review

| Competitions, Home & Garden, Review photo book. A photo of the front cover of the photo book showing Lucas looking up with blonde curly hair and a Mickey Mouse teddy next to him sell an array of photo products from Acrylic Prints, photo books, phone cases, mugs, jigsaws and Photo blankets just to name a few. My-Picture offered to send* me a product to review so I had a look on their website and decided on one of their photo books.    I have printed photos out […] Read more…


Low Wood Bay, Windermere review

| Travel

Low Wood Bay, Windermere review Lucas is sat in the super king bed covered with white bedding and wearing a blue pj top

On Sunday we went up to the Lake District stayed in Low Wood Bay in Windermere.      Low Wood Bay is an absolutely stunning 4 star hotel that sits on the shore of the beautiful Lake Windermere between Windermere and Ambleside.  We booked for the Sunday Saver deal which included dinner, bed and breakfast.  […] Read more…

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