Free stories for children

| Family, Lifestyle

A selection of free children’s stories on sooper books

  Have you seen my new header? It has been designed by Charlene Mitchell. Charlene trained as a professional illustrator at one of the UK’s top Art Schools. She has worked with some of the world’s most famous greetings card companies and won awards for her wonderful illustrations.     She now works with her […] Read more…


A big Mother’s Day giveaway

| Giveaways

Not long until Mother’s Day now, if you haven’t already seen it, please do check out my Mother’s Day gift ideas and head over for a chance to win a bouquet worth up to £30 from Blossoming Gifts. I won’t be celebrating in France as they celebrate Mother’s Day in June but for all of […] Read more…


Slow cooker lemon chicken recipe

| Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Lemon and basil chicken on a white plate served with rice, carrots and leeks

  One of my favourite meals has always been lemon chicken. I love how versatile it is, it goes perfectly with chips, wedges, roast potatoes, rice, cous cous or salad. I’ve often made it in the oven but for those days where I don’t want to cook after the school run, I’ve adapted the recipe […] Read more…


Do Energy Saving Devices Work?

| Home & Garden

  Ever wonder if such energy-saving devices work or they are more of a marketing strategy? The truth is, you haven’t tried using one, you will never know how efficient they are when helping you reduce and manage energy consumption. All of these devices are made to simplify and help you monitor your energy usage […] Read more…

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Mothers Day gift ideas 2020 – giveaway

| Giveaways, Shopping

Blossoming gifts bright bloom bouquet. A stunning and bright bouquet of cerise germini, vibrant wow and tara roses with blue agapanthus complemented by foliage.

So Bomb, Crystal Geode Case. Mums love the time and thought that only a homemade gift can bring. Create your own exciting selection of DIY bath bombs featuring colourful geode crystals in minutes with this new kit. Everything you need is inside the Geode case, mix your colourful powder with water, add a hidden surprise, and decorate […] Read more…


2020 Fashion trends for spring

| Fashion, Lifestyle

2020 Fashion trends for spring

  It’s that time of the year when spring fashion is starting to trickle in the stores! Auspicious it is to go shopping online, especially on premier online fashion stores such as Hush Style. Getting hold of info on what the 2020 fashion trends for spring are can have you walking through your personal runway […] Read more…


The ordinary moments #54

| Diary

Lucas outside with one hand up, mouth open and eyes closed. Wearing a jumper and 5 badge

Last Saturday was Lucas’ birthday. He had asked for a new Xbox remote for his present so he can play 2 player with D. We asked him if he wanted to go anywhere or out for lunch but he wanted to stay in so we bought lots of treats from the shop for the weekend, […] Read more…


Top 3 family shows venturing up north

| Travel & Days Out, UK

Top 3 family shows venturing up north

  A family day out that your children will never forget, the theatre is a fun-filled and educational experience which captures children’s imaginations and opens their minds in new, innovative ways. While London is bursting with exciting family shows, there is also a variety of family shows visiting Northern cities, such as Liverpool and Manchester, […] Read more…