7 Tips to Raise More Confident, Motivated Children

| Family

Life isn’t always easy, and that’s exactly why it is important to raise children to be more confident and ready to take on challenges without losing hope. As parents, we can do a lot to shape that.   Offer praise Praise and positive feedback work wonders for children, whether you’re trying to encourage a certain […] Read more…


Bradbury’s The Jewellers review

| Competitions, Fashion

Bradbury's The Jewellers review close up of the watch showing the rose gold dials in better detail

I have wanted an Olivia Burton piece since they began in 2012 and was very lucky to be sent* one from the lovely people over at Bradbury’s The Jewellers. Bradbury’s are a traditional, independent family run, high class boutique jeweller that offer a fantastic online shopping experience that incorporates fine, bespoke jewellery alongside today’s premium […] Read more…


Jack-Jack Attack’s Doll review

| Review

Jack-Jack Attack’s Doll review

Disney’s family of superheroes returned earlier this year in Incredibles 2 which showed baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers. Lucas has been sent* a Jack-Jack doll which as you can imagine is full of surprises. Jack-Jack has rooted hair, a soft body, moulded head and hands. Lucas was immediately excited even though he hasn’t seen Incredibles as he […] Read more…


Halloween fun at Affinity Lancashire

| Days Out

Affinity Lancashire

  Yesterday, Lucas, my Grandma and I visited* Affinity Lancashire. For those of you that are local, it is the rebranded Freeport, located in Fleetwood.     Yesterday, today and Wednesday, 31st October, there are lots of free family fun activities going on including a trick or treat trail, where you hunt for a skeleton […] Read more…


Tonka cement mixer review

| Review

Tonka cement mixer review Close up of the mixer with lucas’ finger on the side of it

Lucas was recently sent* a Tonka Cement Mixer. There are 4 different machines in the range a Dumper Truck , Front Loader, Cement Mixer and Bull Dozer. We received the Tonka Cement Mixer where you can take control. Lucas likes all things construction so he was thrilled when this arrived and hurriedly opened it. The […] Read more…


Cheap ways to entertain the children through Winter

| Family

Epic Pizza’s at Pizza Hut Veggie pizza

Keeping children interested and happy can be a task, especially when the weather isn’t great. So whether you’re budgeting or just trying to make your little ones realise the joy of little things in life, and not rely on material items,here are some ideas Organise a treasure hunt Hide a special surprise for them, it […] Read more…


Peppa Pig Mobile Medical Centre review

| Review

Peppa Pig Mobile Medical Centre review

Lucas was recently sent* a mobile medical centre  to create his own Peppa Pig adventures. The Peppa Pig Mobile Medical Centre is part of Peppa’s New “when I grow Up” collection from Character Options. This play set suitable for age 3 and above is a push-along ambulance which opens up to reveal a full medical centre inside!     […] Read more…


Feature Walls & Skirting Boards: 101

| Home & Garden

Feature Walls & Skirting Boards: 101

When it comes to home decor and improvement, there are so many little things to do, and so many tiny details that really matter when it comes to beautifying the space. Regardless of whether you’re a DIY-er or not, looking at moving house or are just looking to add that ‘wow’ element to your inner […] Read more…


Geomag Magicube review and giveaway

| Competitions, Review

Geomag Magicube review. Lucas building a tower with the cubes

I was recently sent*  Magicubes from Geomag for Lucas to explore. These wonderful, colourful magnetic cubes are from their early years and pre-school range of toys. We received 4 sets of the new additions and Lucas eagerly opened the first set which consisted of 4 cubes with multi coloured sides one with an eye. Lucas straight away realised […] Read more…