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Eoin Colfer – The Fowl Twins (Win signed copies & event tickets!)

Eoin Colfer – The Fowl Twins (Win signed copies & event tickets!)

Bestselling creator of Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer will be appearing at the London Literature Festival on Friday 25th October introducing his latest book, The … View Post
Outdoor clothing brands we love

Outdoor clothing brands we love

As the weather has taken a very definite autumnal turn, thoughts turn to being wrapped up against the elements and dressed appropriately for outdoor … View Post
Five things to do at half term that don’t involve Halloween

Five things to do at half term that don’t involve Halloween

I’m just going to come right out there and say it… I don’t like Halloween. In fact I’d even go so … View Post
Autumnal Chelsea boots from Hotter – Review

Autumnal Chelsea boots from Hotter – Review

I’ve written before that when I’m choosing shoes these days, comfort is king. I hate shoe shopping if I’m honest – I … View Post
Where to see Santa in York this Christmas

Where to see Santa in York this Christmas

[I will continue to update this post with suggestions of where to visit Father Christmas in York in 2019 as information & reviews become available!] … View Post
How to Clean Red Wine Stains from the Carpet?

How to Clean Red Wine Stains from the Carpet?

Red wine stains are contamination that can sometimes be difficult to handle, especially if you did not notice them immediately. Which of you did … View Post
Hape Toys – Train Bundle Giveaway

Hape Toys – Train Bundle Giveaway

I don’t know about you, but now that it’s October I’m finding myself starting to think more seriously about my Christmas … View Post
Audi on demand – Review

Audi on demand – Review

Last weekend we were lucky enough to be able to borrow an Audi Q7 from Audi on demand – Oldham for our adventures. What … View Post
Hotter Star Shoes – Review

Hotter Star Shoes – Review

This post contains items gifted for review & affiliate links When it comes to footwear, comfort is key. Particularly when much of my day … View Post
Maps for Moments – Review & Giveaway

Maps for Moments – Review & Giveaway

I won’t deny I’m something of a sentimental soul, I love to reminisce and remember happy times and I have a ridiculous … View Post
Landal Darwin Forest – A weekend stay

Landal Darwin Forest – A weekend stay

After a summer of adventures packed with days out, holidays and camping trips we were ready for a change of pace in September, for … View Post
Landal Darwin Forest – Glade Exclusive Lodge Review

Landal Darwin Forest – Glade Exclusive Lodge Review

Landal Darwin Forest is owned and operated by Pinelodge Holidays in partnership with Landal GreenParks – and is, to my mind, an ideal alternative to … View Post
7 years of supply teaching

7 years of supply teaching

Facebook reminded me earlier this month that it’s now seven years since I gave up full time teaching and a hideous daily commute … View Post
Siblings – September 2019

Siblings – September 2019

Oh we were ready for back to school this month! After a full seven and a half weeks off school and in each other’… View Post
America – Is a multi destination trip the way forward?

America – Is a multi destination trip the way forward?

I think when you’re flying a long way, it can be tempting to fit as much into your trip as possible – you want … View Post
Ten things we love about Swim Academy

Ten things we love about Swim Academy

Amy started swimming with Puddle Ducks shortly before her second birthday, moving up to Swim Academy when she turned four – almost two years ago … View Post
Make My Blinds – Review

Make My Blinds – Review

I’ve always hated our kitchen blinds. They were put up as a cheap “put me on” solution when we had our kitchen extension … View Post
Aldi Kit for Schools

Aldi Kit for Schools

This September, Aldi have launched a really exciting campaign offering schools across the UK the chance to win £20,000 through it’s new Kit For … View Post
Work At Home Mum Guilt

Work At Home Mum Guilt

Mum Guilt isn’t something I usually buy into. Most of the time I just accept I’m doing the very best I can. … View Post
Nixplay Seed Smart Photo Frame – Review

Nixplay Seed Smart Photo Frame – Review

Every now and again you come across a product and think, “I know someone that would be perfect for” – as soon as I read … View Post