Colette

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Cottons Hall Hotel & Spa, Knutsford

Cottons Hall Hotel & Spa, Knutsford

Cottons Hall Hotel & Spa, Knutsford is a four star hotel in Cheshire, easily accessed from the M6, M56 and M60. For us, this … View Post
Five suggestions for Easter holiday activities

Five suggestions for Easter holiday activities

We often find that our school holidays are very quickly booked up with play-dates and outings – experience tells me that keeping busy is the … View Post
Top Tips for Outdoor Adventures with Arla Big Milk

Top Tips for Outdoor Adventures with Arla Big Milk

Now that spring is well and truly under way, it’s definitely starting to feel easier to get out and about so we’re … View Post
Tried & Tested (April 2019)

Tried & Tested (April 2019)

Welcome to April’s #TriedTested! How are you coping with the clocks changing? I’m loving the extra daylight but certainly feeling a bit … View Post
Making positive lifestyle changes with Modius

Making positive lifestyle changes with Modius

I’ve written about my weight a few times over the years – sharing a weekly weight loss diary for a few months when I … View Post
eufy Security Spaceview baby monitor – Review

eufy Security Spaceview baby monitor – Review

Obviously we are way past the point of needing a video baby monitor in our house so this eufy Security SpaceView baby monitor review … View Post
Nordgreen Watches – Review

Nordgreen Watches – Review

Who are Nordgreen? Nordgreen was founded by Danish friends and watch-lovers Pascar and Vasilij. They were keen to create an honest, sustainable brand offering … View Post
BEYOND, Manchester – a family day out

BEYOND, Manchester – a family day out

Where is BEYOND? Sitting at the side of the M60, within spitting distance of the Trafford Centre, is an enormous sloped building which, for … View Post
Taking the first steps to get support for hair pulling

Taking the first steps to get support for hair pulling

Around three months ago I wrote about Amy’s compulsive habits and how she had started pulling her hair out again, causing significant thinning. … View Post
Flossi the Flamingo Trunki – Review & Giveaway

Flossi the Flamingo Trunki – Review & Giveaway

Trunki have been selling their iconic ride on suitcases in the UK for over thirteen years now – celebrating numerous awards and selling over 2 million … View Post
Siblings – March 2019

Siblings – March 2019

Thanks to our trip to Formby at half term, I’ve got some absolutely corking siblings photos this month! We had a lovely half … View Post
10 Reasons Asthma Blows

10 Reasons Asthma Blows

I was first diagnosed with asthma when I was about 12 years old after suffering from wheezing symptoms but it was thought to be fairly … View Post
ClassDojo – A school communication app – Review

ClassDojo – A school communication app – Review

What is ClassDojo? Have you heard of ClassDojo? Does your child’s school use it? ClassDojo is the most popular school communication app for … View Post
Tried & Tested (March 2019)

Tried & Tested (March 2019)

Welcome to March’s #TriedTested! Didn’t February just disappear! I can’t believe it’s March already. And those glorious days of sunshine … View Post
Salford Quays – A family day out

Salford Quays – A family day out

Salford Quays is part of Salford in Greater Manchester and is easily accessible from Manchester city centre via public transport. For us, Salford Quays … View Post
Celebrate 20 years of the Gruffalo with special 50p coins!

Celebrate 20 years of the Gruffalo with special 50p coins!

Advertorial for Change Checker How often do you get those special commemorative coins appear in your purse and then slip through your fingers again … View Post
February Half-Term and Sunshine!

February Half-Term and Sunshine!

Traditionally February half-term is probably my least favourite - it's cold and the weather is usually pretty miserable and we struggle to get out … View Post
National Trust – Formby

National Trust – Formby

We first visited the National Trust site of Formby in January last year as part of a collaboration on Instagram.  We had such a … View Post
Siblings – February 2019

Siblings – February 2019

Well I’m ashamed to say the Siblings photos are super thin on the ground this month and, in fact, on searching through my … View Post
Reclaiming the bedtime routine

Reclaiming the bedtime routine

Since day dot, we’ve been religious about bedtime routines and stories but somewhere along the line, over the last few months, it has … View Post