Kids · Parenting · Reviews

Review: Banish Boredom with Mrs Mactivity’s Learning Resources

Like most kids Leo loves colouring and writing and over the years we have purchased what feels like hundreds of books and pads to quench his thirst for creativity. Realising that we were spending a small fortune to keep him supplied we ventured online to find colouring sheets and learning resources to print off, figuring… Continue reading Review: Banish Boredom with Mrs Mactivity’s Learning Resources

Blogging · Lifestyle · Reviews

Blogging: How I’m Staying Organised

With the youngest of the Fraser clan starting school in September I really want to take the opportunity to focus on my blog. I’m extremely lucky that my new job means I work early mornings leaving me plenty of time (in theory) to spend blogging whilst he is at school without infringing on family time.… Continue reading Blogging: How I’m Staying Organised

Books · Reviews

Book Review: The Lost Sister By Tracy Buchanan

It was the beautiful cover of this book that initially caught my eye and I was thrilled when Avon Books UK accepted my Netgalley request for an advance copy. Massive thank you to them and of course not forgetting author Tracy Buchanan, Happy Publication Day! Synopsis Summer, 1991: A trip to the beach leads to disaster… Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Sister By Tracy Buchanan

Days Out, Events & Holiday's · Lifestyle · Personal

Top 3 Holiday Destinations To Revisit

Despite only recently returning from a holiday it doesn’t stop me dreaming about packing my case and heading off to warmer shores again! I’m sure I can’t be the only person who returns from a holiday wishing it had lasted longer with a list of places I would still have liked to have explored. In… Continue reading Top 3 Holiday Destinations To Revisit

Books · Reviews

Blog Blitz: Forgive Me Not By Samantha Tonge

I am so excited to share my review of Forgive Me Not with you as part of the publication day Blog Blitz. Massive thanks to Rachel’s Random Resources and of course the wonderful Samantha Tonge for allowing me to take part. Synopsis How far would you go to make amends? When Emma fled her home at Foxglove… Continue reading Blog Blitz: Forgive Me Not By Samantha Tonge

Books · Reviews

Blog Tour: The Second Cup By Sarah Marie Graye

I am super excited to share my review of The Second Cup with you today to celebrate its First Anniversary. Massive thanks to Rachel’s Random Resources and of course the wonderful Sarah Marie Graye for allowing me to be part of such a fabulous tour. Synopsis Would your life unravel if someone you knew committed suicide? Theirs… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Second Cup By Sarah Marie Graye

Kids · Parenting

9 Cheap Ways To Entertain The Kids

School holidays; the time when parents struggle to find things to keep the kids entertained without bankrupting themselves. Add to that unpredictable weather making it twice as hard to come up with ideas to stay out of the Summer rain showers. With this in mind I thought I would share my top ideas for keeping… Continue reading 9 Cheap Ways To Entertain The Kids

Kids · Lifestyle · Reviews

Creative Storytelling With Magical Story Jars

Reading and sharing stories for the Fraser’s is akin to breathing, however my personal favourites are those enjoyed before bed. From being tiny I have always shared a Bedtime Story with the kids before snuggling them up in bed with a big sloppy kiss– I hasten to add I no longer read them to the… Continue reading Creative Storytelling With Magical Story Jars