Blogging · Personal

Random Facts About Me – Blogger Q &A

I absolutely love finding out more about my fellow bloggers and there's no better way than taking part in one of the wonderful tag posts which regularly do the rounds. Many thanks to Darren who runs Days Out Now, a fabulous site for which I am a proud Brand Ambassador, for the nomination. If you… Continue reading Random Facts About Me – Blogger Q &A

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

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 · Parenting · Reviews

Hopster TV Review: The Kids-Safe Learning App

Technology is now part of our everyday lives a completely different world to the one I grew up in and its growth has been significant even in the 10yrs since the girls were small. It’s not surprising then that from an early age children come into contact with and have the desire to utilise devices… Continue reading Hopster TV Review: The Kids-Safe Learning App

Days Out, Events & Holiday's · Kids · Reviews

RaverTots Review: Big Raves For Little People

I’m sure you’ll agree how incredibly rare it is for us experience anything other than rain on a British Bank holiday. Therefore, you may ask why I found myself eagerly waiting to spend the afternoon inside the Student Union bar at Newcastle University on one of the hottest days of the year so far? The… Continue reading RaverTots Review: Big Raves For Little People

Kids · Reviews

Review: Mud & Bloom- Kids Craft & Nature Subscription Box

Growing up I lived in a built-up area and our ‘garden’ consisted of a small block paved yard front and back, so as I child I didn’t really have the opportunity to learn much in the way of gardening skills. As I have got older I have tried my hand at some seemingly simple gardening… Continue reading Review: Mud & Bloom- Kids Craft & Nature Subscription Box

Kids · Reviews

Review: First Wonder Box Subscription

I’m always trying to find ways to help Leo learn through the activities and play we participate in together to help stimulate his inquisitive mind. September born,he will be one of the oldest children when he starts school this year and I feel he needs to be kept occupied and stimulated to prevent him from… Continue reading Review: First Wonder Box Subscription

Days Out, Events & Holiday's · Reviews

Days Out: New Lanark Mills World Heritage Site, Scotland

New Lanark is an 18th Century mill village situated less than an hours drive from the Scottish cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Built alongside the picturesque River Clyde it’s one of Scotland’s six UNESCO World Heritage sites, boasting a popular visitor attraction and much more besides. It’s history is widely known thanks to the revolutionary… Continue reading Days Out: New Lanark Mills World Heritage Site, Scotland

Kids · Reviews

Review: Squidgydoodle Superhero Adventure Craft & Sensory Box

I have always really enjoyed getting crafty with the kids, there’s nothing better on a day when we are at a loose end than to get the creative juices flowing. Quite often though when the crafting mood takes hold I find that we are missing something we need and end up having to make a… Continue reading Review: Squidgydoodle Superhero Adventure Craft & Sensory Box