Legoland Discovery Centre Review

Last week my children had an inset day and we made good on a long overdue promise to take them to the Legoland Discovery Centre …

January treasures and thrifty pleasures

So inspired by the lovely Sonia at This Mummy Loves  blog I thought today I would share my week on instagram with you too and…

Free Pop ArtPad App for Creative Kids

My kids both got tablets for Christmas (how lucky were they!) and I am really trying to encourage them to use them creatively and not…

Best hug ever from a Squishable.

My kids have a lot of cuddly toys so when I was asked if I wanted a Squishable to review I was a little hesitant.…

Lovely Christmas gift ideas from mamas & papas

Oh I do love Christmas time don’t you? I find picking presents for the younger members of our friends and family always particularly delights me.…

The Sbyke comes to the UK (the funkiest new scooter in town)

Bikes scooters and skateboards have all been around for several generations. But the Sbyke?  The Sbyke combines what is great about all of them and…

Thrifty and Creative Christmas Pinspiration.

Do you ever get stuck for new and inspired ideas? I have been blogging for 5 years now and have covered having a thrifty and…

When I grow up I want to be …

When I grow up … I often ask my children what they want to be when they grow up. I am so interested in how…

Littlest Pet Shop Playsets Review

My daughter has never played with the littlest pet shop toys before nor has she ever seen it on TV . So last week when…

Revealed: How much we spend on other people kids at Christmas

Christmas shopping is well underway and  new research reveals UK parents will buy gifts for an average of 12 children, on top of their own…

Dad’s Choice Award Winners 2014

Are you wondering what one earth to get your kids for Christmas? There are so many  toys, apps and games around it is hard to…

Stylish Storage for Kids Rooms

Today – Stylish Storage for Kids Rooms I think the only way to keep children’s things tidy is to invest in great storage for kids…

The Beano Annual 2015

My 10 year old son is a major Beano fan. He has an ongoing subscription and eagerly awaits its delivery each week. Here is is…

The perfect den

My children have always loved building dens..sometimes they have draped sheets over washing lines, sometimes they have simply hidden under the table and pulled the…

Buying children’s books on a budget

Buying children’s books on a budget My children love to read. People tell me I am lucky that they love to read but I tell…

A fun idea for a teddy bears picnic (and a free download)

Last week my daughter had her little friend around to play and the sun was shining. It was the perfect day for a teddy bears…

How to get 50% off kids magazines

I just want to tell you abouyt a great new find Kid Mags Store. It’s basically a new online store that sells back-issue magazines at…

Bloom Pops Flower Design Studio

We have been doing lots of craft this summer holidays and the more they do the more ‘into it’ my children are…. growing in confidence…

Simple Play Ideas: Folded Paper Monster

Sometimes you are stuck  for a while with a restless child with nothing to do and nothing to play with …maybe you are waiting for…

Netmums Top Tips for Playing with your Toddler

Tips for Playing with your Toddler I have been involved recently in making a series of films for Netmums along with some other brilliant bloggers…