Welcome to Area Five: My new sponsor

Welcome to our new sponsor: Area Five. Area five is a fantastic website selling a wide variety of baby gifts and goods. They stock toys, clothing, toiletries…

365 Everyday Games and Pastimes

365 Everyday Games and Pastimes 365 Everday Games and Pastimes is published by Square Peg and retails at £14.99 My thoughts: Oh, I think this…

I had a little makeover: A Sheer Cover review

  This is me first thing in the morning, no make up, not enough sleep.  I was sent some sheer cover to try and this…

Birthday presents for other peoples children on a budget

 Birthday presents for other peoples children Birthday presents for other peoples children do not need to be expensive. Other children’s parties are a fantastic and…

A John Lewis Christmas

Back in July I attended a John Lewis Christmas Preview. Oh my was it gorgeous.  I wanted….everything! I didn’t blog abot it back then as I did’t…

How to cure the Housework Blues

  How to cure the housework blues – top tips Housework Blues : How to cope with the mental and emotional challenge of keeping a…

Weigh in: Week 9 (Project 70-0) and an admission :(

Okay blog well my last weigh in was on the 23rd August. We don’t need to discuss the last 2 months do we? No ?…

Pay Pal competition

PayPal have launched a brilliant prize draw promotion that give everyone who enters the chance to win a year’s salary of £40,000. Find it at…

Friday Competition: Win a pampering range of Tottles

I bet you are thinking …what on earth is a tottle? Well its not a tube, its not a bottle   No, it’s the NEW Montagne…

Make do and mend in the most gorgeous fabric!

What-A-Hoot: a witty and whimsical children’s collection It is the perfect excuse to buy lovely fabrics when you are being a thrifty mummy. Some fabrics…

Is this the Boost your washing needs?

 My kids are mucky. They truly are, particluarly my very active son. If someone can get their lunch down them , mud and fgras stains…

Half term on a budget: Making a tree for your kitchen

Leaves are beautiful – why not collect some to make a tree picture? Draw and have your child paint in a big brown tree trunk…

Be a star – make a video of your celebrity life

sponsored post   Please take a look below at my crazy Be A Star video. It’s so fuuny! At last ….famous! I’m really living the ups…

Half term on a budget: Make an easy peasy bird feeder

 To make a pine cone bird feeder you just attach a pine cone to a piece of string and dip it into melted vegetable suet…

Competiton – Win a Playskool Lullaby Gloworm

I reviewed Playskool’s gloworm a few weeks ago and they have very kindly given me another to competition off. so here is that review again…

Half term on a budget: Bang, whizz, fizz…explosive painting!

Firework pictures are brilliant fun to make and you simply need straw paint and paper. Make your paint super runny ( just by adding water.)…

Kids can have a Very stylish winter (on a budget)

Party season is approaching! Baby clothing  is always so tempting at the best of times. Once you stat picking up those little tights and rara…

How to make a scarecrow

      How to make a scarecrow – a simple guide Scarecrows are traditionally used to keep birds from eating crops. Scarecrows are made…

Brother Max 5 Bath Toys – encouraging independent washing!

When Brother Max offered to send me some bath toys I was expecting the same old thing..squirters, animals, pouring cups,,,,but no!  This looked a bit…

Friday competiton: Win a bottle of Mon Bebe perfume

It is very tricky to buy a newborn baby or christening gift that is unusual witout spending a fortume. We often want to get something…