The MAD Awards…what I wore

Well everyone who voted for me for the mummy and daddy best new blog award,, thank you so much.  I didn’t win my category that…

Being a good friend and 80 fabulous scarecrows

  Fabulous scarecrows Oh I have just seen the most fabulous scarecrows Last Sunday I was feeling a bit skint and uninspired. A trip to the…

The Maclaren Volo buggy – a review

We have just come back from a holiday at the Yorkshire seaside and my 3 year old wore her little legs out going up and…

Comping…how to win lots of prizes, for mums

Thanks to super lucky Di Coke for this fab guest post I’m one of those folk often referred to as a ‘professional’ comper, having won…

Hipp Organic Rice cakes

Hipp Organic Ricecakes   Hipp Organic Apple rice cakes are my kids all time favourite supper choice and have been for ages. I am as…

Muddly puddles waterproof set

Autumn is here with its russet leaves, puddles and golden light –so beautiful. My daughter has been testing this gorgeous  muddy puddles waterproof set.  …

Trunki

I bet you remember seeing Trunki suitcases  on dragons den. I know I do. How much fun did they look! I just wished they did …

A mummy bloggers ode to Interflora

How lovely are the flowers That just came to my door The lady said they were for me And I said ‘Are you sure?’ Since…

Friday competition: Win a wean machine

The wean machine is amazing! The Wean Machine from wedding HD on Vimeo. Makes baby food wherever you are Easy to use, just fill, squeeze…

Profile of a mummy inventor: Tilly Beazeley (the wean machine)

  Tilly Beazeley, mother and inventor of The Wean MachineTM    Tilly Beazeley, inventor of The Wean Machine was born in the Cotswolds and bought up…

Phoenix trading cards – a review

Last week I  put a profile of a Phoenix Card trader up on the blog. Phoenix cards are sold through local traders often at school fairs,…

Mums: advice on setting up in business on a budget

 Setting up in business on a budget   Thanks to Julia Odgers from kidstravel2 for this fab guest post and personal story Before having children…

How to become a Virtual Assistant – mums making money

  How to become a Virtual Assistant Guest post by Emma Ewers – The Internet Marketing VA (Big thanks Emma) I am a mum of…

Scrubbing and glowing – quick easy beauty products

Today – quick easy beauty products Beauty products have to be speedy and effective these days for me to bother using them  and I need…

Copywriting and kiddies – babies can make you money!

Thanks to Nicola Cooper-Abbs (who you can contact at All Words) for this fab guest post  I’ve been a freelance copywriter and editor since 2004.…

Banana boat clear ultramist sunscreen – a review

Moaning does my head in and sunscreen always causes moaning in our family. My kids both have a ‘todo’ with sunscreen, but they are both…

And the winner of How to afford time off with your baby is….

Well done to Rebecca Brown who wins a copy of my book How to afford timeoff with your baby. Here is how she finds creative…

Friday competition – Halos and Horns

Halos and horns have sent our family  some lovely products to trial.  Here’s what we thought of them   Baby bath – my daughter has very…

Imemory box winner announced

Congratulations ot Lauren Smith the imemory box winner who wins a years subscription worth £29.99. Lauren’s favourite pregnancy menory was so sweet…..  My favourite pregnancy…

Profiling Avon – A Great Job For Mums

A Great Job For Mums Thank you Kerry – a regular writer for baby budgeting for this inspiring post When I fell pregnant with Baba…