5 Advent Calendars For Children

I recently shared my top 5 Advent Calendars for Adults and seeing as this blog is about family, I thought it only fair to share my favourite Advent Calendars For Children. 1. Wooden Christmas Tree I love this wooden Christmas tree advent calendar from John Lewis. You’ll need to fill it yourself with sweets/little gifts […]


Baby Annabell Learns To Walk Review

MissB adores Baby Annabell, we bought her the crying one for her third birthday and it’s been one of her favourite toys for the last two years. She has seen adverts for the new Baby Annabell Learns To Walk doll on television and has been asking for one constantly for the last few months. Little […]


The School Report – Our First Half Term

So we survived, just! Today is the last day of MissB’s first half term at school and providing nothing happens between now and when I pick her up then we have achieved a pretty successful start to school. Here is our School Report for the last few weeks. School Report for Parents of MissB Days […]


Leek and Potato Corn Chowder Slow Cooker Recipe

It’s that time of year again where warm and comforting slow cooker/crockpot meals are on my meal planner. I’ve been looking for a good vegetarian corn chowder slow cooker recipe for a while and finally with a lot of adapting, I’ve finally come up with something which the family loves. When I first served this […]


5 Advent Calendars for Adults

This is more of a wish list than anything else. It seems advent calendars have taken on a twist in recent years with more and more advent calendars for adults appearing on the market. I love counting down to Christmas and yes even as an adult I find the idea of getting a treat each […]


Barbie Colour Change Glam Bag – Review and Competition

I love items that are a little interesting and so when I was asked if I’d like to review a Barbie Colour Change Glam Bag from Tesco Direct I was more than happy to help. I mean, a handbag that changes colour? Who wouldn’t want one (well ok I’d prefer an adult version but I […]


Chia Pods and Vita Coco Kids – The Friday Foodie

We love trying out new food and drink in this household, I’m a bit unadventurous when it comes to doing my weekly shopping and tend to stick to my favourites section online. Quite often I miss new and exciting things which come to market such as Chia Pods and Vita Coco Kids which we are […]

Monsters Love Underpants – A Book Review

MasterB is obsessed with the Underpants series of books from Simon and Schuster, we’ve got almost all of them. Even better, we’ve just been sent a copy of their latest release Monsters Love Underpants to review which has meant I have a very happy little boy on my hands Claire Freedman and Illustrator Ben Cort […]


Spot A Lot Animal Escape – A Book Buddy Review

When we were asked to be a Parragon Book Buddy and review their latest releases every month, we were more than happy to help as we are huge book lovers in this household. This month we were sent Spot A Lot Animal Escape by Steve Smallman and Nicola Slater. MissB and MasterB love books which […]

It’s Not All Happy Smiley Babies – #VoiceofMums

Cussons Mum & Me have launched a campaign recently called the #Voiceofmums – you may have seen the hashtag on twitter along with their great video featuring real mums, which is sure to raise a chuckle and hit home with any mum. I love this campaign as it’s so refreshing to see being a parent […]

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