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Summer days out with the kids #4: Colby Woodland Garden, Pembrokeshire

Social media followers will know that this week we’re on staycation in Wales. My brother and sister-in-law have decamped to [...]

By |August 21st, 2015|Family days out, Reviews|8 Comments

Cookie Crumbles baking kits review: easy cakes, muffins & brownies

Before becoming a mum just-add-an-egg baking kits weren’t something I knew anything about – it wasn’t a supermarket shelf I [...]

By |August 10th, 2015|baking, Reviews|4 Comments

Kiddyum review: Finally! A 100% healthy kids’ ready meal

At last! I’ve finally found a solution to tea times when I've been working all day, my supply of homemade meals in the [...]

By |July 31st, 2015|Food, Reviews|2 Comments

Summer days out with the kids #2: Whitstable Oyster Festival, Kent

You’d think a love of oysters would be a prerequisite for visiting an oyster festival. It’s not. I hate oysters. [...]

By |July 29th, 2015|Family days out, Reviews|8 Comments

Natural Ketosis diet review: I dropped a dress size and lost three inches from my waist in 28 days

And I did it eating butter, double cream and pork scratchings. It sounds bonkers, but that’s what following a natural [...]

By |July 27th, 2015|Reviews|0 Comments

Summer days out with the kids #1: Sensational Butterflies Exhibition, London

BB doesn't even start school until September yet with the school holidays now upon us I already feel like we should [...]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Family days out, Reviews|6 Comments

The world’s first baby spa: such a thing does indeed exist

In what has been the hottest week of the year so far we’ve been keeping cool with a trip to [...]

By |July 1st, 2015|Parenting, Reviews|8 Comments

My Own Fairy door review & reader offer!

Doesn’t the idea of your very own fairy door complete with its own tiny key sound enchanting? The three year [...]

Lullaby star cube review: worth its weight in gold

Bed times have taken on a new routine in our house of late. BB is no longer so tired that [...]

By |June 10th, 2015|Baby, Beauty, Family life, Health, Newborn, Parenting, Reviews, School|0 Comments

Watching Stephen Mangan give birth actually seemed quite normal

Last week I had one of the most bizarre evenings I think I’ve ever had: I watched the actor Stephen [...]

Ella’s Kitchen finger food review: let weaning commence!

Just when you’ve settled nicely into a routine, it’s time to change it again and get used to a new [...]

Taking out a pension and making a will: eeek eeek eeek…

Getting a pension and making a will. Those are top on my list of life admin which I’ve been vowing [...]

By |May 8th, 2015|Baby, Family life, Health, Money, News, Parenting, Reviews, Work life|0 Comments

Our big allotment challenge! (with a little help from Aldi)

After 14 months on the waiting list we finally have an allotment (pictured). I was surprised at how quickly it [...]

Bing DVD review: this bunny will last beyond Easter

We’ve decamped to Dorset and the New Forest to grace the grannies with our presence over Easter. This year we’ve [...]

By |April 6th, 2015|Baby, Books, Family life, Parenting, Reviews|0 Comments

Lindt Easter chocolate review: the diddy lambs are almost too cute to eat (but not quite)

Easter has come early in our house. In fact most seasonal events – Halloween, Christmas, Pancake Day etcetera - tend [...]

By |April 1st, 2015|Baby, Family life, Food, Health, Parenting, Reviews|0 Comments