How to Spot A Mum – the perfect book

*We were delighted to review How to Spot a Mum for this blog post* This is the perfect gift for Mother’s Day. I’ll say that at the start of this piece of writing. How to Spot a Mum by Donna Amey Batt with lovely illustrations by Aura Lewis This warm and witty celebration of mums […]

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Lockdown 3 Diaries – Keep calm and carry on

Lockdown 3 Diary week 3499, or something and we are basically more of the same and keep calm and carry on. Which is, I think what most people are trying to do, and frankly, it’s damn hard and boring but we stick to it. Our last diary was two weeks ago, post Covid test. We […]

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Celebrate Valentines Day at home

*If you are celebrating Valentines Day at home this year, because you can’t go out, or go away, then we have some perfect suggestions to help make it fun, romantic and interesting. We were kindly sent items to review for this post* Being at home doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy Valentine’s Day and it doesn’t […]

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How to make bike storage a design statement

Sharing a guest post on bike storage and looking good on your bike by Catherine Bedford, Dashel Helmets. Cycle safety is a topic I am passionate about and being safe on your bike doesn’t have to be boring and neither does owning a bike. Cycling is growing rapidly in popularity as people try to take […]

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When your kids are more tech-smart than you

It happens. As a parent, living in a time when kids have access to technology for both personal, and educational use, you realize your kids are more tech-smart than you. It’s happened to me. It probably happened a while ago, I was just in denial.  The reality is that my kids are more tech-smart than […]

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Winter cycling and helpful cycle safety tips

I am passionate about cycle safety. My children and husband are enthusiastic cyclists and we are very strict about keeping safe when out on bikes. 10 years ago, my husband had a bad bike accident and his life was saved by his bike helmet. This guest post by Catherine Ellis, Hill & Ellis has some […]

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Lockdown 3 Diaries – week 3 – the one with the Covid test

Lockdown 3 Diaries and week 3 with a visit for a Covid test and pulling ourselves together after what has been a particularly challenging week. Last week we were adjusting to lockdown and accepting that this is life again, for the next while. Well, this week has been interesting. We have to have a Covid […]

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Fun with Stomp Rocket Junior Glow

*We were kindly sent some Stomp Rocket kits to try, all opinions are our own* We are always big fans of toys or games that kids outside and Stomp Rocket are a firm favourite for us. Their Junior Glow Fun 100% Kid Powered rockets that can have to be blown to be flown are a […]

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It’s the little things that keep cats happy

*As a pet owner one of my jobs is to make sure my pets are healthy and finding things that keep cats happy is important too. We were delighted to review some items that help, from Pet Safe for this blog post. All opinions are our own.* We love our cats but we also love […]

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5 ways to introduce environmental issues to children

Sharing a blog post from Rinexii with some simple ways to to introduce environmental issues to children If you care about the planet, it’s likely that you also hope your children will grow to develop that same passion. Even if they don’t grow up to be full time environmentalists, teaching every child to care about […]

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