Get kids in the kitchen with a brilliant baking kit

*This is a review post. We were sent a brilliant baking kit to review* We are big fans of baking in our house, and it’s something I have taught my kids and encourage them to enjoy. Being able to bake and cook, even basic meals and foods is an important skill for everyone I think, […]

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Giant Land Snails make great pets

If you read our blog, you will know we have cats, a hamster, and a gecko, BUT we also have giant land snails. We have had them for a while, and they are the least demanding members of our household. I have always been one for the less cute kind of pet. I was responsible […]

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Experience days make perfect gifts

As a family, we love doing things and as the children have got older we have found experience days are a great way to spend time together, try something new, and do something different. Getting out, going places and seeing and doing works so well for us as a family but we also find experience […]

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Pawsome care for pets with Be Loved

*Be:Loved kindly asked us to review their products and share them with our readers* Our pets are amazing, and we love them, and they love us back (mostly, sometimes Layla makes it clear she really doesn’t approve of our life choices and hasn’t really ever forgiven me for having children) and it’s our job to […]

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Life in Lockdown, round 2, or is it 3, who knows?

It’s been a while since I wrote a life in lockdown post. We ended off in the summer, with life vaguely doing some sort of normal, then the children went back to school, the boy started ballet school classes, and we sort of breathed. In early January of this year, I happened to pick up […]

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Do you clean your phone regularly? Why not?

Do you clean your phone regularly? I do. I know that sounds strange. I hate cleaning. I am no Mrs Hinch and it’s not something I enjoy or love, but cleaning is a task that has to be done. *This post does contain an affiliate link that if you click on, and make a purchase, […]

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Things to think about before getting a family pet

*This is a collaborative post sharing some things to think about before getting a family pet to your life and the things you need to think about before you embark on the rewarding journey it can be* A pet is a wonderful addition to a family as your kids will always have someone to play […]

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Be more unicorn with Fiesta Crafts

*Fiesta crafts kindly sent us a fun mask making kit that meant we could be more unicorn* If you are looking for something fun and easy for kids to do, with a little adult help, for dressing up or just to add some fun creativity then a mask from Fiesta crafts might be just what […]

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3 Awesome Card Games for Kids

This is a collaborative post sharing why trading card games are a great idea to get your kids into* There are lots of amazing trading card games available for kids that are both fun, developmentally appropriate and worthwhile experience. Not only can children learn a lot from these amazing games, but they’re also a brilliant […]

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Thinking about buying a house? Our plans for the future.

*If you are thinking about buying a house, then this is a collaborative post that might be helpful* Buying a house is a topic we as a family have discussed often. We currently rent, but as we all know, life changes and plans made sometimes don’t happen. In the past few months the financial markets, […]

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