Jane Austen’s Emma, a classic, modernized for screens.

*This is a review post. I was kindly asked to review Emma, for this post* Jane Austen’s Emma is one of my favourite books. I studied it at school and wrote almost ten thousand words on the story, for my English Higher exam at school. I know it well. My much loved and very tatty […]

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Creative sensory fun with Jumping Clay

*This is a review post, we were kindly sent some Jumping Clay to try* I am a huge fan of products that help with creative and sensory play and Jumping Clay is the perfect tool for this. The World’s Best Air Drying Modelling Clay It is impossible to describe the texture of this magical modelling […]

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Wine is the perfect gift – from Sparkling Direct

*This is a review post, we were kindly sent some wine to review and share about* We think wine is the perfect gift to give someone for a special occasion, or a birthday. Or to mark a celebration or event, or simply because you want to give someone who loves good wine, something special. Sparkling […]

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Personal gift ideas to make someone smile…

*This is a review post, we were kindly sent some items to try* Sometimes it can be hard to think up a gift idea for someone but personal gift ideas are always a good way to tell someone you are thinkung about them, and make them feel like you have put thought and effort into […]

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Water fight fun with BunchOBalloons. Getting kids outside

*This is a review post. We were kindly gifted some products* Getting kids outside to play is one of my parenting musts and even when the weather isn’t great we try to get outside every day. Outside time, fresh air, running around, playing games, and having fun are a childhood essential and it’s good for […]

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Getting creative with Yorkshire Fabric Shop

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some fabric to create a collaborative post* I am not a naturally crafty person but I do love sewing and knitting, and my teenager has inherited this from me, and she is far more creative. Yorkshire Fabric Shop asked us to get creative with some fabric […]

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The Good Life Game – self-sustaining family fun…

It’s not often we come across a family game that I will admit to enjoying but The Good Life game has landed in our family home and it’s one that has amused and entertained us and even I will admit it’s a lot of fun to play. Use your wheelbarrow to move around the board […]

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Badminton fun – get the kids outside to play

*We were kindly sent some items to try for this post* A little known fact about me as that I loved playing badminton as a teen and young adult. My mum also played. in fact she played competitively for her county as a young adult, and she enjoyed playing when she could wherever we lived […]

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MentalUP – a safe game to get kids brains working

I am always on the lookout for apps that work well for my kids when I want them to have productive screen time. Whilst I am not anti screen time, I do sometimes want them to be using screens in a way that is good for their brains. This is where MentalUP comes in. It’s an award-winning […]

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Splash – a fast-paced and fun family game

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a game to try as a family* If you are looking for a fast-paced and fun game that the whole family can enjoy then Splash might be perfect. I am always looking for games to keep the kids busy and to enjoy as a family that […]

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