A Terrarium can make a beautiful gift.

*This is a review post* I am always on the lookout for unique and unusual particularly for the husband as he is often harder to buy for and surprise. This year, a terrarium has provided the perfect gift idea. Something he can enjoy putting together, and then enjoy for a long time afterward. He’s an […]

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Mixing it up in the kitchen Von Shef

*This is a review post. I was kindly sent an item to share. All opinions are my own* I was delighted to receive a new gadget for my kitchen for Valentine’s Day this year from Von Shef. I am a very practical person. I am also not a person who is offended if I am […]

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Thoughtful gifts for Valentine’s Day for Him.

*We were kindly sent items to review for this post* Valentine’s Day seems to have appeared on my horizon faster than I thought it would. We don’t make a lot of fuss around here but I do like to get some things that the husband likes and to make him feel appreciated amongst the chaos […]

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A little Swizzles Valentine’s Day love

*This is a review post. I was kindly sent some items review* Valentine’s Day for me is all about fun, quirky, making people smile and not taking it too seriously. Swizzles make that very easy and you can make someone in your life happy with some of their proper and what I call old fashioned […]

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Stuff we loved January 2020. Food and fun

*This blog post contains affiliate links which earn my some income if you click and make a purchase via a link shared here* Welcome to our January 2020 edition of Stuff we Loved. Sharing things, places, food, and useful bits and pieces we think you might like. Please note that some links may be to […]

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Choosing the right sunglasses or goggles for winter sports.

*this is a collaborative post* Snow is one of the most reflective surfaces when it comes to light, so wearing sunglasses for winter sports is absolutely essential to avoid harmful UV rays, even without direct sunlight. Snow blindness (when bright light reflected from snow affects vision) is a real threat when skiing or snowboarding, particularly […]

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Blinded by the Light – a feel-good movie

*This is a review post. We were sent a DVD to review* If you are looking for a feel-good movie to watch, then Blinded By the Light might be just up your street. A story of a boy trying to balance the cultural differences he faces with his family and his strict father’s expectations versus […]

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Downton Abbey – the movie, who’s excited?

*This is a review post. I was kindly sent a copy of the DVD to review* If like me, you are a fan of Downton Abbey and have watched all the series shown on TV then you might have been a little bit excited by the release of the movie based on the series at […]

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Foam alive. Sensory fun that’s not messy.

*This is a review post, we were kindly sent a product to try* I am always on the lookout for sensory play ideas for work and home, and ones that are non-messy usually works best. Messy play doesn’t need to be stressful and require lots of clean up, there are toys, and resources out there […]

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