Creating A Back To College Kit For My Sister

My sister Laura is going back to college so then she can go on to University to become a midwife. Laura needs a little encouragement when it comes to making things happen. We are going away at the start of September for a month, the same time Laura starts college. I decided to put together a starter college kit with some inspirational quotes to help her while we were gone. This is what I put together… Pencil Case The pencil… View Post

10 Classic Books Every Child Should Read Growing Up

Though I don’t do it often, I love to read. To me, there is nothing more that really pushes the boundaries of your imagination than reading. Reading the way a scene is and how it feels is a great way to expand someone’s imagination. I loved to read as a child and can remember to this day many books I loved reading over and over again. Dear Zoo – Rod Campbell This must appear on everyone’s list, right? I will be… View Post

Cheap And Thoughtful Stocking Filler Ideas

Ever since I can remember me and my sisters have woken up to a Christmas stocking at the end of our beds. And every year it was full of things that we loved, whether it was a small craft item I would use to little bits of makeup when we got older. As my parents had 3 girls filling stockings as you can imagine could get pricey. We always had great things in our stockings, I remember one year I… View Post

How To Make Salt Dough Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas is a time for family and spending time with your loved ones. This year I am making everyone a stamped salt dough ornaments to place on their tree every year. These decorations last a lifetime and would look beautiful with whatever colour scheme you have. These are fantastic to make with kids and family at Christmas time. Equipment And Ingredients 1 Cup salt 2 cups Flour 3/4 Cups Water Mixing Bowl Spoon Ribbon Stamps– optional, these can leave a… View Post

V-Tech ‘Toot Toot Friends’ Advent Calendar

This year we have noticed an extreme increase in luxury advent calendars. This doesn’t just involve luxury chocolate but toys, beauty and stationary! One of the ones that caught our eye was, of course, the V-Tech Toot Tooth Friends Advent Calendar. Aimed at children between the ages of 1-5 this is a lovely calendar to open and get you into the festive mood. The calendar is available in stores and online for £20 – £25. The calendar has 24 days… View Post

How To Make Gingerbread Christmas Biscuits

I am a huge lover of Christmas… you may have noticed already but still, I love it. I love the family together, the films and definitely the food. This year my Christmas spirit was a little low so I decided to get myself in the mood with some baking. We tired the gingerbread house kit a couple of years ago with my nephew and things got messy so this year I decided to make my very own gingerbread Christmas biscuits. I… View Post

Review: Protecting My MacBook Pro With Speck

We were sent this Speck Mackbook Pro case in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts, opinions and photographs are our own.  I have owned my MacBook Pro for over 4 years now and though I am careful there are situations that you just can’t control. We use our laptops for everything and I mean everything. They come with us while we travel, they are our TV and they are used heavily for us to make an income. Cora has… View Post

Chicco Oh la la Stroller Review

Honestly I can tell I’m not yet a mum, I don’t get excited about a brand new stroller or look for a new one for fun. My sister Laura on the other hand often stroller shops, she oggles at other peoples strollers and gets jealous. In a matter of weeks we were due to fly to Fuerteventura with both kids in tow, Matilda still needed a mode of transport for naps and long walks. This was making Laura feel a… View Post

In The Night Garden Live Show Review

I remember the days of looking after my nephew Frankie, who is now 6, and watching In The Night Garden. We now have a new fan of the show in the family, Matilda. She is 2 this year and loves her friends Iggle Piggle and Oopsy Daisy. She has a couple of figures as well as soft toys at home that enjoy bath time and playing in the garden. We were lucky enough to be invited to watch the live… View Post

Confidence And Why We Should Have It.

I have to admit I am not all that confident at times, I can be a little shy and nervous, mostly because I am scared of doing something wrong. The lack of confidence can be a number of things, you may be body confident but not confident enough to answer a question in a pub quiz. You may be smart confident because you know it is factually correct but not confident with grey areas. Don’t worry it isn’t just you,… View Post