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[Read more]

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[Read more]

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[Read more]

Photo Diary: Disneyland Paris – November 2018

Helen and I took our first trip to Disneyland Paris together at the start of November. Here are some of our favourite photos from the trip. To learn more about planning your own trip to Disneyland Paris we recommend checking out our dedicated travel blog Inside Our Suitcase. Who even are you if you don’t[Read more]

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[Read more]

How to Make Gingerbread Christmas Biscuits

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[Read more]

The 2018 Advent Calendar Saga

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard that Helen and I have been causing a bit of a storm over on Youtube. Spending more than £1,000 of our own hard earned cash on advent calendars. This started when we publicly criticised an influencer for taking advantage of her subscribers by selling them[Read more]

October 2018 – What We Watched This Month

With the start of October came the decline of the weather and of course those early dark nights creeping in. One of the best times of year to watch all your favourite scary movies and really get into the cosy season. Helen loves this time of year as the trees turn a beautiful red and orange[Read more]

Review: Watermelon Smash Game – This Game Is So Much Fun!

Board games are becoming more and more fun and interactive recently. First with Speak Out, then Pie Face and now… Watermelon Smash!  This game is so much fun, and I know it’s going to be a huge hit with our family and friends over the festive period. We even made an entire Youtube video playing[Read more]

Review: O’keeffe’s Working Hands & Healthy Feet

We were sent this O’keeffes Working Hands & Healthy Feet boxset in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts, opinions and photographs are our own.  Playing video games, typing up articles, filming videos, sorting Lego,  packing boxes. These are just a couple of the tasks my hands take-on on a daily basis. Which is why[Read more]