How to make your own Birthday Photo Booth


I LOVE pictures, I love the stories they can tell and memories they make. When I decided I wanted to have a birthday party for mine and hubby’s big birthdays I knew I wanted to add something to do with photos! I knew I didn’t want to be the one Read More →

NEXT Hedge End Southampton superstore


Hedge End in Southampton used to be a quiet little village with just your local village shops. When my parents moved to Hedge End over 40 years ago their house was surrounded by fields, well not anymore!  Hedge End was known for its strawberry fields but you have to look Read More →

Our visit to Harry potter world at warner bros studio tour


For T’s birthday this year he wanted to visit Harry Potter World, now I am not a Harry Potter fan at all, although I have seen the films, unlike hubby! We managed to get him to watch the first one before we went just so he had some idea who Read More →

Rusty is doing really well in his training – Training treats help!


Rusty is doing really well in his socialisation training to be a Hearing Dog for the Deaf This week we passed our 3 star award This involves…… Sit Down Stand In your bed Wait for 60 seconds 10 paces away Wait whilst you perform a distraction task Recall with voice Read More →

The new adventure playground at Royal Victoria Country Park


Today we visited the new adventure playground at Royal Victoria Country Park My children have been looking forward to this as they have been watching the new play area being built over the months and have been eagerly waiting for it to be finished! Each time we have visited they Read More →

Dream bedroom makeover


Next on this list of our house renovations is our main bedroom, it always gets left, always do everybody else rooms before ours. We just end up putting up with it because it’s only a room you sleep in. It’s not though is it, I go up there in the Read More →

Pirate tutu kids costume/fancy dress


At school my girls have been finding out all about pirates! So start the term off they had a visitor…..a real life parrot! All the children came home bursting to tell us about the parrot, also came home saying we needed to make a pirate outfit for an end of Read More →

Blueberry Ice Cream Lollies


This months Center Parcs challenge with Tots100 is all about ice lollies. Center Parcs ice cream enthusiast Deb Rogerson gave the tip of ‘Want to experiment with different flavours? Mix Greek yoghurt with a squeeze of honey, then just add your own additional flavouring. How about adding some crushed blackberries Read More →

Hotel Chocolat Summer Fusions

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When Hotel Chocolat contacted me and asked if I wanted to pick something from their Summer Collection I couldn’t say no! I chose their ‘Summer Collections Fruit Fusions’ box of 24 chocolates I had previously tried their handcream and it was pure luxury, so as you can imagine the thought Read More →

Me and you July


Another month has flown by and now it is the school holidays! How did that happen? Knowing that me and hubby wouldn’t get our usual Mondays alone together for a couple of months we ‘booked’ a date lunch in! Now you would think we would have gone to a pub, Read More →