Rewarding Renovations


Renovating your home can be tough, but the rewards far outweigh the time and effort. Renovating the place you call home doesn’t have to cost a fortune but can add a surprising amount of value to your home. For example, adding a lick of paint can increase a house value Read More →

‘Storytime Sounds’ app helps makes wonderful stories

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I was contacted by Mumsnet to download and review the Not on the – Storytime Sounds to see what we thought of it. ‘Storytime sounds’ is a fab app that is designed for families of children aged 3-7yrs to create extra element of fun to storytime. It is available Read More →

Frozen Elsa and Anna dressing up – Competition


Like lots of the little ones around I have two Frozen fans in my house! Although when we put on the Frozen soundtrack all 5 of us love a good sing along (yes I am including hubby in that too!!) So when Otley Run fancy dress contacted me to ask Read More →

Halloween Marshmallows


With Halloween coming soon it is time to have a bit of fun and to be silly! So I thought I would give the kids a surprise with Halloween marshmallows in their hot milk one day. Not only did they have Halloween marshmallows, their milk had changed colour! This was Read More →

Halloween Face Painting


My girls love face painting so I am having to do some practice ready for Halloween! Last year I was quite impressed with my efforts for their Halloween face painting…… So I got practicing again this year but the face painting didn’t go on as well this time so I Read More →

NEXT Cream 5 Tier shade


When I had my trip to the new NEXT superstore in Hedge End a couple of months ago they gave kindly gave us a gift voucher to spend in store. As I was doing my hallway at the time I could easily spend this! I needed some new lampshades for Read More →

Me and You October


Me and hubby had a perfect ‘Me and You’ month. We had 4 nights away together ON OUR OWN! My wonderful parents looked after the children from Monday to Friday whilst we stayed at a lovely barn in Surrey. It was pure bliss, just wonderful to have some quiet time Read More →

Silent Sunday 19/10


I know it is ‘silent’ Sunday but I just wanted people to know this little chap above is our new Hearing Dogs puppy, as it is a charity I thought best to mention to give awareness of the charity.

Pre teen bedroom design


When I saw that Chestertons we’re running a competition to win £250 worth of Selfridges vouchers by designing a dream room, I knew whose room I would design! I ran off to Pinterest to get pinning my ideas to my mood board. T’s room is a small room, it need Read More →

Helpful checklist when publishing blog posts


This month I plan to get organised with my blog, I am currently making a physical folder full of useful information for blogging. I am making my own planners, tip sheets and checklists to insert into the folder. It will be a quick easy reference point for me to check Read More →