Num Noms Party at Bella Italia + Giveaway

Share This: Princess and I were recently invited to Bella Italia in Nottingham for a pizza making party to celebrate the launch of Num Noms series 2.  Num Noms were a big hit in this house the first time round, so when we heard that series 2 were about the shelves we got really excited. Princess & I headed into…

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Betty Spaghetty Mix & Match Dolls Toy Review

Share This: The Betty Spaghetty Mix & Match trio doll set arrived in our house a few weeks ago and my daughter was super excited to get her hands on it.  This doll set is awesome as it contains 3 Betty Spaghetty dolls and 55 pieces to play with.  It’s one of those toys where your imagination really can run…

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Family Activities At Nottingham Contemporary

Share This: My daughter and I were lucky enough to be invited to the Nottingham Contemporary to find out more about their summer exhibition and free family activities.  I love introducing my family to new experiences, so I jumped at the chance to pop along.  My daughter really enjoys arts and crafts, so I knew she would love it, and…

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Safe Summer Fun With Garnier Ambre Solaire

Share This: I have been looking forward to this summer for so long.  It’s the first summer that my daughters have really enjoyed playing outside together and they are loving it.  If we haven’t got anything particular planned I know they will love some water play in the garden or a picnic in the park. The difference between this summer and…

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Eating Out Inspiration? Family Fun At Brewer’s Fayre

Share This: Finding places to eat when you have such a big age gap in a family can be really challenging. With teen heading off to university in a few weeks, I’m keen for him to spend some family time with me and the girls.  He’s luke warm to the prospect, but when food is involved he soon comes round.

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Peugeot 5008 Allure HDi Car Review

Share This: Peugeot recently asked us if we would test drive their 5008 7 seater family car and see what we thought.  As we a looking for a family car right now, it could’t have come at a better time for us.  I’ve never driven a Peugeot, so I really was going into this road test with a fresh pair…

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Princess Peppa’s Carriage Review

Share This: So Princess Peppa’s Carriage arrived at our house, and there quite possibly could not be a better toy for my 4 year old Peppa Pig fan to play with.  She loves Peppa Pig a lot, and put her in a sparkly pink princess carriage and you have one very happy little girl indeed.

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My August Must Haves For The Family

Share This: Hasn’t it been a funny old summer.  The weather seems to have a complete mind of it’s own leaving us confused about what to wear and how to spend our free time.  The sunny days are even more precious than normal as you don’t know when the heavens are going to open again.  Despite the unpredictable weather, I…

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Teva Kids Sandals Review

Share This: My girls love sandals, and they also love being adventurous.  Sometimes, sandals and adventure don’t always go very well together, especially when you like sparkly sandals and climbing in the adventure playground.  A sparkly pair of sandals can soon look like a battered pair of sandals once they have been put through the mill at the play park…

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Toddlebike Review + Giveaway

Share This: When Little Pudding turned two we made a really big mistake.  We bought her a balance bike, thinking it would be great for her to be able to practice on ready for a getting a big girls bike.  Well, unfortunately, she really didn’t get on very well with it, and it became quite apparent she was’t quite ready…

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Thaikhun Review: A Welcome Change In Thai Food

Share This: Thai food is one of my favourite cuisines, so when Thaikhun invited us to try their restaurant at the intu victoria centre in Nottingham, they literally didn’t have to ask me twice.  I popped onto the website, and knew immediately it would be right up our street, or perhaps more accurately, right up a street in the vibrant…

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Buddy Balls Toy Review + Giveaway

Share This: Buddy Balls have landed in our home and I have to admit we are a little bit in love with them.  We were recently sent a Buddy Ball by Mookie and at first I was sceptical.  It’s a soft toy, and we are more than a little bit over run with soft toys in this house. Buddy Balls…

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Our Thoughts On Larmer Tree Festival

Share This: I can’t believe it’s a week ago now that we were singing ‘Meet The Veggies’ with Mr Bloom and dodging raving Grannies on shopping trolleys at Larmer Tree Festival.  It all seems quite surreal now.  We had been looking forward to going for weeks, with everything crossed for a dose of sunshine for our three day camping adventure.  We’d…

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Introducing Little Chickie + Giveaway

Share This: Just recently I was introduced to a gorgeous new online shop for babies and toddlers called Little Chickie.  This family run business based in Epping Forest stocks some of the most adorable gifts and clothes for little people that I’ve seen in a long time.  Their range of clothes includes selections from Kite, Piccalilly and Little Green Radicals.  Not…

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Crotec Wagon With Shade Canopy Review

Share This: Before we went to Larmer Tree Festival, Daddy insisted that we invested in a trolley that we would be able to use to move our camping equipment in and, more importantly, that we could use to transport the kids in during our weekend away.  As we thought a camping trolley would be something that we would use a…

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