Pox watch is back :(

Oh dear, been up since 6am with Monkey (unlike him) and we have a few more spots. Do we have the pox? I thought he’d be covered within hours of first two appearing, so when that didn’t happen I presumed that he was fine. So now it’s a couple of… Continue reading »

How difficult can it be to get replacement barriers for a level crossing?

Having come from a sales/customer service background I’m always interested to observe ‘customer service’ in action. I have been so impressed in general with those companies I have contacted with issues since having Monkey. I contacted Orchard Toys about some lost parts from our Insey Winsey Spider game, fully expecting… Continue reading »

5 Ideas for Pretend Play with Play Food

5 Ideas for Pretend Play with Play Food. Anything getting children to enjoy food works for me; especially as Monkey comes from a line of family greengrocers 🙂

What’s for lunch Mum? Love our kitten :)

Brewster is 8 months old today and is so lovely. He is Monkey’s best friend and they get into so much trouble together. Who needs two kids with these two??!

Do we have the pox?

Do we have the pox?

So today will be spent on pox watch with Monkey! One very dubious looking spot and a couple of red marks – do we have the pox?  Will we be spending the rest of half term with chicken pox? Almost 6 years ago to the day I came down with… Continue reading »

Izziwizzi Kids Toy Testers for 2013 – it’s official!

How exciting!! Monkey and I received an email yesterday from Izziwizzi Kids letting us know that our application to be toy testers for 2013 has been successful. We are very excited, and looking forward to having some fun over the coming months. Mummy has lots to learn about creating a… Continue reading »

I must keep my New Year’s Resolution!!

So, I promised myself that as my son started his full funded pre-school hours in January that I would get my head around Blogging and get this Blog up and running properly. Uum…. it’s 31st January, but I’m about to make a start – I promise!! Think I was just… Continue reading »

Our first video review

Well today we have joined the YouTube revolution (I know!  how out of date am I???) and created our first video review for the excellent Orchard Toys ‘Three Little Pigs‘ game  – The only issue being that due to a very rare diary malfunction our review is late for IzziWizzi… Continue reading »

Getting ready for Daddy’s birthday

So today we have been to our weekly swimming lesson, today my son decided that he really didn’t want to do anything the instructor wanted – fun session for Mummy!! Then home to make a painting for Daddy’s birthday tomorrow while he was asleep upstairs.  Then we baked some choc… Continue reading »

Newbie to the world of blogging

Hi Blogging world! I’m an over 40’s Mum of a little boy who is nearly 3 years old now.  I decided to be a stay at home Mum when he was born for a number of reasons and have rarely regretted my decision. He started pre-school in September for 2… Continue reading »