A Parcel of Pigs and other Funny Tails – review and giveaway

A Parcel of Pigs and other Funny Tails

There are times when as an avid bookworm it’s hard having a child whose a reluctant independent reader.  Don’t get me wrong, Monkey loves books, he’ll happily let me read to him for hours, but getting him to read.  Oh boy, that’s a totally different story.  It’s not that he… Continue reading »

Fundels Multiplications and Playing with Numbers – review and giveaway

Fundels Multiplications and Playing with Numbers

We may have a reluctant reader in this house, but it appears that Monkey likes maths.  Clearly gets that from his father and Gramps, and most definitely not from me!  Although Monkey knows his numbers well, he still takes a while to work out sums in his head, so I’ve… Continue reading »

ChewyMoon giveaway

This evening I thought I’d share a ChewyMoon giveaway worth £19.80.  The winner will receive a free one month subscription to Chewymoon, receiving 1 box per week of healthy snack alternatives for a period of 4 weeks. So what is ChewyMoon I hear you ask?  Well, the company provides fun-filled snack boxes… Continue reading »

The Frog Who Was Blue – review and giveaway

The Frog Who Was Blue

I’m always on the look out for a new book to read with Monkey, and anything involving animals is always a good place to start.  The Frog Who Was Blue is written by Faiz Kermani and was published through Matador Books not long ago. In The Frog Who Was Blue we meet… Continue reading »

POP BOOK photo book – review and giveaway worth £5.99

POP BOOK photo book

Are you looking for an alternative idea for a Valentine’s Day gift?  Or maybe a little present to cheer someone up? Either way, I might have just the thing for you as I’ve just discovered the POP BOOK app.  The free app lets you create mini photo books (you all… Continue reading »

Johnson’s Top-to-Toe giveaway worth £12

Johnson's Top-to-Toe giveaway worth £12

Today I’m offering you a Johnson’s Top-to-Toe giveaway worth £12 with a bundle of toiletries specially formulated for babies aged 0 to 6 months.     The bundle of Johnson’s Top-to-Toe items included in this giveaway include: Baby Bath, Moisturising Baby Cream, Baby Massage Lotion, Baby Massage Oil and Baby Washcloths,… Continue reading »

Song of the Deep – Merryn’s Journey – review and giveaway

Song of the Deep - Merryn's Journey

There’s nothing I like more than story time with Monkey.  He loves me reading to him and with the holidays upon us, we’ve had more time to curl up on the sofa and read a pile of books together.  He loves adventure books and we’ve discovered a little gem recently… Continue reading »

The Prints Gallery Jungle Rumba Range giveaway worth £22.00


I’ve got something a little different to offer you this evening.  I’ve teamed up with a new online art gallery which specialises in selling art prints for all the family.  Two lucky readers can choose an Anthony Veale print in my The Prints Gallery Jungle Rumba Range giveaway worth £22.00. The Jungle… Continue reading »

Colour & Learn World Map duvet cover – review and giveaway

Colour & Learn World Map duvet cover

Not that long ago you may remember that Monkey got to have some colouring fun with a Colour & Learn World Map pillowcase. Well the team at eat sleep doodle thought he might like the matching Colour & Learn World Map duvet cover, and it’s gone down a storm here. The eat… Continue reading »

Nine Lives – review and Blu-Ray giveaway

Nine Lives

Today sees the release of Nine Lives on DVD and Blu-ray and Monkey and I enjoyed a sneaky preview recently.  Being a family of cat lovers I thought we’d enjoy watching what happens when My Fuzzypants arrives in the Brand household. Released through Lionsgate Home Entertainment, Nine Lives runs for… Continue reading »