Luxury Bamboo Towels from The Towel Shop – review and giveaway

Bamboo Towels from The Towel Shop

With my recent painting spree in the house, I’ve felt the need for a little spring cleaning in other areas. Thanks to the Luxury Bamboo Towels from The Towel Shop, I now have a new towelling set which work well in either my bathroom or the en-suite.  Yes, you read… Continue reading »

Taking better care of my eyelids

Taking better care of my eyelids

I’ve had a bit of a wake up call over the last 4 months about taking better care of my eyelids.  Back in November I developed a chalazion on the middle of my left eyelid.  It’s been causing me all sorts of problems ever since, and I’m currently waiting for an… 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 »

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 »

Cley Designs personalised jewellery – review and giveaway

Cley Designs personalised jewellery

I’ve always loved jewellery and wanted to have Monkey’s fingerprint used in a piece of jewellery from the moment he was born.  Sadly Daddy P took forever to get the hint and Monkey was 3 before I finally had a necklace which I could wear.  It was lovely to have and… Continue reading »

Peli Guardian iPhone 6 case

If you are looking for a Christmas present for an accident prone family member then I might have just the solution for you.  The Peli Guardian iPhone 6 case is tested to Military specifications (MIL-STDG) for a 1.2m drop protection.  I was introduced to Peli and their range of phone and… Continue reading »

Living with O2 Home View – one month on #O2Home

Living with O2 Home View

You may recall that we recently had the O2 Home View package installed to give us added peace of mind with Daddy P working long hours. My first post described the initial set up and our reasons for choosing this service. The O2 Home View package provides us with a… Continue reading »

Organising the garage with Tufferman

Organising the garage with Tufferman

We have a very small garden, so we’ve always resisted adding a shed.  Of course, this has meant that our garage has become a dumping zone over the years.  From wheelie bins to bikes, BBQ and garden tools, it’s been pretty much rammed with clutter.  Daddy P then decided to… Continue reading »

Setting up our O2 Home View #O2Home


As regular readers know, Daddy P works long and unsociable hours, meaning that Monkey and I are often home alone.  I don’t mind being on my own overnight really, and it hadn’t really bothered me at all until the back-end of last year.  In November, my neighbour a few doors down… Continue reading »

Personalised Photos gifts from Printerpix

Personalised Photos gifts from Printerpix

Being a rather prolific photographer I’m always on the look out for ways to save the memories I’ve captured on my camera.  I was looking through the range of personalised Photos gifts from Printerpix recently as I wanted to update a photo canvas of Monkey.  It’s a couple of years old and… Continue reading »