Another day in ‘poxville’

Well Monkey and I had a better night’s sleep so that was appreciated. He has lots of blisters now but still lots of little red spots that don’t seem to have changed at all since yesterday. Wish he’d eat something, not even a peanut butter sandwich could tempt him today;… Continue reading »

The dreaded pox is here in force

Poor Monkey, only 2 hours sleep last night left us both slightly worse for wear this morning.  I had hoped he’d have a lie in, but one hyper active kitten put a stop to that idea.  He wanted his partner in crime to get up and play and that, was… Continue reading »

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 »