The Mad Moon Mission – review and giveaway

The Mad Moon Mission

You all know that Monkey’s reading journey has been a long one.  He loves books, just not the reading of them. He recently moved up another band in his school reading books, and I know that free reading chapter books are on the horizon.  So I’m trying to put more… Continue reading »

A Mother’s Day treat from KAYA – review and £40 giveaway

A Mother's Day treat from KAYA

You all know I love jewellery and you may recall I reviewed a lovely personalised pendant last year.  Well I’ve just received a Mother’s Day treat from KAYA and I love that it’s a little different from the norm. I’m not known for my love of hearts, so Daddy P and… Continue reading »

Mum moments with Hotel Chocolat – review and giveaway #MumMoments

Mum moments with Hotel Chocolat

As a child I remember Mothers Day as being a time to get my Mum some flowers or to make her sometime to keep. I don’t think I ever really grasped how special being a Mum actually is. I’m sure we’re all a little guilty of taking our parents for… Continue reading »

Become The Gruffalo Spotter with The Forestry Commission #GruffaloSpotters

Become The Gruffalo Spotter with The Forestry Commission

Have you heard that you can become The Gruffalo Spotter with The Forestry Commission?  No?  Well read on. They’ve teamed up with Magic Light Productions to offer an augmented reality app, bringing the story of The Gruffalo alive within their deep, dark woods and forests. So if you go down to… Continue reading »

Gazillion Giant Bubble Mill

Gazillion Giant Bubble Mill

No matter how old you are, who can resist blowing bubbles?  It’s an activity I’ve loved sharing with Monkey since he was a baby.  Seeing the look of delight on his face as he blows and a bubble appears and drifts off into the sky. As he’s grown up we’ve… Continue reading »

Spring has sprung – My Sunday Photo 050317

Spring has sprung - My Sunday Photo 050317

Spring has sprung – My Sunday Photo 050317

Project 365 2017 Week 9

Project 365 2017 Week 9

Project 365 2017 Week 9 Day 57 – The week of lost possessions and the first part of the flooring being completed. Sunday 26th February  – Day 57 A day at home getting rid of the carpet and underlay in the hallway and cloakroom ready for the flooring to be sorted in the… Continue reading »

An afternoon at Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm and Eco Centre

An afternoon at Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm and Eco Centre

Last Saturday we’d arranged to meet up with friends and spend an afternoon at Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm and Eco Centre.  It’s somewhere I’ve been meaning to take Monkey since in opened a few years ago, but for one reason and another it’s never happened.  It was time to put that… Continue reading »

All The Missing Girls – a book review

All The Missing Girls

I’m always on the look out for a new thriller and the debut novel from Megan Miranda has kept me up late into the night recently.  All the Missing Girls was published through Corvus Books last month and is well worth a read if you’re looking for something to keep… Continue reading »

Cluedo Junior – a review

Cluedo Junior

I’ve loved board games since I was a child and I’ve recently had the opportunity to introduce my Monkey 7-year-old son to a classic, with a modern twist.  We received Cluedo Junior from Hasbro and it’s gone down a storm. This version of the game is designed for children aged… Continue reading »