Celebrating Father’s Day with Hotel Chocolat – review and giveaway

Celebrating Father's Day with Hotel Chocolat

My parents moved to Spain over a decade ago and although it’s not a million miles away, we don’t get to spend much time together.  We miss birthdays, Christmas and Mother’s and Father’s Day.  This year my parents celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary, in fact, in a couple of weeks…. Continue reading »

Going back to our youth with Stylophone

Going back to our youth with Stylophone

You know you’ve reached a certain point in your life when all the things you remember with fondness from your childhood are back in fashion.  My memories are now the retro must have items of the 21st century. I recently found the perfect Fathers Day present for Daddy P and… Continue reading »

Fathers Day crafts from Baker Ross

Fathers Day crafts from Baker Ross

June is a going to be a bit of a frantic month here.  We’re away at the beginning of the month and then I’ll be getting organised for BritMums, I’ll actually be away for most of Fathers Day so Monkey is taking his Daddy out for the day – special… Continue reading »

Fathers Day at Cadbury World #CountryKids

Fathers Day at Cadbury World

Daddy P is a total chocoholic and his brand of choice is Cadbury.  So I’ve been planning a trip for some time to his idea of heaven.  We spent Fathers Day at Cadbury World last month.  But the day was more than just learning about chocolate production and eating samples! I’d… Continue reading »

Personalising Fathers Day with Treat Republic

Personalising Fathers Day with Treat Republic

As I’ve mentioned before Daddy P is a rather tricky customer when it comes to buying gifts for him.  He’s not a drinker, has huge feet, has no interest in sport – you can see my problem can’t you!  He does love his food though, so this year we’ll be… Continue reading »

Fathers Day with Red Candy

Fathers Day with Red Candy

You may remember that I recently received a lovely jewellery stand from Red Candy. I’ve been thrilled with it and I love the range of unusual gift ideas that the online retailer has. Daddy P is a bit of a nightmare to buy for at the best of times. Father’s… Continue reading »

Postal cake? That’s my kind of delivery

We are big cake lovers in this house, I do a fair bit of baking myself, but when Baker Days offered to give me some time off I jumped at the chance! So who are Baker Days and what do they do? The Baker Days website makes it simple to… Continue reading »

Fathers Day on the Watercress Line

I grew up not a million miles from Alton in Hampshire and had seen signs for the Watercress Line run by Mid Hants railways, many times over the years.  My husband had taken his Dad to one of their World War II special events a few years before he passed… Continue reading »

20% discount code for Father’s Day photobook – grab your code here

We recently reviewed an ItsYourStory photo book for Fathers Day – well you can now get 20% discount off the Zoo Adventure Book featured on their website until end of day on Monday 10th June 2013 – just enter code DADDYCOOL at checkout. This offer does not include P&P and… Continue reading »

Don’t forget Gramps on Father’s Day

The lovely people at Love2Read saw my recent review for Grandpa’s Garden and asked me if I’d like to review one of their personalised photo books for Father’s Day – but for a Grandfather.  I loved the idea, and decided that we would create a book for Gramps in Spain…. Continue reading »