Getting ready for warmer days with Hotter #SS17

Getting ready for warmer days with Hotter

Last week I got to go out for a few hours in the evening, caught the bus into Oxford and met up with a number of other Oxfordshire Bloggers.  We’d been invited to the Oxford store of Hotter and I couldn’t wait to see what they have on offer in their… Continue reading »

A Tale of Two Boots from Hotter

A Tale of Two Boots from Hotter

You may recall that I went to the Hotter AW16 launch in Banbury back in September. My niece Chloe, also a blogger, writing over at Its A Girl Thing Blogging was also at the event. Although there’s over 30 years difference in our ages (sobs quietly in a corner) we soon… Continue reading »

Kids Hale Hasbro outdoor boots from Muck Boot

Kids Hale Hasbro outdoor boots from Muck Boots

My son maybe turning 7 tomorrow, but that doesn’t mean that our muddy puddle jumping days are behind us.  Oh no.  In fact whenever Monkey is outdoors, he’s often to be found in search of mud and sticks, and puddles are just the added bonus.  I recently spotted some really… Continue reading »

Big Days Autumn fun with GORE-TEX #goretexbigdays

Big Days Autumn fun with GORE-TEX

The weather is turning and as Monkey and I venture out and about I need to know that his feet will stay warm and dry.  We’ve been having some Big Days Autumn fun with GORE-TEX and Monkey loves his new ECCO Urban Snowboarder boots. These fab boots have a wonderful fleece… Continue reading »

Wandering through the Woods with Dickies – review and £50 giveaway

Wandering through the Woods with Dickies

We do love to get outdoors as much as we can and with winter approaching it’s important to remember that the grown ups in the household need to be as suitably attired as Monkey always is.  We’ve had a number of adventures over the last few weeks including  an afternoon… Continue reading »

Walking into Autumn with Hotter #HotterAW16

Walking into Autumn with Hotter

It’s a well documented fact that I love shoes and boots. It’s a love affair that shows no sign of diminishing with age. But these days, along with styling and colour, I also appreciate comfort.  I’m going to be walking into Autumn with Hotter, and my feet are being treated to… Continue reading »

Ready for Big Days adventures with GORE-TEX #goretexbigdays

Ready for Big Days adventures with GORE-TEX

I can’t quite believe that the holidays are over and we are already back in the school routine.  Adventures now have to be squeezed into the weekends and I’m already on the countdown to the next half term.  This summer we’ve been Ready for Big Days adventures with GORE-TEX and Monkey’s feet… Continue reading »

Summer Smart with JD Williams

Summer Smart with JD Williams

I do like looking for something new to wear, especially with warmer days ahead.  I can finally ditch the jeans and look for something a little prettier to wear.  I shall be Summer smart with JD Williams and actually, I’ll be enjoying (hopefully) the Portuguese sun in my new dress and… Continue reading »

Looking after myself with Vionic Footwear

Looking after myself with Vionic Footwear

In my twenties I was diagnosed with having hyper mobile joints after suffering significant pains in my knees and hips. Since then posture has always been key for me to remain pain-free. Back in February I attended an event held by the footwear specialists Vionic which made me think about the… Continue reading »

Stepping into Winter with GORE-TEX – Part 2 #BigDays2015

Stepping into Winter with GORE-TEX - Part 2

Monkey’s been stepping into Winter with GORE-TEX over the last couple of months, and his Viking Eagle II boots have really done him proud. We’ve been having adventures, both indoors and outdoors recently and Monkey’s boots have kept his feet warm and dry and offered him comfort all day long. We… Continue reading »