Win a JCB Fastrac 4220 with TOMY and Britains

Britains Farm Toys

I’ve got a lovely giveaway to share with you today. Britains is the only farm range brand to offer everything required at scale to build a farming scene: machines, implements, animals and buildings. Today 3 lucky readers can win A JCB Fastrac 4220 with TOMY and Britains worth £19.99. Britains is a respected brand… Continue reading »

WILF Books book subscription service – review and giveaway

Wilf Books book subscription service

It’s so exciting seeing Monkey develop his reading skills and watch him move through the reading bands with his school books.  He’s also, finally started to show a little interest in reading his own books to me, rather than the other way round. It’s never been that he hasn’t loved… Continue reading »

Stone Underpants – review and giveaway

Stone Underpants

Monkey has been learning all about the Stone Age at school this half term so when we were offered the chance to read Stone Underpants, I knew we had to say yes. Published through Maverick Arts Publishing last month this is the latest picture book from Rebecca Lisle. We meet… Continue reading »

The Inventing Tubes – review and giveaway

The Inventing Tubes

Monkey and I have recently been reading The Inventing Tubes by Bryony Supper.  It’s a newly published picture book from Matador Books, and is the first in the series of A Pasta Kidz and Petz Adventures.  The books are aimed at children aged 4-7 years of age. In The Inventing Tubes  we… Continue reading »

#ClangersForKindness – giveaway


As I’m of a certain age, I grew up with the original series of the Clangers, and it was one of my favourite programmes as a child.  I’d actually bought the DVD of the series for Monkey when I was pregnant.  There was no way this child wasn’t going to… Continue reading »

Rhino Hero – review and giveaway

Rhino Hero

Every so often I come across something that has Monkey’s name written all over it.  It’s a moment when I just can’t wait to take delivery of an item and know it will be an instant hit. When Esdevium Games mentioned the Haba card game, Rhino Hero, that was one… Continue reading »

The Snowman Blog tour #TheSnowman and giveaway

The Snowman Blog tour

If you’ve been reading the blog over the years you’ll know that we are big fans of The Snowman and Snowdog here and I’m thrilled to be taking part in this years The Snowman Blog tour.  Sharing with you some lovely gift ideas for fans of these lovely characters. Have you been… Continue reading »

Space Patrol Alien Catcher – a personalised story book with giveaway

Space Patrol Alien Catcher

Personalised story books are a favourite here and with Monkey’s birthday fast approaching I wanted to add another to our collection.  Amazing Pages have a range of books aimed at children up to the age of 7 and I opted for their Space Patrol Alien Catcher book for space mad… 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 »

Protect your scooter with Scoot Lock – review and giveaway

Protect your scooter with Scoot Lock

As Monkey’s confidence grows I can him leaving me behind more and more.  It’s all part of growing up, and with that growing up, he’ll need to take more responsibility for his actions and possessions. I’ve been talking to a few Mums at school about how to protect your scooter… Continue reading »