Coughing with confidence thanks to Innovo #restorethefloor

Coughing with confidence thanks to Innovo

I’m 48.  It’s a fact I can’t get away from.  I’m also a Mum who had a natural birth nearly 7 years ago.  Parts of my body just don’t work as well as they did 20 years ago, and certainly not since my son arrived on the scene.  Another fact… Continue reading »

Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie DVD #SnoopyDVD

Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie DVD

When you reach a certain age, all the things you loved as a child seem to make a comeback. It’s lovely when this happens and you get to relive your youth and enjoy the experience with your own child.  We’ve had another one of those moments this week as Monkey… Continue reading »

Pretty Baby – a book review

Pretty Baby

I recently received Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica to review on behalf of the Mumsnet Blogger Network and couldn’t wait to get started on this thriller.  Published through Mira Books, this paperback book does not disappoint. I loved this book from the start.  I really enjoy books where each chapter… Continue reading »

The Wonder Garden

The Wonder Garden

Every so often a little, or in this case, rather large gem pops through our letterbox. You all know that we love books and the natural world in this household. The Wonder Garden by Jenny Broom, also contain beautiful illustrations by Kristjana S Williams, and is perfect for us. Published… Continue reading »

Puffin Summer AudioBook Club

Puffin Summer AudioBook Club

Monkey and I have been out and about a lot over the summer holidays so far.  Often that has meant we’ve been stuck in the car together for long periods.  I’m lucky, in the fact that Monkey is quite a good passenger and we normally listen to some of his… Continue reading »

The Ice Twins #IceTwins

The Ice Twins

I’m a book-worm, that’s absolutely no surprise to you is it. One of the joys I get from blogging is discovering new authors.  I cannot get to sleep without reading pages from a book first; no matter what the time.  I’ve always been the same.  I’ve recently read an absolute… Continue reading »

The Book of You

The Book of You

I was recently offered the chance to read The Book of You by Claire Kendal, as part of the Mumsnet Blogger Network. I love a good thriller and The Book of You had me hooked from the beginning. The central character is called Clarissa, she a mid thirties woman, newly… Continue reading »

Colman’s Cook Once Enjoy Twice challenge

I’m always up for a challenge so when Colman’s set the Mumsnet Bloggers Network the Colman’s Cook Once Enjoy Twice Challenge I was happy to take part. Wasting food costs families up and down the country money and has an impact on the environment too. Bulk cooking is a simple… Continue reading »