Framed with love from Wilko

Framed with love from Wilko

You all know I’m a big fan of Wilko, they have a great range of homeware items at affordable prices and last Christmas our home was brightened up with a number of their decorations.  With Valentines Day just behind us and Mothers Day ahead I’ve been framed with love from… Continue reading »

Penwizard Personalised Books – a review

Penwizard Personalised Books

You all know I have a little book-worm here, I’m so pleased that a 4 year old Monkey still loves books.  I’ll often catch him having a quiet five minutes looking through a book, putting a story to the pictures.  Penwizard Personalised books offered me the chance to give Monkey… Continue reading »

Ferrari fan

Ferrari fan

I’m going to cheat this week with my What’s the Story? post and feature two photographs.  I’ve been meaning to post about one for a while, and I got a surprise during my blogging weekend away which prompted me to get writing!  This week’s post is all about being a… Continue reading »

The Hive Buzzbee to the Rescue DVD and giveaway

The Hive Buzzbee to the Rescue DVD

We’re big nature fans in this house, especially of mini-beasts as regular readers of the blog will know.  So we were rather taken with The Hive when we discovered it on TV.  Monkey has become quite a fan of Buzzbee, his sister Rubee and their friends.  So when the lovely… Continue reading »

Big Racing Car Talkabout Floor Puzzle

Big Racing Car talkabout Floor Puzzle

I think I might have mentioned that I love Formula One before?  Maybe just once or twice!  Ferrari, especially, and obviously I’m building Monkey’s enthusiasm too!  A few weekends ago it was the Italian Grand Prix, how I would have loved to be there, part of the Ferrari mad tifosi… Continue reading »

Star Paws Christmas Sticker Book – giveaway

Star Paws Christmas Sticker book

We reviewed the fun new Star Paws Christmas Sticker book from Pan Macmillan earlier this week.  It’s a great book, crammed full of over 250 stickers to dress up your favourite animals all ready for Christmas. Meet Steve Humbug the cat, Chrissie Mouse and Miss L Toe the rabbit and… Continue reading »

My own beautiful Butterfly Print thanks to Little Pea and Bertie

Any reader of my blog will know by now that I love nature.  I especially love butterflies and dragonflies – takes me back to my youth and chasing after them with my butterfly net. Have you heard of Little Pea and Bertie? Their website is definately worth looking at. Little… Continue reading »

My beautiful glass butterfly

My neighbours have been away in their caravan for the last week.  Our houses aren’t designed for you to get to know your neighbours at all, our front doors are actually on the side of houses, opposite sides!  So it’s only been since they cut down a really big shrub… 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 »