Chalkola Chalk Markers – review and reader discount

Chalkola Chalk Markers

When you are left-handed you soon learn that writing and drawing in certain mediums can be a bit of a pain.  I constantly had fountain pen ink on my hand when I was at school.  If I did anything in chalk, I’d end up accidentally rubbing it out as I… 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 »

Message in a Bottle – a book review and reader discount

Message in a Bottle

I’m never going to turn down the opportunity to look at a personalised book for Monkey.  I don’t remember ever having one myself as a child (cue email from my parents decrying my memory) and I love watching his reaction when he sees a book with his name in it…. Continue reading »

Personalised Photos gifts from Printerpix

Personalised Photos gifts from Printerpix

Being a rather prolific photographer I’m always on the look out for ways to save the memories I’ve captured on my camera.  I was looking through the range of personalised Photos gifts from Printerpix recently as I wanted to update a photo canvas of Monkey.  It’s a couple of years old and… Continue reading »

Photo memories with Cheerz

Photo memories with Cheerz

I’ve loved photography since I was a child, a camera has never been far from my side.  The one downside to digital photography for me, is it’s all too easy to not print photos out. Monkey loves looking through photo albums and when I was recently asked if I’d like to… Continue reading »

Our family framed with this is nessie

Our family framed with this is nessie

I’m always on the look out for something a little different to brighten up our home and I recently discovered a company that offers a lovely range of customised stationery and prints. We’ve had our family framed with this is nessie and their wonderful Welly Prints. Whether you are looking for… Continue reading »

KAYA Jewellery – review and giveaway

KAYA Jewellery personalised charm

Being rather sentimental I do like to be surrounded with little reminders of my son.  From a Christmas bauble with his hand print and a photo frame with his footprint, to a pendant charm with his fingerprint.  I like to have a bit of Monkey with me at all times.  As you… Continue reading »

Imprify extend their range – reader discount

Imprify extend their range

You may recall that we reviewed the Imprify app earlier in the year and at that time I created a lovely photobook to capture memories. I received an email recently and I thought I’d share the news with you as Imprify extend their range to include personalised photo magnets, along with their… Continue reading »

Back 2 School Styling with Lands’ End – 30% reader discount

Back 2 School Styling with Lands' End

On Saturday Monkey and I headed across country to Oakham in Leicestershire for some Back 2 School Styling with Lands’ End. It was to be my first experience of the US owned clothing company, who offer a range of clothing for the whole family.  In fact it soon became clear that I… Continue reading »

CaseApp iPad mini skin – review and giveaway

CaseApp iPad mini skin

I reviewed for CaseApp a while ago when I treated Daddy P to a new phone case.  He’s been really impressed with the quality of the case and I was impressed with their service. A while ago I treated myself to an iPad mini. I bought a case that covered the… Continue reading »