Match and Spell – a review for Orchard Toys

Match and Spell

We’re big fans of Orchard Toys – it’s no secret.  Great games and puzzles, well made, lovely graphics and a good price.  Those are the basic facts.  I met up with Orchard Toys at The Toy Fair in January and got a sneaky peek at a few new games being… Continue reading »

International Book Giving Day #GiveABook

International Book Giving Day

You all know that I’m a book-worm and I’ve been reading to Monkey pretty much from day one.  Our home is full of books, and I can’t imagine not reading to my son.  I am now starting to enjoy him reading to me, books are just such wonderful things.  A… Continue reading »

Bucklebury Farm Park #CountryKids

Bucklebury Farm Park

I’m taking you back to warm sunny, summer days today, my summer of fun post this week takes us to Bucklebury Farm Park, near to Reading in Berkshire. The village of Bucklebury has become famous the world over for being the home of the Duchess of Cambridge, but my family were… Continue reading »

Christmas books at Coles Bookstore

Christmas Books at Coles Bookstore #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I love books as you all are more than well aware, so when I was offered my first #CollectiveBias mission recently I knew it was for me.  I’ve been to visit my local independent… Continue reading »

#Magic Moments – a trip to the Library

A trip to the Library is my magic moment for this week. As you are well aware we love books in this house, and reading is something that has always been part of my life.  I cannot imagine a life without books and the joy they bring – knowledge, escapes,… Continue reading »

Shumba’s Big Adventure – A book review for Orion Star

As you may remember we recently reviewed a couple of books from Orion Book’s Early Reader range.  Obviously Monkey is too young at 3 and half to be reading by himself, but I read a variety of books to him, from simple board books to the Plant Locator magazine! He… Continue reading »