Twinkl – a wealth of downloadable resources at the click of a button

I was recently asked by Twinkl to have a look at their website and share my thoughts.  So, who are Twinkl? Well, Twinkl offer over 60,000 hand drawn downloadable resources which are used by primary schools and other educational settings all over the UK and beyond.  They also have a… Continue reading »

Hoops and Crosses – a new take on a kids snack

Thanks  to Walkers we have been lucky enough to be one of the first families to try the new Baked Hoops and Crosses which Walkers advertise as: a great-tasting, low-fat and fun way for kids to boost their wholegrain intake….. perfect for any cheeky Monkey’s lunchbox We got home on… Continue reading »

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

BritMums teamed up with Discovery Foods to give us the opportunity to celebrate the  festival of Cinco de Mayo in style.  This festival is held on 5th May in the USA and regions of Mexico to celebrate the pride of Mexican heritage. We received a lovely package from Discovery Foods… Continue reading »

Time for Tea?

I, like my Mum, and my Granny before her LOVE tea.  I drink lots of it! I do have to admit that I was put off loose tea as a child, Granny never strained her tea properly, and you’d be left with a load of tea leaves in the bottom… Continue reading »

Book review – Cheeky Harry Loves …..

Monkey and I were very pleased to be offered a copy of ‘Cheeky Harry Loves ……’ by Laura Payne by Cheeky Harry and Friends recently to review.  This is a new company and ‘Cheeky Harry Loves ….’ is their first publication and aimed at the under 5’s. We opened our… Continue reading »

Have you discovered Barefoot Books? So glad I now have

Last week I went to my first BritMums meet up in Oxford. It was hosted by Barefoot Books in Summertown and was also my first visit to the shop.  As soon as I walked in I was in heaven.  The decor is so unusual and really vivid, and the book… Continue reading »