Cable & Cotton – a string of lights

I’m always looking for something to brighten up our home and was intrigued when we were asked to try a string of lights from Cable & Cotton. Have you heard of them? The ‘Cable’ aspect of our product is a transparent string of either 20 bulbs (length of lamps 140cm)… Continue reading »

A bit of paint fun

Last week Monkey finished at his current pre-school and we needed to think of something to give to a couple of the key workers. I’m not a great fan of this new fad of presents for everyone, so decided on making something more personal with my little man. We decided… Continue reading »

Ryvita – a new generation of healthy snacks

I love Ryvita!  I’ve loved the Original Ryvita crispbreads since I was child, my Mum was a big fan, and we often had Ryvita at snack time.  I am still addicted to Marmite with my Ryvita. Actually I quite like eating them with nothing on them at all! I don’t… Continue reading »

Avalanche Fruit Stand – a game review for Learning Resources

Daddy P comes from a long line of Greengrocers and we’ve always made a point of sharing his family history with Monkey.  I love games, toys and books that relate to our family – whether it be a love of nature or the ‘family business’.  When Learning Resources asked me… Continue reading »

Monkey’s first Air Tattoo

Monkey loved his visit to our local airfield and our aviation themed day last week, that we decided to give the International Air Tattoo at Fairford a try with him this year.  Daddy P and I had been together when I was pregnant and I’d been before that with my… Continue reading »

Early years dental care from Brush-Baby – a review

I suffer from gum disease, it does seem to have some genetic link on my Mum’s side, it’s not pleasant, and it got substantial worse during my pregnancy with Monkey.  My dentist and I have been battling with it ever since, and earlier this year I had to undergo surgery… Continue reading »