The boys are at it again

October 30, 2017 admin 0

Separating the boys was the best parenting decision we ever made, or perhaps it was more that letting them share a room was the worst, I’m not sure which. Either way the recent bedroom makeovers have created a more peaceful bedtime routine and the tiddler, who turns into something resembling the hulk when he doesn’t get enough sleep, is starting to return to his normal, adorable, cheeky, little 5 year old self once again.   […]

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Googly eyes – A review

October 27, 2017 admin 1

Anyone that regularly reads this blog will know how much we love our games nights, or at least how much we love the idea of them until they result in tears, tantrums, and sulks from whoever didn’t win, usually Daddy! Over the past 12 months we have encouraged our boys to play board games on a regular basis in a bid to promote turn taking, sharing and an ability to win and loose with some […]

Discovering the independent pharmacy

October 23, 2017 admin 0

This week I have been introduced to the independent pharmacy and I have no idea if I am late to the party with this one or, if like me, not everyone has heard of it, so I thought I’d share it with you as I was pretty impressed with the whole concept. The Independent Pharmacy is an online resource where individuals over the age of 18 can access medical advice from trained professionals about a […]

Personalised gift ideas for Christmas

October 19, 2017 admin 1

When I am buying gifts for people I like to buy them something a little bit different, something that they will remember and something that hopefully wont be duplicated and shoved in a draw for all eternity. So when possible I like to choose personalised gifts, items that can be engraved or adapted in someway to incorporate the receivers personality or an aspect of who they are and what they like. When I think about […]

Num Noms surprise in a jar

October 16, 2017 admin 0

We were first introduced to the Num Nom craze last September when we were invited to a fun filled event at Bella Italia, where the boys played for ages with these tiny little sweet treat styled toys. Since then the boys have often stopped at the Num Noms section in the toy shops and looked at what new products have been added to the range, so when I was asked if I would like to […]

Win with Opies

October 5, 2017 admin 85

Opies is one of the oldest private family-owned food companies in the country, Bennett Opie limited since 1880. They have a wide range of food items, most of which are centered around pickled produce such as their delicious gherkins or their world famous pickled walnuts, but they have also branched out into other areas such as compotes and luxury fruits. So amny of their products ca be used to create some amazing reciepes such as […]