Everything you need when setting up your home office

April 25, 2018 admin 10

I’ve had a home office for years, it started as a study when I was a student and i would use it when i couldn’t be bothered to go to the library and then became an office when I was a teacher and I would spend most evenings and weekends in there marking but since January when I went self employed full time my office has become the place I spend most of my time. […]

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Win with Smiggle and The Strawberry Fountain

April 23, 2018 admin 76

This week is National Stationary week. There seriously is a “National Week” for everything these days and although some are random, weird and just plain odd, I must admit I quite like the idea of a stationery week as I do class myself as a bit of a stationery geek. My office is full of coloured pens, notebooks, to do lists, white boards and highlighters galore, not to mention the pretty files, colourful clips and […]

Smiggle, stationery that makes us smile

July 12, 2017 admin 0

We were first introduced to the world of Smiggle back in July 2016 when we were invited as a family to the launch of their new range at the their Manchester store. We had a wonderful morning and left with a selection of fun and interesting pieces of stationery and small toys. Since then we have included Smiggle items in the boys Christmas stockings and have purchased items as gifts for their friends birthdays. Since […]

Smiggle where a smile meets a giggle

July 5, 2016 admin 3

At the weekend my boys and I got to visit the Smiggle store in the Arndale centre at Manchester for a V.I.P blogger event. I made out like it was for the boys but being a teacher I am a bit of a stationery nut so it was as much for me as it was for them. Smiggle, if you haven’t already worked it out, is a stationery shop with the cutest strap line ever […]