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Fisher-Price Discover Your Way

I’ve been really enjoying not having to get up straight away in the mornings and not having an alarm set now that it’s the school holidays. It’s bliss, however this morning my alarm was set for 5:45am, 6am, 6:15am and then when my eyes refused to open I reset it to 6:30am! As I was rinsing the conditioner from my …

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Summer Outdoor Dining Using Eggs – Shortcut Eggspert Challenge June

This months challenge was to create a dish perfect for outdoor dining now that the weather is positively warmer the majority of the time. Now I had a little problem with this because we don’t actually have a garden so I had to slightly adapt the challenge and created something we could easily take with us on a picnic. Hubby …

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When should I buy my child their first mobile phone?

The first ever mobile phone was invented in the 1940s but they were never widely available until the 1980s and our household certainly didn’t introduce mobile phones until the late 90s. As a child I spent hours sat attached to our home phone speaking to school friends and twiddling the cord that always had that one loop that didn’t match …

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Kiddicare Sleep Dairy Project – Part 2

During February I was asked to write a sleep diary for Kiddicare. Along with other mums/dads they wanted to study various baby’s sleep patterns. I really enjoyed seeing just how much sleep I got and how much P2 did too! At the time, P2 was having her pretty awful stage of sleep and it’s still not much better from then. …

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I’m A Morrisons Mum with Britmums

The latest campaign for Morrisons is yet a further cut in food prices. Over 1,000 every day items have had a huge slash in their prices. As part of this campaign there was a chance to receive £80 in vouchers to spend with Britmums. A week later, £80 of Morrisons vouchers appeared in the post congratulating me for becoming a …

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Family Meal Using Eggs – Shortcut Eggspert Challenge March

The Shopping List 2 medium sized eggs 2 sachets of ready made batter mix (I know that’s a bit of a cheat but they are seriously amazing and very cheap!) 400ml of cold water 14 sausages (I actually had two brands as I realised I only had 6 and needed to feed 5 people so ran to our off license) …

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The Baby & Toddler Show Bluewater Competition and Discount Code

I’ve got a fantastic opportunity for you to win a pair of tickets to the Baby & Toddler Show at Bluewater on the 25-27th April. a Rafflecopter giveaway I love baby shows. It’s the one place you can find and view pretty much everything you need when expecting a baby and beyond! You get to talk to the experts too. …

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Winter Little Adventures Challenge with Barny

We first tried Barny Bear sponge snacks last year when we were challenged to go on an adventure. A few weeks ago we were given two packs of their new flavoured sponge bear snacks; Apple and Strawberry. Let’s just say everyone was a little excited about the special snacks sitting in our snack drawer. I’d planned a great adventure around …

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World Book Day With Argos Plus A Competition

Thursday 6th March 2014 is World Book Day. A day where we celebrate the work that authors, illustrators and books do for all of us around the world. Most importantly it’s a day to celebrate reading! 2014 is the 17th year that we’ve come together to celebrate World Book Day and I still remember dressing up as various book characters …

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Kiddicare Sleep Diary Project – Part 1

We were asked to participate in Kiddicare‘s Sleep project on mums and babies up to the age of 18months. We were asked to document the amount of sleep P2 and I had over 31 days. We started our diary on 1st February so it’s now been 19 days. I’m surprised that I’ve remembered to write in each day actually but …

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February Blog Trail with BumpPR & Mumbucks

I’ve teamed up with BumpPR & four other lovely bloggers to bring to you the February Blog Trail. To you… This means a chance to win 1 of 5 prizes.My prize is fantastic and totally fitting to my life right now with P1. A Mumbucks Reward System. This is completely different to any other reward chart or system out there. …

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“A bit like a giant memorable keepsake”

Atlantic Shopping have a new Bar Stool competition. I’d love to have many different photos and memories of our two girls printed onto a bar stool. A bit like a giant memorable keepsake standing at our breakfast bar for the world, well our visitors, to see! Highlighting the most important of memories; birth, smiles, great-grandparents, holidays, snow, learning and fun! …

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Center Parcs & Tots100 January Challenge

I’ve been lucky enough to visit Center Parcs three times. P1 has been twice. I fell in love with the place when I visited Elveden in December 2008. I was pregnant with P1 at the time. It was so pretty with all the Christmas decorations.Bloggers have been asked to describe their perfect day at Center Parcs, I watched the new …

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TJ Hughes Wooden Children’s Beds

My hubby will roll his eyes when he reads this post. I’m always moaning about the size of our very beautiful little house. When we first moved in we shared the big bedroom with P2. Which worked well until P2s sleep decreased to an unbearable state. It was clear we were waking her up by coming to bed, moving about …

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Zoggs Affordable Girls Swimming Costumes

Having a child diagnosed with hypermobility makes you face many complications in normal every day life. One of these complications for P1 is swimming. She’s been swimming since she was in the parent and baby lessons with me. She’s confident in water but she can’t physically swim. Last week she started her third swim school. To prepare for a swimming …

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