Ripley’s Mini VIP Day Out & Family Ticket #Giveaway


 Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Mini VIP Day Out & Family Ticket Giveaway! You can imagine the excitement in our house when I was invited with a guest to attend a Ripley’s Mini VIP Day  in  London. I wanted to make the experience a real treat for my son Jake, so I arranged to travel [...]

Win – a Toy Husqvarna Kids chainsaw


  Win a Toy Husqvarna Kids chainsaw   To celebrate the Husqvarna World Pole Climbing Championships in Warwickshire next weekend, Husqvarna are giving away a toy chainsaw to one lucky winner. Mini arborist with love to play at being a gardener with this toy chain saw from Husqvarna. Made for kids! This realistic toy features [...]

Post Comment Love and Newbie Showcase 12th-14th August 2014


  Post Comment Love and Newbie Showcase 12th-14th August 2014 #PoColo Linky now open I am very excited this week to be left a huge responsibility in looking after and hosting this week’s Post comment Love #PoColo, whilst the lovely  Victoria Welton is sunning herself in Greece, and quite rightly so! About Me Firstly, I am very pleased to meet [...]

Win 1 of 3 Haribo Minions Giftsets

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Win 1 of 3 Haribo Minions Giftsets   Last week a box of Minions arrived and they have taken over our home! We have enjoyed a Haribo Minion themed family movie night in watching Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2, watching the movies back to back wearing our  pj’s and snuggled up with cosy blankets. We [...]

Win – One World Futbol – Virtually Unbreakable Football

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  Win – One World Virtually Unbreakable Futbol   The One World Futbol is a nearly indestructible ball that never needs a pump and never goes flat— no looking for a football pump hidden right at the back of the cupboard. The ball stays perfect even when punctured multiple times. Whether for use on the street, [...]

Win – Trunki PaddlePak Choose your childs style

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  Win a Trunki PaddlePak – A Friend not Just a Back Pack   The water-resistant backpack that’s perfect for fun-filled days out and trips to the pool or beach! The Trunki Paddlepak is designed for adventurous little boys and girls building sand castles, rock pooling and paddling in the sea. Paddlepak has enough room to store [...]

T-K-Maxx uk – Kit out the kids Challenge

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                                                 T-K-Maxx uk – Kit out the kids Challenge Over the School holidays I was contacted by T K Maxx to take part in the  T-K-Maxx -Kit out the kids Challenge. I love [...]

Win – An Awesome 2 in 1 Rollers Trike to scooter

Win - Rollers 2 in 1 Trike to scooter

 Win An Awesome 2 in 1 Rollers Trike to scooter Rollers are a brand new pre school wheeled toy that was launched in July.  Rollers allow children aged 2+ years to just roll with it! The aptly named, Rollers, are designed to encourage children to get outside and active with the family. There are two within the range, [...]

Ox Pasture Hall-The perfect romantic & most relaxing getaway


Ox Pasture Hall – The perfect romantic & relaxing getaway Our romantic break at the luxurious Ox Pasture Hall Hotel I have been to quite a few hotels over the years that simply do not live up to my personal expectations, but finally Ox Pasture Hall has restored my faith in Hotels. Ox Pasture Hall [...]

Win: Swizzels Matlow Goodies


Win: Swizzels Matlow Goodies During the School holidays we received a lovely package which to my  childrens delight was full of Swizzels Matlow sweets,  Inside the box was a variety of the popular Swizzels sweets including:: Love Hearts Rainbow drops Parma Violets ( Jakes favourites) Drumstick squishies Fruity Pops (Lewis’s Favourites) Fizzers We all claimed our [...]

Poem – Good Bye Summer Holidays!

Poem - Good Bye Summer Holidays!

 Good Bye Summer Holidays!  We’ll Miss You Summer holidays  Dear Summer Holidays, You did not judge us when we stayed in our pj’s all day If we stayed up and watched movies until after midnight If we ate lunch at 3pm and tea at 8.30pm it just did not matter You allowed us to be spontaneous, [...]