Month: January 2018

Review

Willow & Wild Box

From an early age I have encouraged both Amelie and Charlie to be creative, they really enjoy getting crafty, messy and exploring nature. So when Willow & Wild Box got in touch to see if we wanted to review a box I was very happy to accept. Willow & Wild Box is a subscription service …

Family, Travel

Birthday Weekend – Plymouth Adventures

We spent the weekend in Plymouth celebrating Amelie’s and my birthday early. Instead of throwing a big party like we did last year we decided to book a hotel and spend some time as a family – it was brilliant! We chose the Jurys Inn, Plymouth as it was close to the shopping centre and …

Lifestyle, Review

Birthday Gift Ideas for a 6 Year Old Girl

A birthday in January is always tricky, children get lots of gifts for Christmas and so ideas for birthday presents can often be challenging. Fear not, I have a fantastic gift guide for you – not just for a January birthday – aimed at what to buy a 6 year old girl. LOL SUPRISE – …

Review

Siblings by Linda Blair – Book Review

Siblings by Linda Blair is a fantastic bible for any parent who has (or is thinking of having) more than one child. The book is based upon scientific  research and written by a clinical psychologist. Linda’s approach to the often difficult and draining problems that arise with raising siblings is positive and rational. She doesn’t …

Lifestyle

Foods We Have Been Loving During January

I’m not going to lie, I think about food all the time – what’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. I like finding new healthy(ish) snacks and lunches for the family, I’m really getting into buying “free from” foods as I feel they are kinder on my tummy. I rarely get bloated after eating them …

Review

**GIVEAWAY CLOSED** BioCare Adult & Child Supplements

It is sadly that time of year again where every little germ rises from hibernation and attaches itself to everything, the winter bugs are upon us and I for one will try anything to prevent getting sick. We have not had the best start to the school year, since September our household has suffered from sickness bugs, …

Lifestyle

What I’ve Been Eating, Fitness/Diet Update – January 2018

It is the New Year and hopefully the Christmas bloat has vanished for you, I didn’t over eat too much during December but I certainly ate what I fancied. I have been using My Fitness Pal for about 3 months now so generally track all of my meals and snacks each day. I find it …

Lifestyle

December Favourites – Christmas Presents

December was full of festive cheer and tons of gifts, I’ve shared some of the children’s favourite Christmas present they received. BARBIE NEWBORN PUPS This was the only toy Amelie asked for this Christmas. She is obsessed with Barbies and has played with the Barbie Newborn Pups ever since she opened it. I didn’t have …