Mardles: Stanley The Seahorse Book And Under The Sea Stickers

We were recently sent a lovely book and sticker bundle from Mardles to review. The book and stickers are interactive with the help of an app. We have never had the pleasure of reviewing an interactive book that requires an…

3 Family Expenses You Need To Plan For

Of all the difficulties that you face when you have a family to look after, money has to be one of the most difficult of all. Remaining in charge of your money and looking after it well, on behalf of…

About Me

Hi, I am a mum of twin identical girls aged 6 years and two boys aged 13 and 17 years. I live in a small market town called Knaresborough in North Yorkshire.I am really enjoying the challenges of being a mum to twins, however it hasn't been easy and I am still learning how to juggle my four children (not literally) in order to meet their needs as well maintain my own sanity! I am a freelance writer and have written a few short stories and magazine articles, 2 of which are published.

Big Kidz Gift Range From Wicked Uncle – Review

As a blogger I find that most of the gifts and products I review are for other members of the family – particularly the kids! This is as it should be and they have had the opportunity to try out…

Real Food Kids Will Love By Annabel Karmel – Book Review

Over the years I have purchased a number of books by Annabel Karmel. Did you know that she has written 41 cookbooks in total? Annabel Karmel’s career spans 25 years and she has become the UK’s No.1 children’s cookery author.…

The Kids Are Getting Older – Time To Add A Little style To …

Now that my children are getting older, I have found myself focusing on the interior design of my house – or lack of it! We moved into our property 20 years ago and apart from a lick of paint and…

Budgeting for A Family Summer Filled With Fun!

Budgeting for a family summer probably already has a lot of us in a cold and clammy sweat. After all, being a parent when you’re on a budget is already a huge challenge, but when the kids are off school…

My Attempts At Parenting On A Budget!

How expensive is bringing up a family? Is it even possible to parent on a budget? As the mum of four children I have to at least try and stick to some kind of a budget, although sometimes it’s difficult…

Father’s Day Hamper From Prestige Hampers Review

With Father’s Day fast approaching I was really pleased to be offered the opportunity to review a Father’s Day hamper from Prestige Hampers. With men being notoriously difficult to buy for I was pretty certain that anything to do with…

Make Moving Home as Cost Efficient as Possible

Moving house can be an extremely stressful process. Not only does it require a lot of time and effort, as you have to advertise your current property, scour the market for new properties, and make some major life decisions along…

The Guernsey Novels – Book 1 – Dangerous Waters Excerpt – Competition!

I am really pleased to be taking part in the blog tour promoting The Guernsey Novels by Anne Allen.        Today, it’s my turn to publish an excerpt from book 0ne – Dangerous Waters.   Second excerpt from…

The Guernsey Novels Blog Tour – Win A Two Night Break To Guernsey!

Win a two-night break courtesy of The Guernsey Novels by Anne Allen Would you like to visit gorgeous Guernsey? Well, here is your chance to win a two-night trip to this beautiful island, courtesy of Anne Allen, author of the…