Rocking your inner mermaid with Planet Mermaid

Planet Mermaid

Eliza loves the water. In fact, she loves being under the water so much, that her swimming instructor jokes that she should have been a mermaid! She has been asking for a mermaid tail for the last couple of years, but we were always worried about safety, instead choosing to get her a crochet blanket instead for Christmas last year. This year, however, she has just achieved her 400m distance swimming award and I think she is ready for her… Continue Reading “Rocking your inner mermaid with Planet Mermaid”

Is LaplandUK as magical the second time around?


Back in 2015 we discovered LaplandUK and by far it was and has been the best Christmas experience we have ever done. This year we were invited back to see if visiting is as magical the second time around. A visit to LaplandUK needs some preparation, but it is all self-explanatory on the website. When you book your tickets you are invited to personalise the experience and enter the names and fun facts about the children e.g what activities they… Continue Reading “Is LaplandUK as magical the second time around?”

My First Pet: Bonzo!

Bonzo Irish Water Spaniel

Having a pet can be an important milestone for any child. Pets can teach children responsibility and can help them become more caring, as well as helping the whole family to become more active and I have been working with Petplan Pet Insurance on their campaign to share “My pet story” As a child I was terrified of dogs. I don’t know where the fear came from, it was just there…….until I was introduced to Bonzo. Bonzo was our beloved Irish Water Spaniel… Continue Reading “My First Pet: Bonzo!”

#Win three fab games from Megableu in time for Christmas


Christmas is coming and it is that time of year when we dig out all the old board games for some family fun. If you are bored of playing the same old games, why not enter my giveaway to win these three fabulous games from Megableu in time for Christmas. Tumball NEW for 2017. The nerve-wracking bead-stacking game. Balance the beads or take a tumble. With every bead you add, the space between the coloured balls will open… Push your… Continue Reading “#Win three fab games from Megableu in time for Christmas”

Elf for Christmas Advent Letters Review

Elf for Christmas

Last year we adopted a new tradition in our house for advent: Elf for Christmas. Elf for Christmas is an enchanting toy and reward kit perfect for girls and boys aged two and over. Available as a girl or boy Elf, this charming toy brings fun and magic to your home throughout December with the added bonus of promoting good behaviour and family engagement. Where the magic really happens is in the Christmas Reward Kit – a unique package to help… Continue Reading “Elf for Christmas Advent Letters Review”