What to buy Mum this Mother’s Day!

Serenata Flowers

Mother’s Day is on 26th March this year and if you are stuck for what gift to get for your Mum, I have a few suggestions for you. Mothering Sunday is a Christian celebration, which we celebrate in the UK exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday and was originally a day for Christians to visit their ‘mother’ church. Did you know that traditionally, domestic servants were given the day off to return to their hometown and worship with their families.… Continue Reading “What to buy Mum this Mother’s Day!”

Sharing #MumMoments in time for Mothers Day

Mother and Daughter

Parenting can often feel like such a challenge that you forget about the little things that make you smile everyday. Part of the reason I started a blog was to make a record of all those things; the way they said a certain word when they were little, their favourite joke and even their ‘oops’ moments as it is those little things you forget somewhere along the way. Then there are the moments that make your heart swell with pride.… Continue Reading “Sharing #MumMoments in time for Mothers Day”

Gift Ideas for the whole family


I am normally really organised for Christmas and would have finished my Christmas shopping by now, but this year has been a spectacular fail. I always take advantage of the voucher system like Nectar and Clubcard, but this year they have changed how they work and we were not able to double up our Clubcard points and our Nectar points just didn’t add up to much. I tried to get presents on Black Friday / Cyber Monday but the ones… Continue Reading “Gift Ideas for the whole family”

Fathers’ Day Gift Inspiration by the Kids!

Ecto One

This year Fathers’ Day is Sunday 19th June and I have to admit that it is normally up to me to pick a gift I know Hubby will love and appreciate. Tesco have Fathers’ Day Gifts for all types of Dad’s with ideas for the music lover, film buff, sports mad, green fingered, foodie and even the quirky difficult to buy for kind and they have challenged me to let the kids pick their ideal gift for Dad. I am not… Continue Reading “Fathers’ Day Gift Inspiration by the Kids!”

Great British John Adams Bake Off #GBJABO

Chocolate Lolly Maker

With the Great British Bake Off being headline news at the moment, the team at John Adams set us their very own #GBJABO challenge, with some of their new food related sets. Isaac was keen to try mix his very own own delicious candy flavoured drinks with MixUbbles Candy Flavour Drinks Maker (SSP £19.99) and it was surprisingly easy to use. Simply fill the mixing cup included with water or lemonade, then load the special MixUbble character with powdered flavouring… Continue Reading “Great British John Adams Bake Off #GBJABO”