Brightening up the school run with Smiggle

Smiggle Lunch Bag

I have been a fam of Smiggle since they first launched in the UK back in 2014. Smiggle (the cross between a smile and a giggle) are the ultimate creators of colourful, fun, fashion forward stationery which is perfect for adding a bit of colour to the school run. They are also stockists of the ever popular Squishies that seem to be all the rage in the classroom at the moment. If you hurry they are currently on offer at 2… Continue Reading “Brightening up the school run with Smiggle”

Back to School with Brantano


I cannot believe I am saying this but it is time to start thinking of picking up the kid’s school uniform already as the new term starts in just a couple more weeks. I always recommend your start buying new uniform essentials as early into the summer as possible as the size you need invariably goes out of stock if you leave it to the last-minute, or the shops become packed solid with people all trying to get feet measured… Continue Reading “Back to School with Brantano”

The Back to School with Asda Challenge


The kids broke up on Wednesday and George at Asda asked me to ask the kids and I a series of questions about what they remember about school as part of their launch of their new uniform range. Eliza is in Reception this year and Isaac is Year 3. Do you remember your first day at nursery/primary/secondary school? Which? Mum: No Isaac: Yes Eliza: Yes Did you make any friends on your first day? What were their names? Mum: Ambi, Helen… Continue Reading “The Back to School with Asda Challenge”