Taking the #LoveFreshCherries Challenge

Cherries Palm of Hand

“Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor, rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief!” This was a game I vividly remember playing as a child as I ate a bowl of cherries and busily lined up my cherry stones on the side of the dish. It is a traditional English rhyme that dates back to the 15th Century and is used as a counting game for children. It is currently British cherry season and the perfect time to teach the kids this fun… Continue Reading “Taking the #LoveFreshCherries Challenge”

Summer holiday fun with Super Camps multi-activity holiday camps

Entertaining the kids in the school holidays can be a challenge, especially if you need to balance looking after the kids with work. Even if you are lucky enough to be able to stay at home with the kids, finding things to keep them occupied and entertained for the six-week break can be an uphill struggle. Super Camps has the solution!! Did you know Super Camps organise multi-activity holiday camps around the country for children aged 4-14? Activities include team… Continue Reading “Summer holiday fun with Super Camps multi-activity holiday camps”

Taking the #TheHolidayMakers Challenge

Ring Wing Glider Creation

Did you know that this year is officially the ‘Year of Engineering’ in the UK? The Year of Engineering is a Government campaign that has been set out to change our perceptions of engineering, showing parents that it is a creative, varied career that shapes the world around us. Children are, by nature, natural engineers. Mine are fascinated about the world around and want to know how things work and what they do. From problem-solving to making things, give them… Continue Reading “Taking the #TheHolidayMakers Challenge”

My Cloud Home Review

Images My Cloud Drive

Last weekend I introduced my readers to the My Cloud Home Family Album Project where I hope to reinvigorate the family album for the digital age. As part of the project we were sent a Western Digital’s My Cloud Home, a personal cloud storage device which can help you to store, organise and curate your photos and videos, all in one place. The words ‘cloud storage’ is enough to send me into a bit of a panic. It’s a running joke in… Continue Reading “My Cloud Home Review”

The Great Oreo Cookie Quest at Longleat

To celebrate the launch of The Great Oreo Cookie Quest, I was challenged by Britmums to stage my own mini-quest with the kids. The Great Oreo Cookie Quest a fun and interactive way to win great prizes. Oreo fans also have the opportunity to win a once-in-a-lifetime wonder-filled trip to California and the Googleplex through an on-pack promotion, which runs until 31st May 2018. For our cookie quest we headed to Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire; a land of adventure where… Continue Reading “The Great Oreo Cookie Quest at Longleat”