5 gift ideas for freshers

Trunk of Drunk Game

Kian is off to start his university adventure tomorrow and I have been busy collecting all the practical things he is going to need when he gets there. My head has been so full of all the boring stuff, that I have forgotten the little things. Reminders of family, home comforts, little treats and things to help him bond with new friends. 5 Gift ideas for freshers George Foreman Compact Grill OK, so it still errs on the practical side,… Continue Reading “5 gift ideas for freshers”

Chill out like a Jedi this Father’s Day

BB8 Droid

In case it had escaped your notice, it is Father’s Day this weekend (17th June). What do you get the dad that has everything? Meet BB-8™ – the app-enabled Droid™ whose movements and personality are as authentic as they are advanced. Based on your interactions, BB-8 will show a range of expressions and perk up when you give voice commands. BB-8 is more than a toy – it will be Dad’s companion and is perfect to sit next to him… Continue Reading “Chill out like a Jedi this Father’s Day”

Celebrating Dad’s this Father’s Day

Yorkshire

June is a busy month in our house. We have six family birthdays (one of those is a 21st) to budget for, with three in the space of one week. I always feel for Hubby and my Dad as Father’s Day always seems to get almost forgotten as it always falls on the third Sunday in June. This year I have planned Sebby’s birthday party for the weekend after, so that they get a day dedicated to them. Sadly, working… Continue Reading “Celebrating Dad’s this Father’s Day”

What to buy a tween boy for their birthday

Kylo Ren Pop Vinyl

Isaac’s 10th birthday is fast approaching and we have got to the stage where he is fast outgrowing the need and want for toys. At almost 10, Isaac has a clear definition of what he likes and dislikes which has made present buying tricky, especially for friends and relatives. I find buying presents for girls much easier at this age, as they tend to love getting clothes, shoes, beauty accessories etc, whereas boys often seem to act much younger. So… Continue Reading “What to buy a tween boy for their birthday”

Gift Ideas for a Sugar-Free Easter

Kingston Lacy Bluebells

Now that we are into the month of March, my attentions have turned towards Easter and cannot believe it is only 4 weeks away! Like all kids, mine love nothing more than a visit from the Easter Bunny with some chocolate eggs but when you have friends and family buying them chocolate treats, and joining in with Easter egg hunts it can all get a bit much and the chocolate starts taking over the house. A few years ago, Hubby… Continue Reading “Gift Ideas for a Sugar-Free Easter”