An unexpected snow day in Dorset!


It is a running joke in our house that whenever the country gets snow, it never actually reaches us. The last time we had a proper dusting of snow was in December 2010, when I was heavily pregnant with Eliza and our sledges have been gathering dust in the shed ever since. Even the initial weather warnings boldy teased us by avoiding our area at every opportunity, so we resigned ourselves to just some colder than normal weather thanks to… Continue Reading “An unexpected snow day in Dorset!”

Make your summer Scoobylicious and win a holiday to Butlins!

Scooby Selfie

This summer Scooby-Doo fans will be treated to a range of Scoobylicious hand-held ice creams as Beechdean Ice Cream brings the much loved character to freezers across the land – perfect for rewarding mini mystery solvers. available from an unbelievably cool 99p, big and little “meddling kids” have the choice of three mouth watering flavours Chocolate Honeycomb White Chocolate and Strawberry To help celebrate the launch of the new Scooby-Doo Ice creams, Beechdean has launched a nationwide “Scooby Selfie” competition… Continue Reading “Make your summer Scoobylicious and win a holiday to Butlins!”

Cool down with a Jubbly


Are you looking for an after school / holiday treat to cool the kids down in the heatwave? What could be more refreshing than an ice-cold Jubbly? The refreshing hand freeze-at-home ice lollies are made from real fruit juice and natural mineral water – each one has less than 20 calories! With natural colours and flavours and no preservatives they are a healthy alternative to ice pops and more expensive lollies – plus at 99p for 8, they’re kind to… Continue Reading “Cool down with a Jubbly”

Chill Factor Ice Cream Maker

After seeing reviews last year of the Chill Factor Slushy Maker last year and subsequently purchasing some for my teens, I was excited to be offered the Chill Factor Ice Cream Maker to review. The kit promises that is is an amazing, quick and easy “at home” ice cream making sensation which makes fresh, natural, soft serve ice cream in minutes with no mess and no fuss! Step 1:  Freeze the Chill Factor Ice Cream Maker until it is frozen… Continue Reading “Chill Factor Ice Cream Maker”