Interiors: Wardrobe Dreaming

Living in an old (pre 1900) house means that it’s not exactly built for warmth, and I tell you what, those Victorians must have been pretty warm blooded to survive a winter with no central heating! Although I guess they had open fires in their day, sadly they’ve all been blocked up now! We’ve been thinking of ways to try…

4 Things to instantly make you feel cosy

Ad – paid post. At this time of year I always feel like hibernating, freezing cold over nights, gloomy in the daytime and frosty or wet weather to contend with when you do need to venture out of the house. However hibernating isn’t an option unless you’re a bear or a tortoise and I am neither! Instead I like to…

How to Be More Involved in Your Child’s Education

Children can greatly improve their time at school through the support of their parents, friends and other family members taking an interest in their education and offering to help where they can. The more supported a child feels at home, the more they’re going to feel engaged with their work at school. To help your child with their school work,…

What Can Make a House a Home?

Having a roof over your head can be something to be grateful for, especially when there are people in the world who do not have that luxury. However, you may want to take steps to really make your house feel like home, rather than simply an essential part of living. By adding a few personal touches to your living space,…

Review: Deskcise Pro v9

I’ve worked from home for years now, but as I don’t keep to normal office hours when my husband got the ‘work from home’ orders back in 2020 I gave up my desk to him as he needed two screens. Then last year we moved house, he set up in an office and I installed my desk into an alcove…

How to Plan Your Spring UK Break

Planning your next UK escape is not a difficult task. It just takes some planning and research to know what you want to do and see during your trip. Springtime is a great time for a UK trip. The weather will be warmer and more enjoyable than ever before! From exploring the country’s many attractions and landmarks, to experiencing the…

STEM Toys: Gravitrax Obstacle review

This post contains items sent for the purpose of this feature. Links may be affiliate likes for which I get a small % of the sale, the price you pay does not increase. Being confined to the house for almost two weeks has meant that we have really had a chance to put the Gravitrax Obstacle Starter set through its…

Fun for all the family this Christmas with Very.co.uk

For this festive season Very.co.uk asked me to pick a range of activities and games that are fun for all the family, and I think I’ve found a really good selection. Family games are one of life’s great pleasures, and now my youngest has stopped throwing a hissy fit (well, mostly!) when he loses they’re even more fun to play…

Osmo: Math Wizard and the Enchanted World Games review

We’ve been playing  another clever Osmo game in the past week, and can see it being played quite a lot over the school holidays too – Math Wizard & the Enchanted World Games. This is just one of the many Maths Wizard game packs available, but you will need an Osmo base to play, you can get them for iPad…

Asda photo calendars

Christmas Gift Ideas: Photo Calendars

This post contains items sent to us for the purpose of this review.  At Christmas I absolutely love giving photo calendars as gifts, because it’s something that will be used daily, and is a lovely way to remind the recipient of what you all look like if you don’t see them often, especially important in recent years! We send them…

dodo pad diary

Review & Giveaway:Dodo Pad 2022 Diary

After the mess of the last twenty four months (give or take) and two diaries I barely used I am so incredibly ready to get organised, make plans and settle into some new routines, which will hopefully be uninterrupted by any sort of pandemic. Dodo Pad sent me a shiny new planner so I can start getting organised for next…

Travel: Amazing Things to Do While Visiting Iceland

This is a partnered post. Whether you love traveling for relaxation, adventure, or nature, there is something for everyone in Iceland. It is a coveted destination for trips and holidays, being a great spot for solo travel, couples, friends and family travel. If you’re looking for a destination where you can unplug and connect to the incredible nature in particular,…