Kids book advent calendars – yay or nay?

  It’s that time of year when all the major Christmas advent calendars are being wafted under our noses. Gone are the days where you had to ‘enjoy’ a little cheap square of chocolate (that no one really wanted to eat) and a sweetly illustrated Christmas scene or character. These days it’s all about being big, fun and lux. And that’s not just the grown-ups calendars either.   From toys…

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Vote for us in the UK Blog Awards #UKBA19

  Just when we thought the blog awards season was over for 2018, it turns out it’s not! Have you heard of the UK Blog Awards? We hadn’t until very recently, but it’s a big one. The UK Blog Awards have been running for the last 6 years and seek to recognise online excellence in the blogging and social influencer world. There are 27 categories this year that span a…

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My Sunday photo – Fitzroy Square, London

    All is still in Fitzroy Square.          

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A dog Christmas wish list for Alfie – Ideal Home Show Christmas

  Ok, hands up. Who loves Christmas? Us too! It’s that time of year when magic is hanging in the air. Along with joyful thoughts, plenty of good food and drink, and the promise of Father Christmas and his elves keeping an eye out for all the children that have been good this year 😉 *Sighs happily into decadent marshmallow topped hot chocolate… what!? I’m making the most of the…

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My Sunday photo – a hug in a mug

  This weekend has been a bit of a wash out in all senses of the word! We’d been really looking forward to going to the Enchanted Woodland at Syon Park and to meet head gardener Topher Martyn, but ended having to cancel as it was pouring with rain. It wouldn’t normally have stopped us but poor Little Button has come down with a streaming cold. Ekk…. cue broken sleep,…

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Bliss London Little Lights walk November 2018

  This November families from all over London will be joining Bliss for an extra special sponsored walk. A lantern lit walk, that will light up the night for premature and sick babies this World Prematurity Day. It will also celebrate the hope, strength and courage of brave families, no matter where they are in their journey, as well as raising awareness that parents are not alone when faced with…

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The 7 inevitable stages of #Blogtober18

  And… that’s a wrap! #Blogtober18 has officially finished for this year. If you’ve not heard of #Blogtober before, essentially it’s a month of themed blog post prompts that you are encouraged to join in with over October. The whole thing is brilliantly supportive thanks to its lovely host Mandi from Big Family Organised Chaos, who encourages lots of interaction through a month-long bloggers linky and Facebook group.   This…

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