Review

Creamy Honey Mustard Chicken from SimplyCook

I’ve been a regular SimplyCook customer for a few years now and I happily rave about them to anyone who will listen. So as I have your ears, or eyes so to speak, I wanted to tell you why I rate them so highly, and tell you about their creamy honey mustard chicken. Simplycook is […] Read more…

Win a luxurious Mothers Day Bouquet

The Flower Shop are giving you the chance to win a luxurious Mothers Day bouquet for your Mum, or special maternal figure, this Mothers Day. Who Are The Flower Shop? The Flower Shop is a family run business with a network of over 200 florists across the UK. The Flower Shop trains florists in each […] Read more…

Valentine’s giveaway with The Flower Shop

Love it or hate it valentine’s day is just around the corner. What immediately springs to mind when you think of valentine’s day gifts? Flowers, of course. The Flower Shop is a business local to me in the Southampton area and they kindly sent me the biggest bouquet of flowers I have ever received in […] Read more…

The Perfect 70th Birthday Gift

In the next few years we have a few 70th birthdays coming up in our family, including my Dad and my Mother-in-law. What do you buy someone for a 70th birthday gift? Especially someone who is hard to buy for, and you want it to be a significant and thoughtful gift. Fortunately Historic Newspapers asked […] Read more…

In The Book – Personalised Book Review

My two boys are chalk and cheese. Big has always been a book worm. He loves reading, it came very easily to him, and he has never really needed any encouragement to pick up a book. Little however, is not so keen. He loves a bedtime story, but when it comes to reading himself he […] Read more…

Photo Tiles Review from My-Picture.co.uk

Oops I did it again! I got more prints for the walls. This time some photo tiles from My-Picture.co.uk. Regular readers will know I am a little obsessed with prints for my home. I have some pictures of the boys in the dining room from a photo shoot, that to be honest just brings back […] Read more…

Posterlounge Prints For The Home

I love walls full of pictures. I have a collection of prints that vary from pictures that have been passed down the generations, special pieces we bought to commemorate special occasions, pictures I just fell in love with, and pictures we have collected from our travels. There are however two problems with having a picture […] Read more…

Kitchen Prints with Desenio

Nothing in my life has made me feel more of a grown up than when we had a new kitchen fitted. The process itself was painful. There was a lot of dust. A broken boiler (in the middle of winter). Oh, and a severe case of D&V at the exact time when we had no […] Read more…

Dream to Reality with Petplan Equine

Let me tell you a story about a horse. Growing up, I lived in the New Forest. The New Forest is famous for the New Forest ponies. Horses roaming the forest are a common sight. Many a traffic jam has been caused by a stubborn horse in the middle of the road! And a fair […] Read more…

Save money on family days out

I don’t write many reviews on this site, so when I do it’s because it something I genuinely want to shout from the roof tops about something because it’s a game changer. And today I want to tell you about the game changer that is Little Bird and how they can help you save money […] Read more…

She’s Got The Look – With JD Williams

The older I have got the more I have stopped following fashion trends, and realised I like to wear what I feel good in, as apposed to what the latest styles are. So when JD Williams contacted me and offered to gift me anything from their range I was spoilt for choice. I’ve also not […] Read more…

The Best Subscription Boxes Gift Guide

I love subscription boxes, much like many of the self-care boxes on this comprehensive list.  It’s a little treat each month delivered right to your door.  They make fantastic gifts and there are so many choices available so you can find something for even the really difficult to buy for. This is my rundown of just […] Read more…

Red Letter Days Experiences for the feint hearted

I don’t know about you, but I always associate Red Letter Days experiences with high adrenaline filled activities such as wing walking and bungee jumping.  My first thought are always something high and terrifying!  But actually Red Letter Days have plenty more sedate activities, if like me you are that way inclined. Red Letter Days […] Read more…

Planter Giveaway From Shedstore

If you are looking for things to do with the kids in the garden this Summer, why not get them planting, or create a magical fairy garden?  Shedstore offer a great range of planters and are giving away this planter worth £79.99 to one of my lucky readers.     Add support for your most […] Read more…

things to do in Basingstoke this Christmas

10 Things to do in Basingstoke This Christmas

I love visiting Basingstoke.  It’s one of the UK’s oldest market towns and I love getting some Christmas shopping done in Festival Place.  But there are plenty of things to do in Basingstoke this Christmas to get you feeling festive.   1 Tire The Kids Out at Flipout I’m not sure my post child birth […] Read more…

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