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Father’s Day Gift Ideas With Amara

  Luxury homeware website Amara have a fine selection of Father’s Day gift ideas (it’s coming up soon on the 18th June this year!). They sent us (well, Andy) a box of gifts to try out over the weekend. So, yesterday was a sort of…

30th May 2017
Johnson's Baby Bedtime Products & Routine

Johnson’s Baby Bedtime Range

  A couple of weeks ago, whilst we were mid-bathroom renovation dust and mess, we received a gorgeous wicker basket from Johnson’s with some of their bath products to try and a lovely soft blanket. I had to put it all away until last…

28th March 2017

Fire! Fire! at The Museum of London

A day at the Museum of London including the Fire! Fire! Exhibition This September was 350 years since the Great Fire of London of 1666 and the Museum of London has a wonderful, immersive exhibition to commemorate this anniversary. We went along to see it…

24th October 2016

Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall 2016

It’s time to get your dancing shoes on as DJ Monski Mouse is back in residence at the London Wonderground on the South Bank! Her Baby Disco Dance Hall show is on roughly every other Sunday afternoon until the end of September (though it’s…

29th May 2016

Review | Bahlsen Biscuits

We were sent some Bahlsen biscuits to review a few weeks ago, which pleased us all, biscuits are definitely the treat of choice in this house! I was familiar with the classic Choco Leibniz biscuit, the ones where you get the thick layer of…

26th April 2016
Adventures Memories

Shiny pink trainers from Clarks Shoes

As part of Clarks Kids collaboration with Disney to celebrate the launch of the new adventure animation, Zootropolis, Seren was sent a pair of shoes from their Spring range to try. She was able to choose a pair of ‘athleisure’ style shoes and chose…

30th March 2016

Disney’s Zootropolis and Clarks Shoes

Seren and I had a lovely adventure in London last Sunday, brunch in Soho followed by a preview screening of the new Disney film Zootropolis. We were on a train for 8am (yawn) along with our friends Charlotte and Betsy from Baking Betsy. We…

24th March 2016

Softplay & Milton Wipes

What’s the No1 essential item to take on a trip to the dreaded softplay during the school holidays? Antibacterial surface wipes of course! I’m half joking, the softplay place we went to is (refreshingly) really on top of cleanliness but that has certainly not…

23rd February 2016

REVIEW: The Wonder Garden by Jenny Broom & Kristjana S Williams

“Fold back the covers of this book and let the gates to Earth’s Wonder Garden swing open”. We were sent The Wonder Garden written (inspiringly) by Jenny Broom and illustrated (beautifully) by Kristjana S. Williams, a couple of weeks ago to review. I gasped when I opened…

22nd October 2015

Balance Biking at the Olympic VeloPark

Did you know that you can take your pre-schooler for a balance bike session at the VeloPark in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park? The actual velodrome where Sir Chris Hoy etc picked up their medals at the the 2012 Olympics? For £4.50 per session! When I…

14th October 2015

Splashing fun at the Diana Memorial Fountain

We have a bit of a regular thing where a group of friends meet up in Hyde Park at the end of the summer – the friends are scattered around the country and it might be the only chance we get to meet all…

2nd September 2015

Tiddler And Other Terrific Tales by Scamp Theatre

“Tiddler? Tiddler? TIDDLER’S LATE!” Tiddler by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler (them of The Gruffalo fame) is my absolute favourite book to read to the girls at the moment. Seren loves it as there is a mermaid in it. Imogen loves that my narrative…

12th August 2015

REVIEW: Hello Kitty Collection by My Nametags

Judging by current discussions on parenting forums and Facebook groups – a lot of parents, who are just about to send their little one to school for the first time, are wondering what labels to buy for their uniform (and everything they will take…

11th August 2015

The Three Little Pigs Musical

The second of three theatre trips Seren and I have had recently was to see The Three Little Pigs musical. It hits London’s west end from tomorrow until the 6th September, though we saw it a couple of weeks ago at Finchley’s Arts Depot. Stiles…

4th August 2015