Black Tower deliciously light low alcohol wine review

There’s often a difficult balance between a healthy body and a healthy mind. Social media tells us to live a little, treat ourselves every now and again. Drink the wine, eat the cake. Then we read about the obesity epidemic. The health complications caused by a high calorie diet and the need to watch what we eat and limit our alcohol consumption. The only solutions are compromise and balance. Smaller portions, drinking less frequently and finding a lighter, low alcohol alternative to a glass of wine. Black Tower low alcohol wines and low alcohol sparkling wine have just 129 calories…

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David Charles dresses review and giveaway

When it comes to girls’ fashion, there are few brands more iconic than David Charles Childrenswear. Since 1970, they have been supplying the world’s finest stores including Harrods in London and Saks in 5th Avenue, New York. The designers have dressed Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie and Madonna’s daughter Lourdes among other famous young names. They specialise in luxury dresses for girls aged from 2 to 16 years old. Libby and Lia were delighted to be offered the opportunity to choose a dress each from the Spring / Summer 2019 range. Here’s what they thought of them and how you can…

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Valentines gift ideas to add a little luxury

It’s always difficult to think of Valentines gift ideas with Christmas only just behind you. So, I always think of Valentines day as an excuse for a little treat. Something luxurious that you wouldn’t buy for yourself. Things with an indulgent feel about them, whether you’re buying them for a partner or just treating yourself. Coolstuff have some fabulous Valentines gift ideas, plus you can win a massage cushion for the ultimate indulgence. Ice bottle cooler Ideal for Valentine’s evening at home, this ice bottle cooler will keep your drinks at just the right temperature. It also makes a beautiful feature. Simply…

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Win family tickets for Nozstock 2019

Last Summer was the 20th anniversary of the Nozstock family-friendly festival. Unsurprisingly it was a complete sell-out, and they’re coming back bigger and better in 2019 including improvements to both family camping and the Little Wonderland Kids’ area.  Nozstock the Hidden Valley Festival We were incredibly impressed with last year’s Nozstock the Hidden Valley Festival and will definitely be back next year. You can read my full review here. Based in the Herefordshire countryside, Nozstock is the festival with something for everyone. The lineup isn’t confirmed for 2019 yet, but last year there were a variety of different acts across ten…

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Fun Christmas gift ideas and a giveaway with CoolStuff

With Christmas rapidly approaching, it’s time to grab those last minute gifts. The problem is, most of us put off buying the difficult gifts until the last minute then spend ages wondering what to get the person who has everything. Thankfully, CoolStuff have some great ideas. This online gift and gadget store was originally from Sweden and they’re now expanding to the UK. The variety of products on their site is excellent, ideal for those last few awkward people whose gifts you can’t quite decide on. Portable folding hammock There’s not much that brings me more joy in the warmer…

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Win an incredible prize with Spirit Riding Free

This is a collaborative post. Isn’t it a relief when children get to an age where you can enjoy watching television together? I’m not talking deep and meaningful movies. But they’ve finally graduated away from irritating nursery rhymes and whiny characters. Recently, my two have discovered a sweet series called Spirit Riding Free and I have to admit, I’m quite enjoying it too. What is Spirit Riding Free? Spirit Riding Free is an animated series aimed at 6 to 10 year olds. It’s available to watch on POP at 12.30pm at weekends. Spirit the wild horse lives with his herd…

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Celebrating summer days with Capri-Sun

This is a collaborative post.  Since Libby started school, I’ve been acutely aware of how quickly the Summer holidays fly by. And this year, Lia starts school too. So now, more than ever, I’ve been trying to make the most of the long Summer days. The girls go to sleep late anyway, so we might as well make the most of it and have some fun. Days in the sunshine Have you seen the social media posts going around lately about 18 summers? They point out that we only get to spend 18 summers with our children. And that’s if…

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