New Gruffalo books! Review & giveaway

Something’s stirring in the deep dark wood, New Gruffalo books and they’re terribly good! Gruffalo Crumble and other recipes The Gruffalo wrote a recipe book, To teach the children how to cook, There’s 24 new things to make, From gingerbread mice to scrambled snake. We had woodland salad for our tea, With Fox’s Sandwiches for company. We followed the steps we found with ease, I’d recommend using pre-sliced cheese. The book’s full of pictures and little rhymes And food to make at different times. From terrible teeth to make you scream To knobbly knees and owl ice cream. If mealtimes just don’t…

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Nostalgia Lane road trip – Win!

This is a collaborative post. This weekend we’re off on a road trip with the girls. We’ll only be in the car for a couple of hours which seems quite reasonable as an adult, but for children it’s an eternity. I always find that road trips go a lot quicker if we find a way to keep us all entertained – whether that means singing, playing eye-spy or just chatting away and putting the world to rights. When I think back to the road trips of my childhood, the first ones that come to mind are always the school trips. When…

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Back to school with prezzybox: Competition

I was sent these fabulous back to school items by prezzybox for the purpose of an honest review and to allow me to host the competition. All views, opinions, images and soon-to-be schoolgirls are my own. Can you believe that this little cutie with the infectious giggle and her shoes on the wrong feet starts school next week? Neither can I. But that time is upon us and it’s time to start getting ready. When prezzybox got in touch about working with us on a back to school project, I was quite smug. Nope, there was nothing I needed thank you very…

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Teletubbies books: Review & Giveaway

This is a collaborative post. All views, opinions and images are my own. Whilst I was too old for Teletubbies when they first came on television nearly 20 years ago, I do remember watching the programme with my sisters when they were little. Even then, I loved how colourful the show was, really engaging for young children and nice and cheerful. That’s why I was pleased to see Teletubbies back on television in November. I was particularly pleased to hear from Dr Jacqueline Harding that the show was designed with children’s development in mind. Interestingly, it is supposed to help with communication,…

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Pirongs – Review & Giveaway

I was delighted to be sent one of these personalised, Unique Planners by Pirongs free of charge for the purpose of this blog post. I have always been a bit of a stationery addict.  There’s nothing more exciting than a brand new diary, notebook or planner.  It seems to signify a fresh start, a new schedule and exciting times ahead.  Back in January, I bought an A5 diary, thinking it would be big enough to put everything in and keep myself organised.  I was wrong.  So wrong in fact, that I’ve pretty much given up on it now. And that’s the…

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