6 WAYS TO CUT DOWN ON YOUR CAR BUDGET

When it comes to our car , we have had some ups and down, I’ll say that much!. I think everyone has a love / hate relationship when it comes to their car and driving . I don’t actually drive, Scott is the main driving in our household.


FESTIVE HOT CHOCOLATES & CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

Yesterday Kadiann was out at her friends and also had planned to go to the cinema , so I took the opportunity to take the younger two our for a festive Costa hot chocolate and also get some Christmas shopping done.

KEWS LAB PORTABLE SPEAKER | REVIEW

If you could only have one item to take on a desert island with you what would it be? . I know a lot of people would say , make up or hair straighteners or a football! . Mine would be music.


3 TIPS TO MAKE SURE YOUR DREAM TRIP IS EXACTLY THAT

Whether it’s a long weekend or a lengthy escape, planning a trip is all part of the fun. And it does take some planning, no matter how much we’d like to think it was spur of the moment adventure.


ADVENT CALENDARS 2018

Is anyone else feeling really festive already? I am!. We absolutely love Christmas and I think one particular part of Christmas that makes it super special is advent calendars.


THE ULTIMATE KITCHEN GADGET | MORPHY RICHARD'S PREPSTAR FOOD PROCESSOR

When it comes to kitchen gadgets I haven’t a clue!. I’m a good old fashion hand kneading and hand whisking kinda gal, I always have been.


TAFFY MAIL AMERICAN CANDY SUBSCRIPTION BOX | REVIEW

When it comes to sweets and chocolate, the girls are there!. I don’t know any children that don’t like goodies and our treat cupboard is always full of different treats for after dinner.


OUR ROAD TRIPS MADE EASY WITH KWIK FIT

Lately I’ve been dreaming about just going on a road trip, me and the girls, all bundled up as a family in the car to go and see a new part of the world, ideally somewhere scenic, and relaxing.



IS YOUR CAR READY FOR THIS WINTER?

We all get into the habit of leaving things until the last minute or putting things off and then end up forgetting to do them all together , or maybe it’s to late and you’ve damaged something even more because you’ve not repaired it in the first place.


PUMPKIN CARVING & DECORATING

We have had a very busy afternoon. Hallows eve is always the day we carve our pumpkins.Scott normally picks them up the night before , I know, cutting it a bit fine as to if there is any left , but we always manage to get some.


PLAN THE PERFECT FAMILY HOLIDAY IN THE UK

Some families make it an annual habit of going abroad and yet have never ventured north of the M25. If you’re guilty of this, it could be time to book a holiday a little closer to home and see what you’re missing out on. The UK may not have weather to match the Med, but it makes up for it with a range of other attractions. Here are just a few good reasons to plan your next holiday in the UK…




ALTON TOWERS SCAREFEST!

Over the weekend we went to Scarefest with the girls. It had actually been snowing Saturday morning , the day we went , and it made me feel all Christmassy! - I know , wrong season! :) .


HALLOWEEN CRAFTS & HOMEMADE PLAYDOUGH

The girls love crafting and I am always up for spending an afternoon getting messy in the kitchen . We’ve spent this afternoon making some Halloween themed pictures which the girls loved doing .


FUN WAYS TO TEACH KIDS EDUCATION OUTSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM :)

We’re lucky to live in a part of the world which has an excellent education system. When children leave school they know how to read and write, they’re taught about science and religion, they’ve dabbled in a new language and have picked up plenty of skills that will help them in becoming successful adults.


MONSTER EYES VANILLA CUPCAKES

We’ve spent the day making some cupcakes. Halloween is an excuse to get baking and these monster eye vanilla cupcakes are not only delicious but they definitely look the part on your kitchen table! :)


RAINBOCORN SEQUIN SURPRISE - THE CUTEST THING YOU WILL EVER SEE!

When it comes to blind bags or egg surprises, Alessia is there!. She absolutely loves them and has done for years . So when we got the chance to check out the cutest new unhatching egg from Zuru then she literally jumped at the chance! :)


PLANNING THE PERFECT FAMILY SKI TRIP IN FRANCE

We have spoke about going to France for Christmas for a few years now . It looks so beautiful and if you love snow around that time of year then I would say go for it ! :)


WHAT'S THAT SMELL? [ REVIEW ]

If you are a regular reader then you will know how much we love games as a family . They are the perfect way to get everyone together and have some quality time.We have tried and tested a fair few games over the years and always love adding new ones to our collection.


HALLOWEEN ROCKY ROAD GOOEY BITES

one thing we all love to do is bake, but sometimes I like to whip something up just in time for the school run so the kiddies have a surprise treat to come home to.


AUTUMN WALKS

Yesterday was glorious . I absolutely love Autumn. The crisp air but still have the sun shining . We love walking and are always on the look out to find a new trail to explore .


EASY PEASY ONE CUP PANCAKES

One thing my girls love is pancakes . If they could have them every morning for breakfast then I know they would !. It’s one breakfast we can all sit down together and enjoy without to much fuss.


FARTIST CLUB | RIPPING RANDY

if you have followed us for a while then you will know Alessia loves the most wackiest things ever. She is obsessed with slime and goo and loves tricking people with her robo spiders and her fake squishy maggots.


WHAT’S ON OUR BOOK SHELF THIS AUTUMN

Autumn is one of our favourite seasons. The crisp fresh air outside and the fallen leaves. Cosy nights in with books and hot chocolate . We love Autumn.


CREEPY ZURU ROBO ALIVE CRAWLING SPIDER

If there is one thing the girls and I are absolutely petrified off then It is spiders!.


PIZZA WHEELS

I think we all have a quick and easy emergency dinner up our sleeves don’t we?. As parents , sometimes you need that super quick meal at tea time that doesn’t take long and all the kids get fed and you have happy faces all round :)

RHYTHM108 - EAT REAL BE REAL

If you have read my Back to school snack ideas  then you will already know that the snacks from rhythm108 are a big hit in our house . We absolutely love them!.


ROAD TRIP TO WALES

Road trip!!! We decided to take a trip to Wales yesterday. It was pouring it down with rain and usually I would say let’s go another time because the weather automatically puts me off but we got ourselves ready , had some breakfast and off we went.


BERRY FUN WITH SEASONAL BERRIES PLUS GIVEAWAY :)

If you have been a follower of mine for a while then you will know how much the girls love their fruit and vegetables. They can not get enough !


5 WAYS TO HELP PREPARE FOR A STRESS FREE CHRISTMAS

It’s that time of year when we are all trying to save the pennies for the dreaded C word . Especially if you have children you will know exactly how costly this time of year can get.


LETTER TO THE TOOTH FAIRY | ADDO PLAY OUT OF THE BOX

Alessia has had a wobbly tooth for months and months , and she has been trying all sorts of ways to get it out . My girls are big fans of the tooth fairy - I am sure it has something to do with the pennies she gives them :) , but they’ve always loved putting their tooth under their pillow and waiting for her to arrive.


RUGDOCTOR PORTABLE SPOT CLEANER | REVIEW

if you have followed us for a while then you will know we have recently moved home , back to Staffordshire. The previous tenants had pets and I was eager to get the carpets cleaned with Nila being an avid crawler :).


IT’S GOOD TO BE BORED

How many times have you heard your child say they are bored? I am sure we can all agree that we have heard it many of times, along with I’m hungry, I’m thirsty . 69% of us parents dread them words.if you have kiddies then you know the drill :)

DATE NIGHT AT THE BOWLING HOUSE & GIVEAWAY :)

one thing me and Scott do not get many of is date nights . If you have followed us since being pregnant with Nila then you will already know this .We’ve promised that we are going to try and make date night every month as I really do think it is important to get couples time/ especially with having three kiddies!


IT’S LUNCHTIME | SCHOOL SNACK IDEAS

if your children are like mine, then you will know sometimes there is just no pleasing them when it comes to snack time. My girls have always chosen a packed lunch from home to take into school as they much prefer it and they can also let me know what they like and what they don’t like .


TELETUBBIES STACKABLE PO | REVIEW

The teletubbies have always been a favourite in our house . Our eldest daughter is now 15 and she absolutely loved them growing up, as did Alessia and now we have baby Nila,she is besotted with them.


KEEPING WARM THIS TIME OF YEAR WITH SIMPLY HIKE

The nights are getting darker earlier and colder and although I love summer , I absolutely love the cosey autumn nights. There is something about feeling snug isn’t there ?. The season for hot chocolates, pumpkin scented candles and a good warm jacket!


A WEEKEND IN MANCHESTER AT BLOGON TOYS

What a weekend! Feeling slightly rough but it has been worth it . This past weekend I have been in Manchester at blogon toys, which if you are not familiar with, it is a blogging conference held twice a year in Manchester. I did go to last years September conference if you fancy having a read about that- my first ever blogging conference, now im bloody hooked! :)


COMFIEST CARRIER AROUND! - IZMI TODDLER CARRIER

If you have followed me for a while you will know i am an avid baby wearer :). I didn't baby wear with the two older girls and  i knew this time round i wanted to try and experience everything i didn't with Kadiann and Alessia.


HEMSBY BEACH

Scott has never been a beach person, in fact he hates it! :) I on the other hand love the beach. For me it is the best place to relax and unwind . It is so therapeutic and I honestly believe the sea air is so good for you.


AQUA BEADS DISNEY PRINCESS PLAY SET

Disney princesses have been a firm favourite in our household for 15 years . Unfortunately for Scott, and yay for me!  we have had three girls , no boys, all girls and all these girls have absolutely loved the Disney princesses.


WIN A BACK TO DANCE BUNDLE WITH DANCEWEAR CENTRAL!

Do you have a dancer in the home? If you’ve been a follower of ours for a while now then you will know my girls love to dance. They have taken part in many dance shows and absolutely love it.


CHICCO LITEWAY STROLLER | REVIEW

We have only recently changed our buggy to forward facing for Nila. She is 14 months old now and although I love her facing me when we are out , she loves having a nose.


TODAY YOU START YEAR 11

Today is the day you start year 11. Year 11! Where has my baby gone. My first born that was the tiniest little thing , 7LB 1 and a half ounces ,to be precise :) . Now you tower over me , but I am a midget as you say so we can’t argue there :)


BENEFITS OF MOVING OVERSEAS AS A FAMILY - AND THE CHALLENGES!


Have you been thinking about moving to another country? More and more people are moving overseas today for a variety of different reasons.Scott and I have had this talk over the years so many times .


FEELING BEACH READY?

One of our favourite places is the beach. I have loved the sand and the sea for as long as I can remember and the girls have definitely followed in my foot steps.


JANE MILA LEATHERETTE HIGHCHAIR

As a parent , when on the hunt for the essentials you want the products to tick all of the right boxes.Whether it be style or size, comfort or colour - I think you go through a little mental check list until you find the perfect one.


I AM GOING TO BLOGON TOYS! :) GET TO KNOW ME LINKY

I bought a ticket!. Some might say i am mad as we actually move back to Staffordshire on the 9th September from Norfolk, so only giving myself a week to get unpacked and ready for blogontoys but i loved it so much last year i knew i was not missing it!.


BACK TO SCHOOL WITH SMIGGLE

I am sure every parent out there is getting ready for their kiddies to return to school. I bet I am not the only one that either forgets something , or leaves it until the last minute and everything is sold out.



TEMPLE OF TICKETS

Growing up and going to Clacton every summer holiday was my childhood. I have taken the older two back to where we use to have our summer holidays and I would love to go back there with all the girls. I had my favourite game that you could bet your life on , I would be on it for most of the duration of our holiday.



ROAR DINOSAUR ADVENTURE PARK

We love visiting new places and we love exploring new attractions as the kids love exploring.Yesterday the sun was on our side , so we headed to roar dinosaur adventure park in Norwich. We are staying with my parents over the summer holidays so it is only 50 minutes away.


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