Dear So and So – Asda Opticians

Dear So and So - Asda Opticians

Dear Asda Opticians Great Yarmouth, I'm writing to express my disappointment that when I contacted you to book an eye test I was told that you weren't accepting any bookings as you still didn't have an optician. What do you mean you still don't have an optician? How long have you not had one for? Why haven't you got a locum in? I was advised to get my eyes tested elsewhere and them come back to purchase my glasses with yourselves as … [Read more...]

Welcome to the world Princess Charlotte of Cambridge #HRHTATTYTEDDY

Baby - Welcome to the world Princess Charlotte of Cambridge

Unless you have been living under a rock you will be aware that Kate Middleton (I know she is called the Duchess of Cambridge but she will be forever referred to as Kate Middleton) gave birth to daughter over the weekend.  The new Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana is the first princess to be born in the royal family since 1990.   Whilst she is following in tradition by having a couple of middle names there are a nod to her … [Read more...]

Boj – Blast off Buddies DVD + #Giveaway

Boj - Blast off Buddies DVD

Popular preschool television programme ‘Boj’, which is regularly watched by over half a million viewers on CBeebies, will soon be offering its legion of fans another opportunity to enjoy the adventures of Boj and his friends in Giggly Park with the release of his first DVD, “Blast Off Buddies” released on Monday 18th May 2015. The DVD features 10 episodes of the hugely popular series including the title episode, ‘Blast Off Buddies’ … [Read more...]

Merlin Annual Pass Summer Sale starts today!

Travel - Merlin Annual Pass Summer Sale starts today!

Back at the beginning of the year we made the decision to purchase Merlin Annual Passes in their winter sale.  Four months in and we have already managed to enjoy several of the Merlin Worlds including SEA LIFE Centre Great Yarmouth, Coca-Cola London Eye and the SEA LIFE London Aquarium™.  With many more adventures and days out planned we are hoping to create a #MyMerlinSummer full of wonderful memories. Summer Sale Those … [Read more...]

The importance of outdoor play

The importance of outdoor play {Wednesday's Wardrobe}

When I was a girl (wow that makes me sound ancient) I can hardly remember being indoors.  I can remember long summers of fun down at the park, at the river and in the garden.  Even in the winter I can remember being out in the garden building snowmen, clearing the snow from our neighbours path and playing hockey on a frozen pitch (why my school always insisted that we played hockey in the height of winter I'll never know). Nowadays … [Read more...]

Why I want to visit Mexico

Travel - Why I want to visit Mexico

Every now and again I see others share their bucket lists of places that they would like to visit.  I'm sure everyone has a little list (or a big one depending on how keen you are on travelling) of places that they would like visit - I know I certainly do although I have to admit it does tend to grow each time I see friends and family return from some foreign land. One of the places I'd love to visit has to be Mexico.  I've known a … [Read more...]

Barbie™ in Princess Power Super Sparkle 2-in-1 Doll {Review}

Barbie® in Princess Power Super Sparkle doll {Review}

Today is National Superhero Day! Roo has always been into superheroes, I blame Mr Boo's influence when it comes to her little 'thing' for Thor however when it comes to female superheroes I'm pleased to see her take an interest.  I like her to know that not all superheroes are boys and that girls can make great superheroes too. To celebrate such a fun and super day I am sharing with you one of the female superheroes to enter my daughter's … [Read more...]

April’s #FunFinds

April's #FunFinds

Another month has flown by, the nights are staying lighter for longer and the warmer weather has brought hopes for a long hot summer.  I'm joining in with Family Four Fun's #FunFinds linky again this month as I loved the opportunity to tell you about 'fun finds' I have seen throughout April. Little Tikes Nothing quite say summer like getting outdoors and having some fun the garden, little ones especially love the outdoors from … [Read more...]

Busy Busy Things That Go: 2000 Stickers {Book Review}

Busy Busy Things That Go- 2000 Stickers {Book Review}

Busy Busy Things That Go: 2000 Stickers Get ready for the biggest, busiest sticker book EVER with 2000 stickers! Put the scoops on the diggers. Fit the tractors to the trailers. Get the machines to the construction site and the trucks on the road. Make your own big, busy scenes with all the stickers! Published by Parragon ISBN: 9781472366993 The book is aimed at children who are able to read so I would say from around age 5-6+, as they need … [Read more...]

Annabel Karmel – just like you’d make at home #giveaway

Baby - Annabel Karmel - just like you’d make at home

Serving up home-cooked meals every evening is easier said than done – especially with jam-packed family schedules.  So Annabel Karmel has designed delicious, balanced meals for those busy days. Inspired by her most popular cookbook recipes, her quick and tasty ‘just like you’d make at home’ range takes toddlers on a journey of flavour discovery. And the best thing is that they are low in salt and contain up to three of a … [Read more...]