Penguins of Madagascar {DVD Review} + #giveaway

Penguins of Madagascar  {DVD Review}

There are times when I count myself very lucky, especially when it comes to the doors that running Boo Roo and Tigger Too has opened up for me.  The weekend before last we were invited to an extra screening of the DreamWorks Animation’s PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR held at Chessington World of Adventures. Arriving for the screening the children (and adults) were greeted by two of the Penguins of Madagascar, which Tigger immediately … [Read more...]

Nutmeg – Pack in more this summer + #giveaway

Nutmeg at Morrisons - Pack in more this summer {Wednesday's Wardrobe}

Here comes the sun  At last the warm weather looks like it is going to make an appearance this year.  Dreams of sunshine, sand castles and school holidays are within touching distance.  So what better time to start thinking about the children's summer wardrobe. Nutmeg at Morrisons has a great range of children's clothing to get the children's looking fabulous this summer with a mixture of bold designs and fantastic … [Read more...]

Ribbit {DVD Review} + #giveaway

Ribbit {DVD Review}

Get ready for an adventure that goes ‘toadly’ wrong this Easter! Ribbit is a frog with an identity crisis. Unlike other frogs, he hates hopping and he hates water! Along with his best friend, Sandy the flying squirrel, he embarks on a soul-searching journey to find of his rightful place in the world, encountering a variety of colourful characters – both friend and foe – along the way. But when Ribbit is hypnotised, tricked into believing that … [Read more...]

I need to be more grown up with my money

I need to be more grown up with my money

Whenever I come across advertisements for ISA's or pensions I'll be honest and tend to switch off.   The thing is I'm 32 29 years old why do I need to worry about putting money into a pension that I won't be able to access for the next 30 or so years.  The same goes with ISA's whilst Mr Boo and I pop a regular amount of money away each month into a savings account we don't want to tie it up in a fund that we aren't able to access … [Read more...]

Brantano looking after growing feet

Brantano looking after growing feet {Wednesday's Wardrobe}

I can remember my Mam telling me that if you look after your feet they will lead you to wherever you want to go.  Something that I have always thought about when it comes to Roo and Tigger's shoes, ensuring that they have their feet measured at least four times a year. Brantano recently got in touch with me to see whether I'd like to try out the Brantano kid's fitting service.  A service that they are really keen to hear what … [Read more...]

Where Bear? {Book Review} + #giveaway

Where Bear- {Book Review}

Where Bear? Once there was a bear cub who lived with a little boy... Written and illustrated by Sophy Henn Published by Puffin ISBN: 9780723294962 Join the story of a little bear cub who lived with a little boy, as the bear gets bigger and bigger it is soon time to think of somewhere else for him to live, but Where Bear?  They try to home the bear in various places before the boy thinks of the perfect place for the bear to live... … [Read more...]

Pom Pom gets the grumps {Book Review} + #giveaway

Pom Pom gets the grumps {Book Review}

Pom Pom gets the grumps One morning Pom Pom got out of bed on the wrong side and nothing was right. Then things went from bad to worse... "Harrumph!" said Pom Pom. Written and illustrated by Sophy Henn Published by Puffin ISBN: 9780723299165 We are all guilty of getting out of the bed on the wrong side, walking up in the grumps.  This charming story shows children that whilst we might be feeling grumpy there is no excuse to be … [Read more...]

Study reveals ‘the good stuff’ we all like to see our children eating

Study reveals ‘the good stuff’ we all like to see our children eating

Under sixes are enjoying quinoa, kale and chia seeds but yogurts, bananas and porridge top the table A study into children’s eating habits has found the ‘Top 20 Feel Good Foods’ that make all parents feel happy seeing their children eat. Topping the ‘Good Stuff Index” are yogurt, bananas and porridge, closely followed by blueberries and brown bread. A roast dinner comes in at number nine, with convenience foods fish-fingers and baked beans … [Read more...]

Dreamworks HOME – Prepare for an alien invasion!

DreamWorks HOME - Prepare for an alien invasion!

DreamWorks Home The brand new film from DreamWorks, HOME due for release on March 27th 2015! After seeing a trailer for it in the cinema both Roo and Tigger are excited to be going to see it this weekend (so am I!). Based on the acclaimed book 'The True Meaning of Smekday,' DreamWorks Animation's 'Home' is not standard post-apocalyptic-alien-invasion-buddy-comedy. When Earth is taken over by the overly confident Boov in an alien race in … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – Hogwarts Express

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - Hogwarts Express

We are all huge fans of the Harry Potter films, with Tigger especially loving Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets manly because of the scenes between the train and the flying car.  I'm sure that he could recite the script word for word!  So when a recent invitation popped into my inbox to visit the new Hogwarts Express exhibition at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London I knew that we would all love see how the magic of Platform 9 ¾ … [Read more...]