Jack doesn’t want to eat his boring old lunch.  He’d rather have lunch on a pirate ship! But what do pirates actually eat? Rotten fish stew – eeuuuwwww! And so begins a rollicking, imaginative adventure over the sea, through caves and into the lair of a troll before Jack decides that actually, Mum’s cooking is pretty good after all.… View Post

Judging a Book by its Cover: Searching for …

Judging a Book by its Cover: Searching for the Best Domain Name

For a moment, imagine that you are shopping at a local bookstore. You have a specific subject in mind and two books meet the criteria. However, one is a plain hardcover with no illustrations and a simple title. The other boasts highly detailed graphics, an appealing image and a similar length. Which book would you choose? This very same principle applies to selecting a domain name. In order to stand out from the masses, a significant amount of thought must go into the creation process. Let us break this concept down into easily digestible steps.… View Post

Hey Duggee The Wedding Badge And Other Stories + #…

Hey Duggee The Wedding Badge And Other Stories + #Giveaway

Earlier this year Piglet discovered the Hey Duggee series on CBeebies and hasn’t looked back since.  She is full of excitement as an episode starts each morning.  With her joining in with the fun and laughter alongside the Squirrels.  Watching intensely to see whether the Squirrels will gain a new badge.  Before running to the nearest person for a Duggee hug at the end of the episode – too cute! … View Post

Technology for a toddler // Introducing the LeapFrog LeapPad …

Technology for a toddler // Introducing the LeapFrog LeapPad Ultimate Pink

When it came to thinking about technology for a toddler, LeapFrog has it covered. With a range of toys for babies through to educational toys and their award-winning LeapPad which is available in a couple of different models.  Although at the lower end of the age scale for the LeapFrog LeapPad Ultimate Piglet has been using a similar model at her nursery so I was confident that she’d be able to navigate around the different activities available.… View Post

From The Bookshelf // Under The Cherry Tree + #Giveaway

From The Bookshelf // Under The Cherry Tree + #Giveaway

They say you should never judge a book by its cover and this is no truer than with the beautiful story Under The Cherry Tree.  The slimline white book, complete with a simple cherry tree illustration on the cover doesn’t give too much away about the story held within its pages.  However, sometimes the simple things in life can grab your attention…… View Post

Is it possible to add colour options to …

Is it possible to add colour options to your current stash of pens? + #Giveaway

Writing in plain old pen and pencil can be a bit…boring. It’s easy to fall into a creative rut when trying to think of ways to make your writing and cards a bit more fun and over-the-top. Don’t fall prey to thinking that colours and variety don’t matter. With just a few colourful options for your stationery and pens, you can make a card, letter or written greeting truly stand out!… View Post

Project Mc2 Ultimate Lab Kit + #Giveaway

Project Mc2 Ultimate Lab Kit + #Giveaway

Whilst browsing through her Netflix homepage back in 2015, Roo discovered the Project Mc2 series.  Featuring four super-smart teens band together to use their science skills to save the day.  The first season of Project Mc2 was binged watched and she eagerly awaited the next season to continue the STEM crime-fighting fun from the NOV8 team.  … View Post