When it comes to traditions, visiting Drayton Manor has to be one of our family traditions. Having first visited when Roo was just two years old and we’ve been back several times each year since. Last year we finally made it over to the Drayton’s Magical Christmas. Having loved it so much we returned again this year.… View Post

Christmas gift principles // Something to read

Christmas gift principles // Something to read

This year there is a big push on the four gift principles, something you want, something you need, something to wear and something to read.  Whilst this concept has been around for a number of years, I think we are all more aware of the financial burden that Christmas can be.  As well as the number of items we both gift and receive that are not necessary. With this in mind, I wanted to share with you the wonderful #giveabook campaign from Scholastic.… View Post

Get ready for the festive season with Snazaroo

Get ready for the festive season with Snazaroo

The festive season is fast approaching.  A time for parties, nativities and dressing up.  So why not get ready for the festive season with Snazaroo.  The easy to use face paints will transform your children (and yourself) into festive wonders.  Take a look at the fantastic selection of Snazaroo packs that are available…… View Post

Handpresso // Christmas gifts for coffee lovers

Handpresso // Christmas gifts for coffee lovers

When it comes to selecting the perfect present for a friend or loved one.  The easiest way to start is to think about the things that they enjoy and love.  For some, it will be a hobby that they require a new piece of equipment for, for others, it will be something to add to their collection.  However, what about something that they do/use every day? I’m not talking about another set of smellies or the boring gift of socks and underwear.  I’m talking about the coffee that helps wake them up in the morning.  The coffee that keeps them going through the mid-afternoon slump.  The coffee that they crave whilst they are out and about but aren’t near a cafe (or in many cases, the cafe version is not up to scratch).… View Post

Christmas Gift Guide // Logitech

Christmas Gift Guide // Logitech

There has been a shift in the types of presents that I’ve seen on the children’s, family and friends Christmas wish lists this year.  With Roo and Tigger getting older, toys do still feature to an extent, however, it is tech that has a bigger presence.  Between computer consoles, gaming accessories and ways in which they can blast out their music wherever they are.  … View Post