When it comes to making Christmas wishlists something that we have tried to instil with each of the children is why they are adding that item to the list.  Is it something that they want, need, will wear or to read? … View Post

Oh my gosh, is there anything better than shopping for Christmas decor? Definitely, once autumn hits, there’s no finer pastime than browsing the pop-up decoration stores or sitting home browsing catalogues.

There’s certainly something heart-warming and comforting about decking the halls. Even when it’s raining, pouring, outside, and you’ve just suffered through the hardest day at work, returning to a warm, calm home can fill you full-to-brimming with festive cheer. It’s infectious, didn’t you know?… View Post

This Christmas, it’s time for your little ones to join Hey Duggee and the Squirrels for some badge earning fun.  With Duggee and the Squirrel characters brightening up pre-schoolers mornings with their latest adventure.  It’s easy to understand why they would like to continue this fun after the episode has finished.  Thanks to a wonderful range of Hey Duggee toys and accessories the fun and adventure doesn’t need to stop. A-Woof!… View Post

Imagine if, on an ordinary day, war came and turned your town to rubble.
Imagine if you had to make a dangerous journey all alone, with no welcome at the end.
Imagine you had lost everything and everyone, and then a child, just like you, gave you something small but very precious…… View Post

Last weekend we made our first visit to MCM Comic Con London at ExCel London. Given that Mr Boo and Tigger especially love comic books, Marvel, Star Wars etc. I’m not sure why we have never visited before.… View Post

The dining room can be a tricky room to light. It can serve many different functions from formal to casual. It’s usually a place where some of your nicest furniture goes and where you put your best foot forward for your guests. Accommodating all of those purposes can be tricky when it comes to lighting.… View Post

So, if we are going all out to make a statement by the snowy Christmas tree twinkling lights, let’s do it properly, hey? Why wear a Christmas jumper when you can wear a Christmas suit? Seriously. Go all out. Turn that annual advent night out with your mates into less of a Christmas Jumper Night Out, and more of a Christmas Jumper and Christmas Suits Night Out!… View Post

When it comes to making the decision to go back to work after having children, there’s absolutely no right or wrong answer – only what works for you, your personal circumstances, and your family.… View Post

When it comes to making Halloween themed treats for the children, for Halloween parties or to hand out to Trick or Treaters.  It doesn’t have to be time consuming or difficult.  Many of the Rice Krispie treats to make for Halloween that I’m sharing below are brought to life in the decoration.  So whether you make your own batch of Rice Krispie treats or you use shop bought, it’s a project that the children can also get involved with.… View Post