LP’s Blossoming Vocabulary

LP is now 26 months and she has only really been talking properly for the last couple of months, before that it was odd words and over the last week or so she’s started to string sentences together. Hearing LP talk properly is actually amazing. Hearing her say things in context makes me smile, she is turning into such a clever little thing. LP has started saying things like I…

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Braun Thermoscan 5 IRT4520 Digital Thermometer Review

A thermometer is one of the things that most parents can’t do without. The number of times that your child is clearly poorly or times when they’re not acting like themselves or just when they’re feeling a bit warm it is nice to have the reassurance from a thermometer that your child is ‘just a bit warm’ or that they’re actually running a temperature or completely feverish – Then you…

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A Little Kitchen Helper {The Ordinary Moments}

LP has always loved watching us in the kitchen and loves copying us and helping us at every opportunity. For quite a while now we have let LP help us as much as possible when in the kitchen – She’ll put tea bags in mugs for us, put potato peelings in the compost bin and cut up potatoes in a saucepan and pass us plates from the dishwasher to put…

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Never Fail Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

A Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe is a pretty fail safe option in any family home. If we bake a batch we know they’ll be well received whatever the filling. We also know that they’ll all get eaten – there are never any complaints when we bake cookies. That’s why this recipe has been used time and time again in our home and why I felt it was only right that…

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Keeping Pets Safe around Bonfire Night | AD

As regular readers will know, we have two cats who we protect as best we can throughout the year – we don’t let them out at night – or even in the dark, they always sleep inside and if we haven’t seen them in a few hours we start to worry. We are especially cautious around bonfire night as there are so many hazards around – nice warm piles of…

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Weaning has Begun!

Little Man is 6 months on 10th November and we had said that we’d wait until then to start Baby Led Weaning but over the last few days LM has been trying to take food from us and gnawing on everything. He was also very happy to sit in his Bumbo. Add to that the fact that he has been teething a lot of the last week and I thought…

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Mystery Shopping

I have been Mystery Shopping for quite a few years now – on and off. It’s something that anyone can do around their normal day to day routines and it’s something Hubby and I have enjoyed doing – as well as the added benefit of getting things for free and occasionally some extra cash too! I can’t talk about mystery shopping companies specifically (or the specific companies I do mystery…

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