Today I am 29

Today is my 29th Birthday. I don’t think we’ll be doing anything to celebrate. I don’t think I’ll get very many cards or presents either – although Hubby has given me my Birthday present early – a Samsung Chromebook. The best present! It is amazing and making blogging so much easier – Hubby knows how much this hobby now means to me. I said to Hubby, offhandedly a good few…

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Meadow Kids Sleepy Puppy Hand Puppet Book & Farmyard Animals Finger Puppet Friends Review

Hubby and I are huge book fans and love spending time reading with LP and we try to read a wide variety of books with her. Meadow Kids recently sent us two books that were different to our usual story books… Sleepy Puppy Hand Puppet Book This book has a hole through the centre of it and a glove puppet puppy attached so that Sleepy Puppy features on every page.…

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Selling Houses | AD

We bought our first house back in 2006 and lived there happily for 4 years. I found the whole house buying process incredibly straightforward and not hugely expensive – aside from having to fund the deposit. When we came to think about selling our house, in February 2010, I was amazed at the costs involved. Selling a house, and buying another one, is hugely more expensive than buying your first…

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Harvest Festival

This time of year always make me remember Harvest Festival from my school days. It was a time of year that everyone was excited about and one I remember vividly from being a child. The actual tradition of Harvest Festival is a big celebration around the time of the harvest in any given area. This usually involves decorations, singing, dancing, prayers and suchlike. At school, Harvest Festival meant a few…

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Gro-Clock and Gro-Egg Review

Having a baby and a toddler it is lovely to find a company that sell products to suit a wide span of ages – The Gro Company have products that cater from newborn upwards and we were lucky enough to be sent two of their products for review. Gro-Clock The Gro Company Gro-Clock is a great idea for a product – young children can’t tell the time using an actual…

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I’m the new Graco Ambassador!

You may have seen my reviews and tweets over the last 6 weeks about the Graco Sky and our adventures testing it. I had a great time using the travel system as much as I possible could with both LP and Little Man. We took the travel system to Longleat, took it out in the car, used it as a babynest for little man, used it forward facing, parent facing…

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Lamb Rogan Josh Recipe in the Slow Cooker

If you are looking for a slow cooker curry that is packed with flavour, leaves the meat really tender and is perfect for cooking in bulk and freezing then this Lamb Rogan Josh could be the perfect recipe for you! There’s a simple way of making this into a beef or chicken curry at the end too – happy experimenting. You really can’t go wrong with this recipe and it’s…

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