A Man Called Ove – by Fredrik Backman – the best book I’ve read in ages

I love this book. I’ve been nearing the end for quite a few days but was enjoying it so much I would only read a chapter a night. I’ve just finished it and as I was reading the last few pages I had tears streaming down my face. A Man Called Ove is a book Read More →

Review: Butterbee Cottage Dolls House from Big Game Hunters @thePlayExperts #review #toys

I was sent the Butterbee Cottage to review from Big Game Hunters. It arrived on Monday in this ENORMOUS cardboard box. This is going to be a very picture heavy blog post as I really want to showcase the house from box to built and will show close-ups of each room once done. Here is Read More →

A weekend without tablets

Thought I’d do a little update of how I went with the no-tablet weekend. Friday evening I said the kids could have a “sleep over” in their room. The reason for this was that Joshua had been feeling a bit lonely as Alara has been sleeping in my bed most nights. So I persuaded Alara Read More →

Keeping the kids warm and dry this winter

This is a sponsored post, but it is all my own words and thoughts!  With the cold weather closing in, many of us will be inclined to close the curtains, put the heating on and shut out the cold. I know I certainly do. However, with the shorter days and longer nights, it’s important to Read More →

I’m going device-free this weekend (or rather the kids are)

  I got the kids back today and before I went to pick them up from school, I was thinking about how reliant I have become on their tablets for me to get a bit of extra time in bed or a bit of quiet time in the afternoon. I think they have also become Read More →

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