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Children's Easter Treasure Hunt

We are all raring to go here as Waitrose very kindly sent us a fabulous Easter Egg Treasure Hunt kit including a downloadable questions and answers for you to do the same with your children. There’s something more exciting about hunting down your Easter goodies and a few minutes spent hiding Easter Eggs for [...]

Top 5 simple pleasures #Listography

tea cup royal albert

My life seems to be flying past at the speed of light right now, days whirling in and out and I find myself watching the 10pm news with half an eye shut and the other already focusing on what needs to be done tomorrow.

I love it and I hate it at the same [...]

Stonehenge: Family day out

On our way back from Cornwall over half term we took a break half way through our journey home and visited Stonehenge in Wiltshire, a landmark that has been on my Bucket List since Forever.

I was not disappointed.

Our Family ticket cost £36.10 – This covers a family of 2 [...]

WIN a Caribbean cruise with Thomson – find out how here


If you are a passionate foodie and would love to cruise the Caribbean this is the competition for you. 

Thomson are looking for culinary creatives to design a 3 course menu fit for a feast 

Head over to the link above and you will see three interactive buttons to click on.

The Explore [...]

Talking Christmas Dinner with Marco Pierre White

You might think Marco and I are old mates now after all this is my third hangout with him and of course I met him in person back in December but seriously this guy knows his turkey.

I’m on Christmas countdown along with the rest of the world so if my Christmas dinner doesn’t [...]

BRIO 25pc Block Set giveaway

BRIO 25pc Block Set

It’s Marbel time again and for their final giveaway of the Christmas season on Mari’s World they are giving away one x BRIO 25pc Block Set.

This toy is perfect for tiny ones from as little as 3 months as the colours are eye catching and vibrant. They introduce 7 different shapes and by being [...]

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royal caribbean search for the royal family

A long, long time ago when this blog was in it’s infancy I joined in an alphabet styled weekly writing weekly challenge. Each week there was a new letter and you had to be inspired by that letter and write something which you then shared with the other bloggers. When it got to [...]

Top 5 Life Lessons #Listography

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Yay for Listography is back after a long break and who more than me loves to compile a list?

This week’s list tackles a sober thought; life’s biggest regrets. Nurses and carers hear them all the time from people who are passing away how they wished they’d done things differently.

My life is littered [...]

Dear Dad, I miss you x

Hi Dad,

I can’t believe you’ve been gone for 6 years. Where has all that time gone and no, time doesn’t make the loss any better. I miss you more now than ever and want to share so much with you.

As I write my third grandchild will soon be with us, Sophie. Tommy [...]

18 month Dayplanner by Paperblanks #giveaway

paperblanks dayplanners

And the winner is Nickie O Hara who commented - I have to write EVERYTHING down and have different coloured pens for work/home. Thanks for all who took part and well done Nickie!   Life gets complicated as the kids grow, there are more things to remember. Hell these days if it’s not on a list, [...]