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Review | Graco Evo & SnugRide i-Size

Review | Graco Evo & SnugRide i-Size

When you have baby number 2, you already have pretty much everything – and that includes the buggy and the carseat.  The buggy I had for Fred was “fine” and did the job.  A bit grubby now after 2 1/2 years of being whizzed around […]

Recipe | Pea Cakes

Recipe | Pea Cakes

I just call these cakes because they’re baked in the oven rather than fried.  Fred isn’t really a huge fan of veg, so giving him these means that he gets at least some of the nutrients!  It’s a really simple recipe to remember too (always […]

Free flowers from Freddie’s Flowers

Free flowers from Freddie’s Flowers

Everyone loves a freebie, don’t they?  But how often are the freebies so beautiful they give you joy for well over a week??  Flowers from Freddie’s Flowers do just that.  And if you click on the link below to get your first box of flowers […]

Review | Kuhn Rikon

Review | Kuhn Rikon

We were sent some lovely kid-friendly kitchen items from Kuhn Rikon to review, including the Kuhn Rikon kinderkitchen essentials set, Kuhn Rikon Pocket Maker Set and the Kuhn Rikon Ratchet Grater.  Here’s what 11 year old Izzy and her Mum Sarah thought of them!

Know your sun cream!

Know your sun cream!

With Summer now officially here (thanks Summer Solstice!) it’s time to have a think about sun cream.  Did you know that it’s not just the SPF you need to check on your suncream, but the UVA rating too?

Get Fast, Get Fun, Get Crafty This Summer

Get Fast, Get Fun, Get Crafty This Summer

Wouldn’t you know it? The summer holidays are right around the corner.  While our kids may see this as the high point of the year, the apex around which their entire calendar revolves, for a lot of us parents… it’s not quite so much fun.

Summer driving tips

Summer driving tips

When thinking of dangers on the road it is easy to assume that winter is the most difficult time to keep safe while driving, but summer is equally risky. Luckily there are simple measures you can take to stay safe through the summer holidays.

Generation Graco Launch

Generation Graco Launch

I’m so excited to announce that I am a Generation Graco ambassador!  Graco is one of the worlds best known and most trusted baby products companies, and so being part of Generation Graco makes me feel truly proud.

Post Pregnancy Superheroes!

Post Pregnancy Superheroes!

Now that I’m 6 weeks post-partum, I wanted to share with you some of my superheroes that have made the last 6 weeks post pregnancy a bit easier!

FRANK Water Goes Single-Use Plastic Free

FRANK Water Goes Single-Use Plastic Free

You won’t be surprised to hear that single-use plastic bottles make up the largest proportion of plastic bottle waste in the UK. Only 57% is collected for recycling* and the rest is sent to landfill or ends up as litter.