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Has it Got Wheels? Toys from Jazwares

L is a very lucky little boy. He doesn’t realise the extent of this. He looks forward to the postman  arriving and he will ask the same three questions.  ‘Is there a parcel today?’ ‘Is it a present for me?’ ‘Has it got wheels mummy?’ Usually I have to say I don’t know, but when I saw the box from Jazwares arrive I was safely able to answer yes to all three. 

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Outdoor Entertaining

There are so many things I love about summer. One of those is a bit of outdoor entertaining. A barbecue with friends. A family get together. Or just eating your lunch in the garden. There are a few things I have found so far this summer that have helped make things that bit more fun.

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Today it was just the two of us, but we still love to do the whole entertaining thing

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The Coros LINX Smart Bike Helmet – Review

Husb is a keen cyclist. He loves getting out on his bike. He also loves a good bit of tech. The Coros LINX Bluetooth enabled smart helmet is now officially his new favourite toy. He loves it.

COROS Linx
The helmet is so nicely styled

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The #PrezzoLaFamiglia Challenge

We eat out as a family quite a lot. It is enjoyable and often a nice break during a long day out. We have taken L with us to restaurants since pretty much the moment he was bored but there are definitely some things that make the experience better than others. Prezzo have recently launched some great family sharing dishes and we went to check them out as part of the #PrezzoLaFamiglia Challenge with BritMums.

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Mmmm garlic bread

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Aquabeads Review

We recently received an Aquabeads New Beginners Studio. I was really looking forward to this, it struck me as an easier version of the beads I used to have to get my mum to iron for me when I was a kid. I didn’t know how L would get on with them though.  Continue reading Aquabeads Review

The Benefits of Travelling

I have never travelled in the sense of going on off on some great adventure all by myself. I’ve gone on holidays. But always with someone. I’ve seen a lot of places and had amazing experiences. The idea of travelling, really travelling, I find quite a stressful thought. But what are the benefits of travelling?

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Waiting for a flight in the rain

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Men’s Summer Style from Jacamo

When it comes to my blog poor old husb often gets left out. L and I get to try new things and go on all kinds of adventures, but husb, well not so much. This one is all about him though, with some great picks for men’s summer style from Jacamo.  Continue reading Men’s Summer Style from Jacamo

Father’s Day Treats with Terry’s Chocolate Orange

If you can manage to not eat a Terry’s Chocolate Orange the second it arrives in your home then they have created some lovely recipes that you could make with the kids ready to give to Dad as a present or enjoy as part of a special meal.  Continue reading Father’s Day Treats with Terry’s Chocolate Orange

My Hilary Devey Collection Mattress – Review

I have had my new Hilary Devey Collection Mattress for nearly two months now. It’s initial schedule of flipping and turning is almost complete. So I think now is the time to tell you all about it. The big question is, do I still love it as much as did when it first arrived?

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My new Hilary Devey Collection Mattress

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Summer with Sylvanian Families Seaside Ice Cream Shop

In the middle of this heat wave it is nice having a way we can enjoy the summertime indoors, when it has got too hot to play. I’m also happy to have some back up for when it’s raining. The Sylvanian Families Seaside Ice Cream Shop is the perfect way to do that.

Sylvanian Seaside Ice Cream Shop
Our Sylvanian Seaside Ice Cream Shop

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