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New Furry Friends with Sinco Toys Zookiez & Wobbleez

L has been lucky enough to be sent his very own puppy and, as if that wasn’t good enough, he has got a Panda to call his own too. This is all thanks to Sinco Toys and their fabulous Zookiez and Wobbleez ranges.

Wobbleez
These little walking dogs are so cute

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This Plus That Equals…. Unable to Help

This plus that equals…. unable to help

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week I’ve been feeling a bit helpless. Completely unable to help in fact.

L is struggling at nursery and I’m at a complete loss how to help him.

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Fun and Healthy Snacking with Googly Fruit Organic

L is obsessed with snacks. He could have literally just finished a three course meal and he would be asking for a snack. This means I need a variety of healthy and delicious snacks on hand. So when a jam packed full box of Googly Fruit Organic arrived on the doorstep I was very happy.

Googly Fruit Organic
Enjoying his fruit pouch

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We’re Going on a Bug Hunt with JCB Kids

The weather is improving and JCB Kids have launched a new range kids clothes with M&Co. So what’ the best way to try them out? With a bug hunt of course. 

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A New Menu at Turtle Bay

I love eating at Turtle Bay in Norwich. I’ve got a soft spot for it having been there for the launch and visiting several times since. So I couldn’t wait to try out the new menu.

I was really happy to see some more vegetarian options and some new cocktails, as well as vegan dishes and gluten free dishes, not forgetting some new meaty dishes including more burgers.

Turtle Bay
We love eating out as a family

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This Plus That Equals…. Saving Time

This plus that equals…. Saving Time

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about time savers. Saving time is important to us all, so here are a few things I’ve found help me.

I never seem to have enough time. I am always busy. But a bit of multi tasking here and a few extra minutes spent in the evening do seem to help.

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Dinosaur Train: Paint & Match App Review

L and I have been playing with a new app based on the popular Dinosaur Train TV Series from the Jim Henson company, Dinosaur Train: Paint and Match by Kuato Studios.

Dinosaur Train App
Paint with Buddy

This is an educational app with two game options aimed at children aged 5 and under, so perfect for L who is 3 years old. You can set up how long they are allowed to play for in the app settings before it will stop and won’t start again for an hour.  Continue reading Dinosaur Train: Paint & Match App Review

Feeling Calm #62

For my birthday last year I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites. 

Well I nearly skipped this week, but the reasons I nearly skipped it are the exact same reasons I needed to write it.

I’ve been feeling more than a little overwhelmed these last few days. Logically there’s no real reason for it, so I know it is just me and my issues. I have been putting things off which is ridiculous as it doesn’t help. I’m tired, so tired, in fact I opened up my laptop to start writing, then promptly fell asleep. It is the middle of the day!

Now, however, I’m awake. With lots to do. Starting with my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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My Name Label Review

When the guys at My Name Label got in touch to see if I would like to try out some of their labels for clothing, shoes and belongings their timing couldn’t have been better.

I had actually been looking online to buy some labels for L’s things, but I didn’t really know what to go for, or if what I chose would be any good. I needed shoe labels, this is what had sparked the search, but I also wanted to be able to label things like his water bottle, toys, coats and clothes. Everything really.

My Name Label
My Name Label

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Feeling Calm #61

For my birthday last year I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites. 

It hs been one busy week! Husb has been busy, I have been busy, even little L has been busy. Having the Bank Holiday was a nice treat though.

Whilst we have been doing some lovely things I am hoping this week and next are a bit calmer.

Feeling Calm
Just too busy for the little man!

So without further ado here are my top ten moments from the last 7 days:

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