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How would a Minion Eat Ready Brek?

Ready Brek have teamed up with Despicable Me 3 to offer some great prizes when you buy a box of their yummy and warming breakfast. We got sent a lovely package of Ready Brek and Despicable Me 3 goodies to celebrate.

The latest Ready Brek Boxes
The latest Ready Brek Boxes

So what happens when you put a Minion on the front of your kid’s favourite breakfast. Well, the breakfast choice becomes even easier, no arguments over toast or cereal, yoghurt or porridge. Just a straight up, ‘Minion powidge please’. Powidge, or porridge, is Ready Brek in this house, always has been, always will be.  Continue reading How would a Minion Eat Ready Brek?

The Children’s Meditations in My Heart – Review

FROM ‘Hygge’ to parenting, the Danish way of doing things is often widely talked about and one of Denmark’s latest exports is no exception. “The Children’s Meditations In my Heart” by emerging Danish author Gitte Winter Graugaard enables children to fall asleep within minutes. Now available in three different languages, it is beginning to change bedtime routines the world over.
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Halloween Fun with Spider Crush

Following the popular match three games formula but with the addition of life like spiders Spider Crush is the free to download game that is sure to delight over Halloween.

Spider Crush Screen Shot
Spiders, spiders everywhere!

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Spooktastic, family fun at intu Chapelfield this half term

Free Halloween-themed craft activities and safe trick or treating

 Halloween is creeping up and intu Chapelfield has some spook-tacular family activities lurking around the corner with its half term Kids’ Club. From Wednesday 25 October to Sunday 29 October children will be able to enjoy fun, Halloween-themed crafts as well as taking part in the Big Trick or Treat.  And to round it all off there’s the chance to vote for the ‘best in show’ at the annual retailer pumpkin competition. Continue reading Spooktastic, family fun at intu Chapelfield this half term

Elves Behavin’ Badly

I have some very exciting news. I am a brand ambassador for Elves Behavin’ Badly. From the 1st December up until Christmas our elves will be up to mischief and I’ll be sharing it across my social channels.

Elves Behavin' Badly
Sleepover – We’ve got enough Elves at home to make it a pretty epic sleepover

Unless you’ve been living under a brick for the past few years you’ll have come across the Elf phenomenon in its many guises.

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This Plus That Equals…. Cooking with Kids, the Cheats Way

This plus that equals…. cooking with kids, the cheats way.

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 how I get away mess free cooking with L in the kitchen. We all know getting kids into the kitchen is a great thing. Cooking, cleaning, learning. But sometimes we don’t have the time, or the will, to go for a full on baking session. Here are my favourite cheats.

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Pomelody

Pomelody launches to give children the gift of learning and development through music

  • Home-based e-learning music platform for pre-schoolers aims to unlock a child’s innate musical talent and potentially increase IQ by 18%
  • For parents, Pomelody offers the ability to have fun and connect with their infants.

Pomelody

No music background required .

“… It’s the sheer joy and bonding between a child and its parents that makes music so magical.”

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My Rescue

Over the last couple of months I’ve been talking about the Rescue products and how I use them for travelling. How useful I find the products for dealing with the stresses of travelling with a toddler. Also how it has allowed me to travel and see things I never thought I would. Today though, I thought I would share with you my Rescue story.

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This Plus That Equals…. Camping With A Toddler

This plus that equals…. camping with a toddler

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 our camping trip at the weekend. Our first ever camping trip. A blogger trip with Camping in the Forest. Most importantly the reality of camping with a toddler.

Camping with a toddler
Soaking it all in

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Safety First with Bridgestone Driveguard

Last week I was lucky enough to go to a great event hosted by Bridgestone to see just what a difference their Driveguard Tyres could make in an emergency.

Bridgestone Driveguard
Chateau Impney, our venue for the day

I was blown away.

The main point of Driveguard Tyres is that they are Run Flats, so if  you get a puncture you can carry on driving. With Driveguard Tyres you can actually drive for 50 miles at a maximum 50 mph. 

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