Win a £120 Designer Tabletop Barbecue from BergHOFF | #SummerStuff
Jul21

Win a £120 Designer Tabletop Barbecue from BergHOFF | #SummerStuff

Day 6 of #SummerStuff fortnight, and today’s prize is probably the most summery of the lot. How about a barbecue – that you can take with you wherever you go? And no, it’s not a horrid disposable thing; this is a beautiful designer carbon steel affair from BergHOFF worth £120! Everyone loves a barbecue – and personally, my absolute tip top favourite place to have an outdoors cook up is on the beach. But I have a...

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Win 2 x £50 Photobox Vouchers, plus 10 Little Moments Photo Books | #Summerstuff
Jul20

Win 2 x £50 Photobox Vouchers, plus 10 Little Moments Photo Books | #Summerstuff

Day 5 of #SummerStuff fortnight, and today’s prize is actually a whole heap of prizes; two of you lucky people bag yourself a £50 Photobox voucher, and a further FIVE runners up will win a Little Moments Photo Book. We are HUGE fans of Photobox. Of course, like everyone, we’re big on photo-taking as a family. But being married to a professional photographer, we’re a bit more unusual perhaps in the fact that we often print...

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DIY Craft Ideas for the Entire Family
Jun25

DIY Craft Ideas for the Entire Family

Spending time with the kids and doing something together is great for relationship building. Sharing a DIY project is known to be one of the most effective ways to get children more engaged and open minded while training their motor skills. There is no shortage of things to try and DIY projects to do either. To help you pick a project to share with the entire family, here are some DIY craft ideas you can look into, particularly ideas...

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Adult Acne – have you tried Azelaic Acid?
Jun15

Adult Acne – have you tried Azelaic Acid?

No, I’d not head of Azelaic Acid myself until a few months ago – but I’m happy to spread the word far and wide every chance  get now! As regular readers know, I suddenly developed adult acne when I turned 40 – having completely ignored my skin my whole life, barely even breaking into a spot as a teenager, all of a sudden I couldn’t clear my skin. I tried everything. I used expensive cleansers and...

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Fabulous Elephant Hobo Bag – perfect casual summer bag and UNDER £7!
May21

Fabulous Elephant Hobo Bag – perfect casual summer bag and UNDER £7!

Every summer I’m on the hunt for the perfect casual summer bag – the one I can grab for a day at the beach, the park or a daytime explore around a city. Yes it needs to hold my essentials like phone, wallet keys etc, but it needs to be big enough to hold the summer necessities – water, sunglasses, sun cream, notebook, rolled up sun hat. It’s handy if it’s a cross-body style that leaves my hands free...

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Spotted! It’s A Gorgeous Hare Mug. *happy face*
Mar19

Spotted! It’s A Gorgeous Hare Mug. *happy face*

It’s no secret round here that we love a good mug. Possibly less well-known is that I have a bit of a thing for hares. Especially mad-eyed, scrappily visualised artistic ones (the March Hare I spotted in this post currently hangs on my bedroom wall, making me smile every day). So letting out a little “Oooh!” at this hare mug when I saw it on Etsy wasn’t terribly surprising. Isn’t it a beauty? I love the...

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