brassbox wooden chopping board review

BrassBox Personalised Wooden Chopping Board Review

If you know me you’ll know that I love wooden products, I love something which has sentimental value, I love anything that is personalised of us as a family and I love beautiful bits for my home. So, when BrassBox asked me to review their personalised wooden chopping board it ticked all of the boxes!  Continue reading “BrassBox Personalised Wooden Chopping Board Review”

sustainable Christmas gift ideas from for first steps

Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas From For First Steps- plus 10% discount just for you!

Christmas is just around the corner and if you are anything like me, you will be starting to wonder what to buy for all of the little people in your life. Not only do I have children of my own but I also have nieces and nephews, friends children and cousins to think of for birthdays as well as Christmas. But what do you get that will mean something, that will last and will be appreciated by the parents too? I know I certainly do not need any more plastic toys piling up in my living room and I am very wary of spending money on fad items that will only get played with a couple of times and then tossed to one side (we all know that feeling!) Continue reading “Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas From For First Steps- plus 10% discount just for you!”

a selection of Christmas gifts and crackers

Get Christmas All Wrapped Up With The RSPB

Yes, I said it. Christmas. I’m not usually one to say it quite so early but what with numerous birthdays beforehand (as well as one on the day itself!) I have decided that this year is the year I get organised and on the ball well in advance. As a busy Mum of 2 now, I can’t leave it all to the last minute anymore and I don’t want to be rushing around when we could be enjoying the run-up to the big day by visiting Grottos, going to Christmas Fayres or even to one of the many stunning winter wonderlands that are on in our area. Continue reading “Get Christmas All Wrapped Up With The RSPB”

for first steps logo and toys plus giveaway

For First Steps Sustainable Toys Giveaway

‘For First Steps’ is a brand new eco-friendly, ethically sourced, unique online shop which is brimming with beautiful products for your children. From wooden toys to handmade dolls, natural rubber bath toys and puzzles and games. There are toiletries and night time essentials as well as mealtime accessories, baby blankets and so much more. Continue reading “For First Steps Sustainable Toys Giveaway”

sandals and hat on a beach on a summer holiday

What I Need to Get Myself Summer Holiday Ready

My holiday is coming up and we have decided that after experiencing a rainy Wales last year we need sun, so Crete here we come! I am so excited. Yes, we may find it a little harder now we have 2 boys and because William is still very small, but we deserve this break, I am craving the sun and Jake had such an amazing time in Zante 2 years ago, that I want to be able to give him that Greek experience all over again.

But before I go I have some things I need to do to get myself summer holiday ready! Continue reading “What I Need to Get Myself Summer Holiday Ready”

Mother's day list

What’s On My Mother’s Day List?

I didn’t want to do a fancy list for Mother’s Day saying buy this, buy that BUT I do want to highlight some of the amazing small businesses I have come across recently and the items that I have just fallen in love with. I think it is so important to shop small and support those who are just starting out in their new venture, especially on days where the large stores dominate the market.

So here is my personal choice of fabulous gifts perfect for any Mum this Mother’s Day. Continue reading “What’s On My Mother’s Day List?”

baby shower ideas

An Alternative Baby Shower Gift Guide

Trying to buy a gift for a baby shower can be quite a tricky job. If you buy clothes, will everybody else do so too? If you do buy clothes what size do you go for? They all vary so much. Will the parents end up with everything in white? What if the new parents have already been on their shopping spree? Stop your worry and begin to think outside of the box. Continue reading “An Alternative Baby Shower Gift Guide”