Reviews

Papery Peep – January

Jocelyn over at the Reading Residence has inspired me to join in with her #BringBackPaper challenge for 2015. Each month, I’ll be sharing what I’ve been reading, writing and creating…

Rose Petal Cottage Playhouse - Little Hearts, Big Love

Rose Petal Cottage Playhouse

We were recently given the Playskool Rose Petal Cottage playhouse by my twin sister – it had belonged to her two girls who had outgrown it and she thought that…

Imaginative play with a village of toys

Most of Jessica and Sophie’s Christmas toys this year were sets that encouraged imaginative play – farms, animals, a toy garage and cars, houses and people. Add a double-sided rug…

Papery Peep – December

Amongst all the lovely Christmas presents I received were a few books from my lovely hubby who clearly knows my reading tastes very well as he chose the following books…

Funky Giraffe Bibs – Review and Giveaway

With 12 teeth now through, we were hoping for a bit of a break from teething but it’s started again with the canines now threatening to make their appearance sooner…

Review: The King’s Sister – Anne O’Brien

The King’s Sister tells the story of Elizabeth of Lancaster, the headstrong younger daughter of John of Gaunt and her marriage to John Holland, half-brother to King Richard II. The…

Play date with Dr Miriam Stoppard and Galt Toys

This week we were invited to attend a play date with parenting expert, Dr Miriam Stoppard, who has worked with Galt Toys to design a range of toys aimed at…

31 days of Christmas books

For December, I’ve swapped out the books on the girls’ bookcase and replaced them with Christmassy books instead. Next year I might be organised enough to wrap some for a…

Review – Vtech Toot-Toot Drivers’ Train Station

One of Sophie’s birthday presents was the VTech Toot Toot Drivers Train Station which has been a big hit in our house. Admittedly Sophie has mostly enjoyed taking apart the…

Spa Day at Stoke Park

Over the last few years, my mother-in-law has given me spa vouchers for my birthday. They were a very welcome treat before I had children and now they’re even more…