Children’s book review: Find Tom In Time – Ancient Egypt

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Find Tom In Time – Ancient Egypt. It was published by Nosy Crow and available to purchase on Amazon*. Tom’s not only lost in time, he’s lost his cat, too! Can you find Tom and his naughty cat, Digby, on every page? Packed with detailed artwork, fascinating ancient Egyptian facts and over 100 other things to find – from a sphinx missing a paw to a child dressed up as a mummy – lose yourself in ancient Egypt with this

Mother’s Day gift ideas 2021

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Mother’s Day is right around the corner but sadly it’s another day where we can’t celebrate with days our or meals in lovely restaurants. Instead we’ll be making the most of Mother’s Day at home so I wanted to share some gift ideas this year: Although we’re not able to go for a day out or get our nails done at the moment it shouldn’t be long until all of that is possible again. By gifting a Treat Her Smartbox from buyagift, the recipient will be able to

The books I read in February

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Since John bought me a new Kindle at Christmas I have been reading a lot more than I have done for quite some time. Every month I’m going to share a couple of my favourites so that you might find inspiration for your next read. Coming Home to Brightwater Bay* by Holly Hepburn On paper, Merina Wilde has it all: a successful career writing the kind of romantic novels that make even the hardest hearts swoon, a perfect carousel of book launches and parties to keep her social

Children’s book review: Welcome to our World

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Welcome to our World: A celebration of children everywhere. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. Children all over the world are very different, but they also have much in common. In this beautifully illustrated book, young children can learn all about what people in other countries eat, wear and play, and how they speak and celebrate. From breakfasts to birthdays, cakes to clothes, and hiccups to hellos, there are so many ways

Children’s book review: Birch Trees, bluebells and other British plants

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about ‘Birch Trees, bluebells and other British plants’ by Nikki Dyson. It was published by Nosy Crow and available to buy on Amazon*. A beautiful fact-filled sticker book perfect for nature lovers. The sixth in a series of sticker books created with the National Trust, this book is packed with facts about all kinds of British plants and flowers. With four pages of stickers and 11 glorious scenes, you can add bees buzzing around the flowers, underground roots to the mighty

Dantoy baking set review

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This past Christmas we replaced Erin’s plastic toy kitchen with a lovely wooden one from IKEA and it has been the most played with toy since then. Additional accessories really help the longevity of a toy like this and I knew she would love the Dantoy baking set.* This set comes with 12 fantastic pieces including a bowl, whisk, rolling pin and various cookie cutters. The colours of the pieces are quite subdued compared with some other children’s toys but that’s not something either me or Erin mind.

Creating a happy home office with Posterlounge

AD | Post in collaboration with Posterlounge Working from home can mean a lot of different things for a lot of people at the moment. In a lot of homes it can be hard to find the space to work in peace and quiet, especially with anything else going on around you. I know how lucky I am to have been able to turn our spare bedroom into my own office but it’s been lacking in something. With the help of Posterlounge, I have been able to transform a corner of my office, where my desk lives, to make it

Children’s book review: The Castle The King Built

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about The Castle The King Built by Rebecca Colby. The book was published by Nosy Crow and can be purchased on Amazon*. Find out exactly what goes on inside a medieval castle in this impeccably stylish picture book from the National Trust. How many people does it take to build a castle? And what exactly does each person do? Discover masons to merchants and bakers to blacksmiths in this unique take on the classic rhyme ‘This is the House that Jack