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WEAR A SMILE EVERY DAY // reviewing the smiggle jewellery range

WEAR A SMILE EVERY DAY // reviewing the smiggle jewellery range

Smile is a fun, sparkly range of kids’ accessories from your favourite stationery store.

EASY-PEASY HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN PIE // + simple jack-o-lantern

EASY-PEASY HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN PIE // + simple jack-o-lantern

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias I grew up watching 1970s US sitcoms, like Diff’rent Strokes,…

JURASSIC DREAMS // win a copy of the dinosaur atlas, worth £12.99!

JURASSIC DREAMS // win a copy of the dinosaur atlas, worth £12.99!

Win a copy of the Dinosaur Atlas, from Lonely Planet Kids, worth £12.99!

PROUD TO BE A FEMINIST // international day of the girl child

PROUD TO BE A FEMINIST // international day of the girl child

Raising Feminist Daughters – why it’s so important to teach our girls to dream big

VAMPIRE ADVENTURES // step-by-step halloween makeup tutorial

VAMPIRE ADVENTURES // step-by-step halloween makeup tutorial

A step-by-step Vampire Face Halloween makeup tutorial you can replicate at home

20 AMAZING THINGS TO DO IN DEVON // fav picks from my home away from home

20 AMAZING THINGS TO DO IN DEVON // fav picks from my home away from home

The West Country is SO much more than stunning beaches and postcard-perfect farm cottages; check out my Top 20 family-friendly things to do in Devon.

WHIMSICALLY WONDERFUL // our alice in wonderland tea party

WHIMSICALLY WONDERFUL // our alice in wonderland tea party

A peek inside our Alice in Wonderland-themed afternoon tea

LOOKING AFTER YOUR FAMILY // panasonic smart home monitoring & control system

LOOKING AFTER YOUR FAMILY // panasonic smart home monitoring & control system

One of the hardest parts of parenthood is knowing when to hold them tight, and when to let them go

INTRODUCING POMELODY // the preschool music education system

INTRODUCING POMELODY // the preschool music education system

My girls LOVE music: they love playing it, singing (loudly) along to it and hitting the dance floor to it. OH still takes huge delight…

FRUIT SHOOTIN’ BABY // our autumn orchard picnic at home cottage farm

FRUIT SHOOTIN’ BABY // our autumn orchard picnic at home cottage farm

I was klutzy enough to slip down some stairs and snap a rib this summer (just another chapter in my accident-prone life), so the girls…

SPLATTERINGLY GOOD FUN // pie face sky high review

SPLATTERINGLY GOOD FUN // pie face sky high review

I’ve always tried to teach the girls not to take themselves too seriously. Kiwis are notoriously self deprecating (if you’re over-sensitive you won’t survive long…

WIN! A STUNNING PORTMEIRION BOTANIC BLUE TEAPOT & CAKE STAND

WIN! A STUNNING PORTMEIRION BOTANIC BLUE TEAPOT & CAKE STAND

WIN! A stunning Portmeirion Botanic Blue teapot and cake stand

BOXWILD BIG BIRD GIFTBOX // fun nature activities for kids

BOXWILD BIG BIRD GIFTBOX // fun nature activities for kids

When I look back on my own school holidays, the days that really stand out are the ones that barely cost a penny. My friends…

BOTTERSNIKES & GUMBLES // animated children’s series

BOTTERSNIKES & GUMBLES // animated children’s series

featured post In a long-forgotten valley, deep in the Australian bush, rages an endless battle between the lazy Bottersnikes and the good-natured Gumbles. The Bottersnikes…

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