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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…

WIN // a bottle of tarquin’s brilliant british blackberry gin, worth £32.95!

WIN // a bottle of tarquin’s brilliant british blackberry gin, worth £32.95!

I’ve teamed with 31.Dover to give you the chance to win a bottle of Tarquin’s Brilliant British Blackberry Gin, worth £33!

STYLISH SCHOOL UNIFORMS // that don’t break the bank

STYLISH SCHOOL UNIFORMS // that don’t break the bank

Don’t spend more than you have to on stylish, functional school uniforms.

WIN! A LEAPFROG LEAPSTART // worth £35

WIN! A LEAPFROG LEAPSTART // worth £35

Win! A LeapFrog LeapStart interactive early learning system

SLEEPING UNDER THE STARS // our first family camping adventure

SLEEPING UNDER THE STARS // our first family camping adventure

Our first family glamping experience was even MORE luxurious, thanks to Millets.

MY BALLERINA BABY // swirly, twirly angel’s face tutus

MY BALLERINA BABY // swirly, twirly angel’s face tutus

girls’ tutus

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