Carcassonne Game Review

This month’s board game review is the Carcassonne Board Game, for the Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club. I am always looking at new board games to play, and this easy to play tile game was one of our recent…

34 of the Best Advent Calendars 2018 for the Whole Family

We absolutely love Christmas and every year we try and find the best advent calendars 2018. In this guide you will find kids advent calendars, advent calendars for beauty lovers, alcoholic advent calendars, DIY advent…

Review Of The Best Mary Berry Christmas Cake

I absolutely LOVE Mary Berry and we have been making her Classic Victorian Christmas Cake from her Christmas Collection book for a couple of years now. It is so super fruity and moist, it is…

14 Of The Best Free Elf On The Shelf Antics

We have had our Elf on the Shelf visiting us now since 2013. We all really look forward to his arrival as we know it must be nearly Christmas. Check out our all time favourite…

October Blog Tag | 35 Questions All About Me

I have recently been tagged in the October Blog Tag – 35 questions all about me. To play along just copy all of my questions and answers and then rewrite them with your own. Tag…

12 Of The Best Free Boredom Busters For Kids

It is so hard sometimes knowing what to do when the kids are constantly screaming “I’m bored!”. I have this even more now we are homeschooling so I thought I would share a few of…

Learn How to Type the Fun Way with Free Typing Games for Kids

  **Disclosure – this is a collaborative post with KidzType, however, all views are my own.**   I have been able to touch type for a couple of years now, probably since my years at university.…

30 Of The Best Christmas Gifts For 9 Year Old Boys

Christmas Gifts for 9 Year Old Boys I know it is a little early to be thinking about Christmas, however, as Freddie turns nine just after I always need to be prepared in advance. This…

Christmas Hampers | Prestige Hampers Review

As its only 10 weeks until Christmas we have reviewed this Elegant Christmas hamper from Prestige Hampers. We have a lot of birthdays at the end of November and December so I always need to…

Easy Autumnal Squash and Chicken Tray Bake Recipe

I absolutely love this time of year. The leaves are starting to go a lovely orange colour, the nights are drawing in and the vegetables are just amazing. We popped to Aldi at the weekend…

How To Have A North Pole Breakfast

North Pole Breakfast is soon to be upon us. The Elf on the Shelf was first introduced to me 4 years ago and instantly I loved the idea (I am a bit mad for Christmas!). Freddie was…

Big Ideas for Curious Minds | Best Introduction to Philosophy

Philosophy to me is a subject that is taken at university, and certainly not for children. However, the last two years I have seen more and more books out on this subject aimed at kids.…

How to Make History Fun with 60 Second Histories

  We have recently been introduced to 60 Second Histories, and we absolutely love it. Since we have been homeschooling, Freddie has shown a massive interest in history. He already knows more about the Tudors…

Over 100 of the Best Books For 9 Year Olds 2018

The benefits of reading books is such an integral part of children’s lives. We have been really lucky and Freddie has always enjoyed reading. Even from a young baby he would always enjoy looking through…

17 Of The Best Days Out In London With Kids

We love having days out in London as a family, we try to go at least a couple of times a year. We live in the Midlands so we just hop on a train and…