Work At Home Mums & Dads – I want to Feature you!

Work at Home Series

I became a Stay at Home Mum (SAHM) back in December 2009. In June 2011 I started this blog and in September 2012 I became a Work at Home Mum (WAHM) when I started my own business, running it from home. Over the past year my business has multiplied. I started running an online party store and now work as a freelance consultant. I never realised when I started out just how difficult it could be, but it can also {Read More}

Shaun the Sheep Spring Cleaning DVD Giveaway

Shaun the Sheep

Shaun the Sheep brings back childhood memories for me. Watching the claymation on-screen, it has a certain nostalgia to it. We were recently sent a copy of the brand new Shaun the Sheep, Spring Cleaning DVD and the children really enjoyed it! To celebrate the release of farmyard adventure Shaun the Sheep™ Spring Cleaning on DVD on 7th April, we’re giving ONE lucky winner the chance to take home a copy. From Aardman, the acclaimed creators of Wallace and Gromit, {Read More}

Warner Bros Studio Tour #FeathersAndFlight

Warner Bros studio tour

I visited the Warner Bros Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter last year with Jake, Abigail and Zachary, so was excited to return last week with Kyla for the launch of their #FeathersAndFlight feature. Running from April 4th until April 27th, the Feathers and Flight feature is all about the birds of Harry Potter. Upon arrival, we registered at the event and were given our name badges, along with a checklist of things to look out for as {Read More}

Work at Home Series – Baby Lemon

Work at Home Series

Helen is a 40 year old Mum to 2 children aged 7 and 4 and is the owner of Baby Lemon, selling unique and unusual toys and gifts for young children, ranging from baby sleeping bags and wooden toys to finger puppets and educational games for pre-schoolers. The majority of the products are from small, UK manufacturers and are not available in the major stores – items that are that little bit special. You can also find Baby Lemon on Facebook. {Read More}

Mental Health: Opening Up

I’ve blogged before about my depression and how I wouldn’t let it beat me. I’ve had some lovely comments from people who have read that post. But I think it’s time I owned up. It beat me. Well, that’s what it feels like anyway. The past year I have been teetering on the edge of despair. Slowly being sucked in to the deep dark pit destroying everything as I go. The past few months I have been getting worse. Feelings {Read More}

Live Below the Line – could you?

Live Below the Line

Right now, 1.2 billion people around the world live in extreme poverty, and by that, it means they are living on less that £1 a day! Live Below the Line is an innovative awareness and fundraising campaign that is making a huge difference in the fight against extreme poverty. They are challenging people to eat and drink on just £1  a day for 5 days, to bring to live the experience of those living in extreme poverty and fundraise for {Read More}

Dentistry for Dogs

Dog breath is not the most pleasant smell in the world; not by a long way. Anyone who’s had their pet pooch jump up to lick their face knows that. But it is not an inevitability of owning a dog. You can take a few simple steps to neutralise the odour of your pet’s breath, and improve the quality of both of your lives. There are a number of things you can do to keep your dog’s mouth clean. The {Read More}

Work at Home Series – Chloe Bridge Photography

Work at Home Series

Chloe is a 28-year-old Mum to 2 Portrait Photographer at  Chloe Bridge Photography, where she mainly photographs families, babies and young children. You can find Chloe Bridge Photography on Facebook and follow on Twitter as @Khloeee. Chloe can also been found behind the blog, Sorry About The Mess. How do you juggle work/housework/family time? My partner does 90% of the housework, in the evenings and at the weekend. I feel like a lot of people assume I am a housewife {Read More}

Mudchute Farm with Shaun the Sheep

Shaun the Sheep

To celebrate the release of the new Shaun the Sheep DVD, Spring Cleaning, we were invited to a special event at Mudchute Farm on the Isle of Dogs in the East End of London. We arrived a little late, as we decided to drive in and hit terrible traffic on the M25 and then we wasn’t quite sure if we were in the right place as we turned down a normal looking street. To our surprise, at the end was {Read More}

InviZimals: The Lost Kingdom & The Alliance

inviZimals

Last weekend Jake and I got on the train and headed to the Barbican for the launch of the new InviZimals games – The Lost Kingdom on PS3 and The Alliance on the PSVita. We went to Playstation’s Playfest last summer and Jake really enjoyed playing the InviZimals games, so he was super excited for this event. We were greeted by one of the InviZimal characters, Tigershark, upon entrance to the event (as well as some yummy food for lunch!) {Read More}

Work at Home Series – Untrapped Life

Work at Home Series

Kirsty is a 34 year old mum to 2 who got her inspiration for her business, Untrapped Life, when she spent 2013 living the biggest adventure of her life, one that she had been dreaming of for years. Kirsty realised that she would love to help others get started with their dreams since she knew exactly how great it felt. Untrapped Life provides consulting to those who wish to make a start in their dreams but don’t quite know where {Read More}

Henry Hugglemonster’s Roarsome Scooter Review

Henry Hugglemonster Roarsome Scooter

Henry Hugglemonster is a huge hit in this house. All the kids love him, especially the younger two, so they were excited to review Henry’s Roarsome Scooter. I am sure if you have children, then you will know that Henry Hugglemonster is a hit Disney TV Series which follows the adventures of 5-year-old Henry who is the middle child in a close-knit, crazy monster family. Based on the award-winning children’s book “I’m a Happy Hugglewug” by Niamh Sharkey and aimed {Read More}

Review: Fitbug Orb

Fitbug Orb Review

Last year I review the Fitbug and really felt it helped in terms of getting me walking more, but it often got in the way and some days I would forget to put it on. For the past month I have been reviewing the new Fitbug Orb! The orb is a lot easier to get on with. It can be worn by using a clip, similar to the Fitbug, or as a watch. I have been wearing mine as a watch {Read More}

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