Little Dish pizza

Little Dish pizza party

My kids love a pizza – who doesn’t? But some of the pizzas you can get in the supermarket are either covered in toppings that they aren’t keen on, cost a fortune, are too big for kids or are just packed full of rubbish. I know pizza is a bit of a convenience food, but that doesn’t mean it has to be unhealthy – and… Continue Reading “Little Dish pizza party”

sports injuries

Common sports injuries

Photo Credit: PRAM Consulting via Compfight cc Kevin plays a lot of sport – for a long time it used to be football or hockey during the winter and cricket ALL SUMMER LONG. I can’t pretend I am a huge fan but I know he really enjoys it, and it’s his time out from work and home. All of this sport has resulted in plenty… Continue Reading “Common sports injuries”


Tried & Tested Tuesday

And just like that, it’s September! How did that happen?!  We hope you’ve all had a wonderful Summer, we’re certainly craving the routine and normality that September brings to our households! Thanks to all of you for joining in, sharing your posts and using the hashtag every week – you make #TriedTested the success it is! Keep up the good work!  We always love reading… Continue Reading “Tried & Tested Tuesday”

baby watch: 12 weeks old

Eliza: 12 weeks old

12 weeks. 12 weeks have passed since we welcomed Eliza into the world, and I really don’t know where that time has gone. Weight: After a slow start, Eliza seems to have really picked up speed lately. She was weighed this week and is now 11lbs 4oz. She’s still not huge, but she is now sitting comfortably on the 25th centile and seems to be… Continue Reading “Eliza: 12 weeks old”

project 365

Project 365 2015, week 35

Week 35 already – this year is just disappearing! It has been a fairly busy week this week, we have started to pack up the house as it looks like we will be moving next week, but we have tried to do a couple of days out with the kids too so it isn’t all about the boxes and the parcel tape! Here is this… Continue Reading “Project 365 2015, week 35″

kids lighting

Cool lighting for kids bedrooms

There are loads of easy and inexpensive ways to spruce up your child’s bedroom – read the budget bedroom post for loads of inspiration. As well as using colour, one of the best ways to inject a bit of fun is with lighting. Depending on the age of your kids, you’ll need different types of lighting, such as a funky lamp for doing homework or… Continue Reading “Cool lighting for kids bedrooms”

iceberg house

The age of the iceberg house: how to create space by going underground

Photo Credit: via Compfight cc There is no doubt about, new-build homes are getting increasingly smaller. This has been backed by recent research, which has revealed that a staggering 80% of all aspiring buyers would prefer not to invest in a new-build property, citing size and a perceived lack of charm and character as the central reasons for this. This set of circumstances is… Continue Reading “The age of the iceberg house: how to create space by going underground”

being late

Can you train yourself to stop being late?

Photo Credit: renbostelaar via Compfight cc We all know someone who turns up 10, 20, even 45 minutes late to any event, gathering or meeting. That’s how they are, you might say to yourself. You may even give them a false meeting time, some 30 minutes earlier than it really is, in an effort to get them to turn up on time. With friends it… Continue Reading “Can you train yourself to stop being late?”

Fisher Price newborn to toddler gym

Review: Fisher Price Newborn to Toddler gym

A baby gym is one of those items that I think is a bit of a baby essential, even if it just so you have somewhere to lay your baby for 5 minutes so you can make a cup of tea or answer the phone. We were recently sent the Fisher Price Newborn to Toddler Gym to try out with Eliza – and Max as it… Continue Reading “Review: Fisher Price Newborn to Toddler gym”


Giveaway: Win Sudocrem goody bags

This August Sudocrem has launched their “Pampered with the Peeps” Facebook game. There is a £3,000 luxury spa experience up for grabs in association with Champneys. All you have to do to be in with a chance to win is invite 5 of your best friends to the competition and match them up to 5 of the mummy personality types. Playing the game couldn’t be simpler, and with… Continue Reading “Giveaway: Win Sudocrem goody bags”


Tried & Tested Tuesday

Morning all, it’s Tried & Tested Tuesday again, and almost the end of August – where are the weeks going?  Thanks to all of you for joining in, sharing your posts and using the hashtag every week – you make #TriedTested the success it is! Keep up the good work!  We always love reading your posts and discovering new products (and usually end up with… Continue Reading “Tried & Tested Tuesday”