Did you know it is World Stationery Day in a couple of weeks, 25th April 2018? To celebrate I thought it was only fair to share my favourite stationery and tips for making the perfect list. Lists to some are what nightmares are made of, but if you do it properly they can be your best friend. There are a lot of reasons for doing lists, not just to be organised, but also to help focus your mind. Doing something that is brain friendly has got to be the right, hasn’t it? I so often go to write Brian friendly. Maybe that’s what we should name it…
A new move might not seem like a fresh start to begin with, but it sure is one when you’re finally settled down and happy in your new home. The actual process of moving is pretty rough, especially if it is your first time and you’re moving with a partner. Partners just seem to make everything worse all the time. But, if you’re looking for a fresh start then hassle is the last thing that you’re going to need. So, we’ve got a few tips for you that should make the whole process easier, and will allow you to have that happy fresh start that you need.
Today is National Siblings Day, a time to celebrate those siblings you love. Or bicker with constantly if you are my two! It’s nice to acknowledge your siblings I think. As we have all got older, with busier and fuller lives, it’s hard to stay in touch. You grow up in each others pockets, living in the same house, doing everything together. I remember the day I went to uni. I felt completely lost. There is 10 years between me and my sister, so she was 8 when I went to university and I am pretty sure she wouldn’t have known what was going on. My little ones are 18 months apart, so I can imagine they will very much be a part of each others lives growing up. It’s days like today that make me feel grateful for family.
What better way to celebrate National Unicorn Day (Monday 9 April) than running a competition? I am giving one of my lucky readers the chance to win an Argos voucher worth £75. All you have to do is fill in the entry form below. You can read my latest Chad Valley toy review, the post office playset, which is a firm favourite for imaginative play.
Isla loves unicorns, so when we were sent My Unicorn Garden she yelped with excitement. I thought it was only right to share this fabulous toy review on National Unicorn Day! So the idea of this grow & play toy is that you put all the pieces together and watch the grass grow. All you need is soil. Isla absolutely loved it.
Kitchens are the heart and soul of the house. You might sit down at the dining table with the whole family, but kitchen is where the delicious food is cooked. Food is what brings a whole family together. Whether guests or extended family, you would want the kitchen to look just as fabulous as the rest of the house.
While the human body has a remarkable capacity to recover from injury, the brain is different from most other parts of the body. This is because brain cells cannot be repaired or replaced like other types of cells – once they are damaged or destroyed, they are gone forever. This does not mean, however, that the brain is incapable of recovering from an injury.
Isla loves doing peoples hair, she spends hours brushing her hair and trying to put it in ponytails or plaits. That’s where Shnooks come in really handy, she can style their hair in many different ways. We love all the hand bands and combs that come with each Shnook. Not only that, but they smell delicious!
We were asked to set up the best Easter Sunday fun for our family using the products on the John Lewis website. There is so much choice, my imagination ran wild. I had so many ideas and I wanted to share them.
As a mum, you may well be in primary command, for better or for worse, of how your house develops into a home. This role can have its downsides, but it also allows you the imaginative and creative freedom to do something a little different with floors, walls, rooms and furniture. Your priorities are likely to be twofold: to create the best space for your children to grow up in while at the same time keeping things as stylish as possible. Here are some tips, therefore, for creating the sort of interior that’s both safe and sleekly stylish.