OUR 2 YEAR OLD IS PAW PATROL OBSESSED!

It’s only since she turned 2 back in February that Lily’s started watching Paw Patrol. Previously a Peppa girl, she’s swapped that little (annoying) pink piggy for Ryder and his ‘good pups’. She’s always liked doggies so it’s no surprise that she took to Paw Patrol as well as she did. The first animal sound she made was ‘woof woof’…

REVIEW + GIVEAWAY // ENCOURAGING A LOVE FOR NATURE WITH SRI TOYS

I’ve always had an affinity with the natural world and adore things like biology, the changing seasons, weather cycles and ecology. Instinctively, I tend to choose toys and playthings for Lily that encompass these elements and if you’ve heard of SRI Toys or shopped with them before, no doubt you’ll see that they’re my cup of tea with a heavy…

MAKE PLAYING A PRIORITY — JOIN #TOYFUNFRIDAY

In today’s society, we’re constantly under pressure to juggle various aspects of our lives and I often find that I’m struggling to keep my head above water in those areas. Housework, bills, shopping, work, relationships, family, friends — these are all plates I am expected to keep spinning alongside being a mother and trying my hardest to meet the needs…

CYCLING PADDINGTON REVIEW & GIVEAWAY

Do you remember Paddington Bear from when you were a child? That friendly old bear from deepest, darkest Peru with his trademark duffle coat, battered suitcase and marmalade obsession. It’s been nearly 60 years since Michael Bond (who sadly passed away just a couple of months ago) created our iconic furry friend and still, today, he is a beloved national…

CELEBRATING 35 YEARS OF DEAR ZOO // CLASSIC TOYS REVIEW + GIVEAWAY

I remember reading Dear Zoo when I was a little girl so I’m not surprised to learn that Rod Campbell’s treasured classic is celebrating its 35th birthday this year. We picked up a copy for Lily back in February to coincide with her own birthday visit to Chester Zoo (we go every year) and she really enjoys lifting up the…

PRETENDING TO BE MAMA // ROLE PLAY WITH DOLLS & ACCESSORIES

— The doll’s rocking cradle in this post was gifted to Lily by JoJo Maman Bébé. This post also includes affiliate links in association with Amazon UK. — Lily’s purple tunic dress is from Mini Club by Boots. I thought I’d just mention that Mini Club are currently running a 2 for £8 or 3 for £12 offer (and have done…