Tween Takeover Tuesday – S.W.A.K Key rings

*this is a review post, we were kindly sent an item to review and share about* Welcome to Tween Takeover Tuesday, the day in the week when the tween takes over the blog and social media. Mum should be scared… Hi there. Emily here. I have banished my mum and taken over, as usual, because […]

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Practical Gift ideas for her (ahem, me) for Valentine’s Day

*this is a review post, we were kindly sent items to share about, all words are my own* Valentine’s Day is on it’s way, and you can’t miss the shops full of flowers, cards, and everywhere has ideas for what to get someone for Valentine’s Day. I am a pretty practical person, so for me, […]

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Personalised Valentine’s Gifts for a special touch.

*this is a review post, we were kindly sent items to share about, all words are my own* Valentine’s Day is on it’s way, and you can’t miss the shops full of flowers, cards, and everywhere has ideas for what to get someone for Valentine’s Day. We tend to be more practical and less romantic […]

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Fun and thoughtful Valentine’s Day gifts for him…

*this is a review post, we were kindly sent items to share about, all words are my own* Valentine’s Day is on it’s way, and you can’t miss the shops full of flowers, cards, and everywhere has ideas for what to get someone for Valentine’s Day. The husband is FAR more romantic than me, and […]

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What I really want for Valentines Day…

It’s the 14th of February and around the world many people are celebrating Valentine’s Day. It’s a day of fun, joy, romance and love for some, and for others it can be a disapointing and painful day.  For us, in reality it’s just another day. Both of us are working, and the children are home […]

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Perfect flowers for Valentine’s Day? For me, it’s roses…

You cannot fail to have noticed that Valentine’s Day is on it’s way. The shops are full of cards and chocolates and ideas for gifts. I don’t tend to be that soppy or romantic, I lean towards being more practical and pragamatic, but the husband is very much a romantic type so he does like […]

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Pretty little things for Valentines Day, with Hunkenmoller

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and whilst I am a pragmatic and practical person, and I don’t particularly do romantic in a very overt way (the husband is the opposite, we balance each other out nicely) but I do like nice things, and I do appreciate a little spoiling on valentines day (although […]

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Because we love you! A little Valentines Day Giveaway

So, Christmas is over, January is half way through, and we have Valentines Day looming.  I say that, because we in the Mad House of Cats & Babies aren’t really that romantic, and last year we pretty much forgot about it, and didn’t even get cards for each other.  The husband is the mushy and […]

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School Valentine’s Disco – bah humbug!

My children are nine and almost six. They have no idea what romance is. They make like to make sick noises and laugh when their father and I show each other affection, because “kissing is gross”. They have no idea what Valentines Day is other than it’s a day that they give us cards they […]

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