A favourite of mine during Winter has always been Black Forest Hot Chocolate from Costa Coffee. Sadly, they only sell it during Winter – and it’s pretty expensive. SO we set about creating a Costa Style Black Forest Hot Chocolate recipe. Read on for the recipe. Continue reading Black Forest Hot Chocolate Recipe – Costa Style
It’s no secret that I am a massive Nintendo geek! I have recently spent a lot of time reading reviews of the Nintendo Switch console and games, before finally buying the console. So if you too are looking for the answer to my question… Is the Nintendo Switch educational? Read on to find out! If you want to make game purchases the kids will be able to enjoy, while learning a thing or two, this is the post for you. Continue reading Is the Nintendo Switch educational?
My husband’s diabetes means he can’t have a chocolate advent calendar. So I decided to think outside the box and create a plant seed advent calendar, which I knew he’d love more than chocolate! Hubby has an allotment, so I thought that making him a seed advent calendar would be a cool idea. Read on for step by step instructions. Continue reading Making A Plant Seed Advent Calendar
If you want to make a Christmas book advent this year, check out this guide! Last year, I made the kids a Christmas Book Advent Calendar. If you’re wondering what that is, let me explain… You wrap up 24 different books and let your child(ren) open one a day from 1st to 24th December. You then sit down and read the book together. Our Book Advent looked like this on 1st December… Continue reading Planning A Christmas Book Advent Calendar
It’s no secret that I am a pretty big Harry Potter fangirl. So much so, a few years ago, I made my own floating candles for Halloween. This year, 8 year old Syd and I have FINALLY got around to … Continue reading Harry Potter Style Floating Candles Tutorial
It’s no secret that I am a total geek. I can’t resist gadgets, especially stuff which kids can get involved with. So when I was asked to run a Buzz Retail Thunder Glow Drone giveaway, I was happy to agree! … Continue reading Buzz Retail Thunder Glow Drone Giveaway
As the days get shorter and the weather grows chilly, you’re probably looking forward to lots of cosy evenings inside. However, the harsh winter conditions, combined with exposure to heating and dry, inside air can play havoc with your hair. … Continue reading How To Keep Your Hair Luscious During Winter
It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a geek. So much so, it’s half of my blog name. A few people have asked me recently what kind of gifts I like to receive, so today I’m sharing some gift … Continue reading Gift Ideas For Geeky Women
Find out what items I’d consider buying for fellow mamas this Christmas Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas for Mums
If you read my blog regularly, you’ll know I love to review apps. Specifically those aimed at kids. So when I was asked to do an LOL Surprise Movie Maker App review, I was happy to agree. Read on to … Continue reading LOL Surprise Movie Maker App Review
If you follow me on social media, you may well be aware that the past few months have been super hard. Not only have I been juggling the usual single special needs parenting, a pandemic and living in a glorified … Continue reading How I’ve Managed My Stress Levels Lately
Today’s Blogtober prompt is Millennium, so I have decided to share my own experiences of the lead up to Y2K and the year itself. So read on to find out the answer to that question… What was I doing in … Continue reading What Was I Doing In Y2K?
Day 4 of #Blogtober has the prompt “into the groove”, so today I’m sharing my housework Spotify playlist. It’s packed full of old skool dance tunes from the late 80’s through to the 00’s, which definitely help keep me motivated … Continue reading My Housework Spotify Playlist
It was over a year ago now that the kids’ Dad and I separated. So when I saw today’s Blogtober prompt was “Sweet Child o mine”, it seemed fitting to share an update as to how things are going, a … Continue reading A Year Into Single Parenting