Family Fun at Hollywood Bowl Branksome – Review

Review Visit A couple of weeks ago Ed and I headed over to the Hollywood Bowl at Branksome with the children for a game of bowling and some food. The venue has recently undergone a refurbishment and rebrand and I was really impressed with how much they have in what is arguably a fairly small venue. We usually go to the bigger local venue in the Tower Park leisure complex,...

A Much Needed Girls Night with Bh2 Leisure – Review

Review Visit  On Tuesday night, I headed over to the Bh2 Leisure centre with Amy from Everything Mummy and Katie from My Best Make for a much needed girls night. As well as all being bloggers, we are also all mums, with seven kids between us, so it was amazing to get out and have a good catch up over some drinks and good food. Bh2 has an excellent range...

The Perfect Spring Outfit

Paid Post  Spring is officially here and with the warmer, sunnier weather we’ve been having I have been finding myself unsure of what to wear. I have lots of special occasions coming up over the next couple of months, including my birthday, and I have been looking for something to wear during the day. Fashion World are a clothing, accessories and homeware website, featuring ranges for men, women and children...

Books I’ve Read – February to March

I have really gotten back into reading over the past couple of months and I managed to get through five books during February and March, which is quite an achievement for me. I actually loved all of these books and often read into the small hours as they were complete page-turners! Here’s a little of what I thought of each one. Behind Closed Doors This book had me hooked from...

A Family Day Out at Marwell Zoo – Review

Review Visit  We are so fortunate to live where we do on the south coast. Not only are there plenty of fun activities in and around Bournemouth, if you travel a little further out, there are even more fantastic options for days out with the kids. Despite having lived in Bournemouth for over twenty years, I somehow had never been to Marwell Zoo, located between Southampton and Winchester, before. Cameron...

Trying the Future of Face Masks with the FOREO UFO

Featuring a gifted item  I am a massive fan of face masks. Quick and simple, they are the perfect pampering treat for this busy mum. Up until recently, I generally stuck to the Garnier sheet masks. Having recently branched out a little, I was really excited when I was sent across the UFO Smart Mask from FOREO to feature in my Mother’s Day Gift Guide. I couldn’t wait to try...

Bridal Makeup with Iconic London

Features gifted items I haven’t watched The Only Way is Essex in years, but when I did, two of my favourite characters from the show were the Faiers sisters. Recently the younger of the two sisters, Billie, got married in the Maldives, and make-up artist Krystal Dawn revealed how she used Iconic London products to create her stunning bridal makeup look. As well as Iconic London’s hero product, the Illuminator,...

Dressed to The Nines – Style Tips for the Races

Collaborative Post  Cheltenham races this month signals the start of race season here in the UK. For many, the annual trip to the races is the perfect excuse to treat yourself to a new outfit. Dressing for the races is a bit of minefield, these style dos and don’ts should help keep you on track.  The Main Outfit  A trip to the races is always a special occasion. Whether you...