Making Thyme for smoothies

*A collaborative review Getting my family to eat fruit is a bit of a struggle. I’m a big fruit fan and I eat at least five portions of different fruit every day but my husband and my four year old son are a different matter. They only…

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Celebrating Mothers Day with Tesco

*A collaborative post in partnership with Tesco In case you had forgotten, it’s Mothers Day this coming Sunday and it’s the one day of the year when Mums really should come first. A special day to say thank you, to show our appreciation and to just let…

An afternoon of family fun at Hollywood …

Last Sunday, we were invited over to Hollywood Bowl Birmingham for an afternoon of tenpin bowling. Olly was very excited as he had never been before. It’s something we’ve wanted to take him to enjoy but never got the chance to do. Along with his Aunty…

A new way to work out with …

*A collaborative post As a health-conscious family, we do try and make decisions about our lives that are going to be positive, both in terms of our meals and also our fitness. I have never particularly been one for self-motivating myself when it comes to…

A morning with Rush Hair and Beauty, …

A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to spend some time with the team from Rush Hair and Beauty in Birmingham City Centre for a much needed hour of hair pampering. I had been invited in for an appointment with Richard, the Style Director…

Keeping eyewear on trend with Perfect Glasses

*Post written by Shilts If you are a family who depend upon digital devices like we do, it is no great surprise when one or more members of that family require a pair of perfect glasses to function. My chosen profession of ICT/Computing Teacher and…

A weekend away with the Toyota C-HR

Last weekend we had the pleasure of test driving the new Toyota C-HR, a beautiful beast of a hybrid car that simply wowed me. I’m not usually fussed by cars but this one was different. As soon as we drove into the Vantage Toyota Birmingham…