My Little Pony Colouring Adventures – Issue 2 OUT NOW!!

My Little Pony

Last month Little Bean was very excited to receive Issue 1 of the My Little Pony Colouring Adventures series, it has kept her busy for most of the month, doing colouring and activities after school to relax. She loved the coloured pencils and glitter craft tape, I have noticed that it has cropped up on … Read more

My Little Pony Colouring Adventures – get ISSUE 2 FREE!

My Little Pony

I love that as a Mum my daughter is now enjoying all of the same things that I did as a child. My Little Pony was one of my favourite trends as a child, I had many of the Pony’s myself and remember collecting stickers and colouring books. Well now Eaglemoss, a leading publishing company providing … Read more

‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ party with UK Mums TV #BearHunt

#BearHunt Twitter Party

The much-loved children’s classic book ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ was first published in 1989 so it pretty much missed my childhood years. The story was written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury and follows the adventures of siblings Stan, Katie, Rosie, Max, the baby and Rufus the dog who have decided … Read more

Save the date: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt


In case you haven’t been to the shops this week or spotted it online, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt was released on DVD on 6th February and WE are very excited about it! Watching We’re Going on a Bear Hunt was a family affair for us over the Christmas period so the Beans were … Read more

World Book Day Costume Ideas that won’t break the bank

World Book Day

That time is rolling around again when we get to dress our children up in a montage of fancy dress in the name of World Book Day. Standing on the school playground on World Book Day I am always amazed at some of the wonderful costumes which parents and their children think up; truly inspiring. … Read more

Watch We’re Going on a Bear Hunt on Channel 4 this Christmas plus free printables


We have been re-telling the story of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (#BearHunt) for as long as I can remember, but it’s been even more popular in the house over recent months with Jelly Bean, who just loves it. It’s a story he has known well from preschool, but his love was cemented further … Read more

Gangsta Granny at Cambridge Arts Theatre

Gangsta Granny

We were first introduced to the delights of Gangsta Granny a few years ago when Curly had begun reading David Walliams’ books and would laugh out loud at each turn of the page. Gangsta Granny shot straight to the top of the children’s book chart when it was released in 2011, well you’ve just got … Read more

Ommie and the Magical Garden – Active Yoga for Children

Ommie and the Magical Garden

DISCLAIMER: We received Ommie and the Magical Garden in exchange for our honest opinion. All words, images and thoughts are my own and may not be copied without my permission. I have not been instructed what to write. A few months ago, when I was worried about how stressed out Little Bean could get herself, … Read more