Why does Period Poverty still exist in 2019?

Period poverty

The issue of Period Poverty has been picked up by many campaigners who are pushing to eradicate the financial barriers between girls and menstruation. In fact, according to Plan International UK, a dedicated children’s charity, one in every ten teenage girls will have experienced the problem of not being able to afford sanitary products. So, … Read more

Support Dementia Research with Benny’s Adventures at Rose Cottage

Benny's Adventures at Rose Cottage

As a blogger one of the things that I love doing is helping to give smaller ventures a bigger voice, especially when these things are so close to my heart. In a lifetime, long, long ago I used to live in the small Lincolnshire market town of Alford where I have many special memories. I’m … Read more

What your World Book Day fundraising means

Book Aid International

Every year, on World Book Day, schools across the UK celebrate the value of reading – and many fundraise for our charity, Book Aid International, as part of their celebrations. In the last three years alone schools, libraries, nurseries and families like yours have raised over £350,000 for us on World Book Day – that’s … Read more

Charitable Xmas Gift: Empower & Protect Girls With Gifts Of Play from *Right To Play*

Charitable Giving

Looking to make a donation this Christmas to really make a difference in someone’s life? Checked out what your donations can do for these deserving girls with Right to Play. HEALTH £5 – Protect a child from preventable diseases Teaching children how diseases are spread and how they can be prevented is a crucial part … Read more


Christmas is a time of giving and next Friday (14th December) is Christmas Jumper Day with Save the Children. What better way to give than by purchasing a double whammy of a gift, not only does the person receiving it gets a gorgeous gift but each sale will donate money to Save the Children. This … Read more

Secret Pillow – the perfect sleepover accessory {Review}

Secret Pillows

Lillie is a lucky girl, she gets invited to lots of sleepovers with her friends and Grandparents so she is getting quite adept at knowing what to pack. She has her bag packing down to a fine art and quite recently made a new addition to her sleepover kit in the form of a Secret … Read more

Jean-Christophe Novelli Goes Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month #BeBoldGoGold campaign


Renowned celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli has whipped up a delicious gold-themed cupcake recipe to raise awareness and money as part of a leading cancer charity’s #BeBoldGoGold campaign for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September. The French chef, whose young son Valentino was diagnosed with a rare type of cancer at just eight weeks old, hopes … Read more