Valentine’s Date Night courtesy of the kids and M&S #ad

Valentines at home with M&S

I’m pleased to say that Simon and I are a couple who celebrate Valentine’s every year and each year it has taken on a different form. Anything from a trip to London to see The Lion King to meals out or more commonly since becoming parents, meals at home. This year has been another ‘first’ … Read more

A Queensgate Festive Feastival

A Queensgate Festive Feastival 1

Last week I attended a fabulous Christmas Qblogger event at Queensgate Shopping Centre for a Festive Feastival to tantalise the taste buds.  Think speed dating mixed with retailers and restaurants and that was pretty much how the evening panned out. John Lewis We began our journey in the John Lewis Restaurant.  Here we were treated to a mouthwatering … Read more

Did you check out the #QueensgateSprung event?


When Queensgate Shopping Centre decide to throw an event, they know how to do it in style. As April was drawing to a close I was invited along with a group of Peterborough bloggers to the launch of their weekend-long #QueensgateSprung event which was an instant hit with the shoppers and bloggers alike. A not-so-secret … Read more


Empire Cinemas

Lendlease and Invesco Real Estate have announced that Empire Cinemas is to anchor the £60m extensions of Queensgate, with the leading entertainment brand opening a ten-screen cinema, complete with IMAX® and Empire’s own large-format IMPACT® screens. The new cinema will boast the biggest screens, ultimate sound, a choice of luxury cinema seating, including ‘comfort boosting’ double … Read more

The Beans’ first Qblogger challenge – Easter treat tasting!

#Qblogger Easter

I know what you’re thinking? Where’s the challenge in that? Well, in truth there was no challenge in at all. Last week, the Beans and I met up with fellow Qbloggers Jaymee and Natasha with their families at Peterborough Museum to see what the delightful retailers of Queensgate have to offer in the way of … Read more

Queensgate AW17 #QBlogger Challenge


Last week I was invited to take part in a very secretive #QBlogger Challenge at Queensgate Shopping Centre in Peterborough. My instructions were to meet my fellow #Qbloggers at Hotel Chocolat at 6 pm where I would be presented with an envelope containing instructions for my challenge. On arrival at Hotel Chocolat, I spotted Laura, … Read more

#BacktoSchool is a breeze with John Lewis school uniform fitting service

John Lewis

The school’s haven’t even broken up yet for the Summer and I have already started getting school uniform ready for #BacktoSchool. I don’t know about you, but I always find that 6 weeks sounds like a long time until the holidays start and then they are over in the blink of an eye. If I … Read more