A yummy snack called Knoppers have just launched in the UK and today we are going to tell you all about them! Knoppers first launched in Germany in 1983 and are a very popular snack in more than 50 countries! I’m not sure why it’s taken them so long to get to the UK but boy oh boy are we glad they have! Storck are the brand behind Knoppers who have previously brought us Werther’s Originals, Toffifee, Riesen and Bendicks. Read more
I don’t know about you but the summer holidays really wear me out. This year more than any other year because not only have I got the kids at home every day and we are trying to pack our days with lots of fun activities, I’m also trying to keep on top of work and train for my half marathon next month too! So as you can imagine I am pretty much running on empty at the moment. Read more
Bugs has been obsessed with Despicable Me and the Minions ever since the first film came out a few years ago and has been a huge fan ever since! For his birthday a couple of weeks ago he choose to go to the cinema to watch Despicable Me 3 and his love for the Minions grew even more so as you can imagine he was overjoyed when he was recently sent this awesome Despicable Me 3 back to school bundle. The Minions have been a big part of his life since he was a toddler and we all love watching the Despicable Me films together as a family. Despicable Me 3 didn’t disappoint at all! Read more
You would think that as a parent of children that suffer with asthma and other allergies I might have previously shown some concern with the air they breathe, but it has never really been something that I thought about affecting them. I wasn’t surprised to find out that I wasn’t alone, we seem to spend so much time thinking about what food and drink we put inside ourselves but not about the air we breathe. So when Philips got in touch with me to see if I’d like to take part in the #BreatheTheDifference campaign I had my eyes opened a little! I was very surprised to learn that indoor air can be up to 5 times more polluted than outdoors [i] and that allergens have a major impact on indoor air quality. Read more
I arrived home last week to find the biggest box I had ever seen in my hallway… However it wasn’t the box which was the surprise, it was the fantastic product inside! Bugs had just finished learning to ride on a second hand bike, which is now far too small and was ready for an upgrade. So when Ridgeback Bikes got in touch to see if Bugs would like a bike to review it could not have come at a more perfect time!
A few weeks ago Bugs was sent a Garmin vívofit jr. to try out, over the past few weeks he has been giving it a really good testing. He has really put it through its paces! It has been on his wrist constantly and has been swimming, bike riding, scooting, running, every where that he has been the vívofit jr. has been too! Read more
We are off to the Dominican Republic for two weeks in a couple of months and I have been searching around for some flattering swimming costumes that I can wear whilst I am there. I am never going to feel comfortable in a bikini no matter how much weight I have lost! I just don’t like feeling so exposed, I’d much rather wear a swimming costume and be comfortable and enjoy myself. Read more