An Afternoon of Fun at Hamleys with Lamaze

Boo bejewelled and painted to perfection!

When Boo was a baby I was really particular about what toys she had, in fact when I say particular what I mean is that 90% of her toys were Lamaze, so when they invited us to Hamleys this afternoon for a storytelling session with Milkshake presenter Jen Pringle, we were thrilled to get a […]

The Great British Summer Chill

Summer rain with play outside

Believe it or not it’s summer, yes I know the rain and the drop in temperature may have some of us fooled but now is the time to be thinking of holidays (ok ok I admit I’ve pretty much have holidays on my mind all the time!) and lazy afternoons in the sun but instead […]

Mummy and Boo’s favourite Blooms

Mummy and Boo's favourite Blooms

I love the house being full of flowers, for me it’s one of life’s little indulgences – such a small touch that makes the difference between a house and a home. If I’m honest, I like flowers in every single room from the kitchen to Boo’s bedroom; even a few stems in a jam jar […]

Baby Kit: What I’ve Learnt 4 Years On and the Arrival of Wanna

Wanna - Launching Soon

Yes, you read that right, Boo is nearly four and as I get rid of the last of the baby kit I’ve come to realize that I really didn’t need all that ‘stuff’ or at least not as much to justify spending the equivalent of a small nations GDP in baby shops – hey I […]

Lending Works: A fresh approach to Lending and Borrowing

Lending Works: Peer-to-peer lending and borrowing

It’s almost impossible to think of a world were we don’t live with some sort of debt, yes I’d love to be in a position where I am completely debt free – although I’m pretty sure student debts that day is quite a few decades away! Borrowing money use to be a very traditional affair: […]

Brain-Boosting Rocky Road Bars

Health benefits of dark chocolate

Foods that improve and bolster the functioning of the brain have been known about for millennia, and there’s a host of delicious ingredients one can employ to get those brain cells operating at peak efficiency! This recipe is just that, and will help anyone to get a leg up on the competition, the velvety, yet […]

Exclusive Tasting Evening for Beefeater’s Summer Menu

Delicious beef burgers at Beefeater

Hot summer evenings were made for alfresco dining and Beefeater agree so invited us along to an exclusive preview taster evening a couple of weeks ago at Coombe Lodge. Boo, me and my sister – Grace decided to make it a Corriette Clan date night especially as Coombe Lodge is where Boo had her Baptism […]

Getting the Best From My Body with My Protein and My Vitamins

My Protein on the go with Smartshake Slim Shaker

My Protein and My Vitamins are well known in the fitness and nutrition world as being a go to brand for sports nutrition and supplements so I was excited to try them out when they sent me a selection of products. I was sent some vitamins and Impact Diet Whey along with a couple of […]

Summer Fun and Eyesight Freedom with Optical Express

Family Fun in the Sun with Optical Express

The sun is out and our weekends are spent enjoying the sunshine with friends and family getting out to parks and woods and even the odd trip to the seaside; Anyone who knows me will say that I’m never seen without my sunglasses, come rain or shine (heck I’ve even been known to wear them […]

Making Financial Plans for the Future with Nutmeg

Financial planning with Mummy and Boo

Yes I know Boo is not even four but there’s something about her starting ‘big school’ or reception to you and me that’s made me look ahead to her financial future. Boo already has a bank account that all her birthday and Christmas money goes into but what’s beyond just holding her money in an […]