Hop to it…last minute Easter finds featuring Peter Rabbit

   Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter… And, Peter Rabbit is the most iconic one of all.  In fact for over 100 years children and adults imaginations have been captivated by this little bunny and his woodland friends – and this year marks the 150th birthday of author Beatrix Potter. To celebrate there is, of course many themed pieces hitting the stores and none I love more than…

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Happy 20th Birthday to Monsoon Children at the Tower of London!

As birthday parties go this was a pretty special one.  A few weeks ago we were all invited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Monsoon children’s range. And, whats more Miss Marnie was sent an outfit to wear to this special party too (its tough being 3… huh!) We all headed to the Tower of London and were greeted on the middle drawbridge by giant number balloons before to the fully styled Kids Camp party. With wigwams, a camp fire, craft tables and soft…

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10 Classic books celebrating a special birthday in 2015!

I love classic kids books. Although Miss Marnie has a mixture of new and old – it’s always the ones that have stood the test of time that we come back to night after night. I think I must read Goodnight Moon Every. Night. – and so much so that she even knows the words that are coming next. As for The Hungry Caterpillar she pretty much can read it from memory (as of course she can’t read yet!) and…

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20 Things I’ve Learnt about Love in 20 years…in movie quotes!

Today Mr VIB and I will be celebrating 20 years together.  I actually can’t believe it.  Half my life has been spent with this one person who everyday makes me smile, laugh, annoyed, frustrated, crazy, happy and a whole host of other emotions that can only come from being with someone who knows you inside out.  We’re both not naturally very soppy or over sentimental. So, we won’t be celebrating with a candle lit dinner or a night away. These things,…

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