Tag: books

Subscription Gift Ideas for Everyone

I love subscription gifts – there’s something out there for everyone and you get to enjoy the excitement of receiving a gift every month. There are subscription gifts to suit a wide range of budgets and tastes – you can find something for all the family.

1. For Cheese Lovers
If you like cheese, and you like toasties, then imagine being sent all the ingredients you need to make your own cheese toastie every week, fortnight or month. And not just any old cheese toastie, these are gourmet ones in a range of flavours; you can choose from sweet (including ingredients such as chocolate and marshmallows) or savoury.

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16 months update

Clara is almost 16 months old, and her little, or should that be big, personality is really starting to shine through.

It’s hard not to compare her to Izzy, but while they do share some similar traits, they are both quite different and Clara has an amazing personality all of her own. Sometime, I worry that with Izzy’s confidence and energy, Clara will never get a look in, but instead she is really started to assert her independence and show Izzy that she is not the boss!

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National Storytelling Week: Creating a cosy reading corner

Yesterday marked the start of National Storytelling Week (31st January to 7th February). My 4 year old loves books, to the point where she can recite her favourites almost word for word.

When we decorated her bedroom, we were keen to have plenty of storage for all her books, that she could easily reach herself. We also wanted somewhere comfy for her to sit and look at the books herself (and read once she is at that stage).
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