The Joys Of Comping: February Wins

February is such a short month and my entries have been down since Christmas so I wasn't expecting much from February if I'm honest. There were very few Pancake Day competitions to be had and Valentines is my least favourite of the seasonal competition spikes, as it all gets a bit cheesy, so I didn't… Continue reading The Joys Of Comping: February Wins

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Parenting Induced Sleep Deprivation – what effect are your kids having on your health?

I've been up before 5am for the third day running, and I am tired. Much as I love being a Mum, the prolonged lack of sleep is hard. I had one night's unbroken sleep in the whole of 2017 and it doesn't look like 2018 is going to be much better! My youngest is only… Continue reading Parenting Induced Sleep Deprivation – what effect are your kids having on your health?

Would You Like To Start 2018 by Winning a Year’s Supply of Something?

A few months ago I wrote a post about a few of the “year’s supply” prizes I have been lucky enough to win over the years. If you missed it, you can catch up and pick up some tips on how to win a year's supply. These are the prizes that keep on giving, the kind… Continue reading Would You Like To Start 2018 by Winning a Year’s Supply of Something?

Keeping The Kids Busy: Invitation To Play Trays

I use these to prompt my kids with play ideas. They get stuck in a rut, picking the same toys to play with but if I set something up for them, I can entice them into playing with different things which they wouldn't think of or choose of their own accord. Once the tray is… Continue reading Keeping The Kids Busy: Invitation To Play Trays

So You Want To Be A Comper: Where Do You Start? 

Are you looking for a new hobby to kick off the New Year? Maybe you've seen a friend do well as a Comper and wonder how to go about it. There are a few things to consider before you begin.  Practicalities - An internet connection and either a smartphone, tablet or laptop is pretty all… Continue reading So You Want To Be A Comper: Where Do You Start? 

The Joys Of Comping: December Wins 

It's been a reasonably good month for little bits of a stocking filler/ slash food persuasion, and anything food based is always popular in this house! I haven't gone overboard with advents, only doing a few each day that I bookmarked and with Christmas activities for three children, I probably entered less than in a… Continue reading The Joys Of Comping: December Wins