What NOT to forget when you go camping

There are things I nearly always forget when we go camping. So I’ve made this list for myself (you can read it too!!) to consult just before we walk out the door on our next trip. 1. Phone charger 2. Flip flops For unknown showers. 3. Tongs For the barbeque 4. Bin bags 5. Cold…

Cool and useful gift ideas for the camper in your life

I’ve complied this list over the last year, mostly inspired by gear envy at camp sites on our road trip; also things I’ve read about on other family camping blogs. I got No. 2 for the other half’s birthday and I plan to print this post out for him when he’s flailing around for a…

There’s something about Sophie…

Aaaaw… what a cute giraffe. And guess what? This cute giraffe is the Number 1 bestselling baby product on Amazon! Who would have thought? I stumbled on that statistic a few months ago and was intrigued – I have three children and I’d never seen or heard of this toy before. Then we went back…

Essential guide to co-sleeper cribs

A great way to sleep as close as possible to your baby in the early months, ideal for breast-feeding babies and moms recovering from C-sections.

Review: Coleman Sundome 6 man tent

An easy-to-assemble dome tent, ideal for the whole family Our tent. So happy with it! It doesn’t look like much but it’s a cracker. It’s sturdy, waterproof, provides good shelter, is plenty big and the oh so important factor, is fast and easy to erect. Because that’s the number one thing we wanted from a…

Review: Baby Bjorn Travel Crib Light 2

Yes, the Baby Bjorn Travel Crib is an expensive cot, but it’s worth it. This is probably my top rated piece of baby kit… EVER!. We were so lucky to have been gifted this for our second child from her very generous godfather – I’m not sure I would have handed over that much myself…