I’m doing a Fundraising Event!

This is for the rescue I founded with one of my best friends, SRAN: Sophie’s Refuge for Animals in Need – It’s gone from strength to strength but as all rescues do, rely on public support, help and donations to keep things functioning. If you’re in the UK and fancy an afternoon out in Nottingham, please do book a slot and come along, meet the team, support a fantastic cause and have some ace photos taken of you and your furry best friend(s) Please click the link and support our little rescue, we support the whole of the UK taking in and rehoming animals from all over ❤

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Photoshoot Fun!


It’s been a busy few days here at The Nook, I finally got called to do the Autumn Themed Photoshoot outdoors with a family of 7 (plus 1 dog!) It was a lot of fun, a long day though, and the kids were fantastic. The shoot was very relaxed, a lot of the shots were taken candidly rather than deliberately posed for and the kids were keen to set up their own ides of things as well, which was just lovely.

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Winner stamp

It’s always exciting when you win something, well tonight I discovered an email from Netmums asking for my postal address as we’d won a Prize Draw having posted a review about our favourite outdoor place to play and we did a short review on Stonebridge Farm in Nottingham and were chosen as winners!


I’d completely forgotten I’d done the review and that there was a prize involved, so it was a lovely surprise to get the email to say that our prize was sitting at Little Tikes awaiting dispatch! I can’t even remember what the prize was, how terrible is that, but it’s apparently an outdoor toy and you can bet I’ll be posting in here as soon as it arrives! I love winning stuff, even better I love winning stuff for my daughter even more 😀

We are very excited Osbornes this evening 🙂

Thank you very much, Netmums and Little Tikes!!

Don’t forget, you can vote for Elizabeth to win over at Tiny Testers Little Tikes where she has the chance to become one of the 6 new product testers for the company! Please take a moment, we are very appreciative to everyone who spends a few moments registering and voting!


Wander in the Woods

It’s a balmy day out there today, overcast and muggy, but reasonable for walking the intrepid hounds and going for a stroll in the woods as a family. We try to fit as much in as we can on weekends because weekdays are all work and little play for James and we’re usually beat by the time we get Lizzie down for the night we manage to do very little. Weekends: The world is our oyster!


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