Competition Winner and Runner Up Announcement!!

Huge well done and thank you to ALL of our participants, incredible entries all round that made it incredibly hard to judge – eeek!

Our judge has had a good look at all the entries and found it really hard to choose and I’m so glad to have passed the buck here, however we were in agreement with the WINNER and that’s Thomas aged 9 with his Werewolf Poem – CONGRATULATIONS THOMAS! Your prize will be mailed out to you tomorrow along with an extra surprise and should be with you next week in time for Halloween Here’s a copy of Thomas’s Poem for those of you who may not have seen it.


Our runner up for the competition with a very creative cat mask is Zainab aged 6! Great use of recycled items!

Look out for our next competition/giveaway very soon and hope you’ll all take part! Here is Zainab’s cat mask for those who may not have seen it! Your prize will be in the post tomorrow along with a little surprise as well!

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It Arrived!!

Monday in fact, but it’s been so hectic here i haven’t had a moment to mention it 😀 We have had a quick look to make sure it’s all there and cannot WAIT to get it all set up in better weather – Thank you once again Netmums and Little Tikes!



Ruby Rocks Win!

I cannot express my utter delight this afternoon when I received an email from Ruby Rocks announcing me as their Giveaway Winner! Absolutely bowled over – It’s been so lovely to win such wonderful prizes lately; a turn of luck it would seem. Huge THANK YOU to Ruby Rocks and cannot wait for the items to arrive and of course I will take a photo as they have requested wearing the lovely items they send – VERY excited mummy! What mummy doesn’t need a gorgeous new outfit to lift her spirits after giving birth and helping her feel good about herself again? Perfect!

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Water Tanks, Independence and Surprise Deliveries!

Yesterday there was a distinct lack of posting on my behalf, my apologies. It was one of those days that got away from us. We knew it was going to be a long one, but it just kept going. Basically the water tank in our attic was old, rusting and falling apart and in desperate need of replacing, so a couple of weeks ago James bought a new one, one that won’t rust and we had to wait until his dad was available to come up from Cambridgeshire to help him install it.

That was yesterday. They had to go buy some materials and tools, re-position pipes, get the tank to the attic and build a custom support for it to sit on. It took ALL DAY. A good few hours, James said…well they started at 11am and finished around 9pm at night.


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Little Tikes & Netmums Win!

I’m so excited about this because I never ever win prize draws and the one time I forget I’ve entered I win! Perhaps that is the key!? Well, after some correspondence with the editor at Netmums our details have been passed along to Little Tikes for immediate dispatch. I’d clear forgotten what the prize was and it was alluded to in the email that it was outdoor toy(s), but today the editor reminded me and Oh My Giddy Aunt, how unexpected! I really am gobsmacked and utterly delighted and cannot wait for Spring for my little one to get in about these wonderful toys 😀

Thank you so much to Netmums and Little Tikes, we are over the moon and will make sure to post some pictures once built and in use!

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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!