Nothing stops my boys wanting to play outdoors; if anything the cooler, damper months of autumn and winter are our favourite time of year for exploring the local woods! There are fallen leaves to run through and collect, sticks to play and build with, and acorns and pinecones to inspect. And of course those richly coloured red and yellow leaves make the prettiest of backdrops: last year it made the perfect setting for my gender reveal video when I was expecting Essie. 

Mini Style: Muddy Puddles Outerwear

Nothing stops my boys wanting to play outdoors; if anything the cooler, damper months of autumn and winter are our favourite time of year for exploring the local woods! There are fallen leaves to run through and collect, sticks to play and build with, and acorns and pinecones to inspect. And of course those richly coloured red and yellow leaves make the prettiest of backdrops: last year it made the perfect setting for my gender reveal video when I was expecting Essie. 

Back in June I announced that I was teaming up with Graco as one of their UK Generation Graco bloggers for 2017. At the launch event for the campaign I got to learn more about Graco's 60 year history, as well as take a peek at some of the products I'd be trying out.

One of those products is the Graco Milestone All-in-One Car Seat. I'm sure you know that Graco is renowned for its tradition of innovation with baby products that offer solutions for the real world of parenting - and the Milestone is the perfect example of that! This convertible car seat can be used from birth up to 36 kg (around 12 years old), making it the only car seat parents will ever need. 

Review: Graco Milestone All-in-One Car Seat

Back in June I announced that I was teaming up with Graco as one of their UK Generation Graco bloggers for 2017. At the launch event for the campaign I got to learn more about Graco's 60 year history, as well as take a peek at some of the products I'd be trying out.

One of those products is the Graco Milestone All-in-One Car Seat. I'm sure you know that Graco is renowned for its tradition of innovation with baby products that offer solutions for the real world of parenting - and the Milestone is the perfect example of that! This convertible car seat can be used from birth up to 36 kg (around 12 years old), making it the only car seat parents will ever need. 

If there's one thing you get done this half term, make sure it's a trip to the fantastic pick-your-own pumpkin patch at The Pop Up Farm in Hertfordshire. The boys and I donned our wellies and headed over yesterday. We had SUCH a wonderful day!  

Days Out: PYO Pumpkins at The Pop Up Farm, Hertfordshire

If there's one thing you get done this half term, make sure it's a trip to the fantastic pick-your-own pumpkin patch at The Pop Up Farm in Hertfordshire. The boys and I donned our wellies and headed over yesterday. We had SUCH a wonderful day!  

I am so excited to reveal that our favourite Christmas event, the Santa Spectacular event at Willows Activity Farm in Hertfordshire, is back next month! The boys always love this festive fun-filled event and I am so looking forward to taking Essie as well this year.  Willows Activity Farm are kindly giving readers the chance to win up to four tickets so that you can go too! 

Giveaway: Win tickets to Santa Spectacular at Willows Activity Farm

I am so excited to reveal that our favourite Christmas event, the Santa Spectacular event at Willows Activity Farm in Hertfordshire, is back next month! The boys always love this festive fun-filled event and I am so looking forward to taking Essie as well this year.  Willows Activity Farm are kindly giving readers the chance to win up to four tickets so that you can go too! 

I've always been careful about the ingredients that go into the products that I use on my own skin and hair, but even more so with my children. With Noah and Essie especially, as Noah suffers with eczema and Essie has such delicate skin being so young. Natura Siberica have created an award winning range of daily baby care products and we were sent a few of them to try out.

Baby Loves: Little Siberica

I've always been careful about the ingredients that go into the products that I use on my own skin and hair, but even more so with my children. With Noah and Essie especially, as Noah suffers with eczema and Essie has such delicate skin being so young. Natura Siberica have created an award winning range of daily baby care products and we were sent a few of them to try out.

As a blogger who known for being a breastfeeding mum and having written about breastfeeding a few times, I'm often contacted by breast pump brands to feature their products. I'm very choosy about brands that I feature and until now I've never reviewed any breast pumps. And then I heard about Pumpables* and their new Milk Genie breast pump. It sounded great and as I am going to be donating my breast milk again I wanted to give it a go!

Review: Pumpables Milk Genie Breast Pump

As a blogger who known for being a breastfeeding mum and having written about breastfeeding a few times, I'm often contacted by breast pump brands to feature their products. I'm very choosy about brands that I feature and until now I've never reviewed any breast pumps. And then I heard about Pumpables* and their new Milk Genie breast pump. It sounded great and as I am going to be donating my breast milk again I wanted to give it a go!

I've always had a soft spot for Next clothing, especially after having my first baby. Their clothes are such good quality and so well made, in gorgeous styles and designs. I find it impossible to pop in without leaving with something for one of my children - and their sales are legendary! I am just in love with all things cloudy at the moment and Next sent some outfits for the children, including this sweet set for Essie.

Mini Style: Next Grey Cloud Dungarees

I've always had a soft spot for Next clothing, especially after having my first baby. Their clothes are such good quality and so well made, in gorgeous styles and designs. I find it impossible to pop in without leaving with something for one of my children - and their sales are legendary! I am just in love with all things cloudy at the moment and Next sent some outfits for the children, including this sweet set for Essie.

It's safe to say that I'm a little obsessed with doing the laundry. I really enjoy it, like really enjoy it! Maybe it's just me, but there is something so satisfying about a pile of freshly washed soft clean clothes. We're already a fan of Ecover household products in our family, using their plant- and mineral-based washing up liquid, fabric softener and colour laundry detergent. I was sent a bottle of Ecover Non-Bio Concentrated Laundry Detergent to put to the test on our usual laundry loads and see how it compared.

#EcoverLaundry Challenge with Ecover Non-Bio Concentrated Laundry Detergent

It's safe to say that I'm a little obsessed with doing the laundry. I really enjoy it, like really enjoy it! Maybe it's just me, but there is something so satisfying about a pile of freshly washed soft clean clothes. We're already a fan of Ecover household products in our family, using their plant- and mineral-based washing up liquid, fabric softener and colour laundry detergent. I was sent a bottle of Ecover Non-Bio Concentrated Laundry Detergent to put to the test on our usual laundry loads and see how it compared.

My name is Sian and I am addicted to PacaPods! This is the third PacaPod changing bag I have had since having Essie. Firstly the Richmond, my first foray into the world of pink, then the Mirano which is the Mary Poppins of changing bags and allows me to carry so much! And now I have a Hartland, which is from PacaPod's new Travel Lite range launched this summer.

Mama Style: PacaPod Hartland Bag

My name is Sian and I am addicted to PacaPods! This is the third PacaPod changing bag I have had since having Essie. Firstly the Richmond, my first foray into the world of pink, then the Mirano which is the Mary Poppins of changing bags and allows me to carry so much! And now I have a Hartland, which is from PacaPod's new Travel Lite range launched this summer.

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