Mama Geek

A slightly bewildered geek's journey through motherhood!
  1. 18

    Apr

    Kawaii Box vs Brimbles Box...

    I’ve been trying out a few stationery subscription services; treating myself with some of my earnings, whilst indulging my stationery addiction. There is nothing quite as satisfying as writing in a pretty new notebook with a gorgeous pen, or marking a page with a ridiculously pretty - Keep reading...

  2. 17

    Apr

    Charity shop finds – Winnie...

    Lydia and I were following our usual routine of popping into the charity shops after stay & play on Tuesday morning, and we stumbled on some lovely Winnie the Pooh finds for their bedroom. Both Georgie and Lydia really like Winnie the Pooh, so being able to add a touch more Pooh Bear - Keep reading...

  3. 16

    Apr

    Sheaffer Sagaris Metallic Blue...

    Disclosure: This product was sent to me free of charge by Sheaffer to be reviewed. However, as per my PR info disclaimer, this review is my unbiased honest opinion of the product. Product: Sheaffer Sagaris Metallic Blue Fountain - Keep reading...

  4. 15

    Apr

    You Choose –...

    Georgie and Lydia have a lot of books, all over the house. We have bedtime story books, board books, and stacks of downstairs books that they read with me & James, or by themselves. Ever since we got You Choose, by Pippa Goodhart & Nick Sharrat, it has been her firm favourite. I - Keep reading...

  5. 14

    Apr

    Geocaching… it’s been...

    We haven’t been out geocaching for ages, partly due to rotten weather whenever we’ve had the inclination! I noticed a new series of caches had appeared in our local area, so we headed out to hunt them down with the kids. Georgie has been ill over the last half of the Easter - Keep reading...

  6. 13

    Apr

    Thomas Land is now Bigger and Better!

    We were lucky enough to be invited along to the opening ceremony of the new Thomas Land Expansion! It opened over the Easter holidays, and Georgie and Lydia were very excited to see what was new at their all-time favourite theme park. We took along Georgie's very best friend Sophie too, - Keep reading...

  7. 13

    Apr

    To the Woman on the Bus

    To the Woman on the Bus, Since when did “first come first served” come before common decency? As I joined you in the bus stop to await the bus, I smiled at you and noticed your empty pushchair, and the two young children waiting with you and your friend? your sister? - Keep reading...

  8. 12

    Apr

    Our “Ikea Hack”...

    When Georgie first switched to a toddler bed about two and a half years ago, we bought her a Kritter bed from Ikea, which has been really great and has years of life in it yet. Since we moved in here about a year ago, we have been considering long term plans for the girls’ - Keep reading...

  9. 10

    Apr

    Georgie & Lydia’s new bedroom!

    It’s taken over a week of hard work (not to mention the odd injury) but the girls new bedroom is complete! We still want to add or change a few things, but it will stay as it is for a few months, until we can afford to do anything else – both our free time - Keep reading...

  10. 10

    Apr

    Review: Gro-light

    I wasn't expecting to love this product quite as much as I do, but I think this nightlight is actually really great. I don't give out a lot of 5 star ratings but the Gro-light definitely deserves one - it is going to be so - Keep reading...

  11. 09

    Apr

    Online Usborne Book Party

    Tomorrow (Friday) evening over on my Facebook page, my old (and we’re talking primary school here) friend Emma McCarthy is going to be hosting a very special event – an Online Usborne Book Party!  We love Usborne books in this house – the “That’s Not - Keep reading...

  12. 09

    Apr

    Easter Trail at Clent Hills

    We’ve been doing the Cadbury Easter Trails with the kids for a few years now, at various National Trust properties (Hanbury Hall in 2014, Buckland Abbey in 2013). This year we were unsure that we would get to do one, as we have been incredibly busy over the Easter holiday doing up - Keep reading...