French toast with smoked bacon and maple syrup recipe

**This French toast with smoked bacon and maple syrup recipe is a sponsored post in collaboration with Iceland Foods**

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Unless you’re a hobbit, brunch isn’t really a meal between breakfast and lunch – it’s more of a late breakfast ahead of a late lunch.

But, given it’s traditionally served later in the day, you should make sure it’s something a bit more exciting than marmite on toast or a bowl of bran flakes.

Eggs and bacon are two breakfast and brunch stalwarts, and paired with bread and maple syrup, it’s a surefire winner in this tasty dish of french toast with smoked bacon and maple syrup. Continue reading French toast with smoked bacon and maple syrup recipe

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – behind the scenes featurette reveals little – and lots

Disney released a brand new behind-the-scenes peek at Star Wars: The Last Jedi this weekend. Continue reading Star Wars: The Last Jedi – behind the scenes featurette reveals little – and lots

Giveaway – win a bundle of the latest Lottie dolls and accessories

It’s been a while since I covered the brilliant Lottie dolls, so here we have a great giveaway, PLUS a 20% Lottie Doll discount code for all readers. Continue reading Giveaway – win a bundle of the latest Lottie dolls and accessories

Wonder Woman DK Books review

No other female superhero is as iconic as Wonder Woman, and she is a character I have encouraged my daughter to engage with since she was a toddler. However, there’s often been a dearth of products suitable for children – and previously I had to scour the globe (and eBay) to find them.

Thankfully with the merchandising push associated with the Wonder Woman movie, we have a new wave of Wonder Woman stuff to access – and these books from DK have been great for our daughter as an outlet to engage with the character following seeing the movie. Continue reading Wonder Woman DK Books review

Since she was a baby, our daughter has made me a better man

Disclosure: I have partnered with Life of Dad  and Pampers for this promotion.

When my wife became pregnant, we were overjoyed. We had decided the time was right to have a child, and it happened relatively quickly which was wonderful. We knew of many people who had struggled.

As my wife’s pregnancy developed, we both agreed it felt like we were going to have a boy. We were absolutely convinced about this. This must be the parental instinct we thought, that we were so in tune with our unborn child, we knew they were a boy.

So we were both really surprised when we found out we were having a girl. We weren’t disappointed, but it just wasn’t what we were expecting. Continue reading Since she was a baby, our daughter has made me a better man