Category: Reviews

My Doodles Watch Review & Give-Away

With Boo now at school and learning to tell the time, we were on the lookout for a watch for her, so it was great ‘timing’ when the team at My Doodles got in touch to show their range to us. Available in four different designs, the Owl, the Alien, …

Let’s Go Shopping Peppa!

First up, I will declare that we are a Peppa Pig loving household. Yes, there it is, and I don’t just mean the kids, I like it, too. I find the show and books to be sweet, despite having watched and read so many of them so many times! So …

The Wicked Uncle Shopping Experience

We seem to be buying more and more children’s gifts here. I’ve really noticed the increase¬†with Boo starting school and being invited to her classmates parties. I find that her school friends aren’t that easy to buy for, as I don’t yet know them that well and Boo gives me …

In The Night Garden Fun & Learn Projector Review

The night is black and the stars are bright and the sea is dark and deep… If you’re a parent of a small child, you’ll no doubt recognise these words. And yes, you’re probably singing them now, too, as I am. In The Night Garden was one of my Little …

A Miffy Afternoon

The inimitable Miffy has a big birthday this year – the cute little rabbit will be 60 years old, on 21st June. She’s looking good for 60, I think! So in celebration of this, I’m excited to be working with the team over at Miffy to bring you news and …

Doniford Bay Holiday Park

Last week we went on one of our Sun holiday bookings. We do love a caravan holiday. I’ve written about them before, as we’ve been on quite a few now, and shared my top tips for booking the best breaks. Now that Boo is at school, these are proving to …

Thomasland Has Got Bigger & Better!

Today has been a very good day. Why? We were fortunate enough to be invited to Thomasland, which is always hugely popular with my kids, and then to take the excitement up a notch, it was the grand opening of the expansion project. Yes, Thomasland is now even better and …

The Secret Language of Your Child

When I was offered the opportunity to read and share with you The Secret Language of Your Child by Dr David Lewis, I was immediately intrigued. I don’t actually do many book reviews here, despite reading a lot, but I could see the appeal of this one for my readers …

Trespass Waterproof Jacket Review

As I do the school run every day, I find myself getting wet – a lot! Sometimes the rain manages to seep through my supposedly waterproof coat, too. So when Trespass contacted me asking me whether I’d like to put one of their waterproof jackets through it’s paces, I was …

Flowercard Review & Give-Away

Last week I received some rather lovely post….. Gorgeous flowers! They’re from Flowercard, and these are the Chelsea Garden arrangement. As you can see from the top photos there, it arrived beautifully wrapped in a box, and then when opened up, the flowers are in an oasis block, with a …

Sticker Dressing Wartime Fashion Review & Giveaway

When Usborne Publishing got in touch with me recently, about the launch of a new sticker dolly dressing book, I jumped at the chance to review it. We already have several of these sticker books here, as Boo will often choose them when we pop into book shops. I’m always …

Knuma Connect High Chair Review

We have been testing out the new Knuma Connect High Chair here, with Little Man putting it through it’s paces.. Product Features: – Suitable from 6 months to 6 years – Beautiful, versatile furniture – Designed with longevity in mind – Full size high chair with adjustable tray – Mid-size …

100 Family Adventures Review & Give-Away

When I first heard about new book, 100 Family Adventures by the Meek Family, I suspected¬†it was one for us and one that my readers would be interested in, too… 100 Family Adventures provides a valuable resource bank of tried and tested outdoor activities to enjoy with children, swapping ‘screen …

Stormy Night by Salina Yoon

We’ve recently received Salina Yoon’s latest picture book, Stormy Night… Stormy Night by Salina Yoon When thunder shakes his house and rain pounds the windows, Bear is frightened. But comforting his Mama, Papa and Floppy helps make the storm seem not as scary. Before Bear knows it, the storm has …

Hue Animation Studio Review

When I heard about Hue Animation I was intrigued. It was unlike anything we’ve tried here before and sounded a lot of fun. Hue Animation Studio contains everything a budding animator needs to begin creating stop motion animation videos. Children can discover, imagine and create stop-motion animation through powerful, easy-to-use, …

Oasis Winter Shopper Review

Back before I had children, I liked choosing new bags. You know, in the days before a change bag was all that I carried about all the time! Well, I’ve been indulging myself again recently, and have chosen this rather lovely tote bag from House of Fraser’s handbag department… It’s …

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