Category: Reviews

Our Day at Twinlakes Theme Park

Last weekend we used up our final #StayPlayExplore family pass for Twinlakes Theme Park (we also visited Twycross Zoo and Conkers). We’d never been before, and actually hadn’t even heard of it before we got our pass, so we were keen to find out what was there. First up, we …

The Colour Thief by Gabriel Alborozo

We were recently sent a new picture book to review… The Colour Thief by Gabriel Alborozo  Zot lives in a world without colour – no green grass, no blue sky, no yellow sun and no red flowers. From his lonely mountaintop, he gazes at Earth, sparkling with brilliant colour, and …

Our Day at the National Forest Adventure Farm

We were invited along this week to visit the National Forest Adventure Farm, near Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire. It actually started out as a maize maze, back in 2004, and gradually grew until the adventure farm opened in 2011. We’d not been before, so were keen to look around and find …

Specs for Rex by Yasmeen Ismail

We’ve recently received Specs for Rex to share with you… Specs for Rex by Yasmeen Ismail Rex has new glasses and he HATES them! He does NOT want to wear them to school, and he tries to hide them – in the strangest places! But it’s pretty tricky hiding specs …

Lostmy.name Personalised Books Review

We read a lot of books here, and I love choosing new books with Boo and Little Man. It’s my greatest area of weakness, truth be told, as I can never resist them asking me for a new book, and so budgeting always goes out the window! And when it …

Eccentric Fox Review and Discount Code

Today I’m bringing you a shop full of papery beauties! Probably best if you look away now, actually, fellow stationery-geeks, as I’m pretty certain that once you see what there is, you’ll be over there ordering! Fortunately for you, as I know you’ll still be peeking, I do have an …

Bubble Buster Kazoo Review & Give-Away

We’ve been putting a Drumond Park game to the test here, Bubble Buster Kazoo, perfect for garden play in all of this lovely weather we’ve been having.. This perfect ‘run-around’ game will have little ones jumping for joy amid squeals of excitement and laughter! Gameplay is simple: Each child pops …

Our Conkers Adventure

We were excited to be off to Conkers, outdoor pursuits centre, in the National Forest last weekend. We’d heard of it and often seen signs and leaflets for it, but this was to be our first foray and we were keen to find out what it was all about. On …

CRU Kafe Review, Give Away & Discount Code

When I was offered the chance to review CRU Kafe coffee pods, I literally jumped at the chance. The Husband loves coffee, loves it! His parents bought him a lovely Krups coffee machine for his birthday a few years back, and it’s possibly the best, certainly most used, gift he’s ever …

Our Day At Twycross Zoo

Today I’m sharing our day out at Twycross Zoo… I’ve always loved zoos. They were my favourite choice of birthday outing all throughout my twenties, let alone when I was a kid. My love of Twycross Zoo began when I was at primary school, as our headmaster had affiliations with …

Introducing toogiez

We’ve recently been introduced to toogiez, the playable, wearable, stickable sidekicks…. toogiez are a match made in heaven – adorable, collectible plushies that stick to comfy, stylish, specially designed t-shirts. Attached securely and displayed proudly, toogiez are a child’s best friend, wearable sidekick and constant companion. It’s a cute concept. …

Jewel Rings Aquabeads Review

Boo enjoys getting crafty and creative, so when we were offered the chance to try out Aquabeads, I knew she’d love to. We’d not heard of Aquabeads before. The idea is that you make various bead designs and creations, using the enclosed templates or your own ideas, then spray them …

Fruit Shoot Easy Squeezy Smooth Jams

We’ve been carrying out some taste-testing here, sampling the new Robinsons Fruit Shoot easy squeezy smooth jams… They’re made with 30% less sugar than standard jams, and there are no artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners. They come in easy to use squeezy bottles. There are three different flavours, which Boo likes …

Ozeri Pedometer – Review

Now, I’m not one for going to the gym, though I enjoyed it for a while back in my pre-kids days. And of an evening, after they’ve gone to bed, well, that’s when you’ll find me here blogging and all that that entails, or flopping on the sofa watching TV. …

Dragon Loves Penguin by Debi Gliori – Review

We recently received a gorgeous new picture book from Bloomsbury Publishing… Dragon Loves Penguin by Debi Gliori It’s bedtime in the land of ice and snow. “Night, night,” says Bib’s mummy. “Sleep tight,” says Bib’s daddy. But Bib has a better plan. “Please,” says Bib, “can I have a story? …

Magical World Journals Review & Give-Away

You all know that I love my stationery here, and so it’s only natural that I am hoping to pass on my scribbling ways to my children. I like to keep an eye out for children’s stationery as much as I do for me, and that’s when I spotted Magical …

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