Category: Reviews

Penguin in Love – Review

It’s always a good post day when we receive a book! The children are always excited, and I’d have to say I was just as excited about this one, as I am a big penguin fan, so I just knew that I’d love it… Penguin in Love by Salina Yoon …

Serenata Hamper Review & Give-Away

Now, don’t say I don’t make sacrifices for this blog, and for my readers. I so do, as I have had to review this absolutely gorgeous, scrumptious Serenata Hamper, and eat everything in it, to ensure a full, fair and balanced review! How fabulous does it look? In this Sweet …

My Valentine – Baker Days Cake Review

I don’t write much about the Husband. He pops up in photos sometimes, and gets mentions, but he’s never the centre of attention here. This suits him. He’d rather not be. But, for this post, I’m making it all about him, because he deserves it. He’s THE best husband and …

Weekend Box – Review

We were very excited when The Weekend Box Club got in touch and asked us if we’d like to review one of their boxes. I’ve been toying with trying something like this for Boo for a while, and when I saw the ethos and details about this, I was keen …

Janod Magnetic Puzzle Book Box: Girls Outfits – Review

I’m bringing you my first 2014 #Toadtest review today, with The Toadstool – exciting! We received the Janod Magnetic Puzzle Book Box a couple of weeks ago, and have been thoroughly testing it! The website tells us: Janod magnetic puzzle – girls outfits theme. This neat and handy box comes …

Dentinox Eye Wipes – Review

I wasn’t blogging back when Little Man arrived in the world. If I had been, I’m quite certain that a post I would have written would have been about ‘sticky eyes’. He was afflicted with them within 24 hours of being born, poor thing. A little in both eyes, but …

Fun with Djeco Light Clay Critters

I’ve bought a few crafty items for the children. They’re keeping us occupied and very happy, and I wanted to tell you all about this one in particular, as we just love it! I ordered the Djeco Light Clay Critters from Cr8tive Kids, having bought Djeco before and been impressed …

The Story Machine – Review

Our weekend post was fabulous. As well as several Christmas cards, we had books. Boo was beside herself! This is our review of the first one.. The Story Machine by Tom McLaughlin Elliott is a boy who likes to find things and, one day, he stumbles across a machine. At …

Thomas and Friends: Merry Christmas, Thomas! DVD – Review

When we were offered the chance to review the latest Thomas the Tank Engine DVD, I literally jumped at the chance. Boo is a huge Thomas fan, and loves the recent King of the Railway film – it’s very well-watched here! It arrived, and it was immediately viewed… Thomas and …

Plan Toys Tumbling Tower Game – Review

We’re big fans of The Toadstool here, as regular readers will no doubt know from our previous reviews of some of their toys. So when we were asked to take a look at and have a good old play with Plan Toys Tumbling Tower Game, we clearly could not resist! …

Yikes, Stinkysaurus – Review

In our house, books about dinosaurs always go down well. We love Tyrannosaurus Drip, Dinosaur Roar, and those Dinosaur that Pooped.. books. So when ‘Yikes, Stinkysaurus’ arrived, I suspected it might go down well – I was right! Yikes, Stinkysaurus by Pamela Butchart, illustrated by Sam Lloyd Stinkysaurus is the …

Bristle Blocks – Review

I’ve written recently about how nice it is to see Boo and Little Man starting to play together, now that he’s turned one. They interact (he shouts at her and pulls at her until she gives him what she wants!) and they love to play – what child doesn’t? So …

Djeco Princess Create A Story Stamp & Stencil Set – Review

Regular readers will know that Boo likes getting crafty. And she’s definitely partial to a princess story (we own most of the Disney Princess books, DVDs, dolls, music- you name it!), so this Djeco Princess Create a Story Stamp & Stencil Set from Butterflies and Dragons looked right up her …

Instajunction Review & Discount

I only signed up to Instagram a few months ago, but since day one, I was hooked! It’s a great way to share those ‘in the moment’ photos, and keep them recorded. I’ve managed to capture a few good shots of the children as they’ve been up to various activities, …

Melissa and Doug Wooden Princess Mirror – Review

When Cre8ive Kidz got in touch with me after reading our Djeco Collage Kits review, asking us if we’d like to review more of their products, I jumped at the chance. Boo loves to try anything crafty and creative, so I knew that she’d be delighted and more than willing …

Rory’s Story Cubes – Review

For Boo’s birthday, I bought her a set of Rory’s Story Cubes, from The Toadstool. I’d read about them in a couple of my parenting magazines, and I really liked the concept. I hoped Boo would, too! Now, it does say on the packaging that this is for ages 6 …

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