Category: Reviews

Who Finds It First? Game Review & Giveaway

When The Present Finder got in touch offering us the chance to review their Who Finds It First? game I knew it was one for us. Developed in Denmark, this delightfully simple family board game is Exclusive to the Present Finder. It is very easy to learn – using four …

Amazing! Magazine Review & Giveaway

This week, Boo has received a couple of copies of Amazing! magazine to review… It’s designed for boys and girls aged 7+ and it covers most subjects such as Maths, English, Science, History, Geography Arts, and lots more. We take things that children actually like reading about such as zombies, …

Win Zootropolis Toys!

I’ve teamed up with TOMY toys to offer 1 lucky child the chance to win a Zootropolis toy bundle, designed to let kids recreate specific scenes and events from the film, truly bringing it to life. From the studio that brought the smash hits Frozen, and Big Hero 6, Zootropolis …

‘5 Second Rule’ Review & Giveaway

We’ve recently been sent a new game to play, thanks to University Games. We’ve been giving 5 Second Rule a go… The game of Quick Thinking and Fast Talking! It should be easy to name 3 breeds of dog; but can you do it under the pressure of 5 seconds …

The Polar Loop 2 Makes Me Move

You may have been reading along with my Polar Loop 2 updates. I have been wearing my fitness tracker for three months now, so I feel I’m in a position to comment on how effective it is and how it works for me. And it seems that the truth is …

Win a Frozen Aquadoodle with TOMY

We’ve been enjoying a new creative toy here, thanks to the team at TOMY. We have received a Classic Aquadoodle, so have been putting it to the test. The Aquadoodle arrives in a box with the mat and the pen. There is no need to assemble anything, get batteries or …

The Happy Paper Club Box

Today I’m delighted to be sharing with you the gorgeous Happy Paper Club subscription box that made its way to me last week, from the lovely Gabrielle at the green gables. Happy Paper Club is a monthly stationery subscription service that delivers boxes filled with papery goodness, happy and inspirational …

A Nature Walk, Thanks To My Polar Loop 2

Earlier today I wrote about a lovely nature walk, thanks to my Polar Loop 2, and promised you the chance to win one. Well, here it is, you lucky people! I’m delighted to be able to offer one of my readers the chance to win a Polar Loop 2 and …

A Lovely Little Nature Walk

I shared a few weeks ago that the Husband and I now have a Polar Loop 2 each. That post details all of its features and what I like about it, so do pop over there for more information on it. At this stage, I am pleased to report that I …

Numberbundle Review & Giveaway

Today I’d like to introduce you to Numberbundle. Numberbundles are mathematical activity boxes supporting the Early Years Foundation Stage and National Curriculum for children aged 3-7. They give you a comprehensive toolkit that includes the materials and discussion points you need to introduce and expand on the major themes from …

Peace Of Mind: A Book of Calm for Busy Mums

I’ve been fortunate to receive a new book by Georgina Rodgers, Peace of Mind: A Book of Calm for Busy Mums. I’ve been reading about Mindfulness and Slow-Living lately, so this book was well-timed for me and welcome. I wrote earlier this year about how the Christmas break allowed me …

Win A Brilliant Preschool Book Bundle

We have been lucky to receive a rather gorgeous bundle of preschool books from DK. We’ve shared our thoughts on some other DK preschool books before, and as we like those ones so much, I knew this would be a treat. Both of the children were so excited when the …

I’m Loving….Wrendale Designs Stationery

For Christmas I received some stationery. No surprise there, I know. My aunt and cousin bought me a beautiful new foxy writing set and notepad from Wrendale Designs, that I shared last week when launching BringBackPaper in 2016. I’ve started using the letter set and it feels so luxurious and …

Introducing The Polar Loop 2

The Husband and I have new gadgets, thanks to Polar. We now each have a Polar Loop 2 and a Polar H7 heart rate sensor. Today I am going to share with you a little about the Polar Loop 2 along with our initial thoughts on them. The Polar Loop 2 is …

May The Force Be With You

A few weeks ago I brought you details of a few of Egmont’s current Star Wars books, and today I’m delighted to be bringing you even more, thanks Egmont! The Reading Residence is most definitely a Star Wars household. The Husband grew up loving it, and now with Little Man’s …

Scaramanga Journals & Stationery Chest & There’s A Giveaway!

You know sometimes you browse a shop or website and you just know that it’s perfect for you? The kind of place where you find yourself wanting pretty much the entire range, and one in every type and colour? Well, that’s what happened to me with Scaramanga when they got in …

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