Category: Reviews

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 …

Win a Hobonichi Planner

The lovely folk over at Pocket Notebooks are offering one of my lucky readers the chance to win an A6 Hobonichi Techo Planner, and I am bursting to share more about it and get this competition under way so that the winner will have it in plenty of time to …

Christmas Cards From Zazzle

If you’re anything like me, you’ll be thinking about your Christmas cards around about now. I like to get mine written towards the end of this month, ready to send in early December. I used to sell cards, and I used to sell them because I love them. I’m one …

A Christmas Star Review & Giveaway

Christmas Stars will soon be hanging in nearly every window in Sweden. It was originally a symbol for the guiding star but today it is a popular Christmas decoration because of it’s atmospheric lighting and lovely design. It makes the room feel all cosy and looks beautiful. When Jackie K …

Win Dinosaur Books!

We received a lovely bundle of books from DK last week, all about dinosaurs, and today I’m also offering you the chance to win the same bundle. I remember my brother being interested in dinosaurs when he was little. I even recall the book that he read over and over …

Roco Clothing Party Dress Review & Giveaway

Something that I’d imagine all parents of young school age children encounter are parties. Parties, parties and more parties! Boo seems to have an invitation to one every other week and it’s her social life that dominates our calendar at the weekend. This being the case, she does like a …

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