Category: Reviews

Shine-A-Light Books Review & Give-Away

We’ve recently received some new picture books here that are quite unlike any others that we’ve read, titles from the Shine-A-Light series, by Carron Brown… Secrets of Winter: Discover nature’s wintertime secrets and meet the animals and plants that live in and around a snow-covered forest, from the bears in …

Nice and Cosy Guinea Pigs

Our newest additions to the family arrived last month, our baby guinea pigs Jessie and Leia. Of course we want to look after them and treat them to nice things, and having spotted some fleecy cosies and blankets, I liked the idea of them having some and thanks to the lovely …

Barbecue Party Review & Giveaway

A few weeks ago we received Barbecue Party, a brand new game from Drumond Park…. We always enjoy our games here, and as this one is brand new, we were keen to give it a go and share our thoughts on it with you… Set Up My tip would be …

Fun Kids Clothes from LamaLoli

Have you a Star Wars fan in your house? Or perhaps they are into Frozen, Cars or Hello Kitty? Well, if your kids are anything like mine, they get very excited about being able to actually wear their idols, so when I heard about LamaLoli, I knew it would be …

Chase Zurg – One For Toy Story Fans!

Little Man absolutely loves Toy Story. He watches the films regularly and plays with the toys pretty much every day. It’s a very rare day here that Woody isn’t bouncing around me as I cook the dinner! So when I spotted the Chase Zurg game from Megableu, I knew we had …

Bean Bag Bazaar Review & Give-Away

We have a new seat in our home, and it’d be fair to say that it’s popular. We have now sat on it in every room of our house and lounged outside on it in the sunshine. Such versatility is not often found in a seat, so that’s my number …

In The Night Garden Live

My son’s very first TV love affair was with Makka Pakka, that loveable little stone stacker from In The Night Garden. When he was 1, we bought him a cuddly Makka Pakka, and he still sleeps with him now, and is the chosen toy that comes on holiday with us …

Shopping With Traidcraft

I’ve been having a browse around Traidcraft. Traidcraft is the UK’s leading fair trade organisation, a combination of a trading company and a charity working together, ensuring that poor people in developing countries get paid fairly for their skills and are not exploited. With the tag-line, ‘fighting poverty through trade’, it’s a fair …

LOGO What Am I? Review & Give-Away

We’ve been having fun with Drumond Park‘s LOGO What Am I? game here… LOGO: What Am I? is the child-friendly version of the hit board game LOGO, with well-proven party favourites like “describing”, “guessing” and “drawing”. The board spaces tell you which challenge to try and the best bit is …

Magic Blackout Blinds & More

I cannot be the only parent who has used towels and sheets to try and black out the light in a caravan? Surely?! If we stay in a caravan, the beds are invariably right underneath the window meaning that I know my kids will be up at the crack of …

Bobux Shoes Review

When New Zealand founded Bobux shoes got in touch with me, I have to confess I hadn’t heard of them before. More fool me really, as when I went over to their Bobux UK website, there were so many styles that appealed to me for my 2 year old son. …

The 30 Seconds Kids Book Series

We have discovered a new children’s non-fiction series here and we are absolutely loving it! Let me tell you all about them, and then I’ll give one of you a chance to win a bundle of them, too… Ivy Press publish these brilliant books, and there are several titles in …

Tortue de Mer Review & Give-Away

Summer is here, and I’m hoping it will stick around for a little while. With a change in the season, comes a change in the wardrobe, so today I’m talking about French clothing brand Tortue de Mer, who offer lightweight summer wear for the whole family. Here’s a little bit …

A Family Weekend Break to York

Last weekend we had a brilliant time exploring the city of York, a place that we’d never been to before, but one that we’ll definitely be returning to. I thought I’d share with you what we got up to there, as a family with two young children, as I see …

#Paperhaul Review & Give-Away

Today is a #BringBackPaper day here on the blog, so I’m bringing you details of a pretty stationery subscription service, #Paperhaul, along with offering two of you the chance to win a 3 month subscription… OK, before I get sharing what I received in my box this month, I will …

Articulate For Kids Review & Give-Away

We’ve recently been sent Articulate for Kids from the lovely team a Drumond Park, so Boo and I have been having fun with it… Articulate for Kids – The Fast Talking Description game! Articulate – the spectacularly successful description game can now be played by kids as young as 6 and …

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