Disney’s Guess The Film Game Review + Giveaway
Giveaways
We love games in this house, as you may know from all my other game reviews posts and we are always happy to try out new games. I have been sent a new game from Disneys to try out with the kids. It’s called Guess The Film, and you have to try to guess the Disney film by opening little …
Carcassonne Game Review #BoardGameClub
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This Carcassonne game was our third game from the blogger board game club. The other two we received to review are the Timeline game and Cortex. This one I thought looked really complicated to play as the instruction sheet was more like a booklet. My kids have been wanting me to play this for a while but we only just …
Playmobil Advent Calendar Jewel Thief 2017
christmas
I love all the different kinds of advent calendars you can get nowadays but I think the best ones for kids are definitely the Playmobil advent calendars. Each year they bring a few different new ones out, so there is always something different to choice from. And they don’t just do Christmas themed ones. This year they have got ones …
LOL Surprise Lil Sisters Doll
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A few months back my little girl got to review and unwrap a LOL Surprise. She has now also had the chance to do the same with one of the Lil Sisters – LOL dolls. The little sister dolls are slightly smaller balls with 5 layers to unwrap instead of the 7 Layers which the mail dolls have. you can …
Scary Bingo – Great Halloween Fun
family activities
I love Halloween and playing scary games and eating spooky food. Halloween seems to be getting bigger and better every year, and I am loving it. My kids really enjoy it too and we like to make a day of it and play games and really get into the spirit of it before we go out Trick or Treating. Laurence …
Nutrition and Exercise Tips for New Mums
baby
Here are some great post-pregnancy nutrition and exercise tips for new mothers.     Exercise How much exercise you need to do depends on your medical history, level of fitness, obstetrical cause, and how you are recovering. Some women may find themselves able to handle exercise within a matter of days, while others could have to wait weeks. · Go …
Cortex Challenge Game Review #BoardGameClub
family activities
Cortex Challenge is the second game we have received as part of being a Board Game Club blogger. You can see our review of the first game we received here. Cortex Challenge is suitable for ages 8+ and for 2-6 players. The aim of the game is to be the first player to collect all their brain pieces, and you …
Having Fun with Num Noms Series 4
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Num Noms are taking over my house!! My daughter received a few packs from the new series 4 a few weeks ago and also some series 2.1 light up Num Noms. She now has well over 100 and she still wants more. She is Num Noms mad. I am always finding them over the house when I tidy up, as …
Win a Personalised Back to School Bundle
Giveaways
Yeah, the kids are finally going back to school next week. I know, I’m a bit of a meanie mummy, but I have had to listen to my 3 kids every day for the last 6 weeks whine and moan about everything! Apparently I am a bad mum because I didn’t buy an ice cream from the ice cream van …
Get Ready for Back to School Time
gift guide
With the summer holidays drawing to a close and the new school term just a few weeks away, I have made a back to school guide of some really great item currently to buy. From school shoes to stationery, from lunch boxes to back to school gifts for your little ones. There is something in my guide that I am sure …
Introducing Playmobil Dragons Range
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Today – 18th August 2017 – see’s the new release of Playmobil’s new Dragons range. The How to Train Your Dragon range is Playmobil’s second range of licensed products with the first being the Ghostbuster range that was released earlier this year. My little Boy, Aaron, was really excited about this new Playmobil Dragons range and couldn’t wait to open …
Bobble Art Party at Derby Intu Centre
day trips
Last week we was invited down to Derby Intu Centre for a Bobble Art Party. I had never heard of Bobble Art before but was looking forward to seeing the items that they sold. Apparently Bobble Art have been around for 18 years and first started out in Australia. Just me and Caitlin went in the end, as my youngest, …
The Best Children’s Catalogues for Summer Clothing
Guest post
Anyone with children of their own will know how expensive it is to take care of them. They get through clothes quicker than you could possibly imagine. They either destroy them by being rough, or they simply outgrow them. This guide will look at some of the best children’s catalogues for summer clothing so that you can save money while …
Math Builder Game Review
home school & learning
My kids love maths, especially my boys. They are both in the top sets at school for maths. And has we love to play games I thought this Math Builder game would be fun to try out. It’s basically like scrabble but with numbers. It’s suitable for 2-5 players and you each have to take it in turns to make …
Snow Queen & Birthday Girl Lottie Dolls Review & Giveaway
Giveaways
My daughter Caitlin has a few Lottie dolls already and she loves them, so she was pretty excited when she was asked if she would like to choose two more Lottie dolls to review. She picked Snow Queen and Birthday Girl Sophia, along with the blue velvet outfit.     About Lottie “Our vision, when we first created Lottie, was …
Timeline Game Review – #BoardGameClub
family activities
Me and my family love playing board games so I was quite excited when I was asked if I would like to be apart of the Board Game Club. Each month for the next 12 months, we will receive a different board game to play and try out. Our first game for July is Timeline : British History.   I …
Num Noms Series 3 Review
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If you are a regular reader of my blog you will know that my daughter Caitlin (7) is a big fan of Num Noms. She now has quite the collection. We even got to go to a Num Noms Event held at Bella Italia which was really fun. Series 3 of Num Noms was released last Boxing Day and soon …
Orchard Toys Little Bug Bingo Game Review + giveaway
Giveaways
I have always been a fan of Orchard Toys. They have some really great games for younger kids and we own quite a few of them. We have just been sent out Little Bug Bingo to play with. This is from their mini games range and is suitable for children aged 3-6 years. My youngest two kids are 6 and …
Our Trip to Cosmo Derby Review
day trips
My sister is always on about Cosmo in Derby. She has been loads of time with her partner and kids and also my mum. She has asked us to go with them a few times, but the days she always decides to go on are when my husband is at work or we have no spare money to go. So …
New Playmobil Ghostbusters Range Review
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Introducing the new Playmobil Ghostbusters range! Playmobil have just released their very first licensed product range and it’s none other than Ghostbusters! As Playmobil are a top manufacturer within preschool toys, it’s no surprise that this new range went down well with my kids. Playmobil as always been one of my kids top toys to play with (and mine) and the …
Magic Tracks with Motorised Car Review
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My youngest boy loves playing with his cars, so when we was sent this Magic Tracks set to review, I knew start away he would love it. I wasn’t wrong. As soon as he saw it he couldn’t wait to get started building his very own track. And the great thing about this track is that all pieces are flexible …
Jack N’ Jill Kids Toothpaste & Accessories Review
baby
Looking after your little ones teeth is one of the most important things for them. With all the sweets and sugary drinks that our kids often have these days it’s really important to make sure that they brush their teeth at least twice a day. My kids don’t like mint toothpaste, so I often buy them flavoured ones. Jack N’ …
Playmobil Pony Farm from the Country Range Review
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Me and the kids are loving being a Playmobil Playologist. We get to try out and play with all the different ranges and this time we got to try out The Pony Farm from the Country range. This set was really fun to play with and very easy to set up and I am really loving all the little extras …
The World’s Cutest Animal Colouring Book Review + Giveaway
Books
I love colouring books and so do all my kids. So when I saw this new kids colouring book from Lonely Planet Kids I thought that I just had to try it out. The World’s Cutest Animal Colouring Book is priced at £6.99 and has 22 different animals to colour in. On each left side page has an already coloured …