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
Giveaways
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 …
Match A Track Game Review + Giveaway
Giveaways
Match A Track is a new game soon to be released (March 6th 2017) from Laurence King Publishing and me and the kids had the chance to have a play with it before it official comes out to buy. The game is a card game and the idea is that you have to match an animal track card to the correct …
Word Has it! & Yeti in my Spaghetti Games Review
family activities
  We love playing board games in our house and often have family game nights. The latest games we got to try out are both from University Games and they are Yeti in my Spaghetti and Word Has It! Yeti in my Spaghetti is basically a newer version of Kerplunk. Remember that game? I had it as a kid and …
Having Fun this Half Term with Baker Ross Spring Crafts
kids crafts
You might have read my post that I wrote a few days ago about what the kids will be doing over this half term. One of the things was making our Baker Ross Spring Crafts that we received. We had 6 different craft packs to try out. these were : Creative Colouring flower Wreaths  – £2.50 for a pack of 6 …
Win The Guardians of Oz on DVD
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The Guardians of Oz Take a magical journey back to Oz as brand new animated film THE GUARDIANS OF OZ is released to own on DVD and Download this February. Revisiting all our favourite characters – including the Lion, the Scarecrow and of course the Tin Man – this colourful new adventure is told through the eyes of one of …
What the Kids will be Watching this Half Term
Things for the Kids
Most parents look forward to the half term holidays, spending time with their kids and going out places. But me, I hate it. Ok, hate is a strong word, but after a day I am ready for them to go back to school. We will properly spend a few hours down at the park then back home for a few …
Wilf Kids Book Subscription + Giveaway
Books
Wilf Kids Books Last November I received a Wilf Kids book subscription box for my youngest, Aaron (6). WILF stands for What I’m Looking For and was set up by Callum and Amelia to bring kids books they will love to read. The price of a 1 month subscription is £19.95, with discount if you sign up to a 3 …
Num Noms Series 3 is in Shops Today! #UnBoxingDay
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Yep! That’s right. Today (Boxing Day) sees the release of the brand new series 3 of Num Noms. And there are some really great new characters and even some Light Up Num Noms! See us unboxing the new Num Nums and seeing the new characters in the video below :     We are loving the new series 3 Num …
The Electric Jukebox Review
family activities
At Christmas time I love to get together with the family and have a few festive drinks and have a little boogie and sing-song in my living room. And when New year’s eve arrives we always make a big buffet, play loads of board games and put the music on really load and have a little sing. This year I …