Ticket To Ride : Europe Game Review #BoardGameClub
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For our next game sent to us as part of being a Blogger Board Game Club member, we got to play with Ticket to Ride Europe. I expect that this is similar to the original Ticket to Ride except that this one is based on European cities. The aim of this game is to claim as many routes connecting two …
The New LOL Surprise Confetti Pop!
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  My daughter Caitlin is a big fan of the LOL Surprise toys, which is not surprising really at they was the number one best-selling toy of 2017. Today, (14th February) is the day the brand new LOL Surprise series 3 hits the shop. And this one has 9 layers, instead of the usual 7 layers to unwrap. The Confetti …
Num Noms Inspired Pancakes #NumNomsPancakeDay
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One of our favourite days of the year is Pancake Day and me and the kids always have pancakes for tea. The husband doesn’t, as he doesn’t like them, so he’ll just have a cheese toastie or something. This year we have been sent some Num Noms and been asked to take the Num Noms Pancake Challenge. Along with the …
LOL Surprise Pet Review
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A few days before Christmas my daughter, Caitlin, received a lovely surprise. The surprise was a LOL Surprise Pet to unbox. She loves watching all the toy unboxing videos on YouTube and loves to make them herself. She already has a LOL Surprise and a LOL Surprise Lil Sister but this one is her first pet. Watch the video below. …
Disney’s Guess The Film Game Review + Giveaway
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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
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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 …
Meet Boris the Fingerling – The New Cute Monkey Toy
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Fingerlings are little baby monkeys that you can look after and are set to be a trending Christmas toy this year. We received the blue one called Boris to play with. Aaron (6) just loves things like this and he has fallen in love with Boris. Aaron love to cuddle Boris and rock him to sleep. He keeps him hung …
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 …
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 …
Snow Queen & Birthday Girl Lottie Dolls Review & Giveaway
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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 …
Lego Elves Set Review & Giveaway
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Me and my kids are big fans of Lego. I used to love playing with it when I was younger but I didn’t have much of my own, so I used to love playing with my friends sets. I have bought my kids a lot of different sets from the basic blocks starter set to some really great Pirates of …
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
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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 …
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 areĀ 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 …
LOL Surprise Doll Review + Giveaway
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LOL Surprise dolls come in a ball that has 7 layers and you have to unwrap each layer to get a surprise. In the first layer there is secret message, then the second layer is some cute collectable stickers, third layer is a water bottle, next is some shoes, then the outfit, then comes the accessories and layer 7 is …
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 …
Word Has it! & Yeti in my Spaghetti Games Review
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  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 …
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 …
Making Christmas Memories with ELC #ComeandPlay
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Christmas is my favourite time of the year. I just love spending time with my family and the looks on the kids faces on Christmas morning when they open up their presents. Christmas was always a magical time for me and my sister growing up. We used to love making our own Christmas cards to give to family and making …
Family Night Playing Board Games
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Our family love playing board games. We normally have a family day once a month where we will all play games, have a takeaway and watch a movie. Christmas is when we play more board games than ever. We make a big buffet on boxing day and just spend the day together having fun and playing board games. We also …
Our Review of the Kids Parcel
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My youngest two kids where really excited when a parcel arrived address to them both. They couldn’t wait to see what was inside the Kids Parcel, but I made them wait till after tea and Caitlin had to have a bath as she got spaghetti all in her hair. Aaron had to wait very patiently while Caitlin was in the …
Num Noms Series 2 Freezie Pack
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My daughter Caitlin love Num Noms and now has quite the collection. We even got invited to a Num Nom event that was held at Bella Italia back in August. The Num Noms are now in to their second series and this time we got to sample the Freezie Pops Family. This pack contains 5 Num Freezie pops and 2 …