Trains, trains, trains

For the past few weeks, Benjamin has been totally mad for trains. We had a small wooden train set from when Isabella was younger, but Benjamin’s been desperate to get more track and trains so we have actually got more for his birthday in a few weeks’ time. Hape have kindly sent us three new trains for kids to try out too. We have the Solar Powered train, Hand Crank Powered train and the Remote Controlled train. Using the Sun The {Read More}

Adding a little luxury to everyday with leather handbags

Sometimes you need a little luxury in everyday life. Life can be full of everyday chores and never ending to-do-lists and sometimes the monotony of the everyday can get to you. Which is why I think bringing a little luxury in to your everyday can help and on my list are leather handbags and scarfs. Now you’re probably wondering what on earth I’m harping on about but having beautiful leather handbags or silkt scarfs, a briefcase or bag, can really {Read More}

Wicked Uncle – the perfect preset

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s still not too late to find the perfect gift for the hard to buy for children in your life. If you need some inspiration from somewhere to get some fab presents from, have a look at Wicked Uncle (online present buying experience), and get gift ideas for set ages and genders! It takes all the hard work out of the process and just leaves the fun! Wicked Uncle’s website is brilliantly easy to {Read More}

Herodrive DC Collection : Review

Benjamin has been hard at work reviewing the Herodrive collection in time for Christmas season. As a huge DC fan, he’s had a lot of fun with these amazing vehicles from Funrise. Each vehicle is equipped with its own unique feature and combines all their favourite DC characters. To make sure there’s something for everyone, you can choose from the Herodrive Bat Racer, Herodrive Signal Squad or the Herodrive Mash Machines. Herodrive Bat Racer Benjamin has loved them all but {Read More}

Original Gift Ideas This Christmas

*Collaborative Post* Christmas is coming and it’s time to cosy up with loved ones and enjoy some festive cheer. While some of us have already done our shopping, there are still plenty of us who are still trying to work out what to buy for everyone this year. If you’ve run out of ideas for things to get the people in your life who have everything, here are some original ideas to show you care. Get Crafty If you have {Read More}

Wizard Training Wand Jakks Toys : Review

With the release of Fantastic Beasts 2 this Friday 16th November, Jakks Toys have kindly gifted me the children with their very own Wizard Training Wand and we’ve spent the past couple of days testing them out and casting a few spells (sadly I haven’t mastered the spell that tidies the house yet, but I’m hopeful!). So what’s in the box? You will receive one of four different Wizard Training Wands alongside some instructions and more importantly the spell casting {Read More}

Gifts for Him, For Her and Gadget Lovers

Buying for adults at Christmas can be really hard. Most of the time we don’t need much and what we do need, we buy as and when we need to. This is particularly true of my husband who usually gets banned from buying anything from late October for this very reason. But to try and give you a little inspiration for those hard to buy for people in your life, I’ve put this little guide together. For Him The Summerton {Read More}

Christmas Gift Guide for 5 – 9 year olds

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughs and opinions are my own. All gifted items will be marked with an asterisk * With most children I know at this age, they are still very much into creative toys as well as toys which they can use their imagination to explore. So here are a few of our top buys this Christmas. Creative The Style 4 Ever DIY Unicorn * will be {Read More}

Christmas Gift Guide for pre-school kids

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughs and opinions are my own. All gifted items will be marked with an asterisk * If you’re starting to get gift inspiration for the small people in your life, we have a few brilliant gift ideas which might help you make up your mind. At this age, children love to get hands on materials. They love being able to feel different textures and {Read More}

FabLab Bath Bomb Kit : Review

FabLab Bath Bombs is a fantastic little set for creative kids. If you children love making potions and crafts, the FabLab Bath Bomb kit will certainly be a big hit. In this set, you get just enough ingredients to make up to 8 small bath bombs. They are relatively simple to make by following the activity guide and you can try and get creative by mixing the colours together to make duel coloured bath bombs. What’s included 1 Pot of {Read More}