Last Minute, not Thoughtless

Last minute Christmas shopping doesn’t have to mean thoughtless gifts. In fact, with Very.co.uk you can shop right up until 10pm on the 21st of December to get your delivery in time for Christmas. Everyone knows just how busy the lead up to Christmas can be and whether you tend to be super organised or leave all your shopping to the very last second, there always seems to be at least one gift you’ve forgotten to buy. That’s where Very {Read More}

Gift Guide for 4 to 8 year olds

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.* Mechanics Gravity Loops and Turns So this is at the higher end of the age range and younger children will certainly need some help setting this one up. However, once set up, this can provide hours of fun. If your little one loves looking at how things work, they will love seeing the mechanics of the Loops and {Read More}

Books 2 Doors Review

We were recently asked if we would like to review Books 2 Doors. We were delighted to pick a series of new books to indulge in over the half term. After having a look through the extensive collections available, we decided to give the Dog Man series a try. The books were easy to find and the website very easy to navigate. From start to finish the process was simple and quick; the books arrived within two days wee packaged {Read More}

Will there be awesome toys under your tree this Christmas?

  Top gifts for 9 year old girls With all the news surrounding the delays at some ports, people are being urged to buy their Christmas gifts early this year to ensure children don’t miss out on their must have toys. Whether you believe this or not, I thought I’d put a little post together for those of you who are trying to get ahead of the game. While I’m not trying to promote panic buying in the slightest! If {Read More}

How to make a lockdown birthday special

With another potential ‘lockdown birthday’ coming up for my son (his birthday is the end of March) we are looking at things that we can do to make this lockdown birthday special for him. Turning 6 is a big deal after all. Cake, gifts, friends and family are all up there on the party checklist. However, the thing Benjamin would love more than anything in the world is to see his friends. We just can’t get him this gift in {Read More}

Pixels t-shirts

*collaborative post* If you love your unique t-shirts Pixels have an eclectic mix of apparel from hundreds of thousands of independent artists and iconic brands with millions of designs to choose from. So there’s really no need to follow the crowds in high street sameness when you can find the t-shirt that’s just perfect for you. With 25 categories to choose from, you can narrow your search for the perfect tee for your personality to shine through (or not as {Read More}

Gifts for the Grown-ups

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.* Although we often don’t need anything at Christmas, it’s still nice to get presents and so here is a little inspiration if you’re finding it difficult to buy for someone this year. Kindle Oasis I have had several Kindles over the years and absolutely love my e-reader. I had stopped using my generation 2 a while ago in {Read More}

Swizzels Hampers: A Sweet Treat This Christmas

Stuck not knowing what to buy for someone this Christmas? Or are you just looking for a sweet treat to surprise someone with? Swizzels have some amazing retro sweet hampers to pick from and you can ensure that special someone gets a treat they really want this year (even if they didn’t know they wanted it). Reminiscent of childhood, this retro red and gold Swizzels hamper will look perfect under any Christmas tree and is jam packed with your favourite {Read More}

Christmas Gift Guide for 8-10 year olds

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.* Generation Dolls Top of my 8 year old’s list this year is everything My Generation. She seems to have rekindled her love of dolls and wants to be able to brush and braid their beautifully long hair. She has her eye specifically on a Phoebe doll with added accessories. We have a few Generation dolls, horses and the {Read More}

Christmas Gift Guide 4-8 year olds

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.* With Christmas fast approaching, I thought I’d bring you my Christmas gift inspiration for children aged 4-8 this year! Top of my 5 year old’s list this year is the High Pro 8 in 1 Folding Multi Games Table. We haven’t got this out properly or assembled yet as we wouldn’t be able to hide it again before {Read More}