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}

Christmas Gift Guide for 5-9 Year Olds

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. All gifted items will be marked with an asterisk * Starting the magic early Christmas Eve Box’s are a lovely little tradition that we’ve started. The children (and adults) get so excited about Christmas that we wanted to extend it a little more. By giving the children their own little Christmas Eve box, you start the magic the evening {Read More}

Use Your Budgeting Smarts this Christmas

If your New Year is typically darkened with debt and regrets, then you need to do something about it before Christmas, not after! You don’t have to just spend and spend because everyone else is doing it! It’s time to create – and adhere to – a sensible Christmas budget. Work out how much you have to spend This includes everything – the balances on loyalty cards, vouchers that you haven’t used, stamp schemes and your actual salary and savings. {Read More}

We took the Wicked Uncle Challenge and the results are in!

We wanted to put the Wicked Uncle Challenge to the test and were lucky enough to be sent a £40 voucher to give to the children’s very own wicked uncle to see whether he could beat the challenge. The whole idea behind Wicked Uncle is that it’s a site designed to help those without children to buy really awesome gifts for children regardless of their age or gender. Buying gifts for small people can be an absolute mine field and {Read More}

Christmas Ideas for the whole family

Christmas is a fantastic time of year, especially for all those little people in our lives. I’m sure you have some fantastic ideas for presents on your own but just in case you get a little stuck, I’ve created a gift guide for you to peek at! Starting with her: Gorgeous pyjamas to snuggle in. Who could resist these earrings? To make her feel really special, purfume. A gorgeous little number for the party season. The perfect way to relax {Read More}

Wicked Uncle Online Toy Shop

With so many of our friends’ little ones birthday’s coming up (as well as my own daughter’s), I wanted to try and find some inspiration from somewhere to get some fab presents from, so when we had the opportunity to review Wicked Uncle (online present buying experience), I was extremely excited. Their website is really easy to navigate, even off of a smart phone and I was easily able to select the relevant section to help me narrow down my search. Wicked Uncle is {Read More}

15 Must Have Baby Christmas Gifts

So, what does a baby really want for Christmas? Well, apart from the wrapping paper and boxes! Here are 15 must have items for any baby this Christmas: 1. Sophie Giraffe teether 2. Baby grows (the next size up) 3. Stacking cups (babies find these hilarious) 4. Sleeping pods/bags 5. Nightlight and melodies 6. Bath toys 7. Skwish 8. Books 9. Baby Bjorn/carrier 10. Jumperoo 11. Baby clothes 12. Rattles 13. Finger puppets (to help bring stories to life) 14. Rocking horse 15. Bubbles If you’re looking to get something that will help the parents {Read More}