Category: News & reviews

Tickle Me Elmo review

If you are a child of the late 80s then the original Tickle Me Elmo craze will probably be something you recall from your own childhood. Embarrassingly, being born in the earlier part of the decade I could have sworn that it was earlier than 1996, because I wanted one. …

James and the Birthday Balloon: Book review + WIN

James and the Birthday Balloon is the second children’s book by Amazon best-selling author Nicola J Rowley. Last week I was invited to the launch event for James and the Birthday Balloon, which took place at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital and had in attendance none other than Kip and …

A sneaky peek at my new bedroom

This will either be of interest to you…or not at all. Sorry to those that don’t give a monkeys, but this is big news to us. Finally our room is ‘done’ enough to move into! It’s not done, done… The fitted wardrobes are being built in the last week of …

Tesco Wine by the Case: A review

You’ve probably shopped with Tesco, but you may not know that they also sell wine by the case. Tesco Wine by the Case deliver wine to your door in cases of six bottles. Wine delivery is far easier than trying to carry it all at the supermarket with a small person …

Paddington 2 review (I think I’ve got something in my eye)

Paddington 2 is out in cinemas this weekend (10th November), and we were lucky to be invited along to a special preview screening in London. Here, without futher ado, is our Paddington 2 review! We arrived into London and found the Soho Hotel where the event was being held. There …

What would I do if I won the lottery?

After much talk about it, our extension is finished; hallelujah! Kind of. The builders are gone; we have our house back, however it isn’t quite there, yet. Yes, it’s watertight, the building is all in place. We can live in it but there is a LOT of decorating and furniture buying …

My first Scalextric – A review + WIN

A Scalextric is basically a rite of passage for children. If you didn’t have one as a kid, you wanted one, or knew someone that had one. I thought we had a while to go until it would be a feature in our lives, but Hornby’s My First Scalextric is …

VTech 5in1 Stroll & Grow Trike review

A little while ago, we went to London to take part in the VTech Tour de Trike. The event was put on for bloggers to learn about the VTech 5 in 1 Trike. It was an…erm… interesting experience, largely owing to the journey home, and I wrote about it on …

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