Tag: reviews

Let’s play dress up! With Pretend To Bee

My daughter’s preschool did not require them to dress up for World Book Day.  I asked, and they said ‘you have way too much on your plate already’, which is kind of nice really. I do have a lot on my metaphorical plate. Not my real one because the kids …

Pulp Wine: A subscription box I can really get behind

It finally happened. I have been sent the ultimate product to review: Wine.  You might be aware that I’m a fan of wine. A wine enthusiast, if you will. If you hadn’t realised this then I can only assume that this is your first visit to this blog. Perhaps you’ve …

Dolmio #ThankGoodness challenge: Three easy peasy family recipes

An email popped into my inbox asking whether I’d be interested in taking part in the Dolmio #ThankGoodness Challenge.  I have written before (extensively) about how getting toddlers to eat vegetables is an exercise in futility. If something happens to show a passing resemblance to a vegetable… Well then. Off …

We review the Spin Master Kinetic Rock Crusher Kit

Once upon a time, I was bought some Kinetic Sand, and I let the children play with it, inside, unsupervised. It’s fairly accurate to say I regretted this; it’s definitely more of an outside activity and not one to be undertaken by small children without adequate supervision. I know this now. …

The perfect Mother’s Day gift with Bella and Bow review

Let’s be honest, when your kids are small, you don’t really expect much for Mother’s Day.  It’s essentially a test for your husband or partner, to see if he can remember, and manage to do crafting on the sly. Last year, I got a lovely card with missing chocolate and a …

Under 1 Roof: First birthday party

This weekend, we were invited along to the first birthday celebrations of Under 1 Roof. Situated in South East London, Under 1 Roof calls itself an ‘urban oasis for kids’; in practical terms it’s a a huge warehouse housing various child-friendly activities including soft play, a sensory room, a craft station …

The £2 challenge with Zamcog and Voucherbox

Could you feed your family for a day for £2 a head? My initial thought was that, no, there is no way I could do that. To feed everyone for £8 a day, even thought two are not quite full sized yet, sounded impossible. These kids eat a lot, but they are …

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