Category: News & reviews

University Games: Staccups family board game review

Staccups by University Games is a fast paced family game of skill. I played Staccups at Blog On with the wonderful Me, Annie Bee. It is the kind of game that gets very competitive very quickly, and if we had been feeling slightly less delicate from the night before it …

Ravensburger PJ Masks Night Sight board game review

As a family of board game lovers we are rapidly expanding our collection, and the latest addition is the PJ Masks Night Sight game from Ravensburger. Aimed at children aged 3 and over, at its core the PJ Masks Night Sight game is a fairly simple memory game, however it …

Geomag Magicube magnetic animal blocks preschool toy review

This week we’ve been playing with the Geomag Magicube Polar Animals and Safari Park magnetic blocks. My poor second born doesn’t often get new things to review, being two years old and not quite ready for the more exciting toys which his older sister often gets to play with. So …

Finding the perfect house; harder than finding true love?

I know I keep wanging on about this, but we are currently mid (actually, about three quarters of the way through) our extension.  The house is in complete upheaval. As I type this, the side windows and the kitchen doors are being removed creating temporary death traps for the children …

Eight reasons to get a garden office

We had our garden office, affectionately known as the shed, built in December last year. Since then it has come in really handy. I’d go as far as saying we wouldn’t have been able to cope without it. That sounds pretty dramatic, but my husband’s work closed their London office and …

Planning the perfect Disney princess party #DisneyParty

The idea of arranging and hosting a children’s birthday party strikes fear into my heart.  So far, I’ve got away with it; I’ve never held a birthday party for either of my children. I know, I am an awful parent. However I maintain that at least until the age of …