Tag: reviews

Schleich Horse Club Pintabian mare and stallion review

This week we’ve been playing with the¬†Schleich Horse Club Pintabian mare and stallion. Schleich is a brand that you may well be familiar with from your own childhood. I have memories of going into toy shops and seeing tall stands with rows of hard animal figures and to me as …

Camping it up in style: Top tips for camping this summer

For some, the word camping can bring to mind a lovely, wholesome family holiday.  For others, the mere mention of a tent can make them shudder to their very core. I’m afraid that I fall into the latter category; a combination of childhood memories and too-much-alcohol-not-enough-planning teenage festival experiences have …

Little Live Pets Lil’ Ladybug Garden playset review

This weekend, we’ve (more accurately my daughter) been playing with the Little Live Pets Lil’ Ladybug Garden which we were sent for review. Little Live Pets have a whole range of ‘realistic’ pet toys, from cats to birds, turtles to ladybirds. I’ve never known anyone to actually keep a ladybird (or …

Defuse or lose: Dynamite Dare game review

This week we were sent the game Dynamite Dare from Brainstorm to try out and review. Games are a great way to spend time as a family on the long, wet summer days we’ve been having recently. They’re a good activity to involve everyone, and I’ve been waiting a long …

Winedirect.com Wine Retailer of the Year awards

It will come as no surprise that I am partial to a nice chilled glass of wine of a weekend.  When it comes to buying wine, I generally pick up whatever is on offer when I do my big online shop (or about ten bottles when I’m in the actual …

Craft Time Mosaics: My Pretty Jewellery Box review

This week we were sent the Craft Time Mosaics ‘My Pretty Jewellery Box’ by toy company Brainstorm Limited to review. Now you’ll probably know I’m not exactly a huge fan of crafting. It’s messy and creates a lot of pointless stuff that I’m not allowed to throw away, but this …

A review of Lottie and Finn dolls

I first became aware of Lottie dolls when we wrote¬†this post. I liked her because she’s not a princess, but a normal little girl without jewellery, makeup or ridiculous proportions, but who you can still dress up and play with like any other doll. As a mother keen for my …

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