Tag Archives: toys

My Sunday Photo – 03/05/2015

We’ve had a pretty normal week this week. Nothing out of the ordinary except a play date for P1. This weekend, P1 and P2 have been with their Grandparents for their usual monthly sleepover and so we’ve been left with just P3. Previous months we have shipped P3 to my MiL for some child free time to have a meal …

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Educational Toys at George Asda

Without being an expert I have grown to know that children learn best through play. This is what I have learnt over my six years of parenting and so when I was asked to review George at Asda’s educational toy range I was thrilled. We used to live right next door to an Asda but the toy section was pretty …

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#BeSuper for Superhero Day with Barbie

 Today is National Superhero Day, a day to celebrate the heroes and heroines but the thing is, there aren’t many well known heroines! When I think of a lady superhero my first thoughts are Cat Woman but I don’t actually know much about her. We were asked to host a Princess Power Party. I don’t think in a million years …

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Attending BritMums Live with Fisher-Price

I have already briefly announced my BritMums Live sponsor for 2015 but now I want to delve a little deeper and share to you more. Fisher-Price are kindly allowing me to attend BritMums Live to represent them as a blogger. I was quite thrilled when I received the go ahead last year. Fisher-Price has worked closely with me for nearly …

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Wicked Uncle Toy Shop Review

I know I love presents. Hubby isn’t going to deny the fact he loves presents too. My children are quite partial to presents too. Heck, I’ll stretch to saying everybody loves presents. But one thing I hate doing is buying them, especially for people outside my household and males too. Wicked Uncle was created for people like me needing new, …

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AmiGami Craft Party

To make P1s Easter Holiday that little bit more special we were sent some pretty amazing AmiGami sets so that she could host her own craft party with up to 10 of her friends. I was really excited to see her reaction as she’s been practically begging us for her own set for ages thanks to the TV adverts. AmiGami were …

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Toys R Us Toyologist – Barbie Malibu House Review

We were invited to join the Toys R Us team of Official Toyologists and the girls were given the task of testing out the Barbie Malibu House. It arrived whilst P1 was at school and the box was absolutely huge! P2 was really excited when we opened the box and was grabbing bits here and there. It wasn’t the easiest …

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Fisher-Price Butterfly Dreams 3-in-1 Projection Cot Mobile Review

Regular readers will know that I’m being sponsored by Fisher-Price this year for BritMums Live, which of course I’m super excited about. But I haven’t actually reviewed since being a Fisher-Price Mum last year but I have this to share now. The Fisher-Price Butterfly Dreams 3-in-1 Projection Mobile is beautiful. On the face of things, it just looks like a …

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10 Ways to Entertain Kids on a Road Trip

P1 has always been really good on car journeys, she’d fall asleep pretty instantly or she sits quietly listening to the radio and singing. However, P2 is growing completely differently and I miss the easy journeys we used to have. P2 gets very agitated and bored being in the car for a long amount of time. Party Bags & Supplies …

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“I absolutely hate going to soft play with my girls”

It occurred to me today that I absolutely hate going to soft play with my girls. I’ve always thought of soft play as being a place that you can sort of relax and know that your children won’t hurt themselves too much thanks to the soft play equipment. When P2 was born, I went to our local soft play once …

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Win Over £100 Worth of Prizes to Celebrate Our 2nd Blog Birthday

2014 is over! Gone. It seems to have really flown by. I’m not even going to reflect on my goals this year as we’ve had a pretty bad year for our personal life and I’m quite relieved that it’s over. We have had a few wonderful moments and in some senses 2014 was one of our best years. We welcomed …

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“She revealed to us that she already knew what she was getting”

On Thursday we made the brave decision of taking a trip to Toys R Us. Exactly a week before Christmas I expected the place to be crammed with people and low on stock. I was wrong. Ok, granted it was busy but we were able to wander around at our leisure with P2 running about like an excited mess and P3 in …

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Our Play Date with Dr Miriam Stoppard & Galt Toys

I’m familiar with Dr Miriam Stoppard’s parenting books so we jumped at accepting the invitation to attend an interactive play class with herself and Galt Toys at The Kids Stuff Toys in Ashford. I decided to take the train with P2 and P3 to give hubby a break and he kindly offered to drop us to the station before dropping …

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Christmas Gift Guide for Girls 2014

Christmas this year seems to have suddenly slapped us in the face. Thankfully we’ve finished shopping and wrapping for the girls but I have put together a little gift guide for girls aged 4+ seeing as I have three princesses. Hobbycraft Felt Owl Sewing Kit Girls, and boys, are crafty and I don’t think you can go wrong with craft …

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“Christmas is all wrapped up”

Last year P1 was very ungrateful for her birthday and Christmas presents. We’d forked out a lot of money to get her a Schleich farm house and various accessories – anyone who knows what I’m talking about will know that a tiny animal costs around £4. At 5 years old, children just don’t understand value. This year we vowed to …

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