Toys

Ultimate Christmas gift guide

There seem to be hundreds of people living in our house this Christmas. There are of course only five, but the house feels very full and I feel as though I’m buying gifts from a whole host of different categories…
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Review: Zoomer Chimp from Spin Master

Your life isn’t fully complete until you have a pet chimp, right? Well luckily for you, Spinmaster have provided the solution to your chimp-sized hole in your life. We have tried out an assortment of robotic toys over the years…
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The Wicked Uncle gift challenge

The Challenge A couple of weeks ago, Wicked Uncle asked us if we knew of an adult without any young children of their own who would like to undertake a special kind of challenge. Auntie Hayley – my sister –…
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Training with Harry Kane

As exciting as that would sound to my football-mad children, the unfortunate reality is that they are unlikely to ever have the opportunity to train with actual Harry Kane. Especially since he’s busy playing in the Euros at the moment. What…
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Educational Play

Our favourite place to learn with the children is outdoors, but sometimes we just can’t venture out. I don’t like cold  or wet weather very much. The boys tend to play inside on days like that because I’m a bit soft! That doesn’t mean we…
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Kinetic Sand Build – Crash ’em Cars

One day after school last week, the boys came home to find a box from Kinetic Sand Build on the kitchen table. To their great delight, we had been sent Kinetic Sand Build Crash ’em Cars and they couldn’t wait to…
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Giveaway: Num Noms deluxe pack and more!

One of the latest playground trends is Num Noms; collectible scented characters with scented shell lids! Take a Num, the outer, soft, squishy, hollow characters, and nestle it on top of a Nom, the inner, hard-shelled characters that are either motorised…
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Review: Mr Frosty Crunchy Ice Maker

When I was a little girl, I had a Mr Frosty. My sister and I really, truly loved it. Not all of our friends had one but they certainly all wanted one! Now, the snowman and his trusty penguin sidekick are back…
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Baby Annabell Brother

With the arrival of our baby boy just a few weeks away, I have wondered how the boys are going to take to having a baby around the house. Since it’s not practical to borrow one to try out their…
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Giveaway: Style ‘N’ Swap with Mini Lalaloopsy

Mini Lalaloopsy has been around for a while now and is well established on the toy market, and now they have launched their new Mini Lalaloopsy Style ‘n Swap range for all those budding fashion designers out there! Included in…
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