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Crazy Claw from Drumond Park

We have been playing with Crazy Claw from Drumond Park recently, so I thought I would give you our verdict. Mine and L’s differ slightly on this one.

I’m going to start by pointing out this game is aimed at ages 5 and up. L is only 3. So I was always completely aware there may be parts of the gameplay he didn’t quite get and that maybe he wouldn’t be able to do it all.

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I got one!!

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The Hen Party

How time flies. This time two weeks ago I was getting ready for my sisters hen party and in another two weeks she will be getting married. It has come round in the blink of an eye.

Thanks to the hard work of a lot of people the hen party was brilliant and as I never do this kind of thing I thought I would tell you all about it.

Hen Party Time
Hen Party Time

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Fearne Fairy and the Landing Lesson – Book Review

L and I love the Whimsy Wood books by Sarah Hill. Simple stories about Pixies and Fairies and most of all nature.

Fearne Fairy and the Chocolate Caterpillar is no exception. It is brilliant. The perfect length bedtime book. Lots of amazing illustrations.

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Party Time

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Thinking about something to buy for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. I’ve got some ideas for you that might help inspire you.

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A Personalised Print from Hello Moon

How about a personalised print from Hello Moon? They have a number of beautiful options for couples or if you want to include the whole family, because Valentine’s Day is about all kinds of love in my books, you could get an amazing Wellington Boot Poster for families of three or four. I fell in love with this option so much I got one for myself!!

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The Spectrum Noir Colorista Range

Just before Christmas I was contacted by the wonderful people at Crafter’s Companion, a leading papercraft company who create and sell some amazing products that get us crafty types all excited. They wanted to know if I would like to review the recently launched Colorista Range from Spectrum Noir.

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My delivery

I love colouring in, it’s something that is quite easy to fit in around everything else and something I can even do with L. I can set him up with his own colouring book and crayons whilst I enjoy my own. So of course I said yes. Continue reading The Spectrum Noir Colorista Range

Win a Mini Interactive Book from Zappar

Don’t be put off the small size of The Adventure Suit. It is the biggest amount of fun you can find it such a small space.

The Adventure Suit is the first mini interactive book from augmented reality company Zappar. It’s a great way to combine reading with technology and game play. It could help get kids more excited about reading or just provide a new way to play.

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L Battling Dragons

However, you choose to use it you won’t be disappointed. You really, really won’t. Continue reading Win a Mini Interactive Book from Zappar

This plus That Equals…. My Birthday

This plus that equals…. my birthday

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. It was my birthday on Friday, not a big birthday, nothing important. Certainly never something I’d usually write about but this year I had a lot of fun, real fun. So I want to thank everyone.  Continue reading This plus That Equals…. My Birthday

Our December JCB Kids Delivery

It is fair to say that being a JCB Kids Brand Ambassador has made L’s year, a ready supply of digger and tractor themed goodies delivered to his door to test out has been no hardship for him.

This month the delivery couldn’t have been better timed, it was waiting for us the day we got home from Bluestone. We had just had a lovely break but L had been really unwell on the last day and we had just driven home, in one day, so L had been in the car all day. Tired, bored and poorly it wasn’t a pretty combination, so seeing a lovely JCB parcel when we got in really changed our evening He perked up straight away, playing happily whilst we unloaded and got ourselves a bit organised.

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What’s in here?

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Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Need

So you know I love buying Christmas gifts for people, sometimes in can be tough to find the right thing though.

As I mentioned earlier, I love the idea of giving something that someone wants, something they need and then a little something to eat or drink. It keeps the gift giving under control and means the recipient gets a lovely mix of things.

I’ve already covered, eat and drink ideas for you, and compiled a gorgeous list of little luxuries people will really want, today is my final gift guide all about things people need. Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Need

Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Want

So you know I love buying Christmas gifts for people, sometimes in can be tough to find the right thing though.

As I mentioned earlier, I love the idea of giving something that someone wants, something they need and then a little something to eat or drink. It keeps the gift giving under control and means the recipient gets a lovely mix of things.

I’ve already covered, eat and drink ideas for you, today is all about things people want. Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Want