Category Archives: Reviews

Treat Your Mum with a Jelly Surprise

Hartley’s Jelly have created a tasty and fun recipe that you can make with the kids or maybe with a bit of help they could make for mum as a treat on Sunday.

My lovely Hartley's Jelly Hamper
My lovely Hartley’s Jelly Hamper

They kindly sent me through a lovely box filled with some of the bits I woudl need to make up the pies as well as some of their latest latest products, the Fruit in Jelly pots and the new flavour in the 10cal Jelly pots, they also sent some lovely bits for L to make a card for me with.

Art supllies for L, blatan
Art supplies for L, blatantly I took the paint away from him

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Easy Chicken with JD Honey Barbecue Glaze

This is a super easy, really quick chicken recipe that you can serve with chips, mash and veg or just in a sarnie. In fact it’s so easy it barely counts as a recipe! All you need is small chicken fillets, a bottle of Jack Daniel’s Honey Barbecue Glaze and some cooking oil.

Jack Daniel's Honey Barbecue Glaze
Jack Daniel’s Honey Barbecue Glaze

In the morning before you pop off to work, or when you’ve got a spare few minutes pop the mini fillets in a zip lock bag, add a generous helping of the JD Honey Barbecue Glaze, seal, shake and pop in the fridge until you’re ready to cook it.  Continue reading Easy Chicken with JD Honey Barbecue Glaze

L’s Kiddyum Review

Please tell me I am not the only one who sometimes finds themselves standing at the fridge wondering how on earth you are going to prepare a meal with what you’ve got, one that’s quick, easy and will be enjoyed by your toddler. It’s not just me is it?

Kiddyum Range
Kiddyum Range

I wish I was the kind of mum who was organised enough to always have meals planned and live with a permanently stocked fridge, but I am not. So when Kiddyum got in touch to see if L would like to try some of their frozen ready meal range I was really excited.

All ready for L's dinner
All ready for L’s dinner

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Win a Beauty Hamper Worth £60 from Urtekram

Last time I ran a competition with Urtekram it was hugely popular and that is because everything they make is just spectacular.

If you haven’t heard of them before Urtekram is a Danish organic beauty specialist, and a gorgeous organic range of bath and body products made just for adults and children which is hypo-allergenic and incredibly gentle on young and older skin alike. Urtekram children’s and adults products are available from natural health food retailers nationwide, priced from £1.75, bargain.

Urtekram Rose Range
Urtekram Rose Range

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Articulate – Review and Competition

We might be a bit behind the times but we have only just found Articulate! from Drumond Park. Of course I had heard of it but we had never played it so I was very excited to get the chance to review it, I’m just as excited to have a copy to give away to one lucky reader.

Articulate
Articulate

The husband and I enjoy a good board game, we really do, it’s something a bit different to do of an evening. It means the TV and tech is put to one side for a bit, it means we converse, often laugh, sometimes bicker and generally have fun. Continue reading Articulate – Review and Competition

Oscar Millennium – Review and Competition

Husb has recently been wearing a rather stylish T-Shirt from Oscar Millennium. One I picked out for him to get a bit more colour and style into his wardrobe.

Don’t get me wrong, it’s not like he is always wearing awful clothes, but he like me, never treats himself to the things he really wants and left to his own devices would own nothing outside of the grey scale! So it’s been a pleasure to get to review one of the new range from Oscar Millennium.  Continue reading Oscar Millennium – Review and Competition

Surprise Box Club Review

I love a good subscription box, they are one of may favourite things. A box full of surprises through your door, what’s not to love? I also love crafting, I enjoy little projects that I can make quickly as I don’t have much time for my own crafting nowadays. Surprise Box Club has combined these two things so I was very excited to get to review a box.

My Earrings
My Earrings

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Exploring Imagination with LEGO

When I was a child I loved my LEGO. It was the prized toy. With so many possibilities and it has certainly notched up a gear since I last played with it.  When LEGO asked if we wanted to review some of their newest kits I of course leapt at the chance.

L's new LEGO
L’s new LEGO

First I shall share with you one of the most tragic moments of my young life.

I was given the LEGO Pirate Ship for Christmas one year. It was amazing, huge, with rigging delicate rigging, cannons that fired little LEGO cannonballs, it even had a parrot. It was the best.

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James’s First Review

I often chat about my lovely cat James, he has been my baby for longer than my actual baby, my centre of fluffy calm when I was in a bad place and my comfort whenever I have been sick.

Mr Jame's
Mr Jame’s

So why oh why have I not featured him on the blog? He wanted to get the chance to review something, to be the star of the show, to get all the pictures.

So when PetShop.co.uk said they were in need of some feline taste testers it seemed only fair to let Mr James in on the action and he was only too willing to participate.

Our goodies from PetShop.co.uk
Our goodies from PetShop.co.uk

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Colouring to Keep my Toddler Happy

It doesn’t matter how hard I try, sometimes I have to work whilst the little one occupies himself.

The main problem with this is that as soon as I am doing something, he decides that is way more exciting than whatever was holding his attention up until that point, so I have had had to become the master of quick and easy activities that he actually loves.

Helping Mummy Work
Helping Mummy Work

These happen to be few and far between though. In fact there is only one that is guaranteed to work. Continue reading Colouring to Keep my Toddler Happy