Gift guides

At special time through out the year I like to share with you gift guides. These are a collection of gifts that I think would be perfect for a certain occasion like Christmas,Valentines day and Birthdays. Hopefully I can take some of the stress of finding a present away from you.

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    Christmas Eve boxes made by The Enchanted Wood Company

    I’m actually really excited about this Christmas. Mainly because it’s the first year I feel Ava actually understands what happens. She talks very often about the things she would like to ask Santa for. Also that she’s not going to cry when she she’s Santa this year ! Yer I bet lets see hey when we go and see him what she does. A few years ago I wrote a post about Christmas traditions which included a wide range of traditions that families do. One that came up a lot was Christmas Eve boxes. These have really grown in popularity over the last few years. I’m seeing more and more…

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    Adults Christmas gift guide

    We have been sent the below products for inclusion in this gift guide. All opinions are my own. Year upon year I’m finding it harder to buy gifts for the adults in my life. Mainly because they are in a position to buy themselves the things they want. So I like to find them things that maybe they haven’t used before or things that would be a bit more of a treat for them. So take a look below at some of the bits I think would make a perfect gift. Self care gifts As parents finding time to look after yourself can be hard . This is why for…

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    The Rose and Crown Wolverhampton : review

    You may have seen a few months we reviewed the Merry Hill pub and grill which is part of the Sizzling pubs chain . We were very kindly asked if we would like to review another of their pubs . This time we went to the Rose and Crown on the Penn road in Wolverhampton.  Sizzling pubs serve what I would call typical pub grub. Feel good meals that fill your tummy without a huge price tag. The food though is still of a good standard and tastes yummy.  There are a variety of deals going on through the week . One of them being kids eat for £1 with…

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    BABY born surprise eggs by Zapf creations : review

    I don’t know about your kids but Ava is obsessed with anything that comes in a blind bag and that’s miniature. She goes crazy for them . I was recently contacted by Zapf creations to see if we would like to review their BABY born surprise. These are a new collectable dolls that come wrapped like a blind bag . When I showed the picture to Ava she was so excited to see what they were like. The dolls come in a plastic like egg inside the egg is the doll and some accessories and a blanket and which keeps them covered . To make it more fun so the…

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    Eye cream complex and lip treatment balm from Nakin : review

    Nakin is a brand I really trust a brand that I have previously been gifted items of but then have gone on to buy them again and again because I love them so much. I have very kindly been sent their eye cream complex and lip treatment balm to try and I have been using them for the last few weeks. I wanted to let you know how I have been getting on with them and if they do what they say they will. Lip treatment balm I’m not normally one to put on lip balm. I don’t really know why as I do actually get dry cracked lips often.…

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    Quadrilla marble run construction : music motion from Hape review

    I remember so fondly as a child making marble runs . I don’t know what it is about it but it’s so satisfying. So when the lovely people over at Hape asked if I would like to try their Quadrilla Marble run construction music motion I was really excited to relive my childhood. What’s in the box 77 different pieces from tracks to wooden blocks that the marbles fall through onto the chimes. 22 marbles . So plenty just incase some go missing Construction of the music motion from Hape I will start by saying do not do this with a toddler around . You will get to the second…

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    So Bomb DIY vanity case – review And giveaway

    We were sent the So Bomb DIY vanity case for free in return for an honest review. All opinons are my own. You may have seen that recently we reviewed the So Slime colour changing slime. We are back with you today with another product from this family which is the So Bomb DIY vanity case. What’s in the So Bomb DIY vanity case In the case you will get 5 different fragerence colours 5 packs of bicarbonate of soda 3 plastic moulds 1 pack of sprinkles 3 adorable figurines to hide in your bath bomb 1 pipette A set of stickers to decorate your case What to do You…

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    Baby to love my first learning cubes- Review

    We were sent the my first learning cubes from baby to love for free. In return for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Both my kids love building blocks. It’s the first toy out the toy box in the morning and it’s something they will actually play nicely with together. The my first learning cubes from baby to love come in a pack of 12. They are not your usual vibrant in your face colours. They are beautiful pastel colours. Which I really love. These are not just your normal building cubes. They have different textures on them,shapes,numbers and animals. Which I think are just so cute they…

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    A different way to advertise your brand- USB makers – Review

    We were sent some branded USB’s from the USB makers for free in return for this post. All opinions are my own. Getting your brand or business out there is hard . Advertising can be an expensive game and in my day job of nursery marketing manager . I have had first hand experience with how the smallest of advertising ideas can end up costing a lot of money. Money that a lot of small companies don’t have spare to spend . Recently USB makers got in contact with me and was shared with me the different ways they can add your logo to a variety of different USB’s .…

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    So Slime DIY colour change slime shakers: Review

    We were sent the So Slime DIY colour change slime shakers for free in return for an honest review. All opinions are my own Slime is just one of those things that kids love. They love to get all messy and cover everything in sight with slime. A while ago now we reviewed the So slime DIY case which Ava absolutely loved. This time we have very kindly been sent the colour changing Slime. Which Ava was over the moon about especially as it has little unicorn toys inside. Just like the other Slime Kits from So slime. This slime is really easy to make and takes around 5 minutes…

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    The Merry Hill pub and grill Wolverhampton: review

    We were very kindly gifted a family meal for free at the Merry Hill pub and grill in Wolverhampton. In return for an honest review . All opinions are my own. On entering the pub I will say I was a little concerned with how our experience was going to be. As many of the windows to the main door and enternace area had been smashed. It didn’t fill me with confidence that this was a pub that I would want to take my family to. However we did go in as we thought we would give the pub the benefit of the doubt. As this may of been something…

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    Philip Kingsley making everyday a good hair day

    We were sent the Philip Kingsley products shown below for free in return for an honest review. However all opinions are my own. Since having children my hair has changed so much. Being pregnant my hair becomes so thick and full of life. Then my babies are born and it all falls out leaving my hair thin and lifeless. It causes me anxiety as my hair just sticks to my head and I find it hard to do anything with it. So when the people over at Philip Kingsley Contacted me to see if I would like to try some of their products. I was intrigued to see if they…

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    Teether baby boutique brother and sister hoodies : review

    We were recently sent two hoodies from Teether baby boutique in return for an honest review. Also to host a giveway.All opinions are my own I was recently contacted by the lovely people over at Teether baby Boutique. Who are an online uk based baby boutique. They have some really lovely pieces for all occasions and at fantastic prices. Although they are called baby boutique they actually do items for older children and adults too. They asked me to look over their website and pick an item for each of my children. Having a flick though their website . I saw they did a really cute tshirt that that said…

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    Hape wooden toys solar power circuit train set : review

    We were sent the Solar powered train and circuit train set from Hape for free .In return for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Hape wooden toys are one of my favourite brands for children’s toys. Mainly because they go above and beyond .To ensure that their products and the production of their products are environmentally friendly . I am a lover of wooden toys they look so much nicer especially Hape wooden toys . They last longer and most importantly are better for the environment. Hape wooden toys are some of the nicest wooden toys we have had. We were recently send the solar powered train and…

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    Mother’s day gift guide

    We were sent the items shown below for free in return for a feature in this gift guide. Mother’s day is a day to celebrate Moms and all the things they do for us. Whether it’s your first mothers day of 50th mothers day you should be made to feel special. Here are a few gift ideas that would be perfect for all types of mothers. From gifts for moms to be to gifts for the environment conscious moms. Soda stream A SodaStream is the perfect gift for a mom that like a little fizz through the day but doesnt want it to be full of sugar or caffeine. I…

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    Water softener pitcher by Zerowater : review

    I’m not the biggest drinker of water and I know it’s something I need to get better at . I know the more water I drink the better my skin is so when zero water offered me their water softener pitcher to review . I thought it might give me the kick up the bum to drink more water. The main reason to why I dont drink it is because I dont really like the taste of our tap water. So I only tend to drink water when I buy a bottle of water from the shop. Which if Im honest I never do as I hate paying for water…

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    Baby Clementoni ride on unicorn for children 12-36 months : review

    How many of you have been asked by your little one for a unicorn ? I bet there is a few of you out there. Now children can have their very own unicorn thanks to Clementoni and the Baby Clementoni ride on unicorn The Baby Clementoni ride on unicorn is three toys in one. It’s a rocker, a ride on and an activity centre. For toddlers 12 months – 36 months. Which makes it the perfect toy for both of my children to enjoy. As they both fit into this age categories.   How to Assemble The main body of the unicorn comes in one piece then you have to…

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    Gift ideas for children three years plus

    This post contains affiliate links  You may have seen a few days ago I did a gift guide for one year olds. That means today’s gift guide is for Ava’s aged children and she is nearly 3. This is the first year that Ava actually understands what’s going on . She getting really excited for it all and is actually asking for things . When I say things I mean every toy she sees on the TV. Whenever she sees something she just goes I ask Santa . How I wish I could use Santa all year round . So I have put together a selection on gift ideas to…

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    Gift ideas for a one year old that wont break the bank

    In the matter of a few weeks it will be Christmas. Which is just crazy to think as at the start of December Alby will turn one ! Having a child with their birthday so close to Christmas is hard . Not only is it expensive but it gets hard to know what to buy them.So I thought I would do Some of the hard work and put together some possible gift ideas . I have been looking for products that would be perfect for a one year old and here are my favourite finds. Hape musical penguin wobbler Alby is a lover of music or anything that makes noises…