Personal gift ideas to make someone smile…

*This is a review post, we were kindly sent some items to try* Sometimes it can be hard to think up a gift idea for someone but personal gift ideas are always a good way to tell someone you are thinkung about them, and make them feel like you have put thought and effort into […]

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Water fight fun with BunchOBalloons. Getting kids outside

*This is a review post. We were kindly gifted some products* Getting kids outside to play is one of my parenting musts and even when the weather isn’t great we try to get outside every day. Outside time, fresh air, running around, playing games, and having fun are a childhood essential and it’s good for […]

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Getting creative with Yorkshire Fabric Shop

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some fabric to create a collaborative post* I am not a naturally crafty person but I do love sewing and knitting, and my teenager has inherited this from me, and she is far more creative. Yorkshire Fabric Shop asked us to get creative with some fabric […]

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The Good Life Game – self-sustaining family fun…

It’s not often we come across a family game that I will admit to enjoying but The Good Life game has landed in our family home and it’s one that has amused and entertained us and even I will admit it’s a lot of fun to play. Use your wheelbarrow to move around the board […]

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Badminton fun – get the kids outside to play

*We were kindly sent some items to try for this post* A little known fact about me as that I loved playing badminton as a teen and young adult. My mum also played. in fact she played competitively for her county as a young adult, and she enjoyed playing when she could wherever we lived […]

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MentalUP – a safe game to get kids brains working

I am always on the lookout for apps that work well for my kids when I want them to have productive screen time. Whilst I am not anti screen time, I do sometimes want them to be using screens in a way that is good for their brains. This is where MentalUP comes in. It’s an award-winning […]

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Splash – a fast-paced and fun family game

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a game to try as a family* If you are looking for a fast-paced and fun game that the whole family can enjoy then Splash might be perfect. I am always looking for games to keep the kids busy and to enjoy as a family that […]

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SONIC THE HEDGEHOG is in town…

*This is a review post* If like me, you grew up playing the original Sonic the Hedgehog game (and I actually have a version of that game on my phone, don’t tell anyone) then you might be quite excited about the movie that tells the tail (see what I did there?) of Sonic and how […]

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Word Search Junior – learning whilst playing

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a game to try* We are big fans of games that can be played as a family but that are also educational. Word Search Junior is a fun game that helps early readers use their skills whilst learning and playing against other people and it’s a […]

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Ultra Dash – fast, fun, beat your family to win.

*This is a review post, we were kindly sent a game to try* We’ve been looking for a fun activity game to play for the whole family for Easter and during isolation. Today, we’re enjoying playing our own version of the game Ultra Dash.  It’s a super fun activity game that you can play both […]

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