Review

Brio travel switching train set review

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Brio travel switching train set review

We are big fans of Brio having already got the Brio builder deluxe set and the Brio Metro Railway Set. Lucas can’t get enough of trains so when we were offered* the Brio Travel Switching Set to review, I couldn’t wait to show Lucas. Since getting the metro railway set earlier in the year, we have picked up pieces […] Read more…

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Last Drop Village, Bolton review

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Last drop village, Bolton review A photo of me and Lucas

  We were invited* to attend Last Drop Village‘s Halloween Spectacular in Bromley Cross, Bolton. The hotel is a four-star hotel situated in an elevated position within 3 acres of grounds surveying stunning views over the West Pennine Moors. The hotel is very well sign posted once you exit the motorway.   The Courtyard Restaurant […] Read more…

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Jack-Jack Attack’s Doll review

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Jack-Jack Attack’s Doll review

Disney’s family of superheroes returned earlier this year in Incredibles 2 which showed baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers. Lucas has been sent* a Jack-Jack doll which as you can imagine is full of surprises. Jack-Jack has rooted hair, a soft body, moulded head and hands. Lucas was immediately excited even though he hasn’t seen Incredibles as he […] Read more…

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Tonka cement mixer review

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Tonka cement mixer review Close up of the mixer with lucas’ finger on the side of it

Lucas was recently sent* a Tonka Cement Mixer. There are 4 different machines in the range a Dumper Truck , Front Loader, Cement Mixer and Bull Dozer. We received the Tonka Cement Mixer where you can take control. Lucas likes all things construction so he was thrilled when this arrived and hurriedly opened it. The […] Read more…

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Peppa Pig Mobile Medical Centre review

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Peppa Pig Mobile Medical Centre review

Lucas was recently sent* a mobile medical centre  to create his own Peppa Pig adventures. The Peppa Pig Mobile Medical Centre is part of Peppa’s New “when I grow Up” collection from Character Options. This play set suitable for age 3 and above is a push-along ambulance which opens up to reveal a full medical centre inside!     […] Read more…

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Geomag Magicube review and giveaway

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Geomag Magicube review. Lucas building a tower with the cubes

I was recently sent*  Magicubes from Geomag for Lucas to explore. These wonderful, colourful magnetic cubes are from their early years and pre-school range of toys. We received 4 sets of the new additions and Lucas eagerly opened the first set which consisted of 4 cubes with multi coloured sides one with an eye. Lucas straight away realised […] Read more…

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Plus-Plus review and giveaway

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Plus-Plus review

  Lucas was recently sent* some Plus-Plus to review. Plus- Plus is a fun, interactive building system where a child can be creative and strengthen motor skills with shape, colour and form. Plus-Plus are interlocking building shapes that require only the child’s imagination. You can build 2D or 3D and mix and match different sets […] Read more…

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1817 restaurant, Standish

| Food & Drink, Review

1817 restaurant, Standish. Steak and mushroom pasta

Last week, my Grandma, Lucas and I went to Chadwicks in Standish for some dinner. Since 1761, the Chadwick family have lived and worked within 200 yards of the present High Street site. Throughout these years, they have served the community as both farmers and butchers. In August 2000, they rebranded as Chadwick Family’s Emporium of Fine Foods […] Read more…

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