Reviews

Reviews of products we have used from beauty to toys and household. Reviews of places we have visited for days out and nights away

Portable North Pole review

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Portable North Pole review

Last year D found a program where he could make a short personalised video from Lucas from Father Christmas which Lucas really liked. This year we were offered* a magic pass for Portable North Pole. Portable North Pole (PNP) is an online platform used by Father Christmas and his elves to send personalised video messages and […] Read more…

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Peppa Secret Surprise review

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Lucas loves collecting things and loves blind packets of everything from Thomas Mini’s, Kinder Egg toys, Harry Potter Lego Men, Paw Patrol squishies and now he has been introduced to a new surprise on the market from Peppa Pig. Lucas was sent* two Peppa Secret Surprise boxes which are cube shaped presents, due to launch […] Read more…

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OppoSuits review

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OppoSuits review I’m wearing the suit jacket with dark denim jeans, grey flat boots and blue vest top

I’ve never been one to get into Christmas jumpers, I have gotten simple grey jumpers with winter trees in the past but never something full on in your face Christmas. When OppoSuits got in touch with me to see if I would like to review one of their suits, I first asked Lucas if he […] Read more…

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Burlington’s restaurant, Windermere review

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Burlington’s restaurant, Windermere review

During our stay at Beech Hill Hotel and Spa we were invited* to eat at the Burlington restaurant. With breath-taking views over Lake Windermere and a lovely warm welcome, the restaurant is wonderfully laid out and surrounded by paintings and a country style feel. Named after the local slate, Burlington’s was somewhere we were looking forward to dining. The head chef Lukasz specialises in […] Read more…

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Rusty Rivets Botasaur review

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Rusty Rivets Botasaur review A collage of two photos, one Botasaur with wheel, one with feet

Rusty Rivets features Rusty, who uses his imagination and resourcefulness to save the day when needed. He repurposes spare parts and other objects he finds to come up with his very own cool contraptions. One of his first inventions was a robotic dinosaur, Botasaur, who quickly became he trusty sidekick.     Lucas was sent* a […] Read more…

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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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