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

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…


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…


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…


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…


1817 restaurant, Standish

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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…


Casdon Dyson review

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Casdon Dyson review Lucas is vacuuming the sofa

Lucas loves vacuuming and is always wanting to use ours when we get it out so when we were offered the chance to receive* a Casdon Dyson Cord Free vacuum to review, I couldn’t wait to see his face. When it arrived, he was absolutely made up with it.     It is a direct […] Read more…


Stickle Bricks review

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Stickle Bricks review

Stickle Bricks have been around since 1969 and are still going strong. Lucas was sent* some to review including the Stickle Bricks Build It Big box and the Fire Engine set. Stickle Bricks are colourful plastic shapes with small soft spiky bits all over them allowing the child to interlock them and join them up […] Read more…


Little Tikes STEM Jr review

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Little Tikes STEM Jr review Lucas sat at table with the tornado pressing the pump

Lucas was recently sent* a couple of items from the Little Tikes STEM Jr range. They currently have three items in the range, the Wonder Lab, Tornado Tower and Builder Bot.     STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and maths. STEM learning takes an integrated approach to show children how elements of each subject […] Read more…