Shine: Why Don’t Moon Fairy and Sun Prince Live Together?

Shine: Why Don't Moon Fairy and Sun Prince Live Together?

As a child I can’t remember knowing anyone whose parents were divorced.  But times change and sadly in the 21st century it’s often the case that families don’t always find it possible to stay together.  I know from my own experience from my first marriage, just how traumatic divorce can… Continue reading »

KING PONG – review and giveaway

King Pong

Monkey and I have been playing the new game on the block from Drumond Park called KING PONG.  It’s aimed at children aged 8 years and over and can be played by 2-4 players. The games comes with a KING PONG unit, base with pivoting doors and lid, 4 corner… Continue reading »

Don’t Bug the Insects – review and giveaway

Don't Bug the Insects

We had a wonderful day out at Marwell Zoo recently and got to watch some remarkable Leaf Cutter Ants hard at work.  You all know we love insects here, but it’s normally butterflies and dragonflies that steal the limelight. Watching the ants hard at work reminded both me and my… Continue reading »

Sticky Brick Tape – review and giveaway

Sticky Brick Tape

We’ve been surrounded my Lego lately.  It’s no secret that we are big fans of the brick and all it can make.  We’ve seen some wonderful animal sculptures at Marwell Zoo recently and we got to see a steaming Flying Scotsman at the Bucks County Museum on Monday. They’ve inspired… Continue reading »

Punk’d snack bars from Organix – review and giveaway

Punk'd snack bars from Organix

I’ve always tried to be careful what snacks my son has had, and we’ve been big fans of the Organix range since he was a baby.  He’ll be 8 in December but he still loves their soft oaty bars.  Would he be persuaded to move on to the Punk’d snack bars… Continue reading »

Going on an adventure with Sammi

Going on an adventure with Sammi

You may recall that Monkey got to make friends with Finn from the Lottie dolls range back in 2014, how times flies! My son may be a few years older than when Finn first arrived, but he still features in Monkey’s play time and I thought it was about time… Continue reading »