Entertaining children with i-SPY books – review and giveaway

Entertaining children with i-SPY books

As you all know Monkey and I recently flew to Spain for a week without Daddy P.  I was anxious for Monkey to have lots to keep him entertained whilst we travelled and I found the perfect thing. I can thoroughly recommend entertaining children with i-SPY books, they are just brilliant. I… Continue reading »

Cake decorating with I Just Love It

Cake decorating with I Just Love It

Mind out the way! Lady with cakes coming through! Not a phrase I thought I’d ever be saying on a packed London Underground train earlier last week. But boy it worked! No one wanted to be responsible for cakes flying across a crowded tube train. Phew, these babies were making it… Continue reading »

Maxi Micro T-Bar Foldable Scooter – time for a change

Maxi Micro T-Bar Foldable Scooter

When we first started looking at scooters a few years ago everyone I asked pointed us Micro-Scooters and their Mini Micro, perfect for a 3-year-old Monkey.  I liked the idea of the 3 wheels and knew that would work well with my rather cautious son.  So one was duly purchased… Continue reading »

Lego Dream Home #OceanDreamHome

Lego Dream Home

This is Monkey’s entry in the Ocean Dream Home competition.  The competition runs from today until midnight on 24th August, what would your child’s dream home look like if it was made from Lego? I have a construction mad son on my hands, and we’re at that transition stage –… Continue reading »

Chocolate Picture Maker

Chocolate Picture Maker

You may remember earlier in the year that Monkey and I made a Chocolate Balloon picture for Granny for her 70th Birthday. The company has been rebranded as Chocolate Picture Maker and Monkey and I have been busy with our latest creation. We received a 2 bar pack of Chocolate Picture… Continue reading »

An evening at the beach

An evening at the beach

I’ve talked before about the friends I’ve made through blogging, and recently Monkey and I went for a sleepover with Tina at The Soup Dragon Says.  We’d been to a PR event in Bognor Regis for the afternoon and then went back to Tina’s for dinner. The boys tried out Monkey’s… Continue reading »

Monkey gets his skates on – a review

Monkey gets his skates on

We were recently offered the opportunity to try out some products from Skate Hut; the online retailer for Skates, Scooters, Skateboards and accessories. After having a good look around the Skate Hut site I came up with a plan. Monkey gets his skates on for the first time! I selected… Continue reading »

Exploring with Dinosaurs – a review for Safari Ltd/Asobi

Exploring with Dinosaurs

I came across an American company called Safari Ltd on Instagram a while ago.  They supply a huge variety of hand painted plastic animals and I’d spotted some of Monkey’s favourites.  Safari Ltd have been producing these animals and figurines for over 30 years and their products are now distributed… Continue reading »

Bubble fun

Project 365 - Week 21

My Magic Moment for this week is really rather short and simple – bubble fun in the sun. Monkey and I just enjoying playing with his bubble wand.  Something I enjoyed myself as a child, nothing’s changed, it’s still a fun thing to do.  I blew the bubbles and Monkey… Continue reading »

Candy Construction Activity Set – a review

Candy Construction Activity Set

We are big fans of Learning Resources in this house, their products are often found in schools and nurseries.  We’ve reviewed the Play Foam and Avalanche Fruit Stand before, you can guarantee fun, whilst learning, with their products.  When we received the Candy Construction Activity Set, I knew it was… Continue reading »