Collette the Cow – when a clothing brand meets a book publisher – a review

As you know we recently visited Egmont for an event, and Monkey was given a little goodie bag.  One of the items he received was a copy of Collette the Cow – a brand new board book. Egmont have teamed up with the clothing brand Olive&Moss to bring us a… Continue reading »

Colman’s Season and Shake

We were recently given the opportunity to try Colman’s Season & Shake seasoning mixes.  There are a number of different mixes to try – we were sent 4 different ones to try 🙂 You’ll never want to cook the old way again. So easy and mess free, Season & Shake… Continue reading »

Botanicals Facial Range – a review

We live in a world where people get judged by their first impression.  I’d love to have hours to spend using lotions and potions to keep my face looking youthful and skin looking fresh.  I have a 3 and half-year old son, and a fairly absent husband, therefore I am… Continue reading »

Elephant’s Birthday Bells – a #juji Book review

We recently visited Egmont in London to meet David and Carrie Grant and learn all about the Jump Up and Join In – #juji series, featuring books, CD’s and a new app. The series is aimed at 4-8 year olds, so something that will be great for Monkey as he’ll… Continue reading »

Mister Maker: That Gives Me an Idea! Watch & Make Vol 5 DVD Review

We first discovered Mister Maker on Cbeebies about a year ago, and although Monkey was only 2 and a half at the time he was totally mesmerised by the programme and I was instructed to record it religiously! For those of you who have been visiting Mars recently, Mister Maker… Continue reading »

Shumba’s Big Adventure – A book review for Orion Star

As you may remember we recently reviewed a couple of books from Orion Book’s Early Reader range.  Obviously Monkey is too young at 3 and half to be reading by himself, but I read a variety of books to him, from simple board books to the Plant Locator magazine! He… Continue reading »