We won a trip to Legoland – a nice Easter present

I was so thrilled when we won a trip to Legoland Windsor to see a screening of the all new LEGO® Hero Factory Brain Attack – thanks to a competition hosted by ChelseaMamma.  I’d been to Legoland years ago with my Mum not long after it opened, so was looking forward… Continue reading »

On the Farm – a review for Orchard Toys

On the Farm

We were very excited to open our latest box from Orchard Toys for the Izziwizzi Kids #Playfest reviews. It’s fair to say that Monkey was rather excited to open the box and find On the Farm – giant jigsaw playmat, a newly launched puzzle/playmat for ages 3 years+, Monkey is… Continue reading »

Game Review – Post Box Game – Orchard Toys

We were very excited to open our latest box from Orchard Toys for the Izziwizzi Kids #Playfest reviews. Wow – Post Box Game, a newly launched game for 1-4 players, aged 2 years+, Monkey is just over 3 years. Monkey loved the look of this straight away as we are… Continue reading »

A new take on ‘Ten Green Bottles’

How many of us struggle at meal times with our delightful children?  Monkey lulled me into a false sense of security over food – before he hit his second birthday he would eat anything and everything put in front of him.  The only exception to this was avocado – yuck!… Continue reading »

Delaying tactics

Monkey is the master of delaying tactics at bedtime.  Sometimes I get cross; I’ve got things to do downstairs, I’m tired, friends coming round, blah blah blah. Sometimes I laugh and join in. Tonight I just enjoyed it all; the extra cuddles, the headlock to wrestle me onto his pillow,… Continue reading »

A bit of fun in the snow

Someone did forecast ‘heavy’ snow on Saturday didn’t they?  We were not impressed by the lack of the white stuff – Monkey wanted to make a snowman and go out on his sledge.  alas, that was not to be, but we still had fun in the snow ……