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Kooky Critters Playful Bailey Review

As some of you may know we have all sorts of pets in our household including Parrots and Arlo’s best friend, a fancy mouse named Bingo. Arlo has been asking for a puppy for almost six months but unfortunately we do not have the time for a new pet right now and so this is the very next best thing. I’ve seen all sorts of… Read More »Kooky Critters Playful Bailey Review

In the book – a review

There’s just something about a classic children’s story such as Winnie the Pooh which is magical. I remember the listening to tales from the Hundred Acre Woods when I was a little girl. An anthology by A.A Milne was purchased for me when I was Arlo’s age and is very precious to me now thirty years later. Of course I have shared these tales with… Read More »In the book – a review

The map of wonders

The team at Map of Wonders reached out recently and asked if we would like to review one of their maps. Of course we jumped at the chance, we live going on adventures and often end up in a random corner of the U.K. looking forward something fun to make the most of the trip. We have been lucky enough to explore most of the… Read More »The map of wonders

Little Genius Eco Systems – toy review

One thing is very clear – Arlo loves everything about the natural world. He can churn out animal facts all day long and this summer surprised us all when he revealed he had been keeping a secret pet snail in his bedroom for weeks. Having the opportunity to try out the habitats and ecosystems toy from I’m a genius science seemed like a great opportunity.… Read More »Little Genius Eco Systems – toy review

Steiff Teddy bear – Elmar review

Arlo has very kindly been sent out a beautiful Elmar bear from Steiff. To commemorate his starting school I thought he needed a special new friend and he makes the perfect gift because he’s just so huggable and soft. In fact this bear is the ideal gift suitable even for newborns. Available to order online from Steiff. They have a great selection of bears in… Read More »Steiff Teddy bear – Elmar review

Fuzzikins Home Makers Family Home Review

The award winning Fuzzikins sets are ideal for creative kids. They are a range of small creatures which have a fuzzy texture. Each animal comes with its own customisation kit including pens, felt, stickers and cardboard accessories. They can be coloured in, played with and then washed clean in water for the play to be repeated all over again. They are small enough to encourage… Read More »Fuzzikins Home Makers Family Home Review

Curl up with a book this summer

(Books provided by Nosy Crow for the purposes of review) We have had a wonderful couple of weeks filled with glorious sunshine, and it’s been great to enjoy the weather, I often write about our adventures when we get out and about but sometimes you need a day at home, especially on days like today when there’s a storm blowing outside. It’s always a great… Read More »Curl up with a book this summer