Play Time – product reviews

Here you can find some of our recently reviewed products and toys – click on the pictures to find out more.

Mason Cash – In the Forest boards – giveaway

If anything makes Christmas complete it’s got to be the food. I love preparing all sorts of delicious treats for family and friends as they visit our home and as the “hostess with the mostest” I love to make sure there’s lots of festive details. These wooden boards caught my eye as I browsed through […]

Lights down low – cockles and heart candle review

Handmade gifts for someone you know or for yourself are simply the best gifts. I’ve said it once and I’ll continue to say it because I love supporting small home grown businesses. Cockles and Heart are based in Devon (one of our favourite places in the world) and each candle is hand poured and individually […]

Paw Patrol are on a roll – toy review and giveaway

Arlo has been obsessed with Ryder and the paw patrollers for such a long time that it feels like we have every single toy car and puppy that has ever existed. They’re our most reached for toys yet somehow on every birthday and Christmas wish list they’re always right there at the top. I was […]

Girls night in – Mean Girls party game

Big potato games sent me across this hilarious new game to try out – based on the cult classic movie “Mean Girls” it’s the ideal game to bring out when you’re having a girls night in. Inside the box are 100 cards, 7 cardboard mats, 2 answer pads and 1 score sheet. The idea is […]

Somewhere over the Rainbow Nursery decor

The perfect addition to a nursery or gift for a newborn or simply to brighten up someones day! This hoop is a hand embroidered rainbow with 3D clouds and a pretty little bird.A quote from “Somewhere over the rainbow” which makes us all feel special and fuzzy from the inside out. It is no secret […]

Treat Republic Christmas Gifts – personalised Art Set

When it comes to Christmas gifts there’s something special about adding a personalised touch – This beautiful art set contains a 63 piece set of arts and craft supplies including crayons, felt tips and watercolours for all sorts of creative projects. Retailing at £30 this wooden box which is finished with a carry handle and […]

Village Wax Melts – review

On the fifth day of Christmas Village Wax melts gave to me (well one of you)…. The ultimate gift for a VWM lover – the obsessed gift box! 1x Reed Diffuser 1x Wood Wick Candle 3x Wax Melt Clamshells 1x Room Perfume Spray  And a hand-picked selection of best selling scents! This could be a […]

Idyll Home Festive lighting

One thing which truly makes Christmas complete is having the right festive touches to decorate your home. There’s nothing like stepping indoors from a cold winters evening and suddenly feeling cosy and comfortable. I pop my fairy lights on a timer so that they’re on when we arrive. I can see them twinkle as I […]

Personalised Birthstone necklace

This beautiful piece featuring a Swarovski birth stone crystal is from Myri at The Engravers Guild who have a whole host of personalised necklaces in their range. This silver piece retails at £39.95 which includes the cost of engraving and the luxurious gift box in which the necklace arrives. This piece is fully customisable in […]

Stocking filler ideas

With only ten weeks until Christmas Arlo has already started to point out items he wants to add to his Christmas wish list, and of course as a parent I want to do my best and get him some awesome gifts, however when I think back to my childhood, the most memorable gifts have always […]