We were very kindly sent a subscription box for the children to try out in the Summer Holidays, from mud + bloom! Who are Mud + Bloom? Mud + Bloom was founded by Anja, a Mum and lover of the great outdoors. Anja gave up her full time job a year and a half … Continue reading Mud + Bloom Subscription Box – Mayflower Blogs
We were very kindly sent a subscription box for Miss Olivia to try out in the Summer Holidays, from a brand new company-OCTOPUS LEARNING! Who are Octopus Learning? Founded by Tanya, Octopus Learning was set up to promote education through fun, interaction and creativity. Tanya came up with the idea after subscribing to a few monthly … Continue reading Octopus Learning Subscription Box – Mayflower Blogs
We were very kindly sent a 'sand free' beach towel from Tesalate, just in time for the heatwave and many beach trips with the children! Who are Tesalate? An Australian company-the idea for Tesalate came from founders; Jacky Lam and Volkan Ozbek, when they were taking a hike to a secluded beach at the Royal National Park in … Continue reading Tesalate ‘Sand Free’ Beach Towel – Mayflower Blogs
July is so ridiculously busy with Birthdays filling the majority of the month. I'm usually a dab hand at choosing gifts, but I'm starting to have less and less time to find unique gifts, and I know others are too. I decided to help you all (and myself), by putting together a handy gift guide … Continue reading Mum’s Birthday Gift Guide – Mayflower Blogs
We were kindly gifted tickets to attend the new Brick History exhibition at The Historic Dockyard in Chatham last Sunday. To say we jumped at the opportunity, would be an understatement-aside from the warships and many other exhibits at the Dockyard, my children (and myself) are huge Lego fans, and we just knew it would be … Continue reading Brick History at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham
We were very kindly sent, a 'decorate your own Teepee' from Big Game Hunters!! I was actually really excited to receive this, and to let the kids wild with the wash-out pens, as we haven't yet had a teepee in the house-only those pop up character tents all children end up having! Who are Big … Continue reading Decorate Your Own Teepee-from Big Game Hunters
Yes, you read right-get your kids behind the wheel! I've recently come across a website-track days, that enables your child, to get behind the wheel of some of the hottest super-cars around! Unfortunately, my eight year old, doesn't seem to quite make the age bracket that the majority of choices on the 'junior driving experiences' … Continue reading Get your kids behind the wheel at Track Days!
This is a bit of a niche random blogging subject from me, especially in comparison to subjects I usually write about! What has prompted it though, was a conversation with a stranger in my local supermarket. As myself and my four year old Daughter were leaving, a random woman made a passing comment; "oh she's … Continue reading Past Lives, After Life and Superstition-what do you believe in?
We were very kindly sent WObbly Worm from Spin master to review! You may have noticed, that the title of this toy review blog, includes the line "the modern day Hoopla" - read on to find out why we thought that!!! So Hoopla-you all know how to play that yes? In which case, you'll have … Continue reading Wobbly Worm from Spin Master-the modern day Hoopla!
We were kindly sent the new Super Colour Deluxe Aquadoodle from Tomy, for Miss Olivia (and her Brother) to try out! We're no strangers to an aquadoodle-one of my favourite things to take for Olivia to do on holiday, or on long car journeys, is the portable, smaller one of these-they fold away neatly and make … Continue reading Super Colour Deluxe Aquadoodle from Tomy