Review: Stickle Bricks Big Ideas Box

Stickle Bricks Explore

Back when my older kids were small, one of their favourite toys were Stickle Bricks. Now I look after my granddaughter, I have been busy expanding our toy range in the house and Stickle Bricks were an obvious choice. We were sent the a box of Stickle Bricks to review and Lilah (and the kids) could not wait to get stuck in and creating things. Stickle Bricks are the perfect first construction toy for babies, toddlers and beyond. Combining a variety of different… Continue Reading “Review: Stickle Bricks Big Ideas Box”

AD: Auron Self Cleaning Water Bottle – the ultimate travel essential

Auron Bottle

We are still following COVID restrictions but the end is in sight and we cannot wait to start travelling again. Isaac has a school trip to the south of France in July and we have tentatively book cub / scout camps and a weekend at Camp Bestival for the summer. The thing about travelling is, it can introduce you to new food and drinks, but when abroad, you do need to be careful with untreated water. Introducing a new, self-cleaning… Continue Reading “AD: Auron Self Cleaning Water Bottle – the ultimate travel essential”

Project 365 2021: Week Seventeen


This week there has been two test raves in Liverpool, with 3,000 people getting to visit with no social distancing and no masks as an experiement. All had to have a negative test before hand and all will be tested 5 days after the event. Fingers crossed it will be good news for events happening in the summer. Closer to home, bank holiday weekend is here and it has felt really busy in the shop, with families all shopping together… Continue Reading “Project 365 2021: Week Seventeen”

How to Take Proper Care of Your Jewellery


Jewellery in many cases is an investment and, to most people, it has huge sentimental value attached to it. Therefore, it is essential to take proper care of your jewellery to ensure that they stay clean, work appropriately, and look their best for ages to come. Whether it is a gold bracelet, a cherished pearl necklace or a diamond engagement ring, this guide will show you how to effectively take care of your jewellery. 1. Always store them in a… Continue Reading “How to Take Proper Care of Your Jewellery”

Review: Outdoor Fun with Wicked Vision Toys


Back in June last year we were invited to review some outdoor toys from Wicket Visions toys. They certainly helped us get through last years lockdown and the firm favourite was the giant Wicked Mega Bounce XL Ball. This spring, we have been sent some more of their fantastic range of toys to review and the kids have had great fun testing them out. Mega Jump Rope At the age of 10, Eliza is starting to become more independent and… Continue Reading “Review: Outdoor Fun with Wicked Vision Toys”