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The Addams Family: Mansion Mayhem

Halloween is almost upon us and the kids are now really interested in spooky films and games on the build up to the big day. We were invited to review The Addams Family: Mansion Mayhem game. The game is available on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch and is a 3D platform game, where you experience the kooky world of the Addams family, in an original story based on the hit animated movie. Explore the hidden mysteries of the famous mansion in a 3D platform adventure and unlock special character abilities in 4 different locations.  Help Wednesday, Gomez, Morticia and Pugsley save …

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Brownsea-Island

Project 365 2021 – Week Forty

This week I finally got my car back after its MOT fail. I cannot say I enjoyed doing battle with the bus as it is so unreliable, but it seems to be cheaper than running my old car. There have been a number of COVID cases in Eliza and Sebby’s school this week, so we have all started doing Lateral Flow Tests again, to be safe. Thankfully we are all clear so far, but Sebby is a close contact so we are keeping an eye on him. Here is our week: Sunday 3rd October Before the pandemic, Isaac and Eliza …

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Stieff-Dumbo

Review: Soft and Cuddly Friends from Steiff

If you know your teddy bears, you will have also heard of Steiff. Steiff teddy bears are loyal companions for children and babies and usually accompany them for a lifetime as they are of the highest quality and made from premium materials. Now Steiff have teamed up with Disney to bring their Soft and Cuddly Friends range of soft toys and we were sent Dumbo to review. The pale blue Soft Cuddly Friends Disney Originals Dumbo instantly captured Lilah’s heart as soon as she saw it in the box. Dumbo is made from the softest plush I have ever felt and …

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Maura Mouse

Review: Blade and Rose Maura the Mouse

When Eliza was a baby, one of my favourite clothing brands for her was Blade and Rose. Since then, Blade & Rose has gone from strength to strength and is Britain’s leading children’s clothing brand specialising in trademark leggings featuring stylish and quirky designs on the bum, as well as matching accessories. In fact, at the age of 10, Eliza has only recently stopped wearing their leggings. The brand have since expanded their collection and now produce a range of stunning clothes for little ones, including gorgeous clothing sets, hoodies, dresses and swimwear and we were invited to review the Maura the Mouse set with …

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Crystalina Doll

Review: Crystalina Light Up Fairy Dolls

Crystalina fairy dolls are the light-up fairy dolls that combine the empowering energy of crystals with LED lights, bringing together the fun of role play with collectable dolls. There are four characters to collect and each embodies a crystal element and aura, which passes back and forth between the doll and included amulet in the form of LED light patterns. To activate the lights, simply give the doll a little shake. Each cute doll comes with a wearable crystal-shaped amulet that passes colourful “crystal powers” in the form of LED light to the doll and back to the amulet. They …

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