One of my must have buys with a new baby is a play gym.  As babies gradually start to gain interest in toys a gym in the perfect play to lie them so they can see the bright colours around them.  For me the brighter the better. We had a play gym for O and we dug it out of storage when G came along.  Sadly it looked a little worse for wear as I started to remember how we had lost several of the toy attachments as we had taken them off for O to play with separately.  When… View Post

The Go Jetters wasn’t really a programme I was aware of.  It wasn’t something we watched at home but it turns out that it was a programme that O watched at Nana’s with his cousin, and they were both huge fans.  It was the one show that they wouldn’t bicker over and would both sit down calmly to watch, and sing along with the theme tune to. When we were offered the chance to review a few of the items from the Go Jetters toy range I knew that it was something that O would love.  We were sent the… View Post

It’s a running joke between my husband and I about the state of his wardrobe.  He’s a man who thinks he’s being colourful if he’s wearing white.  The rest of his clothes are mostly blue, black or grey.  I have actually lost count of how many grey jumpers he owns.  Last Christmas I bought him a cardigan to add a splash of brightness, it went down like a lead balloon (and still remains in the bottom of my wardrobe as I missed the deadline to send it back). When I was recently contact by House of Fraser to review an… View Post

Mamas & Papas was probably the first baby shop I went into when I found out I was expecting O.  A store had recently opened in The Trafford Centre and I found myself wandering around there excited, and a little overwhelmed, with how much choice there was.  Our first purchases for O were made from there, a beautiful multi-coloured blanket and a couple of teddies, which are now living in G’s room. After that first visit I was in love and spent hours browsing the Mamas & Papas website.  Our nursery furniture was chosen from there and it was decorated… View Post