My Little Pony Style & Groom Rainbow Dash

My little pony

My little pony has been around forever I used to be a big fan of them when I was little. Brushing their hair and creating adventures for them to have and they have made a come back today, my 2 love My Little Ponies there are so many different sorts to collect from blind bags and dolls to teddies and castles.

For anyone who is not ofay with My Little Ponies they are plastic ponies with a main and tail that can be brushed and plaited all the ponies have their own colours and cute marks with is a pattern related to their name on there behind names like Apple Jack, Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash and Pinkie Pie to name but a few,

When we had the chance to review the Style & Groom Rainbow Dash, rainbow dash is a huge favorite in our house along with Fluttershy.  This is a large pony with rainbow hair on a plinth so that your little one is able to brush and style the ponies hair. On the plinth there is space for 30 accessories to be stored.

They can decorate Rainbow Dash with  her own hair brush, stickers, stick on jewels hair clips and accessories to make your pony look amazing. This can be done over and over again so there are many hours of fun to be had. It also includes a charm with Rainbow Dash’s cutie mark.  This is a great gift for ages 3+ and from around £24.99 you will make any little My Little Pony loves Christmas.

Give The Woman In Your Life The Perfect Christmas Gift


Next we have the ladies gifts. Read on and find the perfect gift…

Peters Yard & Stag

stag and peters yard

Peter’s Yard is a lovely range of crisp breads that are great for a special occasion or as present in a hamper or some who just likes the finer things in life. They are crisp breads made from naturally fermented sourdough organic flour and the best natural ingredients that they could find. They are made from traditional Swedish recipes From water biscuits to artisan crispbread spelt and fig. They also do a line in pasties.There is something a little different their website also gives great recipe ideas and ways to make that special occasions a little more special. Available online.

Baru Chocolates


This is a small company that makes small batches of handmade chocolates using premium ingredients and the Belgian expertise to the best flavour. They use a deep aromatic blend of cocoa powder, to make a range of cute tiny Belgian chocolate animals with marshmallows or chai spicas so they really did put a smile on my face when i opened them and saw the dreamy chocolate hippos with a caramel center they really were lovely and the marshmallow was light and fluffy. There is a range of different flavours and pack ideas another great gift from starting around £3,75 they also do a lovely chai flavoured hot chocolate, latte and more.



No Christmas is complete without your pickles, chutneys and preserves. Opies are an old family favorite with your cocktail cherries and pickled walnuts they have been in business since 1880  and use the best ingredients, they can be used to go with everyday meals or to help that Christmas dinner party along. They are always coming up with new lines to keep up to date with people’s changing tastes like their chili sauce. The website has some great recipe ideas too to help your dinner party go with a bang.


Good Boy

good boy

Because we love them! Don’t forget the pets at Christmas. These days there are so many Christmas treats and toys available for our furry friends, we love to spoil the dogs and let them have something to open on Christmas morning too. With Good Boy products, there is a huge range available from succulent festive bangers to a soft Christmas pudding all in festive packets or with festive tags just as our Christmas favourites are. Some to suit all pockets. All made for your pets so that you know they are ok for them. As we know that we shouldn’t give dogs out chocolate and it’s not fair even they like chocolate at Christmas.

Nelsons Natural world 


These products can either help you get through Christmas or great as a stocking filler or gift for someone that like the homeopathy things. From their Rescue Remedy, which is great to keeping you calm if you have the many people over at Christmas! They do a huge range of products from something to help the littles with teething, skin care, supplements and much more. The products are all made use natural products.



Babycham is one thing that means Christmas!……. But it is great all year round and giving your party or occasion a little something extra and always is a talking point. It’s been on the market since 1953 in the bristol area, a family had a mineral water and cider making business and were looking for something different, they had the idea of improving the cider and came up with the idea of using perry made from pears. This is how Babycham was born. This retro drink is still going strong today and had 2 new flavours still keep the retro theme of Cherry soda and Cream soda. This can make great gifts too along with the iconic Babycham glass. Gifts sets are also available.


slender tox tea

Something a little different as a gift or after all the food and drink eaten at Christmas and you want a detox. The range of teas, shakes and patches made to help with this. You can detox your body with an organic tea blend and from natural herbs and plants, they help you cleanse your colon, increase energy and helps assist weight loss and increase your metabolism. From around £19.99



Great high quality products for personal care and beauty products. From Shampoos and body products to tanning creams and cosmetics. Great range available for all pockets and great for gift ideas to whether it’s for your own hamper or a gift set then Creighton’s is a great place to look. Starting from round £2.99. The Frizz no more range is amazing, it really does a fabulous job at taming frizz and keeping your hair looking fabulous. 

Lumie Clock

lumie clock

This is a good gift for someone who has everything. This is a bodyclock alarm that wakes you up naturally. The light will gradually get brighter, helping you wake up better and feel alert, energised and refreshed. It helps with beating the winter blues and aids early mornings as the light helps your body produce more cortisol. It has a 30 min sunrise and sunset options, snooze function and a dimmable bedside light. The light bulb is included. From around £59.99

Echo Falls

echo falls

Echo Falls is from sunny California and have been an old favorite for many years. Using the best ingredients. They make a range from wines white, red and rosa. They have brought out a new range using natural fruit flavours to create their new fruit fusions a new cocktail series like Mojito inspired lime and mint. There is also something for someone who doesn’t want a drink and still wants something nice they so a 0% sparkling infusion. These are great to get any party off to a great start.

Eden Project Shop

eden project shop

We love being out in the garden and watching nature, bird spotting, watching the butterflies and collection caterpillars was a favorite this summer.  The Eden Project shop have some great ideas for the garden and make some great Christmas gifts ideas, and can be ordered online and delivered to your door. They have good quality well-made things to suit everyone. From food. cheese making kits and good old fudge, things for the home clocks, books and clothing to bird boxes and butterfly feeders to ornaments for the garden. Prices start from around £2.50

Adult Coloring books

xmas books

These are great all year round, come on who doesn’t like coloring in. I know when the girls are doing some we are always grabbing a colour and colouring in their books, I even find myself doing them when they have gone to bed. So when we got the chance to review the adult ones I was very please. There is a huge range available with all different styles and themes. From Christmas to a mindfulness Dairy, for men and women. They are slightly more completed than the little ones but they kept us quiet for hours. They make great gifts for everyone. They range from around £2

Doll White Teeth whitening strips

doll white

With all the Christmas parties coming up and catching up with family you was to look your best and making your smile look that little bit better is something you can do at home and not for a lot money. No expensive trips to the dentist or teeth whitening gels or expensive cleaning fees . These Doll White Teeth stips are only £18.99 and they will give you whiter teeth with 14 days. The strips are easy to use and will not damage your gums either. It removed a lot of the stains and made it feel like I had been and had my teeth cleaned properly with that lovely fresh feeling.

Paul Mitchell

Paul m

These are are a great gift idea for someone who loves their hair. Paul Mitchell has a large range of high-quality professional hair care. They were also the first professional beauty company to stand up against animal testing. They produce everything and more you can possible need for caring for your hair, from shampoo to hair spray to great repair products. With gift packs available from around £18.99. This will be a great gift or just a little treat for yourself with all the parties coming up, knowing you will be using professional hair care products and affordable prices.



Christmas is a time for getting together, go places seeing santa, christmas lights and having fun and making memories. We all love taking pictures or making videos whether is be on a phone or camera. We need somewhere to store the data and transfer it to the computer or a social network site for all to see. Or even have the pictures printed out and to do this easily you can store them on a usb stick PNY have a large range available to suit everyone’s needs and pockets. These also make great gift for people who are at school, college or just use them. The other great product available is a power pack to keep your phone up and running from taking all the photos!! Prices start from around £7.49



If its pens to write your Christmas cards or tape to wrap the presents. Or as gifts great stocking fillers who doesn’t love stationery!! With the different things, you can get post it notes and correction pens something for everyone and makes a great secret Santa present for the office. For the little ones they have a great selection of colours. When you see the Bic name you know it’s simple and reliable and great value for money. There are is also something for the men in our lives with the range of razors.



Streaming has become so popular. I rarely watch anything “live” on the TV anymore. The ROKU stick is perfect for those who love to stream movies, tv and even youtube! Now I own the apple TV and I find it very limited, especially on the app front. ROKU is far better in my personal opinion, it has some much to offer and has a perfectly size remote to go with. The perfect gift for any avid watcher.

Kenneth turner candle.

kenneth turner

Candles are becoming a must in the home. My own home is scattered with quite a few. But nothing quite like the Kenneth Turner candle. Now this candle doesn’t just come in a beautiful presentation box and optional wrapping, it also looks so fabulous and smells even better. You can’t quite compare this candle to any other. It is simply stunning. I will be decking out my own home with these and buying some for a few important people.

Blackspade nightwear 


Everyone loves nightwear for Christmas. Whether its a present on Christmas day or something to wear before hand, it is a firm favorite. BlackSpade from Patricia eve are perfect for anyone. Especially if you have someone hard to buy for. Some luxurious nightwear will be the perfect gift for anyone. BlackSpade also stock a really fabulous range of shapewear, underwear and swimwear also, all made to the very best standards.

Lifemax far infrared heated blanket

infra red

With Christmas being the season for spending time with family, it is also the season of cold weather. Keeping warm is a must for all, with temperatures plunging all over. I know for myself heat helps with the pain that MS brings. Fro my knees to my neck, having some heat added can relieve that pain and keep me warm at the same time. So the far infrared heated blanket from lifemax would make a great gift for those heat lovers. Perfect for snuggling up on a cold winters night.

Crystals with a twist. 


Crystals with a twist were launched this year. Everyone loves to add a little something special to an outfit, be it to the straps of your dress or even your party sandals, crystals with a twist is perfect for this. With party season looming, this will be the perfect gift for any fashion lover. They have a range with something to suit everyone and for all budgets. Perfect for any fashionista!

Label M

label m

Label M are a beautiful luxury haircare brand. So it’s only right they bring out some amazing gift sets for the festive season. I for one love their products and would be over the moon to receive something from the range. With something for every hair type and even those in-between, Label M are the perfect brand for those loved ones or for those who are hard to buy for. Who doesn’t love amazing hair care?! So head over their website, I’ll be right behind you 😉

Sensai cosmetics 


Sensai are a truly luxurious cosmetics brand. They offer something special with an amazing range to choose from. I love getting cosmetics for Christmas and even though I have sent my husband huge hints. I still don’t think he gets it. So, any men out there looking for that perfect gift, you are welcome. Any girl would be over the moon to get something from Sensai under the tree of even in their stocking?! They are a stunning brand who deliver on every product.

Sockshop beauty feet


Having nice feet at party season is a big must. Getting those perfectly smooth feet, however can be tricky. With beautyfeet from sockshop, they help to smooth and perfect your heals with pads filled with natural ingredients to smooth your feet whilst you go about your daily life. Super easy to use, these will make the perfect gift this Christmas. I know my mum will LOVE these. Anything to help with footcare is always welcomed and these beautyfeet from Sockshop are perfect.



Stocking fillers. For the ladies in your life this can be hard. They have everything they need. They don’t need anymore deodorant because they still have several of the ones you brought them last year. So what bits do you buy? Well these wipes from Femfresh would be great. Not only do they look awesome, but they are also perfectly sized to pop in a handbag for on the go. So, when you are shopping for stocking fillers, look out for these wipes from Femfresh.

Argon oil from Nair


Nair are a trusted and well known brand when it comes to hair removal. This range of Nair hair removal infused with Argon oil is there next offering. From wax strips to depilatory cream, Nair have something for each type of hair removal process and now they have it infused with Argon oil. I was a little sceptical, however these keep your skin feeling and looking fab whilst still removing hair in the usual way. Personally, I found it’s especially good for use on the face and bikini area. Where hair is most delicate. These separate or together would make great little gifts!

Opi Fifty shades of grey


So from the hit book and movie Fifty Shades of grey, the fabulous brand Opi have released a Fifty Shades Of Grey giftset. This set is simply stunning, with all the grey/black sexy tones you would expect of such a set. This Opi set can be purchased from Just My Look, a really fantastic and affordable website that stocks all your favourite beauty products in one place. This stunning gift contains 6 perfect mini shades and will be a hit under the Christmas tree this Christmas.

Angel face blemish balm

angel face

The Angel face blemish balm from mememe cosmetics would make the perfect stocking filler this Christmas. This lightweight BB cream gives a wonderful illuminating look to the skin, whilst fighting those pesky blemishes underneath. The BB cream is super soft and lightweight whilst giving a beautiful even coverage. Perfect for the dewy look going into the winter months. The Angel Face blemish balm is a must have this Christmas.

BT 8500 Advance call blocker


What better gift this Christmas than a phone that screens calls for you. I know, but this is real. BT have made a phone that actually screens your calls for you. When someone calls your phone they are asked to give their name. The phone then rings through and tells you who is on the line. You can then choose to take the call or block it. It’s that simple. You can even add safe numbers, so it knows which number not to screen. This phone is amazing. It will take away all the stress of nuisance calls, so you can sit back and relax. Along with the call blocker, the BT 8500 also has many other features. From text messaging and answer phone, to a easy to use phone book and complete personalisation of the features. This is the next step when it comes to home phones. A real must have.

Braun epilator


Great reliable products to suit all people and all pockets. From a razor for dad to a hair dryer for nan. With Braun you know that the products you get will be great and do the job they are brought to do. No one would be disappointed with a present from Braun.  The Silk epil 9 epilator will remove hairs from the root with comfort and speed. Finding the perfect epilator can be hard, but the silk epil 9 is perfect for getting fast and long lasting results.  



I love personalised gifts as you can always find something for someone especially for someone who has everything!! This website has a huge range of products which you can give the personalised touch too by engraving to personalised and also unusual gifts From clocks and photo frames to whisky glasses and teddies. Something for everyone and every occasion. The website is easy to use and gives you great ideas if you’re a little stuck. We had a lovely Christmas tree decoration a glass bauble with an engraved Christmas tree in a lovely gift box sent to us the quality was great with a ribbon to hang it on the tree, all for £15.99. Prices to suit all pockets

Beanies Coffee


Coffee is big business these days, and i’m always trying to find some good flavoured coffee to have at home and when i tried Beanies instant, yes instant flavoured coffees i was very happy. They had a great coffee taste accompanied by some great flavors like amaretto almond, chocolate orange, mint chocolate and very vanilla the list is endless. These make great gifts for coffee lovers with section packs, interval jars,  with mugs and bags. These are also a great addition to a homemade hamper or a secret santa gift starting at £2.50. Beanies also do a Premium Roast range with exciting flavours like orange brandy and chocolate cherry from around £4.50 they also do a decaf range to still with great flavours

Merumaya Beauty Oil


Merumaya are a top luxury brand. All their products perform amazingly and they really do what they say on the bottle. This beauty oil would make a truly wonderful stocking filler. Simply ass a few drops to your usual moisturiser and apply to the body. This beauty oil glides onto the skin and keeps it looking young and fresh. This oil can be used anywhere on the body, on the nails after a manicure or even on the scalp for a really great deep treatment. This is a truly stunning product, a real must have.


Give Your Man That Perfect Gift This Christmas


Let’s kick off Christmas with gifts for the man in your life! Whether he is embracing his old age or a kid at heart, we have some perfect gifts this Christmas!

Wilkinson sword


Wilkinson sword is respected brand here in the UK, a true household name. So it’s no surprise they have a fabulous range of Christmas gifts for men and women. If you are looking for that perfect gift for colleagues or friends, they are affordable yet still the top quality we know and love. Sets range in price so there really is something to suit everyone. Readily available online and in all good supermarkets, Wilkinson sword are a great staple gift.

Tablet TV Portable Tuner

tablet tv

This is a great little product so that you can watch tv on your tablet for free! There is one that is mains powered or on for on the go that is battery powered. With these you can watch and record live Freeview and also able to receive radio too No cable, internet or satellite needed, you will need a freeview TV signal either from the supplied tv wand or your own roof aerial.  It will transmit wirelessly to your tablet using, iOS or Android apps and Google Play. You can also use this in your tent on holiday. This is great to keep the kids entertained on holiday so you can watch your own programs. Or in another room without a TV. It was easy to setup and use, and with the no buffering this makes it a great bit of kit. From around £64.99

Adnams Beers


Looking for a gift for that beer lover but wanting something different, then look no further than Adnams Beers. They are great products not just beer but wine and spirits too. Made by working with local farmers and producers to make great products without costing lot of money.

There products have won many different awards over the years. There are some great gift packs available on their website. We were lucky enough to have one of their products to review which was the Adnams Champion Beer Box 6 bottles for only £10. It came in a lovely replica old fashioned beer box which gave it that special touch. There are a great range of gift boxed products available.



I don’t know about you but Toblerone always reminds me of Christmas. They make great gifts or stocking fillers and even great at the end of a dinner party. Not the easiest present to disguise when wrapped. but always puts a smile on my face when I see that triangle shaped present. when it’s opened i also love to see the Christmas designed packaging makes Christmas, Christmas!!! Nowadays there are different sorts of Toblerones from dark to white and honeycomb crisp to fruit and nut, al using that distinctive Swiss chocolate.

Guinness World Records

guinness world records

This is a great book to be had a Christmas for everyone young though to old. Not just a list of new and amazing records but cool facts and some great pictures. You can find out records like how far a dog can ride a scooter!!! to the world’s smallest computer. There is something for everyone sporting events, animals, people to ballooning and pirates. This is great way to bring the family together on Christmas evening. and from around £9.99 it’s a great price.

The Real shaving company

Real shaving co

It is a bone but most have to do it, so why not do it with a little something special. Great gifts, stocking fillers or just something for yourself that’s a little extra special. The Real Shaving company has been around since the 1950’s. This range is inspired by barbers combining quality and style, The products give you a smooth shave leaving the skin feeling nourished and smooth. Everything a man could need from shaving balm and face scrub to anti ageing moisturiser, everything for a facial routine. From around £3.99.



Great reliable products to suit all people and all pockets. From a razor for dad to a hair dryer for nan. With Braun you know that the products you get will be great and do the job they are brought to do. No one would be disappointed with a present from Braun. This series 9 Shaver from Braun is amazing. With syncro-sonic technology, it gives the most precise and comfortable shave possible. No longer will the man in your life get irritation when shaving with this Braun Series 9, a must have this Christmas in men’s grooming. We had the new Braun Series 9 with Synchro Sonic Technology from £179.95 this wet and dry shaver is great for someone on the go . This can be used on 3 day beards. It will 40,000 cross cutting movements per minute, it will remove more hair in one movement than any other shaver.  It comes with 4 individual and specialised cutting elements to cover different types of hair and a flexible shaving system to adapt to any face. Its 100% waterproof wet and dry and can be used in the shower with foam or gel. Comes with plug and which keeps the battery charged.

The Old Barber

the old barber

Looking for some inspiration for the man in your life for Christmas. Whether they have a beard, mustache or not. The Old Street Barber has some great products. There make sure that all their products are of high quality and use only natural ingredients. There are some lovely old fashion products available in their online store, if they like to shave there is the old fashion shaving brush and soaps from around £6, Beard oils and combs from £3. There are also a range available for hair too. Love these products and makes great gifts.

Bulldog Skincare

the kennel

Looking for a little something special for a man in you life or something to treat yourself to. Bulldog Skincare range is great, it is geared towards men and using natural ingredients. These are made precisely for man and the types of skin and skin issues they have from Ph to dry or oily skin. They are certified Cruelty Free and they never use anything that contains ingredients from animal sources like beeswax or lanolin, this are great products for vegans and vegetarians too. Full range is available from anti-ageing to sensitive. With the Bulldog this has a manly feel about it for all those who are sceptical about using skin care products. From around £3 and gift sets are available.

Goodmans digital Radio


A great gift or something for you. This portable smartly designed radio gives good crisp sound all over the home. This has a battery life of 9 hours so you don’t always have to plug it in. The display is easy to read and provides the information on the station you’re listening too. There is a range of colours copper, ruby steel or slate so will fit into any home. Its slim and lightweight too From around £31.44 it’s a great price. You will need 4 x AA batteries. It also has Bluetooth so that you can connect your devices too and a headphones socket for personal listening.

Nytol snoring spray


I don’t know about you but my own husband snores. He snores real bad. There is nothing more annoying than slowly drifting off to sleep and suddenly hearing a big old snore! So this snoring spray from Nytol will make the perfect stocking filler. Nytol are a brand renown for putting people to sleep across the UK, so this snoring spray is perfect for silencing any of those loud ladies or guys in your life. From a cheeky stocking filler to an addition to a hamper, this snoring spray would be perfect. Plus, you will have a good nights sleep also. Perfect gift.



I know this will sound sad, but I love my ipad. I do. Its sad but true. This accessory from iBeanie is not only unique and awesome, but it is also perfect for those who like to kit out their ipad with the very best. Yes. A bean bag for your ipad, seems a little strange but it really works. Your Ipad will sit, safely where you put it and you can see the screen without any faffing. Ibeanie have a really cool range to choose from, something to suit any taste. So, if you know someone who loves their Ipad, the ibeanie is the perfect gift.


heat holders

Keeping your feet warm during the cold winter months is super important. Especially for circulation reasons. It’s easy to get cold out there. So these socks from heatholders would be perfect for the men in your life. Especially if they work outside a lot. These thermal socks will make all your other thermal socks look bad. Seriously, they are fabulous at keeping your feet warm and toasty without being overly bulky in your shoes. I know several men who would welcome Heatholders under their tree this year!

Gigaset G Tag


The Gigaset G tag will revolutionise the act of finding things. If you know someone like me, who are constantly loosing your keys (they get up and walk) the Gigaset G tag will be the perfect gift. For use with apple and android devices, all you have to do is download the app, set it up and attach the giga tag to the chosen item and boom, your done. You will now be able to use the app to track down your lost item with ease. Making those mornings or pulling the house apart looking for your keys or phone, a thing of the past. Perfect.

Green and Black’s Organic

green and blacks

There aren’t many people i know who doesn’t like chocolate and it is always a good present to give, but if you’re looking for something a bit special for a chocolate lover then look no further than Green and Black’s chocolate. There is a large range available from a single bar with over 20 different flavours to choose from like almond or blood orange to there own hot chocolate powder.  The chocolate is organic and made with 70% cocoa so it is great quality chocolate along with the bonus of Green and Blacks selling the britain’s first fair trade chocolate Maya Gold.  Looking for something for that chocoholic then Green and Blacks do a great gift range from hampers and beer and chocolate give a range of different chocolates available to give a good variety. something to suit all tastes ranges from £2.49 for a single bar and gift sets from £19.00

Mr & Mrs Family Edition

mr n mrs

Christmas always is time for a board game. This will get everyone joined in and having fun. It can be used at dinner parties with everyone and their partners, the great thing about this game is that it can you can also play it as a family or even friends so it’s great for any occasion. Over 1000 questions with a fun selection for young players too. It is based on the TV show. This game will bring fun, laughter blank looks and the odd blush I’m sure. For ages 10+ and from around £18

Maplin T4 transforming solar robot


We all have someone in our lives who loves the quirky and down right unique gifts. They are usually the hardest people to buy for. This T4 Transforming solar powered robot from Maplin is the perfect gift for this occasion. This set contains everything you need to build your own Transforming masterpiece, all powered by the sun, so no need to go searching for batteries on Christmas day! Easily transform between four whole different modes for endless hours of fun. I know this will be the biggest hit under our tree this Christmas.

Give The Kids In Your Life The Perfect Christmas Gift


So this is the big one, gifts for your kids this Christmas.

Itty Bittys from Hallmark

itty bittys

There’s are amazing and a huge hit in our house from the little ones to daddy.  These are small soft toys made to a great standard and are so soft. You may think more soft toys but there’s are available in all sorts of characters from Frozen to Barbie and then there is the retro ones Rainbow bright to The Wizard of Oz!….my favorite was Snoopy.They are designed to be collected with a list to tick off so you know which ones you have left to collect. There is a lovely Nativity complete with a jesus and his manger. With this December seeing the release of the new Star Wars film there is even a set of them available. These are new to the UK this autumn so will be a must this christmas



Looking for something other than chocolates for a present, then look no further. Chewits do a great selection box. With Chewits being lower in sugar than many other chewy sweets and they are free from hydrogenated fats and artificial colours. So not bad all round. The selection box has great flavors from  strawberry and blackcurrant to orange and the xtreme chewits great little section box with a difference. From around £2.00

Kids Gifts From H&A

lloyds pharmacy

H&A have an absolutely amazing line of great quality and body safe products. They can be found in all good retailers. Their line of christmas gifts is great something for everyone, with gift sets for her or him and toys, and to suit all pockets. With My little pony bubble bath to Despicable Me magnetic scribbler, there are so many gifts for children of all ages. For her there is a large range of perfume and cosmetic gift packs, and for him after shave to shavers. H&A stock a huge variety of stand out products, perfect for under the Christmas tree this year. 



This is a great brand of nail varnish made just for kids, great so they can have their own nail varnish without using all of mine and I’m safe in the knowledge that it is safe for the them, made without the nasty solvents they are water based, and it comes off with a little soapy water. There is a huge range of vibrant  colours and gift packs available for stocking fillers or presents. The packs they come in are also fun too. prices start from £8. Not suitable for under 3

Frozen Art Set From Lloyds

frozen art set

Frozen is still going strong in our house this year and we love all things arty so the Frozen Art set is a real winner for a Christmas gift. From around £33 you have everything your little artist will need with this 52 piece set and carry case to keep it in, so there are no lost pens or pencils. with crayons, markers, rubber and ruler to paints and brush and mixing palette. also include the all-important stickers. From 3 years upwards. This is available from Lloyds pharmacy who stock a fantastic range of Christmas gifts.

Nativity 3, Dude Wheres my Donkey

Nativity 3

We love Christmas films we watch them as much as possible over the Christmas period starting in Nov and are always looking for new ones to add to our favorites. We all have envied Nativity 1 and 2 so when we had 3 to review we jumped at the chance. With the greats like Martin Clunes and Catherine tate this is a real funny Christmas movie. The pupils from St Bernadette’s are back and there new teacher loses his memory as well as the donkey Archie it’s up to the children to save the day.  This is a great Sunday afternoon film under the duvet. From £9.99

Ravensburger Puzzles


We are always looking for different presents and things to do that do not involve a screen and what a better way than a puzzle. There is a huge variety out there so we were offered Ravensburger it’s a big name in puzzles we were delighted. These are high-quality puzzles for young and old with so many different designs and complicatedness. There is everything from the children’s favorite cartoons characters large easy to put together pieces for little hands and lovely Christmas puzzles to Night edition 3d we had Big Ben and it actually lights this is a great feature as well as being 3d. This is really bringing puzzles to life and making them exciting. There is also a range of Personalized puzzles where you can decide what the picture is great gift idea for nanny and grandad with a picture of the girls. Puzzles start from around £4

Plasticine Softeez


Great gift idea for the little ones.  This is modelling plasticine that doesn’t dry out so can be used time and time again. Sometimes you’re never quite sure what to make but with these Plasticine Softeez you can by a play set that is themed we had the Under the Sea Play box this includes 12 different colour blocks of plasticine and playmat with a under the sea background and 9 accessories like fish shaped cutters.  There is hours of fun to be had with this and for ages 3+ even grandpa loves a go with the plasticine softeez. There are endless possibilities with this as it can be used time and again. There are different sets available as well as a tub with cutters to create your own ideas From around £8.99

Teenage Mutant ninja Turtles


These we big this year and most little boys will love the turtles and even the big boys too. We had  the talking turtle Mikey to review but all the turtles and Shredder are available too. You can move his arms and as you do he says one of his 20+ phases from Pizza time to My kind of party. Each turtle has different phases  Making them a great toy for any turtle lovers. These toys are designed with less menacing features so they are targeted at the younger ones as they are less scary. So even the little ones will be able to create their own turtle adventures Suitable from ages 3+ and from around £8.75

Pet Parade

pet parade

We are very fond of cats and dogs in our house and as you may know all things small, Pet Parade ticks these boxes. There are lots of different sets to collect from Collies and pugs to Huskies and Labradors they can be brought as individual or in sets with lots to collect. There are also carry cases and play worlds to collect along side them. These pets are interactive with each other and their accessories. Their movements are realistic when the button on their back is pressed. They come with customized collars a lead and bones. You can also start your own puppy club on the computer. From ages 3+ and from around £9.99

Peanuts Lip Balm

lip balm

Looking for stocking fillers this is an ideal one for someone who loves the retro tv programme Peanuts with a snoopy strawberry flavour and at only £2.50 it’s a great price

Lego Friends advent Calendar

Lego friends

We love lego in our house and with lego just for girls it’s even better. We are always looking for different advent calendars as the girls can’t eat too much chocolate. These lego advent calendars are great, with 24 different lego buildable pieces behind each door on the countdown to christmas, and the calendar itself is the background to build your scene on. In the friends calendar you will find some cute animals, mini-dolls and christmas cakes and sports equipment. Everything you need to set the scene and a gift everyday up to christmas for your little ones. There are different ones available for boys and girls from around £14.99

Sugar lilly

Sugar lilly

Sugar lilly is a beautiful fun loving character. With many friends and soon to be story books, her range of accessories will bring smiles to any girlie’s face this Christmas. My own girls both love anything pink and girly. So the accessories from Sugar lilly were a huge hit. There is literally something for everything, perfect stocking fillers and larger gifts. So if you have a Sugar Lilly fan, be sure to deck her out this Christmas.

Childs farm

Childs farm

Finding a really good, child-friendly toiletries brand can be hard. Something that suits one child may not suit another, so its important to make sure you have got it right. Child farm offers some amazing, natural products. These would make perfect stocking fillers for your little one, or even placed in hampers for that expecting mum. The girls have loved trying out childs farm and it has become our go-to brand at the moment. With the girls hating anything getting in their eyes, it’s important to have something natural and safe. Childs farm is the perfect brand for that.

Swim seal

swim seal

Avid swimmers will love swim seal. Drops designed to be used in the ears to help prevent the annoying water getting would be the perfect little gift or stocking filler for those who love to swim. Evie has real trouble with water getting stuck in her ears. So swim seal is perfect for her. Same with Liv, she is just discovering how fun it can be to stick your head under, but can be worried about the water in her ears. Swim seal keeps the ears safe and water free. It is the perfect products for any swimmers out there. Big or little!



Twisteez are perfect for those little princesses who love to style their hair with something new and unique. You can use the Twisteez to carefully twist a pencil sized piece of hair into the twisteez to add something different to your hair. The girls like to use them to twist the hair and then stick the twists up, so they stick out. Fabulous for dressing up and even better for party season. Twisteez would be a great stocking filler or even better, to give to your little ones friends this Christmas.

Nature’s purest Rag Doll

natures purest

Dolls are always a hit in this house. The girls love them and personally I think there is nothing more special than a beautifully made Ragdoll. You just cannot beat them. Nature’s purest have made this simply stunning, velvety soft Ragdoll. This doll will become something to treasure over time. I can see it being something they keep with them forever. Even hidden in a box somewhere when they are adults. Finding a Ragdoll so beautiful can be hard. Some can be pretty scary looking and feel rough, but nature’s purest have made the most perfect doll. Her face, arms, legs and body are made of organic cotton velour and she also comes with a detachable woven organic cotton dress and matching jacket. In my opinion, the very best, purest Ragdoll.

Socker Boppers

socker boppers

Who doesn’t love a good fist fight on Christmas day!? Just me?! Well, I know at ours we all love a play fight or two. Especially when we get to boof uncle Marcus with the Sock Boppers. Sock Boppers are inflatable boxing gloves, perfect for those pain free play fights. Sock Boppers are perfect for the young and old because lets face it, the adults do love to test these things out before hand! They retail for around £9.99 and are endless fun for girls and boys!

Eliza Crisp and the Abominable Snow Company

eliza crisp

All kids love a good book on Christmas. Whether its reading for themselves or you reading to them, you can never beat a snuggle and a good book. Eliza Crisp and the abominable snow company would make the perfect book this winter. Eliza Crisp is on a mission to bring the children of England snow this Christmas. But when it looks like this just won’t happen, Eliza goes to the abominable snow company at the South pole where the snow is made. Follow Eliza Crisp on her adventure to bring the snow home. An awesome book full of adventure.

Bratz Study Abroad Dolls


Every little girl likes a doll and one that comes with lots of accessories makes it even better. Bratz dolls have a range of fashion dolls with great eyes and hair that can be brushed and put up into different styles.  The Cloe, Jade, Sasha, and Yasmin are dressed up based on what they have been upto from selfie snaps to snow outfits there is a different doll for anything your little one is into at this moment This range of Bratz dolls are friends that studied abroad and visited some great places. The doll we had to review was Raya who had been to Mexico and now has taken on some of the fashion trends connected with Mexico, she comes with 2 outfits, luggage  with stickers to decorate it and some other accessories including a cactus plant!! There are other friends to collect in the series of Bratz dolls that are based on different counties like the UK to China they retail from £24.99

Lalaloopsy Tinies Jewelry Maker

Lala loopsy

As you may or may not know we love all things small in our house, and Lalaloopsy tinies are one of their favourites, and now the littlest is getting older and is not putting everything in her mouth they also love make jewelry or beads as they call it! so when we got this Lalaloopsy Tinies Jewelry Maker, they were in heaven!!!

With this jewelry maker you can use beads and the Tinies dolls to make your very own rings, bracelets, necklaces and hair clips. The maker will string the beads for you and you add your tinies. There are a lovely range of coloured beads and different strings to choose from. The Tinies included are exclusive to the bead maker for something a little extra special.

This is a great gift for any little from ages 4 +, it also needs 3 AA batteries retails from £29.99

Buggy Tech Tote


Looking something a little different for a gift for someone who has a baby, then look no further:

This is a bag for your buggy/pushchair where you child is facing you and you can fit everything you need in it and more. You have your normal compartment for nappies, bottles with its insulated pocket and not forgetting your lunch!! it has straps so that it hang on the handles in the back on the bag there is a clear holder for your ipad or tablet so that your little one can be kept entertained when you’re out shopping, it has a zip on it so keep it safe and secure. In the front of the bag there is a clear pocket to pop your phone into again it will be kept safe with its velcro tab. Retails from around £20

My studio Girl Make your own travel buddies

sewing thing

This is a great little present for the little ones who love making and doing, Everything you need in one box and a range of buddies available from pandas and Bunnies to monkeys and mice. It’s from ages 3 upwards, with pre-punched holes to make for easy sewing, great step-by-step instructions and a child safety needle. The animal you chose also has a small teddy bear which you also sew together. it comes with a lovely tin with stickers to decorate, and a blanket for your beard to sleep under in their tin with a special carry handle. This is a great gift for Christmas or birthdays and will give them lots of fun after they have sewn together their animals. From around £31.

Glowing Plants and Stars and Glowing wonder stars


These make great stocking fillers for all ages from 5 upwards young and old. For either someone who loves the sky and likes planets and stars and is interested in the solar system these are a given. There are also great for little ones who are having issues with being afraid of the dark. As they will glow in the dark transform their bedroom into their very own nights sky. These self-adhesive stars and planets are easy to stick to the wall, cupboards and ceiling too. They don’t leave a mark when they come off as long as it’s not on fresh paint or wallpaper. On the back of the packets there are fun space facts for your little astronauts.

Make your own Wind-up walking zombies


A great stocking filler for young and old from only £9.97 this is made with magic air dry clay so it is very easy to model and sculpt  with easy to follow instructions and no batteries needed this will soon be built it needs 24 hours to dry and looks great with its popping out eye to make it a great looking zombie and is made to walk like a real zombie. For ages 6+  There are 4 different ones to collect.

Make your own alien slime jumper


A great present for birthday, Christmas or as prizes at your Halloween party!! for ages 6+ and from around £14.09. These will keep your little ones entertained and your bigger ones too. Using air dry clay which is easy to sculpt and model but will take about 24 hours to dry and it’s non-toxic,  it’s easy to do with step by step instructions and pictures to follow. There are more to collect This alien slime jumper comes with his own tin to keep him in, and a pull string to make him jump using his vibrating motor to make him move and shake. There is lots of dough to make your very own unique alien.