Princess Peppa’s Palace

We are great  lovers Peppa Pig in our house. If you are young or old. When it’s on the TV you will always find yourself watching it,  sometimes i find myself being the only one watching it!!!

For anyone who does know about  Peppa Pig it’s a  pre-school cartoon that follows the adventures of Peppa a pig and her family and friends.  Her friends are all different mammals from dogs to rabbits and sheep that talk and act like real people.

Peppa’s friends are the same age as she is and she has a younger brother, George, In the episodes they do everyday activities like going to playgroup, swimming to riding their bikes.

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Their extended family is also involved.They wear clothes, drive cars and talk but you still have the noisy the animals make there are lots of snort like pigs especially from daddy pigs and doing what pigs do best which is jumping in muddy puddles (who doesn’t love muddy puddles!!)

We had the chance to review Princess Peppa’s palace, now we were very excited about this and we are very into princess and castles at the moment. It is from around £49.99 and from ages 3 years +. With this playset comes 3 articulated figures including princess Peppa of course and lots of accessories all the regal furniture that is fit for a princess including chairs, a bed everything you need for the bathroom, a lovely mirror so princess Peppa can see how pretty she looks in her crown. There is even a jelly in the kitchen ready for a grand ball, and not forgetting the chest for storing the treasure in.

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The playset itself has 2 balconies for Peppa and her friends to look out over their estate! It is decorated inside and out to look like a castle complete with flags. It all packs away with the accessories inside so that it can all be kept together.  With rotating doors, this is a great new toy from the Peppa pig range and a real must have for Peppa fans. There is endless possibilities for imaginative play and will keep them entertained for hours. It is well made and thought out your little one will be in no doubt who it is and how it the different items come together to make up the game.


Zuru Bunch o Balloons.


It’s summer and the good weather is here (sometimes!!). We have a large group of friends children and that get together once a month commitments permitting and we try to get outside as much as possible and are always looking for things to do to involve everyone young and old.  Hide and Seek, homemade bows and arrows, skating boarding with ramps.

In the summer it’s nice to do things with water so water pistols are a must but we wanted something a little different this year and the Bunch o balloons is a great addition to our summer games, you will be thinking water balloons great fun but it takes hours of someone usually me stood filling each balloon one at a time and then there are 30 of you all wanting to play you can imagine how long this would take! No not with Bunch o Balloons, you can fill 100 yes 100 balloons in 60 seconds yes 60 seconds!!

Everything you need is in the pack for around £7.98 3 bunches of self-sealing balloons and a connector to go on your hose pipe or water sauce

. So easy connect to the hose, fill and see the balloons self-seal and make all the balloons you need in minutes and it is easy to do everyone wants to have a go. We have never had so many balloons where everyone can take part and have some good old-fashioned outdoor fun.
Another great feature is the balloons and o-rings are biodegradable. So you don’t have to worry about collecting every last bit of balloon.


Bratz Music Festival Vibes

Bratz have done their research. They know what people want when it comes to festivals. They found out that  70% of parents would rather take their kids to a festival than go abroad, with Glasto the one they wanted to attend the most.  And 87% of kids were keen to go to a festival!

That is impressive and I am not surprised. I for one love the idea of taking the girls to a festival, it’s just the doing it part I worry about.

Anyway, Bratz have listened and they have a range of music festival vibes doll.

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This time, the girls had the chance to join in and it looks like the festival goers over at Glastonbury could use one!


With their poncho made fabulous, they are ready to rock and roll with Cloe.


These dolls come with everything you need to enjoy the festival season. With changeable clothes and some really awesome accessories, this range of dolls are perfect for kicking off the summer season.

Bratz dolls are almost iconic. They are a brand who delivers time and time but still in keeping with the classic bratz style doll. And the music festival vibes range are no different.

Kids all over with love having these festival companions all summer long, they are the perfect way to keep them entertained on those long hot night.

Both Liv and Eve are huge fans, and they have beeing loving playing with Cloe out in the garden and even in the hot tub from time to time!

Check out the range yourself.



Bags For Summer With Babymel

Babymel Satchel jumbo dot bag



This is a really trendy range of changing bags. It was thought up by Suzie and her 2 children as she need a bag big enough to take all the things you need for the children; bottles, nappies, wipes change of clothes along with all the things that she need keys, phone and purse and they came up with the Babymel London bags.

They also do a range of children’s lunch bags too

BabyMel do a great range of bags for everyone’s tastes and occasions. From plain and stripy to spotty flowery! The bag I had was the Satchel jumbo dot bag at £42.00 and there is free standard delivery which is always a bonus!!

It doesn’t look like a changing bag from the outside. The quality is amazing they are so well made. The whole bag is wipe clean including the inside, It comes with a changing mat which is a good size and can be folded about and doesn’t take up to much space when not being used. The bag is insulated to keep those bottles warm.

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There are loads of pockets to keep everything organised and easy to find. The strap on the bag is great it’s a long one so it can go over your shoulder or the strap as Velcro on each end so you can attach it you pushchair and it will not get stolen easily.


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The bag itself is lightweight so it doesn’t feel heavy to start with, meaning you can carry around everything you need for two under six!

Overall the Babymel satchel is fantastic. The beautiful design, compartments, changing mat and the waterproof fabric make it a perfect bag for the summer, especially in those summer showers.

Summer Games From Drummond Park

We got to review 2 games for the girls, and we all love games in our house. We had Pumpaloons and Pig Goes Pop, made by Drumond Park.


Pig Goes Pop is for ages 4+ and 2-6 players and it retails at £15.99, basically as you feed the pig the burgers and pump his tummy without bursting open his chef’s coat!!!

You have different coloured burgers that have numbers on them this indicates how many times you have to pump the pigs head, you roll the dice pick up what it shows on the dice you pop the burger in the pigs mouth remembering to check the bottom of the burger to see how many times you need to pump as you pump his head his tummy swells, if his coat goes pop then you lose but if not you keep playing until he goes pop this is a great game to help the little ones learn to count and have some fun along the way.

This is very well made and robust as Boo has taken a shine to it and takes it everywhere at nanny’s!! It great fun pumping his head and wait for that tummy to go pop.


Pumpaloons is a game we have wanted for ages it’s for 2 players and for ages 4+. It comes with everything you need to race to be the first one to pump up your pumpaloons. This retails at £14.99 and as you can see they make great friends to sit on the sofa with and watch tv

There is Stripeyloon and Spottyloon, you need to insert the tube tip into the blue valve in the pump, you can use any part of your body feet or hands to pump up your pumpaloon the winner is the one that gets there first, this is great fun for parties with take it in turns to pump up the pumpaloons, thus us great fun and also a little exercise along the way. One good thing is that when then have been blown up its easy to deflate too, just pull the long thin tip off the hoes this helps keeps the valve open and then you just scrunch and squash the pumpaloon down until all the air is out.

Both the girls love the pumpaloons and they can often be found carting them around and talking to them, after all, pumpaloons need love too!