I am ready to get a new phone and upgrade to the iPhone 6s, so when Caseapp contacted me asking if I wanted to review a couple of their products it was just at the right time. I have had my trusty iPhone 4s for ages so I’m looking forward to a new phone. Everyone likes to get a new phone don’t they?
Now I have my awesome custom iPhone case to go with it!
My mum loves horses and it’s her birthday coming up so I thought I would treat her to this gorgeous designed iPad case. Which was the other product I chose to review from Caseapp.
Custom iPhone Case
It took me ages to go through all the designs on the website before I even looked at how to design my own custom iPhone case. There are many different images, designs and patterns to pick from. You really are spoilt for choice!
I came across the Little Passports subscription service through Angela over at Days in Bed. Little Passports have an Early Explorers kit, which is the one I received to review and a World Edition. They cover the ages 3-5 and 6-10 years old.
The idea behind Little Passports is to inspire your children to learn about the world around them. It’s an educational subscription box that will arrive through the mail every month.
I was offered the chance to review the fantastic app from Kidloland which is aimed at ages 0-5 years old. I had never heard of KidloLand before so was very interested in what their app could offer a 5 month old.
My initial questions were:
- Would it be too old for a 5 month old?
- Are there lots of activities to do?
- Would it keep an older child occupied?
- What was the quality of the images like?
- Do you get your monies worth?
So the app was easily to download from the app store onto my iPhone. I was eager to see what the app was about.
When I was pregnant with baby girl I wish I had thought to use Bio-Oil for my stretch marks. I used a stretch mark cream which really wasn’t very good.
Anyway I have been using Bio-Oil recently and it is a wonderful thing. Although I am very proud of my c-section scar I’m using the Bio-Oil to help reduce the purple colour and to help it heal completely. I’m grateful to Bio-Oil for the chance to have tried it.
When the people at Bobadeg
offered me one of their gorgeous personalised children’s books to review I jumped at the chance!
They are also going to let me give two books away to you, my readers.
|Image courtesy of Bobadeg|
Now lets hear what Bobadeg is about:
“Bobadeg is based in the UK and has developed a range of fun and educational, personalised books for children aged 5 and under. Our aim is that each of our products provide a unique learning adventure for each child that makes them feel special.
All of our books can be personalised with your child’s photo and name. A number of our customers comment on how proud their child or grandchild feels when they receive their book and how often they go back to it once they have received it.”
Their personalised kids books are aimed at children aged 5 and under. But my daughter is only 4 months old and is fascinated by all the bright colours, and I love to read the story to her. I do think if she got hold of it though it would end up a chewed mess! So for now I will just hold and read it to her. Until she is older to understand it.
There are 7 designs of the Bobadeg books you can choose from.
- Fairy Garden
- Funny Fish
- I can Fight Dragons – Boys Version
- I can Fight Dragons – Girls Version
- Jiggly Juggly Journey
- Swirly Twirly Kite
- That’s Poo!
As you can see from the photo below I chose The Fairy Garden version
I think what makes the book really special is as well as adding your child’s name and photo you can also have a personal message placed inside the front cover.
How To Create Your Personalised Bobadeg Book
There are 3 simple steps on the Bobadeg website
to help you create your personalised book.
STEP 1 – PICK A BOOK from one of their great designs.
STEP 2 – PICK A SIZE: You can choose between a standard size book and free bookmark or a mini book which is like the one I received above.
STEP 3 – PERSONALISATION DETAILS – Simply fill in their personalisation boxes to let them know:
a) Your child’s first name,
b) The message you would like to appear on the inside cover of the book
c) A photo of your child facing the camera
I just have to point out that on the back of the mini book was some of the other books in the series with their personalised front covers. I really love this little touch as it’s great to see what the other books would look like if you decide to get more from the series.
I think they are great little books and make perfect little birthday presents. Therefore I am giving the personalised Bobadeg books a 5 out of 5 stars rating.
* I received this personalised mini book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are my own.
Here is my latest books and chocolates giveaway. I love to run little competitions to give something back to you, and books and chocolates are two of my favourite things.
This month there are three books in the giveaway and a small box of milk tray chocolates.
The first book in the giveaway is called 44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith. This book is about a fictitious building in a real street in Edinburgh. It’s based on characters who have some sort of relationship with 44 Scotland Street. You can follow them through different journeys in their lives. This is book number 1 in the series so a good place to start.
The story revolves around the comings and goings at No. 44 Scotland Street, a fictitious building in a real street in Edinburgh. Immediately recognisable are the Edinburgh chartered surveyor, stalwart of the Conservative Association, who dreams of membership of Scotland’s most exclusive golf club. We have the pushy Stockbridge mother, and her prodigiously talented five-year-old son, who is making good progress with the saxophone and with his Italian. Then there is Domenica Macdonald who is that type of Edinburgh lady who sees herself as a citizen of a broader intellectual world. In McCall Smith’s hands such characters retain charm and novelty, simultaneously arousing both mirth and empathy. 44 Scotland Street is vintage McCall Smith, tackling issues of trust and honesty, snobbery and hypocrisy, love and loss, but all with great lightness of touch. Clever, elegant and funny, this is a novel that provides huge entertainment but which is underpinned by the moral dilemmas of everyday life and the characters’ struggles to resolve them.