Real Life Fun and Play with Casdon Toys

Everyday I see my daughter developing her speech and play skills. In fact she’s really into copying everything we say or do at the moment. Yes we really have to watch what we say! Baby girl knows I work in a supermarket in my “day job” and is so obsessed with shopping.

We were extremely lucky to be sent a selection of toys from Casdon which included a shopping trolley, a large range of play food and the cutest little Henry mop & bucket set. All of these toys are great for little imaginations and playtime.

As you can see from the photo she couldn’t wait to play!

Real life fun and play with Casdon

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Night Sky Star Map Review

Next month sees our 5th wedding anniversary. So when Modern Map Art got in touch asking if we wanted to review a night sky star map I thought it would be ideal as a gift to us for celebrating 5 years of married life.

I’m a bit of a star geek and love the night sky. Stars are wonderful to gaze at on a clear night and I’m always looking for the constellations I know. What’s your favourite constellation? I’ve always been a fan of the plough as it was the first one I found myself as a kid.

Night Sky Star Map Review

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A Canvas for our Family Wall with My-Picture.co.uk

Having another baby and becoming a family of four means we are having to update our family wall of pictures and photos. This wall is going up the stairs in our new house. It’s full of memories of our wedding 5 years ago and pictures of baby girl throughout her first year.

When My-Picture.co.uk got in touch to try out their canvas designing business, it was an ideal time to add a picture of our two girls. My husband caught this shot of them the other week and it’s my favourite, so I knew it was the one to be turned into a canvas for the family wall.

Designing a canvas for our family wall with My-Picture.co.uk

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Imaginative Play with the Henry Deluxe Cleaning Trolley

When I was a little girl, my mum said I was always going around with a dustpan and brush cleaning up. This from around the age of two, baby girl’s age right now. Before we got the chance to review the Henry Deluxe Cleaning Trolley, she has been going around with my old dustpan and brush in the kitchen pretend playing. So when this fantastic little cleaning trolley from Casdon popped up, it was totally “amazing” yes her exact words!

Imaginative Play with the Henry Deluxe Cleaning Trolley

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Product Review: Unicorn Soft Plush Toys for Newborns from GUND

Baby dottie is now 4 weeks old. Don’t ask me where that time has gone, I’m not quite sure. Well I’m still in that newborn fuzzy phase of sleepless nights and unbrushed hair! Baby dottie has been sent some gorgeous new plush toys to look at. Everything unicorn is all the rage at the moment so it was great to receive these unicorn soft plush toys from GUND UK. Unicorns are beautiful mythical creatures making them ideal soft toys for little ones.

GUND is America’s oldest and most prestigious soft toy company, founded in 1898. You can tell from the products that they are of great quality, with the silky softness of the toys.

We received the Baby GUND Luna Lovey Unicorn. This lovey is made from boa with satin inside and the border making it really soft that tiny ones will love to cuddle and hold. I can’t tell you how soft it feels, you really need to touch it! It’s perfect for newborns, and gives you a piece of mind knowing it’s super safe. It’s perfect for a sleeptime buddy for your little one.

RRP: £16.00

Luna Lovey unicorn snuggle blanket from GUND

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Toy Review: Kinetic Rock 3 In 1 Loader

My daughter is a tom boy, she would rather be outside playing in the muddy puddles than inside playing with her girly toys. So when we were asked to look at the Kinetic Rock 3 in 1 Loader toy set it was very appealing. In fact her aunt is a geologist and has always been fascinated with rocks so I’m not surprised she’s the same.

Kinetic Rock 3 in 1 Loader

I love the idea around the Kinetic Sand sister product, no mess, but still lots of fun and great for indoor play. The Kinetic Rock looks just the same. In fact it’s made from actual natural rock that sticks together. It can be moulded, crushed and packed together to build lots of 3D creative possibilities. I love the feel of the rock and my daughter did as well!

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