Archive of ‘Entertainment’ category

Review: Nick Cope’s Latest Children’s Album

I have a real treat for you today! But let me rewind a little to this past Summer, when I was combing through the Edinburgh International Book Festival children’s programme choosing events to take my boys to, and came across indie singer songwriter Nick Cope. Previously the lead singer of rock band The Candyskins in […] Read more…

Activity Advent Calendar Tips & Template

Whether you are looking for an alternative to chocolate Advent calendars (anyone else still working their way through the Hallowe’en candy?), are tired of those pre-filled toy calendars that just add more plastic tat to your house, or are simply in search or something a little bit different, an Activity Advent Calendar is a really […] Read more…

Advent Calendar & Stocking Fillers for Kids Age 4+

With just over ten days to go until 1st December, it’s time to get your Advent calendars organised! When I was kid, we always got Advent calendars filled with little gifts each day. My calendar was a cross-stitch sampler with 24 gold rings, hand made by my mum, and each December she would tie 24 […] Read more…

Review: Giraffes in Scarves Game

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that as a family we love board games. A lot! We love them all year round, but no more than during the gloomy later Autumn and Winter months, the perfect time to cosy down at home over the weekend for a board game marathon. […] Read more…

Review: Toca Life Holiday! Sticker Book

It’s a bit quiet on the blog this week, as the Autumn half term holidays are in full swing here in Edinburgh. But I did want to take a moment to share a great activity book with you that we were recently sent for review. It’s been in high demand already this week! The Toca […] Read more…

Review: Fuzzikins Campervan

It may feel like the Summer holidays are just behind us, but in Edinburgh we’re already half way to the school Autumn holidays! My kids would love to go camping, but I’m not really thrilled by the idea. So in the mean time, they get to live out their camping fantasies with the Fuzzikins Campervan […] Read more…

Review: Construction Cars Set

Do you have kids who are obsessed with toy cars? My boys are both real motor heads, so were really excited when we were recently sent a set of Cat® construction cars from Toy State to review. We took them with us on our Summer holidays – despite the boys and I sharing a suitcase between […] Read more…

Review: Sticky Stick Sticker Book

Are you kids fans of Hey Duggee? If they are, you’ve probably already got the Stick Song stuck in your head. If they’re not, you will after hearing it. Either way, you’re welcome! My boys love Hey Duggee. They love the Stick Song. They love sticks (what kid doesn’t?) My youngest is known as ‘Stick […] Read more…

Review: Superhero Lotto Game

We’re in week 3 of the Scottish summer school holidays, and our board games collection has been getting a good work out. Today I wanted to share one of the latest addition to our collection with you, which is another game we were sent for review by Orchard Toys. The game is called Superhero Lotto […] Read more…

Review: Orchard Toys Mini Travel Games

Disclosure: This post includes a gifted product we were sent for review. All opinions are our own. With the summer holidays quickly approaching, my mind has been turning to how I will keep my boys entertained while we are on vacation. I’ll be flying over to Germany with the boys for two weeks, with one […] Read more…

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