Category Archives: Christmas 2011

Little Old Lady Recipes – Cookbook

Product: Little Old Lady Recipes   

Price: £9.99

Available from: Amazon

Initial Reaction: I was surprised at the tiny size of this book, but on my first flick through, there seemed to be a lot packed into it Continue reading

Moon Sand Sweet Delights Candy Factory Playset

Moon Sand Sweet Delights Candy Factory PlaysetMoon Sand Sweet Delights Candy Factory Playset

Price:  rrp £14.99

Available from:  Amazon (£12.80),Smyths (£14.99), Toys R Us (£14.99)

Suitable from: 3+

Initial Reaction:  I had heard but never tried moon sand before so was interested in trying this out.

The set comes with one candy press, 10 moulds, a measuring cup, storage box and two different colours of moon sand. You create your own candy which you can bake and paint or squash and reuse. Continue reading

Cars 2 AppMATes

Cars 2 AppMATesDisney Pixar Cars 2 AppMATes - Mater and Finn

Price:  £20

Available from:  Disney Store

Suitable from: 4+

Initial Reaction:  You use your ipad as a racing board, I was worried the cars would scratch the screen but they didn’t.

You download the free app from itunes and then use the two cars it comes with to race, explore and complete missions. The cars has sensors on them that interact with the ipad app, its all very clever and my OH was very excited about trying it out. Continue reading

Deep Sleep CD

Deep Sleep CD

Price: £9.99

Available from: With Andrew Johnson

Initial impression:  I suffer with bouts of insomnia so it will be interesting to see if this works

You listen to the CD or recording every night for at least 3 weeks and the recording is 30  minutes long. Continue reading

WEN® by Chaz Dean Introductory Kit – Cucumber Aloe

WEN® by Chaz Dean Introductory Kit – Cucumber Aloe

Price:  £24.99
Available from
: WEN

Initial Reaction: great looking product, I hope its as good as it smells. Great size products. Continue reading

Zumba Fitness DVD Exercise Kit includes toning sticks

Zumba Fitness DVD Exercise Kit includes toning sticks

Price: £49.98 RRP

Available from: www.zumbafitness.co.uk

Initial Reaction: A fun and enjoyable way to exercise and lose my post-baby tum Continue reading

GloMate Jr

GloMate Jr 

Price:  £12.99

Available from:  GloMate

Initial Reaction:   BG is currently afraid of the dark so this came at the right time for us to test out. We were on the lookout for a nightlight for her. Continue reading