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Leslie Rickerby

Christmas with the Rickerbys 2018

I’m very conscious that a lot of my posts lately have been reviews and things and not much in the way of personal posts. I’ve got a list of things that I’ve been wanting to write about but sometimes paid work comes in and…

December 2, 2018

Christmas Gift Guide for Babies

Babies change so much so quickly and buying gifts for their age range often means that in a few months time, that gift is no longer needed because they’ve grown out of it or it was to teach them a skill that they’ve now…

December 2, 2018

Creating the Perfect Playroom From the Floor up!

Since Dexter was born, I’ve been creating the perfect playroom in my head. I long to have a spare room just for the kids – big enough to house wonderful toys and things that they have and make magical memories. So, now I’m putting…

December 1, 2018
Reviews / Giveaways

Playmobil City Life – Children’s Playground

We’ve done it. We’ve joined the Playmobil family.My kids are definitely not short on toys but Playmobil is something we’ve not purchased before. So when Smyths Toys offered us the chance to review a new Playmobil set, exclusive to them, we thought we’d give…

November 27, 2018

3 Small Businesses That Deserve Your Money

Black Friday Deals, Christmas offers, January sales… Big retailers can afford to bring you all sorts of crazy deals, spend thousands on getting celebrities in their ads and can really shove their products right under your noses.But there are some much smaller businesses that…

November 20, 2018
Reviews / Giveaways

Ready2Robot – The new collectables

Recently we were asked if we would like to review the new Ready2Robot collectable toys from MGA entertainment – the people that brought you the L.O.L Surprise dolls that people seem to be really loving at the moment. Ready2Robot toys allow you to build and…

November 19, 2018
Reviews / Giveaways

The Gender Neutral Kids Gift Guide!

I was going to do 5 gift guides this year, one for girls, one for boys, mums, dads and babies… but was I making more work for myself. I don’t buy into all the pink for girls, blue for boys, girls need dolls and…

November 10, 2018
Reviews / Giveaways

Little Tikes STEM Jr. Wonder Lab – Review

Fascinating. That’s how Dexter sees the world. Out of my three children, he is definitely the most inquisitive. Curious about how things work, always wondering why things happen.  Which is why the Little Tikes STEM Jr. Wonder Lab is perfect for him. Gettin’ our…

October 26, 2018

Keeping Kids Tech-Free Before Bed

As Dexter gets older and mixes with more children, I’ve been toying with the idea of getting him a new tablet or device for Christmas, but I’ve been having a bit of an internal dilemma. Mornings are a nightmare with him when he has to…

October 21, 2018
Reviews / Giveaways

The Baby Hamper Giveaway!

So, news broke last week of another Royal baby on the horizon. Harry and Meghan are expecting their first child in the coming Spring and so as a way of celebration, I have teamed up with The Baby Hamper company to host a giveaway…

October 20, 2018