Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Giveaway: £100 Room to Grow Voucher!

Good morning!
As you know throughout March & April I will be running quite a few giveaways for you all, as a big thanks for following our journey and supporting us too! :). So today's amazing giveaway is brought to you by Room to Grow, who are giving you the chance to win a £100 Gift Card to spend on their website! How super kind of them :). You might have seen a recent review we carried out for one of their Mini-B Beanbags, you can view it here if you are interested in putting your voucher towards one too!

Room to Grow are a fantastic company who provide a huge range of nursery furniture, children's room furniture and fun and quirky accessories for your little ones bedrooms! From bunting to storage boxes, bookcases to cushions, they have everything you need to make your little ones room perfect!

Below I have chosen my top items for the girlies & boys, which one is your favourite?

GIRLS




BOYS



So whether you want to buy a couple of bits for their room or put the voucher towards something a bit bigger such as a new bed or piece of furniture, you will be sure to find something to suit their room perfectly! Have a browse on the website for some inspiration too, you'll find plenty there :)


T H E     G I V E A W A Y

£100 Gift Card to spend at Room To Grow

How do you win?

Enter the rafflecopter below, the more options you complete, the higher your chance of winning! What are you waiting for? Read the T&C below and happy entering :)


T&C's

1. All entries will be checked and verified so please don't cheat
2. If the winner does not respond to my email with 7 days, another will be chosen! :)
3. Open to UK residents!

4. Good luck!


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Tuesday, 25 March 2014

My 1st Years Review & Giveaway

Good morning! :)

Hope you are having a great week so far, boy are you all being spoilt with giveaways recently! ;). But before we get to that, I have a fab review of the gorgeous Pink Hessian Gift Sack from My 1st Years! 

My 1st Years are an amazing company providing you with stunning products for your little one, including new baby gifts, photo frames, photo albums, as well as personalised baby grows, toys, accessories and fluffy robes too! Lots of pretty gifts and accessories to choose from, all packaged in beautiful boxes to add that extra special touch! My 1st years have you covered whether you're looking for their 1st outfit, 1st shoes or even first towel, you will fall in love with each item you find! They don't just stop at baby bits though, with Mothers Day coming up this Sunday, treat your Mum a gorgeous photo album from the homepage, it's shabby chic and is sure to put a smile on her face :)

Now, onto the review..



First of all, you know how much I love packaging and boxes etc (getting old you see..), well this is probably the prettiest looking box i've ever seen! It's a beautiful baby blue colour with a decorative white bow places on one corner making it perfect for both girls and boys, the box is sturdy and is perfect for using as a memory box or photo album if you're feeling crafty! But onto the gift sack...

It's perfect as a gift, for holding gifts for a birthday party, as a storage bag, for keeping their toys tidy & lots lots more! It's pretty big too which is even better, plenty of room for whatever you decide to use it for! It even comes with a drawstring so it can be hung up too! This super girly baby accessory features a large pink gingham heart to the front, which can be personalised with your baby’s name for an extra special gift, it even comes in blue too for the little boy in your life :). We've decided to use it for Abbie's cuddly toys as she has so many of them, it's the perfect size for them all and makes the whole room look a lot less cluttered!

The quality of the gift sack is perfect, it's sturdy and strong whilst still being light! It measures in at 90cm x 60cm so again, there is plenty of space for everything! Here are a few pictures below, they really don't do it justice as it is really has to be seen in person to get the full effect!






"Present your baby gift to the little tot in style with this lovely pink hessian gift sack baby accessory. Just fill it with gifts for the lucky little baby and you’ve got the perfect personalised gift wrap! The best bit? This gift sack baby accessory can be re-used again and again"

You can personalise the sack with different fonts and colours, as well as it now being on sale for just £10! What a bargain! :)

T H E   G I V E A W A Y

2 x Personalised Hessian Sacks!

How do you win?

Enter the rafflecopter below, the more options you complete, the higher your chance of winning! What are you waiting for? Read the T&C below and happy entering :)

T&C's

1. All entries will be checked and verified so please don't cheat
2. If the winner does not respond to my email with 7 days, another will be chosen! :)
3. Open to UK residents!

4. Good luck!

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Monday, 24 March 2014

Totally Funky: Snow White Satchel Review & Giveaway!

Happy Monday everyone!
What a busy weekend we've had! If you didn't see my post from yesterday, click here to have a little look at our week in pictures :).

Today I have a review of the absolutely gorgeous Snow White Satchel bag from TotallyFunky, an amazing website full of retro gifts, toys and games and gadgets and gizmos, something for the whole family!  The Snow White Satchel is just one of many from the Once Upon A Time range,  which are all based on your favourite fairytales, from Little Red Riding Hood to Snow White, these enchanting designs feature simple illustrations, pretty bows, cute catchphrases and amazing attention to detail. The Fairytale range really is a dream come true!







I immediately fell in love with it online, it looked so pretty and I'd never seen anything like it before, there are a ton of satchels out there but nothing quite like this! Once it arrived I fell in love a little bit more, it is adorable, perfect for everyday use if you're just popping to the shops or out for the day and great as a little changing bag too! It easily fit 5 nappies, a pack of wipes, a change of clothes and Abbies sippy cup! 

The exterior is a pretty Jade colour on the top section and an off white for the rest of the bag,  there are cute illustrations covering the entire bag, of all the characters from the famous fairytale, including the seven dwarves, the evil queen and the prince. The bag is secured with
 two chunky buckles on the front which have a magnetic popper fastening too!


 There are also two side pockets which are perfect for storing your phone/keys and other items you don't want to go rooting through the main section looking for, plus an inner zipped pocket and charming fairytale lining..







The quality of the bag is exceptional, easy to clean and stitched to perfection! The perfect gift for all ages, toddlers, teens and adults! To purchase your own, click here and have a browse through the other items too!

BUT...before you rush off and spend your money, I have a giveaway for you all, read below for more details!

T H E   G I V E A W A Y


TWO x Snow White Satchels


How do you win?


Enter the rafflecopter below, the more options you complete, the higher your chance of winning! What are you waiting for? Read the T&C below and happy entering :)


T&C's


1. All entries will be checked and verified so please don't cheat
2. If the winner does not respond to my email with 7 days, another will be chosen! :)
3. Open to UK residents!


4. Good luck!
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Thursday, 20 March 2014

£50 Truffle Shuffle Gift Card Giveaway!

Good morning! 

Hope you're all enjoying the sunshine still!
Today I have a giveaway for you all for the amazing website Truffle Shuffle, I'm sure you've all heard of them but just incase you haven't let me explain..Truffle Shuffle provide you with retro clothing with your favourite movie quotes and characters, from Super Mario to Mean Girls, Mr Men to Grease! There is something for the whole family, including gifts, accessories and even home accessories too! Below I have picked my three favourite womens items and my two favourite mens items, which is your favourite? 


2) Clueless - Ugh As If T-shirt
3) Grease - Rydell High T-shirt  

Below I have picked my favourite accessories & gifts too :)



T H E   G I V E A W A Y


£50 Truffle Shuffle Gift Card 


How do you win?


Enter the rafflecopter below, the more options you complete, the higher your chance of winning! What are you waiting for? Read the T&C below and happy entering :)


T&C's


1. All entries will be checked and verified so please don't cheat
2. If the winner does not respond to my email with 7 days, another will be chosen! :)
3. Open to UK residents!


4. Good luck!
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Monday, 17 March 2014

Pink Lining Changing Bag Giveaway!


Hello! :) 
Hope you all had a great weekend! 

I'm too excited for todays post, it's been scheduled for the whole weekend and I just wanted to publish it straight away for you all! But I kept it together and here you are! I have teamed up with the fantastic online store 'Mummy & Little Me', who feature everything you need from your stylish maternity wear to new baby clothes, right up to changing bags and even pushchairs too! 

"Our maternity wear has been chosen to flatter your changing body shape throughout pregnancy and beyond. Our maternity wear uses beautiful, stretchy fabrics, strong colours and clever design details to help you look and feel fabulous throughout your pregnancy, whatever the occasion. We have a wide range of maternity dresses, great fit maternity jeans and gorgeous maternity bras."

Mummy & Little Me have been super generous and have provided one lucky winner the chance to win my personal favourite Pink Lining Bag, the gorgeous Yummy Mummy in The Mews Pink Bikes! Eek! Just look how gorgeous it is!!





"The Yummy Mummy is the most popular baby changing bag from the Pink Lining collection, the exterior of the bag features the In The Mews Pink Bikes print and has two canvas elasticated side pockets with pretty PU bows and a front canvas pocket with Yummy Mummy slogan and cupcake patch. The bag comes with an adjustable shoulder strap that is long enough to fit over any pram/buggy handle bars. Internal Features: 2x insulated bottle holders, 2x nappy pockets, pen holder, key fob, mirror, phone pocket, small zip pocket, padded changing mat and wet zip bag."



T H E   G I V E A W A Y

Prize: 1 x Pink Lining Changing Bag

How do you win?

Enter the rafflecopter below, the more options you complete, the higher your chance of winning! What are you waiting for? Read the T&C below and happy entering :)

T&C's

1. All entries will be checked and verified so please don't cheat
2. If the winner does not respond to my email with 7 days, another will be chosen! :)
3. Open to UK residents only!

4. Good luck! :)


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Saturday, 15 March 2014

£50 Primark Gift Card Giveaway!

Ok, this post wasn't scheduled until next week but I am too excited! I am giving one of you the chance to win a £50 Primark gift card! Eeek! Imagine how much you could buy for that, maybe you want to get some new bits for your spring/summer wardrobe, maybe try their new make up collection or perhaps spruce up your home with some funky accessories! It's up to you! I have pieced together a few of my favourite bits below including some maternity items (who knew they did such gorgeous pieces!), some accessories and some gorgeous orange heels!


With Primarks New Generation range now out, you can spoil your little one(s) with some pretty dresses or adorable dungarees, we have a brand new store coming near us in July so I'll practically be there at every chance I get (goodbye money!), no seriously though, one of the main reasons I love prim ark is not only for their amazing collections but for the very very reasonable price tags, I think everything above is below £15, perfect for all budgets without compromising on style!

If you haven't seen our recent review of the new girls range, click here and take a peek! I have added a few of the pictures below for you to have a look at, how gorgeous are they!


T H E   G I V E A W A Y


A £50 Primark Gift Card!


How do you win?


Enter the rafflecopter below, the more options you complete, the higher your chance of winning! What are you waiting for? Read the T&C below and happy entering :)


T&C's


1. All entries will be checked and verified so please don't cheat
2. If the winner does not respond to my email with 7 days, another will be chosen! :)
3. Open to UK residents!


4. Good luck!

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Thursday, 13 March 2014

The Peekaboo Baby Company Giveaway!



I have another fantastic giveaway for you all today, it's your chance to get your hands on a gorgeous Cloud Nine Baby Box worth £40 from the Peekaboo Baby Company!



"The Peekaboo Baby Company was created in September 2013 to allow you to purchase exclusive and unique baby gifts for your friends, family and colleagues. Our philosophy is to provide contemporary and stylish gift boxes for precious newborn babies which parents will treasure and babies will adore.



We have done this by undertaking extensive research to make sure our boxes are beautiful presents and contain only the best high end products from UK, Europe and beyond. All of our boxes contain gorgeous yet practical items for parents and babies that are delivered worldwide. We even have an organic range of clothing.


So when a baby is born … spoil them with a Peekaboo Baby Gift Box"

The Girls Box...

You will receive...

1 x Faye & Lou Muslin Pink

1 x Petit Bateau – Long Sleeved Bodysuit Toys in White/Pink

1 x Gift Card - Girl (personal message in checkout step 4)

1 x Gift Box - Pink

1 x Petit Bateau – Short Sleeved Bodysuit Toys in White/Pink
3 x Trumpette Socks – Big Rosie’s (1 pair)
1 x Kaloo Sweet Life Patchwork Doudou



The Boys Box


You will receive...

1 x Faye & Lou Muslin Blue

1 x Petit Bateau – Long Sleeve Bodysuit Toys in White/Blue

1 x Petit Bateau - Short Sleeve Bodysuit Toys in White/Blue

3 x Trumpette Socks – Ashtons’ 89 (1 pair)
1 x Gift Box - Blue
1 x Kaloo Sweet Life Patchwork Doudou
1 x Gift Card - Boy (personal message)


T H E   G I V E A W A Y

Your choice of a Girls or Boys Cloud Nine Box!
 2 sizes are available...3 months or 6 months!


How do you win?

Enter the rafflecopter below, the more options you complete, the higher your chance of winning! What are you waiting for? Read the T&C below and happy entering :)

T&C's

1. All entries will be checked and verified so please don't cheat
2. If the winner does not respond to my email with 7 days, another will be chosen! :)
3. Open to UK residents!

4. Good luck!

Click the below link to browse the other stunning bits and bobs available!
www.babybox.biz



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Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Treat Republic Mother & Child Necklace Giveaway!

If you are a regular reader of my blog, you will know how much I love the online shop Treat Republic, we have worked together a few times over the past 2 years and I can honestly say it has always been smooth, efficient and each product has been exactly how I imagined! You can view our reviews below if you are interested!





Treat Republic provide you with gifts for Men, women & children. Including jewellery, home decor, gardening accessories, experience days, chocolates, literally everything you need for any occassion, plus many items can be personalised too for that extra special touch!


With Mothers Day coming up very soon, you are probably thinking about what to get, perhaps you want something special that they won't expect with a little bit of a sentimental value! Well Treat Republic are giving one of you the chance to WIN their gorgeous Mother & Child necklace worth £62.99!


"A gift to celebrate the grand entrance of a new life into this world. A brilliant gift of love for a new Mum that honours the beginning of a lifelong bond, accompanied with a story card and a gold silk pouch.The Story card reads:'Congratulations on the grand entrance of a new life into this world. These two Sterling Silver hearts (one bathed in 18KT gold) represents you and your little one and the beginning of a life long bond, wear them often and think of the wonderful adventures ahead for both of you."


Dimensions:
Length of 18kt gold plated heart: 1.4cmWidth of 18Kt gold plated heart: 1.5 cm 
Length of sterling silver heart: 1.1cmWidth of sterling silver heart: 1.2cm
Total length of chain: 43cm/17.5'Total weight: 12g
Hallmarked 925 Sterling Silver

Read more: here


T H E   G I V E A W A Y

How do you win?
Enter the rafflecopter below, the more options you complete, the higher your chance of winning! What are you waiting for? Read the T&C below and happy entering :)


T&C's

1. All entries will be checked and verified so please don't cheat

2. If the winner does not respond to my email with 7 days, another will be chosen! :)
3. Open to UK residents!
4. Good luck!


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Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Mothers Day Gifts!

Although Abbie is still too young to understand Mothers Day, I look forward to being showered with love and perhaps a few little gifts to say thanks for putting up with her bad sleeping habits for the previous few years! I think my favourite gift would be a handmade card from her, with scribbles and scruffy handwriting, something she has helped to make herself and feels a sense of pride when she gives it to me :). 

Remember, you don't have to spend a fortune on gifts, sometimes it's the little things that mean the most, if you need some inspiration, have a little look here for some great ideas and check out my list below of my top 3 ideas!


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1. Flowers & Chocolates
You can never go wrong with flowers! What's better is that Mothers Day is always at the beginning of spring so there are so many new flowers blooming, from pretty daffodils to white lilies, and even a huge bouquet of gorgeous colourful flowers to brighten up her home too! As for chocolates, go for the biggest box you can find, perhaps a mixture of her favourites or different types!

2. Canvas/Wall Art
This is a good way to get the kids involved, purchase a blank canvas and get some paints or pens and let the little ones draw her a picture, you can choose the colours if you want to and just let them doodle and draw what they like, we let Abbie do this recently and it's now up on the wall in our living room! She loved getting involved and getting a bit messy! It'll give your mum a gorgeous piece of wall art she can put up on display for everyone to see :)

3. Jewellery
A special piece of jewellery that she can wear all the time but that will also be sentimental too, some kind of locket perhaps with the grandchildren inside or her children, or maybe a gorgeous engraved bracelet with a little message from the family, I think when you can see someone has put an extra bit of effort into their gifts, it means more, a special engravement will definitely make her smile!

If none of those take your fancy, check out some more gifts here for a ton of other ideas!

If you're thinking about getting something for a new mum, it's always nice to go along the 'pampering' route, something with a bubble bath and relaxing bath oil will be sure to put a smile on her face :). You can even get something for the little one if you just can't resist, here are some fab ideas for you to browse through too!

x

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Out There Interiors Review

Todays post is a review of the gorgeous Fretwork Nightstand by Out There Interiors, if you're a bit of a home decor geek like myself then you will absolutely love the huge collection they have! From retro to modern, french style to Nordic, you are guaranteed to find something you will fall in love with! I literally would buy everything on the website if I could,  one of my future goals is to build and design my own house, inside and out, at least now I'll only need one website eh! :)

When we were contacted to take part in a review I was so excited, not only are we currently re-doing our room but we had been struggling to find the 'perfect' bedside table for so long, and after browsing on the website for about a minute I had found 'the one'..Maybe a little over the top but you'll be surprised just how much people will overcharge on bedside tables too, I even came across one..that's right..ONE, for £350! I don't know about you but I cannot justify that for a bedside table...Anywho..below I have put together a little collection of some of my favourite items, I have a little obsessions with black and white at the moment (in case it's not clear).

So we put in our order and waited for it to arrive..
And then the knock at the door i had been waiting for finally came! Just a little note, try and keep toddlers away from the box, Abbie thought she was being helpful by standing on it whilst trying to undo the tape...:)

Inside the box I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to put together, no dowels, no screws and no awkwardness! Simply the legs split into 2 parts (twist them into each other) and tra-la..in about a minute it was set up and a smile beamed across my face..now Ben, who isn't one for home decor really, absolutely loved it too! I think i've gotten him into the french decor inspired look


It is absolutely GORGEOUS, even prettier than in the photo actually, the finish is smooth and the design is stunning, if you are looking for a shabby chic inspired bedside table, look no further, this is exactly what you need! The front has a Victorian style pattern which sits across the very top, whilst below are two little drawers which are actually surprisingly spacious inside, they are quite deep and go back further than you think! Perfect for keeping your favourite books!





Details...

2 available styles - Distressed stone & white
Measurements - W 40cm H 70.5cm D 32cm

I am absolutely in love with this table, you can purchase it here for the very reasonable price of £79, and why not take a look at the rest of the french style items too! 
Visit the website here for more gorgeous furniture and decor items!

x



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