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Aquabeads Cars 3 Playset

The boys have all been Cars crazy at some point or another and Ru bear is still completely obsessed. So when we were sent the Aquabeads - Cars 3 Playset they were all very impressed and couldn't wait to get started.
Amazingly they each picked a character without fighting. We all thought Ru would want his favourite Lightening McQueen but he actually went for Jackson Storm. Noah picked Mack, Alex picked Lightening and Oscar went for Cruz Ramirez.

Inside the box you have everything you need to make all four characters,
1 Table Tray, 1 Bead Palette, 2 Template Sheets which are printed on both sides, 1 Sprayer, 1 Bead Peeler, Over 1000 Polygon Beads,  Jewelled Beads, And A Set of Instructions.
Key Features; Helps to develop hand-eye coordination and memory skills. Just spray water and the beads stick together!  No ironing required.

Once you've picked your character just slot the template on the underside of the table tray and get placing your beads. Ru couldn't quite do it himself…

Spa Visits, Sleep Diary and Star Wars Auditions...

Last week was a good week, my bestie came to stay for the week.

Rupert started the week out by turning into a bit of a naked gardener and we started his sleep diary. I also managed to send back the questionnaires we were sent. So hopefully by the time we are seen again this sleep diary will be full and they'll see how bad he is when it comes to bedtime.

I also started a bit of a health kick and put my love affair with coffee on the sidewalk and turned back to Green Tea. I really want to start feeling better about myself and I can slowly see Im heading to where I really want to be. I know I'm never going to have my pre twins / Rupert body back as being just under 8stone is a tad unrealistic these days, but to not feel so flabby would be fab!

Rupert made friends with another butterfly.  He found it laying in the grass and gently picked it up and then played with it for about half an hour. Once the butterfly was done being friendly it flew off.

On Monday Jenny arrived and we spe…

Mr Men and Little Miss ‘Back to School’ Giveaway

With September just around the corner I've teamed up with the guys over at Haliborange, the UK’s number one children’s supplement brand to host this amazing Back to School Giveaway.
Whether your little one is starting school for the very first time, or they are going back after a Summer of fun, this prize bundle will be the perfect end of summer gift!
The prize bundle;
·Mr Men/Little Miss pencil case ·Mr Men/Little Miss lunch box ·Mr Men/Little Miss water bottle ·3 month supply of Haliborange vitamins

A little bit about Haliborange; Haliborange is a leading children’s healthcare brand. It produces a range of supplements aimed specifically at children. Made by the UK’s leading supplements manufacturer Seven Seas, Haliborange is the UK’s number one children’s supplement brand. Loved and trusted for generations, Haliborange is specifically tailored to support a healthy diet and lifestyle according to your child’s individual nutritional needs. Haliborange recognises that for parents today it …

Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Trackmaster Scrapyard Escape Set

This awesome set is inspired by the new film Thomas & Friends Journey Beyond Sodor.  The film sees new faces help Thomas on his action-packed epic journey, as he travels away from Sodor and across to the mainland, where he sees and experiences adventures that are beyond his wildest dreams. 
One of the locations he visits is the Steelworks, and now little engineers can bring their imaginations to life with this exciting new playset from the Trackmaster range, featuring a motorised Steelworks Thomas engine!

 Key Features 
Inspired by the new Journey Beyond Sodor filmMotorised actionIncludes motorised Thomas, cargo car, two cargo pieces and full track layout with cable bridge crossing, Steelworks shack and cargo grabberRRP: £39.99Suitable from 3 years+

Rupert adores this Thomas & Friends track set and since we built it, he hasn't stopped playing with it.
It took about 5 minutes to put together and Ru even lent a hand.
Once it was all put together Ru started to push Thomas around b…

Head Along to DreamWorks Trolls Truck Tour at UK Retailers this Summer!

Interactive Stations Include Cupcake Decorating, Crafting, Poppy’s Salon and More!

This summer holidays, fans of DreamWorks Trolls will be able to join their favourite Trolls characters on board the Trolls Truck, as it heads round on the country on a retail tour.  At over 17 meters long, the Trolls Truck is packed full of Hair-rific activities for kids to explore! Featuring Poppy and the Snack Pack, the Trolls Truck includes a cupcake decorating station; crafting tables; a chance to Trollify yourself in Poppy’s Salon; a visit to Branch’s bunker; and much more!

#TrollsTruck tour stop locations and dates can be found below. . Date Location Address Tuesday 22nd August Smyths (Salford) West One Retail Park, Gilda Brook Road, Salford M50 1ZD Wednesday 23rd August The Entertainer (Lincoln) St Marks Shopping Centre, Lincoln LN5 7EY Thursday 24th August The Entertainer (Burton Upon Trent) Octagon Shopping Centre, Burton Upon Trent DE14 3TN

Woods, Ink and Library Visits

After hitting a bit of a downer the other week, these past two weeks have been much better. I've been more productive and I'm starting to feel a little bit better within myself.
Ru went off to nursery on Tuesday so we took the others for a walk in the woods and found a new route to take, which took us to brand new unclimbed trees.

We also went off track and found a beautiful spot between all the trees where we collected pine cones for the wood burner.

Wednesday Ru should have been at nursery but because the power was being turned off in the village his nursery is in he had to have the day off. So Wednesday was pretty much spent lining up all his Lightning McQueens.

Oscar also learnt to ride his bike with out the stabilisers on, spurred on by Alex who had his taken off a week ago. It's nice to see how quickly they've taken to riding their bikes. As with Noah he's only actually really started riding his bike since we moved here and he went from not being able to rid…

Back To School With Despicable Me 3

With the end of the 6 week holidays in sight its around now that most parents start to think about getting everything organised and buying those back to school essentials.
The boys were recently sent an awesome Despicable Me 3 Back to School bundle. The boys all love the Minions and are desperate to see the new Despicable Me film so when they saw all these goodies they literally jumped for joy.

First up is this rather grumpy Posh Paws Jail Minion Tim..  Ru quickly swiped this for himself before the others could even say they wanted it. He's super soft and his googles are hard plastic, so they stand out nicely!
He's perfect to cuddling up to after a long day at school / nursery.
You can buy him over on amazon for £12.11

Something that I'm always wishing I had handy but never do are tissues.... With all these I think I will be good all through winter!
16 packs on handy Minion tissues, These will be great to keep a pack in each of the boys school bags plus some in my handbag…