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Gift Guide For Baby Christmas 2016

gift guide for baby Christmas 2016

Just like last year, my gift guides have some practicality to them. Newbies and young babies don’t actually play with toys so there is no point spending hundreds on toys for ‘ah they’ll grow into them’ because really they don’t, by the time they ‘grow’ into them a birthday has passed or a Christening and the junk piles up. Here’s a list of gifts for a baby up to about 12 months. I have received some of the products featured for review but I have purchased everything in the main gift thread for the new babog or prior to receiving a review copy. (more…)

Mums Box – An Irish Subscription Box Dedicated To Mums

mums box subscription service ireland

Mums Box a new subscription service dedicated solely to mums has just launched in Ireland and boxes will begin rolling out this January. A good friend of mine, blogger and comedian Sharyn Hayden is to launch Mums Box, a gorgeous box with 5 hand-picked health and beauty items including cosmetics, bath products, sweet treats and hair care products. Also each month there will be a surprise novelty gift to give you the giggles. And rightly so, it wouldn’t scream Sharyn without some good auld belly laughs! (more…)

Team Hopes Launch Online Christmas Shoebox Appeal #onlineChristmasShoebox

A couple of weeks back I mentioned that the big kid and I had been putting our Christmas Shoebox together for Team Hope, a box full of treats including pants, socks and hygienic products like soap, a toothbrush, and toothpaste and of course a doll, a ball, and some munchies. We even put in a superhero cape in. It’s our fourth year to put a box together, I’m a huge believer in paying it forward, if I can help someone out in need in any way I will try my very best to do so. (more…)

20 Elf On The Shelf Idea’s

elf shelf christmas scout

I’ll be honest, Elf on the Shelf is the bane of my life and he’s a creepy looking little creature but in the coming weeks, almost every household with young kids will be under elf surveillance including my own. If I could un-adopt the little bollox, I would. I’ve lost count the number of times I’ve forgotten to move the little shit, reluctantly dragging myself out of the bed to put him somewhere new and adventurous for the big kid. (more…)