Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Exante Trio Of Summer Puddings Review

My downfall is I'm a bit of a snacker, because the kids get hungry at about 4.30/5 we eat dinner as a family then. Which means I get hungry on the night around 8pm, that's when I go for the sweet and naughty stuff. In general we have quiet healthy low calorie meals, we eat a lot of vegetables and I cook from scratch most of the time. I reviewed the Exante cupcakes last month and they are great if using a diet plan, but they was slightly fiddly to do. I need something quick and easy but will fill me up so I'm not back and forth to the fridge.  Exante asked me to review their trio of summer puddings, which come in the following flavours.

Gooey Chocolate Pudding 

Gooey Summer Pudding 

Gooey Salted Caramel Pudding 

The puddings are very easy to make all you need to do is mix the sachet in a bowl with 60ml of water then microwave for about 1/1.5 minutes. The puddings are so quick and easy to do, the puddings are a light sponge but very filling and taste delicious. The pictures really don't do them any justice, I don't have any small bowls than this so I had to use one of the kids bowls. 

RRP- £1.59 Each 

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Horror Block - August

I actually nearly cancelled my subscription for this month due to the last two boxes. I really was disappointed with both boxes. I'm glad I didn't, as its one of the best boxes I've had for a while. They really upped their game this month and it didn't disappoint at all. I've never liked every item in a subscription box before. 

The first item was a Beetlejuice T-shirt, I loved that it was green instead of dark blue or black and it's just an epic print. 

Jason plush - I'm not normally a plush person but this as a cuteness about it. I'm a huge fan of Friday the 13th, so I will fit him in somewhere with my funko pops. 

Rise Of The Zombies BD - I'm a fan of Danny Trejo and there is always room for another Blu-Ray to add to the collection. 

Necronomicon Notebook - I've needed a small notebook for my bag for a while. I have a habit of writing notes on receipts and loosing them, so this will be perfect for keeping in my bag. 

Grady Twins Autographed Print - A print signed by the actors Lisa & Louise Burns. 

Rue Morgue Magazine.  

My Superdry Festival Look.

I stumbled across this awesome competition over at The StyleRawr Blog  I've been a huge fan of Superdry since I can remember and although I won't be heading to a festival this year. I've put together if Superdry pimped me up, what I would choose. 

I'm quite casual so the top and shorts would be a great combo. The short have a pop of hidden colour which I love. Sunglasses incase summer wants to appear this year finally. A handy back back to keep the essentials like lipgloss, camera and hand-gel. This super cute boots would be perfect to dance in and love ├╝ber cute.

No festival is complete without a T-Rex necklace from Ji Ji KiKi & a flower crown from Asos. 

Seriously how cool is this field candy watermelon tent, I would so love one of these. I would just camp in my backyard! Haha

Bananagrams Game Review.

We only play a select few board games, they don't seem to amuse the kids like they used to when I was small. I am slowly trying to improve this, we recently got sent the Bananagrams game to play together and test out. 

Bananagrams is an anagram game. The game comes in a banana shaped bag containing 144 tiles of letters and there are five monkey tiles, which you can use as any letter you wish. 

The game is  for 2+ players. For two players you pick out 21 tiles each turn them over and try and make as many words you can placing them in a crossword type arrangement.  This game required players to work independently of each other and at the same time. Once you have used all of your letters, you get another from the pile or if you want to swap a letter that you can’t use, you pick up 3 tiles instead.  We continued this until all of the tiles were used and the winner is player that had used all their letters in their own crossword-type grid first.

I personally would of never picked this up for the kids, I honestly would of said that it would of been left in the bag unused or the tiles everywhere, but I'm been really surprised. We haven't followed the rules to every last detail, but Raiden has enjoyed picking the letters and making words. I've been really surprised with he words he has produced and how really good his spelling is. It's a fun game to use to help with spelling and get your brain working, thinking of different words to use. 

RRP-  £14.99

Sunday, 30 August 2015

What Has Lexie Been Wearing This Week

Trendy Tot Thursday  (#TT_Thursday) is a great little link up, where you showcase something that your child has been wearing this week. If it's new or old anything goes. 

I'm so late with my post this week, this week has been so hectic with everything. I've tried to get Lexie wearing trousers this week as much as I can ( she literally hates them). Her knees are so bad at the moment with grazes and bruises that I wanted to give them a break with some padding if she fell over again. 

The 3/4 leggings are from a bundle pack from TU, they are pretty simple with little button detail on the side. The pack of three was £11. 

The Cinderella top I got new from a local selling page for £4 before the summer. 

Saturday, 29 August 2015

Look In My Letterbox.

Slightly quieter this week, even the postman thought I was giving him a rest! Hehe


Exante puddings 

Bananagrams game 

Partylite candles 


Frozen Bundle 

Nuby monster set - plate, bowl & cutlery 


Gelli Baff 

Fluttershy Funko pop 

Supernatural Twin pack & Blood splatter Sam 

Horror Block subscription 

Alice Megan

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Free Fun Activities With Coca-Cola Great Britain and ParkLives This Summer

I'm always looking for free or cheap activities to do with the kids. The summer holidays can be very expensive and sometimes you just can't afford to take them places everyday. 

Coca-Cola Great Britain and ParkLives have come together with activities that are free and fun and open to people of all ages and abilities, aiming to get local people up and active in their local parks up and down the country. All activities won't cost you a penny and can lengthen the stay at your local park. I know after about an hour my two can get a little bored on the play equipment, so we normally take the scooters and a picnic to make a whole afternoon or morning of it. 

We went to a two hour family fun session. The staff was extremely friendly and very welcoming, showed the children the activities and what to do. They had a selection of outdoor games basketball, cricket, tennis & archery for the kids to enjoy. The kids had a blast and we are already booked in for another session at a different park. 

You can find the schedule HERE