Hape Wooden Crane Lift Review

Christmas is just around the corner and I have been busy wrapping gifts and finding ideas to share with you. The lovely people at Marbel recently send me a couple of items to review, this wooden crane lift and a wooden Noahs Ark...


5 Ideas For...Family Christmas Movies

On our Christmas bucket list we have a family movie night and I have had a couple of email's asking what movies I suggest for family viewing, so with the help of Ellie and Jenson, here are our 5 favourite's for a family friendly Christmas movie night...


Cuddledry Cuddledeer Review

If there's one thing I have said on this blog more than anything else, it is how much my kids HATE bath time...especially Elsie..in fact the others were all fine about bath time before Elsie! So we are always trying things that make it more fun! Enter Cuddledry with the super cute (and rather awesome) Cuddledeer hooded towel...



#ToddlerApprovedTuesday Week 57

Did you notice how on it I was last week! Everyone's posts were commented on the day the linked and this post right here was written on Wednesday night...I think I finally got my blogging mojo back *minifistpump*!


Last week certainly got me in the festive mood and our Christmassy crafts have commenced, we have made some light up canvases for family, inspired by Adventures of Adam's Light Up Christmas Tree Canvas.


Also added to our Christmas craft list is Monkey and Mouse's craft stick snowflakes.


Remember you can post your weekly post to the #ToddlerApprovedTuesday Facebook page too, I like every one which will mean you continue to show up in my feed when you post new posts! If you aren't yet in the Facebook group send us a request and we'll add you. Also feel free to post anything thats takes your fancy in there all through the week if it's relevant.

We also have the #ToddlerApprovedTuesday Pin board over on Pinterest, if you want to join just make sure you follow me and then I can follow you back and add you to the board, then pin anything you think fits.

Now, On with the show...

We would absolutely love it if you would join us, the linky will open every Tuesday at 6am and close Wednesday at 11.55pm. Every week myself and Leandra will each pick our two favourites for a #ToddlerApprovedTuesday Showcase which will be featured on our posts and in the weekly #ToddlerApprovedTuesday email, which hits over 125 email addresses each week!

Remember to share your post and the linky party using the hashtag #ToddlerApprovedTuesday on your social media, Leandra and I will Retweet all your posts via Twitter (make sure you mention us in your tweets @3princess_1dude/@larabeeuk for us to be able to Retweet).  

Rules:

1. Link as many posts as you like (well with in reason!), remember to copy and paste the#ToddlerApprovedTuesday badge on each post you would like to link up.

2. Pop by and comment on as many as you can. Can't comment? Why not Pin It or share on Facebook or Twitter instead? It only takes 2 seconds to click the share button!

By linking up you agree to receive future email notifications regarding #ToddlerApprovedTuesday. These emails can be unsubscribed from by clicking the unsubscribe button in the email.

The Badge:


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Now its your turn, grab your badge and link up below!


   
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Fotoinsight Personalised Advent Calendars

Hands up if you love chocolate? Who am I kidding you all have your hands up right? Then I assume you will be tucking into an advent calendar this December? I recently heard about Fotoinsight's advent calendars personalised with your own photos and I just knew we had to give them a try, especially a they come filled with a choice of chocolates from Ferrero Rocher to Kinder to simply continental chocolate balls...



5 Ideas For...DIY Advent Calendars

Every year I think about making our own advent calendars but every year we end up with chocolate ones! It doesn't stop me searching the internet and oohhing and ahhing at everyone amazing creations though! I thought I would share 5 of my favourite DIY advent calendars for anyone who is thinking of making there own...

Getting A Good Nights Sleep Thanks To Sleepy People

A few weeks ago I received an email which claimed by answering a few short questions in the Sleepy People Pillow Selector quiz would be able to recommend a pillow to ensure me the best possible night's sleep. Lets see I am constantly tired I don't ever really sleep very well so I said yes, I mean I am up for anything that means I will sleep better!   


Pillow image from Sleepy People website

The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen Book Review

Winter is almost upon us and one of the monsters favourite things to do is spend an afternoon snuggled up on the sofa underneath a fluffy blanket and read books. The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Anderson are perfect for such an afternoon!



Sands Alive Soft Modeling Sand Review

When you live at the seaside there is one thing people always say ''Oh it must be so nice to have the beach close by'', which, well,  I mean it is BUT I'll admit, we rarely go in the summer let alone the winter! That's not to say the monsters don't ask frequently to go to the beach and build sandcastles...



The Snowman and The Snowdog Personalised Book Review

When Penwizard emailed and asked if we would like to review a book from their Christmas range of personalised books, I SCREAMED yes! After reviewing their personalised Peppa Pig books previously I was very excited to see the Christmas range....



Please note...I have pixelated the name on the front to protect identity.

#ToddlerApprovedTuesday Week 56.

Can you believe their are only 6 more Tuesdays until Christmas! SIX....Are you prepared yet? I'm not! We have bought a few gifts but I'm just not sure where the money usually comes from because this year it just seems we are skint!


My faves from last week included Meals and Makes caterpillar craft and Coombe Mill shared a great personalised pirate table and chair (that I may be persuading the hubby that the monsters need!). Be sure to go pop over and check them out.



Now, On with the show...


5 Ideas For...Homemade Christmas Decorations.

Every year we (attempt) to make our own Christmas decorations, last year we attempted the snowman luminere from milk cartons and MANNNNN...they were a disaster! This year I have been hunting around for inspiration and here are my favourite 5 ideas for Christmas decorations kids can make...



#ToddlerApprovedTuesday #55

I am so sorry that last week I was AWOL! I ended up with no internet, we still have no internet, but I remembered that we had the Three MiFi gadget so I have been getting by with this for now!



Christmas Advent Activities 2.5 yr old
Photo from Mudpie Fridays (link above)

Coombe Mill shared a fab Farmyard Heads & Tails from Orchard Toys giveaway (pop over and enter their is still some time to win!)

Kids playing Heads and Tails
photo from Coombe Mill (link above)

Now, On with the show...

We would absolutely love it if you would join us, the linky will open every Tuesday at 6am and close Wednesday at 11.55pm. Every week myself and Leandra will each pick our two favourites for a #ToddlerApprovedTuesday Showcase which will be featured on our posts and in the weekly #ToddlerApprovedTuesday email, which hits over 125 email addresses each week!

Remember to share your post and the linky party using the hashtag #ToddlerApprovedTuesday on your social media, Leandra and I will Retweet all your posts via Twitter (make sure you mention us in your tweets @3princess_1dude/@larabeeuk for us to be able to Retweet).  

Rules:

1. Link as many posts as you like (well with in reason!), remember to copy and paste the#ToddlerApprovedTuesday badge on each post you would like to link up.

2. Pop by and comment on as many as you can. Can't comment? Why not Pin It or share on Facebook or Twitter instead? It only takes 2 seconds to click the share button!

By linking up you agree to receive future email notifications regarding #ToddlerApprovedTuesday. These emails can be unsubscribed from by clicking the unsubscribe button in the email.

The Badge:


#ToddlerApprovedTuesday





Now its your turn, grab the badge and show the other linker upper's some love!

   
   

5 Ideas For....Homemade Calendar Gifts

Every year I look forward to receiving the calendar's most school children come home with. We also make our own every year as gifts for Grandparents so as that time of year is quickly coming up I've been searching around to get some ideas for this years gifts. Here are my top 5 ideas for homemade calendars the kid can make...



Family Meal Plan #9

Last week I did RUBBISH at sticking to the meal plan! It was a really stressful week and a busy week too! So  this week I have chosen lots of things that can be prepped in the morning or at least chucked in the slow cooker!













DIY Bat Girl Fancy Dress.

This morning I found out that in 6 days there is a Superhero day at Ellies school. With no spare money to go out and buy a new outfit I panicked then decided to have a hunt around the house and see what I could come up with...I did pretty well and within an hour we had this fab Bat Girl costume.