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    BEAT THAT! – The Bonkers Battle of Wacky Challenges

    DARE I SAY IT…BUT ARE YOU THINKING OF CHRISTMAS YET? A couple of months back, Phil and I had the pleasure of meeting a very talented and fun-loving husband and wife game designing duo [Zack and Kate] at the BlogOn conference. Here they introduced their exciting new board game ‘Beat That!‘, which in our opinion is set to top the Christmas #1 for family party games. IT’S THAT GOOD!   ABOUT THE GAME Officially launched in September 2019, this brand spanking NEW activity game is the ideal party game, which can be played between 2-8 players and enjoyed both by kids and adults. The age range of the game is 11+,…

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    Wall Art by Pug Pup Prints

    Finding the right art work for your home or as gift for someone can be really tricky. For a while we’ve been wanting to find a nice piece to hang in the boys new play room so we were thrilled when we were sent a fab piece of wall art by Pug Pup Prints. In our house we are superhero mad, so when I saw the option to include a superhero picture that shows us as a family into the boys room, I knew it was the right one. It now hangs a constant reinforcement to our adopted children that we are a forever family, so wall art doesn’t get…

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    Photo Keepsakes from My-Picture.co.uk

    When My-Picture.co.uk asked the Parenting Phils to team up and review a product from their website, I thought great, this place has just the thing I’m looking for! Over the last few months I’ve been putting together a memory box for the boys, which has things in it like the outfit they wore leaving the hospital, first toy, cards, sentimental gifts from family, all those sorts of things. The things I basically can’t part with. Then I came across the ‘Photo Blanket’ on My-Picture.co.uk and again thought ‘great’! This would make a fab addition to the boy’s memory box… and clearly so did BOTH of them as when it arrived, this…