There is no getting away from the fact that advent calendars seem to be a huge part in the run up to Christmas, and it seems nowadays you can open those 24 (or if you are lucky 25) doors and find pretty much anything behind it. I have selected 5 calendars that are available this year suitable for tweens, teens and adults.
This has got my 11 year old daughter’s name written all over it. The Mad Beauty calendar is filled with 24 items of make up which includes eye shadow, lipsticks and nail polish. The full contents are listed on the back of the calendar, so no peaking if you want it to be a surprise.… Continue reading
If you are a fan of the fun loving stationery brand Smiggle, then I am sure you are aware that they release an advent calendar each year. Twenty five days of lovely stationery surprises await the lucky recipient, guaranteed to start your December with a smile and a giggle.
We recently had the chance to review one of the advent calendars which have been released for this year. I of course passed the very important task of opening each door over to my daughter. Katie discovered Smiggle a few years ago and loves the products as they are bright, fun and colourful. … Continue reading
*This post does contain pictures of the full contents of the Smiggle 2017 calendar*
*I am also giving away a Smiggle advent calendar here*
Tis the season to start thinking about advent calendars, and my 11 year old daughter has already started her campaign to find the best one. Being a stationery addict she is of course drawn to the advent calendar from Smiggle. The calendar promises 25 days of stationery surprises, as well as offering a great competition to win a whopping £500 Smiggle shopping spree.
So the big question is….. what exactly is inside the calendar. The contents are not listed on the Smiggle website, and I was originally going to open a few doors to offer a sneak peek inside.… Continue reading
I can’t believe we have less than 3 weeks of the summer holidays to go, and of course my mind is full of various to do lists. Anybody else have the dreaded school shoe purchases still to make ? Thankfully Katie is one step ahead of me, and is organised as ever with her ‘back to school stationery box’. I kid you not, a box FULL of stationery for when she starts high school in September. And thanks to Smiggle, she now has a few more items to add to her box.
Katie loves the ‘adventures wallet’ and with it being so bright and colourful there is less chance of her losing it.… Continue reading
If you have a school age child there is no doubt you have already heard of Smiggle, the stationery store that is taking over the UK. The stores are full of fun, bright and innovative products from pencils cases to water bottles, fruit smelling pencils to brightly coloured bags. Smiggle certainly have all your stationery and school supplies covered.
So when we were contacted to review some of the new products that Smiggle have launched this summer, Katie was overjoyed.
The first product that caught her eye was the fluffy biscuit pencil case from the Smiggle Besties range. A cute collection of limited edition pencil cases and key rings.… Continue reading
With less than 4 weeks to go until the return to school, there is only one thing on my daughter’s mind……. shiny new stationery. She has even dedicated a box in the playroom for all her new supplies, so when Smiggle sent her some awesome back to school stationery she was very excited.
Smiggle stands for where a smile meets a giggle, quite possibly the best store name ever. The first store was opened in Australia way back in 2003, and in 2014 Smiggle came to the UK. The brand is all about delivering fun and innovative products, encouraging children to be creative, and offering a fantastic range from pencil sharpeners to cool lunch bags.… Continue reading