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Review of The Closer TV series

The Closer TV series Quirky, entertaining American LAPD detective TV series. I skyplussed and started watching this series just under a year ago when I was up feeding the baby in the wee hours. I must say I really like it. It’s a crime drama and the lead role is played by Kyra Sedgwick. She’s [...]

Review of Peppa Pig Drive and Steer Car

Peppa Pig Drive and Steer Car Great toy, big hit here with kids from 2 to 8 years old. Very simple to use remote control car. This was the biggest hit of all the birthday gifts that the 4 year old recently received. Peppa pig is a brilliant kids’ TV programme, our kids love it. [...]

Review of Bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing mask

Bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing mask Expensive product but leaves my skin feeling refreshed, clean and glowing. As previously mentioned, I have been on the lookout for something to give my poor tired face a lift. Too little sleep and not enough TLC have left my skin dry and dull. I had started down the facial [...]

Review of McCools SuperNova Family Entertainment Centre

Excellent, new, clean, big indoor play centre in Ballincollig which caters for kids from 1 to 12 years old. This morning, I headed with the 2 year old and the 4 year old to the recently opened McCools indoor playcentre in Ballincollig. We arrived early, just after 10am but luckily its opening hours are from 10 till 7pm. There were [...]

Review of Crayola’s Doodle Daisy

Crayola’s Doodle Daisy “Cute looking toy but bad value for money as markers ran out after a day and we never managed to get it to draw a decent pattern- too many scribbles.“ Our darling daughter was 4 years old a few days ago. One of the presents she really wanted was a Doodle Daisy [...]

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