DC Super Friends Activity Books and First Readers

DC Super Friends are very popular with my little boy, so with Bantam releasing a range of activity and first reader books I knew he’d be excited.  With all his favourite characters such as Batman, Superman, Green Lantern and others, these books follow the super friends on adventures of fighting crime and saving the day!

WP 006324 225x300 DC Super Friends Activity Books and First Readers The first readers are aimed at 5-7 year olds, so 6 year old Miss M was keen to have read.  She kindly read them to her younger brother and he eagerly viewed the pictures and enjoyed the story.  These are perfect for her age to read with large text that is simple but interspersed with a few trickier words that she managed well.

DC superheroes early readers DC Super Friends Activity Books and First ReadersCrime Wave is about a baddie, Black Manta, who plans to steal the world’s largest pearl, but fortunately the DC Super Friends are there to stop him escaping with the pearl and catch the criminal in action.  This is a typical super hero type of story, one that little ones love and that Mister B has listened to over and over.

Hero Havoc follows Bizarro, a wannabe super hero who tries his hardest to have the same special powers as the others, but it always results in the opposite thing happening, therefore he never quite achieves what he sets out to do.  He goes off to find Superman who is being held by Lex Luthor and it’s Bizarro that manages to set him free, finally making him happy and feeling worthy of being a hero.

Both these DC Super Friends books have been enjoyed by my children, with Miss M reading them herself and Mister B listening to them.  These are firm favourites that I can definitely recommend.  The full colour picture pages help bring the stories to life with lots of recognisable characters that little ones will love!

There are also a couple of activity books available, a wipe clean book which is great for practising pen control, something Mister B is just getting to grips with so this book has been great for him to write, draw, match etc. using his favourite super friends to guide him.  The DC Super Friends sticker book has 4 pages of stickers to use on pages within the book as well as other activities such as mazes, counting activities, find the odd one out etc. The stickers proved a big hit with Mister B as I’m sure they will with any young super hero fan.

DC superheroes activity book DC Super Friends Activity Books and First ReadersWe love the DC Super Friend’s range of books and like that they cover both fiction and activity books.  We’ve really enjoyed them and found them a bit different to any other books we’ve had or seen.

Why not check out these and more in the range from Bantam books?

All reviews are my own and my family’s opinions and we received the books in order to write the review.

 

Easter Egg Hunt at Anthony House Cornwall

Easter Egg hunts are something my children love and adore so I was determined to take them a few over the weekend.  Today we ventured out to Anthony House, a National Trust property in Cornwall to go on a trail.  I hadn’t mentioned anything to the children so after Miss M’s diving lesson this morning, instead of heading home, we drove towards the Torpoint ferry.  Miss M immediately picked up on the fact that she didn’t know where she was going and became intrigued, and then they saw the water “Where are we going, don’t drive into the water daddy”.  I loved watching their excited faces as we crossed the water on the ferry and then a couple of mile down the country lanes on the other side we arrived at Anthony House, the location where Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland film was shot.

Anthony House National Trust 4 Easter Egg Hunt at Anthony House Cornwall We wandered into the grounds and Miss M soon became aware of lots of people wearing the same hats. Then we came across the Easter tent which offered Easter Egg hunts and their eyes lit up.  They couldn’t wait to build their eggsplorer hat and then we set off looking for clues.  Mister B spotted egg no. 1 and ran ahead super excited.  Each egg asked a question and then hinted where to find the next clue.  The idea was to write down all the answers in order to exchange them for a chocolate egg at the end.

Anthony House National Trust Easter Egg Hunt at Anthony House CornwallBoth Miss M and Mister B got completely into the spirit of the egg trail and eagerly ran ahead looking for the next egg.  They found one under a huge bell and one in a cone shaped hedgerow.  The gardens were stunning, I’ve not visited here before but was impressed by what I saw and keen to come again some day.

Anthony House National Trust 2 Easter Egg Hunt at Anthony House CornwallThey soon spotted a croquet lawn and were more than keen to have a game, but we decided to press on with the egg hunt and if we had time later we’d pop back.

Anthony House National Trust 8 Easter Egg Hunt at Anthony House CornwallWe found more clues by a huge tree in the middle of the lawn, by a pear tree and by the pond.  It was a gloriously sunny day and it was so nice to see the children running around freely but also a with a goal of what they were looking for.

Anthony House National Trust 3 Easter Egg Hunt at Anthony House Cornwall The clues then sent us down to the bottom of the huge back lawn where behind some trees we found a huge wooden caterpillar and a giant connect four game.  We also found the “rabbit hole” slide.

Anthony House National Trust 5 Easter Egg Hunt at Anthony House CornwallThey both couldn’t wait to have a go at sitting in the giant story telling chair.

Anthony House National Trust 6 Easter Egg Hunt at Anthony House CornwallThen having completed all our clues we headed back to the Easter tent to collect a Cadbury’s chocolate egg!  The children also went in the craft room to make a grass head by decorating a piece of paper and glueing around a cup.  They then filled it with soil and grass seed and brought it home to water.  They now await the grass to grow so they can trim and style it’s “hair”.

Anthony House National Trust 7 Easter Egg Hunt at Anthony House CornwallAll in all we had a lovely afternoon at Anthony House and can’t wait to visit again.  The weather was glorious, the children were happy so we had a lovely family day out.

Having fun with a Chocolate Easter Egg Kit

Thanks to Stay in Devon, we were sent a Make Your Own Chocolate Egg kit to play with.  Having two young children who love baking and getting messy in the kitchen this was ideal and they couldn’t wait to get started.

stay in chocolate eggs Having fun with a Chocolate Easter Egg KitThe kit came with two bags of chocolate buttons, a bag of sweeties and four half egg moulds.  I cut the moulds in half so they each had two halves for their egg.  I then melted the chocolate buttons in the microwave before we spooned a small amount into each mould and swirled it around to cover all of the sides. We then left it to set for ten minutes before adding another layer.  In total we put three layers in each mould.

stay in chocolate eggs 2 Having fun with a Chocolate Easter Egg KitWe left the chocolate egg moulds in the fridge overnight to thoroughly set, before turning them out in the next day.  I was surprised at how easy they slipped out of the moulds, which I guess is partly due to the thin layer of oil that we wiped over each egg mould before starting as suggested in the instructions.

stay in chocolate eggs 3 Having fun with a Chocolate Easter Egg KitMiss M and Mister B were both keen to put the sweeties inside the egg so after dividing them up they filled an egg half with the sweets whilst I placed the other half of the egg on a hot baking tray to gently melt the edge.  I then carefully placed the two halves together to form a whole chocolate egg.

stay in chocolate egg 5 Having fun with a Chocolate Easter Egg KitMiss M then insisted we decorate the outside too, so we found a tube of Smarties in the cupboard which she proceeded to make face designs with to stick on to the eggs.  We used a small amount of melted chocolate to stick them on.

Ta da – Miss M with the finished eggs!!  Both children really enjoyed making these and can’t wait to crack them open on Easter Sunday.

stay in chocolate egg Having fun with a Chocolate Easter Egg KitWe received the chocolate egg making kit from Stay in Devon as part of their #stayinhappybunnies campaign

Jordans Country Crisp Strawberries Cereal – Review

Jordans Country Crisp Strawberries is an oat baked cereal, consisting of crunch oat clusters, mixed with chopped hazelnuts and strawberries.

jordans Jordans Country Crisp Strawberries Cereal   ReviewMy husband being an avid cereal fan, couldn’t wait to get stuck in!  I know from previous experience that the Jordans crunchiness can be addictive and this Strawberry version didn’t disappoint.  This cereal is crunchy, moreish and interspersed with strawberry bites that give it a tasty, indulgent texture at every bite.  This cereal was a hit with us and enjoyed by all.

We decided to make some Crunchy White Chocolate Bites with the cereal using melted white chocolate mixed in with the cereal.  Miss M who is 6 was the chief mixer and excitedly mixed it up and spooned the mixture into little silicone cases.  We let them chill in the fridge for a couple of hours before serving them with fresh strawberries!

jordans 1 Jordans Country Crisp Strawberries Cereal   ReviewThe whole family enjoyed these bitesize snacks and they are perfect for pack lunches too!  Why not have a go at making some yourself – a quick little baking activity for the school holidays!

All reviews are my own and my family’s opinions and we received the product in order to write the review.

Suteki Stencil Station – Review

Suteki! Mega Stencil Station by Cool Create is the new Japanese stenciling art craze using a golden ninja stamper aimed at children aged 5+.  The set comes with 9 stencils, 3 picture frames, 4 coloured paints, a ninja stamper and a workstation.

Suteki Suteki Stencil Station   ReviewSuteki! has everything you need to produce three finished framed pictures although the paints, stamper, stencils can be used again and again.

suteki 2 Suteki Stencil Station   ReviewThe stencils are layered using different coloured paints on each stencil to create a picture.  You receive enough stencils to create three different pictures, three stencils being used for each.  Also included are three picture frames consisting of a front frame, backplate and sticky pad on the back to adhere to a place of your choosing.

suteki 3 Suteki Stencil Station   ReviewAs soon as 6 year old Miss M caught sight of this, her eyes lit up.  She loves her arts and crafts and the Suteki box really appealed to her.  It was the golden ninja stamper that really caught her eye and she was eager to try it out.

The first design she tried was of a girl.  You start by placing a blank cardboard square into the workstation, then put the first stencil in place.  The stencils are cleverly coloured the same as the paints so you know which colour paint to use with each one.  Although this is only a guide and you are free to colour them as you wish.  The workstation has four areas to squirt each coloured paint into – a job Miss M thought was great fun!

suteki 4 Suteki Stencil Station   ReviewIt’s then time to start by dipping the golden ninja stamper into a coloured paint.  The stamper is a great size to hold and comes with 2 screw on sponge applicators at the bottom.  This allows you to swap to use a different colour without having to wash the sponge every time.

Once you have paint on the applicator then dab it on top of the stencil ensuring all the cut out bits are covered in paint.  It is then best to allow the paint to dry for about 5 minutes before continuing.  During this time we carefully lifted off the stencil and washed it along with the sponge applicator.

When the paint is dry, you cover the picture in the next stencil and use a different colour repeating the dabbing process as before.  Finally repeat with a third stencil to get the finished picture.

suteki 5 1024x337 Suteki Stencil Station   ReviewAs you can see above, the finished result of the Suteki is very effective.  Miss M absolutely loved doing this and it was easy for her to produce a great piece of art without it being too involved.  I like the idea that frames are included as this really brings the picture to life and it’s ready to hang on the wall. This is perfect for her age of 6 years and requires minimum effort for a fabulous return.  Anyone can do this, I think the age of 5+ is correct though in terms of keeping the template steady and not over dipping the stamper in the paint.

Miss M was keen to create another picture straightaway, so she got to work creating the monkey picture.  By now she was well away on her own, happily following the process I’d guided her through on the first picture.

suteki 6 1024x1024 Suteki Stencil Station   Review And look how proud she is of the finished result!

suteki 7 1024x1024 Suteki Stencil Station   ReviewI have to say Miss M had a huge grin on her face the whole time while doing this Suteki activity apart from a few moments of concentration here and there.  She throughly enjoyed it and was eager and keen throughout.  I like it because it something a bit different, it has an element of fun with the golden ninja stamper and has been designed well with a plastic workstation tray that keeps any mess contained.

Here is Miss M proudly showing her finished pictures!

suteki 8 1024x768 Suteki Stencil Station   ReviewSuteki has been a hit in this house, a fun activity that I think is great for children to enjoy.  It is a lovely to have a finished piece at the end that can be admired and enjoyed long after it was created.

suteki 9 1024x768 Suteki Stencil Station   ReviewWhat not give Suteki a go or check out the Cool Create website where there are prizes to be won!

And if you are looking for other Cool Create art and craft sets, why not check out our Cool Create Daisy Chains review.

All reviews are my own and my family’s opinions and we received the product in order to write the review.

Avene Soothing Hydrating Serum – Review

Avène a French brand launched in 1990 uses Avène Thermal Spring Water in it’s products to ensure it’s range cares for all types of skin, however sensitive.  The Avène Intensive Hydrating Soothing Serum is highly concentrated in the Avène Thermal Spring Water as well as glycerin to improve suppleness and comfort.

avene Avene Soothing Hydrating Serum   ReviewThe serum comes in a high quality glass bottle with a pump action dispenser.  It is easy to dispense a good blob to spread across your facial skin and suitable for use both morning and evening between your cleansing and moisturising routines.

I found this serum easily glided across the skin and absorbed instantly, leaving the skin feeling soft and supple with a fresh and light fragrance.  It definitely left the skin with a more hydrated and plumped feel to it.

Having used this on my skin for the last couple of weeks, I wouldn’t be without it.  My skin feels so much softer and is a great base to add your moisturiser to, it just glides over leaving your face ready for make up.

I really like using serums on my skin, they make such a difference and the Avène Intensive Hydrating Soothing Serum is such a gentle formula, it’s perfect for all skin types.  Perfect if you want soothed, soft skin – I definitely recommend this.

Avène Intensive Hydrating Soothing Serum is available from Escentual, currently for a price of £14.45 compared to the RRP of £17.  Why not grab a bottle today?

All reviews are my own and my family’s opinions and we received the product in order to write the review.

H&A Kid’s Character Haircare Range – Review and Win

H&A have launched a new kids hair care range to compliment there already successful bath time kids ranges.  With a variety of character hair care products on offer there is sure to be something to entice you child to have their hair washed.  I know with 3yr old Mister B it’s always easy to wash his hair whilst in the bath without him noticing too much but 6yr old Miss M’s hair is a nightmare and she begs me not to wash it due to her natural curls that tangle up.

Shampoo 1 H&A Kids Character Haircare Range   Review and WinFor Mister B we received the Ben 10 shampoo.  It has a mild and gentle formula that is all important “tear free”, a must have for little ones.  It has a citrus fragrance which is fresh and fruity, but light giving hair a nice clean smell.

So what did Mister B think?  When he saw the tube, he grabbed it, gave it a cuddle, then danced around the room shouting “Ben 10, Ben 10, I’ve got Ben 10 shampoo, Ben 10, can I use this in the bath mummy, I love Ben 10″

shampoo 5 H&A Kids Character Haircare Range   Review and WinSo the packaging definitely appealed and when we it reached bath time that night he excitedly took it up with him and couldn’t wait to squirt it on his head.

What did mummy think?  I thought it was great, simple to use, easily lathered up, ran down his face with no tears and left him with soft, cleaning smelling hair – I can’t ask for more than that!

I must just comment on the packaging of the H&A hair care range.  All the shampoos come in large tubes which stand on a nice wide lid so don’t easily fall over.  I love that the product sits at the opening end so that you can quickly and easily squirt a blob into your hand or your child’s head with no fuss.  The tube is flexible and easy to squeeze, so I give the design of these tubes a big thumbs up!

Miss M tried out Disney Princess Ariel’s range of products from H&A which consist of a conditioning shampoo and a detangler spray.  The products immediately appealed to Miss M and although she would rather not wash her hair, she wanted to try these out on the days I insisted that we had to wash it!

shampoo 2 H&A Kids Character Haircare Range   Review and Win

The shampoo has a fruity fresh fragrance which Miss M immediately picked up on and said “I like that smell” as we started to wash her hair.  As with the Ben 10 shampoo, this lathered up easily, leaving the hair feeling clean and fresh.  You can tell the shampoo’s have conditioning properties as you could feel the hair was softer and more manageable after shampooing, a good start in getting rid of those tangles.

shampoo 3 H&A Kids Character Haircare Range   Review and WinWith Miss M’s coarse curly locks the only way we can truly brush it is when wet using a large amount of conditioner and a tangle brush.  Although her hair felt softer and the tangles had eased we did have to add a separate conditioner in order to ease the matted tangles out.  Most children would have a great result using just the conditioning shampoo, but Miss M’s hair is an extreme exception and one that I’ve had to learn to manage over the last few years.  I think it’d be great to see a separate conditioner in the range for children that need it.

Once left to towel dry for 10 minutes we sprayed some of the Ariel detangler spray which Miss M loved the fruity fragrance of.  It really helped her tangle brush glide through the damp hair and in particular allowed me to separate it ready for plaiting.  As recommended on the bottle of Ariel detangler, a great way of keeping tangles at bay is to keep your hair in plaits.  This is something we do regularly with Miss M as when her hair is down it ends up a knotted mess by the end of the day and impossible to brush out or style the next day without another wash.

Without the Ariel detangler, the hair would have started to frizz which leads to tangles and so I’d highly recommend this to aid combing and styling.  It also has a heat defence formula to protect hair should you require it.  Being able to use this spray on both wet and dry hair it’s perfect for us to use each morning to redo Miss M’s plaits.  The Ariel detangler spray is a daily staple for us and we wouldn’t be without it!

Ariel pics H&A Kids Character Haircare Range   Review and WinWe’ve really enjoyed trying out the H&A hair care products, they are great value, the children love them and they work!

shampoo 6 H&A Kids Character Haircare Range   Review and WinThe products above as well as other in the range are all RRP £2.00 and available from Tesco and Wilkinson.

 

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A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley House

Last week we reached our 10th wedding anniversary, having been together for almost 18 years.  I’m not sure how we made it this far, but I’m keeping this post positive and want to show you the beautiful hotel we got married in and returned to last week to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary.

On the morning of our anniversary, my husband passed me an envelope with an anniversary card in.  Within this card was a note instructing me to pack the children’s bags and take them to my mum and dad’s house along with Mister B.  Miss M would be picked up from school and I was to wake the husband at 1.30pm (as he needed a bit of a sleep after coming off night shift that morning).

So we set off and as we drove I had my suspicions as to where we were headed.  We soon turned in to the long, winding entrance lane to the hotel we married in exactly 10 years earlier – Kitley House.

kitley 7 A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley HouseImmediately I could feel the memories flooding back as well as feeling incredibly relaxed.  The building hadn’t changed, apart from a bit of the decor which had naturally been updated.  I love the beautiful double sided staircase which I walked down with my dad to the room I got married in, the dining hall where we had the afternoon wedding meal in, and the peaceful ambience of the whole place.

kitley 2 A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley HouseThe stairs haven’t changed but they do have a new red carpet!  It got me looking back at old photos and I found this one of me and my dad walking down the stairs into the ceremony room back in 2004!

File0010 A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley HouseAfter checking in to our bedroom, “the bridal suite”, where we stayed 10 years ago, I felt so relaxed and away from everyday life.  I found out the room has literally just been refurbished in the last few weeks and my husband had only seen it in a mid decorative state when he booked it so wasn’t sure on the final finish.

Gone was the four poster bed and in it’s place was much larger queen bed, which although I like the idea of a four poster, the luxurious queen bed was definitely more indulgent being three whole pillows wide and littered with rose petals – a treat I’ve never had before.

kitley 1 A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley HouseThe view from the bedroom window is one I won’t forget in a long time, it looked so tranquil, I felt I was a million miles from home, although only 7 & a half, but felt like I was in a different place and time.  I love this picture and can’t believe it was taken from my phone through an old little pane of glass on the panelled bedroom window.

kitley 8 A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley HouseWhen we arrived in the room I was overwhelmed to find flowers and wine from my mum, and champagne waiting for us due to my husband having ordered the indulgent package for our overnight stay.

kitley 6 A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley HouseWe then explored the room and I couldn’t forget the enormous bathroom that I’d got ready and dressed in for my wedding 10 years ago, before arriving a fashionably ten minutes late to the ceremony!  It had the same sink and bath but was revamped with new wallpaper, wooden style flooring and some lighter dressing table furniture which really lifted the room giving it a lighter, French feel to it.

kitley 5 A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley HouseA then and now picture below, although I must stress that the now doesn’t mean I’m single – we just didn’t have anyone to take a picture of us both and couldn’t stage the camera in the middle of the doorway to get the same view!

Anniv1 A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley HouseAfter dropping our bags off it was time to go down to the bar for a cream tea, I had hot chocolate with my warm scone, jam and clotted cream – a proper bit of indulgence for the afternoon that I hadn’t been expecting!

kitley 4 A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley HouseWe then enjoyed our bottle of champagne before freshening up to go down for a three course meal in the dining room.  I loved the little bread rolls that were served to us in flowerpots and my meringue dessert was amazing!

kitley 3 A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley HouseThe next morning we took a stroll around the grounds, down over the little bridges across the lakes.  It turned out that we were staying for lunch and you never guess who turned up – my beautiful children accompanied by my parents who were celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary that day!  A lovely lunch followed before it was time to head home and leave the idyllic surroundings of Kitley House behind us…

kitley 9 A 10th Wedding Anniversary Stay at Kitley House

Bananagrams Game – Review

Bananagrams is a fun, quick paced crossword building game that can be enjoyed by both children aged 7+ and adults.  The game consists of 144 high quality letter tiles in a handy zip up banana shaped bag.

bananagrams Bananagrams Game   Review

The object of the game is to use up all your letters by constructing them in a crossword format and the first one to do so is declared the winner!  I love the banana associated words used during play such as “split” to start the game, “peel” to pick up another letter, “dump” to change a letter and “bananas” when you have completed your crossword.

bananagrams1 Bananagrams Game   ReviewMiss M is 6, but a confident reader and writer, and was particularly eager to play the game.  We each picked our 21 letters and began to create words.  I was really impressed at the words Miss M produced, some not valid, but i saw this as a great educational game for her to boost her learning, in particular spellings.  I didn’t play a race game with her but just played with an aim to use up our letters.

Bananagrams has really encouraged Miss M to think of words and how she can join them together.  Also her spelling has been tested, although I was impressed with how well she did – her writing isn’t usually so well spelt!

bananagrams2 Bananagrams Game   ReviewBananagrams is a compact game when packed away which makes it great for travelling.  I also love the fact that anyone can play the game and the rules can be adapted to suit the age range of the player or the situation.   For Miss M we just played with the 21 tiles and tried to complete a crossword, but when the chidren were in bed, my husband and I enjoyed a full game of Bananagrams using all the letters from the banana bag!

bananagrams3 Bananagrams Game   ReviewThis is a fun game with durable pieces that I envisage having many years of play from.  I think as the children get older they’ll use it to play against each other and we can have family fun playing together.

Bananagrams is a fun little game, simple yet one that you can happily play again and again.  There are lots of other fun games in the range too such as Appletters, Fruitominoes as well as jumbo versions of each game which are all being tested out as part of the Rainbow Awards.  Why not check them out?

All reviews are my own and my family’s opinions and we received the product in order to write the review.

Chill Factor Colour Blast Slushy Maker – Review

Chill Factor Colour Blast Slush Maker is part of the new brightly coloured range of slushy maker cups.  These cups believe it or not are designed to turn a cup of juice (and various other drinks) into a cup full of slush.  I have to admit, this is not something that appeals to me, but my 6yr old daughter Miss M is an avid slush drinker, having them at every café that serves them, on every school lunch I let her have, and as a treat at the local leisure centre after her swimming lessons.

Chill Factor Chill Factor Colour Blast Slushy Maker   ReviewWe received the red Chill Factor Slush Cup which looks modern and bright and had an eager Miss M desperate to try.  The cup requires approximately 6-8 hours time in the freezer before use, overnight is ideal, after which time it is ready to produce slushy drink.

It is also recommended to chill your drink beforehand, although we’ve found it does work with a freshly made drink.  We do aim though to put a cup of Miss M’s favourite Summer Fruit squash in the fridge at least an hour before we are ready to make up the slush.

When the Chill Factor Slush Cup is ready, it’s action time!!  Bring the frozen cup out of the fridge, pour in a cold drink.  Leave for 30 seconds, then squeeze up and down the cup for a minute or so and the cup converts the drink into an icy slush.  I found this really simple to do and required little effort, the slush just simply emerged from the cold sides of the cup as you squeeze – we are very impressed at the results!  Also due to there being an outer flexible casing to the cup, it is not at all cold to touch.

Chill Factor 1 Chill Factor Colour Blast Slushy Maker   Review Miss M has absolutely adored having a homemade slush drink and has enjoyed one everyday since we received the slush maker.   She is an absolute slushy addict and I’m really surprised how much these have appealed to her.  I was worried the flavours may let her down compared to shop bought slush, but no, she just craves one of these every night after school and doesn’t forget, so we always ensure we put the cup in the freezer once it has been washed. chill factor 3 Chill Factor Colour Blast Slushy Maker   ReviewThe slushy cup has been a total hit with Miss M, in fact so much more than I originally thought.  Firstly, it fulfils the demands of a slushy style drink, secondly it is easy to use, requires little effort and produces slush in minutes.  I guess having a slush loving child helps and Miss M is seriously into her slush!!  A big hit with young children and perfect for the summer months!!

Miss M also wanted to give the slush a try with some chocolate milk which we had in the fridge, the suggestion on the box was to add any milky drink to the frozen cup, then refreeze for a further 3-4 minutes before squeezing to make a slush.  This worked perfecty for our chocolate milk and Miss M loved it.chill factor 4 Chill Factor Colour Blast Slushy Maker   Review

We would definitely recommend the Chill Factor Colour Blast Slushy Maker for anyone that wants an icy drink.  We have already got value for money from ours and I envisage many more slushy drinks being made.

 

All reviews are my own and my family’s opinions and we received the product in order to write the review.