Asda Christmas: Food

Food glorious food, Christmas is all about the food and Asda have a host of delicious food ideas, recipes as well as variety of savoury and sweets and snacks and drinks to make your Christmas a delicious feast.


We loved this delicious Asda Extra Special Chocolate Panettone  - Soft moist and very moreish this all-butter Italian sponge crafted from an age-old family recipe with delicious chocolate pieces, Contains no artificial colours, flavours or hydrogenated fat. Prices for Panettone start from £1.50

ASDA Mixologist Belgian Chocolate Truffles - Strawberry and rum flavour Belgian white chocolate inner truffle made with a Belgian milk chocolate shell with pink lustre. A Belgian milk chocolate Marc de Champagne and Elderflower truffle with silver lustre. A Belgian milk chocolate rum, lime and mint flavour truffle with green lustre. The perfect gift for only £6.00 

ASDA Have a Magical Christmas Gingerbread Sleigh Kit  -  We love this cool kit reindeer kit, We are really looking to getting creative and making this festive treat. All you needed is to add butter & water. Only £3.50

We love these cool Asda treats perfect for the festive season, Check out ASDA - Christmas

Infacol Challenge

Infacol is offering fans the chance to WIN some top baby prizes in their brand new Facebook game! In a brand new Facebook game, users are invited to take on the Infacol Challenge in return for BIG prizes from Phil & Teds (worth over £500) and Venture Studios. Based on a mobile friendly Facebook app, the Infacol Challenge asks users to navigate their way through two exciting games.

The first is the tricky dropper challenge, which demands that users use the dropper to hit the target. The second game is a frantic bubble buster where users must tap the bubbles in the baby’s tummy before the timer is up. Only those who complete the challenge in the set time of 80 seconds will have a chance of winning. Terms & Conditions apply. To enter, all users have to do is:
1. Find Infacol on Facebook ( and “Like” the page
2. Click on the ‘Infacol Challenge’ app 3. Users must then take on Infacol Challenge
4. If the user beats the clock and completes both games in under 80 seconds, then they will be entered into an instant prize draw!
5. Entrants can play every day and earn extra goes too!

A Merry Crisp-Mas with Tyrrells


I love a savory snack and I adore nothing more then a bag of crisp, and as its getting close to Christmas what better way to get in the festive spirit then with a delicious crisp mix, As Tyrrells launches limited its edition Crisp-Mas Crisps just in time for the festive season.

Tyrrells Crisp-Mas crisps taste delicious as each crisp has been hand cooked to perfection and delicately sprinkled in sea salt,  Merry Crisp-mas Crisps are made from small batches of two highly prized potato varieties grown locally in Herefordshire: The White Lady Claire, and the naturally Red Highland Burgundy which make these crisp eye-catching and tasty.

We love Tyrrells Crisp-Mas crisp as they feature a stunning festive mix of naturally red and white potatoes chips, So not only do they look good but every crunchy bite tastes amazing and very moreish, Tyrrells Crisp-Mas crisp are a fun, delicious addition to any festive occasion and are perfect for sharing with loved ones.

Tyrrells Merry Crisp-mas packs are available from Tesco and independent stores nationwide from now until 31st December, the Tyrrells Merry Crisp-mas Crisps have an RRP of £2.99 for 125g pack.

#SaveChristmas and Win with Sudocrem

Beat the Nappy Rash Gremlins to WIN hundreds of prizes this Christmas! The Nappy Rash Gremlins are coming and it is up to Sudocrem fans to #SaveChristmas, in return for some spectacular prizes!

In a mobile friendly, fun game, users have to tackle the Nappy Rash Gremlins who are coming to ruin Christmas. Parachuting from the sky, the Gremlins are looking to get down chimneys and put a stop to the Christmas spirit. Prizes include Amazon Kindle Fires and Amazon vouchers, plus prizes from Miffy, Milton, Aquabeads and many, many more. There are also thousands of exclusive discount vouchers to be won throughout the game. So what are you waiting for? Break those parachutes to save the day and earn prizes!

To find out what’s in the nappy, all entrants have to do is:
1. Find Sudocrem on Facebook ( and “Like” the page
2. Click on the ‘Save Christmas’ app
3. Beat the Nappy Rash Gremlins and avoid the presents to earn points
4. If a user scores 40 points in the 60 second time limit, users will have the chance to win an instant prize
5. Entrants can play every day and earn extra goes too!

Nintendo: Chibi-Robo Zip Lash

We were really excited to play the cool  Chibi-Robo Zip Lash on Nintendo 3DS systems, Join the cute little robot on his amazing adventure to stop the mischievous aliens taking the earth’s natural resources, Their are over 35 stages to explore, As Chibi Robo uses his plug to whip attack enemies or lasso his plug to reach collectibles and zip through the levels,

We had so much fun playing Chibi-Robo, we loved the fact that we could charge up Chibi-Robo to get cool powers, Chibi-Robo Zip Lash is a fun action adventure collectibles game where Chibi-Robo’s mission will take him around the world as he works to defeat the alien invasion, along the way Chibi-Robo explores various continents and meets cool new friends along the way.The kids are really loving this game which is suitable for children 7yrs over and is only £24.99.

You can also purchase Chibi-Robo amiibo (available as part of a software bundle or sold separately), Which transforms Chibi-Robo into a faster and fully charged Super Chibi-Robo, You can also record your high scores and level it up to unlock even more content.

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Marvel Kids

Both of my Boys love Marvel Super Heroes, So they were super excited to explore the cool Marvel Kids official interactive website for all things Marvel for kids, This cool website has an array of free online games and activities which are great for Marvel Fans aged 4 and over.

My son was keen to explore the website and check out the cool collection of games and his favourite Marvel Characters.

My son chose to play the Spiderman Rescue Mission where you help Spiderman rescue Jameson by avoiding Mysterio's traps and race against time to try to beat your high score. It was great fun trying to jump and crawl through the obstacles.

The Marvel Kids website is easy to navigate and the boys could easily locate their preferred Marvel characters and learn more about them and their superpowers.

Marvel Kids also has some cool printable activities, the boys loved the Spiderman maze and the word search. With so much to see and do, As well as cool animation videos, we are loving Marvel Kids.

Check out Disney:Marvel Kids an official site for all things Marvel for kids. Play free online games, watch videos, explore characters and more.

Coconut Merchant: Coconut Jam & Raisin Pastries

I was delighted to try Coconut Merchant delicious range of 100% natural coconut products, The amazing new British brand has launched in the UK offers a diverse range of delicious 100% natural Coconut products.

Coconut Merchants work closely with farmers and cooperatives in South East Asia to ensure all products are ethically sourced from farmers who are fairly paid and respected for their produce. Coconut Merchants extensive ranges is great for Coconut lovers, its also great to use in cooking and baking as it contains Lauric Acid which can help to lower cholesterol and kill harmful bacteria.
With so many delicious Coconut Products it was important for me to test out my favourite recipe using the delicious Coconut Jam.

Coconut Jam & Raisin Pastries

Coconut Merchant Coconut Jam
Handful of Raisins
Ready Roll Puff Pastry
Mixed Spice Powder

Preheat oven to gas mark 6, Next unroll pastry and generously spread the Coconut Jam on the pastry using a knife or spatula. Sprinkle a handful of raisins on the jam, followed by a sprinkling of the mixed spice, Then roll up pastry to encase filling. Cut each roll  into small discs approx 1 cm. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.

Coconut Merchant Coconut Jam 330g jar RRP £5.99
I really loved this rich and delicious spread is made from 100% pure coconuts, its perfect topping for toast and bagels, its delicious added into warm porridge or cool smoothies, and can be used in cooking and baking.

Coconut Merchant Extra-Virgin Organic Raw Coconut Oil 300ml jar RRP £5.99,500ml jar RRP £8.99, 1 Litre jar RRP £14.99
This Coconut Oil is made from cold pressing dried coconut flesh and is high in Lauric Acid which is beneficial to the body, It can be used for cooking and baking or a mosturisers for adults and children, It has a mild and sweet aroma does not overpower your cooking, and it has a delicately smooth texture once melted.

Coconut Merchant Coconut Snack Chips 40g pack RRP £1.49
These moreish chips are amazing they are great for a quick smack on the go.Made with just three ingredients: fresh coconut, fruit sugar and salt, the chips are lightly baked and sweet. Packed in 40g re-sealable bags.

UFC Refresh 500ml £1.95-1 Litre £2.80
Coconut water is a refreshing delicious drink packed with 5 essential electrolytes (potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and sodium. It contains 540mg of potassium and is cholesterol free.

Other products in the Coconut Merchant range include:
Organic Coconut Butter 300ml RRP £5.99
Coconut Syrup 250ml RRP £4.95
Raw Coconut Flakes 500g RRP £4.49
Toasted Coconut Flakes 500g RRP £6.20
Organic Coconut Flour 500g RRP £6.99
Desiccated Coconut 250g/500g RRP £3.39
Organic Coconut Sugar 250g/1kg RRP £3.99/6.99
Coconut Milk 200ml/400ml RRP £1.10/1.35
Aqua Coco Coconut Water 250ml/1L RRP £1.49/2.75

All Coconut Merchant products are currently available online from, Amazon and Grape Tree stores, and selected products from Selfridges, Planet Organic, ASDA, Tesco, Revital and The Health Rack – as well as other independent stores.

Persil Non-Bio and Comfort Pure Reveal The Top Baby Blunders When it Comes to Outfits

As the season changes and the weather turns colder Persil Non-Bio and Comfort Pure have partnered with a host of top 100 mummy and daddy bloggers to share their top tips to make dressing your baby up nice and warm, But creating a capsule wardrobe for a baby can be a daunting task, especially when negotiating buttons and flailing arms.
A head’s up on onesies
Did you know that you can roll down the onesie over the shoulders instead of pulling it up over babies head? Gone are the days of nasty poo explosions which end up in babies’ hair, all over the floor, yep you get the picture....everywhere! Persil Non Bio and Comfort Pure are perfect for getting clothes clean, so a controlled mess is definitely something to aspire to! ( (KerryOh So Amelia)
Most babies hate clothing being pulled over their heads so I make sure now that necklines are stretchy enough to easily pull up and down. (Mim, Mamamim)

Dribble Bibs
Dribble Bibs are great and can be worn snugly underneath the baby’s chin and catch the constant drool in the first few months and teething stages. Their skin won’t be irritated and they can also make a fairly simple outfit a little more stylish! (Mim, Mamamim)

Layer it up
Laundry loads will be at a high when you have a little one in the house. With this in mind, keep outfits with numerous layers for special occasions only and certainly in the first three months stick with onesies or two pieces where you can easily change a nappy without having to entirely undress your squirming mini. (Mim, Mamamim)

Size matters
Everyone told me not to bother with new-born sized baby clothes as babies grow out of them so quickly, so I only bought for 0-3 months. Turns out that despite being an average weight both my babies were TINY and even new-born babygros were huge.  (GillA Baby on Board)

Keep it simple
You do not want to be fussing around with too many buttons, bows, and layers, regardless of how pretty they might look (Mim, Mamamim)

Lastly, a word from the wise… “The most expensive (and whitest) outfit is the one most likely to be on the receiving end of an explosive nappy. Fact. (HannahMake do and Push)

Persil Non-Bio and Comfort Pure support mums by helping make sure clothes are soft, clean and comforting. Whilst they can’t help do the chores or juggle challenging routines, they can reassure mums – as both brands are skin kind, dermatologically tested, and have skincare research recognised by the British Skin Foundation. Used together they give fresh, pure results gentle enough for even delicate skins.”

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Women & Home

My life is pretty hectic and after working all day and attending to the kids each evening, it can be difficult for me to get some quite to relax, and often when I do I tend to sit and watch TV. That’s is until I picked up a copy of Women & Home the number one glossy lifestyle magazine aimed at women 35+. I found Women & Home really interesting and it was a great relaxing read at the end of a stressful day. Women & Home has all of the information I expect in a women’s magazine, from delicious recipe ideas, health fashion and beauty.

It was delightful to read Women & Home, I have been lucky enough to be reading Novembers Issue I can tell you it has some amazing reads here are some of my highlights.

My two favourite features this month had to be when Michelle met Meryl I won’t give too much away but it’s an inspiring read on both women and how they feel about their own mothers and their role as mothers. My next favourite article was Inside Story which is an interesting read on W&H columnist Karren Brady on her Apprentice Boss Lord Sugar and as a huge Apprentice fan this was very interesting indeed

Fashion and Beauty:
Women & Home shares cool sophisticated style and fashion edits on what’s new on high street and fashion must haves this season, with an array of stunning fashion ideas which won’t break the bank, along with beauty must haves and the latest trends.

Wellbeing and Health:
I’m defiantly at that time in my life where I’m looking to improve my health, I love the valuable information, in this month issue it’s all about boosting immunity as we head into the winter months. I’m really looking forward to trying the winter skin smoothie. As well as getting motivated to try the Bad Weather exercise Plan.

Food and Home:
The title says it all food, Lots of delicious recipe ideas, this month’s issue is all about comfort food, with some cool trends and home buys in the home edit.

That’s not all Woman & Home also share amazing travel destinations and cool offers and in each issue you get the low down of what you can expect in next month’s issue of Women & Home.

I really loving Women & Home and I’m really looking forward to the next issues, it’s the perfect way for me to relax and also gain valuable information on health and wellbeing and cool trendy tips of what’s in the world of fashion and home styles. Women & Home has a growing subscriptions base, reaching over 140,000 women, which is hardly surprising given the amazing informative and inspiring content.

Have a Bandi Namco Christmas

With Christmas around the corner, Bandai Namco Entertainment have the ideal selection of video games for both boys and girls this festive season. Whether kids want to become a Kung Fu warrior, or hang out with Barbie and her friends, there’s a game to suit everyone this Christmas.

Something for the Boys:

Adventure Time: Finn & Jake Investigations – PEGI 7, RRP starts at £19.99

Based on the popular television series from Cartoon Network, Adventure Time: Finn & Jake Investigations see the dynamic duo explore the Land of Ooo, as they try to solve the tickertype mysteries, tackle puzzles and beat enemies as Finn and Jake work together as professional detectives. With five cases to unravel, each of which is a separate story, players can interact with dozens of Adventure Time favourites including Ice King, Magic Man and more and meet the colourful inhabitants of Ooo, as they step in to their own episode of Adventure Time.

Adventure Time: Finn & Jake Investigations is available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends – PEGI 7, RRP starts at £19.99

Set in the Kung Fu Panda universe, Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends is an action-packed brawler that sees players battle alongside all their favourite Kung Fu characters, in the quest to win both honour and glory! Fight it out alongside Tai Lung, Po, Tigress and more much-loved Kung Fu Panda characters, as up to four friends can compete in the Showdown of Legendary Legends. With 25 popular heroes and villians playable, 12 exciting locations - including moving and danger levels and single player and multiplayer modes available, fans of the Kung Fu Panda franchise won’t be disappointed this Christmas.

Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends is available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

Something for the Girls:

Monster High: New Ghoul in School – PEGI 7, RRP starts at £19.99

This Christmas fans of Monster High will need to use their skills and savvy to help save Monster High from a mummy’s curse, as Cleo’s new amulet has been cursed by the spirit of Spookenhamen. Monster High fans can create their very own unique mons-terrific character, as they become the new ghoul in school. Form new friendships and compete to become the leader of the school’s ‘Fearleading’ squad in this brand-new story-driven adventure game. With a series of fast-paced mini-games, players can dress up in fierce fashions, join clubs and play alongside 40 of their favourite Monster High characters as they beat the mummy’s spell.

Monster High: New Ghoul in School is available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

Barbie & Her Sisters Puppy Rescue – PEGI 3, RRP starts at £19.99

An ideal gift for Barbie fans everywhere, join Barbie and her sisters, Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea as players solve clues, in Barbie’s hometown, to find and rescue lost puppies in need. Barbie and Her Sisters Puppy Rescue lets players customise kennels with toys, blankets and beds, as well as being able to groom and care for puppies at Chelsea’s puppy day care and teach them fun new tricks at sister Stacie’s Pup Camp! With each sister bringing their own skills to the game, there’s a lot of playful puppy fun to be had this festive season.

Barbie & Her Sisters Puppy Rescue is available on Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

Pokémon Animation Studio: Now Open at Kidzaina London

The Pokémon Company International, in partnership with global entertainment phenomenon KidZania, is happy to announce that the Pokémon Animation Studio at KidZania London is now open at Westfield London.

The Pokémon Animation Studio is the first of its kind in Europe. The creative activity has been designed especially for kids and will last around 20 minutes. Visitors will be asked to complete a short film using stop-motion animation techniques.

The young animators will be split up into pairs, one director and one producer, who will be assigned their own studio booth. Each booth is equipped with the latest stop-motion animation software, and children will have the remainder of the session to create the ending of the short film using the TOMY Pokémon figures and props provided. At the end of the session, their masterpieces will be displayed on a screen outside the establishment for parents to see their work, and of course, every child will be rewarded with kidZos, the KidZania currency, for completing the task!

An experience like no other, KidZania London is the UK’s first educational entertainment experience. It’s a real-life introduction to the world of work, representing experiential learning at its very best. Children begin to understand and learn for themselves the diversity and function of businesses, the nature of work, and its overall contribution to well-being and prosperity in our world today.

KidZania, which has welcomed over 42 million visitors worldwide, is a global phenomenon and one of the world’s fastest-growing educational entertainment brands,

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Limited editions: Surf Winter Violets & Mistletoe and Comfort Creations Mistletoe & Crocus

It’s definitely beginning to smell a lot like Christmas, thanks to the latest limited editions from Surf and Comfort. The stunning scent of  Surf Winter Violets & Mistletoe  along with fabric softener Comfort Creations Mistletoe & Crocus, Together you you have the most amazing uplifting scent. The amazing duo is perfect for scent for this season and will defiantly put you in the Christmas mood.

I was excited to combine these two beautiful scents in my laundry and I wasn't disappointed not only were my clothes clean, but I could immediately smell the most gorgeous scent of winter flowers,

Surf Winter Violets & Mistletoe and Comfort Creations Mistletoe & Crocus encompass an array of complimentary fragrances which have been specially blended by perfume experts, which gives your clothes a long lasting fragrances as well as brilliantly clean and soft clothes.
The festive laundry detergent and softener combines some of the most loved Christmas flowers and scents together which add a burst of winter sparkle to your laundry.

Surf Winter Violets & Mistletoe RRP of £5.00 for 25w Liquid. and Comfort Creations Mistletoe & Crocus RRP of £3.30. Both are available from all major supermarkets from 15 October 2015 to 1st February 2016.

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