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Molang 

Published October 23, 2017 by Bizzimummy



Meet Molang, a soft squishy white rabbit based on the character from the online tv series of the same name. 

Molang is an adventurous rabbit yet shy and lives with his equally shy friend Piu Piu the chick. Together they go on many adventures together and wear many disguises and costumes.

 


Molang does look quite similar to those cute Japanese kawaii characters, similar to Hello Kitty too. I believe Molang actually originated in Korea as the word Molang translates to “I don’t know” in Korean. We have not watched any of the Molang episodes yet but they are available on You Tube.
  

Our Molang plush toy is incredibly soft and really squishy, almost like a big soft stress ball. It can be cuddled and squashed yet won’t lose its natural shape. 

Molang is good for children ages 3 and over. He doesn’t do much, in way of any interaction but it does make an awesome night time cuddle buddy. 

Molang comes to us via Tomy Toys and many of Molangs cuddly friends are also available and are seeking a loving home full of cuddles. 

The Wizard of Oz comes to Southport

Published October 12, 2017 by Bizzimummy

This half term Regal Entertainments presents The Wizard of Oz at Southport theatre. From Tuesday 24 October – Thursday 26 October.
 Including an all-star cast – Eastenders’ Cheryl Fergison as the Eva’ The Wicked Witch of the West; Maddie Hope Coelho as Dorothy; David Heath as the Scarecrow; Philip McGuiness playing the Tinman; and Richard Hazlewood as Lion.

The Wizard of Oz is a firm family favourite, an old classic movie which was first released before my parents were even born. Everyone is familiar with the story which is all focuses on young Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto as they embark on a wondrous adventure over the rainbow in the magical land of Oz.

Tickers start at £14.25. Two showings per day at 1pm and 5pm. Southport theatre is conveniently located on the promenade. Tickets can be purchased here.

We cannot wait to go and watch this! 

Movie night goodies – Tommy Tucker + Giveaway

Published February 8, 2017 by Bizzimummy

As a family we like to do occasional movie nights. This is where we will choose a movie or two to all watch (on a none school night) and bring in a few munchies, pop etc. Not always the healthiest choices but it’s not every night.

Now when this big box arrived packed full of munching goodies; we knew it was time for another family movie night.


The box was sent to us from Tommy Tucker. They sell many movie style snacks including popcorn, potato snacks and even candy floss. 


Some of the popcorn, along with the candy floss even comes in movie style resealable plastic tubs, meaning we can just place them on our knees and help ourselves as we wish.


Each tub contains a litre of popcorn. The candy floss looked just like a tub of fluff and Izebella loved it.

These large 120g sharing bags also went down really well. 

Jordanna seems to enjoy the salty varieties of popcorn more than the sweet or toffee. With the share bags it’s 142 calories per serving tho I’m not too sure if a serving means the whole bag or not.

My favourite was the new luxury popcorn bags. These are just delicious.

Each bag is 200g of pure indulgent toffee popcorn goodness. Choose from cocoa, salted caramel & vanilla, tropical coconut and raspberry sensation. All of them taste amazing and the bags can be very addictive once opened. It all just tastes so nice and creamy aswell as crunchy. 


All Tommy Tucker products can be purchased via the website in multi packs and of course, you may just spot them in your local cinema too.
PRIZE GIVEAWAY 

If you liked the look of all those goodies above then enter this giveaway. The winner will also receive a large box of Tommy Tucker goodies; just perfect for a movie night.

Entrants need to be UK based and have valid Facebook, twitter and email accounts. Closing date is February 28th 2017.

ENTER HERE!

The Guardians of Oz DVD review & giveaway 

Published February 1, 2017 by Bizzimummy

The Guardians of Oz is out on DVD from 13th February and should be available in most stores and supermarkets which sell DVDs.


Just like the very well known and loved movie – The wizard of Oz; The guardians of Oz revisits many of the favourite characters but in animation form. The lion, scarecrow, and Tin man all appear in this children’s movie.

The adventure is told through the eyes of Ozzy. Ozzy is a friendly flying monkey  who joins forces with the sorceress Gabby to stop the evil wicked witch Eveline and her plans to take over their land. 


It is a very colourful action packed animated movie. The certification rating is PG. Izebella loved watching it. 

Look out for the DVD on February 13th £9.99x,  or enter to win a copy. 
DVD GIVEAWAY 

Entertainment one are giving away 3 copies of The Guardians of Oz on single disc DVD worth £9.99 each.

To take part for a chance to win a copy then just click the “Enter” link below. 

ENTER HERE!

This giveaway will close February 15th. Entrants must have both Facebook and twitter accounts as well as a working email address. All entrants must also be a U.K. resident. 

Teletubbies big hugs DVD + giveaway copies 

Published January 17, 2017 by Bizzimummy

The new Teletubbies DVD was released yesterday. It has a running time of 1 hour and 12 minutes and Izebella loves it. 


 The Teletubbies love making new friends and they love big hugs! Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po as they splash in puddles, ride the Custard Machine and watch Tummy Tales.

Special  features include:

· “Big Hugs” Song

· Meet The Characters: Po

· Meet Daniel Rigby

Hard to believe but these loveable characters have now been on our screens for almost 20 years. 


COMPETITION 

There are 3 copies of the big hugs DVD up for grabs. All you have to do to take part is click the link below. The giveaway will end on February 7th 2017.

Enter here

COMPETITION: Bing DVD 

Published October 21, 2016 by Bizzimummy

STUDIOCANAL is pleased to announce that the final volume in Season One of the popular Cbeebies show Bing was released on DVD on 17 October, releasing as Show… And Other Episodes. To celebrate, they are giving one lucky winner a copy on DVD! 


Bing: Show… And Other Episodes is the eighth and final volume in Season One, following Swing, Storytime, Paddling Pool, Fireworks, Surprise Machine, Music and Cat. The DVD comes with paper cut-outs of the characters where families can enjoy creating a scene, prefect for a night in this Halloween!

 

Round the corner, not far away, Bing and Flop (voiced by OSCAR-winning Mark Rylance) are ready to play!

 

Celebrating the noisy, joyful, messy reality of pre-school life, Bing stories may be small, but they are full of everyday dramas that all young children and the grown-ups in their lives will recognise!

To win a copy of this DVD, simply click the link below.  

ENTER HERE!
The competition will close on November 4th.

http://www.ThePrizeFinder.com 

Star Wars at Character World + Competition

Published May 4, 2016 by Bizzimummy

Today Character world are going a little crazy with the whole Star Wars theme. Their website showcases some of their popular items from the Star Wars film franchise including bedding, curtains, towels, rugs and more. 
Star Wars was never really my thing when I was younger, probably down to the fact I was a girly girl, my brother loved it and longed for one of those expensive millenium falcon toys, tho he would of also been thrilled with a Star Wars bedding set.

I now have my own boy who is fairly interested in Star Wars and he has been sent one of the Star Wars bedding sets and a towel. 


Ryan was very quick to point out to me that both of these are from the latest Star Wars movie which I’m told is called “The force awakens”. He finds it hard and strange to believe that Star Wars movies were out when I was younger than him! 
The towel measures 75 X 150cm and shows images of storm troopers or at least that’s what they used to be called. In this photograph it looks more like a movie poster than a towel, it’s quite funky and a perfect excuse for my 12 year old to finally get a bath without me moaning at him.


“Yes he certainly likes it”


The bed set consists of a single size duvet cover and one pillow case (Ihave no idea if you can buy double or king size Star Wars covers as I know a few men will be reading this and wondering!). The cover seems good quality material, strong stitching and overall a good set.( I say this because I have had many flimsy duvet covers which the stitching comes apart and creates holes or the material feels to thin and cheaply made). 


The duvet cover is also double sided with totally different Star Wars images on either side. The pillow case is the same images all round which seems to match either side. 

The cover snuggly fits over Ryan’s standard single duvet quilt and fastens with poppers.Character world sells many other well known character products. 

             Competition

Character world are offering one of their Star Wars sets (as above) to one of my readers. The prize consists of both single bed set and a towel with a combined total of £30.

To take part in this prize draw, please click the link below. (T&Cs apply) Ends May 18th 2016!

ENTER HERE!

More competitions at ThePrizeFinder – See more at: http://www.theprizefinder.com/content/star-wars-bedding-set#sthash.QDrv80FF.dpuf

Hotel Transylvania 2, pancake making and giveaway

Published February 9, 2016 by Bizzimummy

  
Hotel Transylvania 2 takes place seven years after the first film,with the hotel now open to human guests. Mavis and Johnny have a young son named Dennis, whose lack of any vampire abilities worries his grandfather Dracula. When Mavis and Johnny go on a visit to Johnny’s parents, Dracula calls his friends to help him make Dennis a vampire. Soon, things turn upside-down when Dracula’s old-school human-hating father, Vlad, unexpectedly visits the hotel.

To coincide with the release of the DVD and of course being pancake day today, Sai Pancakes has a video on you tube of their hotel Transylvania pancake creations among many others. 

We were also encouraged to join in the pancake celebrations and try to create our own monster creations. I state “Try” because the first four or so turned out horrendous and were remnants of burnt sloppy mess in the pan. I then changed mixture and the rest turned out okay. Pancakes aren’t really my thing but kids seemed to enjoy them. Our monster faces are nothing like the ones in the video but they did try. 

   



COMPETITION 

 Sony UK are offering a DVD of Transylvania 2 for one of my readers too. This competition will end Feb 16th.

ENTER HERE!

More competitions at ThePrizeFinder

Portable North Pole

Published November 19, 2015 by Bizzimummy

Last Christmas I came across the Portable North Pole service which enables parents to create personalised videos and even phone calls from Santa his self. Last year I used the free version which still enables a free video which can then be shared by email or social media to friends and family. The free video message is again available this year tho not quite ready to access yet. 

I was very happy when I was given the chance to have an “Gold Pass” this time round. This gives unlimited access to all the available videos and I can make as many as I wish. It also gives unlimited calls from Santa too.

  
So I got to work straight away to create a few videos for my girls. Ryan will also get one just so he doesn’t feel left out, but it’s not the same for him as he apparently thinks Santa is not real and has this strange conception that I somehow change into Santa and leave presents. Hmm no idea what makes him think like that! 

The videos last about 5 minutes each and there’s a few choices with each being different thus allowing brothers and sisters to get a different video. The videos are personalised to the child and the first thing is to add names. Now when adding the name you are given options as to how it sounds and how it’s pronounced. Izebella was fine but Jordanna was not. Her name was not in the database and could not be pronounced so I had to use Jordan. This will probably apply to other unusual names but you can use other descriptions such as princess or sweetness. The child’s name will appear on screens and santas books in the video even if old Santa can’t quite pronounce it. 

The other personalisation options include age, location, photographs, names of family, achievements, day to day life, school, presents wanted and good things they have done. The best bit and th suspense at the end of the video is of course if the child is on the nice or naughty list. If the naughty list then Santa may tell them to try harder. 

I access the service via mobile device and the only problem I had was the photograph inclusion. They uploaded fine but I found I had to do a lot of editing as ended up with heads cut off or half a person. Apart from that it’s fine and once all the personalisation is complete it takes about 10 minutes for it all to be made.

The video I made for Izebella can be viewed here and Jordannas is here. As you can see they are really personal and a little magical. It really helps young children get into the Christmas spirit. I would of loved something like this when k was a young child but sadly the technology was non existant back then. Both Izebella and Jordannas faces lit up with their Santa videos and they both kept glued to the screen the whole 5 minutes. The nice or naughty list keeps them in suspense for a while. 

As well as Santa, the videos also feature lots of elves and reindeers and plenty of snow. They really make it feel like Christmas. 

You can even create a birthday message from Santa which is perhaps a little strange. 

 
You also get to download these little certificates too.  

 Head to Portable North Pole to create magical videos.

Annie 2015 & Competition

Published April 27, 2015 by Bizzimummy

Annie is released in stores today by Sony Pictures on both DVD and Blu-Ray.

A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. 

We were sent over a copy of the movie on DVD along with an Annie goody bag. 

The movie is a modern take on the old 80s Classic. A movie which I loved as a little girl. 

COMPETITION

The prize on offer is Annie’s loveable pooch Sandy who comes as a cuddly plush toy. It’s a Twitter competition and all you have to do is Retweet. Ends tomorrow 28/04. 

  

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