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Mc2 crayon make up science set 

Published August 10, 2017 by Bizzimummy


The Mc2 girls are back with a few cool and funky science sets for their girly fans. This one is a great set for girls who love their make up, and especially so lipstick. It also means they no longer need to pinch Mums! 


This set does not come with one of the dolls but is one of the MC2 science sets because that’s what the MC2 girls are all about. 

Inside the box is a crayon pallette with a lipstick tray, tubes and the maker which looks like some sort of plastic test tubes with a stand. 

Personally I never retaliated just how easy making lipstick could be. All we needed was coconut oil which is very easily purchased in most supermarkets. 

To make the lipstick, we use one of the coloured crayon segments with a small amount of coconut oil. This needs melting together until it’s liquified. The instructions say to do this in the oven, but microwaving works too. 

Once melted the stuff gets poured into the plastic device. 


This sets very very fast so we had to be quick pouring it. It’s also really hot, like candle wax so it is best that an adult does the heating and pouring part. 

Then leave the product to set. It’s tempting to think it’s done just because it’s no longer liquid but taking it out too soon can ruin it and make it fall apart. 


And this is one of our finished products. A real useable safe lipstick in the tube, just like you would buy from the shop. We can also make lip stick in the palette tray too which gets applied with a lip brush. 

The only slight problem for us was thinking that the product was not melting enough and needing more oil. Don’t be tempted to add more oil or the lipstick will just turn to greasy mush or be too greasy to apply. Half a tea spoon is enough. Tho this is totally our fault for trying to be clever.

Project Mc2 dolls with experiments: Camryns tie dye

Published June 23, 2017 by Bizzimummy

Project Mc2 is a team of smart and very cool girls who use their love of science and their spy skills to complete missions for secret organization, NOV8. They’re real girls with real skills ready to take on anything. Each doll comes with fun experiments so  young girls can conduct their very own experiments at home!

This is Camryn, one of the MC2 girls members. 

Camryn Coyle comes complete with tie dye pens and a pipette. This experiment is all about dying and trainers in particular according to the box and instructions.

If you don’t have a spare pair of shoes to tie dye then the pens also work on a cheap or old white t shirt or even a white tea towel. They are fabric pens so I think most types of material would be ok, as long as it’s ok with mum and dad of course. It would have been better if perhaps some sort of fabric was included with the doll to use. The instructions also state that “rubbing alcohol” is also needed for the experiment. I had no idea what this was but a google search bought up isopropyl, ethanol and first aid antiseptics so I assume anything along those lines will do. The doll is aimed at girls age 6 and over so obviously it is important that parents supervise the experiments.

The doll itself is really pretty. Long hair, lovely summer festival type clothes, sandals and a bag too. 

I do find that the limbs on the Mc2 dolls seem to detach and come off very easily and more so the hands. They go back on easily enough but I’m unsure if this is part of the doll design. 

Izebella is too young for the doll experiments just yet so that is left to big sister Jordanna. Izebella seems happy enough undressing and redressing the doll over and over again. 


The Mc2 dolls with experiments cost between £20-£30 each. 

L.O.L Surprise dolls + giveaway

Published May 16, 2017 by Bizzimummy

This is not the first time we have had L.O.L dolls. We received some a few weeks ago but these dolls proved to be very popular in the shops and quickly sold out. They are now back in many toy stores, if you have not heard of these dolls then keep reading.


L.O.L dolls come as a wrapped up globe shape toy. The idea is to unwrap many layers of plastic packaging, each time revealing a small toy or sticker (hidden surprises)

It’s a bit like a solo version of pass the parcel without the passing. Eventually all layers will be off to reveal the main surprise inside! The L.O.L doll.


These dolls are the new collectable craze and there are many of them to collect. On this occasion Izebella found the roller sk8r L.O.L and she comes with a dummy, outfit and roller skates. 


Each one does different things, some of them drink, some change colour in water and other things. Girls will love them because there are so many to collect. 
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Pinypon world 

Published April 26, 2017 by Bizzimummy

Pinypon are small collectable interchangeable dolls from Bandai. Each doll has its own name and personality but it’s parts and accessories can be swapped and changed with other Pinypons to make a totally different character. The Pinypon figures come with many themes including fairies, countries of the world, fantasy, sweets, princesses and tales. 


This is a prince and princess set and also comes with a frog. I think it may just be based on the well known fairytale – The princess and the frog. This comes with 3 figures and lots of little accessories which can be pinned into the figures at various points (holes). Pinypon heads are fully removeable as is the hair and the bodies come in 2 or 3 parts to easily change with other dolls. See how our princess now has the princes hair?

Here are a few recognisable characters from fairytales.

Each one comes with its own pet or animal figure such as the wolf with red riding hood and again a few plastic pin accessories to stick on.

Pinypon also cone with a variety of playsets to use with the figures and build up a larger pinypon world. This is just one of them which works really well with the above princess figure set.

It’s a carriage fit for a princess and comes with an extra figure who looks very much like she could be a fairy godmother. The carriage even has a mirror inside along with a treasure box full of lovely things.

Pinypon figures and playsets can be purchased from many good toy stores and are priced from £3 upwards. My girls and especially so Izebella love them and already wants me to get her some more. 

Lalaloopsy glitter hair dough

Published March 28, 2017 by Bizzimummy

 
The Lalaloopsy dolls were once rag dolls who magically came to life when their very last stitch was sewn, taking on the personalities of the materials that were used to make them.

 New for 2017, Lalaloopsy has launched its own Netflix Original Series – We’re Lalaloopsy! This launched in January.  The animated series features all-new original music that brings to life the popular Lalaloopsy line of dolls.

 The new season trailer can be watched here.
To accompany the new series MGA Entertainment is also introducing new Lalaloopsy products based on core characters as seen on Netflix.

One of those products is a new Lalaloopsy doll with glitter hair dough.  

We all love Lalaloopsy dolls in our house. They are so cute with their large heads and big button eyes. If I had to describe a Lalaloopsy doll to someone who had never seen one, then I would say something in between a big doll and a puppet. 

This doll is one of the larger Lalaloopsy’s as they do come in various sizes. 

She comes with removeable skirt and shoes and 3 tubs of glittery play dough. The top of her head opens up and the play dough goes in. There are 3 pink moulds to choose from which attach to the hole in the head.

It then locks in and Lalaloopsy pigtails act as handles to lift the play dough up and out through the small holes in the moulds. It then comes out a bit like silly hair.

For very long hair, more playdough needs to go in and the colours can be mixed too. 

Each mould gives different styles of hair and then when finished it can be taken out and more put in. 


This doll is suitable for ages 3 and over. The only slight problems I found with the doll are – the playdough mould which fits in the head can be tough to lock into place even for me when full of dough so a young child may struggle with this. The pigtail handle can also be tiring to turn if longer hair is required. 

However despite this my 4 year old really likes it. She loves play dough anyway so when it comes with a Lalaloopsy doll it’s even better. The doll also comes with play scissors and clips to use on the playdough hair.

As for playdough mess – it really is not an issue with this stuff. Yes Izebella gets the odd few bits on my deep carpet but it doesn’t really stick and easy enough to hoover up.

The price for one of these Lalaloopsy dolls with playdough and accessories is £29.99 (RRP). Would I pay this?? Yes I would because I know this is just the thing my daughter loves playing with and it’s much more than a simple boring doll.

 

Lottie dolls review + giveaway 

Published March 8, 2017 by Bizzimummy


Lottie dolls were launched in 2012 and now sell in over 30 countries. We were first introduced to Lottie a few years ago when my daughter (Jordanna) was a little younger (now 9). As Jordanna is getting a bit big for dolls, it’s now the turn of Izebella to experience Lottie. She now has 2 of the dolls to start with. 

Lottie dolls differ from other fashion dolls in a few ways. For a start they are slightly smaller, measuring 7 and half inches. All Lottie dolls are the same size and each one comes with a different outfit and it’s own name and personality. 

The main difference with Lottie dolls is that the dolls are created to challenge negative body image concerns, premature sexualisation and the demise of childhood. None of the dolls come with make-up, high heels or jewellery. If I’m being totally honest, this never really bothered or affected me, I had lots of barbie dolls when younger, however I do realise that things are different these days and more children worry about body image now.Lottie is designed to look like a child aged approximately 9 years old. 

There are lots of Lottie’s to collect and accessories too. Each one coming with its own theme and own hobby or skill. Izebella has two Lottie dolls. One being the Rockabiility lottie and the other is the new Forest friend who comes dressed in a fairy costume. 

Both dolls are very different both in outfits and hair colour. Izebella says that Forest friend lottie looks like herself as she has red hair and a fringe. Rockability lottie is all about music and listening to bands. 

The dolls are fully poseable and made from similar materials as other well known fashion dolls. They can be stood up and propped against a wall, sat down and lay down. 

Izebella seems to love swapping the clothes and swapping back again and is very happy with her new dolls.

Lottie even has its own Club to join online which offers discounts and competitions to members.

Lottie dolls start from about £16.00 upwards. I have not spotted them in the usual well known toy stores unfortunately but; they can be purchased from the UK Lottie store, Amazon, Ocado and eBay. 

                               GIVEAWAY

The prize for this giveaway will be one Forest friends Lottie doll. 

To take part you must be a U.K. resident and enter before March 29th 2017.

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L.O.L Surprise dolls 

Published February 14, 2017 by Bizzimummy

My girls have so many collectable figures, and now those figures have a new addition. It’s a tiny doll which comes in a ball full of surprises. This is bound to be the latest collectable craze – The L.O.L surprise dolls.


They come  as a ball, wrapped in many layers of plastic, a little too much plastic perhaps for a toy such as this. In fact there are 7 layers to peel off. The reason being is that underneath each layer is a little surprise such as stickers, doll shoes, clothes, accessories etc. 


Both my girls got their own LOL surprise ball and kept unwrapping and unwrapping until they found there big surprise which is buried inside the ball. 

There are 45 different dolls to find and obviously my girls did not know which one they would get until they unwrapped all the layers off. 

Each doll ball comes with stickers and different accessories and once the doll is found, the ball becomes a multi use accessory too. The doll can be kept inside the ball and the ball carried like a little bag, or the doll can stand up inside it like this!


Or put water inside them to give the dolls a bath. 

The dolls cost £8.00 each. The cost could get fairly high if my girls want to collect them all.


Like most collectable figures there are limited edition/special dolls to find and collect. I think this alone will make my girls ask for another one.

My girls like them, it’s probably not something I would rush out and buy as it would be £16.00 for 2 small dolls alone. However I do think they would make good stocking fillers for girls. There is a lot of plastic left over at the end, maybe a bit too much when we have more than one. The dolls themselves seem good quality and strong and durable enough to be played with. 

The recommended age is 3 and over. Lots of small parts and accessories with these which can easily be lost. Buy from most good toy stores.

We did attempt an unwrapping video, which did not turn out too great as Izebella found the unwrapping a little tricky, but here it is. 

MC2 experiment dolls 

Published December 28, 2016 by Bizzimummy

Just before Christmas my girls got a new MC2 doll. If you haven’t heard of these dolls then in short – they are fashion dolls but with a difference. The MC2 dolls are all about science and experiments and each doll comes with either something to build, create or an experiment to do at home.


The dolls are all based on the characters from the Netflix series Project MC2 and the four characters (and dolls) being Adrienne, McKeyla, Camryn and Bryden.

The dolls look like most other similar fashion dolls and are the same height meaning clothes can be swapped with other dolls. They are fully poseable too and come with long flowing hair for brushing. The only flaw we found is that the hands come off too easily, they are attached by a plastic prong and just seem to fall off. 

Our doll Adrienne came with instructions to make a bath fizz/bomb plus the plastic round tub to make it in.

The doll does not come with any ingredients for making a bath bomb but it only needs a few basic safe ingredients such as baking soda and citric acid. 

Jordanna is just starting to get into science stuff and even got a few science type sets for Christmas. Making things such as soap and bath bombs is something she seems to enjoy. That is what these dolls are all about – encouraging girls to like science too.

Lalaloopsy fluff n stuff & more Christmas crafting 

Published December 2, 2016 by Bizzimummy

Lalaloopsy Mittens Fluff ‘n’ Stuff Doll is busy sewing snowflakes into her dress, because there’s a princess ball coming to Lalaloopsy Land! Mittens and her friends have sewn their unique style into their magical gowns. They Lalaloopsy Mittens Fluff ‘n’ Stuff Doll was sewn on December 21st and has been sewn from an eskimo’s scarf.


This is Izebellas new Lalaloopsy doll and it also happens to be the first one she’s had herself. Big sister Jordanna is now getting a bit too old for dolls which is a shame as this is a lovely doll.


Bright blue hair style and matching blue dress and shoes. Her arms and legs fully moveable and she comes with a little pet too. Those big button eyes are just adorable too we think. Like all Lalaloopsy dolls, this one also comes with her own personality and story of when she was created. 

As well as a new doll for Izebella, we got a little Xmas snowflake decorating kit too and some sparkly bits to make it. Izebella made this star by herself. 

And on the tree it now proudly hangs! 

The lalaloopsy dolls make lovely friends for little girls everywhere and can be found in many toy stores before making their way to Santa. The new fluff n stuff dolls cost between £15-£20 depending on the store.

Baby Annabell bedroom

Published October 11, 2016 by Bizzimummy

Ask most little girls what they want for Christmas and you can guarantee the majority want a Baby Annabelle doll off Santa. Izebella loves her baby Annabell and has certainly not grown out of it just yet. Once a little girl has their own baby Annabell, it won’t be too long until they want the many accessories and items that go with the doll. One of those items is the brand new bedroom playset.

The first thing I noticed about this bedroom set is just how big it is. It’s huge and it makes a nice change, as most toys come smaller than expected. 

It opens up to reveal all of this inside.

It combines a house, nursery and wardrobe in one. The pull out bed includes a pillow and blanket and easily accomodates a full size baby Annabell doll.

A pretty mobile hangs above the bed and there is lots of storage space for doll clothes and accessories to go, including a hanging rail.

The set is really pretty and girly, being pink throughout. The walls have lots of baby Annabell images on including the lamb. The set is soft and fairly lightweight and all folds away when not in use. However the large size of it may make it tricky to store away.

The price is also another factor to consider if your little girl wants this. It currently retails over the £60.00 mark with many stores selling at about £64.00 so certainly not stocking filler money. It is just the bedroom set too, no dolls or outfits come included which may prove to be a disappointment if your little one does not have spare outfits to hang up. 

Of course Izebella absolutely loves it. She loves pink, anything girly and also loves baby Annabell. Luckily she does have a fair few doll outfits to put in the storage and hang up. I don’t think any little girl would be too disappointed with this if they already own Baby Annabell but I think it is a little bit too expensive. I would maybe pay around £40.00 for this but not £60.00 or more. Also if you are considering this, please take a look at the size of it in an actual store/shop and see if you have the room as it is a similar size to some of the dolls houses out there.

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