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Back to School: Tinc review & giveaway 

Published August 16, 2017 by Bizzimummy

Tinc is a bright colourful inspiring place for kids of all ages, Young and old. Selling all sorts of funky colourful accesssories, Tinc is a perfect place for much wanted school supplies.

Tinc recently added two new lines in their back to school range, these being Alien and Lolly. Lolly being more for girls and Alien more for boys. These collections include backpack, lunchbag, pencil cases, water bottle  and note books. 

This is the Lolly bundle.


The products are all available to buy individually, either on line or at one of many Tinc stores across the country. Lolly is a really simple design with the light blue background and lolly image yet it still seems to really stand out. These products are also top quality too. The large pencil case holds a whole lot of pens and stationery, in fact it’s probably one of the biggest we have seen. 


Three zips and three pockets to store different items together.

The smaller hardtop case also stores a fair bit and even lights up. The backpack holds lots of things too, perfect for all those school books. 

And for all the prices!

Backpack – £35.00

Lolly lunch box – £14.00

A4 pencil case – £12.00

Flip & clip bottle  – £10.00

Jotter pad – £7.00

Hardtop pencil case – £17.50

A4 doodle pad – £4.50
Every item in the lolly collecton, is also available in the alien collecton, and that is also the fabulous giveaway prize on offer today. 

GIVEAWAY!

Tinc are giving away a fabulous prize worth £100. 


One winner will win all seven items on this photograph with a value of £100 and just perfect for starting the new school year. If you wish to enter then simply click the enter button below.
ENTER HERE! 

(The giveaway will close on September 13th 2017. One winner chosen at random by rafflecopter. 

Allow 28 days for prize delivery. All entrants must be UK residents and have working email, Facebook and twitter accounts.

By entering our competition you are agreeing to receive marketing emails from Tinc. They will never share your details and you can unsubscribe any time!)

Mums luxury diary 2018 + Giveaway 

Published August 11, 2017 by Bizzimummy

To finish off the week, I have a lovely giveaway for all my lovely readers. 


We may only be in August but I bet those diaries are staring to look full and worn. Not everyone keeps a diary, I do; but if you don’t then they also make lovely Christmas gifts if your stuck for ideas as the majority (including this one) begin right after Christmas of course.

This one is a little bit more special than most. It’s designed for mums like me and is also a recipe diary meaning there is a recipe on virtually every page, or every diary week. 


The recipes are a mixture of sweet and savoury dishes to suit the season, complete with full instructions and approximate cooking times. 

As well as recipes, the diary also contains some really useful kitchen information, including weight conversions, cooking times and time saving tips.


There are pages for contacts, notes and even Christmas lists too.

It is an A5 size diary which is small enough to fit inside most standard handbags and comes with a lovely gold teal cover with ribbon, date stickers and pen loop for just £10.99.


GIVEAWAY 

I have the same diary to offer as a prize to one of my followers. This diary is the 2018 edition beginning January 1st 2018 worth £10.99. If you would like the chance to win this diary then click the entry link button below.

ENTER HERE!

(Giveaway for one Mum’s diary from Dairy diary uk worth £10.99. The giveaway will run for 28 days with final date for entries being September 8th 2017. Entrants need active email, Facebook and twitter accounts to complete entry steps.)


Little Known Box review & giveaway

Published July 31, 2017 by Bizzimummy

This here is my Little Known Box. I'm guessing it's named that because the contents are unknown until opened. The box really is a mystery which I could not wait to open. A pretty wrapped black box of mystery indeed.

So what is the Little Known Box? Well it is of course a subscription box (yes yet another one I hear you cry!) This is one of those very nice subscription boxes as it contains a few little treats for ladies and mummy's like myself.

Inside this months box, I had five beauty items. None of which I had previously come across before and all of which I was very pleased with. I do love my beauty treats and my subscriptions, so combine them both and it's always a winner for me.

This box costs £14.95 monthly and the cost of the products will always be more than the box charge. When you sign up for the boxes, the form asks for information to tailor the boxes to yourself such as asking skin types and preference on products. There will be 5/6 products in each box.

In my box – I got a Zerrea foam shampoo, Merck handy face mist, Merumaya youth preservation moisturiser, Odylique lip liner & Cougar beauty 24 hour lipstick.

The lip liner alone cost £12.50 so the contents are certainly worth it. The products were all full size apart from the moisturise which is a travel size product (great for handbags) but there are no small samples here.

It's a lovely box for ladies everywhere and any age.

GIVEAWAY

Little Known Box are giving away a fabulous prize. The prize on offer today is a box of mixed beauty items to the value of £75. These will be a mixture of products from previous boxes and it sounds an amazing prize to win.

If you want to take part in this giveaway then just click the link below. Winner must be a UK resident. The giveaway will close on 21/08/2017

Enter here!

Competition: SilentNight Pillows

Published July 25, 2017 by Bizzimummy


For everyone who loves a bit of night time comfort, SILENTNIGHT are giving away a set of their – PURE COTTON PILLOW PAIR.

These lovely pillows have a 100% cotton percale cover and are filled with a clever anti-allergy, silk-like hollowfibre, for reassuring comfort and softness.

They are washable up to a temperature of 40°C and come with a 2-year guarantee. Perfect for freshening up your bedroom in these warmer Summer months.

These pillows are exclusive to QVC and will be online at on QVC http://www.qvcuk.com for 24 hours only on 27th July, from midnight onwards, selling for just £17.98.

With an RRP of £26.99, this gives a saving of 33%! We have one pair to give away, to enter simply click the link button below. 


ENTER HERE!
This giveaway ends August 8th and open to U.K. residents only. 

Little Brian paint sticks & Giveaway!

Published June 29, 2017 by Bizzimummy

There’s a whole new way to draw and colour for kids. Paint sticks look just like coloured glue sticks and are like a crayon and paint all in one. 

This may sound harsh but I am one of those mean mummies who won’t have lots of paint activities in my house. I may allow it once in a while and for homework purposes, other than that if they want to paint then they go outside. My house is not huge and I paid a lot for my carpets and furniture and even kids clothing. Paint can be so messy, even the water based stuff. Stains on floors, tables, clothes which does not always wash out, then letting the soggy paintings dry out and more stains. Then cleaning the equipment and yes more stains on the sink. It’s a very messy activity which kids seem to love.


Our new Little Brian paint sticks seem to eliminate the majority of the mess left by regular painting and also make painting activities much easier for little hands. 

The packs of paint sticks come in various sizes and we have a rather generous 12 pack. 

The results from the paint sticks do look like paint and it dries instantly too. Very minimal mess on hands and none on furnishings. Obviously I still make my kids use a hard flat surface underneath paper to protect flooring underneath. The paintsticks can be used on many surfaces too, including paper, plastics, glass including windows as it’s really easy to sponge off clean. 


When doing regular paintings such as on paper or an easel, adding a little water to the painting with a brush or sponge gives a blurring effect and slightly wetting the paint stick gives a deeper paint effect so we can play around with these to get different effects.


My two girls liked them instantly and ended up painting non stop the same night they got them. I very much like the reduced mess and not needing to find paintbrushes or having paint mixed up into awful muggy colours. 

And guess what? these paint sticks also have another really good use. Probably not what they were intended for; but:  I recently glossed my bathroom window ledge in bright red to match the wallpaper. The flossing went well but I put a orchid pot on the window thinking  the paint had dried properly. It hadn’t and I ended up taking a small patch of gloss paint off, revealing white patches underneath. I had no paint left. I used the red paint stick to fill in the gaps and now I cannot tell any difference. It blended in perfectly and has dried to match the gloss. Therefore they have many uses.

Little Brian have their own website but sell their paint sticks via Amazon and Asda stores plus a few more places. A 12 pack like this costs about £7.25 with a 6 pack being less. They will last a long time too.

GIVEAWAY 

If you like the look of the paint sticks then you can win a 12 pack for yourself and family. Simply click the enter link below.

ENTER HERE!
This giveaway will close on July 20th 2017 and is open to U.K. residents only. 

Kids lighting from Ginger Snap & giveaway

Published June 26, 2017 by Bizzimummy

Ginger snap are a design led company specialising in unique gifts and light products. There range includes lights for kids or teenagers too, many of which come with an emoji theme like this happy little lamp. 


This happy smiley lamp runs off batteries so no need for trailing cables and has a simple on/off switch. Izebella uses this at night time in her bed to help keep the monsters and robots away. It does not get hot and gives a nice bright glow so she can see but still sleep as it’s not overly  bright. 


The same batteries have been in this lamp for a good few weeks now and it is used most nights for several hours. Therefore it does not use up much juice. One of these costs £25.00 and with most children and teens having a thing for emojis at the moment, it does make a good bedroom accessory. 

They also have emoji lightboxes too. These are plastic display boxes which come with letters, images, numbers and light up to display messages.


They come with 65 letters, numbers, symbols and 51 emoji symbols and images all on plastic see through cards. These don’t require a mains plug or wires either but it does need 6 AA batteries. 


The letters simply slot in on 3 rows and you can get up to 8 of the cards on one row. It does of course look much more effective when switched on in total darkness.


You can write whatever you wish using the included letters, such as birthday messages or even notes or just mess about with the emojis.


This light box costs £24.00. If I was to make a suggestion to improve this product then I would recommend adding some sort of a slot or pull out tray on the back so there is a space to put the many letters and cards, otherwise it means either keeping the box, or finding somewhere to store them all or them becoming lost. 

And if you like the light box then maybe you could win yourself one. 
GIVEAWAY

Ginger snap are giving away one of their light boxes. To be in with a chance of wining one, just click below.

 ENTER HERE!

The giveaway will end on July 24th 2017 and is open to residents of the UK only. 

Choc nibbles & win some! 

Published June 19, 2017 by Bizzimummy

I’m sure most of us parents who grew up in the 1980s/90s will remember these! 


The memories of coming out of school and straight into the local shop to buy a quarter of choc nibbles  for 30p with left over dinner money or (if we were lucky!) pocket money.

I loved and still love choc nibbles. If you don’t remember them, then maybe you just didn’t get out much. The best way to describe them is like a mixture of soft caramel, mixes with choc lick (another old favourite) and maybe a bit of ground biscuit and something else, then coated with chocolate and made into little sticks which taste delicious. 

It’s a shame how most corner shops have changed over the years, I loved looking at all the plastic sweet jars behind shop counters frantically browsing for the choc nibs.

 Although the shops may have changed and the majority of the cheap sweets in big jar memories are long gone, I am happy to say that Choc Nibbles are still around and here to stay.


You see I have discovered a place on the internet that loves those old fashioned chocolate sweets just as much as I do, it’s even called Choc nibbles. Their tasty treats aren’t available via the website but their are several stockists around the UK, including one just a few minutes away from me. 

The choc nibs can be purchased as jars or in bags or from sweet shops by measure. 

I never understood what exactly a quarter was, which we all would ask for as kids. A quarter of what exactly? Who knows but it was always a pretty big paper bag full. 

The bags contain 250g of sweets, yes even the measurements have changed over the years. 

These taste just like I remember. It is possibly the only thing that hasn’t changed about the nibbles over the years. 

They also make a slightly different variety too. 


These are similar in taste but appear to have been a little jazzed up with an extra shiny chocolate coating giving them a smoother and brighter appearance. Thus less cocoa powder on the hands like the original version. 

They do a few other versions of chocolate nibbles too such as toffee crumble nibbles and a Jammie version too. Also original choc lick, remember the chocolate dust stuff in white paper bags, that we dipped wet fingers in and licked off? Then by the time half had gone the bag got soggy and we ended up with chocolate dust all over our white tops! Oops!!


It’s like being a kid again with all these sweets! 

Giveaway 

I have two bags of choc nibbles to give away. If you want to win them then just click the link! 

ENTER HERE!
The giveaway is for two bags of choc nibbles and will close on July 3rd 2017.


Oyster skincare brightening eye serum

Published June 14, 2017 by Bizzimummy

Oyster Skincare is a new premium skincare brand. Their products are a blend potent skin enhancing actives with precious mood enhancing essential oils. 

One of their products is this Brightening eye serum which can be purchased for £14.99 on Amazon.


I turn a big 40 years old tomorrow and although I don’t really look my age and certainly don’t feel it; there are a few tell tale signs on my face that show some ageing. Head lines are one and darkness under my eyes is another. Others don’t really notice these things but I do when I look in a mirror.

This beauty product contains a blend of good stuff including –  Hyaluronic Acid, Co-Enzyme Q10, Pentapeptides, Green tea, cucumber, flower extracts and lots of other good stuff. Many of these ingredients have been scientifically proven to help with lines, wrinkles and other anti ageing features. Hyaluronic Acid it contains helps to smooth the skin whilst being very hydrating. Pentapeptides and Co-Enzyme Q10 are both great for anti-aging too. 

The serum is a fairly thick clear liquid which looks a bit like clear gel. I apply under and around my eyes, taking care not to put any inside my actual eye. The first thing I noticed when applying the product is just how cool it felt on my eyes. It’s an instant nice cooling sensation followed by a slight tightness. It absorbs into the boxes skin within about 30 seconds with a slight stickiness which dissolves soon after.


I think it’s working a little. The dark rings are certainly fading and slightly less sagging/more tighter around the eyes. 

If you want to try this yourself you can purchase via Amazon, or have a go at winning yourself one in my giveaway below.
GIVEAWAY

Oyster skin care are giving away one 30ml bottle of their brightening eye serum worth £14.99. 

To take part simply click THIS LINK! to be taken to the “Gleam” entry page.

To enter you must live in the UK and have a valid email and Facebook account. 

Seventh Generation skin friendly products & Giveaway

Published June 13, 2017 by Bizzimummy

Seventh Generation began across the Atlantic in the USA and are fairly new to the UK. Their items include household products for laundry and cleaning and are designed for people with skin allergies, eczema and other skin conditions.

In our house it’s my eldest daughter Jordanna who seems to randomly suffer with an array of undiagnosed skin problems. These include general skin dryness where patches of skin will feel rough like sandpaper, various sensitivities which the rest of us seem to be immune too (i.e flea bites) and random rashes and spots that appear from time to time. We just don’t know why or what causes any of it, except that her skin appears to be sensitive to many things. I can only guess that certain types of soaps, bath products, laundry detergents and household cleaners add to her skin problems so it can often be difficult to know what to use. 

The products from Seventh Generation are made without the usual harsh chemicals and synthetic fragrances which can irritate skin. There are no dyes or artificial brighteners so the majority of the cleaning/laundry products will be fragrance free and colour free or clear liquids. 

Their packaging is made from 100% recycled bottles making the products kinder to the environment as well as the skin. 


These are the products which I have been using recently, all of which are available to buy in Tesco. I have two big laundry liquids.


Both of these do similar jobs – wash the clothes. There is not too much difference between them. They are both clear and free of dyes and fragrance. The differences being that the one on the left is super concentrated meaning I don’t need to use as much to wash clothes and it’s also much better on tougher stains such as chocolate, tomato, pizza and even blood. This one also comes in an unsusal container which looks a lot like cardboard on first glance. It’s actually repurposed fibre. This bottle can apparently be used as a plant starter once the liquid has gone. 
Seventh Generation also sent me two of their household cleaning products.


Again probably not much difference between the two. The green one is an all purpose cleaner meaning I can use it pretty much anywhere. The lack of harsh chemicals make it safer, not just for skin but for my furnishings which can become stained or damaged if using incorrect products. The all purpose cleaner is fine for kitchens, bathrooms, doors, window ledges and pretty much anywhere else that needs a clean, baby items included. There is however a picture of a cooker on the front of the bottle which may be slightly misleading. This product is fine for cleaning  my hob and the cooker exterior but I don’t think it is strong enough to clean inside the oven properly. Unfortunately I still need to use the very nasty stuff for that job. 

The blue cleaner on the right is more for glass products and surfaces. I have white units in my living room and a few mirrors around my home so this is a good product to get them clean and shiny without the awful cleaning smells. 
My final two products are a natural washing up liquid and natural toilet cleaner.


For those of us who don’t normally suffer from sensitive skin problems (myself included) have your hands ever itched, stung or felt slightly sore or dry after washing dishes? I know mine have a few times. I actually put it down to the water being too hot or not drying them correctly but I am now fairly sure that it’s the chemicals in the washing liquids, no matter how mild that cause the slight irritation. 

This natural free washing liquid does exactly the same job as all the other dish washing products and that is get the dishes clean. It still forms bubbles and still cuts through grease and tough dish and pan stains, even oven dishes. It just comes without the scent and added colour. 

The toilet cleaner is one of the products that does come with a slight scent. I suppose it has to really given that part of cleaning a toilet is also making it smell good rather than of what usually goes in it (YUK). The fragrance – Cypress and Fir is made purely from essential oils and botanical extracts. It smells totally different from the usual heavy bleach toilet cleaners, it can still cause skin irritation if it gets directly onto skin (as with most products) but is much safer than most other toilet cleaners. 

All of these products can be bought in Tesco. I am hoping they will bring in more of the range of products to the UK soon as the USA does have a bigger selection. 

GIVEAWAY

Seventh Generation are giving away two baskets full of their products (as above) to two lucky readers. Yes you get the basket too!


Taking part is easy peasy, just click the entry link below. 

ENTER HERE!

The giveaway will close on June 27th and 2 winners will be drawn at random. Entrants must be UK based and have valid working Facebook, twitter and email accounts.

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