The Toy Store VIP Tour

The saying ‘like a kid in a toy shop’ was bought to life when we were lucky enough to get a VIP tour round The Toy Store on Oxford Street this week.

The children came straight out of the tube station and were faced with the huge  toy shop and were in complete awe!

The first person we came across was the storm trooper just casually waving at passers by and greeting the children.

The children were then taken round the store to explore anything and everything.  I’ve never been to a toy shop that is so hands on and interactive.  There is something different for the children to try round every corner and the staff are genuinely happy to be there to help out and entertain the children.

Whilst the boys were busy making use of the great Brio table and number three was busy getting pampered at the nail station, Cody The Cub from Vtech popped his head round the corner to come and give the children a hug!

The Nerf area was a huge hit with all the children and it was hard work to prize number four away.

There were lots of remote control cars that the children could try out and this even managed to get my stroppy teen engaged.

For me this was much more than just a toy store.  With so much going on everyday and lots of special events during the holidays it is a complete day out!

If this has caught your eye then don’t miss out on the fantastic events they have going on this half term.

Cody The Cub and Mr Fun will be there everyday to meet and get some special snaps with, on 20th Feb Barbie will be there in her spectacular new spy outfit and the one I’m really gutted we will miss is the author of the Mr Men books Adam Hargreaves.  He will be there drawing personalised Little Mr and Miss pictures for your little ones.  This really is something not to be missed!


ALDI Baby And Toddler Event

Over a year ago I swapped my weekly shop to Aldi and have not looked back since.

One of the things that drew me to the the store in the first place were the fantastic value nappies that I have found have been the best nappy I’ve ever used, and believe me I’ve tried almost every brand over eighteen years of nappy buying!!

Thursday 28th January is the start of their ‘Baby And Toddler Event’ and is not to be missed.

If you are expecting a newborn they have everything you could need from clothing and bottles to the beautiful Kinder Valley mosses basket for an unbelievable £19.99.

If your have older ones getting ready to start sitting independently then the Alpha + Highchair is a must.  I love the clean lines and beautiful finish to this wooden highchair that will last and last.

I will be stocking up on the Mamia nappies that at only £5.99 for a box of 66 works out at less than 10p a nappy!

Take a look at the many other items on their website as there is something to cater for every need and any budget.  Let me know how you get on.