Easter family travel review: Thomas Land at Drayton Manor

Jen at Thomas Land, Drayton Manor

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16 TOTALLY gorgeous gift ideas at M&S (perfect for Mother’s Day!)

Jenni shopping at M&S!Or what happened when I ran around M&S picking out stuff I’m LOVING!!

As you can see, I’m wearing appropriate, mad-dash footwear, which was necessary as the store was closing and I was madly running around snapping on my phone last weekend!

Frankly, these are just some of my favourite spring things, full stop – but any of them would make a fantastic, splash-out Mother’s Day surprise …




Let’s start with the bags, like this beauty: the classic and roomy Drop Lock Tote Bag (£28) …

M&S White Bag

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Pirates and princesses – AMAZING new spring sets from LEGO!

I don’t know which of the two new LEGO launches we were more excited to check out!

The brand new Disney Princess range won us over INSTANTLY – so adorable and includes sets from all the favourites, including the Tangled star herself, in her Rapunzel’s Creativity Tower set!

LEGO Rapunzel's Creativity Tower

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At all familiar?

Coffee cup via mom.me on Facebook

Too good not to share! :)

Via mom.me on Facebook!

Bags of fun: meet the LEGO Mixels!

LEGO Mixels

We ♥ a pocket money-friendly LEGO ‘grab bag’ at nonstopmama, and the new LEGO Mixel building sets (£3 each) – inspired by the Cartoon Network popular show – are the latest to launch and lots of fun.

They’ve just hit shops and will be released in three series, throughout the year. Series 1 (out now) creatures the Infernites, Cragsters and Electroids tribes.

We don’t have Cartoon Network so weren’t familiar with Mixels, but they’re super-cute little characters in their own right and lots of fun to build and improvise stories with.

They look very different to any other LEGO builds, too – with their fun, ‘buggy’ eyes and expressions - which makes them a fab addition to any LEGO fan’s collection.

In true ‘Master Builder’ tradition, no doubt the Mixels will be meeting the new LEGO Movie minifigures on play board near you soon! :)

Nonstopmama is thrilled to be part of the LEGO Family Blogger network. As such, we review PR samples of new products we think readers will be excited to hear about!

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    Jenni Baden HowardDaily adventures in beauty, style, health and fitness, family, food and fun!

    I'm a beauty and lifestyle writer and juggle-from-home mama (the Italian genes explain the mad hair and love of bronzer). I've written for a wide range of British glossies, newspapers and weekend supplements, along with many beauty and lifestyle websites.

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