Personalised Chocolate From Born Gifted

I don't know about you but when it comes to Mother's Day I want my Mum to have unique products, not a box of chocolates that every one will spot and buy, but something different, something special. I have found the perfect chocolate treat for all Mother's this Mother's Day, a personalised chocolate bar from Born Gifted!

Before we continue with this post, I apologise for the picture quality, without flash the products were not visable properly, with flash they come up a little too bright!


First up, we have the one I picked for my Mother, there are a few designs on the site to choose from, I finally settled on the one below.


This chocolate bar can be personalised on the front and back with a message of your choice. The personalised milk chocolate bar approx dimensions are 15cm x 6.5cm x 1cm, weight is 100g. The chocolate may contain traces of nuts, free delivery - despatched within 3 working days.


Secondly we have the one 'from' Spud. This is the only Mummy one on the site.


This chocolate bar can be personalised on the front with any name up to 12 characters, you can choose any message for the back of the wrapper over two lines (30 characters per line). The wording 'as pretty as a cupcake!' is fixed. The personalised milk chocolate bar approx dimensions are 16cm x 8cm, weight is 100g. The chocolate may contain traces of nuts, free delivery - despatched within 3 working days.


Each chocolate bar as mentioned above weighs 100g which is more or less the same amount as what you get in shops, only these chocolate bars are personalised, they are special, they are unique. The chocolate itself is yummy,  just don't expect Cadbury's or Galaxy.


All the personalised chocolate bars are £5.99 each. Why not check out Born Gifted's Mother's Day page, they have matching cups and cards to go with the personalised chocolate bars alongside many other Mother's Day items, all orders have free delivery with next day and Saturday delivery options available for extra cost!


You can check out the Born Gifted website here, find them on Facebook here or follow them on Twitter here.


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Pocket Money Treats For Your Mum

If you need to stretch your pocket money but do not want to compromise on quality this Mother’s Day, turn to The Jelly Bean Factory®. Their fabulously fruity Gourmet Jelly Bean Sweet Hearts (RRP £1.50 for 95g) and Gourmet Jelly Bean Heart Beats (RRP £1.50 for 95g) make a refreshing change to perfume and flowers, and if you are lucky, your mum might even share them!

We received one of each 95g to review, if you've never had a single Jelly Bean Factory jelly bean, it must be because your not human, everyone's had a Jelly Bean Factory jelly bean! Although I'm pretty sure everyone's had a lot of their jelly bean's!


In the Heart Beats tub you get 6 different flavoured heart shaped Jelly Bean Factory jelly beans, the flavours are: Pomegranate, Raspberry, Bubblegum, Strawberry Smoothie, Coconut and Cranberry. Each jelly bean gives you a real taste of the selected flavour.


In the Sweet Hearts tub you get 9 different flavoured heart shaped Jelly Bean Factory jelly beans, the flavours are: Pomegranate, Raspberry, Bubblegum, Lemon, Strawberry Smoothie, Coconut, Cranberry, Blueberry and Lemon & Lime. Again each jelly bean gives you a real taste of the selected flavour.


Each Gourmet Jelly Bean Sweet Heart from The Jelly Bean Factory® is made using natural flavours and no artificial colours, making them the first choice for those with a sweet tooth who want a more natural choice. They’re also gelatine free, gluten free, GMO free, nut free, Kosher certified Halal compliant as well as being suitable for Coeliacs and Vegetarians - so everyone can fall in love with them!

The Jelly Bean Factory® range is available at leading and independent retailers, and online at the official site. To find out more or to purchase your Mum some heart shaped jelly beans check out the official Jelly Bean Factory website here, find them on Facebook here or follow them on Twitter here.




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Cherub Mum Set From Giftaholics

I was sent this beautiful cherub set to feature in my Mother's Day feature, my first thoughts just from seeing the photo was good thoughts. I thought the set would be really expensive so I was extremely surprised to find the set cost just £8 from Giftaholics.


Beautiful set of white cherub letters that spell out the word - MUM
Each stand alone cherub figurine is made from resin and finished in a soft white effect giving the impression of stone or marble.

The back of the cherubs are equally detailed just as the front of the cherubs. Dimensions for the letters are approximately: Height 6.5 - 7.5cm Width 5.5 - 6cm Depth 2 - 3cm.
If like me you also buy for your Nan, Nana, Gran, Grandmother or Grandma, then the beautiful set above is just as perfect as the Mum one, available to buy for £8 also, from Giftaholics.


Giftaholics have very kindly offered my lovely readers/visitors a 15% off discount code for orders over £40, enter the code WELCOME15 at the checkout to receive your 15% off.



To check out more beautiful, personal and unique gifts, check out the official Giftaholics website here or find them on Facebook here.

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Weber Baby Q™Pink BBQ.


Time goes fast doesn't it, if your nodding your head disagreeing with me, just think, Christmas was over 2 month's ago, Easter's around the corner and before you know it, we will all be ditching our thick winter jackets for vest tops and shorts. Nealy everyone loves summer, every one enjoys a good bbq and thanks to Weber your Mum can celebrate in style this year with the Weber Baby Q™Pink bbq.


For gas BBQ lovers, Weber is the only brand they need to look at. From the entry level portable Baby Q™, right up to the Summit® Grill Centre, every gas model is sleek, stylish and features the highest quality of engineering. Leading the way in BBQ innovation, Weber has gas barbecuing all sewn up.

The Baby Q™Pink is more than just a pretty face. With a push button ignition and adjustable burner valve for easy temperature control, this pink and portable fashion icon is the ultimate for those who want to stand out from the crowd.


The Baby Q™Pink is sold for £199 and is available to buy on the official Weber website here, you can also find Weber on Facebook here or follow them on Twitter here.

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A Gift To Make Her Sing - The Sapphires DVD

Everyone loves a good singalong, and if your Mum loves a feel good musical then this Mother's Day why not treat her to The Sapphires, a DVD due to be released on DVD on the 4th March (Mother's Day is the 10th March!) starring Chris ODowd (Bridesmaids, TV's Girls). Your Mum will sing with joy as the DVD concentrates on a sixties soul-group trying and struggling to make it big.

Talented sisters Gail, Cynthia and Julie, and their wayward cousin Kay, have killer voices and attitudes to match. Performing in a talent show contest they catch the attention of Dave Lovelace (Chris O’Dowd), a down-on-his-luck Irish musician with a penchant for whisky and a passion for soul music.

 Critics Say

“A feelgood, charm-packed treat. Chris O’Dowd is sheer perfection” Heat Magazine

“The perfect Friday night, feel-good film. Chris O’Dowd is brilliant.” Stylist Magazine

It may not sound like a match made in heaven but Dave notices a sparkling talent in the girls and realises with a few changes they could be something special….they just need the right man to help them. Billing the band as the successors to ‘The Supremes’ Dave secures the girls their first real gig and flies them to Vietnam to sing for the troops.


As they embark on a hilarious journey of highs and lows, courage and commitment, friendship and family, they discover that all you need to succeed is a little heart….and a lot of soul.


Available to pre-order now from Sainsbury's and Amazon.

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Mother's Day Feature 2013

Hello lovelies, considering Mother's Day is only 11 days away, I thought it was time to get the lovely Mother's Day feature started. I've only been around a little over six months, so this is my first Mother's Day feature on Unique Young Mum. I truly believe there is something featured for each and every Mum out there, from organics to chocolates, from wine to pink champagne soap I have it covered, well nearly ;) Just bare with me and I will introduce you to some of the cutest and unique Mother's day gifts around.

My own beautiful, amazing, sweet, funny and lovely Mother had announced two week's ago she is moving 4 hours away, sadly the move is happening next Saturday (the 9th), just one day before Mother's day so this year we are celebrating a week early.

Mother's day is a day to spend quality time with our Mother's, to give them a day off the housework, the cooking, the tidying, Mother's day is a day to spoil our Mother's, to present them with some of the beautiful gifts around.
The banner above has all the names of the brands and companies involved in the feature so far, each day I will be writing up two/three post showing off these companies truly special Mother's day gifts.

Make sure you bookmark the blog, sign up or remember to check back to not miss one post in the Mother's day feature!

Until next time,
Jade x

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Spud's Disney Dream

Another Disney post, I know, I know.. I'm sorry for all you non Disney fans out there, but if you check out my about me page, your soon discover Spud is a huge Disney fan and some of my past post can prove just that! I love England, we have London, one of the most popular city's in the World, we have safe weather (no tornado's or bad thunder storms), lots of castle's and let's not forget we have a Royal family! Everyone need's to get away sometimes, weather your alone, a couple or a family, you all need to have fun, excitement and magic in your holiday at some point, well Disneyland can offer all that and much much more!

I remember being a child and seeing the Disneyland adverts on the TV, ringing a freephone number whilst Mum was cooking in the kitchen to request a free video, how I envied the children on those adverts, how I desperately wanted to meet Belle from the Classic Disney film, Beauty & the Beast. Just from watching those adverts, my eyes would sparkle, filled with magic, if your a Disney fan, the magic never end's, no matter how young or old you are. When I had Spud, the Disney within me carried on through him, I dressed him in Winnie The Pooh and Tiger outfits, I purchased Winnie The Pooh dummies, bottles, teethers, rattles, you name it, Spud had it. When Spud started watching TV, he always took an interest to Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, the bond has never broke to this day, I doubt it ever will!



Not wanting Spud to grow up before he meets his idol, I've been looking at Disneyland prices,travel and accommodation these last few weeks, yes 'Mickey Mouse' came to his Birthday party, but that wasn't the real Mickey Mouse, just a quick look at the mascot we hired can confirm that. Not too keen on flying myself, and not wanting to take Spud on such a long flight for his first time flying, I've been looking around at some cruises, with the recent scandal's that have gone on with 'unfamiliar' cruise companies, only the best will do for me and my boy, Virgin Holiday Cruises that is of course! I've heard from the minute you step aboard, the whole journey, experience and holiday is amazingly magical, memories that will stay with you forever, a memory making children's dreams come true!

Until next time,

Jade x

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Gorgeous George & The Giant Geriatric Generator Book Review


Along with Anisha's Adventure's In Bangladesh (read my review of the book here) we was also sent Gorgeous George & The Giant Geriatric Generator book also from My Little Big Town, the synopsis starts off with, bogies, baddies, bagpipes and bums! Farting, false teeth and lots of fun! Spud was instantly drawn in with the word 'bogies and 'farting'.
George witnesses something rather disturbing from his bedroom window late one night. People are disappearing fast and no one seems to care. Why are the people of Little Pumpington so miserable? Why has his evil teacher started smelling of wee? Why is Mr Watt so fat? Why does Mr Jolly the Janitor collect hundreds of pairs of false teeth in a cupboard in his workshop? And what will happen when mad Kenny sticks two crayons up his nose?



During detention George discovers a secret stash of soggy tea-bags and a hundred boxes of broken biscuits hidden in a mysterious tunnel beneath the school. Can Gorgeous George (who’s not really gorgeous at all) solve these mysteries with the help of his Grandpa Jock, the wild-haired ginger Scotsman before Grandpa Jock deafens the whole town with his bagpipes? 
A fantastic read for anyone who loves funny, exciting and sometimes a little gross children’s books. Equally enjoyable for adults as it is for children. Gorgeous George & The Giant Geriatric Generator is the first children’s book from author Stuart Reid. Featuring over 50 charming and humorous illustrations by UK artist Calvin Innes.
The chapters in the book are generally quite short, along with the paragraphs which are mainly 4-5 lines long apart from the odd few which are a bit longer. The book is suitable for a reading age of 9+ but that didn't mean I couldn't read it to Spud, we are only up to chapter 8 at the moment but already the book has had Spud in fits of laughter. Spud moan's that there is not enough pictures but laughs at the ones that are illustrated by Calvin Innes. 
I will admit, for me being the real girly girl I am, the book has even made me laugh out loud at times,  so for it to appeal to me, I am sure the book will appeal to younger girls as well as boys! The book is 288 pages long but me and Spud are already on page 97 ready to start chapter 11, because the paragraphs and chapters are quite short, along with the illustrated pictures, it has only took us 3 nights to get to where we are.
Gorgeous Geoge & The Giant Geriatric Generator is available to buy with a suggested RRP of £7.99 from online book stores Amazon, WHSmiths and directly from My Little Big Town Publishing.
To find out more about Little Big Town publishers check out the official website here.

Until next time,
Jade x


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Ape Escape DVD Review



Lionsgate very kindly sent Spud the newly released Ape Escape DVD, the DVD is based on the best selling video games Ape Escape, join Specter and his minions for wacky monkey mayhem in a series of colourful Ape Escape adventures!



Specter, the leader of the ape world, was just an ordinary ape at the zoo. That is until a “pipo-helmet,” which was invented by a brilliant, but absent minded, Professor, was accidentally dropped into his cage. When Specter puts the intelligence-boosting helmet on, he is suddenly given the intelligence of a human and even starts to look human. What is a super intelligent ape to do in a world dominated by people? 

The DVD consist of 19 mini episodes each running for 2-3 minutes at a time, the whole DVD is only 46 minutes long, great for when Mummy needs to do her hair and make up for a certain time, but you can't put a film on because the little ones will want to watch the whole film!
Neither me or Spud had heard of Ape Escape before, even though it has apparently been around since the PlayStation 1 days! I was a PlayStation 1 child, I was also a PlayStation 2 child, how I remember those days arguing with my little brother for who's turn was next!
Spud wasn't that keen on the DVD, to be honest he wasn't interested in the DVD after the first 10-12 episodes, Spud didn't like the fact that the episodes were so short and couldn't get to know the characters because he didn't know them, I passed the DVD onto my not so little any more brother, who's 21 this year and is a current PlayStation 3 'child' he didn't understand why Spud didn't like the DVD and told me it was simply 'genius', then again he is a gaming geek so knew what Ape Escape was, unlike me and Spud.
In my opinion, the DVD is great for any gaming fan or any Ape Escape fan, the Ape Escape DVD  was released on the 18th of February and is available to buy with a suggested RRP of £7.99 from Amazon or Zavvi.com
Until next time,
Jade x


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Tree Fu Tom Toys from Flair

On Tuesday, 20 of my fellow blogger's took part in a Tree Fu Tom Twitter party, they all had a great time playing and talking about the new Tree Fu Tom toys that have been produced and sold by Flair. The party was hosted along with UKMumsTV and the hash tag #TreeFuTomToys was trending within minutes. For us outsiders we had a chance to get involved with the party by asking questions about the new range of toys and we all had the opportunity to enter lots of competitions! 

I was particularly interested with the Tree Fu Tom Twitter party because Spud has been a keen viewer of the show since it started, the show was so successful with children that it was one of Cbeebies highest rated show's in 2012. After the demand from parents for Tree Fu Tom toys, the fantastic toy company Flair have done the magic and have produced a fantastic range of toys.


First up we have the Flying Squizzle, your child/children can play their very own game of Treetopolis Squizzle with this flying foam Squizzle, just like a frisbee, only much for fun and its made of foam! Suitable for ages 3+ years with a suggested RRP of £3.99.



Next we have the Basic Figure Assortment, there are five different sets to collect: Tom, Twigs, Ariela, Squirmtum and Zigzoo. Each set come's with a removable base, a figure and one accessory. Suitable for ages 3+ with a suggested RRP of £4.99



Next up we have the Deluxe Figure Assortment, there are 3 different sets available to buy with a suggested RRP of £7.99. Each figure comes with a deluxe accessory and is suitable for ages 3+.


Next on the list is the Playset Assortment, there are two different sets to collect. Take a trip around Treetopolis in Zigzoo's Wagon or take Teabiscuit and Ariela for a ride with these detailed playsets, each playset includes a figure and accessories. Suitable for ages 3+ with a suggested RRP of £12.99.



Next on the list is the Magic Sapstone Belt and Holopax. The Sapstone belt glows as you move.The more you move, the more it glows! With the Holopax on your wrist, Tom and you are ready to do Tree Fu! Suitable for ages 3+ with a suggested RRP of £14.99.


Second from last is the Super Holopax, it's just like Tom’s. Press the button and open the shell to reveal your Tree Fu friends with flashing lights and your favourite phrases from the TV show to help you on your adventures! With the Super Holopax you can be a Tree Fu hero too! The Super Holopax includes 25 phrases, is suitable for ages 3+ and is available to buy with a suggested RRP of £16.99.


Lastly we have the Magic Moves Rap Mat, this is the Tree Fu Tom item that I am most excited about! Do the moves that turn the magic Tree Fu Tom powers on with this electronic mat. Develop colour matching and co-ordination skills whist having some Tree Fu fun! Watch out for the lights then make your moves. Includes Tom’s Tree Fu rap tune, phrases and 2 play levels. Suitable for ages 3+ and available to buy with a suggested RRP of £24.99.



The Tree Fu Tom toys are available to buy from Argos, Smyths, Toys R Us, Amazon and Tesco. 

To find out more about the range check out the official Flair website here.

Until next time,
Jade x

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Rocky Limited Edition Double Choc Orange Review


Fox's biscuits have done the deed on me, I am on a diet Fox's, what are you doing to me! If you have no clue what I am talking about, take a seat, sit down and prepare yourselves for what I am about to tell you! Fox's have only gone and released a limited edition Rocky bar, the flavour I hear you ask is double choc orange!!
If any of my family or friends are reading this, I am sure they are smiling, thinking of the times at Christmas when I hijack the festive treats dishing out any chocolate orange related ones for myself, requesting chocolate orange segments in my stocking from the wonderful Father Christmas is just not enough! I'll even trade in my 1 Direction poster for a piece of chocolate orange! I think its safe to say, my favourite chocolate, Ok.. I won't lie, one of my favourite chocolate types is anything orangery!

So I'd just like to say thanks to Vinnie, the panda (from the TV advert) who makes me giggle every time
 he says Fox's because it is down to him why I don't have any picture's of us munching away at these beautiful treats, it's hard enough to catch a photo of me striking a pose, let alone eating orange chocolate related products! Vinnie's the face of Fox's and as I don't have anyone else to blame for the reason as to why I had 5 of these bars in the space of 4 days, then I'm just going to say Vinnie intimidated me OK, he forced me into that chair and whiffed them Rocky bars under my nose!
Rocky Double Choc Orange boasts a chocolatey base and the sweet flavour of orange cream, all wrapped up in a super delicious milk chocolate layer, can you blame me for eating so many of them? If Spud and my friend didn't like them, I would of easily demolished the whole packet, here's hoping the calories are not bad ;)
Available in a pack of nine individually wrapped bars, this new limited edition range is the perfect treat for an exciting day out, as a tasty snack on the go, or as a special treat in the children's lunchbox!
Offering double the fun with a twist, Rocky Double Choc Orange is available for a limited time only in all major supermarkets with a suggested RRP of £1.59, so why don't you pick up a pack and let the adventure begin!

To find out more about Fox's biscuits including the Rocky range check out the official website here, find them on Facebook here or follow them on Twitter here.
Until next time,
Jade x


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WOW Toys Pet Rescue Percy Review

Another fabulous WOW Toys set has made its way into the family, this time along with the My Pocket Pets that I reviewed here, Little Big Man gave Pet Rescue Percy a real test! Little Big Man is Autistic, one of the many symptoms of children with Autism is there obsession with one particular thing and Little Big Man's obsession is for animals, being Autistic, Little Big Man struggles to interact with other children, its very important for him to have his own separate toys away from his baby brother Baby Boo and any other child he comes into contact with, LBM is happy to share any toys with any other child, apart from his animals.

The Pet Rescue Percy set is suitable for 18 months+ and is a 4 piece set, the pet rescue vehicle Percy, the vet Rolf, Socks the cat and Bonny the dog. The set helps with sound to aid development, sensory stimulation & motor skill development, discovery & learning, social interaction and role-play & exploration.


Pet Rescue Percy is a motorised pet rescue vehicle, it has a rotating pet feeder on the back which makes low clicking sounds (part of LBM Autism is he hates loud sounds and noises, at nursery he has special ear defenders for when the other children sing and produce other loud activities). Rolfe, Socks and Bonny are all removable from the rescue vehicle meaning your child can play with them with or without Percy.

We couldn't get Little Big Man to look up at the camera, he was too busy lost in a world of imagination with his new toy.
The set has very detailed stickers, with the help of these stickers, LBM treated his pets with the vet's Rolf medicane and then rotated them to feed them. As with the other WOW Toys products we have reviewed, Pet Rescue Percy is a reliable toy, it's not cheap plastic, the colours are clear and bold and overall they really do appeal to children, the best thing for us parents has to be the fact that no batteries are required!


Pet Rescue Percy is available to buy with a suggested RRP of £16.99 from Tesco, Amazon, Enchanted Wood, Play.com to say the least. 

To find out more about WOW Toys, check out the official website here, find them on Facebook here and follow them on Twitter here.

Until next time,
Jade x


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