1byOne Smart Bathroom Scales – Review

Smart Bathroom Scales Review www.grumpymum.co.uk

About the product The 1byOne smart scales are the next generation of bathroom scales. They provide not only a weight measurement but also data on body water, body fat, bone mass, BMI, visceral fat, BMR, and muscle mass, all sent direct to your smart device, where you can view the data as charts or lists. The scales come with their own easy to use app for IOS and Android and a full colour easy to read instruction manual. They can support up to 10 users on the same or different smart devices, are powered by 4AAA batteries and can measure […]

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Mamas & Papas Essential Baby Changing Mat – Review

Baby Changing Mat Review www.grumpymum.co.uk

About the product The Mamas and Papas Essentials Baby Changing Mat is a thick double sided changing mattress which comes in a variety of patterns suitable for girls or boys. It has two side “buffers” which provide some anti-roll protection in very young babies and a puffed up pillow section to give older babies a more comfortable head support. The mattress is 70cm long by 45cm wide and approximately 5cm thick. It fits all Mamas and Papas baby changing stations and is wipe clean. My Review Baby changing mats seem like a really easy thing to buy, after all, they’re […]

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Costa Coffee – In Hot Water – The Final Chapter!

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  This is the final post regarding my experience of Costa Coffee and their head offices inability to get the message across to their stores that staff are allowed to provide hot water to mums wanting to warm their baby’s milk. There are still a lot of branches of Costa where staff have not been made aware of the company policy, however I hope that this is about to change. The local Swindon newspaper, The Swindon Evening Advertiser, has run an article today based on this blog and featuring a quite awful photo of yours truly. I have to admit […]

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Festive Christmas Sleep Suits – Pack of 3 – Review

Christmas Sleep Suit Review www.grumpymum.co.uk

About the product The three festive sleepsuits comprise of one gingerbread print sleep suit and one Christmas print sleep suit both with poppers down the front and bother legs, and one reindeer applique sleep suit with poppers down the front and one leg. They are 100% cotton, machine washable and come in sizes from “Tiny Baby” up to 3 years. Review Christmas is coming, so I thought it was time for some Christmassy reviews! My first task was getting Grumpy Baby in the Christmas spirit! I purchased the festive sleepsuits for Baby as I’m a self confessed Christmas nut and […]

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Costa Coffee – In Hot Water – Part 4

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Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 12 days after emailing Costa Coffee once again about being refused hot water to warm my baby milk and I finally received a response from them. “I have raised this matter again with the Area Manager, she has confirmed she has spoken to the Manager Greenbridge store, she has also requested that they send another communication to all stores in this area via internal methods. She does have 230 team members in her region so we can only assume the team members had […]

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To Pacify or Not To Pacify

To pacify or not to pacify, that is the question! I’ve always been dead set against dummies. They’re horrible dirty things covered in baby spit and germs. While pregnant, whenever anyone asked me if I intended to use them, I’d shudder and say “No Way!” while visions of a mother picking a dummy up off the floor and popping it in their own mouth to clean it swam through my head making me feel a little queezy. Just the thought of it was vile as far as I was concerned. I didn’t even want one in the house, so when […]

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Bump to Birthday Pregnancy Journal – Review

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What is it? The bump to birthday journal is part of the journals of a lifetime collection. The journal is a way for expectant mothers to record their thoughts, feelings and experiences during their pregnancy and first month of being a new mum. About the product The Bump to Birthday journal is a hard back book with a nice weight to each page. The journal comprises of a page for each week of pregnancy, additional pages such as 12 and 20 week scan, a page for each week of the first month of your babies life and pages for major […]

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Sweeping Autumn Tree Wall Sticker – Review

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What is it? The sweeping autumn tree wall sticker is a vinyl wall decoration for indoor use. About the product The first thing I should mention about this product is that I didn’t get what I paid for! I was under the impression I was buying a wall sticker from Design Devil, a UK company who make high quality wall stickers. Unfortunately their advert had been hijacked by a Chinese company who were selling cheap Chinese reproductions which are no where near the same quality. It is the cheap reproduction that I will be reviewing, however the design is beautiful […]

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Rocky Rice Cake Bars – Review

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When Rocky Rice got in touch and asked me to review their new rice cake bars I have to admit, I wasn’t expecting to like them. I mean, rice cakes, aren’t they just Styrofoam pretending to be food? With that in mind I decided I’d better get some help so that I could give a balanced review. As luck would have it my family were happy to step up and help me eat food, so on the review panel today we have Grumpy Mum, mid 30’s doesn’t like rice cakes. Grumpy Dad, late 30’s indifferent on rice cakes. Grumpy Teen, […]

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Review: Currys PC World Delivery Service

Currys PC World Review www.grumpymum.co.uk

I know I’m getting old because I get truly excited about things like buying new white goods, so today was a little like Christmas come early. After moving into our new house a few months ago it became apparent that the built in appliances left a lot to be desired. The fridge alternated between freezing and warming its content for reasons best known to itself, the freezer liked to randomly turn into an iceberg and the dishwasher didn’t! Time for a trip to Currys, but only because they are the only appliance and electrical specialist left on the high street. […]

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