A Year and a Splash!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in Uncategorized | 228 comments

On the 21st of March it will be exactly a year since I started blogging. What started on a whim has become a big part of my life now. I have discovered lots of incredible blogs to read, and made some amazing friends. I have had some great opportunities come my way, and have contributed to the awareness of some important causes and charities. To celebrate my first blogiversary I am running a couple little comps this month. The Mothers Day giveaway has a few days left so enter that one while you still can!

Β One of the things that came as a surprise to me in blogging is that companies want to work with you, even if you are slapdash and waffle unprofessionally like me! Some of them offer you cash for posting about things like banking, and I have chosen not to pursue those at present, as my blog is currently just my hobby and I like to keep it fun. But I have taken advantage of offers to review things that I think will bring my kids a smile!

Nuby bay and toddler range
Syd exploring the Nuby range!

One of the loveliest companies I have worked with is Nuby. Not only are their products fab, but their online presence is a great example to other companies. Their facebook page is full of interaction , advice from one parent to the other, funny pictures, links to interesting blog articles- about their products and otherwise, and of course information about their goods and special offers. From my perspective they are always a delight to speak to, and as one of their team of bloggers we have benefited from the use of their really rather fabulous range of beakers, tableware and toys. You can find my reviews under the tab at the top.

Recently I wrote about their colourful and fantastic bath toys, which Syd Β is still getting a whole lot of use out of, and they have kindly offered a bath bundle prize to one of you lot in celebration of my blogiversary!

The prize is worth Β£35 and the lucky winner will receive :-

Shampoo Rinse Cup
Bath Letters and Numbers
Bath Time Net
Octopus Floating Bath Toy
Tub Time Turtle
Squid the Squirter
Splish Splash Stacking Cups

You can have a look at them all here on the Nuby website. As with all their products, the bath range is brightly coloured and lots of fun!

To enter please complete the rafflecopter form below, make sure you complete the mandatory step to validate your entry, them complete as many or few of the rest as you like for bonus entries!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


  • one rafflecopter form per household
  • open to UK entries only
  • over 18s only
  • Entry closes at midnight on the 31st March
  • I will contact the winner shortly after to obtain their details so that Nuby may send them their prize.

Good Luck All,
Love Miss Cisco XXX

ThePrizeFinder – UK Competitions


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  1. penfold

    The bath squirters have to be one of the greatest and simplest distractions for bath time and the transition to the changing table afterwards.

  2. samantha_ripley

    Tub Time Turtle is very sweet

  3. suej1601

    squid the squirter, im sure he would be well loved and played with in here.x

  4. *manon*

    Our son Nik is almost ready for the big bath and since he’s not, let’s say, the “passive type”, he will need lots of toys to keep entertained. Not all of the bath toys are suitable for him yet, but I know he will love the Splish Splash Stacking Cups!

  5. notmyyearoff

    Happy almost one year of blogging!!

  6. Rebecca Phillips

    I LOVE Squid the Squirter!

  7. Tracy Hanley

    Squid the Squirter

  8. jo

    Shampoo rinse cup anything to make hair washing ‘fun’

  9. Lucy Carter

    I love the Tub time turtle :-)

  10. Anonymous

    |Splash n Catch @Msedollyp

  11. Kara Guppy

    Squid the Squirter!!

  12. Liz Tumbridge

    Love the shampoo rinse cup. That would make a big difference at bath time! x

  13. Emma Ellison

    Splish Splash stacking cups – my daughter loves beakers in the bath so she would love these!

  14. anna8301

    Tub Time Turtle

  15. Lindy Hamilton

    Squid the Squirter looks like a lot of fun :)

  16. ted

    squid the squirter

  17. andrea lloyd

    tub time turle

  18. Sue Bowden

    I love the Octopus Floating Toy

  19. Anonymous

    Tub Time Turtle

  20. Tara Davies

    tub time turtle is a cutie :)

  21. Cat Williams

    Tub time turtle looks like fun

  22. Sarah Spencer

    Squid the Squirter

  23. Anonymous

    Tub time turtle is my favourite

  24. lol

    I love Splish Splash Stacking Cups. @lorrainesaeed

  25. Jenny Toal

    Tub time turtle

  26. mummy24

    Love tub time turtle


  27. Victoria Androsova

    Squid the squirter

  28. legs21

    Squid the squirter

  29. Victoria Iwan

    I love the bath letters and numbers

  30. happy rainbow

    i luv the Octopus Floating Bath Toy :)

  31. Emily Smith

    I love Squid the Squirter!

  32. Rachel

    the octopus

  33. emily80

    I like the octopus floating bath toy best

  34. Amanda Durley

    The Squirters

  35. Anthony Clements

    The turtle, looks great fun

  36. ET Speaks From Home

    i like the Octopus Floating Bath Toy

  37. Samantha Fenn

    The stacking cups… my LO loves them out the bath..so they’d be even more fun in!

  38. anna m.

    my fave is the bathtime net

  39. Elaine Greenall

    Squid the Squirter looks fun!

  40. Ruth Lurring

    My son would love the tub time turtle. ruth@rushhourtechnology.co.uk

  41. John Taggart

    Squid The Squirter

  42. leanne abel

    Tub time turtle would be lovely for my niece

  43. Pooky

    Squid the squirter

  44. angie mummy

    tub time turtle

  45. Kate Davies

    Squid the squirter

  46. Lani Nash

    Squid The Squirter :)

  47. Kirsten Barthy

    Squid the squirter – little one might have to share Squid with me πŸ˜‰

  48. Emily Phipps

    Octopus Floating Bath Toy

  49. claza93

    squid the squirter is fab

  50. Sophie louise Buckle

    I really love squid the squirter very fun for bath time

  51. Tina Holmes

    Octopus floating toy, looks awesome :-)

  52. Stralisemiai

    The octopus is awesome!! they are all pretty fab looking though!

    My only quarm with bath toys is that some of them are hard to empty and over time we have had fab expensive toys fill with mold inside meaning we had to chuck them away, even if we have soaked them in dettol. :( This is why I preferred to go for foam type toys rather than squirty ones but even they need cleaning properly. I bought a net too to keep them in, which I also soak in dettol. Thats the thing with bath toys, they tend to get wet.. alot πŸ˜‰

    Great giveaway, <3 xx

  53. Foulds Charley

    the shampoo looks lovely!

  54. Victoria Androsova

    Squid the squirter

  55. Isabel

    I love an Octopus anything (except eating them, boooo), so my favourite is the purple Octopus. πŸ˜€


  56. dozymoo

    It’s gotta be Squid the Squirter!

  57. Hilda Hazel Wright

    Squid the Squirter! Anything messy or splashy always goes down a treat!

  58. leigh larkin

    Octopus Floating Bath Toy

  59. Anonymous

    the floating octopus x

  60. Carolin @ Mummy Alarm

    The Octopus looks great fun x


  61. Louise Fairweather

    I like the look of the turtle

  62. sarah rees

    tub time turtle :)


  63. Belinda Porter

    Squid the Squirter

    my granddaughter would love this also might be fun to use in swimming pool

  64. Esther James

    The octopus floating bath toy. Congratulations!

  65. Sarah Parkin

    Squid the Squirter looks so much fun :)

  66. allansmithuk83

    Tub Time Turtle

  67. filmsocial.webs.com

    Tub time turtle is my favourite

  68. mpad6869

    Squid the squirter

  69. Gemma Mills (mymillsbaby)

    Tub Time Turtle. He looks awesome x

  70. Fiona Matters

    I like the Tub Time Turtle

  71. Lynsey Buchanan

    Squid the squirter

  72. jillwebb

    the floating octopus

  73. quin0002

    I Love Tub Time Turtle

  74. soozwales

    Squid the Squirter

  75. Sarah Walford

    Squid the squirter! Anything that squirts water in the bath goes down really well with my baby

  76. Alex Cox

    Love the octopus floating bath toy!

  77. Megan Adams

    Bath letters and numbers!! Educational play whilst having fun in the bath is a winner :-)

  78. Leanne Lunn

    Octopus Floating Bath Toy looks like fun.

  79. claire griffiths

    Octopus Floating Bath Toy is my fave πŸ˜€

  80. jessica agyin

    squid the squirter

  81. Solange

    Squid the squirter

  82. Helen Dickinson

    Tub Time Turtle is lovely!

  83. What Baby Loves

    Squid the squirter!

  84. michelle dootson

    Octopus Floating Bath Toy

  85. Michaela YorkshireMum Britton

    The Tub Time Turtle looks fun


  86. Attachment Mummy

    Tub Time Turtle!

  87. katrina walsh

    i can imagine a LOT of fun with those bath squirters!

  88. dragon60

    love Squid the Squirter

  89. tamalyn

    tub time turtle

  90. @PaulM74

    Tub Time Turtle

  91. Kirsty Partridge

    I like the Bath time Net

  92. Anonymous

    Squid the Squirter *** (sarkabaran49@aol.com)

  93. Fally

    I love the Squid Squirter, so cute!

  94. Anonymous

    squid the squirter

  95. asprinklingoffairydust

    Squid the Squirter is FAB!!! :)

  96. ShellBell

    Squid the squirter because he’s squirty. x

  97. Anonymous

    My grandaughter would love Squid the squirter :)

  98. Mcd Jess

    Octopus Floating Bath Toy is fab to keep the little one entertained :-) x

  99. Karen

    squid is great!

  100. kirsty price

    my baby girl has just started to really enjoy bath time so any bath toy would be great

  101. Donna

    I have just had to throw out all my daughters bath toys as, despite making sure I empty all the water out of them after each bath, they are starting to get all smelly and gross! She has quite long hair for a 1 year old so anything that helps to rinse out the shampoo would be a big help as shes not a fan of my current method lol x

  102. sam martell

    Octopus hes very cool and bright my baby would love him

  103. Dan M

    You can never have too many squirters – so some more for the little man would be great….

  104. Claire E

    I love the Octopus but I think my daughter would love all of them! :-)

  105. michele omalley

    Tub Time Turtle for me please

  106. Anonymous

    i like the turtle :-)

  107. Anonymous

    Squid the Squirter

  108. Julie Baxter

    squid the squirter my daughter would have so much fun with it

  109. Anonymous

    I like the octopus sounds good fun.

  110. emma weaver

    Octopus floating bath toy

  111. JSPic

    Squid the squirter

  112. Unknown

    Squid the Squirter :)

    Patricia @pjo77

  113. Chrissie Curtis

    We love Squid the squirter

  114. Natalie

    Love the turtle as would my three children x

  115. Honiebuk

    I love squid the squirter, bu could do with the shampoo cup

  116. Sarah Winder

    Thomas loves bath squirters

  117. Kathy Cakebread

    the bathtime net

  118. babyann

    the bath letters and numbers! Fun and educational :-)

  119. Emily Foran

    Bath time net – I need one to contain the mess. Xx

  120. Kate

    I love the stacking cups, they have a huge number of ways to play with them

  121. Vicky Edwards

    The Octopus looks well kool Georgie would love that!xx

  122. l

    It’s got to be Squid the Squirter, it looks great fun

  123. Andrea Smith

    I love Tub Time Turtle, how relaxed and happy does he look?!!

  124. Shelley Jessup

    I like the looks of the Octopus Floating Bath Toy at least Sophie shouldnt get me too wet with that one lol!

  125. Annie Marie Brookes

    squid the squirter,

  126. Rachel

    Tub Time Turtle looks fab

  127. Tammy Tudor

    The very cute Tub Time Turtle

  128. Jackie ONeill

    Squid the Squirter

  129. Nazrana Haque

    Tub Time Turtles nice

  130. Mickie Bull

    Squid the Squirter

  131. Rhoda

    Tub Time Turtle

  132. Gabrielle svensson

    I like the Tub Time Turtle

  133. Jo Fletcher-Cross

    The stacking cups – it’s funny how the simplest things are often the most fun

  134. FatCat

    AWW! lovely prizes and great blog

  135. Mummy of Two

    Bath letters and numbers

  136. tracy

    Tub Time Turtle is my favourite!

  137. Matt Hudson

    Squid the squirter!

  138. caroline Hammond

    Tub time turtle is my favourite

  139. WeeWillieWilkie

    I love Squid the Squirter :)

  140. Sarah Mcknight

    The Bath Letters and Numbers would keep my daughter occupied during bath time

  141. deaddogsmoking

    Tub Time Turtle

  142. Sarah Clegg

    Octopus Floating Bath Toy

  143. Cheryll

    My girls would love the bath time net :)

  144. Evey Moffat

    Octopus Floating Toy

  145. Anonymous

    The turtle!!!

  146. Claire York

    I think Squid the Squirter is the best as it provides the most bath time fun!!

  147. keely

    I Love the look of Squid The Squirter!! x

  148. cachexia

    I love tub time turtle

  149. Kellie Faggle

    Tub time Turtle-we’d bring fun to any bath time!

  150. Linda

    tub time turtle

  151. dazza

    squid the squirter making bath time fun!!

  152. sarah pearce

    squid the squirter,is our favourite.my 6 year old still loves this type of bath toy now!!!

  153. emily jane ann nelson

    Squid the Squirter! My little man LOVES being a cheeky monkey and squirting everyone in the bath! Xx

  154. rebecca nisbet

    I I like the look of the splash and grab, but they all look great, most bath toys seem so boring it’ll be nice to have something a bit different

  155. Anonymous

    Squid the squirter would be great fun for the kids to play with, both my kids love bath time, so new toys would be great

  156. princesssmithee

    squid the Squirter!

  157. Trudi Walsh

    Squid the Squirter

  158. maddogs

    Octopus Floating Bath Toy is great!

  159. Mandy Cove

    Squid the Squirter looks like fun

  160. matphil

    Squid the squirter

  161. Barbara Scott

    Definitely Squid the Squirter – such fun!!

  162. Anonymous

    Tub time turtle

  163. Jo Wakefield

    Squid the Squirter

  164. Holly Boyd

    Squid the Squirter is such fun!

  165. Vicki Hennie

    Squid the Squirter is my favourite

  166. Deborah Patrick

    The octopus is super cute!

  167. HannahE85

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  168. HannahE85

    Tub time turtle is cute! x

  169. Zoe Coen

    squid the squirter

  170. dwerry

    Tub Time Turtle

  171. debwh142

    Squid the squiter looks like fun

  172. Susie

    Tub time turtle s my fave.

  173. Sarah Anguish

    Tub Time Turtle


  174. Sue McCarthy

    Octopus Floating Bath Toy

  175. liz ferguson

    squid the squirter

  176. tracey whysall

    Squid the squirter!

  177. carolD

    They all look great .. thanks for the giveaway!

  178. Jane Middleton

    Tub Time Turtle

  179. Anonymous

    Tub Time Turtle

    Shaz V.


    Squid the squirter

  181. krnries

    I’m loving Squid the Squirter!

  182. Donna Mitchell

    Squid the Squirter

  183. Alexandra SMith

    Love the tub time turtle!

  184. Claire Appleton

    Tub Time Turtle

  185. Paula Harvey

    Squid the Squirter!!

  186. Jo

    I love the tub time turle

  187. Debbie Skinner

    Tub Time turtle xx

  188. Kate Buckley

    The bath letters and numbers would be great for helping my oldest with literacy and numerousy (sp?) πŸ˜€

  189. nicj08

    love the tub time turtle x

  190. Lucy Dorrington

    Gotta be Squid! Cos Squid rhymes with Syd! πŸ˜‰ xxx

  191. Lucy Dorrington

    I didn’t know what to put in the google reader bit. I think I added it ok, but put my googley name in the box? Hope that’s ok? :)

  192. lilinhaangel

    Splish Splash Stacking Cups – I can see my little boy having a lot of fun with it! :) x

  193. Anonymous

    Tub time turtle
    Lilla Craig

  194. Kristy Brown

    Love Squid The Squirter!

  195. Bubbles17

    Tubtime Turtle

  196. olivia280177

    the squirters

  197. Rachael Donovan

    squid the squirter x

  198. BeX

    squid the squirter

  199. BeX

    Squid the Squirter

  200. Anonymous


  201. Linzi2484

    Splish splash stacking cups x

  202. dizzydanni84

    I love the Octopus , he is soooo cool!

  203. beclee09

    Squid the squirter

  204. mummyslittle peeps

    Stacking cups

  205. Julie Crank

    squid the squirter xx

  206. Farhana Haque

    Tub Time Turtle

  207. Sarah

    Shampoo rinse cup!! my son screams when washing his hair

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