Why HonieLikes (PR friendly Reviews)

I am happy to review products but, I only ever write reviews that are applicable to the HonieHouse or that we feel passionate about. I am not an employee of any of the companies or products that I review, nor have I any connection to them. I have not benefited financially from the reviews, but either already own them or have received products to test. To find out which products and companies have ticked all the boxes and which I am happy to provide an impartial view of our experiences, click on HonieLikes in the Category Cloud in the right hand column. I appreciate your comments and whether you too like the products I have reviewed.

If you have a product that you think might tick all the HonieLikes boxes – that is, we are likely to use and enjoy them as a family, or you think we might just be a bit passionate about them, then please contact me to discuss having your product reviewed on the HonieLikes pages. I am happy to take photographs and use equipment such as Canon EOS 5D MkIII, Pentax K5 and Leica X1, but I am happy to provide ‘in addition’ photographs provided by yourselves. I feel that not including my own original photographs does not give an accurate account of the HonieMummy’s experience.

The HonieHouse includes:

HonieMummy – mostly found in HoniesKitchen and often cooking with kids (a real Foodie). Lover of location and landscape photography, weddings, travel, music and a volunteer for Cancer Research. HonieLikes covers my likes and HonieTravels is a section I am working on and will give details of some of the adventures we have had ;

HonieDaddy – lover of all things photography, travel, music and audio. He has his own blog (Worldscape Photography) and is rather popular in the reviewing world with 9,400 hits in about 2 months!!! Now 18,000+ in 6 months.

H’Boo (15 years) lover of art, textiles, social media,  make-up, clothes, reading, performing arts (dance, music, drama), karate (she’s a National Champion achieving Gold medals over several years & runner up World Champion – Silver medalist 2011), gadgets and everything a teenager needs to keep up with what’s trending.

O’Pops (13 years) lover of football and all things that involve sport. O’Pops is disabled with Cerebral Palsy, but plays wheelchair football and takes part in a disabled sports club (Wildcats). He loves Apple products that help him ‘swipe’ to keep up with technology, fun and studies.

K’Boo (7 years) loves music, dancing, drawing, reading, toys, craft, singing, DVD’s, swimming (Level 5) and she is better at new technology than HonieMummy – give her a gadget, she’ll crack it! Her latest thing is educational software, making her own home movies and apps.

A list of the companies and products reviewed to date are (with more to add):

Orchard Toys – Where’s My Cupcake

Orchard Toys – Greedy Gorilla

Test Tub Wonders – Rainbow Crystals

Orchard Toys – Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Land of Me – by Made in Me

Orchard Toys – What a Performance game

Cheeky Monkeys Play Centre, Whittle le Woods, Chorley

Story Box & Discovery Box – Children’s magazines by Bayard Magazines

Fired 4 U, Walton le Dale, Preston (review & competition)

Snug Baby Deluxe Slings

Incy Wincy Party Boxes

Swiggies – handy water bottles (review & competition)

Trunki – children’s ‘sit on’ luggage

Linn Akurate DS audio system – by Linn Audio (via House of Linn, Manchester)

SIGG Eco Bottles UK – fabulous aluminium water bottles with funky designs (review & competition)

Retar-DEX – toothpaste, mouthwash & breath freshener with special antibacterial properties

Wowwee – Light Strike Review: Action at the Speed of Light

Orchard Toys – Post the Most game (review & competition)

Test Tube Wonders – Rainbow Crystals, Science for 4 Year Olds

Mooncup – Sanitary protection with ecological, financial & personal benefits

British Gas Smart Metre – A BritMums project

Sainsbury’s Finance – Avoiding a Cargument – A BritMums project

Orchard Toys – Rhyme Robber

Plum Oaty Chomps – Pumpkin Pie & Strawberry Cheesecake bars for Toddlers

Orchard Toys – Where’s My Cupcake? (review & competition)

Slattery’s of Whitefield – Chocolatiers


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