Mila & Pheebs -review


The background

Alexis like myself has a love for little ‘knick knacks’ and all things stationary! Like my girls, she was always making things from left over materials and very crafty minded as a child. Alexis really is the stationary queen…and her choice for each box shows this off beautifully! Every item in the box is carelfully selected, and it doesn’t disappoint. Her daughters are her judge and guide and if it doesn’t excite them it doesn’t go in!

This is a great little family business with help inputted from every member- mummy Alexis scores the internet for such beautiful little stationary and cute items to put in each box. Along with her husband Pete who is the designer behind the scenes, he makes up the designs for all the activities inside the box. The georgous twins Milena and Phoebe help mummy by sticking all the stickers on the box! Such great team work!! Their beautiful names is obviously inspiration for the name of this special business.

You can subscribe to the boxes on a monthly basis or simply buy a one off box, various themes are available on the website! Great ideas for birthdays- as this is where Alexis business first began.

First impressions:

When I first received this box this slim line box came through my letter box… to be honest my first Impression was there can’t be much in there due to the width of the box-however all was soon reveled when I opened it up. This slim lined box is decorated with bright stickers very eye catching.

Age related?

These boxes are aimed at ages 4+ and I would totally agree. My girls are ages 4 and 5 and they loved it, Gracie especially found It very exciting going through the box, finding all the surprises. The crafts and activities are great and based well according to that age group.

What’s inside-

This months edition is all about Garden pals… this was the list of items inside the box.

The girls thoughts?

Gracie jumped in as she loves all things stickers. We had great fun making the bumble bee badge, she found it easily enough to follow the instructions and do it by herself.

Ivy is a little more delicate in her crafting than Gracie and she loved doing the lady bird sewing kit. It was two great things to include in the box as my girls are very different and they loved these tasks.

Another great item was the garden pals dotty art. I actually took these with me to church on Sunday as it was something different for them to do. Again this was a hit with the girls as they sat for ages choosing different stickers for their picture. I must add, the quantity of stickers is very well thought out too!

As I said earlier my girls love all things craft- so when it came to making Mother’s Day cards we grabbed our box again and inside there was two cards with envelops also a bag of various foam stickers. The girls sat for ages designing their cards and they loved the fact there was envelopes to post them with too!

I especially loved the news letter it was bright and colourful with lots of facts about animals, jokes and ideas! It’s so eye catching and a great feature of the box!

We haven’t used the activity sheets yet but they are great sizes and printed on strong card to take away with you on a day out. Great to pull out in a restaurant while waiting for your meal to keep the kids entertained. The pencil and eraser didn’t last long in the box before it disappeared into Ivy’s pencil case.

Overall.

I believe that there has been lots of thought and time gone into the contents of this box. Every item is related to its chosen theme. I love how these boxes have various crafts inside for example the sewing kit to the activity sheets.

The items inside are good quality and very eye catching to the buyer! I love how it’s all wrapped in tissue paper and sealed with a sticker, so neatly packed inside and so exciting for the child opening it. Although my first impression I thought it looked small, after opening the box I was proved wrong and this little box is full of unique little surprises. Every item linked to another and guaranteed to keep your child busy for hours, independently or with help. I would have to agree with the price too as myself as a mother has scored the internet and stores for stationary and they can be very expensive to purchase. So this product is very much worth the money of (£10) per month.

I would and have recommended these boxes to my friends. If I was planning a long flight I would defiantly consider buying these to take on the plane. So compact yet full of goodies.


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Disclaimer: I was kindly sent a free sample of the product in return for my honest review in my blog. All opinions expressed are my own and unbiased, not influenced by the company and any links used in this review are not affiliate.