Review of the KeriKit Thor Backpack and Changing Bag

The KeriKit Thor Backpack and Baby Changing Bag

I was so lucky to have won this backpack last Autumn, and I was ecstatic about the quality and the size. I can go out for the day with one bag for all things. I am able to fit a huge amount in this bag, and I will list the items below for those who are interested.

This bag was Oxblood coloured Genuine Leather and features two main compartments accompanied by several pockets that are zip protected. All the space and different areas to store items help with the general organisation of the bag itself.

Oxblood Thor Leather Baby Changing Backpack. RRP £275.

Features of the Thor Baby Changing Backpack

This leather bag has been award winning for Kerikit and is not just great for busy parents but anyone who likes a quality leather bag with tons of space. The one I was lucky to win was Oxblood but they currently supply a Nude or Tan shade of leather Thor bag.

The Thor features two large internal pockets that are separate. The main one has fabric divided into five sections so it’s easy to find what you’re looking for. It has fabric inside it that is waterproof and the outer leather is easy to wipe clean and maintain.

Two long leather straps at the back allow the bag to be carried on ones back, or you could place it in the bottom of a pram, or even use the hooks situated either side to hook on to pram hooks at the handle bar.

The back pocket section of the bag has a keys ring and luggage hook so they won’t get lost in the depths of the backpack.

The fabric itself has a stylish pattern on it and its colour makes it easy to see things when looking inside the bag.

In addition to the main part of the bag there are four zipped pockets, one horizontal compartment either side and one secret pocket at the back part situated vertically. These are all good sizes and add to the bags surprising versatility. Finally you will the fourth inside the main compartment, ideal for small medicines or valuables.

Bag Details
Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 30 × 18 × 40 cm
You also receive a baby changing mat and separate washable and waterproof lined food bag.
Me out and about with the backpack in use.

Overall I am so happy that I won this beautiful backpack, and I adore the colour too. It has now been up and down the country with us and it still fits everything inside it that we need, despite my son now being 8 months of age and us needing to take more things with us.

What I usually carry inside the bag on a day out includes a change of outfit for baby, his bottle of cooled boiled water, a bottle of water for myself, sweets and snacks for longer days out, 4 nappies (minimum), a packet of baby wipes, two creams, nappy sacks, 2 bibs, spare socks, a packet of tissues, 2 muslin cloths, spare top for myself and breast pads, one of his toys if not two, and finally a plastic bag for placing dirty items.

I can fit in the bag additionally items you would usually find in a ladies handbag, such as wallet, lip salve, toiletries etc, as sometimes I don’t want to carry more than one item. This does make the bag quite full up but it still closes due to the nature of the drawstring and magnetic stud.

My final review scores for the item are;
Quality 5/5
Design Practicality 5/5
Design Fashion 5/5
Value for Money 5/5

The 3 outer zipped pockets are really handy, especially this one situated at the back of the bag. The leather is beautiful too.

Here is the link to the current Thor backpacks available link

If you would prefer to browse all the baby changing bags available at Kerikit then click this link instead link

Thank you for visiting Severn Wishes for this review today, I hope that you have enjoyed it. Leave me a comment if you want to, I would love to hear what you think. What baby changing bag brand do you use?

✩ Sabrina ✩

My Jewellery Box UK Favourite Bracelets – A Style for Everyone & Review of New Purchases

Jewellery Box UK New Purchases Review & My Custom Pieces

I always buy my earrings from Jewellery Box UK but lately I have been looking at some of their other items. Some I had previously bought and have now considered getting them as gifts for others, due to their excellent quality but also their affordable prices.


2. Sterling Silver 3mm curb cable bracelet (Left).
3. Sterling Silver floating heart charm (Right).

When purchasing a gift recently I came across a Heart Charm that I adored, but I had no necklace to put it inside. Then I had the great idea of sliding the charm on to a bracelet I already had. These are the two items and what the bracelet looks like with my idea completed.

Top – My Custom Bracelet Designed By Me
Bottom – The sterling silver beaded diamond cut star bracelet
Model – Severn Sabrina

My Jewellery Box UK Fave bracelets for everyone’s style!
They have Infinity, Circles, Hearts, Stars and even Geometric pieces that all look more expensive than they are.

What I love the most about all of these bracelets is how they look expensive but are very affordable. They are delicate yet well made, their quality is apparent in the products shine and with the 925 hallmark stamps.

I cannot pick a favourite but I love how I have created my own piece using two of the Jewellery Box UK best sellers.

Here is a little more information about the bracelets you can see in my images and the charm I used to customise one of them too. I will also include website links if you wish to purchase anything yourself.

1. Fine sterling silver star belcher chain bracelet 7.5″
£4.85
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2. Sterling Silver 3mm curb cable bracelet 6” – 8″
£6.85 – £7.85
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3. Sterling Silver Floating Heart Charm
£4.15
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4. Sterling Silver beaded diamond cut star bracelet – thin and delicate bracelet with a tiny star and round details
£7.15
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Bracelet 1. Fine sterling silver star belcher chain bracelet.
2. Curb Cable Bracelet 3mm.

3. Sterling Silver Floating Heart Charm.
4. Sterling Silver beaded diamond cut star bracelet.

Thank you for visiting Severn Wishes, I really hope you enjoyed this post and you enjoy browsing over on the Jewellery Box UK website.

✩ Sabrina ✩

March 2019 Treatbox Reveal

Hello and Welcome to the March 2019 Treatbox Reveal
with Sabrina of Severn Wishes Blog.

Happy Treat Box Day! It’s the first of March 2019! I’m so happy to be able to bring you this Reveal on the first day of the new month. March is also my birthday which is next week! So this feels like an extra gift and present from myself to… well, me!

I open the box and the little sticker reads “Chin Up Buttercup” and this month the tissue paper is a Light Blue colour.

I think of March as Spring, the weather should be improving and flowers start blooming. I wonder if any of those themes will appear in the box this time.

So here are all of the contents of this months Treatbox…

This month there are 6 items, plus A5 Print and Calendar Print.

Calendar Print for March 2019
Designed by Treatbox – A Colour by Numbers Print A5
Bee Good – Plump and Firm Moisturiser 15ml Made in UK.
A Set of 4 Ditsy Garden Nail Files
Metal Bird on Rope – Hanging Decoration – Sass & Belle
Baby Pineapple Snack Bag (25g)
Squirrel Sisters Raspberry Ripple Energy Bars 2 x 20g (Contains Nuts, Vegan, GF) Made in the UK.

A Packet of Lavender Seeds for us to grow and nurture

Here are some images of the items within the March box…

My Thoughts on the March Box

I really liked the theme of Spring and Flowers. The box was well executed with the items combining well together, something to eat, something to use, something to do and something to look at.
Over all the box has several items that are good quality, either made using British products or made within the United Kingdom.
It’s nice to have something for the home that is really useful, the tea towel is especially nice, very Spring worthy, with bright colours and a nice happy pattern.
I like the idea of the colour by numbers print this month. I also really like the idea of growing the Lavender. Hopefully it will work as it’s one of my favourite flowers and I would love to plant the seedlings in my garden once they’ve grown large enough.
I will make some images of my progress using these Treatbox items on my social media, as always.

Check out my previous posts in this unique category of my website called ‘Treatbox’ especially for these box reviews and reveals – Severn Wishes Treatbox.

Are you thinking of ordering a TreatBox for yourself or for a gift for someone?
Then you can find Treatbox subscriptions and build your own box at their website.

Thank you for visiting Severn Wishes, I hope to enjoyed this Review and I see you again very soon. Have a great March!

✩ Sabrina ✩

My Argos Testers Review of the Minky Black and Rose Gold Styling Dock

The Minky Organiser is a great product for those who have plenty of electronic hair products that require a safe and tidy place to be stored.

The Minky Rose Gold Styling Dock Bedroom Organiser is something I hadn’t ever considered that I was missing in my life until doing this review. Not only is it Somewhere that is handy to store my electrical hair products when in use and awaiting usage too.

I’m also impressed with the added extras like the plastic pots at the front for hair clips and grips etc. It’s a well thought out design with the added bonus of looking like a fabulous on trend piece with the colour being black and rose gold.

The Minky Styling Dock is an organiser ideal for all your heat styling product needs. It’s something I hadn’t ever considered I was missing until this review. It’s handy to store my electrical hair products after use due to its heat resistant silicone body & is great for storing items awaiting use too. I’m impressed with the added extras of pots for clips & grips.

Overall it’s a well thought out design with the bonus of looking like a fabulous on trend piece with the colour being black and rose gold. It’s a reasonable price for all that you can store inside it.

The Dock can withstand temperatures up to 230’c because of its Silicone lined Body and Heat Resistant top part. Your tools will cool down safely when you’re in a rush to get out of the house and the silicone is also gentle on your hair tools to prevent marks.

The Hair Clip Pots Are Very Handy.

The Minky Dock can be bought online but I was given this product to test because I am a member of the Argos Testers team.
On the Argos website it is currently retailing at £24.99 (Price correct at time of publishing).
Here is the link if you wish to see if it is available at a store near you.
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The back of the Minky has space to wrap cords around and space for plug sockets as well.

Thank you for joining me on my blog today, there are lots of product reviews on Severn Wishes, I hope you enjoyed this one!

✩ Sabrina ✩

February 2019 Treatbox Reveal

Hello and Welcome to the February 2019 Treatbox Reveal
with Sabrina of Severn Wishes Blog.

Happy Treat Box Day! It’s the first of February 2019! I’m so happy to be able to bring you this Reveal on the first day of the new month.

As I open the box I notice that it is heavier on one side and this intrigues me. The little sticker reads “You Matter” and the tissue paper is dark pink.

We all know of a few dates that occur during this month including Valentine’s Day and Shrove Tuesday, so let’s see if any of these will feature in the February Treatbox this year…

So here are all of the contents of this months Treatbox.

This month there are 7 physical items, plus the Calendar Print.

Calendar Print for February 2019
A Gold and White Striped Trinket Dish
Designed by Treatbox – A Cotton Bag with a Love Heart
Chocolate Heart Lollipop
2 Cards “Grl Power” and “Strong Woman”
A Pad of Notes – “Girl Power” in Pink and White
Bubble t – Hand Sanitiser – Hibiscus and Acai Berry Tea Flavour

February 2019 Treatbox Reveal

My Thoughts on the February Box

I really liked the theme of women, strength and love, ideal due to Valentine’s fast approaching. There are useful items inside like the pad of notes, sanitiser and calendar. The Original items like the bag makes the treatbox unique. My favourite items from the February box are the bag, trinket dish and the hand sanitiser. Plus it’s always nice to have an edible item too!

Here is a selection of my photographs of this month’s box, I hope you enjoy seeing the items up close.

Check out my previous posts in this unique category of my website called ‘Treatbox’ especially for these box reviews and reveals – Severn Wishes Treatbox.

Are you thinking of ordering a TreatBox for yourself or for a gift for someone?
Then you can find Treatbox subscriptions and build your own box at their website.

Thanks for reading this Reveal and Review today, I hope you have enjoyed it. Please let me know in the comments section if you enjoy reading these Treatbox Reviews.

Thank you for joining me on Severn Wishes, I hope to see you again very soon. Have a great February!

✩ Sabrina ✩

January 2019 Treatbox Reveal

Hello and Welcome to the January 2019 Treatbox Reveal
with Sabrina of Severn Wishes Blog.

Happy Treat Box Day! It’s the very first Treatbox of 2019!

The little sticker reads With Love and the tissue paper is light pink.

I have waited a while longer for the box due to the Christmas break, with the dispatch day being delayed. It was just sods law that my family were all ill around that time so this review has had to come later than I had planned.

So here are all of the contents of the first box of the year, the January 2019 Treatbox.

This month there are 7 physical items, plus the Calendar Print and an A5 Print as well.

Calendar Print for January 2019
A5 Print – “New Year, New Feels, New Chances, Same Dreams, Fresh Starts”
Designed by Treatbox – Desk Planner – Goals and Daily Organising
2 Tea Bags – Pukka – Cleanse
Baume Du Sourire – Lip Balm – Mint Aroma 15ml
Willow and Rose Mobile Phone Holder Ring Clip
Vitamasques – Strawberry Yoghurt Mask 15ml
Designed by Treatbox – Magnet – Happy Clouds and Suns

January 2019 Treatbox Reveal

Here is a selection of my photographs of this month’s box, I hope you enjoy seeing the items up close.

Treatbox January Desk Planner
Face Mask, Magnet and Lip Balm.
Pukka Tea Bags and Magnet.
Magnet and Mobile Phone Holder Ring Clip

My Favourites

My favourite pieces in this months box are the Desk Planner, the Magnet, the A5 Print and the Calendar Print. I’m hoping to make use of the planner as often as possible and hope it will aid with both my blogging and organising my time at home.


My Overall Opinion

I really loved the Treatbox originals and I’m happy with the Magnet. It’s been nice to receive new things, and useful items. Though we have yet another face mask… I was a little disappointed with that as I haven’t yet used the previous one we got. The phone clip ring is a nice idea but it would ruin the design on my phone case so I won’t be using it. It’s a great idea for the younger generation though who take a lot of selfies!

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Treatbox January 2019

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Are you thinking of ordering a TreatBox for yourself or for a gift for someone?
Then you can find Treatbox subscriptions and build your own box at their website.

Check out my previous posts in this unique category of my website called ‘Treatbox’ especially for these box reviews and reveals – Severn Wishes Treatbox.

Thanks for reading this months box reveal today, if you have any thoughts of your own that you would like to share or if you have purchased a box after reading one of my reviews then I would love to hear your from you, why not leave me a little comment in the section below.

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Thanks for reading this Reveal and Review today, I hope you have enjoyed it. It’s the start of another year of Treatbox, though I’m unsure as to how much longer I will be bringing you these reveals. So please let me know in the comments section below if you enjoy reading them.

Thank you for joining me on Severn Wishes, I hope to see you again very soon. Have a great January!

✩ Sabrina ✩

December 2018 Treatbox Reveal

Hello and Welcome to the December 2018 Treatbox Reveal
with Sabrina of Severn Wishes Blog.

Happy Treat Box Day! It’s the last Treatbox of 2018 and it’s the Christmas box!

The little sticker is a stag on a winter scene with pale yellow tissue paper.

I have been very much looking forward to this box, it had been delayed due to Zoe awaiting an item, and you know that Zoe puts a lot of effort into every single month of Treatbox, therefore I eagerly wanted to know what it could be…

Without further ado, here are all of the contents of the December 2018 Treatbox.

This month there are 4 physical items, plus 12 square card prints accompanied by 10 golden pegs with string, plus a Calendar Print and an A5 Print.

Calendar Print for December 2018
A5 Print – Rocking Around The Christmas Tree
Twelve Square Card Prints Designed by Treatbox for Christmas Time
11 Golden Pegs with a Piece of Green and White String
Treatbox Designed 2019 Diary and Planner
Gnaw Chocolate Bar – Winter Wonder
Vitamasques – Cranberry and Apple Sheet Face Mask
Teeny Bobeenie Boutique – Snowberry and Mistletoe Wax Brittle
Selection of Christmas Related Sequins Thrown In For Fun

Here is a selection of my photographs of this month’s box, I hope you enjoy seeing the items up close.







My Favourites

My favourite pieces in this box have to be the Diary/Planner and the original cards. You can’t go wrong with chocolate and pamper products. I’m hoping to get some evenings to relax once the main Christmas days have been and gone, and enjoy what has been discovered in my box. The 12 cards are very sweet and awesome for making a home Christmassy and bright.


My Overall Opinion

I really loved the Treatbox originals and unique items this box. Once again we have lots of effort that has been applied and a theme that is well thought out. You can apply your face mask and eat your chocolate whilst writing your Christmas Cards for example…
I appreciated that this box was delayed, however I was more than happy with the content, it was worth the extra few days wait. This Treatbox has certainly ended the year on a high, and I look forward to the January box.

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Are you thinking of ordering a TreatBox for yourself or for a gift for someone?
Then you can find Treatbox subscriptions and build your own box at their website.

Check out my previous posts in this unique category of my website called ‘Treatbox’ especially for these box reviews and reveals – Severn Wishes Treatbox.

Thanks for reading this months box reveal today, if you have any thoughts of your own that you would like to share or if you have purchased a box after reading one of my reviews then I would love to hear your from you, why not leave me a little comment in the section below.

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Thanks for reading this Reveal and Review today. It’s been another whole year of Treatbox already, where did 2018 go?! I’m looking forward to all that 2019 will bring and also eagerly anticipating what will appear in the first boxes of the new year.

Thank you for joining me for my blog Reveals, hope to see you visit Severn Wishes again very soon. Have a very happy holiday!

✩ Sabrina ✩

Reviewing Winnings – Personalised Notebooks from the Facebook page Heather’s Home

Reviewing Winnings – Personalised Notebooks from the Facebook page Heather’s Home

I received my notebooks that I won from the Facebook page Heather’s Home, and the quality of them is excellent. Because they are personalised as well this makes them so much better! I’m really happy with the service provided and I would use this page again. Even though I won these particular ones but I would consider buying for friends and family because of the ability to personalise the books.

I chose;
“When it rains look for Rainbows, When it’s dark look for Stars”.
and
“Letters to my Baby as I watch you grow. Due July 2018”.


Great Quality Personalised Notebooks.
Lined Paper inside.

If you want to visit this lovely page for yourself then here you go.

Page Link Here

 

Thank you for visiting Severn Wishes today, I hope you have enjoyed this content. Have a lovely day.

✩ Sabrina ✩

How a simple Cropped Hoodie from BooHoo is changing the way I consider breastfeeding in Public this season

How a simple cropped Hoodie from BooHoo is changing the way I consider breastfeeding in Public this season

 

It’s not always easy to find comfortable and practical clothing that you can wear in the colder months that’s both suitable for breastfeeding and preventing you from freezing in the process. I’m like many other mum’s out there who consider buying things to help themselves out, are usually last on the list of priorities. However on a recent window shop scroll through the boohoo website I saw something that I knew for me would be a game changer. For £12 boohoo are selling cropped hoodies. This might not sound like anything special, but we’re fast heading into winter now. Considering I’ve been getting cold in cardigans and other loose articles of clothing that won’t get in the way of my son feeding… this was exactly what I had been waiting to find.

Not only has this hoodie allowed me to feed more comfortably, but it’s changed the way I feel about feeding my son around people who are not immediate family. It has given me confidence and hasn’t cost the earth. So many Maternity and Nursing items are highly priced, and at a time when you’re already forking out lots of money, you shouldn’t have to spend a ton on items to simply help you to accomplish what is both natural and a necessity for you and your baby.

The hoodie material is soft and thick, because it’s cropped it means that I can keep my arms inside the fabric, and just simply lift one corner to expose what I require for the feed.

This hoodie is ideal to wear all year round, with shorts and a T-shirt or with jeans and a tee in the colder months.

I’ve found this hoodie to be more than adequate for what I need, it’s both comfortable and practical, and doesn’t cost the earth either!

I highly recommend this style and quality of item from BooHoo and am very happy with the ones I bought.

As you can see me demonstrating in this image above, it’s easy to lift one corner of the hoodie. I normally am able to simply tuck the fabric up underneath and out of the way.

BooHoo Cropped Overhead Hoodie

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Was Available in
Black, Navy, Wine, Pink, White, Grey and Tan.


Quality of Material
– Very good, it washes well and wore well afterwards. The material is soft and comfortable on the skin.

Fitting to Size – I ordered a Small size because I’m usually a Size 8. It fitted perfectly along my arms and around my back and neck.

Details of the Small Size

60% Cotton and 40% Polyester.
Sleeve Length 63cm / 25”
Bust 53cm / 21”

Overall I’ve been very happy with my purchases, and I would purchase items like these again.


Thank you for visiting Severn Wishes today, I hope you have enjoyed this content. Have a lovely day.

 

✩ Sabrina ✩

November 2018 Treatbox Reveal

Hello and Welcome to the November 2018 Treatbox Reveal
with Sabrina of Severn Wishes Blog.

Happy Treat Box Day Everyone! It’s the last Treatbox of the year before the Christmas box!

This month the Treatbox UK theme is “Freedom and Me Time”.

The little sticker reads “With Love” attached to a deep navy blue tissue paper.

Here are all of the contents of the November 2018 Treatbox.

This month there are 6 items in the Treatbox plus a Calendar Print and an A5 Print.

Calendar Print for November 2018
A5 Print – Definition of Hygge
Treatbox Colouring Book featuring Treatbox drawn pictures
Set of Colouring Pencils
Pair of Socks – Polar Bears Design
Treatbox Rose Gold Heart Wish Bracelet
Spacemasks – Interstellar Relaxation
Kiwi Slice Eye Pads

Here is a selection of my photographs of this month’s box, I hope you enjoy seeing the items up close.

My Favourites

My favourite pieces in this box have to be the Colouring Book with Pencils, the Socks, and the Bracelet. As a mum to a young baby I don’t get much time to do things like face masks anymore! Ha! Ha! Maybe one day I can get an afternoon to myself, have a pamper! And with that in mind I hope that they will keep! It’s a lovely idea for a proper pampering though!


My Overall Opinion

I enjoyed the fact that we had several Treatbox Original and Unique items this month. The bracelet is beautiful and the over all quality of the items is good. Although we only received socks in the September box I do love socks, I always have cold feet and you always need quality and cute socks! Especially now with Winter fast approaching, Socks are indeed wanted!

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Are you thinking of ordering a TreatBox for yourself or for a gift for someone?
Then you can find Treatbox subscriptions and build your own box at their website.

Check out my previous posts in this unique category of my website called ‘Treatbox’ especially for these box reviews and reveals – Severn Wishes Treatbox.

Thanks for reading this months box reveal today, if you have any thoughts of your own that you would like to share or if you have purchased a box after reading one of my reviews then I would love to hear your from you, why not leave me a little comment in the section below.

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Thanks for reading this post everyone! I hope you have enjoyed this months reveal and review. Have a great November! Check out my social media especially Instagram for more Reviews and products in use!

✩ Sabrina ✩