My Fidget Cube Review

Hello!

So today I thought I’d do a review because I need some variety on here hahah! I have decided to review my fidget cube because firstly, some people may not know what it is and also I want to express my opinion about them! This is my honest opinion by the way, I’m being paid to say good things or anything!!

FIDGET CUBE REVIEW

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Yes, so this is my Fidget Cube, by Antsy Labs. It has six sides (as a cube normally does!) and they all have different things on them. On one there’s a switch that can gently be pushed from side to side. It clicks if it is pushed faster. but doesn’t when pushed slowly. On another side, there’s a circle (I don’t really know how else to describe it!) which acts a bit like a joystick and it glides smoothly across the surface. It doesn’t make any noise! On the next side there are five buttons laid out like the fifth side on a dice. Three of the buttons click, the other two don’t. The next side is a bit different, it simply has an indented oval shape that is meant to act like traditional anxiety relief (it’s based on worry stones). On the fifth side, there is a roller ball that rolls (duhhhh) and clicks when pushed down. There are also some cog like things that can be rolled too! (My description is terrible isn’t it!) On the final side, there is another circle that kinda just spins around, it’s quite nice!

I really quite like my Fidget Cube and I find it very helpful actually. This is an official one by the people who originally started it on Kickstarter so it is very high quality. I’ve had cheap knock off versions before, and they don’t quite live up to this standard but I’d still recommend them!

(Oh another plus, they come in different colours! (ooooooooh))

WOULD I RECOMMEND? Yes!

RATING: 5/5 Stars

Like to try it yourself? Here yah go I added some nice links for you!

Fidget Cube by Antsy Labs:  https://www.smythstoys.com/uk/en-gb/toys/creativity-music-and-partyware/fidget-toys/fidget-cube-assortment/p/159156 (I actually got mine from Tesco and you can also get them from the Entertainer and some other places, but this link is for Smyths Toys Superstores)

Can’t afford that? Here’s a cheaper one: https://www.amazon.co.uk/JuYi-Relieves-Anxiety-Children-Black/dp/B01MZXOR7M/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1498992200&sr=8-5&keywords=fidget+cube

I hope you enjoyed my review, even though it wasn’t the most exciting!

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DISCLAIMER: I'm not being paid to say good things about this, this is just my genuine opinion!

What’s in my school bag?

Heyyyyy <3

Yes! First lifestyle post!

So, I have my college welcome/induction day coming up on Monday (3rd July) which is technically like my first day so I thought I’d share what I think you should have in your school bag, by telling you what’s in mine (if that makes any sense!). Please note though this is only my opinion and I am by no means a ‘professional’ (other than the fact I’ve been going to school for almost 12 years hahah).

Firstly, I think that you need a nice strong, sturdy bag. One that you’ll be able to carry around all day (I found out that the college day where I’m going runs from 08:40 to 16:15 which is a long time, however not every day will be that long!). I have this one (see below) which I think that is strong and will last a long time!

My School bag, bought from Amazon

Right, now in (the main bit of) my bag I have these items:

Inside my bag…

I have a main pencil case, another pencil case (for fineliners/extra highlighters etc.), a water bottle (hydration is important!), a rough notebook and a notebook for each subject. I have a small tablet too that I can fit in as well. I also I have a folder for each subject too, but I won’t be carrying them around every day! I feel that all these things are essential for school!

In the front pocket of my bag there are the slightly more optional things.

Randomness that I own…

I have my phone, my bus card, hay-fever tablets, a small amount of money (for lunch!), a pack a tissues, a pack of wipes, some paracetamol, hand gel, a hairbrush and some Polo mints!

The main reason I did this post was because I spent hours searching on the internet school supplies I should have in my school bag and so I thought if I found something like this useful… Other people might too. So here you are! (You’re welcome!)

I hope you’re enjoying my posts so far.

Be back soooooooooooooon!

Buy bag: HERE

Pencil Case: HERE (Only the stripy one is available at the moment!)

Notepads: HERE (Available in A4 & A5)

My Trip to the Isle of Wight

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So my last post was a bit of an introductory post really so that means that this is my first proper post! I thought that it would be nice to start with a post about a trip I’ve been on recently, very recently actually… I only came back today (Sunday 25th June 2017)! I went to the Isle of Wight, near Thorness Bay, with my mum, my dad and my best friend, Ellen and we stayed in a static caravan that my grandparents own (but they’re selling it very soon!).

DAY 1: Thursday 22nd June

On Thursday, we left home at about half past four/five ish to get to Portsmouth for the ferry, which was at six o clock, to Fishbourne (Isle of Wight). The ferry wasn’t that busy and I had a very nice (very hot!) hot chocolate. To get to the caravan it was about a half hour drive through Newport and down a long country road. Here’s the caravan, it isn’t one of the newest shiniest ones but it works just like any other:

 (It’s very close to the entertainment complex, which is an obvious plus!)

We went to Sainsbury’s and we just had ready meals for tea. I had a slice of my mum’s pizza, my dad had his own pizza and my friend had toad in the hole, which was slightly burnt surprisingly as at first we couldn’t even work out how to turn the oven on!

DAY 2: Friday 23rd June

On Friday, I went to the Needles which is a popular landmark attraction to the west coast of the island. Unfortunately it was very windy so I didn’t even attempt to get my camera out to take any photos! Shortly after we went to KFC for lunch in Newport as it’s one of my friend’s favourite! Ellen and I then went swimming in the on-site pool, which was surprisingly warm! For dinner, we went to a little restaurant on the coast called The Waterfront and I had a small steak (Yes it was from the kids menu, but let’s not get bogged down in the details, eh?). It was very nice! In the evening, we went to Yarmouth to take some photos:

Yarmouth 1

This was some kind of decking thing that went down into the sea

Yarmouth 2

Ellen’s feet in the stones

Yarmouth 3

A cross in the jetty that went out into the sea

 

Yarmouth 4

Bench on the jetty

DAY 3: Saturday 24th June

Saturday was busy! Firstly we visited the town of Sandown on the east coast of the island. Ellen and I did crazy golf on the pier and, of course, she won! I had an ice cream as we walked down the seafront too (very typical!!). We went to Shanklin next which was only a few minutes down the road and we had lunch in a small restaurant. I had a small cod and chips and it was very hot so I had to wait for it to cool down! We visited a chili shop (for my dad!) on the way back to the caravan and we also visited a shop with lots of little independent stalls in it. There was one that sold some very nice shortbread! For tea, we had a BBQ at the caravan, so,  I had a cheeseburger. Later, we went to Ventnor seafront to take, yet again, some more photos! (My dad is a photographer, you see, so all this photographing probably makes a whole lot more sense now!!)

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DAY 4: Sunday 25th June

Today we all got up early and helped to tidy the caravan up so that it was nice for when my grandparents came as they were coming to stay, sort out and sell up the caravan later on in the morning (although they’re technically not selling it until Thursday 29th). We got to the ferry port early so we were allowed to go on an earlier ferry which was lucky, and in fact it was the exact same boat that we traveled to the island on which I found funny! I (again) had a hot chocolate on the ferry but I also had a chocolate muffin too (yep, it was my breakfast!)! Now I am at home and I need to catch up on lost sleep (yes, i had very late nights!) and also unpack!

All my photos, by the way, are unedited so apologies if they’re a bit dark or wonky! Also I promise I have lots of (probably more) interesting posts planned to share with you and I hope that you didn’t find this tooooo tedious to read!

I’ll post again sooooon <3

Welcome to My Blog!

Oh, hello!

I see you have stumbled upon my little corner of the internet, come, sit down comfortably, you can stay! (I hope I haven’t scared you off already, sorry!) Anyway, my name is Jess and to save my arms aching, I’ve already prepared for you an ‘About Me’ page with everything you need to know about me! It’s HERE if you’re interested. (Literally, click on here, because it’s there!) I had another blog which I’m about to (Right now at 14:30 on Tuesday 20th June 2017) about to delete off of the face of the planet because I feel that it’s just a little basic, tired and, honestly, childish! I have had the same template/layout/look/feel/typeface/everything since I was about 12 years old, so a refresh was bound to happen soon, especially as I’m starting college in September (29th August to be exact, but nobody cares about the specifics!). I’m hoping that I can put a custom domain on here too to make it look uber professional because that is the look I’m going for (if you can’t tell just by looking at it)! [UPDATE: This has happened yAy!)

So, probably the most important part of this entire blog, the posts. What can you expect to see? Well lucky you, I’ve prepared a list of categories (aw I’m just nice like that):

  • Me and My Life (which I can 200% guarantee will be the most boring part of this entire site)
  • Reviews (of random things I decide I want to review. Unless of course, you’d very kindly like me to review a specific item for you (Just request it using the Contact Me page, and I even linked it up for you so you don’t have to do much work… You’re welcome!))
  • Recipes (that I may accidentally, on purpose, do a lot of because why not?)
  • Lifestyle tips n’ things (that I decide to think of haha!)
  • And maybe the occasional fashion/beauty post but unfortunately that is not my area of expertise!

If you are going to read this blog, you must be prepared for sarcastic side comments (Like this…) because I unfortunately cannot control them!

Well, that’s that for now… I’ve gotta do a wholeeeeeeeee load of blog planning (see what I’ve got myself into *sigh*, haha I’m kidding I love it!)

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Uh, yeah sorry, that’s my face… I’l pay for your phone screen replacement!