Persil’s ‘Cook with the Kids’ Workshop and Food Fight!

17 March 2014 2 comments

Persil Cook with Kids Promise I ,along with 88% of parents surveyed by the LMRMC, avoid baking with my daughter as it makes a mess.  I find myself stressing out as flour is flicked out of the bowl, eggs shells follow the egg in the bowl and vegetable oil being vicariously poured into the measuring […]

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Visiting The British Museum with Kids

16 March 2014 0 comments

British Museum with Kids My daughter’s topic at school at the moment is ‘Digging up things from the past’ which includes art.  So we thought it was the perfect opportunity to pop down to the British Museum to see the Eldorado Exhibit, to show her we are interested in her learning and support what she’s […]

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Sage Soft Open Kettle by Heston Blumenthal #review

3 March 2014 2 comments

You know you’re middle age when you get excited about a new kettle….. It’s no secret that I think Sage Appliances by Heston Blumenthal are rather sexy.  I’ve also have the Multi-Cooker, which is not only a Slow Cooker but it sautés and makes rice and risotto, I’ve been known to drag friends in just […]

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Panasonic HX-A100 Wearable Camera Review

26 February 2014 3 comments

My First Piece of Wearable Tech As a blogger I jumped at the chance to review the Panasonic HX-A100 Wearable Camera.  I’ve been toying with the idea of getting a mini tripod for my Smartphone as I often need my  hands free when cooking, crafting with my daughter or reviewing products.  Hence why I was […]

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Netflix UK has come along way!

25 February 2014 2 comments

I have to be honest, I had Netflix about 18 months ago and was absolutely scathing about it.  I was very disappointed with the content on offer at that time.  However, I was persuaded to give it another go and I have to say that we absolutely love it.  There is so much more content […]

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To Celebrate World Book Day #giveaway

24 February 2014 201 comments

Where to buy books in St Albans, Herts I think it’s absolutely shocking that 3 in 10 kids in the UK do not own books.  I’ve never counted them but I’d hazard a guess that there are between 75-100 books upstairs in my daughters room.  She has everything from picture books to non-fiction. I appreciate […]

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How to get parents involved in the PTA

17 February 2014 0 comments

Ply them with alcohol and lots of it A few months ago, I found myself at a PTA meeting, prior to this the mere thought of attending such a function would give me goosebumps.  For me PTA conjured up visions of a room full of Busybody Super Ninja Mums  (you know the type who get […]

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Technology is not making our kids stupid!

11 February 2014 6 comments

Myths About Teenagers and Tech that Parents should ignore On the weekend I read an article by Elizabeth Pearle, the Senior Editor of HuffPost  Teen called 5 Myths that Parents should ignore about Teens and Technology.  She challenges the myths that technology is making our kids thick, anti-social and causing them to have attention spans […]

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Why it’s important to show an interest in your child’s schooling

10 February 2014 3 comments

Why is it important? We try to be as involved with our 6 year olds education as much as we can as feel genuinely believe it will help her succeed not only in school but in life.  Research shows that it’s not how much money you make or what your own educational experience was like […]

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Win 4 Tickets to Legoland Windsor Courtesy of Cuthberts Toys

7 February 2014 289 comments

Win 4 Tickets to Legoland Windsor It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Cuthberts Toys  in St Albans and I have written about their excellent customer service on a couple of occasions.  I’ve known Kirit, the owner, for a few years now and he’s just a genuinely nice guy with a great sense […]

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