The problem with learning to drive on public roads!

L Plate

Teaching your child to learn to drive is a rite of passage for many parents. With Abbey and Callan we made sure they had a handful of lessons before taking them out to practice in their cars and we have done the same with Kian this time round, even after completing his Admiral Young Driver course.. He bought his first car a couple of weeks ago, lovingly named Minty (by me), because of its lovely pale green colour and after… Continue Reading “The problem with learning to drive on public roads!”

Changing the way we light our home with Philips Hue

Philips Hue

When we bought our house it was a bit of a fixer upper and 12 years on we have replaced everything that needed to be done. Hubby and the teens love their gadgets and have always been fascinated by technology for the home, but if I am honest I always assumed it would mean fitting dozens of cables and various gadgets around the home. We were sent Philips Hue to set up and try in our house. Philips Hue is… Continue Reading “Changing the way we light our home with Philips Hue”

HP Sprocket Limited Edition Gift Set Review

Being the owner of a daughter aged 24, finding the ideal gift can be a challenge. Like many girls, or should I say, young women, she is a fan of the “selfie”. She has perfected the pout and is forever sending amusing snapchats or uploading her pictures to facebook. She has even managed to get her younger siblings involved who all demand Snapchat as soon as she walks in the door. In fact, at a recent family occasion the only… Continue Reading “HP Sprocket Limited Edition Gift Set Review”

Experiencing the magic of Christmas at Marwell Zoo

Christmas at Marwell

Marwell Zoo is one of our favourite days out with the kids. Not only is it full of wonderful animals to see, but the kids love racing around its wide pathways, and testing their climbing skills in their numerous play areas. It has also had some exciting new exhibits open this year, which gives you something new to look at each visit. This weekend we were invited to experience the magic of Christmas at Marwell and it certainly did not… Continue Reading “Experiencing the magic of Christmas at Marwell Zoo”