Grass Direct

How to get the best out of your garden with Grass Direct

Some of you may already know my issues with my "garden".   For those who don't, let me elaborate.... I live in a privately rented home-unfortunately the luck gods weren't smiling down on us when they were handing out ways to get a mortgage.  I absolutely love my house (there are always issues but I love … Continue reading How to get the best out of your garden with Grass Direct

Botley

Botley – The Coding Robot – From Learning Resources

I'm starting to think I'm a little addicted to the Learning Resources online shop at the moment-especially for home education learning activities and products for my children.  I don't home educate-they both attend nursery and school-but I like to co-educate I suppose you'd call it, by teaching them things they learn at school at home … Continue reading Botley – The Coding Robot – From Learning Resources

early learning

Early Learning Books from It’s Your Story

We were really lucky to have been sent this beautiful bundle of early learning books from It's Your Story. Learning at home, is something that always has been really important to me-although we're not a Home Education family-my children both attend school and nursery, I still like to support their learning at home. We're now … Continue reading Early Learning Books from It’s Your Story

Private Renting

Private Renting-What Happens When Repairs Aren’t Carried Out?

  Unfortunately, I do not have the luxury of owning my own home.  We have had a few homes, all of which were rented, either via letting agencies or social housing. We now privately rent our current home, and, as per the tenancy agreement we signed when we moved in, we have a policy that … Continue reading Private Renting-What Happens When Repairs Aren’t Carried Out?

Vremi-Whistling Kettle & Silicon Ice Cube Trays-Review & Giveaway

Recently we were sent some kitchen products from Vremi-an old style whistling kettle and some silicon ice cube trays.   Who are Vremi? A brand that began with kitchenware-Vremi are slowly expanding, bringing different products for all rooms of your house. Their products are affordable, high-quality, user-friendly and fun-yes fun! I'll explain more..... When was the last … Continue reading Vremi-Whistling Kettle & Silicon Ice Cube Trays-Review & Giveaway

Ebay

Having a clearout? Ebay it! Selling on Ebay is easier than you think!

It's almost October-and almost Christmas!  If you're anything like me, you're getting ready to sort through last years clothes that no longer fit, kids toys, and general bits 'n' bobs you've accumulated since your last "sort out". That's where Ebay comes in!  Do you know how easy it is to sell on ebay?!   Take … Continue reading Having a clearout? Ebay it! Selling on Ebay is easier than you think!

Despicable Me-Kids (and Grandad’s) Minion Bundle

License to PR sent the kids this massive bundle of Despicable Me, Minion goodies! I should probably explain the title of this blog actually-the bundle was sent to the children-but my Dad is one big kid himself, and when I sent him the above picture, he asked which bits were his.  After consulting with the kids, … Continue reading Despicable Me-Kids (and Grandad’s) Minion Bundle