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Creative Ways to Get Your Child to Play with Toys and Get Off Their Gadgets

Creative Ways to Get Your Child to Play with Toys and Get Off Their Gadgets

*Collaborative Guest Post* Parents are facing a challenge in these modern times face, and that is getting their children away from screen use or … View Post
Sixteen Goals for 2019

Sixteen Goals for 2019

Although we’re now a full week into the new year, I’m only just putting my goals down on paper (so to speak!) … View Post
Top 7 Tag for 2018

Top 7 Tag for 2018

My lovely friend Jane from Hodgepodge Days tagged in me in the Top 7 Tag which features: Your Favourite 7 Posts from 2018. They can be any … View Post
Me and Mine – December 2018

Me and Mine – December 2018

It’s been ages since I’ve published a Me & Mine post, in fact it’s a whole year ago!  I can’t … View Post
Checking in on eighteen goals for 2018

Checking in on eighteen goals for 2018

At the start of this year, I wrote a list of eighteen goals for 2018, published it and promptly forgot about it.  I never looked … View Post
Top Ten Most Viewed Posts of 2018

Top Ten Most Viewed Posts of 2018

The end of 2018 is on the horizon and I thought that, as I did it last year, I would go through my top performing … View Post
Would Your Child Consider a Career in Engineering? #MoreHeroesNeeded

Would Your Child Consider a Career in Engineering? #MoreHeroesNeeded

*This is a commissioned post for The Year of Engineering* Engineering is an exciting, rewarding career path however there’s a huge lack of … View Post
Tried & Tested Tuesday (Week 50 – 2018)

Tried & Tested Tuesday (Week 50 – 2018)

I think we can officially say Happy Christmas to you all!  This is the last Tried & Tested Tuesday of the year, we’ll … View Post
All I want for Christmas is Hue!

All I want for Christmas is Hue!

*This post is in collaboration with Philips Hue*  Regular readers will know that Dave is a bit of a tech geek so when I … View Post
How Safe is your child’s device?

How Safe is your child’s device?

*This is a commissioned post for Plusnet* With Christmas on the horizon, there will be a veritable sack load of new tech devices due … View Post
Aladdin Circus Pantomime at Blackpool Tower – Guest Review

Aladdin Circus Pantomime at Blackpool Tower – Guest Review

Regular readers will be familiar with the Butlers – they often feature in my blog posts, videos or on my social media as Mich and … View Post
Neveo – A monthly family journal – Review

Neveo – A monthly family journal – Review

Social media has been such a big part of our lives for so long now that I think we forget that someone people just … View Post
Tried & Tested Tuesday (Week 49 – 2018)

Tried & Tested Tuesday (Week 49 – 2018)

Welcome to another Tuesday – are you feeling Christmassy yet?  It’s all about multiple Nativity performances for me this week! In case you are … View Post
Visiting Leeds Christmas Markets

Visiting Leeds Christmas Markets

*This is a commissioned post for Aviva* It’s many years since my first visit to the Leeds Christmas Markets in Millennium Square Leeds, … View Post
Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at Waterside – Review

Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas at Waterside – Review

Raymond Brigg’s Father Christmas is an absolute festive classic and one I have fond memories of from my own childhood so when I … View Post
HoMedics Gel Shiatsu Back & Shoulder Massager – Review

HoMedics Gel Shiatsu Back & Shoulder Massager – Review

After a long day on your feet at work or sat at your desk, what could be nicer than a full back and shoulder … View Post
Compulsive Habits and Our Little Girl

Compulsive Habits and Our Little Girl

This little girl of ours causes me such worry at times. Over the last few years she’s had a range of compulsive habits – … View Post
#ReadyforChristmas with Halfords

#ReadyforChristmas with Halfords

*In collaboration with Halfords* One of the main Christmas presents I remember from my own childhood was a red bike – I’m not sure … View Post
Supply Teaching – Six ways to get re-booked

Supply Teaching – Six ways to get re-booked

This term marks six consecutive years on supply for me – including a short stint when I was recently qualified, I’ve now spent getting … View Post
Tried & Tested Tuesday (Week 48 – 2018)

Tried & Tested Tuesday (Week 48 – 2018)

In case you are new here – let us tell you what Tried & Tested is all about. We all know how useful reviews can … View Post