Colette

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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. My little girl has had a range of compulsive habits Over the last … 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
Geomag Mechanics Gravity – Review

Geomag Mechanics Gravity – Review

Ben was first introduced to the joy of Geomag earlier this year when we reviewed a Geomag Panels set and  Geomag Mechanics set.  We … View Post
Raising a Puppy with a Newborn Baby

Raising a Puppy with a Newborn Baby

When we got our puppy just months after having our first baby, everyone thought we were mad. We hadn’t planned it that way … View Post
Why Villa Holidays are Great for Young Families

Why Villa Holidays are Great for Young Families

*This post is in collaboration with Villa Finder* I’ve written so many times about why, as a family of five, we tend to … View Post