Yes, I know – it’s March. But one of my resolutions this year was to get fit.  I do some light exercise – if you can count running up and down the stairs three hundred times a day as exercise. I do the school runs too, and walk the dog,… View Post

What might some additional cash coming into your hands mean to you at this moment? And what could you do with this little extra piece of money that you received? These aren’t inquiries that sound like they apply to you at this moment however in the event that you were to… View Post

Kid’s birthday parties don’t have to be stressful and expensive – it’s all about the planning. If you prepare in advance, and make sure everything is in place before you start, then you can enjoy the party just as much as the little ones! Venue Finding a venue that works… View Post

Living in Devon is fantastic – we have our pick of woodland walks, rivers and beaches to explore. However, living in Devon can also mean some unpredictable weather – and so good coats are an essential. Millets recently sent us some kids coats from the Berghaus boys and Berghaus girls collection. This… View Post

Anyone who follows this blog regularly will know that we moved into a new build house 15 months ago. Now that we have settled in, we want to start putting our own stamp on – a bit of decorating, and a few other minor changes here and there. Our kitchen… View Post

Even with the popularity of jobs involving advanced technology and mobile devices, there is still a booming market for men and women that enjoy getting their hands dirty. A study conducted in 2010 by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) showed that the domestic workforce for handymen continued… View Post

Max is a huge fan of Blaze and the Monster Machines. He enjoys watching it on TV, and the toys always catch his eye if we are in a toy shop. We were recently sent the new Blaze Light & Launch Hyper Loop Playset, and Max couldn’t wait to get… View Post

Spring is on the way! It’s true, I picked the kids up from childcare in daylight the other night! Hurrah! Anyway, morning and welcome to Tried & Tested! In case you are new here – let us tell you what Tried & Tested is all about. We all know how… View Post

I don’t know about you, but we rely on reviews and recommendations a lot. Whether we are buying new toys or looking for a day trip idea, we read reviews online first. But sometimes, these reviews aren’t family friendly – they don’t tell me the things I really want to know… View Post