I Feel Ashamed And Mortified

I haven’t blogged for a while and my use of social media has been dramatically reduced. Why? Because I felt I had become addicted to all the bullshit that goes with it. The last thing I would look at at night was my phone. The first thing I would look at in the morning was my phone so that I could to see how many views or how many likes or new followers I had on social media. Did it make me feel better? No. It was having the opposite effect. It was getting me down and I knew that… [Read More]

Chocolate Tool Box Awards 2019 Funny DIY Disasters With Hoppy At Home Competition #AD

When you buy your first home it’s an expensive time. If you’re anything like me you’ll try to do all those DIY jobs around the home yourself. This can so often end in disaster because you don’t have the right tools or quite honestly the ability or experience to complete a particular DIY job. This can so easily end up with you having to call in the experts to put your DIY disaster right. Of course this can end up costing you twice as much. Looking back over the years I have had my fair share of DIY disasters and… [Read More]

Finding Safe and Natural Products for Your Baby

Over a century ago, in 1903, George Hyland found Hyland’s. George was a pharmacist and wanted to create products that aligned with his belief in the power the human body holds. George believed that the human body can find internal resources to heal itself. This led George to found Hyland’s, a homeopathic medicine company. Homeopathic medicines are natural and safe products that are designed to help the body restore its balance and provide relief and healing. Since the company was founded in 1903, they have worked to meet the needs of their customers. They take feedback on current products and… [Read More]

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2019

Yes its that time of the year when we celebrate dad! So on June 16th why not spoil your dad and treat him to something extra special? I have put a few ideas together to help make Father’s Day extra special for your dad. It’s a mixed bag of ideas so hopefully there will be something for everyone. Without waiting a moment longer here we go! 1. Ring Rapid Digital Tyre Inflator £49.99 This is a perfect gift for a dad that is a car fanatic. It’s the Ring RTC1000 Rapid Digital Tyre Inflator. It will inflate a tyre in… [Read More]

Bluestone National Park With Persil UK #DirtIsGood #Presstrip

We have just arrived back from Bluestone in West Wales after spending the weekend there as guests of Persil UK. We were invited to Bluestone Wales as part of their #DirtIsGood campaign. The campaign is all about getting outdoors as a family, and I couldn’t think of a more perfect location than Bluestone Wales. Situated in Pembrokeshire, Bluestone Wales offers up plenty of opportunities for families to get back to nature. We’ve actually been to Bluestone a number of times, however this time was definitely a bit different and that’s because all of the activities for the children and the… [Read More]

Switch Off The Technology This Half-Term That Was My Aim

It’s been half-term this week and I decided that it was important for me to put my phone down and just have fun with my seven year old twin girls. I don’t want to be that parent that uses a tablet, laptop or the television as a babysitter for my children. This can so easily happen in this world of technology. Kids today have an almost unlimited amount of choice when it comes to technology, but too much can easily shut them off into their own little world. The learning of the use of this technology comes from us as… [Read More]

Safety Gear Every DIY Enthusiast Must Own

The DIY community has got a lot of new members over the past couple of years. There are more DIY projects to try thanks to websites like Instructables and getting started with them keeps getting easier. You also have more tools and materials to work with, including advanced ones like 3D printers and ABS plastic.   One thing you don’t want to neglect when getting started with DIY projects is safety. If you are spending a lot of time outside working on a treehouse or a shed, for example, consider looking at these softshell jackets for extra protection and comfort…. [Read More]

Dad AF #letstalkdad

I am very proud and honoured to be a partner in a brand new App and website that is completely dedicated to dads called Dad AF. Going back some months ago I was approached and asked if I would like to be part of a brand new app that will hopefully enable dads to talk and ask questions. I instantly thought yes! I love this idea! A website/app which is purely for dads to talk and seek advice and ask questions that they wouldn’t maybe ordinarily ask. It is also a place that if dad’s are struggling with fatherhood they… [Read More]