I Feel Ashamed And Mortified #putyourphonesaway

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]

Summer Is Here That Means Lots Of Gardening

Summer is now upon us. The next three or four months are hopefully the times when we spend lots of time in the garden. It’s that time of year when our seven year old twin girls spend hours playing in the garden on the trampoline, the swings, playing football or simply just making up games for hours on end. It really is so important to me that our girls spend as much time as possible outdoors and reduce the screen time to hopefully the minimum amount. Thankfully the girls love being outdoors but for that to happen you of course… [Read More]

It’s Such A Struggle At Times: Life

As a father you should be strong. As a husband you should be strong. As a son you should be strong. As a man you should not show vulnerability, weakness or that you may be struggling from day to day. So that’s what society portrays even today in 2019. Yes it’s better but we still have a long way to go. Well guess what. I don’t feel strong, I don’t feel good about myself. I’m struggling on a daily basis, but I have no idea why! When people ask how are you? Are you ok? I reply with a smile… [Read More]

Well It’s About Time Jeremy Kyle Was Taken Off The Air

Yesterday I heard the news that the Jeremy Kyle Show has been taken off the air. To be brutally honest this is not before time. I have watched episodes of the show and on most occasions somewhere in the show I feel uncomfortable with the way guests are treated by the host, Jeremy Kyle. His attitude is appalling as he intimidates, belittles and shouts at people that they are scum and the lowest of the low and all for a bit of sensationalism TV, but the truth is he is actually destroying people’s lives and ruining their self confidence by… [Read More]