Hannah The Spanner Children’s Book Reviews The Perfect Bedtime Story COMPETITION #AD

I have been a dad for 23 years and one of the most special parts of fatherhood for me has always been bedtime, and more importantly the bedtime story. You would think that after 23 years and five children I would have grown tired of reading bedtime stories, but the truth is I still love reading a bedtime story to my children. Well not the older children obviously! They are not so keen anymore, shame that haha, but we are lucky enough to able to read a bedtime story to our seven year old twin girls every night and we… [Read More]

Cost Effective Gift Ideas for a Motor Fanatic

I’ve got one friend, as I think many of us do, who I know I can always call upon when I’m having a motor-related misadventure.  With his HID headlights searing through the urban smog, he’ll blister to my rescue like a fire-fighter racing to battle a blaze. Before I know it there’s a countless array of tools littered across the driveway, my car is jacked up two feet off the ground, and a there’s a diagnostic kit hooked up to a crevice under my dashboard which I never even knew existed.  Thirty-or-so minutes later he finally rolls out from beneath… [Read More]

Guide on Best Mattresses for Parents with Back Pain

Millions of people around the world suffer from chronic back pain. Many of the victims are parents and their long painful days can seem like torture. If you are a parent who is looking to relieve some of this chronic back pain, the solution may be as simple as purchasing a new mattress. While previous common knowledge led parents to believe that purchasing the firmest mattress available on the market would relieve back pain, there has never been any research to prove the theory. However, sleep professionals have identified specific mattress traits and features that are better when it comes… [Read More]

Giving Your Car That Extra Special Touch

There is nothing more exciting than purchasing a new car. After all, you have probably researched and hunted for the car that is perfect for you for a very long time. That probably involves going online checking specs of many different cars, making sure it’s the right size especially if you have a bunch of kids to drive around or it could be you are going to be the only one in the car for most of the time, which means that maybe you want something smaller or a bit sporty. This of course all takes time which will involve… [Read More]

Making Your Home More Secure With The Yale All-in-One Security Camera #AD

Feeling secure in your home is so important, especially for me because I have seven year old twins. The thought of somebody attempting to break into our home is without doubt something that can give you a very uneasy feeling. A few weeks ago my wife went out the back garden early one morning and found our shower room window had been smashed from outside. It was a very unnerving feeling to think that somebody was in our back garden in the dead of night while we slept. attempting to break in. It also made me think very hard about… [Read More]

The Smart Way To Handle Your TV Entertainment

It hasn’t taken a very long time for televisions to develop to what you have access to today. Starting out as comparatively basic machines, early examples of TVs couldn’t even manage colour signals, and this is a far cry from the sort of options people go for today. When you have a nice screen, though, finding things to use it for can be a bit of a challenge. There are loads of products out there, and you can spend whatever you like on entertainment, making it worth looking for a piece of tech which can handle it all. This is… [Read More]

I Really Need A Home Office

Over the years my blog has grown and I now find it difficult to do everything I need to do for a successfully run blog on the kitchen table or the sofa. This has led me to thinking that maybe I should have an office within our home. This will be quite difficult to accommodate, but what we do have in our home is a very large lounge and I believe within this area I will be able to make a space which will become my home office. Of course the decisions I will need to make is to find… [Read More]

My Wife Is Training Hard For The London Marathon

Looking back to just under a year ago my wife announced to me that she was going to try get a place to run the London Marathon. I have no doubt that when my wife puts her mind to something she invariably achieves it. She is determined, driven and very focused. If I am entirely honest there was a little, very small percentage inside my mind that thought you are mad woman and if she would actually go through with it, mainly because it’s a bloody marathon! That’s 26 miles, and previously she had only run half-marathons, and only two… [Read More]