I decided long ago that if I went ahead and sent my kids into the school system, that I would be involved with that school as much as I could, via the PTA (parent, teacher association) or if time and opportunity permitted, a parent governor too. I am very much aware of the fact that a child’s education and learning is not the sole responsibility of the school they attend… View Post

Apparently 1 in 6 homes have an unsafe gas appliance…how scary is that? I read it recently on Corgi’s “How safe is your home” site and probably would have been a little sceptical about such a statement, if it hadn’t been for my personal experience last year of finding out that our new gas hob hadn’t been connected properly and left our home as a death trap! I remember for several… View Post

A few weeks ago we were asked by Duerr’s to take up the challenge of creating something using their Chunky Ginger preserve, which is a great product for this Autumnal season, as its warm flavours are perfect for blowing away the cobwebs and kick-starting the immune system as the cold season is will and truly here! Half of my family is ginger, so its something I am used to and… View Post

I was recently sent a Miraclesuit swimming costume to try out and review (uses unique fabric Miratex and extra life Lycra to keep you firmly in control and looking good apparently) and have been waiting for our annual “get the wetsuits on and go cliff jumping/beach day trip” to really put it through its paces.  However as you are more than aware the weather here in the UK has been absolutely… View Post