Family hobbies

  • Monitoring kid's social media use

    Monitoring kid’s social media use

    When the kids are little, we are keen to introduce them gently to the wonders of technology that will largely define their adult lives. The simple, innocent skills of using a touchpad and working a mouse are safe and increasingly considered as fundamental life skills. They now, sit alongside learning how to use a knife

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    Is Camping still a cheap option

    Is Camping still a cheap option

    Back in the day, budget camping was a given. You could sling a tent and sleeping bag on your back, or into the boot of your car, secure in the knowledge that the British countryside was littered with cheap campsites ready to welcome you. Follow up with a pub meal or Pot Noodle and then

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    Children's birthday parties on a budget

    Children’s birthday parties on a budget

    From skiing to paintball, children’s birthday parties seem to have taken on a life of their own in recent years. The rise of social media lets everyone see what lengths parents have gone to, giving their kids an all expenses spared party and so the ante has been well and truly upped. However, a great

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    Achieving the perfect lawn

    Achieving the perfect lawn

    If you can get past the pain of actually cutting it, then there is nothing more satisfying than gazing out on a lush green lawn in your garden. Trouble is, lawns aren’t always perfect. They attract weeds and moss, they can become dry and parched, or squelchy and waterlogged. The grass can group together in

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    Social Media Politics

    Social Media Politics

    During the run up to the election we were bombarded with news of politicians and their fight for power; almost to the exclusion of other news – it felt like there was nothing else going on! We were immersed with images of party leaders stepping from their tour buses all smiley faced, promptly planting their

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    DIY money saving tips

    DIY money saving tips

    We all know that dabbling in DIY can save you £££, compared with paying for a tradesperson. But did you know that HOW you DIY can save you money too? Smart home improvement enthusiasts know the tricks of the Do-It-Yourself trade. We’ve compiled our Top 5 Tips from their bank of knowledge here for you.

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