Essentials for a Family Road Trip

  With just eight weeks to go until the end of the school year, we’re officially on countdown to our annual summer road trip. This year should be exciting. We’re flying to Los Angeles and driving down the coast to San Diego. Then we’ll turn inland to see Palm Springs and the… View Post

Nununu Kids Clothing: Review & Giveaway

This weekend, I filled four shopping bags with clothes from Flea’s wardrobe that she won’t wear this summer. Some of this is because of the HUGE growth spurt she’s had in the past eight months. But it’s also because my 11-year-old has developed some very definite ideas about what she… View Post

Review & Giveaway: Venturer EliteWin S11K Laptop

So your child is going into senior school and you’re wondering what’s the best first laptop for kids? One model that might be worth considering is the Venturer EliteWin mini laptop – it’s a slightly smaller than average laptop with a detachable keyboard, so the device can also be used… View Post

How Good are Rowntrees Reduced Sugar Sweets?

I have a complicated relationship with Rowntrees Fruit Pastilles. Here’s the thing: whenever I buy a packet of Fruit Pastilles, I am cursed with the sort of luck that means I get a disproportionately high number of black fruit pastilles. Which means I feel short-changed on green and orange pastilles, which are… View Post