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

Pressure Cooker Thai Chicken

I suspect if you’re a child of the 70/80s like me, I bet you remember pressure cookers. My Mum used a pressure cooker religiously on a Sunday to cook up a Sunday dinner. A joint of gammon could be cooked in the bottom of the pan, with potatoes and green… View Post

Movies for a Solo Mum Weekend

Flea will be spending this weekend with her Dad, which means a CHILL OUT WEEKEND. I know, right? It’s been a busy few weeks and I am looking forward to some extended time doing nothing. My plans include a long lie-in, walking the dog, and perhaps testing the functionality of… View Post