July 4, 2015

Why I Opted Out of the Slim Fast Challenge


  Whether you are fat or thin you are bound to know the one rule of losing weight: ‘eat less, move more’. It is not a difficult concept to understand but many people, including me, have trouble following it through. As I already explained, my problem is that I love food or, more to the point […]

Gearing up to the Slim.Fast Challenge: A Foodie’s Honest Thoughts


  My friend and I spent a good while of our meeting last week despairing the scourge of weight gain. The irony that we were doing so over lunch at Carluccio’s hadn’t escaped us, yet still we continued to question why weight was such an issue. Then we ordered dessert. We enjoyed every mouthful but, suffice […]

Review: Edifier MP250 Sound to Go Portable Speaker


  With so many children and no radio in our vehicle, whenever we travel somewhere it’s not long before we’ll hear the dreaded, “Are we nearly there yet?” After a while, the ones who haven’t fallen asleep will begin singing Christmas songs or reciting We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, followed by another couple of […]

Review: CrazyTalk Animator 2


  Recently one thing that some of the family have been getting into is editing. Before we always enjoyed seeing how it worked, but never really had the skills to actually do it properly ourselves. In fact, while we’re growing in the video editing department, animation is still a soft spot, which is why we […]

Review: Kids Cook French

kids cook french

  Having spoken many times about our willingness to experience foods from other cultures at least once, we were excited when we discovered a book named Kids Cook French. As you can tell by the title, it’s a children’s cookbook that talks them through recreating the delicious French dinners. Author Claudine Pépin manages to give […]

Review: Battroborg Warrior Battle Arena Set

Battroborg Warrior Battle Arena Set

  Most of us are familiar with Battroborg toys, even if we’ve not actively used any of them ourselves. Over the years, different sets have been on wishlists for Christmas and birthdays, and after trying out the Battroborg Warrior Battle Arena Set, we can see why. The Battroborg Warrior Battle Arena Set includes the arena, […]