July 23, 2016

Simply a few of our favourite things… well, Oscar’s anyway


      As of just over a month ago we are not only the parents of 13 children, but also the grandparents to baby Oscar. With Tim having turned two not long before Oscar’s arrival, it’s lovely to have a newborn around again. We get the hugs, the kisses and the windy smiles all […]

Getting ready for summer with House of Fraser

Cait House of Fraser green dress

  Post written by Caitlin: When it comes to fashion, I am very on the fence. I like looking nice and presentable but I’ve never been one to worry about whether what I’m wearing is trendy. I have a collection of dresses that I love to wear both in summer and winter time, with either […]

Review: What Pet Should I Get?


      Show us a person who doesn’t love Dr. Seuss and we’ll tell you they’re lying. He is one of the most beloved children’s book authors, so much so that even adults find it hard to resist his work. From Green Eggs and Ham to How the Grinch Stole Christmas, his stories never […]

Review: SpyNet Laser Trip Wire

Paddy spynet

    Anything to do with spies is of extreme interest to the middle boys. Having had many spy kits they’re accustomed to the binoculars, codes and of course the torch and pen combo. One thing they’d never tried up until recently was a real laser trip wire. The SpyNet Laser Trip Wire they have […]

Review: SpyNet Vibrasonic Walkie Talkies


      Our younger boys love to pretend to be spies. The sneaking around, communicating in code and listening for information, even if it’s something boring, never seems to get old. And what does every decent spy require? Walkie talkies, of course! The best ones for the job are the SpyNet Vibrasonic Walkie Talkies […]

Review: Epson Eco-Tank 4500 Printer


    As you can imagine with such a large family who home educate, work from home, have kids who attend various social clubs as well as general forms to be filled out we spend a lot of time printing and a lot of money on ink. Our printer, despite supposedly being a good model, […]