As we pulled upto our hotel, the Renaissance Resort in Oranjestad, Aruba the utter disappointment I felt was hard to cloak! I wanted the Caribbean dream: a resort on a white sandy beach with turquoise waters. Even as the lovely Rose-Ann was checking me in telling me about the lovely room I had and the facilities of the hotel, I was slightly phased out. All I could think was: … [Read more...] about Aruba- What’s the Renaissance Resort really like?
A good winter jacket is always an asset in the cold winter months. I was lacking one, when Trespass approached me to choose one to test from their range. As we were moving to Sweden I opted for one of their down-fill coats, preferring a longer cut of the Trespass Glacial down coat. The Glasgow -based company ships to countries Europe-wide. Unfortunately, there was a … [Read more...] about Keeping warm in deep minuses
When it comes to reviewing products around the home, I like to be sure that I’ve really tested and lived with the item before letting people know what I think. We were sent the Gtech Air Ram cordless vacuum cleaner at the end of the summer, and from the first use I could have written about it being lightweight, and the way it collects up larger crumbs rather than … [Read more...] about Time tested review: GTech Air Ram vacuum cleaner
Every once in a while my geeky side is reconfirmed… and then I get to see these have been genes passed onto the kids too. I hate housework, but reluctantly try to stay on top. Tell me I'm not alone! My secret tools to keeping on top are an extra large capacity washing machine, a well-honed laundry management system, a vacuum cleaner and vinegar. I get excited about … [Read more...] about 10 steps to get the kids enthusiastic about housework: vacuuming with the Dyson v6 total clean
What is stopping me from printing my pictures? Not much anymore! I've had so much fun in the past few days browsing through the photos from the past couple of months for my Free your Pictures challenge. And at the same time I'm thinking to myself- Why haven’t I done this more before? The answer is simple: I've had a colour printer- laser and inkjet- at home for the … [Read more...] about How an ink subscription is changing what my fridge looks like