Category Archives: Electrical & Tech

Why I Love My Google Home Mini

I have always been a fan of a gadget. I love a bit of tech. So we had been thinking about getting a smart speaker device for the house for a while.

When it came to choosing what we were going to go for the Google Home Mini was the only choice for us. So this isn’t a comparison about why it is better or worse than Alexa or anything else, it is purely about why I like it.  Continue reading Why I Love My Google Home Mini

Making Our Home Smarter with a TP-Link Smart Bulb

I am always looking for new tech for our house. I love all the gadgety things you can get now, for ages now I’ve been after a smart bulb or two. I just really liked the idea of being able to control the lights remotely and have some fun colours as well. So when the guys from TP-Link got in touch to see if I would like to review their Smart Bulbs of course I said yes.

TP-Link LB130 Smart Bulbs in the box
Our Bulbs!!!

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Blink XT Outdoor Security Cameras – Review & Giveaway

I’ve got the most amazing competition for you to win a 2 Camera Blink XT home security set.

Blink XT Camera and hub
Blink XT Camera and hub

We’ve been testing it out at home and I am beyond impressed. The Blink XT cameras are suitable for outdoor use. They are waterproof and have no wires thanks to the clever use of power, each camera uses two standard AA lithium batteries which will last for two years. Continue reading Blink XT Outdoor Security Cameras – Review & Giveaway

The Lumie Bedbug – Review

We’ve been long time fans of Lumie in this house. I have the Iris, husb has the Luxe. My desk lamp is a Lumie. We gave one to my Mother in Law. I haven’t found a product of theirs I don’t like and now they do one for kids and L has been testing it out, the Lumie Bedbug.  Continue reading The Lumie Bedbug – Review

Halloween Fun with Spider Crush

Following the popular match three games formula but with the addition of life like spiders Spider Crush is the free to download game that is sure to delight over Halloween.

Spider Crush Screen Shot
Spiders, spiders everywhere!

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SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick – Review

The SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick is a flash drive that allows you to share content with multiple devices at once, whether it be music, videos or photos.

It’s handy for anyone about to go travelling or who needs to access large amounts of data when on the move. For a blogger it’s really handy!

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Outdoor Entertaining

There are so many things I love about summer. One of those is a bit of outdoor entertaining. A barbecue with friends. A family get together. Or just eating your lunch in the garden. There are a few things I have found so far this summer that have helped make things that bit more fun.

Outdoor entertaining
Today it was just the two of us, but we still love to do the whole entertaining thing

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The Coros LINX Smart Bike Helmet – Review

Husb is a keen cyclist. He loves getting out on his bike. He also loves a good bit of tech. The Coros LINX Bluetooth enabled smart helmet is now officially his new favourite toy. He loves it.

COROS Linx
The helmet is so nicely styled

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SoundPEATS Q12 Earphones Review

Both husb and I listen to a lot of music. I good set of earphones is really important, but they have to be easy to use as well. Testing out the SoundPEATS Q12 Earphones has been a pleasure. 

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Win an Amazing Blink Home Security Prize

Blink, the affordable, wire-free, home security and HD video monitoring system, is now available in the UK. Not only that, but they have kindly arranged for one of my readers to win a 2 camera Blink Home Security set worth £199.99. Wow! Continue reading Win an Amazing Blink Home Security Prize