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Inateck Laptop Backpack – Review

I was recently contacted by Inateck to see if I would like to review one of their products. I chose the Laptop Backpack and I am impressed. So impressed actually.

Inateck Laptop Backpack
Inateck Laptop Backpack

Never before has a backpack entered this house and caused us to squabble over who could have it. We’ve had some really nice backpacks before but this Inateck product has raised the bar significantly.  Continue reading Inateck Laptop Backpack – Review

Nuu Mobile T2 Tablet – Reveiw

When we went on holiday at the beginning of the month L was lucky enough to have his own tablet. He was sent the Nuu Mobile T2 to put through its paces and boy did he.  Continue reading Nuu Mobile T2 Tablet – Reveiw

Dataroam SIM Cards

We all know using our mobile data abroad can be super expensive. You’re OK inside the EU but what about when you travel outside the European Union? Well depending on your mobile provider you’ll be charged per megabyte used, potentially quite a lot. Dataroam offer mobile data sim cards that you pay for upfront, avoiding any nasty surprises. Continue reading Dataroam SIM Cards

Our Holiday in the Sun

We go on holiday a lot with the kid, maybe two or three family breaks a year. We’ll camp, boat, caravan, we really don’t care but one thing they have all had in common is they have been self catering in the UK. They have also been work, reviews for this blog. We haven’t had a family holiday in the sun at all since L was born and technically I haven’t had a holiday at all.

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A Family Break on the Broads with Herbert Woods

I don’t think I have ever hidden the fact I love living in Norfolk. I love the quiet rural lifestyle and how lucky we are to have a stunning coastline, plenty of castles and attractions and the Norfolk Broads all on my doorstep.

Herbert Woods Holiday 2018
How Hill House and Gardens

We have spent a lot of time on the Broads over the years and I can’t think of a time since we’ve had L that we haven’t got a boat out in one form or another.  Continue reading A Family Break on the Broads with Herbert Woods

This Plus That Equals…. My Travel Essentials

This plus that equals…. my travel essentials

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about travel essentials. We’ve got loads of trips planned this year and in my bag you’ll always find a few staples.

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Travelling with Trunki and chance to win

Anyone who has read my blog recently will know that we are of on our first foreign holiday in 9 years. This means it will be the first time L has been on a plane, so I’m trying to be really organised to make sure everything runs as smoothly as possible. Part of that preparation is L’s new TrunkiTrunki

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Adventure The Broads in Norfolk with New Cottage Company

Fed up with the snow? Thinking of booking a holiday? As a Norfolk girl I may be biased but I cannot recommend the Norfolk Broads enough. They are beautiful, so peaceful and relaxing. They are also well situated with a great deal to do in and around them. I’ve spent many happy holiday at the Norfolk Broads.

A Day on The Broads with Herbert Woods
A Day on The Broads 

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Celebrating at Chessington World of Adventures

Oh I have been wanting to write this for so long but life has very much got in the way. Last year for L’s birthday we spent the weekend at Chessington World of Adventures. It was amazing. AMAZING.

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Enjoying the rides at Chessington so much

I’m not really sure why we ended up going to Chessington for his birthday, I’d just been browsing the internet one night and saw that there was a great offer for a hotel stay and two days park entry for around £140 and that we could go for his actual birthday.

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Getting ready for his birthday

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Enjoy a Day on the Broads with Herbert Woods

HERBERT WOODS INVESTS £350K INTO DAY HIRE BUSINESS

Leading boat operator, Herbert Woods, based in Potter Heigham, Norfolk, has invested £350K into their successful day hire Picnic Boats, ‘Starlight 24.’   This significant investment will enable a further five classic Picnic Boats to be made available for hire on The Broads in time for the 2018 Easter holidays.

A Day on The Broads with Herbert Woods
A Day on The Broads with Herbert Woods

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