Asus ZenPad 3S 10 review
Feb28

Asus ZenPad 3S 10 review

We’ve been working with ASUS, trying out some of their latest tech in a family setting, to see if we can work out from a baffling array of options which is best for which job in the house. This week my gaze turned to the Asus ZenPad 3S 10 review – which was snaffled swiftly away by the 14yr old, and borrowed heavily when his back is turned by the 10yr old. They’ve been so busy with it that I’d barely had a...

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Honestly? I didn’t get it (or the Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA Review )
Feb13

Honestly? I didn’t get it (or the Asus ZenBook Flip UX360CA Review )

When Asus sent me the ZenBook Flip (the UX360CA model, for those to whom the extra letters matter) I’ll be honest. I didn’t really get it. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I know why I love my tablet. I also know why I need a laptop. But a hybrid laptop? Why do I need something that can’t make up its mind (*whispers* and probably therefore ends up doing neither properly)?  On unpacking I was actually surprised –...

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Review of the Graco Evo XT – one rather fabulous stroller #GenerationGraco
Feb01

Review of the Graco Evo XT – one rather fabulous stroller #GenerationGraco

Last in our #GenerationGraco series is a review of the Graco Evo XT – a fabulously sturdy pushchair that appears to be perfectly suited to our rural lifestyle. Once unpacked, clipping the axle, wheels and basket into place was a doddle, and we were literally ready to roll within minutes. Even with all the fab pushchair testing we’ve done recently, this one created an immediate impressed face. It looks great, of course, but...

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Graco Modes 3 Lite Travel System Review #GenerationGraco
Dec08

Graco Modes 3 Lite Travel System Review #GenerationGraco

I’ve said it a lot recently – Graco is a name has been trusted by many parents for decades, and by me for almost twenty years now. But it’s been a while since I had a baby small enough to push around on wheels, so when Graco sent over the  Modes 3 Lite Click Connect Travel System I enlisted the help of the lovely Emma with baby Danny to put it through its paces for me. It’s a neat looking system, and like so...

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Sorting that Window Condensation with the Vileda Windowmatic
Nov25

Sorting that Window Condensation with the Vileda Windowmatic

We’ve finally acquiesced to the colder weather, and the central heating is running a couple of times a day. And obviously we want to keep the house as insulated as possible to keep in as much of that heat as we can. Like a lot of people our 1980’s radiator system has the radiators themselves located right underneath the windows – meaning if we’re not careful all that lovely heat goes whisking up on the cold...

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The Vax Cordless SlimVac | Review
Nov09

The Vax Cordless SlimVac | Review

When you have a big family who are home all day, plus a ridiculously hairy dog (honestly, we thought Rottweilers were short haired and a no-mess kind of pet. Huh. No one warned us they have a double coat which they shed completely twice a year – six years now, and we’re still flabbergasted at the amount of hair that drifts off her every 6mths) vacuuming is a bit of an endless chore. But actually? *whispers* it’s the...

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