When a kind soul over at Intercake email to ask if I would be interested in trying out their personalised cake kiosks in ASDA to make a Mother’s Day cake I was naturally curious and jumped at the chance…I like cake!Read more
It’s that time of the year…summer is fading and if your garden has a bunch of still-green tomatoes in it that are unlikely to grow any more or ripen then do not throw them away. Turn them into green tomato chutney and for less than a tenner you can have some rather nice gifts ready to hand out at Christmas…Read more
If you are a parent today then it is highly likely that your experience of board games as a child yourself back in the eighties and nineties was very limited, although seemingly excessive at the time.
We grew up on a few mass market staples such as Monopoly, Scrabble, Cluedo, Game of Life and the revolutionary (for the time) Trivial Pursuit. You may have dabbled with Yahtzee or Boggle, or sought global conquest with Risk if you had a few spare days to finish it, but despite the toy stores having a never-ending display of games it is usually the same five or six that grace that cupboard in most people’s homes and this is why most of us in our thirties and forties are bored of board games!
I wasn’t sure what to expect from this game…it seemed too simple a concept to hold anyone’s interest for long, let alone a mix of adults and 9 to 11 years olds who are more used to fighting it out over bigger boxed games or playing Minecraft! Within minutes of the tin being opened though we became addicted and remain so a few weeks on.Read more
I suspect I’ll just get a Toblerone, but if I did have the nerve to make some suggestions to my own family then here are 7 Father’s Day gift ideas I would put forward…Read more
Ugh…Valentine’s Day is on the horizon. Hmm…not the most enthusiastic and romantic intro sentences. Sorry. It’s just that I’ve neverRead more