Not long now until school starts again. Are you one of those parents that waits until last-minute, or plans in advance with all the back to school buying? I tend to be fairly organised, I panic if I’ve not done things, and I think the summer holidays should be all about relaxing and having fun, not panic…well that’s the idea anyway. This year I’ve had to be extra organised, as I’ve two at school, one of which starting secondary school, so its meant lots (a crazy amount) of new things needed to be bought.
Shoes were a breeze this year, as we (as usual) got ours from Clarks. We booked our in store fitting online. I can’t tell you how easy that makes it. You simply register on the site, enter your postcode, so it finds the closest stores to you. Chose one of the store options. We went for one in the town center so we could combine it with a trip to the cinema. The slots are every 15 minutes, you just let them know your name when you arrive. So simple! I even received a text message reminder. Continue Reading
I have a confession to make, I have become a little bit of a tablet and gadget geek. The more I use them on a day-to-day basis, the more I seem to find they make life a whole lot easier, and more entertaining. Up until now the main tablet I have used had been my iPad air. I do own a Kindle Paperwhite, and when I travel it goes everywhere with me. I liked the idea of combining my Kindle with a tablet, especially for when I’m travelling. I realise there would have been other ways of me doing this, but I had heard so much about the new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 I wanted to test it out. See if it really was as good as they say it is. Continue Reading
I was asked if I would like to review a system called Ed Place over the summer. Ed Place is an interactive learning site for children to be given some on-line assignments, to compliment and supplement what they are already learning in school. Now I’m going to talk a little bit about the site later, but first I wanted to say why I chose to review Ed Place. Continue Reading