Buying Pokemon Elite Trainer Boxes

Who knew that buying Pokemon ETBs (Elite Trainer Boxes), would be so stressful!  For any parent/carer of a child who is heavily into collecting Pokeman Cards, they will know trying to purchase the latest season's trainer box is a sport all in itself! 

Award Winning Portable Water Fountain

I fell in love with Hydria's all-in-one water fountain when I saw them being demonstrated at the recent Blogon event

This fantastic compact fountain is designed to be used indoors or out, is portable and uses innovative technology.

The Tricky Riddles Book For Smart Kids: Book Review

We love riddles in our house, it's something that I grew up on and have now passed down to my son.  It may also explain why we love escape rooms so much.
320 Riddles in The Tricky Riddle Book For Smart Kids

So when I came across DaddiLife promoting their new book "The Tricky Riddle Book for Smart Kids" I knew I had to be a part of it.

How to Track your Electricity Bill

I was told to read my energy meters like it was an obsession at the beginning of the year when it was becoming clear our energy prices would go through the roof!

Gas Meter Reading

I submitted my meter readings via the app on my phone and then called EDF to issue my energy bills monthly.  

My bill is currently sent out every six months and that just causes me a ridiculous amount of anxiety.  I can't go six months not knowing how much my energy bill may be!  So I called EDF, 40 minutes later and after 2 on-screen text chats - I still have my bill twice a year!

Are there sustainable toys?

Wiltopia is the first product range from PLAYMOBIL to be made from an average of over 80% sustainable material.
Seal and Polar Bear from the Wiltopia Playmobil Range

PCR plastic (i.e. plastic that has already been used by consumers and then fed back into the recycling loop), as well as bio-based plastics, are used.  Discarded recyclables are given a new life and provide the source of material for a colourful and extraordinary play theme. 

Blaze Giga Bot Energy Core Toy Review

Blaze!  Malicious, unstable and the "Leader of the Scourage" was no match for my 10-year-old son this week when he pulled the energy core apart and used that and the components inside to build this baddie!

Energy Core Packaging of Blaze