The O2 Family Plan offers a range of tariffs, services and perks to help family life run a little more smoothly (if that is even possible?).  Making family time count with advanced parental controls, exclusive Priority offers and one simple bill for all the connections plus discounts on each connection added (saving up to 50% on tariffs).… View Post

Google Home for Families

Google Home for Families

How many times during the day do you just wish that you had a little bit more help? Being a parent is an amazing job, but it’s a never-ending one that takes a lot of time. While the obvious answer is that your children and your family always come first, there are some days when it’s hard to find the balance to juggle everything that you have to do for work, home, and family. The good news? There is help out there in the form of something that you may already be using in your home each and every day. Google Home may be just the cry for help that you’re needing.… View Post

Judging a Book by its Cover: Searching for …

Judging a Book by its Cover: Searching for the Best Domain Name

For a moment, imagine that you are shopping at a local bookstore. You have a specific subject in mind and two books meet the criteria. However, one is a plain hardcover with no illustrations and a simple title. The other boasts highly detailed graphics, an appealing image and a similar length. Which book would you choose? This very same principle applies to selecting a domain name. In order to stand out from the masses, a significant amount of thought must go into the creation process. Let us break this concept down into easily digestible steps.… View Post

Smart Meter // How To Get A Smart Meter …

Smart Meter // How To Get A Smart Meter Installed

Just before Christmas, we received an email from our energy suppliers E.ON informing us about the Smart Meter rollout that is happening across the UK.  Between now and 2020 energy suppliers are offering households the opportunity to replace their current energy meters with Smart Meters.  The change over to a Smart Meter will allow energy suppliers the opportunity to take meter readings digitally and provide more accurate energy bills.  Partnered with an in-home display meter, householders are then able to track energy usage as well as the amount they are spending.… View Post

Smart Meter // Why we switched to a Smart …

Smart Meter // Why we switched to a Smart Meter

Having both myself and Mr. Boo been made redundant in the past we are now more than ever aware of how our financial situation can change.  Having been reckless in the past with our budgeting we would like to think that we are in more control of our bills.  One of the areas that we have been blind to is our energy usage.  Although we have done the usual things like switch over to energy saving light bulbs etc.  Our energy bills each quarter are still higher than we would like.… View Post

Smart Meters // What is a Smart Meter?

Smart Meters // What is a Smart Meter?

Unless you have been living under a rock, you will have caught one of the adverts for the Smart Meter roll out.  Whether you’ve heard the radio advert in the car or vaguely recall seeing something as you waited for your favourite program to come on TV.

The short version of these adverts is that between now and 2020 energy suppliers are offering households across the UK the opportunity to switch over to a Smart Meter.  Sounds great right? But what is a Smart Meter?… View Post

Celebrating the end of school with Snapfish

Celebrating the end of school with Snapfish

Just like that, the end of the school year is approaching. I have mixed feelings about this as this year is slightly different for us.  Roo is counting down her final weeks of primary school – it doesn’t feel like two minutes since she started at the schools preschool.  I can still remember how beautiful and grown up she looked in her school uniform.  Now she is completing her SATs, preparing for one last school residential and eagerly awaiting the transition week across to high school for a taster of things to come.… View Post

BenQ WiT eReading Lamp

BenQ WiT eReading Lamp

When using a computer screen, do we actually need to turn on a table lamp? Yes, for the reason that, if you do not turn on the light, the surroundings of the screen will be dark, while the screen itself is bright. This will create a sharp contrast between light and dark, which causes eyestrain or “contrast glare.”… View Post