Category: hobbies

  • Gel-A-Peel Fuzzy Kit Review

    Gel A Peel Fuzzy Kit Review

    We’d seen these on display the last time we were in Toys R Us. Both Abigail and Imogen thought they looked fun and crafty. Then fast forward to the beginning of May when we were at a Blogging conference, where we met the PR company for Gel-A-Peel. We asked if it would be possible to review […]

  • The Hoopster Hamsters

    Setting up a Hamster Cage & Keeping Dwarf Hamsters

    When Christmas came we knew we wanted to surprise our girls with a special present. Abigail was Desperate for a pet (preferably a dog), Imogen Liked the idea of a pet, but wasn’t as set on it as Abigail. We also knew that whatever pet we were to adopt, it would end up being Catherine and […]

  • I Love Football

    The UEFA Woman’s Euro 2017 and our Girls

    The UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 are being held in the Netherlands this year. The England women’s team qualified, but are also joined this year by Scotland for the first time. In the World cup Finals in Canada 2015 the England women’s team came 3rd, so the pressure is on to bring it back home this […]

  • Creating a Youtube Studio

    Creating a Youtube Studio for the kids!

    I’ll be honest I didn’t really get Youtube until this spring. I’ve watched videos etc, but never really wanted to get that in front of the camera. Then something happened! I’m not sure what it was but I decided to set about filming some days out. They fitted in perfectly with out Blog and we […]

  • Letterbox Lab

    Letterbox Lab Review

    We’d been looking for a monthly subscription box for a while. When I stumbled upon Letterbox Lab. A monthly science box delivered in the post that includes everything you need. I’m not sure if I ever disclosed this, but 2 years ago I really really wanted to set up a science channel on Youtube with […]

  • Sunday Morning Park Run

    Junior Park Run Exhibition Park

    There was to be no indulgent lie in or lazy morning watching z list celebrities making random cocktails on ‘Sunday Brunch’ for the Hoopers this week. The ‘up with the lark’ youngest members of the gang were bouncing around as usual, but myself and Alan were slightly regretting the decision when we finally stirred from slumber IN […]

  • Mo Farah Sony DSC-H400 Test

    Sony DSC-H400 Review

    Let’s start off with full disclosures here. I’m not a photographer, but I like good photographic arrangements. I love vivid colours and I’d love to be able to do this one day. When we started blogging back in January 2016 all we had was our iPhone 5’s camera. Which worked out fine for snapping in well-lit […]

  • Night Geocaching

    Geocaching in the Dark!

    Ok I admit it I am a Geocaching addict. I started this exploration adventure around the beginning of May and I just can’t stop. It’s got so bad that Imogen has started to talk Geocaching to anyone that will listen. Our current weekend routine involves getting up at 7am and driving out to get a […]

  • Pikku Gosforth

    Pikku Gosforth

    On Thursday last week, I sacked off the housework (like I need an excuse?) and had a lovely morning unleashing my inner Vidal Sassoon at a hair plaiting and curling lesson at Pikku Gosforth. Pikku Gosforth Pikku spans two floors.  The downstairs contains the children’s clothing boutique, which stocks cool Scandinavian and continental brands and upstairs you […]

  • Geocaching

    Geocaching in the North East

    One of the reasons we started this blog was to focus more on exploring our local environment and see regional attractions. Sometimes this involves spending money on admission fees, but occasionally we come across a very low-cost option. This is where Geocaching came back in. Geocaching Geocaching is a mini exploration challenge that some one […]

  • Disney Podcasting

    Hanging up my ears from Disney Podcasts

    After 5 years of recording Disney Podcasts, I have eventually decided to hang up my ears! MouseMeets 2010 Disney Brit held the first UK unofficial Disney Convention and it was something of a gamble. Trying to organise a group of people who hadn’t been to a Disney convention, met any of the people going, or […]