Appreciating Music with Oakcastle | AD

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Dave and I have always loved music and it’s something we’ve instilled in the children – a love of bands, songs, live music and having a constant soundtrack to your life.

Over the years we’ve built up a vast music collection and have so many CDs that have often felt quite redundant. But, to me, there is nothing better than putting a CD in a CD player, listening to your favourite album on repeat and being able to look at the track listing on the back of the case and see what secrets lie inside the insert in the cover.

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Introducing GoCube – A Fantastic STEM Toy! | AD

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Pretty much everyone has now started their Christmas shopping and so many families are looking for gifts that children will love and play with long after the festive season. This year, one of our top toy recommendations would be the GoCube – a STEM toy that Little Man absolutely loves.

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Making the Switch to Smart Lighting with Hive | AD

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Over the last few years smart home technology has really taken off and the number of things around your home that you can automate, voice activate and never need to touch again has just grown and grown. We’ve just made the switch to smart lights throughout our home, with the help of Hive, and wanted to share a little about the experience with you.

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Bringing Our Home Up To Date with TP-Link – Deco P9

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I work from home and, like many families, we now have a home that pretty much runs on the internet. We have tablets for the children to use, laptops for work and homework and so much smart technology like smart heating, Alexa and we even had a WiFi kettle at one point. But, with all this modern technology our house has found it hard to keep up.

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Introducing the D-Link EXO Smart Mesh Wi-Fi Router | AD

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As a family the internet plays a huge part in our lives. I can’t work without the internet, our whole home seems to be run on apps and smart technology and the children are used to having streaming entertainment at the touch of a button – as well as their tablets when they want them.

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Keeping the Whole Family Entertained with the NowTV Smart Stick

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To kick off the summer holidays, and help keep the children entertained, NowTV sent us their new Smart Stick – as well as so many other goodies! Now, We’ve tried NowTV in the past and actually have a Sky TV service at home so I wasn’t sure how the Smart Stick would work for us as a family – but having used it for the last couple of weeks it’s safe to say it exceeded my expectations massively.

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Protect Your Phone with Tech 21 | AD

Protect Your Phone with Tech 21 - and Win!

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Crash. That sinking feeling. That was a loud noise, it didn’t sound good. I glance tentatively down at my lifeline lying on the hard, marble floor. And the sinking feeling is replaced with relief. For a split-second I had forgotten that my phone was protected by the ultimate phone protection system. Thank goodness for Tech21.

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Keeping Children Entertained with the Amazon Fire 7 and the Amazon Appstore

Keeping Children Entertained with the Amazon Fire 7 and the Amazon Appstore

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LP and Little Man have loved their Amazon tablets since they first got an Amazon Fire HDX a couple of years ago. But, this year Amazon have launched a new Amazon Fire 7 tablet and to celebrate the launch they sent Little Man one to test out and to see if he loved it quite as much as his old tablet.

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Philips Health Watch Review

Review: Philips Health Watch

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There are so many smartwatches and activity trackers around that it can be hard to find the perfect one to suit your needs. Philips recently sent us their Health Watch, which, as the name suggests, has health at the heart of everything it does.

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