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Review: HP DeskJet 3720 printer and Instant Ink

HP launched a new ink cartridge subscription earlier this year to save you the bother of remembering your printer is out of ink and avoiding a trip to the shops.

HP Instant Ink has a little chat with your HP printer to check if you’re running low on ink and, before you even realise it yourself, there’s a nice man with a new cartridge ringing on your doorbell.

I received a shiny  new HP DeskJet 3720 printer together with a year long subscription to HP Instant Ink so that I could try them out and share our family’s experience with you. Here’s my verdict: Continue reading Review: HP DeskJet 3720 printer and Instant Ink

Cozyphones Review – Kids and Sleep Headphones

I’m going to put my hands up and say I am that mother who might snatch an extra 30 minutes in bed at the weekend by volunteering my iPhone to someone who may want to watch a little bit of Netflix from the comfort of under his duvet of a morning. Continue reading Cozyphones Review – Kids and Sleep Headphones

Family days out around Dublin

If you’re looking for some ideas for fun family days out in and around Dublin, we’ve had a few great ones over the last few weeks. There’s nothing like a day trip, ideally with a picnic in the middle, to make you feel like you’re on holidays – rain or shine. Here’s five for you to try. Continue reading Family days out around Dublin

Our DIY trip to Lapland

We’re just back from from our DIY trip to Lapland! It was absolutely the holiday of a lifetime and something that I never thought I would ever book. Until one day in September when I read this post by Corrina on CherrySue, Doin’ the Do and suddenly oops, we’d booked a holiday to Finland!

If ever we were going to do it, this year was the perfect time. The small boy is 5, his favourite film is The Polar Express, the Santa magic is strong, and Corrina’s plan made something that I had always perceived to be very expensive seem like a flippin bargain! And, in fairness, it really was. Continue reading Our DIY trip to Lapland