Is It Time To Get Christmassy Yet?

You’ve probably noticed the gradual appearance of the Christmas TV ads and, I have to confess, here in the Hobbis Household we have already consumed…

Red Hot For New Year’s Eve

Red is the colour to wear this festive season and it makes a refreshing change from being one in a sea of little black dresses.…

Woznow.co.uk – Shop The Sales From The Comfort Of Your …

You may remember a while back I wrote about a great new online shopping mall, Octer.  It’s an online portal which allows you to browse…

A Better Way To Find Black Friday Weekend Bargains

Brace yourselves because Friday 25th November marks the start of Black Friday Weekend. Ah, Black Friday.  Three words that conjure up visions of amazing deals,…

Summer Bank Holiday Fun On A Budget With Ideal World

There’s something equally poignant and special about the last bank holiday before autumn sets in.   It’s our last chance to pull out all the…

Review: Lose Yourself At Octer.co.uk – An Online Shopping Mall …

I was recently introduced to online retail site Octer.co.uk, a new website which not only allows you to search for your favourite items but let’s…

Nail Polish Hacks From Diet Coke + Essie

Until 24 May Diet Coke and essie have teamed up to give Boots shoppers the chance to pick up a 500ml bottle of Diet Coke…

Giveaway: £45 Off Your First FoodZube Online Shop At Tesco

There are loads of food sites which offer meal plans.  There are also lots of supermarkets who deliver. What if there were a site that…

Christmas Shopping? 8 Ways To Keep Your Cool.

There are times when those of us prone to getting a little ‘tired and emotional’ need to treat ourselves with a little more care than…

Other people’s kids driving you bananas in the supermarket?

The ear splitting screams made everyone at the check-out turn round. Three kids, two boys (roughly 13 and 7) and a girl (maybe 6) were…

Over 50? Should you really be shopping in here?

There are some shops I find it difficult to go into.  Not least because the level of background music makes my ears rattle, nor because…