Monday, June 12, 2017

A Quick Guide to the Perfect Children’s Birthday Presents



It can sometimes be a chore to think up creative and fun birthday presents for children, especially ones which are affordable too.

We’re going to quickly whistle through some of our top recommendations for some exciting gift ideas which are sure to make you parent of the year!

children toys

Colouring Set - £10.00 from The Works

Colouring is a great way to nurture creativity in your little ones so why not get them started early with a stationary/colouring set so that they can scribble to their heart’s content?

And remember, true creatives never stay between the lines! You may be surprised at what kinds of weird, wonderful and maybe even artistic, creations they come up with!

Toy Cars Set - £9.99 from Argos

Any aspiring Lewis Hamilton needs a good set of toy cars to race around the living room floor.

Be warned though, once you get them started, they’ll likely want to just keep on adding to their budding collection!

Kid’s Binoculars - £2.00 from Matalan

If they like to be out and about exploring the creepy crawlies in the garden, your little one might love a pair of their own binoculars.

Perfect for seeking out wildlife, they’re a must-have for any budding young explorer.

Craft Kit - £5.00 from HobbyCraft

Craft kits are a great way to nurture your child’s creativity, giving them all the tools and equipment they need to go and make whatever they want.

Sequins, glitter, feathers, craft kits contain everything they’ll need to let their imaginations run wild, and really develop their creative skills.

Doll’s Pram – TBA from Play Like Mum

Having their own doll to look after and play with is a great way for children to learn independence and responsibility, so why not treat them to a top of the range pram too, just like the one mum and dad use?

Photo Booth Props - £3.99 from Party Delights

Now that they’ve got hold of phones and tablets, kids love messing around and taking selfies, but instead of using their favourite filters, why not give them some fun, physical props to use too, for some silly photos which you’ll be able to share with all your friends?

Foam Swords - £8.49 from Amazon

Sometimes, kids just need to get all of that pent up energy out in a big old play-fight, so at least you can make sure that nobody’s going to get hurt with a set of soft foam swords and shields.

Rubik’s Cube - £9.99 from Argos

Puzzles are always a great way to get the old grey matter working for children, and there’s a reason that the Rubik’s Cube is such a classic!

It’s such a simple and addictive game with its unique twisting and turning action that’s easy to get to grips with, but difficult to put down.

Bath Toys - £6.99 from Argos

Whether they love or hate bath time, why not make it more fun with some bath toys? For some reason, there’s just something kids love about splashing around the bathtub!

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Tips For Starting Your Very Own Organic Garden

Organic food is becoming increasingly popular in grocery stores all throughout the nation as more people are coming to recognize the impressive health benefits of consuming these goods. Years ago, many consumers opted to buy organic foods as a means of making a statement to a adopt a very specific lifestyle, rather than for the nutritional benefits and the greatly improved taste of these goods.

Produce is one area in which the advantages of owning an organic garden are all too apparent. The methods of cultivating organic fruits and vegetables often lead to things like, fresher, redder and far larger tomatoes, particularly when these items are compared to tomatoes that have been grown in the conventional manner. The key to success in organic gardening is striking the perfect balance between protecting the planet and ensuring the health of the plants you're growing.

organic food

When you start your organic garden, always ensure that your tomato plants remain as healthy as they possible can given that healthy plants have a far greater ability to repel both pests and diseases naturally. More often than not, fruits and veggies that are local to the area will have a greater immunity to local pests and diseases, and purchasing plants and seeds from local suppliers is but one of many ways to make sure that your plants stay healthy.

There are two types of tomatoes that you can plant - indeterminates and determinates. So-called determinate tomato plants will not grow beyond a specific height, while indeterminate tomato plants have the ability to grow unchecked, indefinitely. If you choose to plant indeterminate tomatoes in your garden, you'll have to give these plants ample space and support and this means that you should avoid this type of tomato if you only have a very limited amount of space for your garden.

Among the best soil types for tomatoes are those that are rich with both fungi and bacteria. More often than not, the nutrients that tomatoes require to grow and thrive cannot be found in everyday, backyard soil.
good soil

A lot of the gardeners who use low-quality soil when growing tomatoes make the mistakes of attempting to compensate through the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, which is totally contrary to organic gardening. Be sure to give your tomatoes an optimal amount of nutrients by incorporating compost into your growing soil.

Tomato hornworms are large-sized garden pests that can be found in many gardens throughout the northern portion of the United States and when it comes to tomato plants, these are among the most detrimental pests out there. If you're in the process of growing eggplants, peppers or potatoes, however, these pests can cause considerable problems with these as well.

hornworm

This is an issue that you want to deal with as soon as you identify hornworms on your tomatoes. Merely removing them from the leaves of the tomato plants is actually the most effective and easiest way to contend with these pests.

Tomato hornworms don't like many other pests including ladybugs and lacewing, and thus, releasing a few of these insects in your garden is another way to deal with this issue. Hornworm eggs will cause the greatest amount of damage to your tomato crops and given that these bugs will attack the eggs, they make it possible to remove the threat naturally.

Organic gardening is both fun and healthy, even if it does require a little extra effort on your part to keep your produce healthy. If you've never tried organic gardening before, reading a basic pamphlet is a great way to get started as these guides will offer a number of helpful tips for success.

Monday, January 16, 2017

With HelpyHero Your Family is Secure


The following is a guest post from HelpyHero:

It’s a security button, that allows you to send an alert to your family

When you press the button, HelpyHero immediately connects through bluetooth to your Smartphone and then it alerts your family, friends or security services, according to the App configuration, also you can record video and audio storing them in the cloud. This device opens a discreet communication line between the user and the person who receives the alert.

Helpyhero is a very versatile, it comes in 5 different holders, these allows to carry it in different ways, adapting to every style.
 
  • ·        Clip: you can use it in the purse, clothes, backpack, belt, etc.
  • ·        Bracelet: It’s stylish and you can reach it easily.
  • ·        Keychain: You will never forget and it’s very discreet.
  • ·        Necklace: ideal for elderly always reachable.
  • ·        Sticky platform: You can put it under the counter, ideal for shops.

And you can use in case of:
  •   - Children and teenagers far from home.
  •   - Elderly, In case of medical emergencies.
  •   - Bullying, Record video/audio for bullying cases.
  •   - Shops and businesses, in case of robbery as a silent alarm.
  •   - People, who suffer harassment at work or sexual abuse.

The advantages are:
  • -        Customization, fits your style
  • -        Simple, very easy to use
  • -        Reliable, It will never let you down
  • -        Resistant, water resistant, aluminum one-body
  • -        Complete, alert, location, video and audio
  • -        Discreet, does no attract attention
  • -        Stylish, exclusive minimalist design
  • -        No fee, without monthly payments
  • -        Warranty, 3 year warranty

 HelpyHero is 100% customizable.

  • You can choose the kind of alert you want to send (alert through the app, phone call or text message)
  • It can be configured to open a total or partial communication line with audio and video. The user can transmit what is happening and receives instructions as well. Set just for record audio and video.
  • Set to send an alert to security services like 911 or medical assistance.

HelpyHero is also a piece of technology:
  • Bluetooth module to connect with the Smartphone.     
  • An 8-mega pixels camera for streaming video to the cloud.
  • Microphone and speaker to allow communication and audio registering.
We believe that HelpyHero is the first step of our company in creating intelligent devices that help people overcome difficult times, even helping them to save their lives.

We have designed HelpyHero for the purpose of creating an emergency button that can be used in multiple situations. We also thought it had to be small, discrete, maintaining a stylized design. We should be able to carry it in different ways adapting to the style and necessity of each user.

Your help is important to us, if you are not persuaded to buy our product you can still share our campaign, this way you are not only helping us but also helping other people who might need the HelpyHero to get away from many dangerous situations that could be lethal. The world is a beautiful place, help us make it safer.