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Staycation Ideas with JORD Watches


We have been thinking about staycation ideas with JORD watches. Usually, we would spend a while planning to see somewhere that is far away from where we live. This year though, we have spent some time closer to home. We needed to keep an eye on the time so my Dad took his unique watch from JORD along with us.

JORD wood watch

Do all Holidays Need to be Far Away?

My children find long journeys difficult. They are so excited and eager to get to our destination, that the trip seems to last forever for them. We have also had issues with travel sickness in the past. Far away holidays are great but we have decided that this year, we don’t need to go far at all. Continue reading Staycation Ideas with JORD Watches

BBQ Rump Steaks with Citrus Dip #RaiseTheSteaks


This year, we are trying to make our British barbecue more exciting by using a wider range of recipes than the usual food that we seem to make each year. We have been experimenting with Simply Beef and Lamb’s Citrus Marinated Steaks recipe to add more flavours to our barbecue. Our BBQ Rump Steaks with Citrus Dip can be used with steaks in a variety of ways. We have also been trying out different potato side dishes.

Red Tractor Quality Beef

The Red Tractor logo shows that the steak can be traced from farm to fork. It is a symbol of quality.
The Red Tractor logo shows that the steak can be traced from farm to fork. It is a symbol of quality.


We always make sure that we buy farm assured quality beef by buying meat that has the Red Tractor logo on the packet. The Red Tractor logo means Continue reading BBQ Rump Steaks with Citrus Dip #RaiseTheSteaks

How to Find a Good Mechanic


If you love your car like most people love their cars, then you’ve probably spent some time shopping around for the right mechanic for you and your car. Just like finding the right doctor or job, it can take time to find the mechanic that understands what you want to get out of your car and its performance. It’s important to note that while a good deal of people simply take their cars to the dealership where they were purchased, a great deal many more people go out looking for the right person for the job. Whichever route you choose to go down for the care and maintenance of your car, ensuring you are working with a good mechanic should be a priority in the life and longevity of your vehicle. Here’s how you can go about finding a good mechanic for your maintenance and repair. Continue reading How to Find a Good Mechanic

Nottingham: A Family Day Out

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Planning a family trip on a budget can be a tedious task and one that no one looks forward to. When seeking for the best value day out, you have to look away from the usual go-to cities such as London – this is why Nottingham is perfect.

Although Nottingham does boast a comfortable amount of tourism on an annual basis (worth £1.5 billion), Robin Hood country is not the first destination that comes to mind when looking for a family day out. As one of the largest cities in the country, Nottingham has a lot to offer thrill-seeking families.


There are family-friendly activities aplenty, such as crazy golf at The Lost City Adventure Golf, archery at The Adrenalin Jungle and Continue reading Nottingham: A Family Day Out