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Yumbox Tapas: The bigger lunchbox

Yumbox Tapas: The bigger lunchbox

I’ve been eyeing our 6-year old’s lunchbox with envy for the last 9 months. It’s a compartmentalized tritan-plastic insert tray that slots into a flat, rectangular box with integrated lid that seals properly. The lid doesn&#8217…

Ulla: Drink more water

Ulla: Drink more water

I didn’t like the idea of Ulla to start with. I’m easily distracted and in a world filled with distractions, reminders, beeping and buzzing, adding another distractor to my life didn’t feel like it would be something helpful.Surely…

Campingaz Powerbox Plus 28l Cooler

Campingaz Powerbox Plus 28l Cooler

It’s hard to get excited about a cooler. It’s a plastic bland box pulled out in the summer months for days out, camping trips and short breaks. It’s much easier to get excited about cold beer, crisp salads, milk…

Coleman FyreStorm Backpacking Stove

Coleman FyreStorm Backpacking Stove

The Coleman Fyre Series is designed to be as small and light as possible and the FyreStorm PCS Backpacking Stove is their new all in one solution for serving up hot meals and drinks whilst hiking. The whole unit fits inside the 20cm pot and…

Hidrate Spark 2.0 Smart water bottle

Hidrate Spark 2.0 Smart water bottle

I’m forgetful. I forget appointments and hence have a calendar. I forget medication and hence have alarms to tell me when to take them. Water is arguably as important as meds – wouldn’t it make sense to have this on a…

Hydro Flask Hydration Water Bottle

Hydro Flask Hydration Water Bottle

A good water bottle is a key component to staying hydrated. Nobody really wants leaching plastic, leaky lids or even worse, disposable plastic single-use bottles. Hydro Flask make a range of premium water bottles that have a vacuum flask built in that promises to…

Yumbox Classic Bento Lunchbox Review

Yumbox Classic Bento Lunchbox Review

Bento lunches originate from Japan and it’s a way of preparing and showing off food that wins out over packed sandwiches every time. It’s all about packing a larger variety of foods in smaller portions. The Yumbox Classic Bento Lunchbox is…

Teapigs tea

Teapigs tea

A nice cup of tea is one of those essential simple pleasures in life. Teapigs makes whole leaf tea, meticulously sourced and carefully packaged to preserve the flavour. It’s a brand of the tea made for those who appreciate tea, but enjoy the…

Huel Human Fuel Meal Replacement Formula

Huel Human Fuel Meal Replacement Formula

As I sit writing this post I’ve got a container of Huel next to me. It’s been a busy day so far and by now, about 2 pm, I am starving. I don’t have time to go and make…

Campingaz Powerbox Plus 24L cool box Review

Campingaz Powerbox Plus 24L cool box Review

Anyone who’s ever travelled long distance by car or has spent time camping has had that moment. The quick sniff of the milk opened yesterday or the lackluster lettuce that just isn’t palatable any more. Hopefully most readers have been sensible…

Joylent Twenny Bars

Joylent Twenny Bars

Joylent’s Twenny Bars are excellent. Each bar contains 20% of the recommended daily intake and the use by date on ours were 12+ months into the future. The excellent part is that it actually tastes good, both banana and chocolate flavours taste like…

Coleman Campingaz Partygrill 400 Review

Coleman Campingaz Partygrill 400 Review

Cooking while camping sounds like a great and simple thing. The image is of being gathered around a campfire toasting marshmallows and frying sausages. The reality is often rather different. That campfire that looks so attractive is great for keeping you warm but is not…

Nairns Wholegrain Gluten Free Oatcakes

Nairns Wholegrain Gluten Free Oatcakes

Nairn’s manfucatre a range of wholegrain oatcakes – with a large selection of certified gluten free flavours. They make oatcakes, oat crackers and oat biscuits from wholegrain oats that are low on added anything. They’re high fibre, have low or no…

Russell Hobbs Compact Food Steamer Review

Russell Hobbs Compact Food Steamer Review

Steaming vegetables are a healthy and convenient way to cook a wide range of vegetables. At the end of a long day, I want the healthy options to be the most convenient choices and an electric steamer waiting on the countertop is my first go…

Percol Organic Coffee Beans

Percol Organic Coffee Beans

A great cup of coffee is one of the simple pleasures in life. I prefer a medium roast and Percol’s Lively Latino beans make a great cup. Organic, fair trade, 100% Arabica beans have been roasted to perfection then delivered in 200g bags…

Ambronite: the drinkable supermeal

Ambronite: the drinkable supermeal

I have been interested in meal replacements for a long time. My interest was originally fired by the sci-fi ideal of being able to take a pill for lunch, but a couple of years ago realistic options started to come on the market. Soylent…

Tower Vitablend Blender Review

Tower Vitablend Blender Review

We love smoothies, who doesn’t? They may not be as healthy as just eating a piece of fruit or chomping on a carrot, but a homemade smoothie is far healthier than many alternatives and even though some fibre are broken down, high fibre…

Aladdin 0.35 Litre Aveo Water Bottle review

Aladdin 0.35 Litre Aveo Water Bottle review

We have many reusable water bottles. I have carried one on and off for 20 years and in that time have built up a big selection – this one is bigger, this one has a filter, this one is tougher and so on. Some bottles…

Riverford’s “The Happy Pear” recipe box

Riverford’s “The Happy Pear” recipe box

Riverford and Irish chef duo, David and Stephen Flynn – The Happy Pear – have put together a limited edition vegetarian recipe box available until 19 February 2015. The box contains all the ingredients needed to make three meals for two, all you need is…

Pukka Organic Teas

Pukka Organic Teas

Pukka is a Bristol-based company that specialize in making unique blends of the highest quality organic herbal teas and supplements. It is one of those companies not just working towards more sustainable practices, Pukka is whole heartedly dedicated to help promote health, wealth, ecology…