What is Mum’s the Boss all about?

So here we are halfway through 2018, and this seems like a good time to take stock of Mum's the Boss. Once in a while in the life of many blogs, it is often a good idea to sit back and focus a bit on what the blog is all about. And so it's time for me to take a good...

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Parenting tips for the Christmas season

I don't know about you but I go into a complete and total tailspin at this time of year. There is so much shopping to do, preparations to be made, baking and cooking to organise, not to mention cleaning the house for company. The children need costumes, gifts and who...

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What’s your Black Friday shopping strategy?

Have you planned your Black Friday shopping spree yet? Here are some tips to get the most bang for your buck...  plus scroll down to the bottom of the page for an amazing deal on a very useful household gadget which you may not have heard about yet. Black Friday -...

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How to use up leftover turkey

And so we come to that time of year, which people like to generally call 'the holidays'. Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or Christmas or both, there is a fair chance that you will eat a turkey dinner or two sometime over the next six weeks. And if you are...

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Save your Way to Better Credit

Getting by in austerity-era Britain (and it is austerity-era Britain, no matter what our PM says) is a tough scrape for just about anyone. The cost of living, and especially housing, continues to climb yet for many of us our wages remain stuck where they were 10 years...

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Review of the iPhone 8 and Three UK

Today's review started with a problem. After six years of perfectly good service, my mobile phone stopped working in my house. I could neither receive nor make calls or texts in the house. The minute I stepped out of the house and walked 10-20 steps it started working...

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Review and giveaway: Mynt Shiatsu Massager

Today I have received a Mynt Cordless Pillow Massager to review, and there is a link at the bottom to a giveaway where you can win 1 of 200 massagers. TheMynt brand and this product is quite new to the UK market, and so if you want to find out more about it you can...

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Review and Giveaway: Ticket to Ride game

We've reviewed the game Ticket to Ride on this blog before and it is rapidly becoming one of our family favourites. But Asmodee games contacted me again and asked me if I could review it, and I agreed if I could give the second copy of the game away to one of my lucky...

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Notes from a Cautious Investor

Let me get this out there right at the begiingin of this article. i am in no way a professional investor. I do not follow the market trends, keep my finger on the pulse of global politics and economics or anythng like that at all. Everything in this article is based...

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