The Boodle Blog

Investing money in your passion: antiques
Investing money in your passion: antiques
April 25, 2016

When I was younger we played a trick on my aunt. She had a collection of porcelain statuettes, dogs doing different activities like fishing, carrying buckets of water and pushing bicycles. Anyway, we thought it would be funny if we took one away to see if she noticed it was gone and, if she didn’t, re-gift it to her for her birthday.…

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The best entertainment and educational apps for your children
The best entertainment and educational apps for your children
April 15, 2016

Has there ever been a better time to be a child? When I was young people still used to say “children should be seen and not heard” and old school nursery rhymes and fairy tales are terrifying.…

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Earn some extra money from home or a side business
Earn some extra money from home or a side business
April 11, 2016

We live in an expensive world and the sad fact is that not many of us can be heiresses born into families that own famous hotel chains. Well, it’s not such a bad thing that there is isn’t more than one Paris Hilton.…

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Tech roundup: the Samsung Galaxy S7
Tech roundup: the Samsung Galaxy S7
April 08, 2016

There’s something about getting new gadgets that makes you feel like a child on Christmas morning. The packaging is so appealing with its clean edges, and smooth surfaces that look like they have never been touched by human hands before.…

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Creating learning spaces for your child
Creating learning spaces for your child
April 04, 2016

Not too long ago I saw a kid with a t-shirt with a picture of a television on it and on the little screen it said: "TV... so much better than homework." I did have a little chuckle, I'm not going to lie. But it also made me think about homework, more than ever this is an important part of a child's education and we should really try to make this, sometimes daunting, endeavour as enjoyable as we can for our offspring.…

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Upcoming events that you won’t want to miss out on
Upcoming events that you won’t want to miss out on
April 01, 2016

This year one of my resolutions is to do more fun things. What’s the point of working all the time when you don’t take any time off to enjoy yourself? Often when you have stuff planned, other things crop up and take the wind out of your sails.…

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Peace of mind: revamp your home security
Peace of mind: revamp your home security
March 28, 2016

You've tried the carrot and you've tried the stick to motivate your security company but they still don't respond they way you would like them to?…

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Experience the Equinox at Chichen Itza
Experience the Equinox at Chichen Itza
March 25, 2016

What do you think about when you’re in the dentist’s chair? You know when you try and distract yourself from something by thinking about something nice?…

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Fun things to do with your family this Easter weekend 2016
Fun things to do with your family this Easter weekend 2016
March 22, 2016

With Easter weekend 2016 nearly upon us, we should all start googling what we want to do over this much-loved family weekend. If you simply Google ‘things to do this Easter weekend 2016’ you might get overwhelmed by the sheer volume of it all.…

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Use our travel checklist for an awesome road trip
Use our travel checklist for an awesome road trip
March 18, 2016

Ah road trips, don’t they make you feel like you’re in a movie? Like the coming-of-age Crossroads, the classic Easy Rider, or outrunning your past a la Thelma and Louise. Don’t you just feel like the world of possibilities is as open as the road in front of you?…

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