Archive for April, 2013


Posted by Wendy Whiten on April 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

Day 2 – Live Below the Line

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Day 2 of Live Below the Line has been successfully completed! Although I was ready for my breakfast, I think it was more because this challenge has been so much on my mind for weeks all I am thinking about is food, rather than because I was overly hungry.  I and the three boys all […]

Posted by Wendy Whiten on April 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

Day 1 – Live Below the Line

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Day 1 of Live Below the Line is complete, and no tummies are rumbling, although I did have a wobble about 4.30pm so decided it was time to make the evening meal! Today was meatballs and pasta day.  I based the meatballs recipe on my usual, but DRASTICALLY stripped, as you can surmise!   Instead of […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on April 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

EN54-23:2010 – Deadline moved to 31st December 2013

The coexistence period for EN 54-23 ended at the beginning of March 2013 meaning that “Visual Alarm Devices” (VAD) or “Beacons” sold for notifying a person to an Fire Alarm are required to be CE marked to EN54-23:2010. Due to the shortage of certified products in the marketplace, along with an amendment to the standard […]

Posted by Wendy Whiten on April 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

How much is £20 worth? Live Below the Line

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So the shops have been hit, the £20 note has been broken, and there’s a few quid still in the purse for the “renewals” later in the week. My eldest son (5 years old) has never been SO excited to see a pile of shopping as I laid it out to photograph, and then we […]

Posted by Wendy Whiten on April 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

Life (and shopping!) is all about choices – Live Below the Line

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In preparing the menus for our Live Below the Line challenge, I have learnt a lot about myself and my shopping psyche.  Having 3 small children I visit the supermarket probably 2 or 3 times a week to buy bread & milk, although I can often spend a minimum of £15-20 a visit. “What on […]