Budgeting for A Family Summer Filled With Fun!

Budgeting for a family summer probably already has a lot of us in a cold and clammy sweat. After all, being a parent when you’re on a budget is already a huge challenge, but when the kids are off school…

My Attempts At Parenting On A Budget!

How expensive is bringing up a family? Is it even possible to parent on a budget? As the mum of four children I have to at least try and stick to some kind of a budget, although sometimes it’s difficult…

About Me

Hi, I am a mum of twin identical girls aged 6 years and two boys aged 13 and 17 years. I live in a small market town called Knaresborough in North Yorkshire.I am really enjoying the challenges of being a mum to twins, however it hasn't been easy and I am still learning how to juggle my four children (not literally) in order to meet their needs as well maintain my own sanity! I am a freelance writer and have written a few short stories and magazine articles, 2 of which are published.

Father’s Day Hamper From Prestige Hampers Review

With Father’s Day fast approaching I was really pleased to be offered the opportunity to review a Father’s Day hamper from Prestige Hampers. With men being notoriously difficult to buy for I was pretty certain that anything to do with…

Make Moving Home as Cost Efficient as Possible

Moving house can be an extremely stressful process. Not only does it require a lot of time and effort, as you have to advertise your current property, scour the market for new properties, and make some major life decisions along…

The Guernsey Novels – Book 1 – Dangerous Waters Excerpt – Competition!

I am really pleased to be taking part in the blog tour promoting The Guernsey Novels by Anne Allen.        Today, it’s my turn to publish an excerpt from book 0ne – Dangerous Waters.   Second excerpt from…

The Guernsey Novels Blog Tour – Win A Two Night Break To Guernsey!

Win a two-night break courtesy of The Guernsey Novels by Anne Allen Would you like to visit gorgeous Guernsey? Well, here is your chance to win a two-night trip to this beautiful island, courtesy of Anne Allen, author of the…

Getting Your Family Into Golf

If you want to start playing a sport of one kind or another with your family, golf can be one of the best to do so. As a sport, it can be played at whatever pace you like, meaning that…

Wicked Uncle Review – The Home Of Brilliant Children’s Presents

Wicked Uncle is an excellent website and  is so easy to use. When asked if I would like the opportunity to review the overall shopping experience by buying gifts, I jumped at the chance! Buying presents for Children can be…

Try Pure Pet Food today and get £15 off any starter packs!

Pure Pet Food was created by childhood friends Mat and Dan. Mat and Dan asked themselves the question; “why would you feed your pet something that you wouldn’t eat yourself?”     Most pet foods currently available on the market…

The Plight Of The Bees – Learn To Love The Dandelion!

Bees have been in the media consistently over the past couple of years, due to the fact that unfortunately bees are suffering from a catastrophic decline in numbers. Bees are the only source of pollination for many of the foods…

Common Backpacker Illnesses and Diseases

Backpackers are vulnerable to a variety of illnesses and diseases. This is because the majority of them engage in activities that expose them to health and safety problems. Additionally, backpackers are less likely to be discriminating about where they stay…