Cleaning Up the Nest: Prepping Your Home for the Winter Months

Summer is coming to an end and it won’t be all too long before you and your family go into hibernation mode for the winter. So now is a better time than ever to start prepping your home for the…

Igloo Mania Board Game Review From Brainstorm

With Christmas looming on the not too distant horizon, it’s always good to be prepared early. Board games are usually on my children’s Christmas list, so we were delighted to receive the Igloo Mania board game from Brainstorm to review.…

Epic Diet Fail This Week!

From my previous posts you may be aware that I have been attempting to eat more healthily and frugally. It was an epic diet fail this week on both fronts! Last Saturday – I went to visit my uncle who…

Brief Round Up Of First Two Weeks Of Holidays

Lots of things to talk about, but no idea where to start! We’ve visited lots of places over the first couple of weeks of the holiday, so will try and put it in some sort of chronological order. So, here’s…

Why You Deserve a Pay Rise and How to Get One

People often worry about asking for a pay rise. Or they’re not sure whether they deserve one. But everything you do, from looking after your family to whether you can go on vacation this summer, depends on how much money…

Finding Nemo (Or: Your Child’s First Pet)

There’ll come a time, early on in your child’s life, when they begin looking around at all the other animals they encounter and think: why can’t I have one of them in my life? If you’re a busy parent, you…

Tackling Kid’s Birthday Parties

Children’s birthdays today are a lot more extravagant than they need to be. The days of just hiring a bouncy castle are gone. Although still incredibly popular you may feel fierce competition from other parents. Everyone has a different strategy…

Green Fingers: Making Your Garden an Eco-Friendly Space

Image Source When it comes to decoration and design, most people tend to focus on their home’s interiors. This often results in your exterior garden space becoming neglected, overgrown and an unusable eyesore. Avoid this. It’s time to give your…

3 Reasons the Moses Basket is Making a Come Back

Image source With so many other options available out there it is easy to get confused about what is the best sleeping and transportation units for our babies. With so many modern and funky designs out there for baby transporters…

Get Your Sea Legs! Four Of The World’s Best Sailing Destinations

One of the very best things about taking any kind of vacation is the fact that it gives you the chance to get away from your everyday life and explore a world that you’d otherwise never get to experience. And…

Craft Time Mosaics From Brainstorm – Review

We returned from our lovely, hot summer break in Mojacar to less than perfect weather. It is British summertime after all! It didn’t take long for the sounds of “mummy, I’m bored” to become the most over used phrase in…