National Citizen Service – A Summer Of Adventure For Teens

Do you have teenagers aged 16 to 17 years? It may be worth looking into the National Citizenship Service so your teen can embark on a summer of adventure! My teenage boys are rapidly heading towards adulthood, by which time…

Our Easter Trip To Blackpool And The Big Blue Hotel

Let’s face it, the weather this Easter was particularly worse than usual! We decided therefore to book a night away in Blackpool. Probably a bit brave considering the foreseeable forecast showed nothing but consistent rain. We booked one night at…

Top 3 Family Holiday Destinations This Year

As someone with children, I like to try and take them on holiday whenever possible. Understandably, the main problem with family holidays is the cost. It’s expensive enough to go away as a couple, let alone when you add a…

Managing your finances like a professional adult: how to save for unexpected …

We often find ourselves spending inadequately, with no real financial education to guide us in the right direction. We all make New Year’s resolutions, but they can often be disastrous, with 80% of people failing by February and regretting it…

Five Super Simple Money Saving Tips For Your Family

Everyone knows that children are expensive, but no one knows quite how expensive they can be until they have a houseful themselves. No parent wants to be living pay check to pay check, so it makes sense to find savings…

Our Local New Craze Of Rock Painting – Is It In Your Area?

I’m not sure whether this craze is national or just in my home town in North Yorkshire. The idea is to paint rocks or any other natural substance in anyway you like and then hide them in your town.  It’s…

The Easy Way To Buy A Second Hand Car

Owning a car is one of life’s essentials, as having your own transport is something that’s considered necessary for the modern world. However, it comes with a very hefty price tag, and thus it’s hard to buy your first or…

4 Must See Spanish Festivals And Hogsozzle in the UK!

It’s getting to that time of year when my family and I spend ours trawling the internet looking for the perfect summer break. This is no mean feet with four children of different ages to accommodate. To be honest the…

Easter Biscuits – Perfect Easy Baking Recipe

This weekend it was a little chilly to say the least. This may have had something to do with the so called “Mini Beast From the East” drifting over the UK from Siberia. Chilly days throw up the question of…

Earning Extra Pennies To Boost The Household Income

You may have your budgeting on point. You may know exactly what is coming in and out each month, but what about having some extra money aside for those things you need to save for? Not all households are lucky…

The Great Oreo Cookie Quest Challenge!

Who doesn’t love Oreo’s? They are a definite favourite in our family, especially as they are nut free! Oreo is celebrating The Great Oreo Cookie Quest and promotional packs explaining the challenge are available now. There are some amazing prizes…