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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas; you can tell by my bank balance!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas; you can tell by my bank balance!

We try not to spend a lot of money over the Christmas period – I have quite a strict budget that I try to stick to as much as possible.  I’d love to be able to buy fancy gifts for people, but being self employed […]

Stay at home in the warm and go online!

Stay at home in the warm and go online!

At this time of year the weather can be pretty unpredictable.  No-one likes being out in the cold, so if I can find ways to entertain myself at home, I absolutely will do it.  I can while away the hours online, flitting from one website […]

Christmas Competition | Winner takes ALL!

Christmas Competition | Winner takes ALL!

Christmas is just 1 month away, so what better time to launch my winner takes all Christmas competition! I’ve put together a prize package worth over £250; it includes books, make-up, toys, decorations, chocolate and much more to help make your Christmas that little bit […]

Elf & Seek Festive Countdown | Competition

Elf & Seek Festive Countdown | Competition

Are you looking for an alternative to a traditional chocolate advent calendar this year?  How about one that means a yummy gingerbread biscuit every day in the countdown to Christmas?  Then look no further!

Saying goodbye to Generation Graco

Saying goodbye to Generation Graco

And as quickly as it started, Generation Graco has come to an end.  Wow – what a great time we’ve had!  We’ve had the chance to review some great car seats and buggies, including the Evo, SnugRide i-Size, Featherweight and Milestone All in One. We had […]

Car Seat Safety | Graco Milestone ALL-IN-ONE Car Seat review

Car Seat Safety | Graco Milestone ALL-IN-ONE Car Seat review

Car seats can be confusing.  It feels like the rules keep changing – how long should they be rear-facing for?  When should they move to the next size??? (see here for the most up-to-date rules!).  Even now i’ve just read that a child must be […]

Incredibly Fun Christmas Decorations You Can Make With Recycled Materials This Year

Incredibly Fun Christmas Decorations You Can Make With Recycled Materials This Year

Picture source   Yay! It’s almost Christmas, it’s the time to decorate your house with pretty tinsel and sparkly trees adorned with your favourite baubles. Go green this year and don’t spend a fortune on new decorations. Instead, recycle old materials to create wonderful, festive […]

Christmas Dinner Mistakes That You Won’t Be Making This Year

Christmas Dinner Mistakes That You Won’t Be Making This Year

The great British Christmas dinner is a tradition that has endured as part of our shared cultural heritage for centuries. Since the end of the 19th century, the traditional Christmas dinner has revolved around turkey, roasted potatoes, stuffing and a whole range of different veggies, […]

6 Healthy And Easy Dessert Ideas You Can Serve The Kids

6 Healthy And Easy Dessert Ideas You Can Serve The Kids

Racking your brain every night for a dessert which is scrumptious, but not too unhealthy for the little ones? Believe it or not, there’s sweet treats from all over the world which taste amazing and are nutritious at the same time. It’s not all chocolate […]

Things to do in London this half term

Things to do in London this half term

Are you looking for something to do with the kids this half term?  Some of my top picks are below! BACKYARD CINEMA Why not head down to Mercato Metropolitano  and enjoy the latest theme at Backyard Cinema?   Backyard Cinema have discovered a hidden ice kingdom buried […]