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The perfect board game for Christmas – by TopKidsToys

With Christmas fast approaching I guess reluctantly it’s time to start thinking of what we’ll be buying our children. TopKidsToys have kindly written a post about what board game they think should make its way into your stockings!!   The Perfect Board Game for Christmas   In an age dominated by the modern era of technology, simple yet addictive games …

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The Best Time to Visit Los Angeles

Los Angeles is an amazing part of California to visit and there are some incredible Luxury Retreats that you can stay in. However, when is the best time to visit Los Angeles? Well, this all depends on what you’re looking for. If you’re looking for a lot of sun then the summer months are ideal. If you’re looking to enjoy …

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How To Take Care Of Your Older Dog

We sometimes forget that dogs get older, too. They don’t have wrinkles or go bald so the signs of aging are not so obvious. Yet, they have creaky joints, get tired easily and their digestion is not what it once was. They have special needs so the way you take care of your senior doggo needs to change, too. It …

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Interior Trends For Winter 2018

Are you looking to give the home a makeover this winter? Each year, interior design trends change to match the upcoming seasons. Whether you’re looking to simply add a little colour, or whether you’re hoping to make more of a dramatic change, below you’ll discover some of the top interior trends for winter 2018. Rich, cosy earthy tones As the …

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How To Make The Most Out Of The School Run

The school run in the morning can be a tough time for everyone involved. It’s early, hectic and there is a high possibility something is going to be forgotten at home – whether it’s a piece of homework, a PE kit or a packed lunch. All of these stresses aside, these mornings can be valuable time you get to spend …

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BoobieMilk Baby & Toddler Show Bluewater Ticket Competition

I’ve been contacted by BoobieMilk to host a competition to win two pairs of tickets to the Baby & Toddler Show at Glow, Bluewater on the 11-13th October 2013.   BoobieMilk will be fitting and selling nursing bras and vests from Hotmilk, Emma-Jane and Carriwell including the new GelWire nursing bra at the Baby and Toddler Show.  Prices start at …

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Egg and Chips with a Twist

When you’ve had a long day and you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen, egg and chips is always a reliable dish to fall back on. It serves up that comfort-food kick and is plenty filling enough, without you needing to toil over a hot hob. I love having this quick, easy meal up my sleeve – especially …

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The Trick to Beautiful Kid Friendly Home

Everyone dreams of that magazine-worthy house where everything is where it’s supposed to be, and there are fine lines between furniture. If you have kids though, this remains a dream because they come and pull down all your cushions, paint your walls and break ceramics. According to top interior designers, you don’t have to choose either-or. You can have a …

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How To Deal With Empty Nest Syndrome

Though it isn’t a clinical diagnosis, many people suffer from what is called “empty nest syndrome” when the kids move on with their lives. Mixed emotions are the order of the day. You may be excited to have the house to yourselves and are planning on converting that bedroom into a sewing room, or you may be sitting in the …

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Planning Your Winter Getaway With Your Family

If you’ve been here a while then you will know that I am definitely not a winter person. I would take the warmth over the cold any day. Winter is rapidly approaching us and it is probably time we should start preparing ourselves for it whether that’s staying in the UK or adventuring further afield. Where In The World? Obviously …

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5 Budgeting Tips for Newly Married Couples

Marrying the love of your life is a wonderful thing and something that most people will strive for throughout their lives. However, once you’ve exchanged rings, you need to start your life together, and this can sometimes lead to a few challenges that may easily send even the happiest of relationships spiraling into despair. One of the biggest issues that …

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The Best Family Staycation Ideas

Summer getaways with your family can be some of the most cherished memories that you’ll ever make, so finding the perfect way to spend those holidays is so, so important. When you’re booking a holiday, you’ll be spoilt for choice in terms of location – you can venture further afield to Europe, Africa and beyond, or stay closer to home …

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Planning the Perfect Lake District Getaway

The weather is looking up so naturally, everyone’s thinking about sneaking few days away – but how do you choose where’s the best fit for you? The Lake District has options for everyone from adventure-seekers to those who are just looking for a quiet place to relax, with plenty to do, see and experience on the way. If you’re a …

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Tips for Stress-Free Family Holidays

Family holidays should be fun times where you and your loved ones can enjoy spending some quality time together. Yet sometimes getting the family ready for a trip and making sure everyone enjoys themselves while they are there can be hard work, and you might feel like you need a holiday to recover from your holiday! If you have a …

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A Couple of Ideas to Help You to Spruce up Your Home

If your home is looking a little tired, but, you do not have the time to redecorate, read on. Below, I share with you a few ways to quickly freshen things up. Implementing most of them won’t cost you a fortune. Sort out your tatty skirting boards Most people’s skirting boards are badly scuffed and dented. Getting down on your …

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