Choosing the ideal presents with – 50 days of Xmas

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells…… anyone else with school-aged children already hearing that on repeat in their houses? Please tell me I’m not alone here. I know the teachers have to get the kids to practice their songs and lines ready for Christmas but to have heard those songs for over a week already certainly doesRead more

Trying to reignite back to school fun with Hasbro

**Posted in collaboration with Hasbro, post contains affiliate links** That’s is half term is now over for everyone and I really struggled to get the kids excited to head back into the classroom again, it took them long enough to get over the summer holidays with lots of fun-filled days and a few PJ daysRead more

8 tips and tricks on becoming little black dress ready

Top Tip for getting summer ready

Party season is fast approaching, this is the one thing I miss working from home is the lack of social events such as a Christmas party to look forward to. That’s not to say that there aren’t many other events to look forward to this season. The downside to the weather turning from boiling toRead more

4 Things to Consider Before Planning a Family Holiday

As the weather gets colder, it’s only natural to dream about planning your next family holiday. It can give you something to look forward to and getting in there early often means you can save some money and start to get things planned ahead. When it comes to deciding where exactly you should go andRead more

How to Look After Outdoor Furniture in the Winter

Come winter, the chill wind howls, the rain beats at the door and we wake to overnight frosts that leave us shivering. Spare a thought for your garden furniture which up until recently, you lounged on enjoy summer days and autumn evenings. Sloane & Son Garden Benches show how to care for garden furniture soRead more

Favourite Tech Gifts from

**Post contains affiliate links** With Christmas fast approaching and lists being made by all, we don’t always want to traipse around the shops in search of the perfect present for everyone, personally, I am an armchair shopper and being claustrophobic at times I really hate the crowds in the stores after mid-November. I far prefer stayingRead more

Getting your home winter ready

It’s almost November now and the shops have been filled with Christmas cards for what feels like ever. Friends on Facebook have already begun the Christmas countdown, with some even asking if it’s too early to put their trees up yet – YES it is too early! Although there are the annual complaints that ChristmasRead more

Cancer support – how family and friends can help offer support

Hands joined holding Breast Cancer Ribbon

Cancer rips apart your whole world, it affects not only the patient but their entire family unit too, and it doesn’t discriminate either with no rule of thumb as to who it will strike next. When a family member first receives their diagnosis it can be very hard for all to digest, we have been thereRead more