Be careful what you feed your dog this Christmas – Dog Treat Recipe

Tis the season to be jolly and it is certainly the season for overindulging. I always plan to not overeat but with the fridge filled with cheeses and pates, the cupboards loaded with mince pies, selection boxes and Christmas cake and then boxing day sponsored by turkey sandwiches – it’s rather impossible for me toRead more

Tips for Talking to Teenagers About Drugs

Talking to your teen about drugs can be difficult but it is incredibly important. Speaking to teens when they are younger can help prevent stress, addiction and succumbing to peer pressure. It is important to realise teens can become addicted to drugs in the most loving and supportive of families. Discussing the issue helps parentsRead more

Elf of the Shelf preparation – 24 Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Elf on the shelf ideas

Everyone is getting into the Christmas spirit in our house, the tree is up – I know, it’s a little early but we are busy every weekend up until Christmas so it was last weekend or never. Many of the presents are wrapped and the Christmas festivities are booked up now, a theatre trip, iceRead more

Benefits Of Blackout Blinds: Why They Will Improve Your Sleep

We all treasure our sleep. It keeps us healthy, helps us concentrate and perform better at work. Without good quality sleep, it’s fair to say we can all get tired and a bit grumpy, add non-sleeping kids into the mix and it’s fair to say I am often over-tired and very grumpy come morning. TheRead more

4 Handprint Christmas Card Ideas for Children

4 Handprint Christmas Card Ideas for Children

Every year we make our own Christmas Cards, the kids love it, it adds that personal touch and they are usually far better than the once they produce at school – Emmy’s this year was a Christmas tree made out of hearts coloured in using pink and purple colours – yes it did look prettyRead more

Alternatives to cereals for breakfast

Alternatives to cereals for breakfast

It’s no secret, mornings can be pretty lively in our house. No matter how organised we try to be the night before, something will usually happen to undo all of our meticulous advance preparation and will often see us running out of the door with very minimal time to spare. I’m not alone in thisRead more

3 months FREE with the Merlin Annual Pass Sale

merlin annual pass sale

**Advertorial feature** Regular readers of this blog will know we are a Merlin attractions loving family, We’ve had our Merlin Annual passes since back in 2016 when we first worked with Merlin as Ambassadors. Since then we have continued to renew our passes as would be lost without them – especially during the summer holidays.Read more

Win the hilarious TEEN TITANS GO! TO THE MOVIES on DVD

When the Teen Titans go to the big screen, they go big! From Warner Bros. Home Entertainment TEEN TITANS GO! TO THE MOVIES finds our egocentric, wildly satirical superheroes in their first feature film extravaganza. To celebrate its release on Digital Download and DVD on November 26 I have a lovely giveaway for you all.Read more