Category: Family Life and Parenting

Summer time, wedding time…

Summer time, for me, means a few things. The children are on holiday, for their long summer break. The weather, mostly becomes warmer and sunnier and we can be outside enjoying the sunshine. Also summer can mean lots of weddings.

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A giveaway just for the cat in your life….

If you are a cat lover, and own a cat, or two, or rather, if they own you (because, the truth be told, of course the cats in our lives are in charge, they just let us humans THINK we

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Reducing Your Energy Costs at Home: 3 Effective Ways

Energy efficiency is one of the biggest buzzwords that we read and hear on a day to day basis. More companies than ever are responding to the strong consumer demand for energy efficient products and services and building towards becoming

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Playful Playroom Prompts for Plenty of Fun

Giving your kids a playroom is a great idea. It can help to contain toys to one location in the house, and it gives them somewhere to go time on their own. Designing a playroom can be a lot of

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When Dad has to make his own dinner, but Pizza Express makes it fun…

Father’s Day is literally just round the corner. Picking a gift or something nice for the dad in your life, can be a bit tricky, but you don’t have to just get him a box of chocolates or a pair

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Why we allowed our tweenager to choose not to do a school entrance exam…

Our tweenager is reaching the age where we need to start thinking about secondary schools. We’ve already had a look at one or two, and have a couple more to go, before we decide. When we say “we”, we mean

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Event planning can be made easy when you find the right place…

Planning an event can be complicated and a little stressful. Depending on what kind of event you want to host, and how many people you want to attend, there are lots of things to think about.  Be it aa wedding,

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Father’s Day Flash Giveaway with Evo Shave…

Father’s Day is fast approaching and we’ve got a little last minute giveaway to share if you are looking for a gift for the dad in your life. We’ve shared about Evo Shave before and we are delighted to have

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Moving House When You’ve Got Kids: The Basics

We aren’t moving house, but this collaborative post might be helpful if you are. Everyone knows that moving house can be difficult – but you might not have thought about how your kids might react. Here are some tips to

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She’s wearing my shoes…

This week, we had a bit of a mum fail. My tweenager was supposed to be singing in a concert, with some of her class and children from other schools. It was in my diary, we had tickets, and I

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