Category: Family Life and Parenting

Carpet cleaning magic with Bissell…

I don’t know about you, but I hate dirty carpets. We have quite light, high maintenance carpets (bad choice, they were pre the children) and they stain and mark easily, and let’s face it, kids make mess and stains and

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Making A “Splash” With The Cash! Socializing On A Small Budget

Sometimes it can seem that we have nothing to do. But sometimes the pendulum can swing the other way, and we can’t stop for the amount of birthday parties, engagement parties, weddings, and openings of an envelope! All of these

Posted in Money & Finances

Zero Waste Household: Top Tips To Make It Achievable

credit How much waste does your household produce every year? According to statistics, homes in the country produce more than 7 million tonnes of rubbish, with the average household throwing out enough to fill a large, three-floor house from top

Posted in Going Green, Home & Garden

Helping skin get better with Cetraben…

It’s no secret that we have struggled with skin issues in our house. I have psoriasis and Emily has dealt with eczema as well as very dry and sensitive skin since she was a baby. We have spent a lot

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It’s not easy being green… (things that don’t work!)

I am a bit of a middle aged hippy, and there are a lot of things I like to do, that are my attempt to be a teeny bit more eco friendly, because, let’s face it, the planet needs us

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Lucky Gecko saves those rainy summer holiday days!

The summer holidays are here, and whilst it’s a lovely long break, it can feel a BIT long for us long suffering parents, when the days aren’t nice enough to throw the children out into the garden to play, or

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5 tips for maintaining a clean house when you have children and pets

Even if you live alone, it can be difficult to maintain a spotless household. This becomes even more complicated when you add children and animals into the mix. However, it’s not impossible! There are plenty of ways for you to

Posted in All things pet related, Family Life and Parenting

A Look at the Most Common Causes of Car and Truck Accidents

Far too many people think that car and truck accidents are a matter of bad luck and fate, instead of things they can actively work to avoid and prevent. Let’s take a look at the most common causes of car

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You don’t need to go broke in the summer holidays….

I don’t know about you, but I find the summer holidays can be a bit expensive. My kids seem to eat more (anyone else feel like they are running a 24/7 cafe for what seem like permenantly hungry small hobbits?)

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Celebrating International Cat day with some fascinating facts about cats & dogs…

  If you read our blog you know that we LOVE our pets and we are cat lovers, although we are seriously considering getting a puppy or a dog next year (the cats WILL NOT be happy) Today is International

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