As a keen supporter of charities, I was thrilled when Oxfam GB got in touch and asked me to help spread the word about their #StortiesOfHope campaign. I’m sure my regular readers already know that I’m a parent and because of this, I find myself drawn to stories about other families around the world. One… Read More #StoriesOfHope with Oxfam GB
I’m about to share something with you that’s a little uncomfortable for me (not gross medical uncomfortable, don’t panic – no boils or plagues here). Normally I don’t talk about this sort of thing, and I don’t think I’d be talking about it at all if I wasn’t experiencing such a noticeable improvement in how… Read More Chemicals Don’t Strangle My Pen, Chemicals Don’t Make Me Sick Again
Christmas is rapidly approaching and people everywhere have already started stocking up on gifts (get it?). It’s great to be prepared, but filling your home with a variety of treasures can put your home at risk. There’s always a huge increase in burglaries over the festive period, and homes without any security measures in place… Read More Home Security – Are You at Risk This Christmas?
I’ve always loved Boohoo.com for my own clothes, so when I heard there was a new kids’ range that I could dress my little mini-me in I just had to check it out. I have the issue that I’m sure a lot of parents face – my daughter isn’t a regular size. She’s almost 8,… Read More Boohoo Kids Range: A Review
You don’t need to be vegan to enjoy this delicious recipe, it’s perfect for those with milk and egg allergies too! This recipe makes 8 muffins. Ingredients 100ml Alpro Cashew Drink 2 tbsp Coconut oil 2tbsp Peanut butter 100g Self raising flour 40g Golden Granulated Sugar (or brown sugar is fine) 1tsp Salted Caramel flavouring… Read More Vegan Salted Caramel & Peanut Butter Muffins for 6 Weight Watchers Smart Points
This is a collaborative post. Nights are drawing in, the morning air has a chill and the leaves are starting to fall. A beautiful autumnal wonderland surrounds us but with that coughs and colds seem to sneak our way too. Autumn is the time of year that you should be focusing on your health, but… Read More Five Thrifty Ways to Improve Your Health This Autumn
This post is in collaboration with Printerpix and may contain affiliate links. It’s the time of year where the very organised among us (not me) start planning gifts. Every year I find it particularly difficult to buy for the kids grandparents. When you ask them what they want, the answer is usually along the lines… Read More What Do You Buy Someone Who Has Everything? A Photo Gift, Of Course!
As this blog approaches a year of regular posting habits, I feel ready to branch out into more specific areas. Don’t worry, this blog isn’t going to get all serious on you (and I’m not going to shut it down either) but I have started a second website. As some of you may know, I’m… Read More Latest Deals and Money Blogging
I know you don’t want to hear it, but Christmas is coming. If you’re trying to ignore it for a little bit longer, then I admire you, but you should definitely bookmark this page. When I was a struggling single mum, I used to start my shopping in May, buying one item at a time… Read More Christmas Shopping Tips For People Who Wish They Were Organised
There is a very strong chance I am missing the point here, but I fail to see the problem with grammar schools. Before I get anyone’s back up, I’d like to stress that this isn’t a right wing rant, just an observation based on my own experience. The argument seems to be based on how… Read More What Exactly is Wrong with Grammar Schools?