How to work out if you are saving enough for your child’s future

Before I became a parent I was always fairly money-savvy, but knew nothing about children’s savings and what you need to save for their future. To be honest it’s hard enough nowadays to live month to month for a lot of people, so things like savings and pensions get put on the back burner. You do need to stop and…

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Choosing a care home for a loved one

As you get older you don’t like to think that your parents are getting older as well, and maybe starting to need extra help. These are tricky times and a hard subject to approach with loved ones. If you and your partner are unable to care for them you may need to find other options. One of the better options…

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5 Kitchen Essentials For Every Budding Chef

They say a bad workman always blames his (or her) tools, but there is some truth in the matter. Talent can only carry you so far – you need the right tools for the job in order to push the boundaries into something exceptional. The kitchen is no different – you might be the best at distinguishing thyme from rosemary,…

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#LuckyLinky Week 2

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky week 2. Thank you so much to all of you that linked up last week! We had 24 link ups which is fantastic for the first week! As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I have been blogging! So we want to…

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Book Review & Giveaway: Laura Lake and the Hipster Weddings

You know sometimes you just need to read a light hearted book to bring a smile to your face. Well Laura Lake and the Hipster Weddings by Wendy Holden is just that. Witty, fun and down right full of entertainment! I was lucky enough to be sent a beautiful hardback copy to read and review from Head of Zeus, plus…

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Lee Stafford Straight & Juicy Irons Review and Giveaway

It been a few years since the last time I straightened my hair, I used to have the time to do it each morning! So when I was offered the chance to try out Lee Stafford’s Straight & Juicy Irons, I thought now that baby girl is older I need to make a little time for myself, so why not…

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Essential Top Tips for Travelling with Toddlers

Now baby girl is a toddler, yes she is walking, falling, toddling about, I thought it was about time I looked into travel tips for toddlers. These can be tips for travelling an hour to see family and friends, or even travelling abroad on holiday. Last year we travelled up country – from Cornwall to Derbyshire to see family. It…

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Bring The Outdoors Inside This Spring!

Now that spring has arrived, we need to ensure our home reflects this. After all, springtime is all about blossoming flowers and longer days,  it’s also one of the best times for your kids as they get to play outdoors. But while there are lots of updates you can do to your garden at this time of the year, you…

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Book Review & Giveaway: The Wonderful Wizard of OZ

As a kid I was obsessed with The Wizard of Oz. Saturday afternoons we used to love to watch The Wizard of Oz with Judy Garland. It was one of those family favourites that you can watch over and over again. So when I was presented with the opportunity to read and review The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L.…

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Book Review: The Place That Never Existed by Jim Ody

Hello, today I’m on the blog tour for Jim Ody’s The Place That Never Existed. I was hooked on the blurb as it’s based in Devon, practically in the middle of no-where, and fairly local to me. Book Description For Paul and Debbie it was meant to be the happiest time of their lives – a small village wedding in…

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#LuckyLinky Week 1

Hello, and welcome to our new #LuckyLinky! Katie from Mummy in a Tutu and I are hosting this brand new linky each week where you can add all your competitions. As you all know I love to enter competitions and have been doing it for years, much longer than I have been blogging! So we want to see all your…

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Money on Your Mind? Here’s How You Can Slash Your Monthly Bills

Whether or not you believe money makes the world go round, it’s an important thing to master as an adult. Being in control of your finances, being careful with spending and knowing how to stretch your money are all crucial things to learn. As a homeowner, you’ll probably find if you take a look at your monthly bills you’re hemorrhaging…

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Book Review: Under The Love Umbrella 

Hello, I hope you had a great week. Today I’m on the blog tour for Under the Love Umbrella by Davina Bell and illustrated by Allison Colpoys. My first thought is what a wonderful eye-catching cover for a children’s book. Book Description Whatever you fear, come close my dear You’re tucked in safe for always here And I will never not be…

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