Top Tips on Planning a Surprise Birthday Party

The Summer sparks birthday season in our family, with no less than 5 birthdays coming up in the next couple of months. I have been trying to get ahead making plans for parties, presents and other arrangements, we have a 6th birthday and a 40th amongst them! What does a birthday party mean to you? For me a birthday party…

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Furniture for your Home Office

The other day I passed on my top tips for setting up and decorating a home office, but I didn’t go into much detail on furniture for your office space. I believe having good quality furniture for your office space will make it look professional especially if you have clients come to your home. For me being a blogger it’s…

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Your Employees Are Important – Make Sure They Know It

Your employees are what keep your business going. This is something you probably already know, of course. They’re the ever-spinning cogs in your business machine. And just as you have to keep cogs oiled and maintained, you need to make sure employee satisfaction is maintained in order to get the most out of the people who work for you. Flickr

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Blog Beautiful With These Brilliant Resources

All of us bloggers want a beautiful blog that carefully reflects our personality, one of the best ways to tailor the look and design of your website is to be an expert in code so that you can carefully tweak its appearance. However, there is one downside to this – we don’t all have the time to learn everything about…

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Music Makes Your Kids Smart … Really Smart

Back in the nineteenth century, musical ability was seen as a sign of great intellect. Like mathematics and studying the classics, music was seen as one of the four essential skills that marked a true thinker apart from the general population. Over time, that view has changed, but science has discovered that there was a lot of wisdom in the…

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Beautifully Different Review and Giveaway

I love to read books to baby girl, we have our reading time in the afternoons as I find before bedtime is a bit distracting for her. This week we have been reading Beautifully Different by Dana Salim. Beautifully Different is book 2 in Yousuf’s Everyday Adventures series. Book 1 is called Dreamland with Mommy and takes readers on a…

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Top Tips for Setting Up and Decorating a Home Office

I have never had a home office, when my husband worked at home a few years back, he had our spare bedroom set up as an office, but you know what men are like! He had a desk and a chair. Not very inspirational at all. So when we move into our new house next month, I plan to have…

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How To Bring In Extra Cash When Out Of Work

We all know that looking for work can be like a 9 to 5 in itself. The process of finding a job can be incredibly time-consuming with all the research involved, the carefully tailored cover letters and the continual tweaking of our CV’s. It certainly is a demanding process and takes resilience, persistence and determination. Along with the stress of…

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#LuckyLinky week 11

Hello and welcome back to #LuckyLinky week 11. Thank you so much to those of you that linked up last 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 see all your lovely competitions all in one place. It will make…

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What are the Benefits of SMA® PRO Follow-on Milk?

Advertorial Feature When I went back to work a few months ago, I looked into buying a follow-on milk for my daughter. Up until this point she was exclusively breast-fed, so I wanted the best follow-on formula for her. My mum suggested trying out SMA® PRO Follow-on Milk because she used it for us when we were small, so that’s what I did…

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The Importance Of ‘You Time’

Even with all the advances made by great minds, technology and the internet – family life hasn’t got much easier. In fact, it might be a little bit tougher these days thanks to the expectations placed on the shoulders of parents across the globe. All the little gadgets and apps we can use certainly help, but they don’t soften the…

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My Top 10 Favourite Songs Of All Time

I haven’t written about the types of music I like on here before. In fact I’m a huge lover of music and always singing away, whether it’s in the shower, while I’m doing the ironing or in the car! So I decided to compile a list of my all time top 10 favourite song’s.

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Surviving the Dog Days of Summer: Top Apps and Strategies for Busy Parents

Summer vacation can be rough if you’re a parent who also has to work while keeping your kids out of trouble and entertained. However, there’s no need to sweat it out, you can have help right at hand on your mobile device. Here are some simple strategies and apps to help make each day special, because the school buses will…

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