Living DNA – Your DNA Adventure Has Begun

A few months back I received a DNA kit through the post from Living DNA. I find it really exciting learning about family ancestry, family trees and knowing where you come from. Now my dad and aunt have gone, plus having no grandparents on either side, I have no other older family members to chat to regarding the family history. I’m…

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6 Questions You Should Ask Before Selling Your House

Selling your house can seem like an overwhelming task. In fact I would go on to say it’s one of the most stressful things in life. So you want to be sure you’re doing everything right, to get the best price for your home and to sell it quickly. Here are six questions to ask yourself before you sell your…

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What Are Your 3 Main Options If Your Ex Stops Paying Alimony?

If you are divorced and your ex stops paying alimony, what do you do?  There are various avenues you can take to ensure your ex continues paying their alimony as requested. Here are three main options you can consider. Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Talk to Your Ex This is the first and most straightforward approach to ensuring your ex still pays their…

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Which Extreme Adventure Sports Is Best For Your family?

Keeping family life exciting can be a challenge. Instead of the more traditional sports, why not try extreme adventure sports with the kids. These sports can be thrilling and perfect for creating family memories alongside boosting your health and family communication. In this post we will explore the nation’s best extreme adventure sports for families alongside what equipment you will…

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Competition – Win Tickets to The Cycle Show in Birmingham

The Cycle Show comes to the NEC Exhibition Centre, Birmingham this September from Friday 28th – Sunday 30th September 2018, and I have two family tickets for you to win! The UK’s biggest national cycling showcase is a must for cycling fans and families to get out and try riding a bike. There is loads on offer for the kids…

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5 Overlooked Expenses That Ruin Your Car’s Budget

I remember saving up for my first car. It’s a big thing when you have passed your driving test and find it’s time to get a car. Cars can be expensive, bottomless pits for money. I should know! There are always some unknown expenses that ruin your car’s budget. My second car was I suppose effectively known as a lemon.…

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Reminiscing over those long Summer days as a child

Losing my dad a few months back, has brought me and my siblings a lot closer together. Isn’t it funny how the loss of a loved one reunites that bond? I’ve spent a lot of the Summer reminiscing over childhood memories with my sister. Talking about the good ol days. Reminiscing over those long Summer days as a child when…

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Stress Free Living: 5 Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Be a Happier Person

Many people today feel stressed about at least one thing on a regular basis. In fact, stress is now so common that most of us consider it to be a normal part of life. This does not have to be the truth, though. Recent studies performed by the American Psychological Association showed that people under stress are more likely to…

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How To Drive Safely – Car Checklist

As a nation we spend a lot of time on the roads. The average driver travels more than 6500 miles a year. If you commute this figure is a lot higher. So you can understand that the need to drive safely and have a roadworthy car is extremely important.

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Essential car maintenance checks for beginners

It has to be about 14 years since I passed my driving test. In that time the test has changed significantly. Now learner drivers find themselves demonstrating and pointing out car maintenance checks at the start of their driving test. I’m afraid it’s not just about the emergency stop, the three point turn or parallel parking anymore. I still struggle…

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Things to Bear in Mind When Filming Your Wedding

There has been a long-held tradition with hiring a wedding photographer to take your wedding photographs – it is a great way to help you preserve your memories of your special day. However, in recent years it has become more commonplace to hire the services of a professional  videographer to also capture live footage of your wedding day either working solo…

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Wedding Photography – Smartphone or Photographer?

Taking photos and capturing memories on your smartphone is a way of life now. Uploading to Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat is what we all do. In fact with all the editing software and filters available on smartphones we are all inspiring  photographers. However, while society has increased its smartphone camera usage, wedding photography is one area that remains traditional. On…

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Can Mattress Like Simba or Emma Improve Your Sleep?

Over the years, if there’s one thing research has yielded in the sleep industry is, how to enjoy better quality and more satisfying sleeping experience. With the use of technology and scientific backing, companies have succeeded in producing high quality mattresses. They are designed to complement our various sleep preferences and needs. Two such brands are Simba and Emma. They…

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