Costs That Come With Married Life

Who watched the Royal Wedding? Unlike Prince Harry and Meghan Markle your wedding could take years and years of planning! But what’s next when the vows are said and the day is over? Together with Angelic Diamonds, retailers of engagement rings, we take a look at the costs that you’ll face after the wedding day, from starting a family to moving to a bigger home.

the costs associated with married life

Starting a family

For many couples, having children is the next big step after marriage. In the US, the average time a couple waits between getting married and having a baby is three years. We started just before the wedding, but at that time it wasn’t meant to be. 

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Europe’s Top Road Trips – Driving To The Belgian Grand Prix At Spa-Francorchamps

We are both huge Formula 1 fans. Our aim one day once the girls are older is to go to the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. You can drive down to Spa-Francorchamps, in fact it’s actually the most convenient way of getting to the race track to due the location. Once you cross over the channel tunnel it’s only about three and a half hours drive. Plus you can enjoy the beautiful Ardennes region. The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps lies along the E42 highway about 110 km southeast of Brussels, between the towns of Spa and Stavelot.

The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps lies along the E42 highway about 110km southeast of Brussels, between the towns of Spa and Stavelot

Driving through the Ardennes region is a must, the picturesque views, rugged landscape, rivers and waterfalls. For us it looks like one of the best road trip locations in Europe.

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Don’t Sweat It: Guide to Spring Athleisure

If anyone knows how to work hard and play harder, it’s you. Between the long hours at the office and the thrill-seeking adventures on the weekends, it’s no wonder you’ve been considering easing up on the adrenaline rush of life and giving in to the relaxing fit that is athleisure.

Do yourself (and your sanity) a favor and let your wardrobe guide you to a more Zen way of living. Check out our guide to an athleisure wardrobe for spring and we promise you’ll be ready to climb any mountain life throws at you without even breaking a sweat.  

Athleisure

 

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Can A Woman Have It All?

*This is a guest post from Liberty over at Liberty on the Lighter Side

Can a woman have it all?

I don’t believe so. Assuming that is, that HAVING IT ALL means to have a successful career while simultaneously raising your children, with no other child care (no crèche, no nanny, no au pair, no granny). There simply isn’t enough time in the day! You can ask any new mum and they will not remember when the last time was that they shaved their legs or had a shower or drank a cup of tea while it was hot. There’s just no time for little luxuries like those. Let alone a booming successful business!

Liberty on the lighter side - can a woman have it all?

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How To Host The Perfect Summer Barbecue

Now that the summertime is finally here, it’s time to get out into the garden and have that much needed barbecue with the family. Having a barbecue on a sunny day is a great way to spend your summer and have fun with your family and friends. If you want to up your barbecue game this year and impress your guests, here’s how to host the perfect summer barbecue.

How to host the perfect Summer Barbecue

A great setup

The first thing you’ll need to consider when you are hosting a barbecue this summer is where you will sit. Make sure you have enough Garden Furniture for everyone who is visiting you, and also make sure that you leave enough room for the grill to fire up away from everyone. You can even ask your family to bring a chair with them if you don’t have enough!

How to host the perfect Summer Barbecue

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How You Can Show Support for Muslim Friends in Ramadan

Ramadan is fast approaching and that means that many of our friends, colleagues or family members will begin observing the Islamic holy month, which sees Muslims fasting during daylight hours. This year, Ramadan begins on or around Tuesday 15th May 2018 and comes to an end on or around Thursday 14th June 2018.

The fast begins at dawn and ends at sunset every day, during which time those practicing will abstain from food and drink amongst other acts. Muslims will eat breakfast in the early hours of the morning and enjoy a meal in the evening once the day has turned to night.

How You Can Show Support for Muslim Friends in Ramadan

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