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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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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Finding clothes for a tall man

Finding a pair of jeans or a longer t-shirt is a nightmare when your husband is 6ft 5 inches tall. I won’t go on about his size 14 feet! That’s another story. Finding clothes for a tall man is nigh on impossible on the high street and supermarket clothing departments. Many a time we have wandered through the racks at…

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Xupo Review and Giveaway

​​Are you like me and always losing your keys? Well this handy little gadget – the Xupo is perfect for finding keys and also your smart phone! It has many features available for download and is compatible with iPhone and Android. Find and secure anything from your smart phone  

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The Zen Guru Mattress Review

I was so excited to have the chance to review the new Super King size Zen Guru mattress that I haven’t stopped going on about it since! My achy and tired bones deserve a good nights sleep. Same goes for my husband, with his bad shoulder, neck and back. We have had a basic coil sprung memory foam topper mattress…

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Things I like to do on a Relaxing Holiday

I’m really looking forward to a relaxing holiday. I don’t know when we will have one at the moment due to lots going on. We had an offer on our house last week so next month we will be moving into our forever dream home. Hopefully later on in the year we can have a few days to get away.…

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Sending Online Birthday Cards to Family

The next few months sparks off birthday cards season in our family. We have 3 in June, 3 in July and more in September. Unfortunately not all family members live close by. In fact my older sister lives over thousands of miles away in Canada so sometimes sending her a birthday card by post can take time and it’s also…

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Why Are The Great Outdoors So Great?

If you’re stuck for something to do or worry your kids are spending too much time with their tech stuff, it’s time to embrace the great outdoors. From long rambling walks to short steep hikes, there is a whole range of ways to experience and enjoy the outdoors. Need more convincing? Here’s why the great outdoors are so great… Health…

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Leave The Washing Where It Is And Do Something For You!

Sometimes it can feel like being a parent leaves you little time for anything else! And when you have a spare five minutes you just want to relax in the bath a nice cup of tea, but there are some people who feel the urge to do something creative! Now, for many, they just don’t feel that urge to do…

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8 Signs Your Home Needs A Brand-New Radiator

A well-maintained radiator can last for as long as 15 years, but the older it gets, the harder it needs to work to heat your home. A boiler that needs to be replaced is unlikely to be as cost effective and energy efficient as it should be, and it can be a danger to you and your family. Image by…

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National Stationery Week Giveaway

It’s National Stationery Week! and to celebrate I have this wonderful giveaway for all you stationery lovers out there. With stationery there is always something for everyone. Whether you are a pen lover, a doodler or a notepad fiend. I myself am a pen collector, if you leave a pen lying around, whoops it’s gone into my pocket! It’ just…

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National Stationery Week 24-30th April 2017

Today marks the start of National Stationery Week 2017. Each day throughout the week is a different theme to get involved with in the world of stationery. I think it’s a fantastic idea to go back to basics and have fun with all the different types of stationery out there. National Stationery Week is a huge supporter of the #writingmatters…

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Top 5 Style Tips for the Older Woman

You know me I love to write about many different topics, so when a special older lady in my life asked for my advice on fashion tips for ladies of her age, I thought yes I can give it a go. Maybe even write a post about it to help others. As I’m sure there are others out there looking…

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