7 Hints & Tips on Surviving Kids Colds with #VicksTricks

We have teamed up Britmums and Vicks to share with you some of our tips on surviving the Winter kids colds season.  This time of year, kids pick up every cold germ going. Baby girl had her first cold at 3 weeks old about this time last year. As new parents we were very scared at night-time. Don’t you think…

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7 Hints and Tips on Choosing a Greenhouse

Welcome back to 7 Hints and Tips Thursday. It’s been a while since I wrote one of these posts and today I have a really useful one for you. It’s on how you go about choosing the correct greenhouse for you. As you know I love gardening and I have been thinking about greenhouses for a while. I have always…

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7 Hints and Tips on Ways to Style your Summer Dress

Hello, It’s Thursday again so here is this weeks 7 Hints and Tips post. Today I am focusing on Ways to style your Summer dress. After having a baby 12 weeks ago I did find it hard to pose for photos as I am still carrying some baby weight. But i thought I would give it a go as Summer…

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7 Hints and Tips on Living with Arthritis

Hello, it’s Thursday again, that has come around quick! That means its time for another 7 Hints and Tips post. This week I am focusing on Living with Arthritis. Next week it’s Arthritis Care Week which runs from 14th – 21st May and I am supporting this cause as there is a lot of arthritis in my family. My mum…

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7 Reasons Why Babies Cry and Tips on How You Can Soothe Them

Hello, I hope you are having a great week so far, this weeks 7 series is on Why Babies Cry and How To Soothe Them. Babies cry for a reason. They are looking to get your attention. Before I had baby girl I read up on lots of little bits and pieces about babies, and Reasons Why Babies Cry and How To…

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7 Hints and Tips for getting the most out of a Slow Cooker

Well it’s Thursday again and I thought I would do another 7 Hints and Tips, as it’s been a while. This time it’s for using a slow cooker and some easy recipe ideas to go with it. Earlier in the year we bought a slow cooker, and it has been a life saver with a new baby. I am sure…

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7 Hints and Tips On Packing your Hospital bags

Welcome back to another 7 Hints and Tips post. This week I am giving some tips on what to pack in you and your baby’s hospital bags. It has felt like I have had mine packed for ages in hope of her arriving just before her due date. Here I am at 40+4 still waiting with my bags packed at…

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7 Hints and Tips on Preparing your Winter Garden for Spring

Well it’s Thursday again so time for another 7 Hints and Tips post. This week I want to help out with tips on preparing your gardens for Spring. Being nearly 40 weeks pregnant at this time of year I am really behind with my Winter garden prep, so it’s going to have to wait this year. The upside is that…

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7 Simple Hints and Tips on Promoting Your Blog

I set up my blog 10 months ago and have found it really hard to get ‘my blog out there’ if you know what I mean. So to make a start on my 7 Hints and Tips Thursday series for the new year I have decided to do some research and come up with my own simple hints and tips…

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7 Hints and Tips on Planting and Caring for Azalea’s

This is one of my azalea shrubs out in bud. It’s a gorgeous red colour and stands out well in my back garden against the barked area. My back garden is sloped into the hill, so I have found that azalea’s are perfect for bringing colour and interest to this drab area.             The azalea’s…

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7 Hints and Tips On What To Do With Asparagus

I won these beautiful boxes of asparagus with @GrownWithLove on Twitter last week. It might sound strange to some of you, but I have never tried asparagus before so this is an ideal chance for me to discover what it’s all about.  Also find out what to do with asparagus. They look very beautiful and fresh.            …

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7 Hints and Tips on Caring for Orchids

Over the past few years orchids have become very popular for indoor plants. You can find them in almost every supermarket nowadays at various prices and in many different colours. The orchid below was given to me about 4 years ago when we just moved into our first house. It is still going strong by following a few a tips…

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7 Hints and Tips for Writing a Book Review

I have been reading lots of book reviews lately, and learning as I go along trying to find a formula to writing a fantastic book review. What makes a book review great? What makes you want to go out and find that book to read? These are the questions I found myself asking, and I’m sure there are many of…

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