What do you Wear to Work?

Before I gave up my day job back in November last year I wore a uniform to work. It was a suit with different tops and a choice of skirts, trousers or dresses to make sure there was something that suited everyone all in the same colour theme. When I left that job to blog full time I was quite excited about not wearing a uniform anymore, being able to…

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How Much do your Children’s Hobbies Cost?

As a child I didn’t really have hobbies. I read a lot, rode my bike and enjoyed inline skating. I didn’t go to clubs, have any weekend activities or have any lessons after school. I think as a child I didn’t really cost my parents much aside from in food, clothing and our annual camping trip. But Aspire Money asked 2,000 parents across the country about their children’s hobbies and how…

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Financial Incentives That Might Make A Move to Another State …

If you’re feeling a bit strapped these days by increasing costs to run your home and feed your family, now might be the perfect time to consider moving to another state or city that’s more affordable. If you work from home or work in a field that’s in high demand, you can make the transition pretty easily.  Finding the right movers Once you land your new job or decide that…

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Enjoying our Happy Place with Butterkist

Did you know that the average Brit feels true happiness 432 times a year? A survey by Butterkist has revealed that on a normal day-to-day basis the majority of the people in the UK are happy with their lives. I’d like to think this was true – I’m happy with our family life all the time. Yes, there are hard days and times when things don’t go to plan but…

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Bringing Summer into our Home with Seasonal Homeware

Hasn’t the weather been lovely recently? We are definitely full swing into summer and it’s one of my favourite times of the year. But it’s so nice to make the house and garden as seasonal as possible – bringing in lovely summery colours, accessorising and making our whole home have that summer vibe. The lovely people at Chill Insurance asked me how I get our home ready for summer –…

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How much do you know about Pet Parasites?

Like many pet owners, our pets are such an important part of our family but I was still surprised to see that a new survey from Pet Parasite Action shows that pet owners might be putting their pet’s health and those of their human families at risk from parasites. The survey of over a thousand dog owners nationwide has found that while 85% of us happily cuddle our dogs, nearly a…

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Can you Understand Newborn Baby Cries?

When we first became parents I had no idea what our new baby’s cries meant. Hubby and I would go through a cycle of feed, wind, change, cuddle and then repeat until something worked and the crying subsided. With Little Man, our second baby, things were harder as he seemed to just cry all day and night for months. Arriving home from hospital with a newborn is a daunting experience for…

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