Meal Plan Monday – Eating out or eating in?

Eating out used to be something we took for granted and enjoyed. Popping to a cafe or the pop-up food market near me at work, going for lunch with friends, dinner with the husband, meals out at the weekend, Sunday lunch in a pub. All things we enjoyed and didn’t really imagine not being able […]

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The pros, cons, good and bad of wearing a face mask

This is a tongue in cheek but possibly hopefully informative post about wearing a face mask as we face Covid19 and it’s continued havoc causing travels across the UK and the world. There is evidence that normal people wearing masks can help to prevent the spread of Covid19. This is a contraversial subject much debated […]

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Quick and easy shakes to get the day started with Purition

*This is a review post with Puriton on how I get the day started* I am all for easy and quick ways to get the day started. I like fuss-free and simple. As a busy working mum, making my life less complicated whilst I run around looking after everyone else is my goal. Breakfast for […]

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Financial retirement options – reverse mortgages.

*This is a collaborative post* Are you reaching the age of retirement and thinking of ways to supplement your income? Or thinking about your retirement during times that can seem a little uncertain? It may be worth having a look at some options that may be suitable for you. One thing that may work in […]

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Styling your home with beautiful prints from Aiya Home

*This is a collaborative post with Aiya Home* If like me, you periodically look around the rooms in your house, and think “this space needs a bit of a revamp and new life added” but you don’t have the time or budget to totally redo a room or rooms, then there are other ways to […]

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How to Get Your Kids Interested in Learning Languages

*This post with some helpful tips to get your kids interested in learning languages was written in collaboration with Mary Johnson* As parents, aside from raising our kids to be happy and healthy, we also want what is best for them in terms of their futures. For your kids to have prosperous futures and to […]

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Help kids stay creative with some fun & free colouring

*This is a collaborative post* During the long school holidays, it can be a bit more challenging to help kids stay creative, and finding ideas that don’t cost the earth to keep them busy and occupied can seem a mammoth task. Sometimes you just want to throw something at the kids that’s easy, fuss-free, doesn’t […]

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Personalised vitamins from Get Nourished

*This is a review post for Get Nourished. All opinions are our own* As a busy working mum, I am often so tied up looking after my family and other people, that my needs come last. I am resolved to always try and do better than that, and look after me, so I can be […]

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EatSleepDoodle – colour & create fun & practical things

*We were kindly sent a kit from EatSleepDoodle to try* I am always on the lookout for fun and creative things for the kids to do, and I am not naturally a crafty parent, in fact, I would say I was the least crafty creative person I know, so when I find things that work. […]

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Kids DO NOT need a mobile phone in school

Kids do not need a mobile phone in school. I have some fairly strong parenting opinions, mostly I try to keep them to myself because I don’t want to be one of those bloggers who tells other parents what to do, but I do feel strongly about this one, and it’s my blog and sometimes […]

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