Do your own accounts or outsource to professionals?
This is a collaborative post sharing the pros and cons of doing your own accounting as a small business owner, and whether deciding to call in a professional is a good idea. I hope it’s helpful. I am partially employed and partially self employed but I have been fully self employed as well. When I […]READ MORE
Mouse in the house, a tail of pest control
This is a collaborative post sharing a funny tail (see what I did there?) about the time we had to try and get mice out of our house, and the pest control options we SHOULD have used, which we hope is helpful. I count my blessings that we haven’t had to deal with too much […]READ MORE
5 Tips For Eating Well With Severe Allergies at University
Sharing a collaborative post with tips for eating well with severe allergies whilst you are at college or university that we hope you will find helpful. As a family with food allergies, ourselves, I know the day will come when I have to send my kids off into the world and they will need to […]READ MORE
Eltham Lodge by John H Bunney
This is a review post sharing my thoughts on the book Eltham Lodge, where perfections meets convenience, by John H Bunney. I was very excited to receive a copy of this beautiful book, to refresh my memory and also to learn more about the lodge. I think the main reason I was excited to review […]READ MORE
The Monogamy Game – are you ready to play?
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, we are delighted to be reviewing a fun game that is definitely not for playing with the kids, called Monogamy. We hope our review convinces you that it’s worth getting your hands on a set. I am not really a game player, but the husband is, and for Valentine’s […]READ MORE
Menopause dry skin solutions?
This is a collaborative post sharing some menopause dry skin solutions that work for me. I hope it’s helpful to those of you facing perimenopause or menopause, like me and are trying to find things that help and work. One of the things that I didn’t really think about or know much about, as a […]READ MORE
Some more eco friendly Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
Valentine’s Day is upon us again, and this year I am trying to find more eco friendly Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the ones I love, bearing in mind things they want and need, and not just gifts for present’s sake. This collaborative post sharing some of the things I have found to add to […]READ MORE
Keeping a working kitchen clean
This is a collaborative post sharing my journey as I navigate keeping a working kitchen clean, as part of my day job. I hope it’s helpful to my readers and I would love tips and comments too. As part of my job, I provide food for people, and I often can be found cooking meals […]READ MORE
Choosing childcare, advice from a been there parent.
This is a collaborative post with advice on choosing childcare. I hope it’s helpful and a useful resource if you are a parent facing the very important decisions you need to make around who cares for your children when you are returning to work or looking for childcare. Choosing childcare for your children can feel […]READ MORE
Dairy-free creamy savoury pots.
This recipe for dairy-free creamy savoury pots is easy but creates a comforting meal that’s brilliant for a light lunch or as a starter to impress someone for dinner. This is a variation of baked eggs but can also be made vegan too. I recently discovered a couple of good quality dairy-free or plant based […]READ MORE