Monthly Archives: November 2016

Exploring The British Isles: Ultimate Staycation Destinations

If you’ve been reading any lifestyle news at all lately, you will know that staycations are on the rise. More and more people are shunning expensive holidays abroad in favour of staying on their home ground. But it’s not simply a ploy to save money on your yearly break. Many of us underestimate the beauty and fun that our own country can provide, on the same level that we appreciate visiting other cultures. After all, …

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Fall In Love With Your Home Again

Fall In Love With Your Home Again

If you are lucky enough to own your own home, there’s a good chance that there are 101 jobs around the place that you want to do to get it exactly the way you want it. If you’re recently bought a property, you’ve probably inherited with it from the previous owners a decor scheme that you just don’t love, but moving is an expensive business that you can’t always afford right away. Here, I’m giving …

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Beauty Fads I’m Not On Board With

Beauty Fads I’m Not On Board With

I’ve been thinking lately that I need to start making a bit more effort with my appearance. My day-to-day look is very low-maintenance, usually because I’m just in and out of the car taking Sausage to school, doing the shopping and all of the other things that the average 30-something Mum of two does on a daily basis. I chuck a bit of make-up on but that’s about it, but lately I’ve been noticing that …

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Black Friday Madness

I love a bargain as much as the next person. Probably more-so than some as I’ll never buy things without looking for a Voucheroo code first (Dominos pizza, I’m looking at you!) but I have to say, the whole Black Friday thing leaves me cold. I went into town today to pick something up from Waterstones and walked through Debenhams to get there, and it was genuinely the busiest I’ve EVER seen it. I don’t know if …

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Awesome Things To Do In Cambodia With Kids

Awesome Things To Do In Cambodia With Kids

At first glance, Cambodia might not seem like the most obvious holiday destination for families with kids. Once you delve deeper, it becomes apparent that there is a whole host of cool activities for both adults and children. The tourism scene is at an all-time high at the moment, so it’s become a lot safer to travel there. From temples to trains, there are so many opportunities to inspire your child’s (and your own) sense …

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Why I’m Doing My Best to be UN-Christmassy

Why I’m Doing My Best to be UN-Christmassy

The eagle-eyed amongst you will have noticed that today’s date marks exactly a month until Christmas Eve, which means that the whole world will be going Christmas-mad, and every shop, TV advert and event will be geared up to all things festive. Despite the fact that Thanksgiving isn’t even over yet, Christmas seems to be everywhere we go, and I’m not going to lie, it drives me a little bit mad. Don’t get me wrong, …

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Medicinal Must-Haves This Festive Season

This is the time of year when a lot of us are busy shopping for presents, planning get-togethers andholiday travel. While you’re out and about, why not also think about stocking up on medicine cabinet essentials to make sure you and the family are covered for the winter? There are a lot of bugs circulating at this time of year. People often turn up at hospitals with minor illnesses and injuries that could often be …

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Think Lunch Is A Bore? Think Again, With These Fabulously Tasty Ideas

Do you find that you struggle when it comes to thinking up healthy yet interesting lunches for you and your family? Don’t fear – most of us do. Lunch is a difficult meal to put together, much more so than breakfast or dinner. It’s not as simple as just grabbing a bowl of cereal or making toast like you do with breakfast. But you also don’t tend to have the time that you have when …

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WORKING OUT WHILE INDULGING IN A FEW GAMES OF BINGO!

As working mums, it is extremely difficult to juggle looking after the kids, work and also health. It is important that in the process of taking care of the ones around us, we do not ignore our own health. The following exercises are what I have compiled which you can do on the go while working on other projects. Treadmill One of the most popular types of exercising equipment is the treadmill, which provides an …

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How To Make Use Of Spare Time On Your Own

In many cases, society expects us to parent our children in a certain way and judges us if we do certain things, like letting them stay up late or eating certain types of food. Heaven forbid spending time away from our children due to the accusations of neglect we’d receive. But the fact of the matter is that it is good to spend some child free time to yourself, and there is no reason to …

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