Monthly Archives: May 2017

Getting the Best Night’s Sleep #SleepExperts

Sleep is a massively varying issue in our house; Husband is an insomniac (as in a proper, can’t sleep for days at a time insomniac) whereas as it’s a running joke in our house about how easily I fall asleep. I once fell asleep STANDING UP and almost broke my neck by falling backwards like a felled tree and catching myself at the last second. The girls seem to fall somewhere in the middle; Sausage fights sleep …

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Can You Be A Tourist In Your Own City?

Can You Be A Tourist In Your Own City?

Source While the idea of a summer holiday may be the thing that keeps most of us going for much of the year, sometimes, it’s just not feasible. It might be a financial concern or just not being able to justify the time off work, but the fact remains: this year, you’re staying home. This doesn’t mean that you have to abandon all plans for a little fun and exploration, though. In fact, it gives …

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Best Locations to Have a Holiday with Your Dog

Best Locations to Have a Holiday with Your Dog

Many pet owners don’t want to leave their pets behind when they go on holiday, whether that is somewhere close to home, or a little bit farther. Dog friendly holidays are becoming increasingly more popular, and even if you want to get some sun in a hotter climate, there are some great options for places to go, as well as reasonably priced companies offering all the help you need to ship dogs to your holiday …

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What To Look For When Moving to a Rented Property

I’ve mentioned before that Husband and I have lived in rented property for our whole adult lives and in fact, since we’ve been together we’ve actually lived in EIGHT different properties in 11 and a half years! We’ve seen a LOT of properties, ranging from flats to houses to bungalows, both old and new, when searching for properties to move to and I think it’s given us a pretty good level of expertise when it …

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Taking Care of an Elderly Pet

One thing that we’ve come to realise now that Chuck is older is that taking care of an elderly dog is vastly different to caring for a younger one. His drives have completely changed now that he’s an old man (he’s the equivalent of around 80 years old in human years) and we’ve had to make some changes to accomodate him and keep him healthy for as long as possible. Here’s some of the things …

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A Good Landlord/Tenant Relationship

Husband and I have been together for 11 and a half years now and in that time, we’ve always lived in rented houses. We’ve no inclination to buy with the way the market is at the moment and we like the fact that if something major goes wrong, like a boiler needing to be replaced, the expense isn’t ours. We probably pay more in rent than we would on a mortgage but for us, it’s …

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Making Your First Year Simpler with Free the Fresher

Making Your First Year Simpler with Free the Fresher

Do you know what’s scary? I’m now enough of a grown up to have friends with children who are going off to Uni this year. I KNOW. The fact that I have two kids, a Husband, a dog and drive an estate car should be enough for me to be aware that I’m a proper grown up, but sometimes it takes the realisation that my friends have grown up kids to make me realise that …

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Have More Money Than Ever Before: 3 Ways

Would you love it if your family could have more money than ever before? There are a few different ways you can do this, and they aren’t as difficult as you may think. Here are 3 ideas you can use! Change Your Language And Mindset The way you talk about your finances can make a huge difference, including how you talk about them in front of your kids. By talking about things in a more …

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What’s Your Excuse?

What’s Your Excuse?

I’ve been thinking long and hard about writing this post because I don’t want it to seem like I’m attacking anyone. My friend Kate bestowed a mantra upon me a while back – “You Do You” – and I really strongly believe that everyone is free to do whatever the hell they want when it comes to their own body, but I’m not addressing people who CAN’T exercise here, or even those who don’t want …

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Why Bermuda is a Top Family Holiday Destination

Why Bermuda is a Top Family Holiday Destination

Usually when we think of Bermuda we think of Honeymooners and young couples soaking up some quality R&R time. However Bermuda is much more than just sun, sea and sand so today we are taking you through the activities and things to do in Bermuda that make it a top holiday destination for families. Image source Exploration There is so much to explore in Bermuda and so much to do that will keep the kids …

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