Monthly Archives: July 2017

Common Garden Problems

I’ve blogged about our garden a few times in the past; it’s a really decent size with a large lawn and a patio area and it’s one of my favourite things about this house. There’s more than enough space for a massive trampoline, the girls paddling pool in the summer and various other slides/tents/swingball-type things, without ever feeling cluttered. However, although it might seem like a big blank space would be easy to manage, we …

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5 Amazing Moms Who Won the Lottery

5 Amazing Moms Who Won the Lottery

It takes a huge stroke of luck to win the lottery, but every once in a while, people get the chance to experience such immensely fortunate events. In this article, we are going to tell you about five amazing mothers who have used their lottery fortunes to provide their families with the happily ever after they had always envisioned for them. 1. Pearlie Smith Pearlie Smith is the proud mother of seven, and as you …

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Get Your Dream Kitchen

Get Your Dream Kitchen

Thinking about turning your current kitchen into your dream cooking space? Are you worried about the cost? Well worry no longer as we’re bringing you a definitive guide on revamping your tired kitchen without breaking the bank! We’ll talk about all the cheap bits and bobs you can get as well as some ways to cut costs out entirely! Create a feature wall A feature wall used to be a pain to sort but nowadays …

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Free Up Capital And Get Cash In Hand

Free Up Capital And Get Cash In Hand

There are times in life when you need to free up some money, fast. This could be because you have mounted up quite a few bills on your credit cards. Or, it might be that you have been made redundant and are currently struggling out of work. At points like this, you need to make sure that you get money in your hand as quickly as possible. Otherwise, you can end up in the position …

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Sweet Burritos (Camping Recipe) – #campfirecooking

Sweet Burritos (Camping Recipe) – #campfirecooking

When I was a kid, the vast majority of the holidays we went on were of the camping variety. The south of England is pretty packed with family-friendly places to camp and on years that we couldn’t afford a big holiday, we’d still get taken for the odd night camping here and there, which felt like such an adventure. Unless you’re camping on a  site with great facilities, campfire cooking can take some thought and …

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Childcare in the Modern World

Living in a fairly remote location means that childcare can be a bit of an issue; we’re lucky enough to have family who help out if Husband and I want to have a night out or a trip to the cinema, but it’s not always practical as it means either picking the girls up afterwards and bringing them home, or leaving them for a sleepover which they don’t always want to do. Just recently, I …

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Handling The Worst Financial Situations In Life

Handling The Worst Financial Situations In Life

Pic Credit There are times in life when finances will be tight. You need to be prepared for these occasions if you are going to get through them without any major problems. There are plenty of examples of times like this, and the problem is that you often don’t think they are going to affect you. If you have a good job and you feel confident your boss is happy with your performance, you probably …

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Freelance Family Finances

Living in a family with one freelance parent must be a bit tricky at times, with one person’s contribution being potentially unstable, but having TWO freelancers in the house? Let me tell you, it definitely has it’s pros and cons! We love the fact that we’re able to choose our own hours which means we’re able to work around school holidays, go to the gym during the day when it’s less busy (because we’re both …

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11+ Help for a Fraction of the Cost with Education Quizzes

11+ Help for a Fraction of the Cost with Education Quizzes

I’ve mentioned before that Husband and I have been looking into getting Sausage a tutor to help her with the 11+ and now that we’re getting towards the end of year 4, it’s becoming even more of a pritority. The main issue we have is the cost associated with tutoring; most of the decent tutors locally charge betwen £25 and £30 a week, which can really build up over the course of the month and …

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