Monthly Archives: December 2018

3 Investment Ideas For Financially Savvy Parents

3 Investment Ideas For Financially Savvy Parents

When you’re a busy parent, it can be difficult to think about investment. After all, how are you going to afford to do it, and how will you find the time to keep on top of it consistently? However, investment doesn’t have to be a terrifying and difficult prospect; it could be something as simple as investing in the future of your family with something like a savings account. We’ve put together some of the …

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Last Minute Gift Ideas for Tween and Teen Boys

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Tween and Teen Boys

We’re at a point now where the majority of the Christmas shopping is done, bar the big food shop which will probably happen on Sunday. It’s been a funny year of gift buying; Sausage is at an age where toys aren’t really her thing and she has a phone, laptop, TV, tablet, camera etc already, so we’ve had to really wrack our brains to think of a main gift for her. BB is still easy …

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How To Create A Breathtaking Look For Prom On A Small Budget

How To Create A Breathtaking Look For Prom On A Small Budget

Prom can be a very exciting event for most of us, but for reasons that differ from person to person; there are some of us that need to be mindful of doing it on a tight budget. This doesn’t mean we need to look like we haven’t spent a fortune – it actually just means we’re smart! How do you get the same look for half the price or less? Simple! By planning ahead and …

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Top tips for first time property investors

Top tips for first time property investors

Property investment is one of the most significant assets currently in the UK. It adds billions of pounds to the economy each year. Many people consider embarking on a property investment venture, however are unsure how or feel uncertain about the prospect. Make sure you follow these simple guidelines to ensure the process can be as smooth as possible. Research the best areas The UK is blessed with an array of prosperous cities, that may …

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How To Make Horse Rugs Last Longer

How To Make Horse Rugs Last Longer

The maintenance and care of horse rugs is important if you want them to last longer. Horse rugs are an expensive investment which requires careful cleaning and maintenance. If you don’t take proper care of horse rugs, there’s a higher chance of those rugs not fulfilling their purpose and you may have to invest in a new horse rug all over again. Keeping and maintaining a horse itself is very expensive, so to minimise recurring …

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The Next Big Thing in Parenting – Sleep Education

The Next Big Thing in Parenting – Sleep Education

There is a lot of information out there that teaches you how to be a good parent. It talks about how to deal with tantrums, stubbornness, how to improve cognitive development, how to feed your child well and so on. There are so many issues you have to begin addressing as parents and the first thing to do is find the root of these issues. As with all roots, it lies in the dark. Sleep, …

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3 home improvements that can make a difference in later life

3 home improvements that can make a difference in later life

Whether you need to make changes to your home now and you’re just thinking about the future, it’s important to be aware of the improvements that can help make a difference in later life. In this blog, we take a look at three ways you enhance your home to create a safe, more convenient living space. An adjustable bed As you get older, you may find that getting in and out of bed becomes more …

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7 Things To Remember This Holiday Season

7 Things To Remember This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a fun-filled time where there seems to be something happening every day during the busiest periods. Avoid feeling overwhelmed this time of year by taking these steps to prep for the new year and also take care of yourself. Tie Up Loose Ends At Work Before you take your end of year break, prepare your documents so that you can come back and hit the ground running. Settle up all of …

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Finding a Winter Coat

Finding a Winter Coat

I’m in a bit of a pickle at the moment. I’ve got three winter coats, but none of them is quite doing the job for me at the moment. The first is a black wool coat that I bought when I worked in an office. It’s decent quality and warm but is a bit too formal to go with my usual mum uniform of jumper, jeans and Converse! The second is a proper Berghaus hiking …

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How to Make Any Dress Work in Winter

How to Make Any Dress Work in Winter

I don’t know about you, but I hate the fact that when the weather changes, half of my wardrobe gets consigned to the archives. I’ve got items of clothing that I love and am super comfortable in, so I love to find ways to make them work all year round. I’ve recently been looking at the Esprit website, given the fact that my favourite maternity jeans of all time were made by the brand. I …

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