Monthly Archives: March 2021

Making Your Savings Go Further

Saving should be part of every financial strategy. You can’t plan budget management without making sure you can put money aside. Indeed, your savings could keep your budget afloat in case of an emergency, whether it’s an unexpected bill or prolonged unemployment. There’s a reason it’s called savings. It’s because your savings can save you.  The typical 50/30/20 rule suggests that the household should spend 50% of the net income on essentials, 30% on non-essential …

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Steps To Take When Your Relationship Is In Danger

From time to time, relationships fail, and when they do it is always hard to know what to do. But if you are at that point where you don’t yet know whether or not your relationship will fail or not, then you might want to think about what you can do to keep things going. In fact, there are numerous steps that are worth taking whenever you feel that your relationship is in danger, and …

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Cost-Effective and Sustainable Tips for Your Home

Image Credit With the economic impact of COVID-19, it’s prudent for you to cut down costs on important things such as your home by reducing expenses. This helps you to save some money and reduce the strain on your finances. As a plus, you can consider going sustainable, which also allows you to contribute to the environment’s good. Are you wondering how to get started? Here are some cost-effective and eco-friendly tips for your home.  …

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The Best of Dublin in a Weekend

https://unsplash.com/photos/nNtFxF6ny5c Traveling is one of life’s joys. From the mini-vacay to a trip of a lifetime, every adventure to a new destination is special and worth remembering. If you only have two days to enjoy Dublin, for example, you will want to plan your itinerary carefully. There is so much to do and see that it is impossible to experience it all in two months, let alone two days! So, make the most of it. …

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Is Your Business Doing Enough To Make A Splash Online?

Online shopping was growing in popularity long before the pandemic hit, but lockdowns have triggered a surge in online sales and a shift towards ordering via websites and apps. If your business is struggling to attract attention, or sales have stalled during the Covid-19 crisis, here are some effective ploys you can utilise to make a splash online.  Social media Social media was once just a platform for keeping in touch with friends and relatives, …

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How to Make Some Extra Cash Without Leaving the House

How to Make Some Extra Cash Without Leaving the House

With Christmas a not-so-distant memory and most of us still feeling the ache in our wallets after spending an absolute fortune, many of us are starting to think about ways that we can make a bit of extra cash for the year ahead. If you’ve already got a full-time job, finding the time to earn extra money can be tricky, but there are lots of things that you can do which can give you a …

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Lockdown Stress and Ways to Deal With It

Lockdown Stress and Ways to Deal With It

For many of us, life has gone back to normal in many ways. The kids have gone back to school, places are slowly starting to reopen and there’s a sense that things are getting better. People are learning how to stop worrying about the future. However, when I say “many of us”, I don’t actually mean me! Both kids are still home from school; in fact neither has been since 12th March 2020 and we’re …

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Is Your Office Car Park Causing Problems In Your Business?

Most business owners don’t put that much thought into their employee car park. After all, they’ve got more important things to worry about and they don’t want to add the car park to their long list of stuff they need to juggle. But if you run your own business, it might be worth putting more thought into your car park.  Source – Pexels CCO License Anybody that has worked somewhere with a poorly designed car …

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Loving Liverpool After Lockdown

Loving Liverpool After Lockdown

If you’ve read this blog before, you’ll probably know that as a family, we’re big fans of Liverpool. Obviously, the main love is Liverpool FC, but we’re also in love with the actual city of Liverpool and the people who live there. Husband and I often joke that we’d feel way more at home in Liverpool because of the politics and attitudes of the people up there and we’ve even sat and trawled through Rightmove, …

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LoveLox Personalised Locket Review

LoveLox Personalised Locket Review

Here in the Mum’s the Word house, we’re huge fans of  personalised gifts. In the past, we’ve made mugs, photo books, canvas prints and even chocolates with special messages on them! That’s why, when LoveLox Lockets got in touch and asked if I’d like to review a personalised locket, I knew I couldn’t refuse. LoveLox is a London-based company with one goal – providing beautiful bespoke jewellery which is unique to everyone who buys one. …

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