With the warm weather and summer months upon us, it’s the perfect time to get out and explore the beautiful and sunny surroundings with your little one. Depending on the age of your child, there is a lot to consider when taking them out and about in the hot and humid weather. Carrying them is always an option, but can often lead to both you and them getting overheated and feeling hot due to the heat that also comes from both your bodies as well.… View Post

With the summer holidays fast approaching, now’s the time to start thinking of fun and unique ways to get the family outdoors. These days, the majority of kids spend their time in front of technology, rather than playing outside. This does nothing for their physical and mental health so, why not check out these great games for outside listed below.… View Post

Just before Christmas, we received an email from our energy suppliers E.ON informing us about the Smart Meter rollout that is happening across the UK.  Between now and 2020 energy suppliers are offering households the opportunity to replace their current energy meters with Smart Meters.  The change over to a Smart Meter will allow energy suppliers the opportunity to take meter readings digitally and provide more accurate energy bills.  Partnered with an in-home display meter, householders are then able to track energy usage as well as the amount they are spending.… View Post

The kitchen is not only a space for cooking and eating but also where all of the action in the home takes place. We survive because of the kitchens. From entertaining visitors to gathering together, every day, as a family. It’s the true heart of the home because it’s where food is prepared. When comes to transforming your kitchen you can decide just how much of a change you are looking for.  Whether it is replacing kitchen units, adding a different scheme or sprucing up with new accessories.  Take a look at our top kitchen decorating ideas…… View Post

The sun was shining in Cumbria this week as I visited Carlisle Castle for the Poppies Tour… View Post

Summer is a brilliant time for kids. Not only do they get to play outside for longer, but they also get to enjoy six weeks off school! However, as fun as summer can be, without adequate care and protection, your kid’s hair and skin could suffer. Here, you’ll discover some great tips on how to take care of your kid’s hair and skin this summer. … View Post

Having both myself and Mr. Boo been made redundant in the past we are now more than ever aware of how our financial situation can change.  Having been reckless in the past with our budgeting we would like to think that we are in more control of our bills.  One of the areas that we have been blind to is our energy usage.  Although we have done the usual things like switch over to energy saving light bulbs etc.  Our energy bills each quarter are still higher than we would like.… View Post

Deciding to tackle home improvements can be a big undertaking. The good news? It doesn’t have to be. When thinking about all the options for home improvements, remember that they come in all different sizes. Some decide to renovate their home room by room, while others prefer to focus on my specific home renovation projects.

Whatever renovation route that you choose to take, remember that each and every option will end in making your home perfect for you and your family.… View Post

How did you choose the mattress that is on your bed right now? Were you one of life’s organised and efficient people who took the time to research, try out and way up the pros… View Post