There are countless posts and articles about how to transform your wardrobe and decluttering your home. Letting go of the outfits that have been hanging in your wardrobe for years yet you can’t bear to part with. Or finally getting round to empty the cupboard of doom under the stairs, the garden shed etc. All those ‘I might need this someday’ items that you never really need to keep hold off. However, it appears that alongside hoarding clothes and furniture, we Brits also hoard unused coins. … View Post
The sun has got his hat on hip-hip-hip-hooray the sun has got his hat on and he’s coming out today! At long last, it looks as though the dreary weather is behind us and we can finally greet Spring and Summer like long lost friends. Whilst the change in the weather is a welcome addition to us all, well before we all start moaning about how hot it is and we can’t sleep because of it.
For the time being, we are certainly making the most of it. With a trip to LEGOLAND Windsor kick-starting our family days out. Time to pull out the shorts and t-shirts and for Piglet, a chance try out her new Little Hotdog Watson Globetrotter sunhat.… View Post
Talking about money is a tricky subject for most adults. We tend to keep our personal finances to ourselves and wouldn’t dream of asking someone how much they earn or what’s in their savings account.
Lots of parents feel the same way when it comes to teaching children about money. Maybe they think money matters shouldn’t burden kids, or perhaps they’re just not sure where to start.… View Post
Spring is in blossom and summer’s just around the corner, so what better time to start thinking about introducing your little one to a new sport?
Children today are often seen participating in more ‘popular’ sports, such as rugby and football, but why not consider opting for something different, like golf? Not only does it ensure your child is getting some vital physical activity, it is a sport known to be less-prone to injury in comparison to contact sports.… View Post
It’s a thorny question but one that crops up more often than you might think. What do you do if a member of your family asks to borrow money, and you know you have the money in the bank and could help them out? Would you? Should you? How can you not?… View Post
It would be fair to say that there has been a surge in destination weddings over the last few years. Once regarded as something of a fad, now they are all the rage and they are commonplace all over the world.
However, something else that is also fair to say is that they bring a lot more questions. This isn’t simply a case of popping down to your local church and exchanging vows. A lot more pre-planning is required – although the results can often be exquisite.… View Post
A Guide to Help Prevent You from Becoming a Certified Bridezilla!
Being newly engaged can be exciting until you start looking at how much your dream wedding could cost. Here are some tips on how to have a beautiful, affordable wedding. … View Post
When it came time for Roo to start school I can remember my mum friends advising me to buy a few spare sets of uniform but not to spend a fortune. Instead, save the money to purchase good quality school shoes. The best possible ones that we could afford as these were the most important item of school uniform. … View Post
Fun though it can be to treat your children with chocolate at Easter, you could still be concerned about that confectionary’s nutritional content. Recent research by Simply Education, an agency which matches teaching staff to schools around the UK, appears to vindicate such concern.… View Post