As most homeowners will be well aware, selling your house can be an extremely stressful, lengthy, drawn out process. It can cause headaches and heartache, not to mention the huge expense that is footed by the seller.

Typically, using estate agents is the first plan of action for people who are ready to up sticks and sell their house. But what exactly does using an estate agent entail? While it may be handy to have your home advertised to potential buyers, the process is a real fee-fest. Think solicitor’s fees, estate agent’s fees.… View Post

There’s a lot to consider when deciding on a house for you and your family. Not only do you have to think of the present, but if you have young children, it’s important to think of the future for them as well. A major deciding factor in where you chose to live will be the location, which should have all the desired facilities that will meet the requirements of you and your children.… View Post

From slurping milkshakes with a big crowd of siblings. To the heart-wrenching difficulty of sharing that favourite teddy with a sister.  And the joys of cuddling up together at the end of the day.  This delightful picture book explores the love between siblings in all its forms, whatever the size or make up of a family.… View Post

Given that my children’s nicknames are Roo, Tigger and Piglet I would imagine that it is fairly obvious that I share a love for the classic AA Milne stories of Winnie The Pooh.  Whilst I recall the stories from my early childhood, it was when my Dad bought me The Complete Winnie The Pooh Collection hardback book that I truly fell in love with the stories.  Earlier this year I visited the Winnie The Pooh Exhibition at the V&A and although I’d never really lost the magic of the stories, it reignited the words and characters for me all over again.… View Post

Last weekend Roo and I headed down to London to watch the Muller Anniversary Games at the London Stadium. The games were amazing and the atmosphere was electric!… View Post

Summertime is the perfect time for outdoor picnics. With picnic season here and ready to start, it’s important to know exactly what essentials that you should have for the perfect picnic outing. When it comes to knowing everything there is to know about picnic essentials, Rex London has you covered. … View Post

This year is the Year of Engineering a government initiative that The Holiday Makers are part of, are hoping to change this by inspiring children (aged 7-16) to learn more about engineering.  Through a series of fun activities and challenges that they can complete at home with their parents and/or friends. … View Post

The start of school is just around the corner and parents all over the world are getting ready to start shopping for all the much-needed school supplies for their children. With all the products out there to choose from, it can be overwhelming at times to try to narrow it down to a product that is a good value and fit for your child. It’s important to start their school year off with items that will help to enhance their writing skills, not hamper them.… View Post

Google report last-minute holiday bookings are on the rise. In fact, they are up 269% month on month!  Years ago I remember searching for last-minute bargain holidays via Teletext and waiting for the TV to scroll through hundreds of options. Do you remember that? Oh, how times have changed!

With my kids in school just going off last minute isn’t an all year option but even in the school holidays, it is very possible to bag a brilliant last-minute deal.… View Post