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How to work from home with your partner (& stay sane!)

Hands up who’s suddenly working from home with a partner thanks to what the oldest is now calling ‘stupid coronavirus’? [...]

By |March 20th, 2020|Blogging, Family life|9 Comments

5 things to consider when planning a home renovation

What makes a good home design? It’s an interesting question, because what works for some people would be a complete [...]

By |March 12th, 2020|Family life|3 Comments

7 fun things to do at the beach for under £20 #ad

(AD: This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Morses Club) Did you know the average cost of a family [...]

By |February 17th, 2020|Family days out, Family life, Parenting|12 Comments

5 home interior trends I’m loving in 2020 #ad

Hands up who loves scrolling through social media for home interior inspiration? The thing I love about the start of [...]

By |February 7th, 2020|Family life|7 Comments

5 things I love most about the UK in winter

Forget skiing in the French Alps or seeing the Northern Lights in Lapland: you don’t need to get on a [...]

By |February 3rd, 2020|Family days out, Family life, Parenting|7 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from North Wales, where we're celebrating my FIL's 70th birthday with a big family get-together. For [...]

By |January 5th, 2020|Family life, Parenting|6 Comments

10 things to look forward to in 2020

So, the new year is upon us - and not just a new year but a new decade too. With [...]

By |January 1st, 2020|Family life, Parenting|12 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from our kitchen window sill, where our Christmas amaryllis has put in an early appearance. As [...]

By |December 8th, 2019|Family life|8 Comments

5 simple ways to avoid overspending at Christmas

More than £800. That’s how much extra the average UK household spends in December if the Bank of England is [...]

By |November 20th, 2019|Family life|1 Comment

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot pretty much sums up the weather in our neck of the woods this week: sunny one minute, chucking it [...]

By |November 17th, 2019|Family life|7 Comments

Improving the quality of our indoor air with Philips 2000i Air Purifier

When was the last time you thought about the quality of the air in your home? Last week? Last month? [...]

By |November 15th, 2019|Family life, Health, Reviews|2 Comments

5 top tips for driving in winter weather

Hands up who gets nervous about driving in winter weather? If so, you’re not alone! Battling elements like snow and [...]

By |November 11th, 2019|Family life|2 Comments

5 easy ways to cut the cost of car insurance

Ever wondered what makes your car insurance so expensive? We’ve both been driving for more than 20 years now, but [...]

By |October 31st, 2019|Family life, Parenting|1 Comment

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week is someone who doesn't feature as much on the blog as he probably should: our very first [...]

By |October 27th, 2019|Family life|8 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

It might look like it was taken abroad, but #MySundaySnapshot this week was taken right here in the UK, on [...]

By |September 15th, 2019|Allotment, Family life|6 Comments