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7 things to consider when remortgaging post Covid

Did you know that on average there are almost 40,000 homeowner remortgages every month in the UK? And that despite [...]

By |March 10th, 2021|Family life, Money|0 Comments

5 reasons everyone should keep a rainy day fund

Did you know that one in 10 of us don't have any savings at all, and of those of us [...]

By |July 4th, 2020|Money|16 Comments

5 easy ways to save money on your wedding day

More than £30,000. That's the average cost of a UK wedding if the latest figures are to be believed - [...]

By |April 20th, 2020|Lifestyle, Money|1 Comment

5 easy ways to earn extra cash fast

More than £1,400. That's how much the average British family spends on presents and food at Christmas according to one [...]

By |December 27th, 2019|Money, Parenting|1 Comment

Should I start saving for my children’s future education?

More than £75,000. That’s how much it costs to raise a child from birth to 18 in the UK if [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Money, Parenting|4 Comments

5 practical ways to deal with bad credit

Worried about having bad credit? Not sure what to do about it, or how to improve it? Then this post [...]

By |February 28th, 2019|Family life, Money|0 Comments

10 easy ways to save money on your food bill

Looking to save money on your food bill? Whether you have a growing family like us and are looking to [...]

By |June 7th, 2018|Money, Parenting|3 Comments

My Own Fairy door review & reader offer!

Doesn’t the idea of your very own fairy door complete with its own tiny key sound enchanting? The three year [...]

Taking out a pension and making a will: eeek eeek eeek…

Getting a pension and making a will. Those are top on my list of life admin which I’ve been vowing [...]

By |May 8th, 2015|Baby, Family life, Health, Money, News, Parenting, Reviews, Work life|0 Comments

There was absolutely no sign of the necessary big pants: where was Kate’s VPL?

Didn’t Kate look amazing when she left hospital less than 10 hours after giving birth? I too left hospital around 10 hours [...]

New nuclear, blended or klingon: what type of family are you?

The idea of the nuclear family – mum, dad and two point something kids living together – is being stretched [...]

Shared parental leave: it could easily end in divorce

The new shared parental leave policy comes into force next week. Having just returned from maternity leave, I don’t think [...]

Purifyne Cleanse review: an internal makeover for your body

Cold pressed, ready to drink fresh detox juice delivered straight to your door. Doesn’t that sound fantastic? There’s never been [...]

Aldi bedding review: I’m a bedding snob

There’s been a lot of bed hopping going on at our house. With me working in London on three consecutive [...]

By |March 16th, 2015|Family life, Money, Parenting, Reviews, Work life|0 Comments

Baby swimming lessons: are they worth it?

It’s a good question, because at around £13 per class they’re not cheap. Although I took BB swimming regularly when [...]