November Week 4

This month we are making over the girls bedroom, if you missed the last couple of weeks click on this links below: Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 This Week This week has been a bit of a slow week, not great as I now only have one week left. We had a very busy […]

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She turned 3

  Let me tell you about this little girl. She is my mini me, I used to always laugh at my husband and son as they are so a like but Isla could not be anymore me if she tried. That is obviously a good and bad thing as she has all the things I […]

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Christmas Activities – Fill December with Festivities

Over the last couple of years we have made a huge deal out of advent calendars. I have made my own (thank you Pinterest) and they would consist of chocolates and an activity and the occasional extra small treat (e.g pot of play-dough or small car), not only has this been time-consuming for me but […]

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November Challenge – Week 2

This month we are making over the girls bedroom, if you missed week one click on this link below. Week 1 This Week I have been a lot busier with this room than I thought. We dismantled the old drawers and wardrobe to make room for the new one we brought from Ikea. This was […]

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November Challenge – Week 1

Last month saw me sell 21 items from around my home that we no longer use, to make a small amount of money for my November challenge. I do still have one item left on sale but so far my total is £245 (after fees are taken). We did decide to use this money to pay for […]

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Toddler Gift Ideas

Over the next two months in our house we have two toddlers birthdays and Christmas. The eldest toddler (my second child) who is turning three has requested two items a sparkly dress and a pink scooter, my youngest who is turning two I am not sure really cares if she gets a present as her […]

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The National Trust – Our day at Packwood House

We have been members of the National Trust for a few months now and we have visited several sites both on holiday and back home. For us it is great value for money at £9.55 a month for the family it can be a cheap way to get out of the house, especially if like […]

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Cheap and Free School Holiday Activities and Days Out

We all need to get out the house once or twice during the school holiday even if it’s just so you don’t hear I am bored one more time. But trips out can soon add up so here are my suggestions to free or cheap days out everyone can enjoy: The Park There is just […]

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Get ready for Christmas now so you are not paying for it next year!

So, this year Christmas day is on the 25th December, it always has been and always will be. So it has not snuck up on you and it certainly is not an emergency. Let me start by saying Christmas is not about presents and the biggest gift you could ever give anyone is time. So, […]

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How You Can Save Money on Children’s Party Presents

We have all been there The invite comes home, you have responded within a day or two and then you have put the invite on to the fridge thinking to yourself I will sort a present out in the next week or so (very organised). Fast forward to the day before the party when your […]

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