Yearly Archives: 2020


January Activities for Primary Aged Children 1

Simple January activities for Primary aged children is a great resource for the month with ideas of simple activities to do with kids aged 4-10. With a delayed start to schooling in parts of England and some other parts of the UK, I thought it would be a good idea to gather together some simple to pull together activities for the first couple of weeks of January or any other time.


Weight management tips for dogs

Weight management tips for dogs is a paid collaborative post with Royal Canin UK & IE as part of their #PerfectingPetWeight campaign but all thoughts are my own. Research conducted by the University of Liverpool and Mars Petcare’s WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition.  Did you know that 1 in 5 dogs in industrialised countries are categorised as obese and 1 in 2 in the UK are overweight? I am not going to lie Alvin is a fair-weather dog and puts on weight during the winter months as he often just refuses to walk and sits down!


DIY Infusible Ink Pillow or Cushion – Cricut

How to Create a cushion or pillow using Infusible Ink and the Cricut blank pillowcase perfect for Christmas time with our fab geometric tree design. I love being able to bring out homemade decorations at Christmas but that doesn’t mean I don’t want them to look professional and simple and easy to make, but they also need to be washable and long-living which is why I love infusible ink as it takes on the properties of the material you infuse it with.


Tips for Applying for a Loan 1

2020 has been a challenging year for a lot of people and we are running on an overdraft here in the Mad House at the moment and really that isn’t a great long to medium-term solution, so we have been considering applying for a loan to cover it. So it was perfect timing when HSBC approached me with this fab infographic with tips for successfully applying for a loan.


Jenkins & Hustwit Farmhouse Cake Review and Giveaway 189

Jenkins & Hustwit Farmhouse Cake Review and Giveaway is a paid collaboration. As much as I love baking cakes, I also love eating cakes that I haven’t baked and often that can lead to disappointment when you wish you had just made it yourself. During most of this year whilst she has been unable to leave the house, my Mother in Law has been a baking demon with weekly deliveries of sweet treats to our home. So we have been really lucky with no buying any!