Yearly Archives: 2022


Famileo – A Great Gift For Grandparents

Famileo – A Great Gift For Grandparents is a paid collaborative post, however, as always all opinions are my own. I don’t know about you, but my inlaws (the boys’ grandparents) are still pretty old-school and even though they have a tablet, they love a newspaper and that is the genius behind Famileo. Famileo is a family newspaper that gets sent to the recipient on a monthly basis populated by the rest of the family.


Teenage Boy Fragrance Gifts

Teenage Boy Fragrance Gifts is a paid collaboration with parfumedreams. Shall we talk about adolescent boys and smells? It seems that we go from the allergic to bathing and grooming stage to the chewing on Lynx stage overnight. Trust me I have been there as have many mothers before me. My boys are 16 and 17 now and long past that Lynx stage, so I wanted to share with you, some of the fabulous grooming gifts that parfumedreams have to offer and that would be or have been on their list.


How to Throw a Gingerbread House Decorating Party

Check out our fun ideas for throwing a gingerbread house decorating party. Every Christmas Eve we have a party with our best friends with kids’ Christmas party games and delicious food. We have been doing this since our children were tiny, but now they are older we have graduated to a gingerbread decorating party.


Tips to Simplify Christmas without Losing the Magic

Tips to Simplify Christmas without Losing the Magic is a paid collaborative post. I absolutely adore the holiday season, but not the stress of it all, so over the last few years we have worked hard at simplifying Christmas without losing the magic and the best bit is each year gets even better. So follow our tips on how to simplify Christmas and you will thank me not just now but next year too.


Christmas Wreath Colouring Pages 1

How festive are these amazing Christmas wreath colouring pages? I love Colouring and there is nothing better on a dark night in the lead-up to Christmas than doing some relaxing colouring. I find that it helps me turn off and at this time of year we are all so busy that anything that helps me cope with the busyness of the lead-up to Christmas is good by me.


Free Christmas Colouring Page to Download 2

I am delighted to bring you this fabulous free Christmas colouring page to print and download this festive season. I have long been a fan of Rebecca Strickson and when I approached her to commission a colouring page, I was delighted when she said yes! Her art always makes me smile and is a delicious mix of art deco, mid-century modern with bang-up-to-date sentiments inspired by traditional trade union banners.


Gilmore Girls Gift Guide 1

These Gilmore Girl Gifts are is dedicated to my bestie Sally. When I was really unwell way back when she sent me every episode of every series of the Gilmore Girls on CD (yes, this was back in the depths of time before streaming services). Stars Hollow became my haven. The place I escaped to and even more it is where I visit when I need comfort and peace. So this is the gift guide for everyone that can smell snow or only like your coffee with your oxygen.


Reindeer Rice Krispie Treats

These Christmas Reindeer Rice Krispie Treats are fun, festive, and so simple to make! Reindeer treats make a fun food gift or holiday project for kids and if you like these, then why not try out Christmas Tree Rice Krispie Treats? You can make all of your reindeer Rudolph like we have with his red nose or you can have a herd and only one special red-nosed reindeer!


Insurance – Is it Worth It? 1

“Insurance – Is it worth it?” is a paid collaborative post with HSBC. With the cost of living crisis, many families are looking to cut costs and many are asking if they should cancel insurance policies. Before you even contemplate it, you really need to understand what each policy covers and how and also if it is a legal requirement. Please remember that I am not a financial adviser just a regular mum, so please take professional advice.


Canada – The Perfect Place to Holiday with Kids

Choosing the perfect place to holiday as a family can be a real challenge especially when you add the volatility of kids or in my case teenagers into the mix. There is so much pressure involved in choosing the right place to holiday, especially when my family has so many different priorities and likes. My husband hates sunbathing and too much heat, Mini struggles with new places, Maxi is a thrill seeker and me, well as long as everyone else is happy then that makes me happy. So grab your eTA for yourself and your family and see why Canada is the perfect place to holiday with kids.


How to Save but Not Reduce the Quality of Life?

The lower the family income, the more critical the question of creating savings is. A financial cushion will save you temporary work problems, salary delays, and unexpected expenses. Small loans can save for a certain time, but they also must be returned, so the issue becomes even more urgent. How to save, form a financial cushion, but, at the same time, not give up your quality of life? Financial company Payday Depot is ready to answer this question.


Why Early Childhood Education Is Important for Further Academic Success

Do you care for your children and their future studying? Do you want to help them become successful? If you are concerned about them being ambitious and goal-oriented as they grow up, you should care for their academic prosperity from a very young age. When the kids grow up, they will surely find legit essay writing services and other platforms that will have their backs in emergency cases, but your task as a parent is to help them learn the basics at an early age.


The Perfect Homework Assignment: Things You Need to Know

Completing a perfect assignment each time can become your reality. Of course, a student has to adjust their study routines and learn new approaches to dealing with each assignment. However, one can quickly master the craft of doing homework in just a few steps. All you need is to respect and follow the new rules. So, here are the things you need to know to polish your homework skills and improve your academic performance.


Why Diversification Is Important for Successful Learning

Each new generation requires whole new approaches when it comes to learning. These days, the world is changing every minute, making it hard to keep up. Still, the educational system tries hard to deliver what students need to build a brighter, better future. One way global education is improving is by presenting higher diversification. Indeed, the job market is not as it used to be in the past. Now, young people need a wide variety of skills to succeed in a competitive environment.