Free Self-Care Advent Calendar Printable 1

This self-care advent calendar printable was inspired by the fact that we mums are often frazzled in the lead-up to Christmas during advent and I wanted to create something that enabled, no scrap that word, but it ensured we take time out to focus on ourselves even if it was for just 15 minutes a day. The p[popularity of advent calendars is massive, but some of the ones I see cost more than I would ever spend on a Christmas present! Do this Self Care Advent Calendar Printable is filled with low-cost or better still no-cost activities.


Workplace safety tips you should know

It’s important to employers and employees that safety is taken seriously in the workplace. Between a company and their staff, nobody wants injuries to occur during work hours. For these reasons, it’s imperative that health and safety in the workplace is taken seriously, and companies stay up-to-date with fire safety guidelines with things like fire door surveys. Here’s a list of tips for ensuring workplace safety.


5 Cute and Easy Origami Ideas to Keep Your Child Busy

You should keep your children away from the screen during the weekends and holidays by inventing fun indoor and outdoor activities to keep them busy. Below are five easy and cute origami ideas to keep your kids busy. But let’s quickly understand what origami is.


Free Colour In Advent Calendar Printables 3

I am a sucker for Christmastime and a good Christmas countdown calendar and that is why I have put together this free colour in advent calendar printables page full of advent calendar colouring pages to download. These calendars are a great sugar-free countdown alternative perfect for classroom use or to add to your personal advent calendar activity list.


How to Save Money on Groceries and Food Shopping

How to save money on groceries and food shopping is part of my money-saving series sharing tips and hints gained over the years and from thrifty and frugal people. With the increasing cost of living and the massive rise in inflation, being a savvy shopper and spender has never been more critical. Getting the most out of your money is something I have learned over the years and I am happy to share it with you.


Slow Cooker versus Pressure Cooker – Which is More Energy Efficient?

With the costs of energy on the increase, it is more important than ever to work out the most efficient way of cooking. So Slow cooker versus pressure cooker which is more energy efficient? In all honesty, the fact is both have a place in today’s modern kitchen but when it comes to the cost of cooking which is the cheapest?


Tips to Save Energy in the Bathroom 1

With energy prices on the increase, we are all looking for ways to save energy in our homes and these tips to save energy in the bathroom will not only help you save money by reducing your energy bills but also preserve the environment too.


How to Save Money on Heating Costs this winter 1

You should never have to choose whether to heat your home or eat and I hope this post will help you save money on your heating costs. The newspapers have reported recently that 80% of families are planning on rationing their heating this year, with the majority limiting their household heating to one hour in the morning and one hour in the evening and some people totally just going without. There are also local firms setting up warm banks. So many people are worried that they are not going to be able to pay their heating bills.


How to Save Energy when Cooking 5

With the cost of gas and electricity prices sky rocketing it is more important than ever to learn how to save energy when cooking. Did you know that cooking typically accounts for 13.8% of electricity demand in UK homes, with freezing or cooling food requiring a further 16.8% of the electricity used on average according to the Energy Saving Trust?


Ultimate University Packing List with Free Printable 2

Congratulations – you (or your child) are off to Uni which is why you may have landed on this page! it can be tempting to pack all bar the kitchen sink, but we are here to help you with our ultimate university packing list and tell you to leave the mixer at home and what is essential to pack.


10 Ways To Help Your Children Succeed In Their Studies 2

It is impossible to expect that children will learn everything solely at school. After all, in 2021/22, there were 20.6 pupils per every nursery and primary and 16.7 pupils per every secondary school teacher. Students need to put in some work outside of the institution as well. Naturally, there will be subjects and habits they will struggle with. To make their study time at home more effective and enjoyable, you must create the right environment. You can also help them by making the process more fun. Come up with activities that will help them learn and enjoy themselves simultaneously. Here are ten simple ways to help your children succeed in their more »


8 Spots to Climb For Adventurous Students

Rock climbing is a great way to add some adventure to your life. It boosts adrenaline and offers an exciting activity on a nature sight. Surely, you can do it in a climbing gym to practice and exercise. But there is nothing that compares to climbing the real rocks.


5 Summer Jobs in California for Students Who Love Animals

Everyone is waiting for summer to finally refresh themselves after a hard year of studying. Some will use the chance to go on vacation abroad, while others will explore some hidden places nearby. But there are also students who will use their free time for their benefit by applying for a part-time job to make some money.


Budgeting Tips for University Students 3

Budgeting Tips for University Students is a paid collaborative post with HSBC who have just completed new research with students that have shown that over half of all British students say financial concerns are having a negative impact on their mental health and 45% have switched choice of university because of worries about the cost of living. As a parent of a soon-to-be University student, I find this really concerning, but more so the fact that nearly half (46%) the student population say they don’t feel they’ve had enough education on how to budget.


Online Learning with Night Zookeeper

Online Learning with the Night Zookeeper is a paid collaborative post. I have posted before about how much I love the Night Zookeeper range and how their personalised books can really help reluctant readers. You might already be aware of the amazing books by Joshua Davidson which introduce them to the importance of creativity and friendship, but did you know that the Night Zoolkeeper is also an English language curriculum for ages 6-12 that can be used as a fun online learning program to supplement your children school work at home – Keep reading as we have an amazing offer for you.


King Charles III Colouring Pages 1

These King Charles II Colouring pages are free to download and will provide a great resource for children learning about our new King. Sadly after over 70 years of service to our country as monarch, Queen Elizabeth II recently died whilst at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, which means that her heir Prince Charles was Crowned King Charles III and Camilla The Duchess of Cornwall – Queen Consort.


Remembering Queen Elizabeth II Kids Activities 2

Whilst we mourn and reflect on the death of Queen Elizabeth II, these resources and activities are brilliant to help children consider and reflect on the life and work of Her Majesty the Queen who was Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. Many children will have celebrated the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen earlier this year and remember that magnificent event.


Preparing Your Car For a Road Trip When You’re A Mom On A Budget 1

If you’re a mom on a budget, you know that every little bit counts when saving money. So, when it comes time to take your family on a road trip, you’ll want to ensure your car is in tip-top shape – without spending a fortune. CarShield extended warranties can help.


Activities for Celebrating the King’s Coronation with Kids 1

A fantastic collection of crafts, recipes and activities for celebrating the King’s Coronation with Kids with themes based on Union jacks, castles and King and Queens to help celebrate and commemorate the historic coronation of King Charles III to the throne. The date for King Charles III’s coronation has been announced by Buckingham Palace as Saturday 6th May, 2023. The coronation of His Majesty The King will see him crowned alongside The Queen Consort The Coronation Ceremony will take place at Westminster Abbey, London, and will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.


10 Delicious and Simple Air fryer Recipes 3

I am a big airfryer fan. We have had one since 2011 (make sure you check out our chips) and my mum had an actifry before that. It has really revolutionised the way we cook and we have recently upgraded our air fryer to a double one. Not only are they a more cost-effective way of cooking, but they are also speedy, use less fats and the boys love cooking with them. Maxi makes some sort of chicken in the air fryer for lunch when he is at home most days. So I wanted to share our favorite air fryer receipes.