2020 has been an extraordinary year and one where, most of us, have had our holiday plans disrupted. If you are thinking of booking a staycation or holiday abroad to get a well earned break from the monotony of coronavirus life, take a look at my top holiday planning tips to help take the stress out of booking a break during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The kids are FINALLY both back to school in a couple of weeks and now we know what they are and aren't allowed to take in with them we made our annual pilgrimage to Smiggle to chose some fun back to school essentials guaranteed to make the school run a little brighter.
If you are a fan of black comedy look no further. Shortlisted for The Women's Prize for Fiction, My Sister the Serial Killer by Uyinkan Braithwaite is a novel take on the thriller genre which will make you question how far you'd go to protect the ones you love.
It is Father's Day this weekend and my Dad is super hard to buy for. But he loves wine. Enter the Wine List. Now, I admit not a massive wine fan but my Dad is. In fact he's a proper wine lover. So the Wine List appeared in my inbox just at the right time to peak my interest - let's see what's on offer from the latest entry to the subscription box market.
With the global pandemic in full swing and the majority of us on lockdown at home what better time to jump back into my TV and movie entertainment guide and share with you which shows are helping us get through lockdown...
My kids grew up watching Paw Patrol, Shimmer and Shine and Dora the Explorer (my eldest spent most of her younger years shouting 'Backpack! Backpack!') so it is safe to say Nickelodeon is a firm favourite in this household. How wonderful it would be if those shows could be brought to life... Enter Nickelodeon Adventure which has just opened at Lakeside, Thurrock. We were very lucky to be invited to celebrate at the launch event of this brand new play space along with our Paw Patrol obsessed nephew Little A.
Unwanted home visitors can be a real problem. And we are not talking in-laws. Your home is your safe place and the thought of pests and bugs infesting it and compromising the health of your family is highly distressing. But the UK has a number of persistent offenders. If you suspect you have a problem, be aware how quickly it can grow if not dealt with. Here is a quick round of the most common pests and how to deal with them.
It's the most wonderful time of the year... but it can also be one of the most stressful. If you have still got presents to buy let alone wrap check out my round up of unusual Christmas gifts for all the family guaranteed to produce smiles on Christmas morning.
A high percentage of kids participate in extra-curricular activities at their schools and collages. As parents we recognise the value these activities bring to our children (plus it gives us a little more child free time!). Besides being a fun way to spend their time, after school clubs and classes are great learning, growing, and development tools for young kids and teens alike. I've prepared a list of extra-curricular activities that can help promote cognitive development in kids of all ages.
Whether it’s to get to work, ferry the kids around, or simply get from A to B, many of us can’t live without a car. Whilst you may dream of having the latest model, your finances may mean that you have to settle with a used car. If you’re on the hunt for a used car, there are various factors that you need to take into consideration first. To help make things easier, here is a guide to help find a used car that’s right for you.
Artist, Baker and Blogger. Mum to my two beautiful, cheeky girls. Muddling my way through parenthood with equally cheeky Husband.