FAMILY BOARD GAMES

Family board games are a great alternative to letting the kids sit on their games consoles. I grew up in an age of board games and it was only...

DRINKING WATER IN THE MORNING

My morning routine doesn't even feel like effort anymore.  If you do something often enough it becomes a habit.  So I stumbled upon something online about drinking water...

SAVE MONEY ON FOOD SHOPPING

Do you want to save money on food shopping?  Here's a few tips to help you cut down on your grocery bill.  Some of these you may do...

PLANNING CHRISTMAS IN ADVANCE 5 TIPS

Yes, I'm fully aware it's only the summer but why not think about planning Christmas in advance?  Spread the cost of Christmas by starting now.  Keep an eye...

FREEZE BANANAS, FRUGAL TIP

This may be my shortest blog post yet!!  If you don't get round to eating bananas then get freezing them, save them, don't waste them. Frozen bananas are great...

GREEN BLUE PETER BADGE

My kids love watching Blue Peter and Jess is nearly old enough to apply for her own Blue Peter badge. Abi frequently enters the competitions and is already the...

HOMEMADE GARDEN GIFT IDEAS

I was feeling stuck for birthday present ideas for an awesome man who loves gardening.  He's 70 and what do you get someone who most probably has everything...

NEW TO CAMPING

So many family's camp and we are hoping to join the campers this summer.  I'm guessing I may not be the only person that will be new to camping! Camping...

10 TIPS FOR DEALING WITH BURNOUT

Life is busy for most.  When you start finding yourself so busy and feel like you are swimming upstream then take stock as you may be heading for...

GETTING ORGANISED WITH GOOGLE CALENDAR

Being organised with dates and events can be quite a headache.  About ten years ago I could manage with just a calendar on the kitchen wall.  Then I...