HOW TO USE INTERDENTAL BRUSHES

My dentist advised me to use interdental brushes and to floss.  Perhaps I should have asked how to use interdental brushes but I hit the internet instead.  It...

HARRY POTTER KIDS PARTY IDEAS

My daughter turned 7 last week and wanted a Harry Potter themed birthday party.  There are some great resources available online and here's a few of the ideas...

RED RASPBERRY SEED OIL FOR SUN PROTECTION

I hate the idea of so many chemicals in suncream and applying this to my skin and the skin of my children.  I've spent hours researching alternatives to...

BLACK TEA FOR MOSQUITO BITES

Camping last week was great except for the horrific mosquito bites.  I've never had them that bad before.  Swollen, itching mosquito bites surrounded by redness and causing extreme...

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...