Usable Treats For The Whole Family

Gift giving is very traditional in a lot of families and places. Sharing what you have to make someone else’s life better is one of the greatest ways to show that you care about them. Spending money on someone is just like spending time on someone. But, instead, they get something they can enjoy out of it. But, of course, a lot of people struggle with gift giving. Knowing what to get someone is never easy. It doesn’t have to be this way, though. Gifts that are useful will always go down well. And, this post will be going through… [Read More]

How To Make Money As A Busy Mum

Life as a busy mother can often be pretty tough. Of course, your kids are the world to you and all the hard work is absolutely worth it, but it isn’t always an easy life. A lot of people think that being a stay at home mum isn’t a ‘real’ job but of course nothing could be further from the truth. And very few things are harder work than raising your children! Still, once your kids get a little older, a lot of stay at home mums start to get a little antsy. Having twins means that they play together… [Read More]

’10 Things Girls Need Most’ Book Review

As a mum of girls I try to do everything in my power to ensure that I steer them in the right direction in life. They’re only five years old, but already they’re confident, clever and knowledgable. By empowering them to make their own decisions, regardless of how small they may be, we can give our girls the confidence to achieve anything they want. I was recently sent a book called, ’10 Things Girls Need Most to grow up strong and free’ by Steve Biddulph. The main idea behind the book is to combat the ever increasing number of girls… [Read More]

The Pros and Cons of Toddler Groups

Kids playing in woods

Shortly after bringing our girls home from hospital after their extended stay due to being born early, I started to look into local baby and toddler groups. There seemed to be quite a few of them around, but it would be another 7 months before I managed to pluck up the courage to actually go to one. I was nervous about being on my own with our twins in a room surrounded by other mums and their children. I thought up all sorts of things to worry about. What if no-one talks to me? What if no-one likes me? What… [Read More]

Never Bite Off What You Can’t DIY!

Image Source DIY is often seen as a great way to save money when your home needs some work done to it. We have flat-pack furniture and stores designed to help people complete basic building. And, of course; this is usually cheaper than hiring someone to do the work for you. But, it’s easy to make mistakes that can lead to these jobs costing a small fortune. If you bite off more than you can chew; you may find that you have to get the help of a contractor anyway. To help you out, this post will be going through… [Read More]

Three Things To Get In Order When You’re Expecting!

Finding out you’re pregnant is one of the most exciting moments of your life, although fear and anxiety usually aren’t far behind! While it’s a magical time, a new baby changes everything, and there’s a lot to think about. Thankfully you have nine months to get things in order, here are three main areas you might need to evaluate with a little one on the way. photo Your Home Is your current home suitable for a child? If you live in an apartment with a lot of stairs, or if your home is difficult to access how will you manage… [Read More]

Why Your Home Might Have Humidity Issues

Does your home seem to have developed humidity issues lately? There could be a few reasons for this! Luckily, it’s nothing you won’t be able to fix. If you leave your humidity issues alone for too long, chances are, you’ll begin to develop mold and other problems in the house. This in turn can lead to health problems! Let’s take a look at a few things that could be causing your humidity issues: Single Glazed Windows Single glazed windows aren’t the best idea if you want to keep your home healthy and free of moisture and mold. If you haven’t… [Read More]

Turning A Lame Room Into A Game Room

Picture Source Whether you’re living with a family or friends, there comes a point at which you realise something is missing from your home. You love your family or the buddies with whom you’re living, but when you come in from college to an uninspired student house or a long day at work to a manic household, sometimes you just want a room to which you can retreat to relax and actually have some fun. This doesn’t have to be a lonely room. In fact, it can be a fun family-centred room if that’s what you want. The point is… [Read More]

Five Hobbies That You Must Try in Your Spare Time!

Dolls and Daydreams

Having a hobby is something that people tend to think the elderly have. However, that’s not the case at all. I’m 30 years old and I have lots of hobbies. Hobbies that I wish I had more time for! Hobbies are great because you can learn a new skill, meet new people, possibly even forge a new career! Hobbies also helps you to do something for yourself. A little ‘me-time’, a little self indulgence, and who doesn’t need a bit of that now and again! I know I do! So without further ado here are five hobbies that you simply… [Read More]

Mila & Pheebs Spring Box Review

My girls and I absolutely love craft activities. It can be something as simple as colouring in or making something out of card boxes and tissue paper! There’s something quite therapeutic about sitting down and spending a few hours getting creative. Our girls were recently sent a box full of crafty goodness from Mila & Pheebs to review. The box was addressed to our girls which they loved! There’s something magical to them about having post delivered with their names on it! The team at Mila & Pheebs are obsessed with all things stationary! From sparkly pens, new shiny paperclips,… [Read More]