September 18, 2014

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The Simple Things: Chicken-keeping, Fruit-picking and Home-made Preserves, Oh My!

    The one thing that we're really looking forward to doing when we move is growing and rearing our own food. We're looking … [Read more...]

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3 Awesome Ideas for a Fun-Packed Family Day Together

    Family living in the 21st century can present us with many challenges. There are endless distractions today, in the form of … [Read more...]

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How to Help Your Children Choose a College Course

    Your children are ready to fly the nest and embark on a college or university degree. This can be a daunting time for parents. … [Read more...]

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Make a difference by fostering a child

    Children are so very important to our society. They bring new life and new opportunities just by being here. Children, … [Read more...]

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Questioning My Sanity: The Verdict Is In

    It seems like an eternity since we returned from Italy, getting straight back into continuing work on the house in preparation … [Read more...]

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The Simple Things: Chicken-keeping, Fruit-picking and Home-made Preserves, Oh My!

    The one thing that we're really looking forward to doing when we move is growing and rearing our own food. We're looking forward to knowing where it has come from, what it … [Read More...]

Family take a walk in autumn forest

3 Awesome Ideas for a Fun-Packed Family Day Together

    Family living in the 21st century can present us with many challenges. There are endless distractions today, in the form of video games, cell phones and laptop computers. Just … [Read More...]

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How to Help Your Children Choose a College Course

    Your children are ready to fly the nest and embark on a college or university degree. This can be a daunting time for parents. But, it can be an exciting time for your children. … [Read More...]

mother and son

Make a difference by fostering a child

    Children are so very important to our society. They bring new life and new opportunities just by being here. Children, unfortunately, are some of the most underappreciated … [Read More...]

The Sullivan Family

Questioning My Sanity: The Verdict Is In

    It seems like an eternity since we returned from Italy, getting straight back into continuing work on the house in preparation for selling. Although we have only been back … [Read More...]

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Making Your Bedroom Autumn-Proof

      It’s safe to say that Autumn is here, bringing with it cool weather, the shortening of days, not to mention a collective sigh of relief from parents! The bedroom, … [Read More...]

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5 Winter Holiday Destinations Your Family Will Remember Forever

    Summer may be drawing to a close but that doesn’t mean that the holiday season is over. Whether you didn’t manage to get away this summer or if you simply feel like kicking … [Read More...]

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A Guide to Finding the Right House With Your Family in Tow

    Finding the right house with a family in tow can be difficult. You haven’t just got to please and take care of yourself anymore. You need to take care of your family, and make … [Read More...]

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Prepare Your Kids For Moving House – The Essential Guide

    Sometimes it is easy to forget the effect a house move can have on children. Think back to your school years. Though some people had an awful experience, many made lifelong … [Read More...]

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Top Driving Tips That All Teenagers Should Know About

    As a teenager, you feel pretty awesome about yourself when you get your driver’s license. You now have the freedom to travel in your car whenever you want, and wherever you … [Read More...]

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Back to School Tech That Makes the Grade

    It’s that time of year again. Back to School season is upon us. Truth be told, you should have been done with your shopping weeks ago. No worries. It is never too late to add … [Read More...]

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Choosing A Care Home For Your Elderly Relative

    Once you have made the decision of moving an elderly relative into a care home there is the choice of venue to mull over. This can be tricky with a number of factors likely to … [Read More...]

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In Recipes:

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The Best Homemade Cannoli Recipe in the World

    I am not exaggerating. Cannoli are a delicious Italian pastry dessert made from a fried pastry shell containing a sweet ricotta based filling. Originally from Sicily, the dessert is a favourite in Italy and is 100% calorie free*. I have no idea why we can’t buy them readily here in the UK but, […]

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Feeding the Whole Family in Style

    If you enjoy fine foods but have a large family, then getting the chance to enjoy such delicious dishes may be a rare expense. But it doesn’t have to be. We love quality ingredients and have discovered how to make them go further. Here are a few top recipes to try:   Fish […]

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Quick and Easy Meals the Whole Family Can Enjoy

    Sometimes, coming up with quick and easy meals that the whole family will love can be tricky. That’s why I thought I’d share some of my favourite, most delicious dishes that are family friendly too!   Lemon and Dill Salmon with Sweet Potato Discs Salmon is a healthy and delicious meat to have […]

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Easy Peasy Inspiration With Primula

    Primula is a much-loved spread in this house, normally slathered on toast or in a sandwich. However, we’ve recently discovered that mixing a tube into a pan of hot, just-cooked pasta and served with a side of veg creates a quick, simple meal with a cheesy difference. Looking for something quick and easy […]

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In Money:

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Get the Entire Family Online with Inexpensive Broadband Packages

          In today’s ‘always connected to the internet’ world, a larger family will mean more devices eating into a broadband limit. However, the inexpensive unlimited packages now available on the market mean you don’t have to pay a fortune to get the entire family online.   Internet devices in your home […]

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Getting Insured: Where is the Best Place in the UK to Get Insured?

    Car insurance is a must for every car owner. Having some form of insurance from certain risks including accidents and theft enables the owner to safeguard their investment on their cars. However, car insurance premiums can be quite expensive depending on a lot of factors—the size and make of the car, the number […]

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Saving For A Deposit On A New Home? It Doesn’t Have To Be Hard

    Sometimes a family will outgrow the home in which they live. It is not an unusual situation in which to find yourself because most people have to climb the housing ladder slowly. When it is time to step up to the next rung, you might wonder how to fund the move. Maybe you […]

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Smart investment for a secure family future

      Managing investments as a private, untrained individual can often feel daunting; when you have the wellbeing of your family to consider, it’s all the more so. As so often, though, things aren’t really as complicated as they may seem. Patience, steady judgement and a basic understanding of the options can make you […]

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In Travel:

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5 Winter Holiday Destinations Your Family Will Remember Forever

    Summer may be drawing to a close but that doesn’t mean that the holiday season is over. Whether you didn’t manage to get away this summer or if you simply feel like kicking up your heels and heading off to pastures new as the seasons change, here are some great ideas for family […]

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How to Find Cheap Accommodation in Barcelona

    Barcelona is one of Europe’s most popular cities. Its visitors include everyone from arts and culture lovers to families and those looking for a party. Food, music, art and history are all abundant in this vibrant Spanish city. Famous for Gaudi’s architecture and the city’s football team, Barcelona is a city not to […]

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What to Do in Berlin With Kids

    If you’re planning a holiday with your kids, Berlin may never have crossed your mind. However, it’s a fantastic city to visit for all ages. The sheer amount of fun things you can do here are sure to make any family happy! Here are just a few things you can enjoy in Berlin […]

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Home again, home again…

    Two days ago we returned from a month long visit to our favourite place. We loved it here so much last year that we couldn’t wait to return… and return we did. Last year’s trip was spent rushing around from place to place, being touristy and seeing and doing lots. This time we just […]

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In Home & Garden:

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ReadyRoom Wall Stickers Review

      During the summer the kids became accustomed to the light evenings, and if they woke up before 10pm they would be reassured by the slight glow that crept in through their curtains before the day ended. However, with it now being September and with the short days of winter approaching fast, it […]

Elegant white luxury bedroom, contemporary design style blue rug

Making Your Bedroom Autumn-Proof

      It’s safe to say that Autumn is here, bringing with it cool weather, the shortening of days, not to mention a collective sigh of relief from parents! The bedroom, unfortunately, should also be following this seasonal trend; as much as we like bright colours and clean, comfy sheets, holding on to these […]

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A Guide to Finding the Right House With Your Family in Tow

    Finding the right house with a family in tow can be difficult. You haven’t just got to please and take care of yourself anymore. You need to take care of your family, and make sure you’re all as happy as possible living under one roof. The area you live in should be suitable […]

Real estate agent for sale sign

Prepare Your Kids For Moving House – The Essential Guide

    Sometimes it is easy to forget the effect a house move can have on children. Think back to your school years. Though some people had an awful experience, many made lifelong friends and enjoyed what they now look upon as the best years of their lives. Imagine for one moment, that your parents […]

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The Latest Reviews:

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ReadyRoom Wall Stickers Review

      During the summer the kids became accustomed to the light evenings, and if they woke up before 10pm they would be reassured by the slight glow that crept in through their curtains before the day ended. However, with it now being September and with the short days of winter approaching fast, it […]

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Teach your teen to become financially independent with Duh… Money

  It’s difficult to find a book which talks about becoming financially independent for teenagers which can successfully give the right information and engage its readers, let alone having a funny side to it too, but according to Caitlin, Duh… Money seems to have hit the nail on the head. Here is what she had […]

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