August 31, 2014

Featured posts:

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Cosy for Winter

      The days are already getting shorter and the nights will soon be drawing in. If you are already mourning summer and … [Read more...]

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5 Ways to Make Your Home More Beautiful

    Having a beautiful home is not everything. But, it is an excellent place to start. If you are keen to have a home that … [Read more...]

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Help your child prepare for exams

    Exams are rarely easy for children. They can result in stress, severe anxiety attacks and even a loss of appetite. Make sure … [Read more...]

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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 … [Read more...]

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A Stress Free Home Moving Guide for Mums with Kids

    Aside from dealing with death in the family or getting a divorce, moving house is the most stressful thing you can experience. … [Read more...]

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cosy living room

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Cosy for Winter

      The days are already getting shorter and the nights will soon be drawing in. If you are already mourning summer and dreading the change of seasons rest assured that … [Read More...]

shabby chic home

5 Ways to Make Your Home More Beautiful

    Having a beautiful home is not everything. But, it is an excellent place to start. If you are keen to have a home that epitomises beauty but you don’t want to spend a small … [Read More...]

boy doing homework

Help your child prepare for exams

    Exams are rarely easy for children. They can result in stress, severe anxiety attacks and even a loss of appetite. Make sure that you keep your child on track through this … [Read More...]

Cars

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 … [Read More...]

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A Stress Free Home Moving Guide for Mums with Kids

    Aside from dealing with death in the family or getting a divorce, moving house is the most stressful thing you can experience. Make no mistake this move will impact your life in … [Read More...]

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Competition: Win a £700 Bed with Carpetright

      There's no denying it, we do love a Bank Holiday weekend. That extra day off makes all the difference, giving families the opportunity to enjoy the extended weekend … [Read More...]

Berliner Dom, Berlin

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 … [Read More...]

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How to Give Your Home a Vintage Makeover

    Modern living has provided us with so many leaps and bounds in making our lives easier. We have the internet, online shopping, and appliances and gadgets that can do pretty … [Read More...]

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Your Little One and Their Best Friend: Children and Pets

    Animals are cute, fluffy and playful, but did you know that having a pet could also help your children learn and develop? So next time your children nag about wanting a puppy … [Read More...]

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All Things Furry and Feathered: How to Relieve Pet Allergies at Home

    We are a nation of pet lovers and many families share their home with a much-loved animal friend. Whether they are furry or feathered, our pets can be a great source of … [Read More...]

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Fun Activities to Help Keep the Whole Family Fit & Healthy

    Family life has changed quite dramatically over recent years. Technology now pervades almost every aspect of our daily lives. And whilst this has come with many advantages, there … [Read More...]

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Easy Summer Style for Boys with Stone Island Kids

    Stone Island Kids is a fantastic brand providing dozens of great items for kids.  Stores are now stocking a complete Stone Island Kids range for little boys, providing them … [Read More...]

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In Recipes:

Pulled pork sandwiches

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 […]

cooking with Primula

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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Ribbon Vegetable Tagliatelle

      This is quick, cheap and easy recipe to throw together making it an ideal meal for when time is short, money is tight or talent is limited! Serves 6 Ingredients: 500g Tagliatelle 1 courgette 2-3 large carrots 3 garlic cloves 3-4 tablespoons olive oil   Method: Bring a large pan of salted […]

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In Money:

Cars

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 […]

climbing a mountain

The quest for self-sufficiency, freedom and financial independence: The 3 reasons why we’ve always bitten off more than we thought we could chew

    It was only a few weeks ago when the figurative mountain seemed impossibly high to climb. ‘I can’t do this any more!’ was all I could say to Mike as we had one of our rare but vocal arguments. The house was a tip with rooms being ripped out and redecorated, with boxes […]

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In Travel:

Berliner Dom, Berlin

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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The problem with large family holidays

    No matter how many children you have, you’ll know how hard having a family can be. We all need a break from time to time, a chance to get away from the stresses of your everyday life in order to spend some quality time with the ones you love. If you have four […]

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5 Spectacular Summer Holiday Villas

    Summer is once again here and with that our minds shift away from our everyday worries, busy schedules, business meetings, administration towards the finer things in life. And certainly there are few better ways to celebrate the sunniest season than taking some time off and getting in touch with yourself in a villa […]

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In Home & Garden:

cosy living room

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Cosy for Winter

      The days are already getting shorter and the nights will soon be drawing in. If you are already mourning summer and dreading the change of seasons rest assured that you are not alone! It might still be August but this is the ideal time of year to think about preparing your home […]

shabby chic home

5 Ways to Make Your Home More Beautiful

    Having a beautiful home is not everything. But, it is an excellent place to start. If you are keen to have a home that epitomises beauty but you don’t want to spend a small fortune in doing so, then you are in the right place. Let’s take a look at the five best […]

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A Stress Free Home Moving Guide for Mums with Kids

    Aside from dealing with death in the family or getting a divorce, moving house is the most stressful thing you can experience. Make no mistake this move will impact your life in plenty of different ways. Of course, you have to deal with the surface issues, i.e. how to pack, where to move […]

One classic armchair against a wall and floor

How to Give Your Home a Vintage Makeover

    Modern living has provided us with so many leaps and bounds in making our lives easier. We have the internet, online shopping, and appliances and gadgets that can do pretty much anything. But when it comes to home décor, sometimes a touch of vintage in this manic, modern, technology-fuelled world is just what […]

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The Latest Reviews:

Loom Band It

Learn to loom with Loom Band It!

    If you’ve been caught up in the recent Loom Band craze but aren’t quite sure where to begin, Loom Band It is the answer. Written by professional crafters Kat Roberts and Tessa Sillars-Powell, it gives simple step-by-step instructions which anyone is able to follow, whether they’re a beginner or slightly more experienced. There […]

NSA Weather Protector

Review: NSA UK Three-in-One All Weather Protector

    When we were on our recent trip to Italy in July, we realised that the weather over there was far sunnier and warmer than anything we had really experienced before. This could have caused a problem for Tim, who turned five months on the trip, as he would have been feeling immense discomfort […]

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