September 30, 2014

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5 Time-Saving Strategies for the College Crowd

    University is a busy time in your life, and sometimes the daily chores, the lectures, part-time jobs, parties and everything else … [Read more...]

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Saving for Retirement: Is Peer-to-Peer Lending the Future?

      As pensions continue to be squeezed and interest rates remain at record lows, an increasing number of people are … [Read more...]

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Credit Offers: Too good to be true?

    Two million people in the UK use payday loan companies as a quick and easy option for obtaining credit. These companies’ … [Read more...]

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Children’s Birthday Party Coming Up? Here’s Some Brilliant Gifts to Buy!

    If your child has just started school, you are probably wondering why there are so many birthday parties to attend! For some … [Read more...]

Birthday decoration

8 Sure-Fire Ways to Add Value to your Home

    As regular readers are aware, we have spent the best part of this year working on our home with a view to maximising the profit we … [Read more...]

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Back to school, books and an alarm clock

5 Time-Saving Strategies for the College Crowd

    University is a busy time in your life, and sometimes the daily chores, the lectures, part-time jobs, parties and everything else can make it feel like you don't have the time to … [Read More...]

piles of coins

Saving for Retirement: Is Peer-to-Peer Lending the Future?

      As pensions continue to be squeezed and interest rates remain at record lows, an increasing number of people are turning to peer-to-peer lending as a way of … [Read More...]

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Credit Offers: Too good to be true?

    Two million people in the UK use payday loan companies as a quick and easy option for obtaining credit. These companies’ advertisements make it look so convenient, and if you … [Read More...]

Birthday decoration

Children’s Birthday Party Coming Up? Here’s Some Brilliant Gifts to Buy!

    If your child has just started school, you are probably wondering why there are so many birthday parties to attend! For some reason, there seems to be one every week. This can … [Read More...]

Home Finance

8 Sure-Fire Ways to Add Value to your Home

    As regular readers are aware, we have spent the best part of this year working on our home with a view to maximising the profit we can make when it comes to selling. Investing in … [Read More...]

Child bedroom

3 Storage Hacks To Give Your Bedrooms More Space!

    Just when you think you’ve got enough storage for the whole family, more stuff inexplicably appears! New clothes, birthday presents, a host of new books – all those … [Read More...]

fruit picking

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...]

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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 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...]

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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, 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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In Recipes:

how to make cannoli

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, […]

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 […]

peppered steak with parsley potatoes

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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In Money:

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Saving for Retirement: Is Peer-to-Peer Lending the Future?

      As pensions continue to be squeezed and interest rates remain at record lows, an increasing number of people are turning to peer-to-peer lending as a way of bolstering their retirement nest-eggs. The UK government seems to be paving the way for savers to utilise this relatively new form of investment more than […]

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Credit Offers: Too good to be true?

    Two million people in the UK use payday loan companies as a quick and easy option for obtaining credit. These companies’ advertisements make it look so convenient, and if you have a low credit rating and can’t get a loan or overdraft from a bank, this might seem like an ideal option. It […]

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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 […]

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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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 […]

Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain

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 […]

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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In Home & Garden:

Home Finance

8 Sure-Fire Ways to Add Value to your Home

    As regular readers are aware, we have spent the best part of this year working on our home with a view to maximising the profit we can make when it comes to selling. Investing in your home not only improves its looks but making the right changes also adds value to it. Here […]

Child bedroom

3 Storage Hacks To Give Your Bedrooms More Space!

    Just when you think you’ve got enough storage for the whole family, more stuff inexplicably appears! New clothes, birthday presents, a host of new books – all those collections of things you’ve already found homes for have just got bigger. Rather than admitting defeat and putting your house on the market in favour […]

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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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The Latest Reviews:

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Make laundry easier with Big Green Smile

  If there is one thing that a large family does a lot of, it’s laundry. Usually, we’ll do between four and seven loads of washing a day. While it is time consuming, the more pressing matters are how expensive products such as laundry detergent are, and how harmful certain ones can be to skin. […]

lumiglow

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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