October 31, 2014

Featured posts:

6 Easy Ways To Love Your Household

    Learning to love your household is one of the biggest challenges for any person. When you live in a home with a huge family, … [Read more...]

Home is where the heart is

Review: The Tartan Blanket Co

  The clocks went back last week and it is now officially the end of our British summer. It’s winter, which means it’s time to pull out … [Read more...]

tartan blanket

At last, our dream kitchen is finished!

  It took the best part of five months but our kitchen is finally finished, oh yes! We had been living with half a kitchen for the last two … [Read more...]

handmade kitchen cooker side

Would you trust this PR with your brand?

      We've been blogging in some shape or form for almost ten years. We now run or manage several websites including … [Read more...]

Metaphor of a persons who choose not to speak, ear and see.

Why I don’t dread turning 40

  Tomorrow I turn 40. You know, it's when life begins. Supposedly. It's the milestone I feel I'm supposed to dread coming but I'm … [Read more...]

when I am old I shall wear purple with a red hat that doesn't go

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Home is where the heart is

6 Easy Ways To Love Your Household

    Learning to love your household is one of the biggest challenges for any person. When you live in a home with a huge family, you can feel as though your home is more of a mess … [Read More...]

tartan blanket

Review: The Tartan Blanket Co

  The clocks went back last week and it is now officially the end of our British summer. It’s winter, which means it’s time to pull out the hot chocolate and warm jumpers, and curl up on … [Read More...]

handmade kitchen cooker side

At last, our dream kitchen is finished!

  It took the best part of five months but our kitchen is finally finished, oh yes! We had been living with half a kitchen for the last two years when our built-in oven broke. We knew we … [Read More...]

Metaphor of a persons who choose not to speak, ear and see.

Would you trust this PR with your brand?

      We've been blogging in some shape or form for almost ten years. We now run or manage several websites including Larger Family Life, which has been running since 2008 … [Read More...]

when I am old I shall wear purple with a red hat that doesn't go

Why I don’t dread turning 40

  Tomorrow I turn 40. You know, it's when life begins. Supposedly. It's the milestone I feel I'm supposed to dread coming but I'm not. Because I'm quite looking forward to getting … [Read More...]

Wedding rings

14 Ways to a Moneysaving Wedding

    Planning a wedding is an exciting time but it can also be one of the most financially pressurising too. Here are some fabulous ways to get the wedding you want for … [Read More...]

Media Request

Media Request: Large Families Wanted for TV Programme on Modern Britain

    ARE THE WELFARE CUTS AFFECTING YOUR HOUSEHOLD?   ITN are looking for Britain's biggest families (five children or more), to take part in an observational … [Read More...]

baby girl  in car

Car Safety Measures To Take While Driving With Family

    Hello everyone! I am Ross and I have a keen interest in traveling, reading and writing. There are little things which when not cared for become the reason for taking a … [Read More...]

Small, moderm bathroom

8 Ways to Maximise Space in Small Bathrooms

    Unless undertaking a building project is on the cards, you need to find alternative ways of maximising space in a small bathroom. There are several tips and tricks that you … [Read More...]

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Media Request: Wanted! Britain’s Biggest Families at Christmas

              Filled with happiness and good spirits we will capture all aspects of family life with everything from sitting around the … [Read More...]

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Kicking Off Big Energy Saving Week with British Gas and Netmums

    The change of seasons is well and truly upon us and I for one am not amused. I am not a winter person. Or an autumn person either. In fact, I am most definitely solar … [Read More...]

property

How to Invest in Property: A Beginner’s Guide to Building a Property Portfolio

    Property is a great way to grow your investment portfolio. Once you understand the basics and leave some breathing space for a learning curve, you can reap the benefits of … [Read More...]

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In Recipes:

lasagne

Mama’s Lasagne

  Mama’s Lasagne is a recipe fresh from the oven at Ben’s Beginners, the new YouTube cooking channel aimed at encouraging kids to get into the kitchen. Find out more about Ben’s Beginners here.   Mama’s Lasagne Serves 6 Prep 20 mins Cook 1hr 45 mins     YOU WILL NEED…   For the Bolognese […]

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 […]

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In Money:

thermostat

Kicking Off Big Energy Saving Week with British Gas and Netmums

    The change of seasons is well and truly upon us and I for one am not amused. I am not a winter person. Or an autumn person either. In fact, I am most definitely solar powered and if I had my way, I would hibernate through the coldest months of the year. As […]

energy-saving pigs

How to Make Big Energy Savings

    If you’re struggling to pay your energy bills, fear not, as there’s plenty that can be done to reduce your carbon footprint and lower your outgoings. Simple changes can make a big difference and with the energysavingtrust.co.uk leading the Big Energy Saving Week from 20-24th October 2014, now’s the perfect time to think […]

shopping

How you can earn cashback while doing your Christmas shopping

    This Christmas, make sure you get the value you deserve on all your festive essentials by shopping with Quidco – the smart, free and easy way to earn cashback every time you shop. What’s cashback? Every time you shop at any of our 4,000 retailers we receive a commission for generating a sale. As […]

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 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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In Travel:

Tropical paradise

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 […]

Anna facing villa zadra

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 is where the heart is

6 Easy Ways To Love Your Household

    Learning to love your household is one of the biggest challenges for any person. When you live in a home with a huge family, you can feel as though your home is more of a mess than a living space. You spend most of your free time at home. That means that you […]

handmade kitchen cooker side

At last, our dream kitchen is finished!

  It took the best part of five months but our kitchen is finally finished, oh yes! We had been living with half a kitchen for the last two years when our built-in oven broke. We knew we wanted a range cooker but couldn’t afford one, so I set about keeping my eye out on […]

Small, moderm bathroom

8 Ways to Maximise Space in Small Bathrooms

    Unless undertaking a building project is on the cards, you need to find alternative ways of maximising space in a small bathroom. There are several tips and tricks that you can use to make the most of the space you have, no matter how limited it might be. Here are some ideas that […]

thermostat

Kicking Off Big Energy Saving Week with British Gas and Netmums

    The change of seasons is well and truly upon us and I for one am not amused. I am not a winter person. Or an autumn person either. In fact, I am most definitely solar powered and if I had my way, I would hibernate through the coldest months of the year. As […]

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The Latest Reviews:

stopmotion

Honestech Stopmotion Studio 4.0 Review

  Video making is becoming exceedingly popular among young people now, and our family is no exception. It doesn’t matter if it’s funny skits or stopmotion (the act of taking a photo of something, moving it slightly, and repeating until it becomes a film), it’s all a way of expressing their creativity. Harry and Eddie […]

mmp2015

Review: MAGIX Music Maker 2015 Premium

  MAGIX Music Maker Premium is perfect for anyone who is learning to compose their own melodies, whether they’re beginners or more advanced. It includes thousands of loops, and has sounds from 10 different genres, from techno to heavy metal. If you’re doing basic music editing, all you have to do is drag and drop […]

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