December 22, 2014

How to Keep a Healthy Mind as You Grow Older

senior and children reading

    As strain on the NHS increases, dementia illnesses become seemingly more common and more people are needed to care for their elderly relatives it is more important than ever to try and keep our brains healthy as we advance into our old age. As we look after our body it is equally important […]

Feeling Festive with the Nativity 3: Dude Where’s My Donkey?! Jigsaw Puzzle


  Nativity 3: Dude, Where’s My Donkey?! has recently come out in cinemas, but the fun doesn’t end when the credits start rolling. A family puzzle has been created, and when they say family puzzle, they mean it. This one is unlike any other puzzle we’ve seen before. It has three different ‘sections’. On the […]

Review: Stripey T-Rex by Best Years

stripy knitted trex

  We have a lot of children who are interested in dinosaurs and that means we have several toy ones, both plastic and soft. At least a couple of times a day someone will come up to you and tell you they’ve turned into a dinosaur, followed by them pushing the stuffed animal into your […]

How to Find Voucher and Bonus Codes

  Looking for a great deal? The internet is the first place you should turn to for savings–in fact, if you’re paying full retail price, you’re doing it wrong. Here’s how you can get started on your quest towards the perfect price, whether you have a specific product in mind or just love shopping in general. […]

10 Great Gift Ideas for Baby’s First Christmas

Baby's first Christmas

    Whether it’s your first baby or your 13th, there is nothing quite as special as baby’s first Christmas. Whilst it isn’t something that your baby will remember, it’s still a milestone occasion that you’ll want to mark with something special. Here are some great gift ideas for your baby’s first Christmas that both […]

Cosy nights with this Red Star Snuggle Sac

red star

  You know those days when no matter what you do, your baby just won’t sleep? With so many young kids in our house, we’re very familiar with those nights. Over the years we’ve realised that when the child has comfortable and soft bedding, they tend to sleep through better. The only problem is finding […]

Review: EDIFIER Aurora 2.1 PC Speakers

edifier aurora 2.1 pc speakers

  We cannot tell you how often we have tried to watch a video on a computer in this house and had to stop it because we’ve not been able to hear the audio over the background noise. After all, it’s very rare that you can find a decent built in speaker on a laptop, […]

Holidaying with a Large Family

Flip-flops on the beach

    Sometimes we need a break away from our lives. You might have experienced tough times financially. Sometimes you might have had a particularly stressful year. Maybe you had to move house. Maybe you had a personal tragedy. Whatever the reason it’s probable that you feel like a break. You and your family might […]

Gift Ideas for the Hard to Buy For

Vintage gift box with bow on wooden background

    With shops full to bursting with products and shoppers battling their way through for the best Christmas gifts for their loved ones, it’s no wonder this time of year can prove a little stressful to say the least! It doesn’t help when that someone special is difficult to buy for and we know […]

Getting into the Christmas spirit with the Gold Leaf bouquet by Appleyard Flowers

gold leaf appleyard flowers

  Winter is here and if you ask us, the best thing about it is the flowers. Unlike bouquets in spring and summer, winter flowers tend to be darker with more deep red and greens included. This is fantastic, because as well as giving us a lovely centrepiece for our table, we also get officially […]

Easy Christmas Baking Recipes For Kids

Happy funny gingerbread man family

    Christmas is about baked goodies. There is Christmas cake, Christmas pudding, muffins, gingerbread, and more. Use the holiday season to create some special memories with the children. There are so many Christmas baking recipes for kids, but these three recipes from the National Trust are sure to bring a smile to their faces. […]

Alternative activities to book around the UK this Christmas

Skydiver jumps from an airplane

    Christmas: a time for turkey, the Queen’s speech, presents, family arguments, tissue paper hats, trees shedding needles all over the floor, the Doctor Who Christmas special and more chocolate consumption in one day than is probably healthy for anyone. It’s the same every year because it’s a time for tradition, but some people […]

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