How to keep kids safe when trick or treating


My kids love to go trick or treating and I always go with them and stand just a few feet away.  I know at some point ( they are now 10 and 70 they are not going to want me to do that but for now they are stuck with me! I do worry about […]


My Beauty Legacy


I am lucky, my beauty legacy was a good one in many ways. I am not what you might call a traditional beauty. I have frizzy hair, squinty eyes and am rather overweight. However ask me if I think I’m beautiful and I would say a resounding ‘Yes I am.’  You see I m big […]


Fun ways to make money, from nothing

car boot

Stop looking under the sofa cushions for spare change and rooting in the foot wells of the car when you’re strapped for cash at the end of the month. There are plenty of easy ways to make a little extra money and they can be great fun too! The quickest way to land big money […]


Saving Energy in the Kitchen during Big Energy Saving Week


Big Energy Saving Week is just around the corner and is really important event for anyone on a budget to take notice of. It runs from 20-24th October and to celebrate Netmums and British Gas have teamed up. They are going to be providing lots of facts, hints and tips to help families save energy […]


5 Quick and Easy Autumn Crafts #Bostikbloggers


We have been crafting over the past few weeks ready for Halloween and to celebrate a lovely leafy Autumn. We have made some really fun simple crafts. Would you like to see? First up we have our pumpkin simply made from a Styrofoam ball, orange tissue paper and a sharpie. Sticking tissue paper has always […]


Win the Mr.Peabody and Sherman DVD


Half term is nearly upon us and I don’t know about the kids but I am definitely ready for a break! One of our favourite things to do at half term is to just hangout together as a family and have a little down time. Snuggling up together on the sofa with a big bucket […]


Kids: Design Your Own Spooky Halloween Badge Competition


Kids – would you like to see your design printed onto your very own badge? Simoney badges are inviting kids to create a spooky Halloween badge design. The ten best ‘spooktacular’ designs will be printed onto a big badge and sent out to kids in time for Halloween! The competition is open to anyone between […]


Restaurant Budgeting and Inventory Has Never Been Easier Thanks to a Barcode Reader


Waitresses like to complain that they have the toughest job on Earth. Anyone who has ever owned a restaurant, however, knows that theirs is far worse. Managing the budget and inventory for a restaurant requires you to become an oracle. You have to look at the sales of the past to determine what to buy […]


Show me a photo of your den to win £50 (20 entries only!)

*the winner was Missie Lizzie* Have you entered Philips’ #MyDens competition? It’s a great competition where they are asking parent’s to share their children’s den creations to win a prize. It is very simple to enter all you have to do is this and if you  are one of the first 20 to share it […]


An Autumn Candle

Yankee candle

I was delighted this month to receive an Autumn candle to review I have been embracing Autumn,my favourite season. I went to my daughters Harvest fFstival last week and it was an absolute delight. We sang Colours of Day, the children  read out their little prayers and information they had learned about food. It was […]


You can help make #AMillionMiracles


Today you can be part of making a million miracles happen by 2017 and it’s just so simple really The problem. Cataract – a clouding of the eye lens which is the no.1 cause of blindness in the world. It lead to permanent eyesight loss if untreated. Not just a problem of old age in […]


Heacham Beach Park Resorts


Last weekend we headed down to Norfolk for a few nights reviewing Heacham Beach Park Resorts. I had a brief look on the website and I knew it wasn’t a big busy park but that it was right by the sea, had a pool and entertainment for the kids. The Caravan We arrived to find […]