Family

Posts about our family life, you’ll get to know more about us by reading our ‘Scrapbook Loves’, Everyday Us, Sunday Scrapbook and other posts. Family posts cover all the topics that don’t really fit anywhere else!

Me and Mine in November 18

This is us last week when we went to Marwell to see Father Christmas in our festive jumpers! This month has flown by and for various reasons I didn’t get this up on time but ce la vie! We’re all good, looking forward to starting the Christmas countdown and having two weeks of family time! A super quick update on…

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Scrapbook Loves November ’18

Hello! Penultimate ‘Little Loves’ post of the year! Here’s what I’ve been enjoying this month… Read I didn’t read that many books this month, just the two below but I have almost finished a third, The Boatrunner. All three books are set in WWII, although I didn’t plan to have a war-book month, it just happened, but I think that…

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Everyday Us: Throwing Leaves

My kids love to throw leaves.  They love to throw leaves at me, each other, Sam, anywhere really. I was fairly sure this big pile of leaves wouldn’t have anything too nasty lurking in it as it was at Marwell when we visited to see Father Christmas! At our local park I am always extra wary that the dogs haven’t…

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4 financial things to consider when buying a home

Saving for a house is a big challenge, and it still takes people ages to save up enough for a deposit for their first home. Help To Buy and 95% mortgages help, but with house prices rising, you’re still going to need a large deposit to stand a chance of getting on the ladder. After years of saving, finally having…

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Interiors: Creating Multi-functional storage spaces

Chances are, your home isn’t quite as big as you’d like it to be. Most families struggle for space in the home and it’s usually because they’re not making the best use of the space that they do have. One great way of finding more space in the home is creating multi-functional spaces. Some rooms can be used for more…

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What not to look for when choosing a home…

Looking for a new home can be stressful at the best of times, and although we’re not looking to move imminently that doesn’t stop me looking and when we were looking at places to buy before we found where we are now we saw some funny places. Bathrooms you could only access through the kitchen, places with gardens you couldn’t see…

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Madagascar the Musical comes to Brighton

Just a quick post to let you know that a very theatrical experience is coming your way, definitely one for fans of singing animals – Madagascar the Musical! This is one of my absolute favourite animated films and I can’t wait to see how it translates to live theatre! I know the kids will love it too, as they love…

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6 ways to save and make money this Christmas

Christmas is sneaking up on us, and as we fast approach the beginning of December, many parents will have their minds solely focused on the month ahead and what that may mean for their finances. December is traditionally an expensive month. You have Christmas, of course, but there is everything else that goes along with it. The days out or…

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