Interiors: Easy Bedroom Decor Themes

With autumn just about upon us, many of us will be looking at ways to make our homes a little cosier for the cooler months. Where better to start than in the bedroom? There’s plenty of great resources on the internet that are giving us all plenty of ways to add a touch of homely charm to our bedrooms. So,…

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Simple Autumn Crafts for Kids

Half term is just around the corner, and it can’t come soon enough! Both my kids are exhausted after school and more often than not just want to stay indoors rather than take a trip to the beach or the park. However being indoors from 3 till 6 every day means finding things to entertain them with, and thankfully they’re…

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Days out: Drusillas in Autumn

We love Drusillas, it’s the perfect family day out and we spent the day there last Sunday – and despite the slightly miserable weather forecast it didn’t rain all day and we got to do everything we wanted to! I’d definitely recommend going in Autumn, especially if you have kids that can be a bit overwhelmed by lots of crowds…

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Interiors: 5 reasons to have a fireplace

Home is where you rest your head, it is where your children grow up and it is where you will spend most of your time trying to make improvements in order to help create a space you can be proud of. Some of us spend years and years renovating and extending properties in order to design out dream homes, whereas…

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Athena & Arlo – October 2018

These two are definitely feeling the ‘it’s almost the end of half term but not quite’ exhaustion. I am too, even though I had a five days away last week! It always amazes me how much kids seem to change when you don’t see them for a few days. I only had one phone call with them when I was…

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Toys: PJ Masks Super Moon Rocket & HQ Toys

If you have kids in primary school, or younger then you’ll probably be very familiar with the PJ Masks! It’s a kids cartoon featuring three 6-year-olds,  Amaya, Connor, and Greg/ They are neighbours and friends who go to school together. But at night then turn into Catboy, Owlette and Gekko, and create a little crime fighting team called the PJ…

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Travel: A weekend in the Lake District with Sally’s Cottages

I really needed last weekend after a stressful few weeks; comfortable surroundings to relax in, stunning scenery to enjoy and a group of lovely people to spend time with. Also, no kids! I spent the weekend with eight lovely ladies, many who I knew well and a couple of people I’d not met before – but by the end of…

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How to get more sleep when you share a bed!

In the movies, people can happily doze off in each other’s arms and wake up in the same position, looking utterly refreshed. Not in real life! Even the couples that couldn’t imagine spending a night away from their partner usually find that spooning blissfully into slumber doesn’t last forever. Maybe you keep waking up with a numb arm that you can’t…

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