Perfect activities as your little ones grow

When you’ve got little ones, it’s easy to think that they’re going to stay little forever. However, we all know that kids grow up a whole lot faster than you expect. Obviously, that comes with all of the usual challenges. From outgrowing clothes at top speed to testing the limits…

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Feeling a bit grey?

Collaborative post. Anyone who is anyone nowadays is turning to grey to get their homes looking the way they want. Pinterest is full of grey-look living rooms, and home interior shops across the country now stock grey decor galore. We can’t get enough, and, for the most part, it’s fair…

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Three ways to make gardening a family …

Collaborative post. If you are pondering when to mow the lawn for the first time this year, only to look outside and be greeted by a jungle like back garden, the idea of making it fit for purpose this summer could leave you suffering heart palpitations. Over winter every garden…

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Life skills your children need to learn …

Collaborative post. How well do you remember your teenage years? Many of us look back on those days with fondness. Not quite children and not yet adult, being a teenager was sometimes the best of both worlds, with a sense of freedom that was rarely afforded to us when we…

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Interior and exterior design ideas to consider …

Renovating a household is no easy task. You might have some ideas floating around in your head. Maybe you’ve been picturing how you’d redo your bathroom for years. But it’s hard to put all of those ideas together to form a coherent picture. You have to think about how to…

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Getting that hotel feeling in your very …

Collaborative post. We all yearn to get away from it all. We’re all excited by the prospect of travelling to new and far flung destinations, immersing ourselves in new cultures, meeting new people and experiencing exotic tastes, smells and sights. Yet, when our holidays are over we can feel as…

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Five holidays to consider with kids

In today’s busy world it can be difficult getting quality time with your family. For us holidays are important as they allow us to switch off, take a break from our busy routine and spend quality time together. Holidays have also provided us with some of our best memories. With…

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The best cities in the UK for …

If you’re looking for a staycation this year then look no further. Here’s a list of the best cities in the UK to take a weekend break! Oxford Oxford is a fantastic city break if you want to go shopping. You could search for cool stuff in the Covered Market,…

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Tips for affording a dream holiday

As a family of five, holidays can be expensive. Sometimes hotels won’t accomodate all five of us in one room, which can massively increase the costs. Add in five flights, car hire, food and spending money and before you know it a holiday can feel unobtainable. However, for us travel…

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Keeping kids entertained on a rainy day …

Not too long ago in history, a rainy day trapped inside the house with the kids would mean that a good deal of imagination would have to be summoned up in order to chase the blues away, and come up with some entertaining ways of getting the most out of…

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Design an easy to clean kitchen

If there is one room in any home that can often be a nightmare to clean and keep tidy, it has to be the kitchen. It is such a busy room that families will often be using, so there is no wonder that so much clutter builds up over time.…

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