The best affordable stocking fillers for kids

The other day both me and my hubby nipped out together child-less for the first time in a loooong time! I had completely forgot he had booked the day off to go Christmas shopping 6…

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Free and low cost things to do this autumn

A lot of schools throughout the UK have already had their October half term however I realised only this week that ours actually starts on Friday!! I quickly started researching local (cheap!) attractions and have…

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Halloween make up tips you can do yourself at home

I used to LOVE face-painting when I was little. I was always a ‘model’ for my cousin pretty much every time we visited and I remember all my younger brothers friends being ‘models’ for me…

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How to avoid over spending at the supermarket

We have a set amount each week that we spend on our weekly supermarket shop (or rather an amount that DON’T go over!).  Don’t get me wrong we do top up with bits a bobs…

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How to create an affordable child friendly halloween party?

I am NOT one of those creative, child friendly mums and I’m not ashamed to admit it! I’m also not one YET to allow my kids to have a sleep over. Don’t get me wrong…

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I’ve lost the boy who made me a mum

My near 11 year old big baby boy has crossed the rainbow bridge and I’ve lost the boy who made me a mum. It was nearly 11 years ago and less than a year after…

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Post cruise day room review of Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport

Hyatt Regency is the hotel that is based at the centre of Orlando International Airport.  To us and so many it’s the point of no return… you’ve arrived in Orlando!  Unless of course you’re leaving…

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7 ways to prepare your child for the Dentist

My youngest loves the dentist but my older one is very much like me; has no reason to be scared but isn’t a fan of the unknown and can tell he is a little anxious…

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I quit my job to start my own business!

Yep you read right I am officially unemployed ….. well as far as the corporate world is concerned anyway!  I am still very much working; only I’m working for ME!  I quit my job to…

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5 things I dislike about a Disney Cruise

The statement ‘what’s not to love on a Disney Cruise’ should just stay exactly as that… a statement. We have had 2 amazing Disney Cruises and I would go back in a heartbeat but I…

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