The Surprise Icing On The Cake {The Forever Home}

When we were planning our extension the main focus was on what was happening downstairs.  We discussed the family/kitchen/dining room at great lengths, where the couch would go, where the dining table would be, what size the bi-fold doors should be.  We drew plans up for the garden and then changed them about many, many times as we tried to think how we would practically use the space. What we didn’t really discuss were the changes that would happen to our bedroom.  As we were extending out the back it made sense to make the bedroom a little bit bigger…

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Top Tips To Keep Kids Safe In The Sun

As a mother to two very pale skinned, blond hair, blue eyed boys I worry once the sun comes out.  I love being in the sun and the boys love playing outside but they burn easily and making sure they are safe in the sun is my top priority. Here are my top tips for keeping kids safe in the sun. In the words of Baz Luhman Wear Sunscreen – my boys are always covered in it.  They are so used to being slathered in sun cream that there isn’t even the hint of a moan when it’s time to…

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Choosing Your Next Home To Buy

If you are on the market for a new home, you will of course want to make sure that you are choosing the best one for your purposes. But if you have never bought a home before, it is unlikely that you will already know fully well what you need to be doing in order to make the most of it and ensure that you end up with the best possible home for you. There are a few things in particular that you might want to look into if you are to make choosing your own home considerably easier, and…

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3 Useful Things to Teach Your Kids at an Early Age

Image via Pixabay Every parent wants their kids to be as equipped for the world at large as possible. And so, many parents will go to great lengths to try and teach their kids about the importance of doing chores at an early age, saving up money in a piggy bank, and always cleaning up their room. Then, aside from the importance of tidiness, there are all the academic facts you might want your child to know – and in order to ensure that they’ve been learning what they need to learn at school, you’re likely to look over their…

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Alternative Easter Gifts for Under £15

It’s a tale of two Easters in our house, whilst my youngest son loves chocolate and is more than happy with as many eggs as he can get my 7 year old still hates the stuff. This means at Easter time I need to get a little creative in what to get him from the Easter Bunny. For us Easter is not a time to spend lots of money on presents, our focus is always on spending quality time with our friends and family but we do like to have an Egg Hunt in the garden on Easter Sunday and…

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