Gifts for Pets at Christmas

Pets of all shapes and sizes are members of the family, from mice to Great Danes we love them all. The have a special place in our home and so here is a list of goodies to show them you care.   All doggies love a good brush, this one but Pet Angel UK is brilliant. It works similarly to a tangle teaser, so works for dogs with all coat types. It’s super sturdy and has a very cute design. It’s easy to clean and comes in a range of colours and sizes.   Another fabulous product to help keep their coats shiny and general nutritional support. A shiny well-kept … [Read more…]

5 Types of Home Extension to Consider

If you feel like you are lacking space in your home but you don’t really want to move, an extension could be the ideal solution to your problems. Of course, before you settle on this decision, you need to work out what kind of extension you would like. This will be based on how much space you have to work with, your budget, and what you are intending on using the space for. So, to help you make this decision, we will run through five of the main types of home extension which people tend to have.   Single Storey Side or Rear Extension The name is pretty self-explanatory, but … [Read more…]

Families On The Move

Moving house when you’ve got a family is pretty hard. Staying in the house when you’ve got a family is pretty hard, especially if you’ve got younger children. All the stresses of a normal house move seem amplified when you’ve got children. So, you’re obviously going to be looking for ways the whole process can be simplified, thankfully for you there are a few ways of doing so. All you need is a bit of patience and perseverance and before you know it you’ll be settled in your new home. Before you begin to stress, have a read of this article. Try To Plan This might be an obvious one, … [Read more…]

Kid-mas Gift List

We are now gloriously into December, which means we are zooming towards Christmas – hurrah! Some of these items have affiliate links, most don’t. We were sent a couple of these items to test out. Tech Free As much as we love tech, we love furry bears, face paint and books. Here are some perfect tech free treats! Personalised Little Miss Mulberry Bear for a sweet £16.99, Giftpup has a whole host of gorgeous personalised items. The Little Miss mulberry Bear is super soft, grey and has a cute little black t-shirt with a silver metallic name and crown. A very thoughtful gift, that will be cherished for years to come. Wise-ish … [Read more…]

Gifts for Women This Christmas – From Vibes to Vodka

Lets get into it quick and dirty, because at this time of year time is of a premium. All prices are GBP unless otherwise stated, prices are correct at time of publishing, some links may be affiliate. Unicorn Lovers Unicorn Slippers from Find Me a Gift There are super soft, fluffy, cute and sparkly. A sparkly bargain at around £12 quid. The cutest pin badge in the world – Unicorn Pin a glittery £6.50 Tastebud Conscious Teapigs Selection box, 10 teas – english breakfast earl grey strong mao feng green tea peppermint leaves chamomile flowers super fruit honeybush & rooibos chai tea lemon & ginger liquorice & mint a pocket friendly £9.50, … [Read more…]

5 affordable winter getaways

5 affordable winter getaways With winter on its way, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the year was almost over. Sure, you’ll be more likely to stay indoors and binge on your favourite TV shows when it’s dark outside, but there’s still a lot that you can get up to when the nights draw colder and earlier. One of the best ways to celebrate the winter season is to explore a new town or city. Below, I’ve rounded up five affordable winter giveaways for you to consider this year. London What better way to celebrate winter than by seeing a West End show? There’s a whole host of choices for … [Read more…]

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Ice Cream

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Ice Cream Ice cream is one of life’s most simple yet wonderful pleasures. Everyone loves ice cream, yet few of us seem to have an interest in actually making it for ourselves, despite how easy it is to do. There are numerous advantages to homemade ice cream and you have complete control over taste and texture. Making simple vanilla ice cream will show you just how easy it is and once you have the basics down, you can begin to experiment with different ingredients and techniques until you find the perfect combination for you. In this article we take a look at some of … [Read more…]

Holiday In Peace By Taking Care Of Your Money First

Who doesn’t love a good holiday? While going on holiday is one of life’s greatest pleasures and joys, it is often true that they can also be imbued with a little stress. The cause of this stress can vary, but a particularly common one is money. Holidays, after all, cost money (sometimes quite a lot), and the last thing you want when you’re trying to relax is to have to worry about the financial side of things. If you are keen to holiday without over-worrying about your money, take a look at the following. Package Holidays Versus Backpacking As it happens, if you have the right approach you can easily … [Read more…]

Keeping That Family Feeling In Hard Times

A lot of the time we don’t feel like we fit in. As adults, we know what to do about it, and we know whether it’s true or not, but as kids we can never be sure. So when you’re missing out on the family feeling, or feel like one of your children is, remind them how well you all work together. If you’re a mother, you’ll know how hard it is to keep on top of all your children’s feelings, but honestly, you wouldn’t have it any other way. Here’s a few ideas on keeping your family feeling loved and cared for in the tougher times of our lives. … [Read more…]