Month: November 2018

Creating a Family Adventures Jar

I don’t know about you, but my kids have got a lot of ‘stuff’. More ‘stuff’ than they know what to do with, and more ‘stuff’ than even sees the light of day. Which is why this year for Christmas, I’ll be creating a Family Adventures Jar. It’s a present …

Best Book Series’ for Kids Aged 6-10

As regular readers will know, I am a bookworm. And as I am very well aware of the benefits of reading, I am encouraging my children to be bookworms, too. One of the best ways that I have found to do this is to find an author, or even better …

8K Flexwarm Heated Jacket Review & Giveaway

Have you ever tried a heated jacket? Have you ever been out and about in the cold and wished that you had a heated jacket? I know that I have! Read on to find out more about the 8K Flexwarm Heated Jacket, along with my review of it and the …

Blog Goals Worth Setting

Lately I have been enjoying spending a bit more time on social media and reading a wider range of blogs. It’s been good, I have stumbled across some fabulous posts and bloggers. The blog community is ever-growing so it’s fun to dip in and experience it anew from time to …

Forget A Guest Room, Create A Guest Living Quarters!

There’s something exciting about having family and friends over to stay. Whether they’re coming to help celebrate the holidays with you, or simply because you haven’t seen them in some time, it’s understandable that you want to impress your guests with the space that you’re providing them in your home. …

An Introduction to Mixed Media Art

I have been on another workshop! You might recall that a few weeks ago I went along on a Modern Calligraphy workshop, thanks to Craft Courses, well, this time it was Mixed Media Art. And even better, this time I took my daughter along with me to see what it …

3 Easy Ways to Brighten Your Home

During the summer months, I like to spend all of my time outside. I like to keep busy making changes out in the garden and tending to it. When the cold starts to seep in, I move into hibernation mode. My thoughts turn to home decor and interiors. Working from …

Start Yoga This Week!

You have always meant to give yoga a try. It’s one of those things that you keep meaning to get round to. You think you might enjoy it. You know it’ll be good for you. But it’s hard to know where to begin with it, so maybe one day. No, …

Stop Right There! You’re Almost Definitely Over-Spending On…

You work darned hard for your money. You stay behind late, you put in overtime, you shoulder extra responsibilities because that’s just the sort of person you are. Yet, for all your efforts it never seems as if there’s enough cash in the household. There’s no doubt about it, as …

Santa’s Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome

Last night we enjoyed a very special evening. We were invited along to the preview event of Santa’s Winter Wonderland at the Snowdome in Tamworth. Having never been before, the children were very excited at the prospect of seeing Santa and his pals and playing in the snow, real snow! …

Siblings November 2018

Is it just our household that is seeing excitement levels rising already? Thought not. Christmas is everywhere now, so my two are in the zone. They have a few things going on at school, too, so I can sense that over-excitement lurks just beneath the surface at all times. And …

Save Money On Redecorating Your Home

From time to time, it is necessary to give your home a new lease of life, and when that happens you want to make sure that you are not going to bankrupt yourself in the process. If you have ever gone to redecorate your home and found that you couldn’t …

Free Christmas Writing Paper

You are obviously all keen to get sending some Christmas snail mail about now, so I thought it would be fun to have a go at creating some for you, and then offering it here as a freebie. It’s not something I have tried before, so do let me know …

5 Mistakes That Damage Your Homely Feeling

Home sweet home. It would be a sweet little sign to hang in your entrance, and that makes you smile when you look at it. However, when the sign appears meaningless, there’s something wrong with your home. Most homeowners are guilty of committing at least one of the following five …

Rapidough Review & Giveaway

We have a new game here, a creative one, and we’ve been having fun playing it. We’ve been reviewing Rapidough from Drumond Park, and I also have a game up for grabs, so do read on… Guess too slow and you lose some dough! The original modelling guessing game; an …

Gift Ideas for Tween Girls

My daughter turned 9 years old last month and choosing her presents was something of a challenge. She’s at that age where there aren’t loads of things that she ‘needs’, she already has lots of stuff and she didn’t have many items on her wish-list. It seems that I am not …

Instagram