Surviving The School Run With Aviva

Mention school run to any parent, and they all get that same look on their face.  Ever since C started school it has been a nightmare. It was stressful even before we got out of… View Post

Blogtober 2018 – Day 10 – Just Be Yourself #WorldMentalHealthDay

Today is day 10 of Blogtober 2018, and as it is World Mental Health Day, the topic is Just Be Yourself. Mental Health still has a stigma attached to it, we hear the words mental… View Post

Morphy Richards Compact Soup Maker

As summer is now a memory, and we are embracing Autumn with cooler days and the nights drawing in, I always start to look forward to comfort food.  We love homemade soup along with homemade… View Post

My York Test Laboratories Review

Food! It’s a love-hate relationship sometimes, isn’t it? We may tuck into a great carvery dinner at a local pub, a quick takeaway at the weekend, or even over indulge on the snacks whilst watching… View Post

Blogtober 2018 – Day 9 – Invitations/Letters – World Post Day

Today is Day 9 of Blogtober 2018, and the theme for today is Invitations/Letters as it is World Post Day. In today’s society we rarely send letters, as we can email or text and it… View Post

Blogtober 2018 – Day 8 – Hearing Them Read ‘Libaries Week’

Thank you to those who have followed my first week on Blogtober 2018, if you have missed any posts you can find the at the bottom of this post.  Today is day 8 and the… View Post

Blogtober 2018 – Day 7 – Dyspraxia Awareness Week

It is Day 7 of Blogtober 2018, as you may be aware is a challenge where we post every day in October, following a daily prompt.  Today we are talking about Dyspraxia Awareness Week. What… View Post

Blogtober 18 – Day 6 – National Badger Day

It is Day 6 of Blogtober 18, and today we are talking about Forest Creatures, as today is National Badger Day. We all know what a badger is, but rarely see them.  So I thought… View Post

5 Ways to Raise Creative Kids

How can one even quantify creativity? And if one cannot quantify something, how can you even think about nurturing and directing it? Fortunately, humans are inherently curious creatures, and this instinct alone honed evolution as… View Post

How to Throw a Party on a Budget

Parties can be large or small, of varying themes and for all types of occasions; and they can be very expensive, or done on a budget. It just matters where you put the money and… View Post