Lucas’ 6th birthday

| Diary

Lucas with a choc cake and macaroons

Lucas turned 6 a couple of weeks ago. We obviously couldn’t do much but we decorated the house and had a little ninjago party, Lucas requested Japanese food so we got sushi and did noodle and rice dishes. He also wanted macaroons so I ordered some with Ninjago characters printed on which he loved.   […] Read more…


Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Home

| Home & Garden, Lifestyle

Succulent and cacti on a table in the front of the shot and behind is a grey sofa

With spring just around the corner, you may want to do some spring cleaning and spruce up your home. Whether you redecorate or simply do some deep cleaning, there are ways to make your home look like it came right out of a magazine. If you’re feeling like you want to do something to make […] Read more…


Creating a spring flipbook

| Projects

Yellow flower

It’s nearly spring and we’re all happy to get outside and watch new growth popping and sprouting everywhere! So many craft ideas and so little time – literally, as the landscape changes daily. It’s a great time of year for crafting with the kids and also for getting out and exploring nature, whilst social distancing. […] Read more…


How to Invest in Quality Furniture

| Home & Garden, Lifestyle

A living room showing a sofa and table

Buying furniture is always an exciting, yet daunting, task. You get to choose the perfect pieces that go with your style and design your home however you would like. Yet finding those perfect pieces can take a lot longer and cost way more than you ever expected. While you may be tempted to skimp out […] Read more…


Ways To Prepare For Spring

| Home & Garden, Lifestyle

The winter has been a long one and most of us are ready for what is, undoubtedly, one of the best seasons of the year: spring. Ah, spring; that beautiful time of year when flowers bloom and the weather is just perfect. While it’s not yet the best season of the year, you can start […] Read more…


Thoughtful Ways to Celebrate a Birthday

| Family, Lifestyle

Flowers being delivered to the door

With the struggles the world faced last year, it is clear that your normal birthday and holiday celebrations aren’t what they usually are. Whether it is your birthday or someone else’s special day, we need to think of new ways to celebrate that are safe but that are still so thoughtful. Here are a few […] Read more…


Enter the children’s short story competition

| Charity

three children wiritng at a desk with an adult sat smiling at them. Teacher helping students in school classroom. Horizontally framed shot.

Have you got a budding writer at home? The short story competition is now open with Leukaemia Cancer Society. ⁣ ⁣ Open to children between 7 and 15 years old, they can enter a short story (less than 500 words) for their chance to be published, with the book raising money for the Leukaemia Cancer […] Read more…


How to Transition From Road to Trail Running

| Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

trail running

Whether you’re an avid runner or enjoy a run around the neighbourhood in the morning to wake yourself up and stay fit, transitioning from road running to trail running can be difficult. Trails are a more challenging experience because you’re on difficult terrain that changes at every step. There are hills, rocks, and obstacles on […] Read more…