How to travel on a budget

| France, Travel & Days Out, UK, Worldwide

an italian canal surrounded by houses

  We live in such a beautiful part of the world but that doesn’t stop me wanting to show Lucas different places and experience various cultures. To travel without spending a fortune is an achievement. With the skyrocketing prices of everything, it seems that a cheap travel experience can happen once in a blue moon, […] Read more…


Coping with anxiety over Christmas

| Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Many people struggle with anxiety leading up to Christmas and during the holiday months. Learning to effectively cope with this anxiety can help make any holiday more enjoyable Feeling higher levels of anxiety around the holidays is something many people struggle with on an annual basis. Seeing family members, shopping for Christmas presents, and travelling […] Read more…


Budget children’s room ideas

| Home & Garden, Lifestyle

Creating a calm bedroom for your child. pale pink wallpaper with white clouds

  Children can be expensive, so save money where you can by using some of these budget children’s room ideas. There are many expensive bedroom sets available for children, they’re very cute but super expensive and there’s no reason to spend a lot when you can come up with very clever children’s room ideas that […] Read more…


My latest finds from Femme Luxe Finery

| Fashion, Lifestyle

I stood outside next to a bricked building wearing ripped jeans and black mesh Bardot top from femme luxe

  Here’s my latest goodies from Femme Luxe. What do you think of my choices?     I started by going through their tops and chose a black mesh bardot long sleeve bodysuit. The mesh bodysuit is available in black or mocha. I chose the black bodysuit and paired it with a pair of mid […] Read more…


Alternatives to wrapping paper

| Lifestyle

Alternatives to wrapping paper for more eco friendly ways to wrap gifts and some zero waste wrapping ideas for presents and parcels

Instead of reaching for yet another roll of glossy, ink laden wrapping paper, why not branch out and explore some interesting alternative ways to present your gifts and make your wrapping a little more eco friendly? Children’s art work Anyone with young children will no doubt be supplied with endless works of art tenderly drawn […] Read more…


Perfect gifts for family travellers

| Shopping

family passport holder

  With travelling becoming so much more accessible with various means of transport and accommodation, more and more families are choosing to spend their money and time travelling and experiencing different cultures and exploring new places, rather than luxuries at home. Here are some gift ideas for travelling families and are all gifts under £30! […] Read more…


Keeping warm with home insulation

| Home & Garden, Lifestyle

Keeping warm with home insulation and saving energy and money on your household bills with different types of home insulation

  I’ve recently written about Winter proofing your house and touched upon making sure your house is insulated properly. Good insulation is essential. Even the attic needs to be properly insulated. If it isn’t, cold air can get into the attic and that will compete with the warm air that naturally rises. Proper insulation also […] Read more…

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Cheap activities for over the holidays

| Family, Lifestyle

Cheap activities for over the holidays

Include some of these cheap activities and outings for children and families in holiday plans to keep children busy and active during school holidays. School holidays can be a great opportunity to spend time together as a family. It is not necessary to take expensive trips to build wonderful family memories. There are lots of […] Read more…