The cheapest way to hire a car in France

| Travel

We are currently in France and staying for a couple of months, we flew over so needed to hire a car once here. When I got quotes from the various car hire companies at the airport, the cheapest I could find was £850. I had heard that supermarkets in France hire out cars so I […] Read more…


Exploring the Dordogne – week 2

| Diary, Travel

Mareuil Château

Last week was mainly about finding our feet and getting Lucas settled in, this week we have ventured out a little more.   This week we have visited Mareuil which is 10 minutes from where we are staying. It’s quite a big town but was fairly quiet. We spotted a few restaurants, butchers, bakers, pharmacy, […] Read more…


Visiting Florida with children

| Travel

    Who hasn’t at one point or another looked at going to Florida? With the beautiful beaches, Disney World, Legoland and Universal Studios these are enough of a reason to visit but what else is there to see and do? Have a peek below but before you do, I think if we were to […] Read more…


Hubelino marble run review

| Review

Lucas is playing with the marble run set and duplo

      Lucas was recently sent* the Hubelino marble run to try out. Until it arrived, I have to say we had never seen it before, however Hubelino has been around since 2008. Their products are 100% compatible with standard bricks offered by other manufacturers and are based on the well-known plug-in modular system. […] Read more…


The ordinary moments #35 – France week 1

| Diary, Travel

Lucas sat smiling wearing a stripy orange and white poncho with palm trees on

We’ve been in France for a week now. We’ve come over for a couple of months to look around various areas in the Dordogne with a view to buying over here once our house sale completes. This week has been all about relaxing and finding our feet before we start venturing out. We have been […] Read more…


The Benefits of Having Your Children Go Vegan

| Food & Drink

A vegan burger

  What is a vegan diet? It is very popular these days, making it the diet of choice among millennials as well as individuals who are looking for a healthy change of pace. More and more people are switching to a vegan diet because of its benefits such as better overall health by lowering blood […] Read more…