When our kids first start school we soon realise that it can actually cost a small fortune to get them kitted out with all of the right stuff. One of the most important (and sometimes expensive) items that we have to buy are their school shoes. But with such a wide variety of options to choose from, finding the right balance of quality versus price can be quite a challenge. So, I thought that I would share with you my latest experiences and hopefully how I finally found the right shoes at the right price for my two young boys! [Read more…]
Sometimes our battery levels are just a bit too low and need recharging. Hmmm, recharging our batteries, as if! I hear you say. [Read more…]
We all love the smell of scented candles, don’t we? It certainly seems that most of us do, as the UK is currently the biggest market for scented candles in Europe. We have a variety of candles (and prices) to choose from, such as cheap and cheerful scented candles for less than £1, right up to luxury candles that can cost well into the hundreds! [Read more…]
Shopping on a budget can be a really tricky thing to master. Once you do wrap your head around it and view it as more of a lifestyle choice than a boring restriction, however, it can be a very useful life skill to have. But how can shopping on a budget be made simple? Here are my 3 top tips!
Having a family can be both amazing and stressful in so many different ways, and one big potential stress is the demands it places on our home. Homes come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes, but making your home work for your family can feel like an impossible task at times. One of the most common problems that families struggle with is not having enough space. So, what can we do if we are tight on space and either aren’t in a position to move to a bigger property or the thought of packing up and moving just fills you with dread? Well, here are a few tips to help you create a feeling of space in a small but cosy family home.