A letter for my children – I have a confession…
Jul26

A letter for my children – I have a confession…

Dearest No.1, Boy, Jolly & Bear. I have a confession to make. Yes, me, your super-cool amazing awesome mother. First up, I’m not sure I should be admitting this in public. But here goes: I love an inspirational quote. I do. And I’m not sorry. So there. (side note – any readers who follow me on Pinterest may have seen a sneaky little board sitting there quietly among the mugs and enamel kitchenware and housework...

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Easy way for parents to win prizes with GrowingApp!
Jun23

Easy way for parents to win prizes with GrowingApp!

I know, I know – we all love to win prizes. And for new parents, competitions that happen on their phone, alongside the chance to chat to other parents who are also trying to choose the best pushchair/when to move to a big bed/which baby bath is best for dry baby skin? Well, it’s a match made in heaven, isn’t it? Allow me to introduce you to GrowingApp… It’s a fab little app, right there on your phone...

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Why You Should Forget Everything You Learned About Child Saving
Apr05

Why You Should Forget Everything You Learned About Child Saving

I’ll never forget the day I turned 18, and was finally able to access the savings plan my parents had been paying into since I was born. Eighteen years of saving! It was going to be brilliant – I was about to get married (yes, really – five days later. And yes, we’re still married. So yah boo sucks to that thought you were just thinking) and had just bought a house (well, my older-and-actually-earning...

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Easy Steps to Repair a Credit Score with FREE ClearScore Coaching
Mar01

Easy Steps to Repair a Credit Score with FREE ClearScore Coaching

I’ve been meaning to sign up to ClearScore for a while now, ever since I saw a TV advert for them; ‘giving everybody access to their credit score and report for free, forever.’ I’ve been quite open in the past about our past issues with debt, and how we’ve worked incredibly hard to take back control and sort them. Having done it once, we’ll never let it happen again, and one of the biggest tools in...

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The 10 Most Popular Takeout Dishes
Feb28

The 10 Most Popular Takeout Dishes

Gone are the days when takeout was simply just pizza – you can order virtually any meal and have it delivered to you now. We are counting down the top 10 takeout dishes ordered, and our mouths are watering!   10 – Chow Mein   Noodles, bean sprouts, meat and veg – what else could you ever want? This dish is one of the most popular Chinese food requests. Chow Mein holds our number 10 spot for best takeout.   9 – Burgers...

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Oooh – bargain scarves! Joules have 25% off in their winter sale!
Feb10

Oooh – bargain scarves! Joules have 25% off in their winter sale!

Come on, we ALL Love a scarf. No matter what you’re wearing or where you’re going, no matter what your body size or how bad your hair day, a scarf makes things better. Thin summer scarves can be picked up for a song all year round, but really good, soft, warm-but-not-drowning you winter scarves will often dent the pocket a little. So when I spotted that Joules have a cheeky 25% off some of their remaining winter range, I...

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