Top Tips to Create a Teenage Bedroom Paradise
Jan17

Top Tips to Create a Teenage Bedroom Paradise

Your baby got big, is almost all-grown-up… and it is officially time to scrap the farm animal wallpaper and invest in something a little more adult. Renovating a bedroom can be expensive and time consuming, but with a little thought you can quite easily create a space that your teenager will love without breaking the bank (or needing to do it again in 6mths time). I’ve been a parent of a teenager for the last ten years...

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Perfect Trench Coat for Spring – £25 in the John Lewis Sale!
Jan14

Perfect Trench Coat for Spring – £25 in the John Lewis Sale!

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE a perfect trench coat – ideal for the Spring when temperatures begin to warm but you never really know what the weather might actually do in half an hour’s time. And frankly, when you spot a seriously good looking trench coat in the John lewis sale, reduced from £80 to just £25… well, you’d be mad not to, right? This one’s a shorter (more practical &...

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Making Your Home Grandparent-friendly
Jan04

Making Your Home Grandparent-friendly

We’ve just waved off my husband’s parents after their annual Christmas visit; and for the first time we realised that they are, in fact, getting older. They’re almost in their 80’s, and my FIL is not in good health at all. And I’ve realised we’ve switched life roles again. Once they were parenting us. Then we parented our small people… and now it feels as though we’re parenting them as...

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The Wreath Box | #ChristmasGiftGuide
Dec20

The Wreath Box | #ChristmasGiftGuide

Chocolates, you can’t go wrong at Christmas with chocolates. But not just any choccy, oh no, sumpteous, luxury, mouth watering delights from Hotel Chocolat, I mean mmmmmm. The Wreath Box Who needs a traditional wreath? Hotel chocolat have lavished theirs in chocolate. Choose from 40 and share goodwill with everyone. Which first? Crunch into their Cookie & Caramel Wreath, award-winning Treacle Tarts, new Honey and Cashew...

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Win 1 of 5 Letts ‘GCSE In A Week’ sets!  | #LittleStuff24
Dec18

Win 1 of 5 Letts ‘GCSE In A Week’ sets! | #LittleStuff24

“Rudolph the red nosed reindeeeeeer…” Behind door number nineteen of the 2018 #LittleStuff24 is your chance to win 1 of 5 ‘GCSE In A Week’ Revision book bundles from Letts! It’s that time of year that every parent of an older teen learns to be wary of. Exam season. We’ve been through it a couple of times, with son No.3 facing his GCSE barrel this summer (if you’re in a  similar position, you might...

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VioPet Ziggy’s Zzz Dog Bed | #ChristmasGiftGuide
Dec18

VioPet Ziggy’s Zzz Dog Bed | #ChristmasGiftGuide

Our pets are so much part of our family too right, so getting them a gift for Christmas only seems natural dosesn’t it! And whilst we are cozied up under our plush throws or new duvet sets in bed, surely our furry friends deserve some luxury snoozing time too. VioPet Ziggy’s Zzz Dog Bed Ziggy’s Zzz Bed is the perfect haven for cats and small to medium sized dogs. With its soft suede wraparound and plush fleece cushion with...

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