Okay, I’m Calling It. Best Knickers Ever.
Jun13

Okay, I’m Calling It. Best Knickers Ever.

There was a time when I chose my underwear purely on the way it looked – was it lacy, slinky, flattering, prettily-coloured? Rarely did I think – is this functional?And then naturally I’d spent the next few months surreptitiously hoiking them up, wriggling them down, plucking them out… or simply passing over them in the drawer unless I’m dressing up for a night out. Modal Rich Flexifit™ High Leg Knickers...

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Utterly Secluded in the Brecon Beacons – Patrishow Farm Review
Jun06

Utterly Secluded in the Brecon Beacons – Patrishow Farm Review

We finally threaded through the last gate, switched off the car engine… and silence fell. As we eased out of the car, I think it’s fair to say we gawped a bit at the grand, stern beauty of Patrishow Farm, the farmhouse imposing itself on the land. When we turned to look down the valley we gawped a bit more. The view really was fabulous. We stayed at Patrishow Farm as guests of HolidayCottages.co.uk – they invited us...

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Top 5 gifts for those who have everything
Jun06

Top 5 gifts for those who have everything

Kids are easy to buy for; they like toys, video games and movies. However, as your children get older and come toward the latter half of their teens, their personalities can develop and their tastes can change. It can feel like the scope of your gift giving narrows significantly, and not every parent can thrive under this kind of bottle neck pressure. By Pixel-Shot Shutterstock In this scenario, it can also feel like your kids already...

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Spotted – Gorgeous Yellow Anglepoise Desk Lamp for £16!
May23

Spotted – Gorgeous Yellow Anglepoise Desk Lamp for £16!

It probably hasn’t escape regular readers attention that I have a bit of a ‘thing’ for an anglepoise lamp. So much so that one of my genuinely most treasured possessions is ‘Arthur’; my original 1920s Herbert Terry Anglepoise lamp which my lovely husband bought me for my 40th birthday. I love him, and always thank him politely when he turns on (Arthur that is, not the husband. Don’t be smutty.)....

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How to Save Money on Your Mobile Phone Bills
May22

How to Save Money on Your Mobile Phone Bills

If you’re anything like me, you’ll find it a lot easier to stick with the same type of contract and supplier when your mobile phone contract expires; but this isn’t always the most cost-effective option. There is an element of laziness here on my part and when I investigated the other options, I found that I could make some great savings by looking around or changing suppliers. If you are tired of paying excessive mobile phone bills...

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Simple Steps From Kids to Teens Bedroom – for under £70.
May19

Simple Steps From Kids to Teens Bedroom – for under £70.

It happens when you’re not looking, doesn’t it? the need to move from Kids to Teens Bedroom. You make their room pink and sparkly (or skateboardy or dinosaury or hedgehoggy or LEGOey) and then before you know it they’re starting to hesitate to bring friends home because their room is a bit ’embarrassing’. All their much-loved, much-needed treasures sit and gather dust in the corners (though woe betide the...

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