6 Ways to Help Your Independent Teenager be Frugal
Jun25

6 Ways to Help Your Independent Teenager be Frugal

Saving money can be tough no matter what age you are. But when you’re young and all you want to do is get out and gather as many experiences as possible, it’s particularly difficult to say “no” to the things you can’t afford. Whether your teen is away at Uni, or out in the big wide world with a pay cheque every month, their focus is of course on regular nights out with their mates or racking up their gig...

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DIY Craft Ideas for the Entire Family
Jun25

DIY Craft Ideas for the Entire Family

Spending time with the kids and doing something together is great for relationship building. Sharing a DIY project is known to be one of the most effective ways to get children more engaged and open minded while training their motor skills. There is no shortage of things to try and DIY projects to do either. To help you pick a project to share with the entire family, here are some DIY craft ideas you can look into, particularly ideas...

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Win a Stand Mixer with Wilko!
Jun02

Win a Stand Mixer with Wilko!

I’m absolutely in love with the beautiful new Copper kitchen range from Wilko. Have you seen it? I mean look – See what I mean? It’s gorgeous. And never mind the coffee pot, the saucepans, the utensils or the toaster. Oh no. Because we’re absolutely thrilled to be able to give away the tippety top of the range – their Stand Mixer. *swoons happily* I never really understood the stand mixer thing –...

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Win a £175 Steel Fire Pit from Wayfair!
Jun02

Win a £175 Steel Fire Pit from Wayfair!

Simply perfect for summer evenings – we’re thrilled to be working with Wayfair, and to be able to bring you the chance to win this brilliant steel fire pit, worth over £175. We’ve had a fire pit ourselves for years now, and though we love to spend time in the garden, and we eat almost every meal out of doors…every summer it’s the evenings spent sitting around the fire pit which embed themselves into...

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Win a £140 Polti Moppy Cordless Steam Cleaner
May13

Win a £140 Polti Moppy Cordless Steam Cleaner

Regular readers might remember that we are big big fans of the Polti Moppy Cordless Steam Cleaner. Well, to be fair, they’re potentially more likely to remember the frankly shameful filth on my walls than the brilliant steam cleaner I cleaned it with – the results were so good (and the start point so horrible) that I still get asked occasionally exactly what it was that I used to clean that blackness from my walls. So when...

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Top tips for teaching your kids to cycle
May01

Top tips for teaching your kids to cycle

Sir Chris Hoy and Evans Cycles offer their top tips to teaching your child to ride.   Location: While it might be tempting to choose a soft, grassy area for cycling practice, this will actually be more challenging to pedal on. A smooth, tarmac surface that is relatively open and away from traffic is ideal as it helps the child to pick up some rolling momentum and gauge how the bike responds to their body movements. Avoid Stabilisers:...

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