A Money Saving Diary

I was recently contacted by Scottish Friendly, a UK based finance company specialising in savings and ISAs. They set me a challenge to make a diary of my spending over a period of time, look back at it to see where I am over spending and where I can save money. I was someone who had their children at a young age, before I had a bunch of savings behind me and a mortgage already secured. It wasn’t something I really worried about then, now as I get older I want a home that I own, I want that stability and I…

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Beauty & The Beast on DVD

I was absolutely gutted to miss seeing the new Beauty & The Beast film on the big screen when it came out. After one too many failed attempts of making plans to see it with my friends I resided myself to waiting for the DVD to come out. Guess what it’s arrived!!!! I was so excited to be asked if I would like to receive a copy of the DVD and the new Belle toddler doll for the girls to play with. As a child Beauty & The Beast was without a doubt one of my most favourite Disney films…

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Child Free Holidaying & Switching Off

I am home from a gorgeous holiday in Gran Canaria with my best friends!!! I think this has been the longest I hadn’t posted on my blog or social media since it all began 3 years ago. I must confess as much as I love my little corner of the internet it has been lovely! I didn’t intend on taking a break; I thought I would still be tweeting and instagraming my socks off but when it came to it I just didn’t fancy it. Usually on trips or weekends away I am constantly taking photos or filming ready to share…

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Summer Shoes from Deichmann

Finding the kids a decent pair of summery shoes can be a challenge for us, with the holidays fast approaching it was a mission for me to find a decent pair of comfortable sandals that would be able to keep up with my children.  The girls are very active and as you guys know we are always here there and everywhere so I need to find a shoe that is comfortable, practical and lightweight for those warmer months. When the team at Deichmann got in touch recently and asked if I would like to try some of their sandals out with the girls I was excited…

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The Ultimate Family Festival Checklist

Festival season is so close; if you believe your days of sitting in fields, drinking cider with a flower crown on your head are behind you now you are a parent you are missing out hugely on all the amazing family friendly festivals that are held all over the country! Shortly the squad and I will be heading off to one of the biggest (and in my opinion BEST!) family festivals in the UK – yes I am talking about Camp Bestival! We have been counting down the days more or less since we left last year, it was one of…

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