Household items you never knew you could repair!

If your home is anything like mine, then I’m sure you’ll agree with me when I say that our household appliances get a lot of daily abuse! Because our appliances are used so much it’s no surprise that they can die on us so quickly. If you were being frugal or you thought that rejecting that extended warranty was a good idea when you were in the shop, then you may be kicking yourself when the coffee machine breaks down just as you have an army of mum friends popping over who need a caffeine fix! Many of us simply rush…

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A Healthy Weekly Meal Plan

As you guys will know I am a huge fan of meal planning, I think it is key if you are wanted to eat well, save some pennies, reduce waste and keep yourself organised. It really doesn’t take much time at all; each week I have a little look in the cupboards and see what we have already and what I can make meals with. I then make a list of dinners for each night taking into account plans we have or if the kids will be eating at their dads certain nights. Finally I write my list and head to…

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Captures from Corfe Castle

After spending a good few months pondering on whether or not I should join the National Trust nearly two years into our membership I am not sure why I ever debated it. Not only has it solved many a ‘what shall we do today?’ it has given us so many fantastic days out and allowed us to explore new places for a really great price. The put on such fab little activities for the children during half terms as well it makes it well worth it. This week we returned to one of our favourite local spots Corfe Castle. It was actually…

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THE WEEKLY ONE – Welcome

You may read that title and think it’s a bit odd her doing a welcome post 3 and a half years into blogging, but I feel like I need to start with a hello. I’ve felt recently like my little blog has kind of lost it’s way over the last few months and if I am honest I have been falling out of love with it. I found myself producing mostly sponsored content or content I thought would be popular, with the odd glimpse of my real life and that’s not what I set this space up to be. Yesterday…

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Four Tips for to Help You to Stay Warm and Cosy at Home

It is officially cold. We have already had two nasty cold snaps, this winter, and according to the the long-term weather forecast we are likely to experience a few more. So, I thought a quick tips post on staying warm was in order. Make sure that your heating system is fit for purpose If you have not already done so, get your boiler serviced. It will run far more efficiently and, more importantly, is far less likely to let you down. Trying to live without heating is no joke when there is snow on the ground. It is far better…

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