My tips for saving money as a single mum

Kids are expensive! There is no way to beat around the bush or sugar coat it – these little people come a lot of money. Since becoming a single mum over 3 years ago I have become sole responsible for providing for these girls of mine day to day. It’s been up and down along the way money wise to say the least. I was so used to someone else sorting out the bills etc when I had to look after it all it was a little chaotic! I know there are so many others in a similar position to…

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How to Get Fit & Have Fun as a Busy Mum

Many times, mums are seen as superheroes because of the hundreds of things they juggle to do on a daily basis. Many people think only someone with superpowers is capable of balancing life, work, active kids, and leisure all at the same time! The reality however is that many mum’s feel they’re barely holding things together and time seems to go by far too quickly! No matter how busy you get as a mum, there should always be a little time to have some fun yourself and one of the ways that you can do this is by keeping fit.…

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4 years of blogging and finding my mojo again

Four years of blogging came and went with out me saying a word. It wasn’t until yesterday as I sat lunching and catching up with some of my favourite blogging friends that I realised I had actually hit that 4 year milestone! The specific date was only last week so it isn’t like I’m months out writing this post to celebrate four years of me blogging. Each year I tend to write about how blogging has changed my life. How it has become my career and talk about the many amazing experiences I have had and while it is still…

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Getting Outside With Little Tikes!

It’ll come as no surprise to you for me to say the girls and I love getting outside. If you have followed this blog for a long time you will have followed a lot of our outdoorsy adventures but one thing I am really slacking in is outdoor play at home. Since going back to work I have realised what a blessing the back garden can be, it gives the girls the chance for some fresh air after a long day at school an it also gives me chance to get some chores done without them being under my feet.…

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Easy Tricks for Keeping Your House Cool this Summer

We are being promised a long, hot summer. Whilst we revel in heat and sunshine most of the time, at night or after a few weeks of heat, we can be itching for a breath of fresh, cool air. Rattan Direct take a look at great ideas for keeping your home cool this summer! #1 Keep your blinds closed or curtains drawn It’s a simple tip but you can reduce 30% of the heat pouring into a room from the blazing sun by keeping your blinds or curtains closed, especially at the hottest part of the day. Great for south-facing…

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