My Charity Shop Christmas Challenge

For many years when my children were small and I was not working I found Christmas a real struggle. During those years I depended on…

When I grow up I want to be …

When I grow up … I often ask my children what they want to be when they grow up. I am so interested in how…

Littlest Pet Shop Playsets Review

My daughter has never played with the littlest pet shop toys before nor has she ever seen it on TV . So last week when…

Win a My Magical Mermaid

My Magical Mermaid is a lovely idea for a Christmas gift. Pearl can actually swim! She comes with batteries included (hurray!) and is activated once…

Where to buy the most popular Christmas toys at the best price

I know it is still November but  my son has reliably informed me today ‘it’s not long really mum better get shopping!’ Have you started?…

How to Find a Great Beauty Salon

It isn’t always easy to find time for yourself when you are a parent. I thought this when my two were babies and I thought…

An exclusive interview with Billie Faiers about her new My Babiie pushchair range

Hi Billie…..Can you tell us a bit about about your baby? I absolutely adore Nelly, she’s a really cute babe with a great temperament she…

15 Thrifty Christmas Tips

Today – 15 thrifty Christmas tips   Thrifty Christmas tips to make all the difference   Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash Christmas can be…

Snowflake Cookie Yankee Candle

I think every thrifty home should invest in a quality candle. They are such a lovely way to add something more to your home whilst…

Special Gifts to keep forever

This year for Christmas as a little investment I have purchased an drawing for my daughter. It is an Eileen Soper painting (she illustrated the…

Revealed: How much we spend on other people kids at Christmas

Christmas shopping is well underway and  new research reveals UK parents will buy gifts for an average of 12 children, on top of their own…

Hotel Chocolat Christmas Goodies Review

I am rather fond of choclate as regular readers will know and Hotel Chocolat chocolate is right up there amongst my favorite. When tyhey asked…

Asus MeMO Pad 7 Review

We have been reviewing a ME176 MeMoPad – 7” Android tablet from Asus  It comes in vibrant blue, red, yellow, black, and white and is…

Win a Berrybee Cottage Dolls House & 3 Furniture Sets

I have the best Christmas competition to bring to you how would you like to win a  Berrybee Cottage dolls house from Big Game Hunters…

Malteser Chocolate Spread (and other new choccy goodies)

There are some awesome new Mars products out and I have to tell you they are rather scrumptious.   We were very lucky to receive…