5 Things To Think About When Planning A Wedding

Summer generally means that it is wedding season. So many people want to get married when the weather is nice. They want outdoor options, perfect photos and a beautiful location. However, there are so many things to consider when planning a wedding. Here are 5! Location This must be one of the most important factors to think about. When John and I got married we chose an amazing location. We actually got married in Orlando, Florida and it was just the two of us. We got married at a really big estate house with gorgeous grounds. I couldn’t have picked

How to throw an American themed party

Last year my sister got engaged and is planning on getting married in New York. John and I got married in Florida. It would seem that weddings in our family only happen in America now! John and I had a big party when we got home but I kind of wish it had been American themed. Maybe I can talk my sister into doing this instead though! Food American food is probably one of the easiest ways to go for party food because there are so many options. Food could be themed around an American holiday such as Thanksgiving with

Curiosity And Potential Harm: A Guide To Childproofing Your Kitchen

They say the kitchen is the heart of a home, so naturally, everything emanates from the room. Eventually, all that goes on in the home end up in the kitchen as the gravity of food and water pulls all those in the house toward one common goal. If you have small children, a place of solace can be a dangerous, hazardous arena which can lead to accidents and potential harm. A kitchen doesn’t have to be entirely designed for growing families because there are ways to make the room childproof. The kitchen is full of menacing characteristics, with heat, fire,

The Essential Guide To Going Back To Work After Having Children

After years of looking after your children, there may come a time for you to think about getting back into the workplace. Perhaps your children are at school full time, or are at least old enough to look after themselves without you needing to be at their beck and call 24/7. The idea of going back to work can be very appealing, particularly if you are tired of looking at the same four walls a day as a stay at home mum. If you have the opportunity to get back out into the job market, we have some great advice

5 Tips for Stress Free Event Planning

Being of a certain age can mean having to plan events, for various different things. The event could be a wedding, christening, party or even a meeting. Planning any of these can end up being really quite stressful but there are ways of Stress Free Event Planning. 1. Event Hire There are many times in life when we need to hire a room for something; a wedding reception, christening, weight loss group or meeting rooms for various different reasons. The problem lies in being able to find these venues in the right place. It’s hard to know what options exist,

Creating a children’s play room in the garden

John and I are very lucky that we were able to buy a house with a pretty big garden. Now, it’s not massive but it is probably bigger than average I’d say. When we moved it it was a mess. There was a pond, a sunken patio, hundreds of plants only in very shallow and hard soil, as well as a massive garden outbuilding that was removed before we moved in! It took 4 skips and a massive redesign for the garden to look how it does today. However, it is far from finished. The back of the garden hasn’t

Tips for buying furniture online when you don’t drive!

It’s no secret that I buy and sell things on local Facebook selling groups quite often. I’ve written posts in the past about how to make the most of them and I stick to those bits of advice myself. As someone who doesn’t drive though, I find it really difficult to always buy everything I would like to. There have been so many times where I have seen a really nice piece of furniture that I’ve fallen in love with. Buying furniture online is a nightmare though if you’re someone who can’t drive. We don’t have family close by who

Holidaying In The UK With Pets & Babies

  Let’s face it – when you used to plan holidays pre-babies and pre-pets, the world was your oyster. You just probably didn’t realise it until the chance to get out and fly got a whole lot harder. When other things come along that require your attention – namely little humans – you sort of lose the luxury of being able to pick anywhere on a map that you want to go. But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t so much waiting for you to be explored that’s already on your doorstep, that is available for you to take both