A Safe And Gentle Hand Sanitiser From Steril-eeze

AD | Paid collaboration Since March we have had it drilled into us that we must take a lot more care on a daily basis; wear masks outdoors, wash our hands more and also use hand sanitiser. I don’t know about you but I have found that a lot of hand sanitisers are either sticky, smell awful or can sting if you have the tiniest of cuts on your hands. I recently discovered Steril-eeze though and it’s a real game changer! Steril-eeze is a hand sanitiser with a difference as it is alcohol-free. Instead, Steril-eeze uses something called Hypochlorous Acid, which

10 Tips for Keeping Busy During Isolation

This Blog has been written and provided by An Post Insurance – #ad. Struggling to keep your days full during isolation?  Fear not, here are 10 tips from An Post Insurance to help you and your loved ones stay sane while you stay safe. Keep a routine Working from home? Haven’t we all dreamed of rolling out of bed last minute and working in our PJ’s? However tempting it may be, you should get up early and follow your normal routines to get you in the right frame of mind for a productive working day. Not working? It’s very tempting

Replacing Storage Heaters With Electric Radiators

When we moved into this house in 2014 we knew that there was quite a lot about it that we wanted to change. Actually, thinking about it, we probably wanted to change most of the house in some way or another. It definitely wasn’t ‘our’ house when we bought it. One of the worst things about the house though was the water and heating system. The boiler is one of those old massive tanks that need to heat up before you can use the hot water and the heating was all night storage heaters, something we had experience of in

Why We Won’t Be Taking Term Time Holidays Anymore

We’ve always been a family who enjoy holidays. Before Erin was born me and John managed to go to some pretty amazing places; Rome, Paris, married in Orlando and we even managed New York while I was pregnant. Since then we have been away somewhere at least once a year. We have really tried to make sure Erin has experienced all kinds of different holidays and we have been places such as London, Majorca, Center Parcs and Haven… just to name a few, over the past few years. We have been very lucky that John can take holidays anytime in

Win A Copy Of Horrible Histories: Horrible Christmas

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  In the run up to Christmas I love to run giveaways and give you all the chance to win some cool prizes. Today, the lovely people at Wicked Uncle have provided us with a copy of Horrible Histories: Horrible Christmas to giveaway! This hugely entertaining festive edition is stuffed full of strangely interesting facts and gruesome tales from days of Christmas past. From pantos and christmas characters to foul food and curious festive customs, Rattus guides you through with the usual one-liners – it’s a cracker! Learn about silly santas, spooks

3 Tips for Teaching Your Children to be More Responsible Dog Owners

Collaborative post We often get pets for our children, but they usually have a different idea of what it actually means to be a pet owner. They probably don’t realize it takes time and dedication, and that it’s a full-time job. If you start taking over their responsibilities for them, they might miss out on a basic lesson in life which will start manifesting again later.  This is why you need to teach them how to be responsible dog owners now so that they don’t end up being irresponsible adults later on. It’s also about the wellbeing of the pet

Top Tips for Helping Your Child Learn a New Language

AD | Collaborative post Starting to learn languages from an early age can be incredibly beneficial for children. Being multilingual will not only help your child when they study languages at school, but it will also support them in other academic areas. Research suggests that multilingual children have enhanced critical thinking and creativity skills. Furthermore, knowing a second language can also improve your child’s future career prospects. If you’d like to know how you can help your child to learn a new language, here is some great advice from an independent school in Surbiton… “Practice makes perfect” Never has this

Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club Review – Confident?

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  This month, as part of the Asmodee Blogger Board Game Club we have been playing Confident?*, a quiz game with a bit of a difference. What’s inside the box: 200 question cards 6 answer boards Score card Pens Scribble board Confident? can be played either as single players or you can team up if you want to. This means that you can play with anywhere from 2 people right up to however many you want really. You might want to play at home with family or as a