Planning a summer holiday can be a massive task, especially if you’re going away with children. We went on our first holiday abroad earlier in the year and there are some things I wish I had done to make the whole trip a lot easier and a lot less stressful. Choose Clothes Wisely When I packed for our holiday abroad this year I don’t think I did a very good job of it, which isn’t really like me at all. We ended up taking so many clothes for Erin, most of which she didn’t wear but not nearly enough for
Once upon a time, there lived Cinderfella – a little boy, forever bossed around by his two older brothers, Gus and Gareth. “Turn up the TV! Shine our scooters!” the brothers cry. “Finish our homework!” But on the day of our story, Kayleigh, the town’s kick-fastic karate champion, is having a party, and Cinderfella is determined to dream big, dress fancy and DANCE. He’ll just need a little help along the way from his fairy dog-mother, Ruff – woof! I think we’re all familiar with the classic story Cinderella and over the years I have seen and read many re-tellings.
Erin is going on a school trip to the zoo in a couple of weeks and she needs to take a packed lunch with her. She takes packed lunches all throughout the holidays anyway but normally we are able to put them in the fridge at school to keep everything at the right temperature. With the weather being so nice at the minute, and it being so warm, nursery have advised us to be a bit more careful with what we pack for the trip as it can’t be refrigerated. We normally use a Yumbox Classic, which Erin loves but
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There are many things I dislike about our house at the moment but one of the biggest things is our kitchen. We have a galley kitchen which means it’s really small and narrow and there isn’t a whole lot of storage space. This means that we have to be clever with the things we buy, making sure we have enough space to store them. We were recently introduced to the Prestige Kitchen Hacks range and there are some fantastic products to help with space issues in the kitchen. We have very limited counter space and numerous containers for things like utensils or
I remember when we got our first ever PC way back when I was about 14. We had dial up internet and a monitor that weighed a ton and had horrible resolution. Not everyone had PCs at home though and so many of my friends had to do their homework at school when they had access to a computer that could also print. It’s crazy to think that nearly 20 years ago I used that first PC to use MSN Messenger, play Neopets and annoy my mum and sister by tying up the phone line. Back then I never would
The summer holidays are now in full swing and after a couple of days of rain, we are due nicer weather again for at least a couple of weeks. Even though Erin goes to nursery throughout the summer there is still the temptation to go for days out, spend money on doing things here and there and generally spending more money than normal. So, here are some practical ways to save money this summer with help from some great bloggers: Packed lunches – It’s so easy to give in to the temptation of eating out at a restaurant or a
What We’ve Been Watching is a monthly feature where we talk about everything we’ve been watching over the past month. It might be something on Netflix, Sky or even just a DVD we’ve had for years but wanted to watch again. If we’ve been watching something new we’ll talk about that too! *May contain spoilers so read with caution Black Panther Before my sister and her fiance moved out I made sure I watched some of their DVDs before they went. One that I had been dying to see since it came out was Black Panther. Honestly, I was expecting