Winter activities the whole family will love

It is safe to say that when the leaves start falling off the trees and things feel crisper, it certainly is a sign that winter is on its way. While the weather may turn a little grim that doesn’t mean that the family can’t enjoy quality time together. Sure, you may have indulged in summer evening BBQs or things like paddling pool action. But Winter offers families a whole host of alternative ways to enjoy one another’s company. With that in mind, here are some of the best activities the whole family will love. 

How to stay warm in an older house this winter

AD | Collaborative post Autumn is well and truly over and the temperature has quickly dropped. It’s the time of year where we need to start thinking about how we can keep ourselves warm during the colder months. If, like us, you live in an old house then this might not be so simple. Here are some ideas for how to stay warm in an older house this winter.

5 Great Box Sets To Watch This Winter

During the colder months it’s easy to want to stay home more often. It’s cold and wet outside so where better to spend your free time than snuggled up on the couch with a blanket and some delicious snacks. With maybe more time on your hands than in summer you might be looking for something new to watch. I love a good box set to binge watch so here are some box sets to watch this winter: Grey’s Anatomy Grey’s Anatomy was something I put off watching for the longest time. I don’t know why

5 Easily Forgotten Areas To Clean Around The Home

AD | This is a collaborative post.  Spring seems to be just around the corner. I don’t know about you but I always like to give my house a really good clean after winter. Some areas tend to get a bit neglected over winter and I find this is a great time to make a list and tackle some of those easily forgotten areas to clean around the home. Skirting boards Having an old house that seems to attract dust from nowhere means that some of our skirting boards get particularly dusty. We have had them

How To Stay Warm Through A British Winter

AD – This post is a collaborative post. All opinions are our own.  Winter has well and truly hit us this month and I am particularly feeling the cold. We live in an old Victorian semi which has floorboards with gaps and draughts everywhere so staying warm can be a little bit tricky sometimes. If, like me, you’re struggling with the lower temperatures then here are some ideas for how to stay warm through a British winter! Stock up on firewood If you have an open fire like us, or a wood burner, then you’ll

5 Ways To Look After Your Garden In Winter

AD – This post is a collaborative post. All opinions are our own.  Over the past week or so the temperatures have really dropped and we have even seen a little bit of snow down here in Norfolk. Something I think we tend to forget about a little bit at this time of year is the garden. For us, we don’t go out there nearly as much during the winter and I know we could do more to keep it in better shape. Here are some ideas for how to look after your garden in

How To Have A Beautiful Garden In Winter

AD | Collaborative post When we moved into our house around 4 and a half years ago we knew that the garden needed attention quite quickly. The previous owners left it in such a mess that we needed 3 skips to clear the junk and then we had to have a landscaper to level the whole of the garden. For the first couple of months I loved it. We had a beautiful big lawn and so much space compared to what it was before because it was very neat and tidy. I was so in

5 Reasons Why I Love Winter

Winter is not my favourite season an in fact, it’s my least favourite of all of the seasons. However, there is always a way to look for the positives and instead of concentrating on the things I hate about winter I thought I’d write about some of the things I love about winter. Hot Chocolate I don’t drink hot drinks any other time of the year but as soon as it gets cold and the heating gets turned on it makes me want a hot chocolate. I love making my own at home and do