5 Ways To Keep Your Home Warmer This Winter

I have said many times that buying an old house that needed fixing up may not have been my best idea ever. However, it got us on the property ladder and we have now lived here for 4 and a half years! However, the house was built in 1900 and in winter it can get really cold, especially if there are strong winds outside. We’re slowly working on making our house warmer each year so today I’m sharing some ways to keep your home warmer this winter: Close your curtains Even though we have double glazed

How We’ll Be Staying Warm This Winter

Disclaimer: This post is in collaboration with Simply Hike. All opinions are our own.  We have been extremely lucky this year in that we have had a wonderfully hot summer but you never really know when the weather can turn. One day, like today while I’m writing this post, it’s chucking it down with rain, but just the other day there was glorious sunshine. You really have to be prepared for anything and this means having certain items of clothes ready before a new season even starts. As we live quite near the coast we often

How To Dress Your Little One For Sleep This Winter

Keeping winter chills at bay is one of the most important criteria in any child’s clothing – so why should your child’s nightwear be any different! Through this blog, we will be exploring the very best designer winter wear the market has to offer to keep your little one cosy through the colder seasons. Pretty Pop of Colour Just because your child’s nightwear has to be practical doesn’t mean it can’t also be pretty. Take this Young Versace Baby Girls Sleeping Suit with Pink Medusa Logo Print Bib, £40, the soft cotton provides the perfect

How To Get Your Garden Winter Ready

Christmas is now be over and we’re getting well into January and I’m already looking forward to the nicer weather. While we may spend time curled up inside where it is warm and cosy there is still one part of the home that needs looking after is the garden. I’m guilty myself of neglecting the garden over winter but there are plenty of things you can do to prepare it beforehand. Mow The Lawn We have quite a large garden with a lot of lawn space. During the summer we have to mow the grass

5 Dream Christmas Holiday Destinations

It’s the middle of December and the weather is getting worse and worse. Unfortunately, we don’t get lovely snowy winters here in the UK and instead we tend to get loads of rain and some slush after it snows. I don’t think I can ever remember having a white Christmas here and it’s things like this that make me want to go away for Christmas. So, today I thought I’d bring you my 5 dream Christmas holiday destinations. Lapland Who doesn’t want to go to Lapland? What better place to celebrate the magic of Christmas

The First Snow

This year the 30th November was a pretty magical day. This was the day we had the first snow of the winter. Erin was only 1 in January when we last had snow and she doesn’t remember it at all. When we woke up on the 30th it was a really miserable wet day. I had seen pictures on Facebook from people who live close by of the snow and  was a bit jealous we didn’t have any. Luckily, it didn’t take long for the first snow to fall! When it first started it took

Winter Boredom Busters For Toddlers & Giveaway

We’re now at the end of November and it’s pretty cold outside now! Erin and I get stuck indoors a lot of the time due to not being able to drive; we don’t want to get soaked before we even get somewhere! However, spending a few days in a row indoors with a nearly 2 year old means constantly having to think of fun and different things to do so they don’t get bored. Addo Play have some great winter boredom busters for toddlers we’ve been trying some of them out lately. Erin will soon

Ways To Stay Healthy This Winter

AD | Collaborative post.  With winter just around the corner, we are quickly heading into ‘cold’ season. I am probably one of the most pathetic people when I get ill and I just don’t deal with it very well. Man flu isn’t a thing in our house really. John, bless him, gets ill and just gets on with things or sleeps for a day when he can and carries on. Me, on the other hand, whinges, whines and is generally a pain in the arse. Now that I have Erin to look after all day,