5 ways to keep your car in good condition – even when you’re not using it

  • April 8, 2020
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There’s nothing more frustrating than when we have to pay out a huge amount of money to keep our cars legal and roadworthy. Especially when that costly mistake could have been a much smaller fix if we’d gotten to it sooner. Keeping your car well maintained and looked after, even if it’s just sat on your drive at the moment, is really important. It’s not only good news for your >>

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How to stay positive in times of stress

  • April 4, 2020
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How are you coping with staying positive at the moment? Life’s certainly not easy right now, usually most of us have one or two major things to worry about at a time – right now we all have loads to stress over! I don’t think I have ever been this stressed in my life. I have lost tons of work for the forseeable future so we are both stressing over >>

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August’s Round Up

  • September 1, 2017

Well, that summer holidays went quickly didn’t it! It only feels like 5 minutes ago the kids were breaking up from school, and now here we are in September. We’ve had a busy month as usual. I’ve still had to work for most of the school holidays but have managed a few days off here and there. We’ve made sure that we’ve stayed busy at the weekends to make up >>


10 Things That Annoy Me

  • June 26, 2017

So last week I wrote a 10 things that make me happy list. I was feeling positive, the sun was out, we were having a mini heatwave. This week not so much. It’s gone colder again and the skies are grey, so I’m back to my usual moaning self! In light of that, here are 10 things that annoy me… British Weather After 36 years living in England, I should >>


Our May Round-Up

  • June 2, 2017

Seriously, how is it June already?! Next month is the summer holidays! Madness. This year is flying by so quickly, probably because we’re so busy all the time. May is always a busy month as it’s Little H’s birthday. This kid has managed to get her 6th birthday to stretch over 2 full weeks! I like her style. Here’s a round-up of what we got up to in May… Our May >>


Our April Round-Up

  • May 1, 2017

Another month has flown by and it’s time to have a look back at what we got up to. It’s been another busy month and we’ve been quite lucky with the weather letting us have some nice afternoons out. We’ve been trying not to spend much money and have done well with days out that haven’t cost us much money. Our April Round-Up At the start of April we went >>

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6 Things I Couldn’t Live Without

  • March 20, 2017

My phone broke recently and it made me think about the things I couldn’t live without. I’m not talking family, love, friends, etc. I’m talking proper materialistic items that you couldn’t part with. Here are the 6 things I couldn’t live without. GHDs If I had to give up everything except 1 item, my GHDs would most definitely be it! I don’t have curly hair and I don’t have straight hair. I have >>


Our January Round-Up

  • February 9, 2017

I have only just realised that I forgot to do my January Round-Up! Last summer I started to do monthly round-ups which I found was a nice way to look back on all the fun things we had been up to. In January we had a pretty quiet month really, after the madness of Christmas it was quite nice to have a few quiet weekends. Our weekends have mainly consisted >>


Our December Round-Up

  • January 2, 2017

If I haven’t already said it to you – Happy New Year! I’ve already done a round-up of 2016 but thought I may as well finish my monthly round-ups with the last one of 2016. We finished the eyar with a fun and busy December. Here’s our December round-up… Our December Round-up We were very lucky to be invited for breakfast with Santa at Wyevale Garden Centre at the start of the >>

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Our 2016 Round-Up

  • December 31, 2016

I can’t believe we’re on the  last day of 2016, the last year has flown by. If you listen to the press it’s been a crap year, full of deaths of our favourite celebrities and shocking political decisions. However on a personal (and maybe selfish) note, we’ve had a great year. We’ve had loads of fun, fab days out, an amazing holiday and most importantly good health. In June I >>