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10 Tips To Save Money At Christmas

  • November 19, 2018
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The most expensive time of the year is fast approaching and no matter how old I get, I never start early enough to use more than one paycheck! However, I do have some hacks I’ve learnt over the years to save a bit of money on gifts which definitely helps with limiting the Christmas stress. If you haven’t done your Christmas shopping yet and are worried about spending too much, >>

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Working Mum

How To Use Your Commute To Organise Your Life

  • June 19, 2018
Use your commute to organise your life

I’m currently sat on a train on my way to London for a meeting. It takes 2 hours and I hate just sitting doing nothing when you know you have a million things to do. The average commute to work UK is an hour a day, and one in seven commuters say they spend two hours or more each day travelling to and from work. I count myself lucky that >>

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Parenting

13 Budgeting Tips To Make Your Money Stretch Further

  • June 5, 2018

Are you back to work part-time after having kids? If so, you might not be used to living on a lower salary and trying to make your money stretch further each month. No one likes to be into their overdraft at the end of every month, but when you’ve been used to living on a certain amount of money it can be hard to adjust your way of living and >>

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Working Mum

Sunday Tips To Help Prepare You For A New Week

  • April 29, 2018

For me, Sunday night is not that relaxing. The weekend is over and the thought of a new working week is looming and the Sunday night blues kick in. Sunday nights are such a rush to get school uniforms sorted and homework finished before Monday arrives. I’ve written posts before with tips on getting stuff done and being an organised mum to make life a little bit less stressful. Both >>

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Travel

7 Reasons You Need To Visit Gran Canaria On Your Next Holiday

  • February 26, 2018

Are you thinking about summer holidays yet? It’s hard not to when the weather in the UK seems to have been cold and grey forever. If you’re thinking about jetting off somewhere sunny, have you considered Gran Canaria? We went for the first time last summer and it was one of the best holidays we’ve been on. We had such a great time that I’ve listed 7 reasons you need >>

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Parenting Working Mum

10 Housekeeping Tips For Working Mums

  • November 13, 2017

I hate cleaning. Don’t get me wrong, I love having a tidy house, but I’m not one of those people who enjoy housework. Time to clean is scarce between work, the school run, afterschool clubs, homework, dinner and everything else – there’s always something more important to do. I manage to keep quite a tidy house, though admittedly I only have one child to tidy up after so I do >>

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Parenting

How To Keep Kids Happy When Travelling + Win A Trunki Travel Pillow

  • September 11, 2017

Travelling is one of my favourite things to do. We were lucky enough to visit a few far flung places before having Little H which we’re very grateful for because travelling with kids is an entirely different experience! Just going on just a short car journey can test your patience to the limit if the kids are grumpy/tired/bored, so going on a plane definitely needs some preparation. All parents know >>

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Parenting Working Mum

Working Mum Hacks

  • August 4, 2017

Being a mum and having a child at school certainly keeps you busy. I often say I need a PA just to deal with all the school stuff! Mums are resourceful creatures though and we come up with some good hacks to make our lives easier. Here are some working mum hacks that I thought I’d share with you… School Bake Sale Hack Don’t you love it when the school >>

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Parenting

How To Pack Light For Your Holiday

  • July 21, 2017

We’re off on holiday shortly (I think I may have mentioned it!) and very excited about it. I love planning holidays and am always thinking of where to go to next. I’m not quite so keep on packing though. I did a Holiday Checklist recently to make sure we don’t forget any of the major things like passports, so fingers crossed we have everything. I’ve just taken a break from >>

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Parenting

Money Saving Tips For Mums

  • May 26, 2017

Everyone loves a bargain. Especially when you have some of those very expensive little people living in your house! I’m not very good at saving money, I tend to spend it as soon as I get paid, but do have a few money saving tricks. I’m not very good at saving money, I tend to spend it as soon as I get paid, but do have a few money saving >>

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