How To Make Your Pennies Work Hard For You In A Low-Interest World

For those of us trying to save for the future, and to secure our family’s long-term financial health, the opportunities to earn decent returns have all but disappeared. It wasn’t that long ago that you could enjoy rates of over 5 per cent on a standard Cash ISA. These days, the landscape has been absolutely flattened. It was when the Santander 123 account cut its headline rate from 3 per cent to 1.5 per cent at the end of 2016,… View Post

Easter Bouquet Kids Craft

With Easter just around the corner, we thought we might as well crack open the craft box and get making some Easter crafts.  This Easter bouquet kids craft is super simple and fab for fine motor skills. What You Will Need –  Card Decorative bits and bobs for your vase. Bostik Glue Lollipop sticks Tissue paper Stapler Polystyrene eggs   Firstly cut out your shapes that you want to use for your display. We chose a rabbit and a flower.… View Post

Aldi Specialbuys Mother’s Day Shopping Haul

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, Aldi specialbuys has it covered. From listening to favourite tunes on the vintage turntable, to planning garden projects with the help of a weather station. I have been busy picking the best specialbuys, ideal for Mother’s Day gifting. Check them out! Aldi Specialbuys Mothers Day Shopping Haul This gorgeous….. Premium Planner £2.99 Is perfect for the organised Mum, or for a blogging Mum like myself. Plenty of stick it notes and pads for to-do lists. I… View Post

Monday Morning Blog Club 20/3/17

Hi all, welcome to this weeks #MMBC. I hope you all had a wonderful weekend? I am so sorry for not catching up with all of your posts this week as I have received some sad news and have been unable to get things done as I normally would. So if you could please bear with me, I will be getting around to everybody’s posts this week. As a result I will be missing this weeks top 3 posts and… View Post

K’Nex STEM Exploration Toy Range

Since being introduced to the K’Nex  Bumper Building Pack, Jayden has been hooked ever since. So when we heard that K’Nex has just launched the new educational K‘Nex STEM Explorations, we were very keen to try them out. Each Kit is designed to help develop children’s STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) skills through play.  Every item in the new K‘NEX STEM Explorations line includes a number of model build suggestions, each with a really fun experiment to bring to life scientific principles, allowing kids to test and… View Post

Modern Retro 1980’s Inspired Living Room Decor

To bring back the 1980’s would be awesome wouldn’t it? If you were an 80’s child that is. The days spent trying to figure out the rubik’s cube. Swapping garbage pail kids stickers with your friends, how gross were those?! Playing with your speak and spell, as that was the closest thing we had to Siri back then! We are looking into moving in the foreseeable future, so I’m already planning the decor of the rooms. Ideally I would like to… View Post

Nailing It With Jamberry

I must admit, I’m not really what you would know to be girly. I’m the sort of woman that prefers playing Call of duty on the PS4 with the hubby, rather than watch chick flicks. I’d sooner have half a lager than cocktails or prosesco. Although I do enjoying drinking most of that! But I think you get what I mean. Getting my nails done is another luxury for me. I rarely bother with having my nails done professionally. I… View Post

Leapfrog Number Loving Oven

I love how little ones are constantly learning something new. My youngest, at two years, is learning all about colours, shapes and numbers. He loves to count, so having the Leapfrog Number Loving Oven has made learning so much fun!   Number Loving Oven RRP £19.99 Age 2-5 Years   As soon as Joben spotted the chefs hat button he just had to press it. The oven plays over 30 different songs and phrases whilst you get your bake on. Little ones… View Post

Monday Morning Blog Club 13/3/17

Hi everyone. Welcome to this weeks #MMBC. Hope you all had a lovely weekend?  Thanks so much to all that linked up last week. It was lovely to see some new faces join in too. Last weeks link up was packed full of awesomeness as always. Here are my top 3 picks – Heather from Word To Your Mother made me smile with her post Why I needed therapy after an Apple support call. I’m sure we can all relate to… View Post