What are nearly new cars?


Nearly new cars give drivers the possibility of saving quite a bit of money when looking for a new vehicle – but what does ‘nearly new’ actually mean? Well, depending on the dealer, nearly new cars will have noticeably low mileage and such vehicles can be found with 5,000 miles as much as they can with just 10. Meanwhile, they will usually be no more than 12 months old from new. You may also run into other names that effectively… Continue Reading “What are nearly new cars?”

10 Goals for 2020

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For the last few years, instead of New Years Resolutions I have given myself goals for the year. It worked really well last year, although I didn’t go back and check them during the year, writing them down seemed to work and I achieved a 70% of them and made inroads into some that I didn’t quite do. 10 Goals for 2020 Start saying “No” and delegate more I do a lot of volunteer work. I run the school PFA,… Continue Reading “10 Goals for 2020”

Did I achieve my 19 Goals for 2019?

Mount Snowdon

Back at the beginning of January last year I set myself a challenge of 19 goals for 2019. My aim was to check back on them and do a monthly update, but life got in the way and it was only when writing my yearly round-up that I fell back across it. The question is, did any of my goals stick in my head enough to achieve them? Do more walking Ironically, we have just watched Julia Bradbury’s Britain’s 100 Favourite Walks… Continue Reading “Did I achieve my 19 Goals for 2019?”

A very busy December and some big news!!


It is the end of December and it is safe to say it has been a very busy month for us as a family. I love the build up to Christmas, with the kids attending various events and this year is a bittersweet one for us as it is Sebby’s last year in KS1 and therefore his last Nativity. This year he starred (literally) as the Star of Bethlehem in their play: Lights, Camel, Action which saw the Nativity story… Continue Reading “A very busy December and some big news!!”

4 Winter Style Tips for Little Girls

Eliza Puddle

There is a definite art to dressing kids for our changeable winter weather. So far this winter we have seen more than our fair share of rain, with very mild temperatures meaning that we have needed to rely on waterproof coats rather than thick padded coats, however, it is important to remember that children can lose heat rapidly and often won’t feel the cold, so we need dress them appropriately. How do you keep the kids warm and stylish through… Continue Reading “4 Winter Style Tips for Little Girls”