New Car Shopping!

New Car

Buying a car is probably the second most expensive purchase there is after buying a home, so choosing the right one for is vital. Last year my beloved Citroen C4 Picasso blew up and I have to admit that we bought my next car in a bit of a hurry and much as it is safe and reliable, I just don’t love it. Although I am persevering with my car, it is looking like Hubby’s needs replacing as it has… Continue Reading “New Car Shopping!”

If I won the Lottery……….

Have you ever sat and day dreamed about what you would do if you won the lottery. I have played the lottery pretty much every week since is launched in 1994. I started playing using the same numbers, birthdays, house numbers and ages and my numbers have changed each time we have added to our family. When the lottery changed last year, I scrapped my numbers and now choose a lucky dip instead. I have had quite a few “News… Continue Reading “If I won the Lottery……….”

As easy is riding a bike!


We bought Eliza has bike for her 5th birthday, but she has always preferred her scooter as she found pedaling quite hard work, but last month she went back to her bike and has been asking us to take her stabilizers off. I have to admit I doubted my ability as a bike trainer. I love riding a bike and used to cycle everywhere when I was younger, but when it came to teaching Isaac, I tried and failed. In… Continue Reading “As easy is riding a bike!”

Preparing for the back to school season on a budget


The summer holidays are fast approaching, which means it’ll soon be time to start preparing for the back to school season. If your kids are anything like mine, school shoes and uniforms need to be replaced every summer and the new school year brings with it a long list of supplies and school books. Expenses soon add up and before you know it you’ve spent a small fortune on the basics alone. However, with a little forward planning and knowledge… Continue Reading “Preparing for the back to school season on a budget”


Yesterday Sebastian turned four! Four! I cannot quite believe it. It only feels like yesterday when he was plucked from my tummy by an emergency c-section after giving us a bit of a scare and has been making his presence felt ever since! Sebby is still my chilled-out boy, although he is more than capable of holding his own against his brothers and sisters and is doing brilliantly at pre-school. Sebastian is dinosaur mad and for his birthday we had… Continue Reading “Four!”