3 Reasons to Lease Your Family Car Rather Than Purchasing

Vauxhall Crossland X

Your car is one of the most expensive purchases you make, other than your home. After years of being responsible for one person, all of a sudden comes parenthood. In a moment, you’re responsible for cleaning up and maintaining a car inhabited by a gaggle of hobgoblins. You don’t want to own the car whilst these dirty birdies are still under your wing. Read on for three reasons that you should lease a car rather than buying one whilst your… Continue Reading “3 Reasons to Lease Your Family Car Rather Than Purchasing”

Sebastian’s Star Wars inspired 5th Birthday Party with Dr Balloonman

Sebby Dr Balloonman

I still cannot believe that the baby of the family, Sebastian, turned 5 last week. He had a fabulous day last Wednesday, despite having to go to school on his birthday, but his whole class sang Happy Birthday and then he chose to have McDonalds for his birthday dinner treat, but he had to wait until Saturday for his party. Last year’s dinosaur party was a roaring success, but this year he wanted something different. For the last three years… Continue Reading “Sebastian’s Star Wars inspired 5th Birthday Party with Dr Balloonman”

The Three Car Seat Challenge!

Car Seats

A couple of years ago the lovely Mummy Barrow used to run a linky called Ranty Friday, where she encouraged bloggers to get on their soapbox and shout about the issues that rile them. Well, it’s Friday and in honour of Ranty Friday, I am bringing it back for one week only and it is aimed at car manufacturers and designers. Dear Car Designer / Manufacturer As a blogger I often get to road test new cars and being a… Continue Reading “The Three Car Seat Challenge!”

Celebrating Anniversaries

the happy couple

One of my friend posted a lovely facebook post this week, celebrating her and her partner being together 17 years. They can’t remember the exact date they met, but knew it was June sometime so just picked a day convenient to them to celebrate with their family. It did get me thinking though, I have been married to my husband for 13 years next month, which apparently equates to a gift of lace. We celebrate the date we got married… Continue Reading “Celebrating Anniversaries”

Eat like a pro with Beko


Eat Like a Pro is a global campaign to encourage families to eat healthier. Every year, stats show that children are eating worse – less fresh vegetables, less fruit and fish, and more fat and sugar and I have been concerned about what my children have been eating for some time. Working part time, with the kids doing after-school clubs every evening after school, I find it tricky to ensure they get a healthy, balanced diet and trying to get the… Continue Reading “Eat like a pro with Beko”