Extra Money for the Holidays: Getting Into the Financial Christmas Spirit

With the holidays fast approaching, many of us are already feeling a slight pinch in relation to finances. Planning parties, purchasing gifts and travelling are all common concerns which can have a negative impact upon our budgets. Sill, there are many ways to earn a bit of extra much-needed cash without spreading yourself too thin between now and the Christmas season. Let’s look at some of the most effective methods as well as the benefits associated with each. Ditch Those… Continue Reading “Extra Money for the Holidays: Getting Into the Financial Christmas Spirit”

UK travellers’ most popular family destinations revealed

Mark Warner

With foreign travel so much more accessible for today’s families the world really is your oyster when choosing a family get away. Whether it’s seeking out sun and relaxation or adventure and activities, a family holiday together can be the highlight of the year and provide memories that last a lifetime. Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, today reveals that the most popular destinations for UK families to get away… Continue Reading “UK travellers’ most popular family destinations revealed”

Travel the World with British Airways

I am a big fan of travelling with British Airways as I have always found their service friendly, caring and efficient. Last weekend we visited Kidzania in London and I thought I had taken a wrong turn on the way and ended up at Heathrow Airport, as you arrive at a British Airways style check-in when you arrive. British Airways is the airline Industry Partner for Kidzania and on passing through the check-in, we were greeted with the sight of the… Continue Reading “Travel the World with British Airways”

Carnival Ambassador for Thrills!

Mark Warner

Last year I followed the lovely Penny, from A Residence, adventures as a Carnival Cruise Ambassador. I was unsure whether a cruise would be a suitable family holiday but from the fun and adventures they had, she convinced me it would be. This year the Carnival team were again looking for ambassadors in 5 different categories and as a family with adventure at its heart, we decided to apply for the Thrill Seeking family. I am so excited to announce… Continue Reading “Carnival Ambassador for Thrills!”

Au Pair, Nanny, or Nursery? Comparing Childcare Options


Whether you’re looking for a part-time babysitter or a full-time day nursery, selecting the right childcare option is a huge decision. One of the reasons why it can be so stressful is the very fact that you have so many options! So what are the differences between au pairs, nannies, and babysitters anyway? Here are a few ways to compare and contrast your options in order to find the best fit for your child. Nannies One of the most traditional… Continue Reading “Au Pair, Nanny, or Nursery? Comparing Childcare Options”