6 Effective Skin Care Tips for Your Family During Winter


Caring for the skin is a year-round matter. It is not just during the summer, when the heat is harsh, that you only protect your family from ultra-violet rays and skin dehydration. As a parent the wellness of your family is your top priority, and that includes keeping their skin healthy even during winter. Temperature drops during this season and it could easily make anyone’s skin dry. If not immediately addressed this could lead to severe skin problems. Sometimes keeping… Continue Reading “6 Effective Skin Care Tips for Your Family During Winter”

A Winters Day at Ringstead Bay

Ringstead Bay

As a family we have challenged ourselves to visit every beach in Dorset and we made a good start in 2015 by ticking off Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Swanage, Portland, Charmouth, West Bay, Lyme Regis, Kimmeridge Bay and Burton Bradstock as well as the 7 miles of beach we have in our home town of Bournemouth. Yesterday we headed to the Sea Life Centre in Weymouth and had planned to go up in the Sea Life Tower too but sadly… Continue Reading “A Winters Day at Ringstead Bay”

Stay Fighting Fit This Winter and Avoid the Lurgy!


With Christmas just around the corner, the rush to get everything in order for the big day has already begun. From sourcing a fabulously festive outfit to perfecting that Christmas menu and sorting a seating plan to prevent the annual family argument, we cover off everything…But what about our health? The arrival of winter brings with it an increased risk of picking up illnesses, with unpredictable weather triggering or worsening many conditions, such as asthma, flu and the norovirus. With… Continue Reading “Stay Fighting Fit This Winter and Avoid the Lurgy!”

Getting crafty at home: 3 winter projects


Winter is a fantastic time of year to snuggle down in your warm house away from the cold and indulge in a few of your favourite hobbies and craft activities. There are so many obvious craft activities to choose such as preparing cards and decorations for Christmas but why not try something completely different and challenging? Have a look at these three projects to try this season: 1)  Winter wonderland – If you’ve visited any large department shops or garden… Continue Reading “Getting crafty at home: 3 winter projects”

Dreaming of a cosy evening around the fire


I had to pop to the shop this evening and as I stepped out the door I noticed that there was a real chill in the air, despite having a coat on. I am quite stubborn when it comes to putting on the heating and will not have it on until at least October, preferring to layer up with jumpers instead, but there is one thing I would do now if I had one – light the fire. Our last… Continue Reading “Dreaming of a cosy evening around the fire”