Over the last few months I have been attempting to be a little more frugal and make some financial savings. We are trying to pay off some debts, save for a mortgage and continue to support our family. Here are some of the things that have worked well for us: Meal planningI know there … Continue reading My top five family money saving tips
This summer we packed up our trusty (not always very trusty) Ford SMax with our three girls and all the camping gear to drive four and a half hours down the sunny Cornwall. Armed with their Amazon Fires and bizarre bags of toys they packed for themselves we set of at 7am and hit the … Continue reading Camping in Cornwall with three kids
Recently I have been having lots of conversations about favourites. Favourite foods, movies, music...etc etc. So I thought I would share some and I hope you do to... Favourite television show - I am all about Hand Maids Tale at the moment. There is obvs loads of other great stuff to watch right now (Killing … Continue reading My favourite things…
Any parent will tell you that there are times when you need to take some time out for yourself. And this weekend Mr C and I did just that! Why take a child free break?After an unexpected PPI return (if you haven’t checked then try Resolver – easy to check and I never expected getting … Continue reading Getting over the half term madness!
I am not going to lie; we are a family of campers. We love sleeping out under canvas and have all the gear (half of it we don’t even need!). The bit we aren’t keen on - and has often tested mine and Mr C’s relationship to the limits - is the getting all the … Continue reading Can a weekend in a yurt turn us from campers to glampers?
From the moment that you wee on the stick and the little blue lines appear you are told about all the different things you will need for your baby. But what about you?! These are all the things that I think parents need to get them through those first few months (I mean years!). 1. … Continue reading My ten parent essentials
To Miss AL, You are doing it! You are heading out on your own into something amazing. It is a MASSIVE life event for you which I am sure is making you full of nerves and excitement! Everyone is so proud of the brilliant person you have grown into and can’t wait to see what … Continue reading An open letter to my niece as she heads off to university