If you're anything like me, you start Christmas shopping super early-with a lot of family, two kids, a husband and a November MOT on the car to pay for, it's important I'm always super organised! I've popped together my five top tips for saving money on the run up to Christmas, I hope you find … Continue reading 5 Ways To Save Money On The Run Up To Christmas
Those of you that know me personally, or follow me on my social media accounts, will already know that I'm a massive fan of Reading Eggs. It's been in my life for six years now, because both of my children learned to read using it! For those of you that don't know what it is, … Continue reading Learning to read with Reading Eggs
July is so ridiculously busy with Birthdays filling the majority of the month. I'm usually a dab hand at choosing gifts, but I'm starting to have less and less time to find unique gifts, and I know others are too. I decided to help you all (and myself), by putting together a handy gift guide … Continue reading Mum’s Birthday Gift Guide – Mayflower Blogs
This is a bit of a niche random blogging subject from me, especially in comparison to subjects I usually write about! What has prompted it though, was a conversation with a stranger in my local supermarket. As myself and my four year old Daughter were leaving, a random woman made a passing comment; "oh she's … Continue reading Past Lives, After Life and Superstition-what do you believe in?
So now we're in December, we can fully enjoy the festive music and dig out the back catalogue of Christmas songs on dusty CD's (or via spotify/google music/iMusic, which ever takes your fancy). My favourite Christmas song, is definitely Little Drummer Boy-obviously partly because of David Bowie, but also because Bing Crosby really reminds … Continue reading What Are Your Favourite Christmas Songs?
We're at that time again people-it's December, it's time to dig out the Christmas DVD's, find that dedicated Sky Christmas channel, and circle all of your favourite Christmas movies in the bumper edition, festive TV Guide. My favourite Christmas movie, has to be Polar Express-I love the story of magic, and the possibility of … Continue reading What Are Your Favourite Christmas Movies?
I'm unsure if any of you saw The Russell Howard Hour episode last week discussing the gender discrimination between girls and boys toys/presents. I know there's a lot in the news about gender equality right now, with people picking up on slogans on kids clothes, colours of toys and clothes, and the way gender is … Continue reading Let’s Teach Our Girls To Be World Changing Super-Heroes
With Christmas on its way, and families still feeling the pinch with rising living costs (and low wages), it's really easy to become overwhelmed with the mounting cost of Christmas presents! I am glued to my phone in the last few months of the year-signed up to alerts on discount sites and Facebook pages. There's … Continue reading Christmas is coming! How to save money and grab bargains!
FOLLOWING ON FROM THE second PART OF OUR HAVEN HOLIDAY REVIEW (SEE here FOR PART two), I’M BRINGING YOU the third and final INSTALMENT TODAY! There were occasions, during our holiday-when it was raining for example, we chose to head out in the car and explore the local area. There's so much to see … Continue reading Haven-Rockley Park, Dorset-Family Holiday Review-Part 3
Following on from the first part of our Haven holiday review (see here for part one), I'm bringing you the next instalment today! After unpacking and taking in the views from our decking area, we grabbed our swimming clothes and headed up to the park. The children had seen the outdoor pool on the … Continue reading Haven-Rockley Park, Dorset-Family Holiday Review-Part 2