5 Great holiday decorating trends for 2017

Yet another year is about to come to a close and that means that it is the season to decorate your home for the holidays. Many love this time of year as it means that you get to enjoy time with friends and family while partaking in delicious food and drink. While the holidays are … Read more

5 Step Guide to the Perfect Children’s Party

Organising a children’s party can often cause an undue amount of stress, resulting in headaches over their increasingly extravagant ideas and unrealistic expectations. Of course, it is important for the little ones to have a good time and enjoy their party, but at the same time, an element of realism must be introduced in order … Read more

Which Flowers For Which Occasion ?

Do you know which flowers are best for a certain occasion, although it’s not set in stone (which is good as I love Lilies, but know lots of people associate them with a funeral!) If you are unsure, the lovely people at Flowercard have put together this very informative infographic to help you all out. Do … Read more

Ceremony Celebrations: Marking Someone’s Graduation

When someone graduates from college, whether they have completed an undergraduate or graduate program, it’s cause for celebration. There are lots of ways they might want to celebrate, and you might have a few ideas to help them celebrate too. If you’re getting ready to congratulate someone on their graduation, you can start thinking about … Read more

Not Many Shopping Days left!

We have just attended a very lovely Carol Concert for Kaide and Eowyn, the whole four classes were brilliant, although it does mean there is only one school day left before they break up for the Christmas holidays, Neva and Lochlan have already finished high school and college, so this afternoon is all about working … Read more

What Do I Buy The Man in My Life for Christmas this Year ?

I can’t believe where the year has gone, and the fact that I actually have less than three weeks to get organised and get everything bought (and wrapped). The older the children get, the harder it becomes, but that’s nothing compared to buying for Asa! Every year his stocking is filled with socks, boxer shorts … Read more

Gizmo vs Cuddles Merry #Pugmas

When I was a teen we got a gorgeous Labrador/Collie cross puppy, who I named Snuffles ( I know, didn’t really think about it when I was that young, it got a bit silly calling here when I was an adult!), the children are all animal lovers, but I don’t think I could manage a … Read more

Nearly Time for the Ghosts and Ghouls!

As Halloween falls outside of the school holidays this year, many of the places to visit are holding their Halloween celebrations early, so that everyone can enjoy them during half term. We have a couple of local places that are holding family friendly events, Pleasurewood Chills is taking place at our local theme park, or the … Read more