Bingeworthy TV for April

As it seems to never stop raining I am finding myself looking forward to a weekend afternoon on the sofa with a box set and a cuppa more and more. But what to watch? Here is a list of things I have either earmarked for the next couple of weeks, or recently enjoyed just in case you find yourself in need of some inspiration for bingeworthy TV this month Each

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Tips for moving house

In a previous life I saw people moving into and out of houses every week so developed a solid set of tips and nuggets of information to pass on (make your bed the second you get in there, you will be shattered by 7pm and grateful that 10am you had the foresight to do it) and now my son has bought his first place so is about to move in.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2024

Still stuck for a gift idea for Mother’s Day this year, well here is my Mother’s Day gift guide for 2024 with a few ideas that I hope might help. These items have been sent for inclusion in this post and passed on to a few people I thought could use a boost. First of all: The gift of books Who doesn’t love an afternoon curled up with a book?

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Tips for a master bedroom makeover (ad)

Tips for a master bedroom makeover It is said that we spend around one third of our life in bed and so it stands to reason that the master bedroom in our homes is worth putting a little time and effort into. Giving the room a makeover can make all the difference and actually aid sleep. Simba are experts at this and have some very handy tips on how to

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Bookish Christmas Gift Guide 2023

This post contains affiliate links which means if you click on them I might get a few pence, it costs you nothing I always give books at Christmas, and love to receive them too. In fact in previous years I have wanted to adopt the Icelandic tradition of giving books on Christmas Eve that is known as “Book Flood”. People give new books along with something like hot cocoa or

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Grown Ups Gift Guide 2023

Please note that some of the items in this gift guide have been sent for the purposes of inclusion in these gift guides. The majority have also now been donated to two local schools for their fund raising Christmas raffles Foldable Scooter The Commuter Foldable Scooter is fabulous and suitable for aged 8 and above but actually can be used by adults up to 100kgs. The Easy-Fold system means it can

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Children’s Christmas Gift Guide 2023

Please note that some of the items in this gift guide have been sent for the purposes of inclusion in these gift guides. The majority have also now been donated to two local schools for their fund raising Christmas raffles Connetix The Pastel Creative pack from Connetix is designed to encourage learning through play. Aimed at children aged 3+ this set helps children develop both their fine and large motor

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[AD] How much do you know about heading to Uni?

I didn’t go to university, and nor have my three children. The reason I didn’t go is because I didn’t do A levels, and knew I wanted to be a Nanny, and my three didn’t go as they all wanted to start working straight from A-Levels. So, when I see people talking about their kids heading to uni and making decisions about where their children are going to possibly experiencing

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2023 — AD

Welcome to my Mother’s Day Gift Guide for 2023! I have been sent some lovely things to share with you so shall we just crack on (make sure you see the note at the bottom too about where the gifts have all been sent on to) QuietOn Noise Cancelling earbuds You are anything like me then one of the things you really crave when you are sleeping is to cut

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Displaying photos using Photowall — AD

It’s all very well taking all these photos on our phones, or with our fancy cameras, but what do we do with them afterwards? I have over 90.000 photos on my phone and whilst I grant you many of them are of cute cats or my dinner and probably only deserve to stay on my phone, there are some that I would love to see more often. So when Photowall

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Christmas Gifts for Adults — 2022

Shall we just crack on? I am sure you don’t need an introduction to my Christmas Gifts for adults guide, it is what it says it is really! Premium Award winning Italian Wine One thing you can guarantee with my Christmas gift buying list is that there will be wine on it for at least one person. And this is one website I always look at first. They have a

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Christmas Gift Ideas for children — 2022

I have been sent some lovely items this year, all to be included in my annual Christmas Gifts guide for children. And I dont just mean little children, there are one or two things in here that would appeal to teens. So shall we cut the waffle and just get started? Geomag We are huge fans of Geomag in this house, it is a fantastic toy and one that older

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