Horrible Histories Horrible Christmas Giveaway

If you are looking for a Christmas treat for a Horrible Histories fan, I’ve got the prefect competition for you! I’ve been lucky enough to be given a copy of Horrible Histories Horrible Christmas from Wicked Uncle to give away to one lucky reader. It’s filled with all the festive facts that every Horrible History reader would want to know and more! This book is the complete horrible history of Christmas with tales of the dark Puritan days where they {Read More}

How to Be an Environmentally Friendly Pet Owner

We are all aware of the negative impact that the human race has on the natural world. Whether its polluting the sea or the air, urban expansion, deforestation, or reducing biodiversity, humans need to act now in order to support and protect the world around us. When it comes to reducing our carbon footprint, many people don’t think about the global impact of owning a pet. Caring for our pets can produce a lot of waste, noise, and environmental disturbances. {Read More}

Gifts for the Grown-ups

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.* Although we often don’t need anything at Christmas, it’s still nice to get presents and so here is a little inspiration if you’re finding it difficult to buy for someone this year. Kindle Oasis I have had several Kindles over the years and absolutely love my e-reader. I had stopped using my generation 2 a while ago in {Read More}

Swizzels Hampers: A Sweet Treat This Christmas

Stuck not knowing what to buy for someone this Christmas? Or are you just looking for a sweet treat to surprise someone with? Swizzels have some amazing retro sweet hampers to pick from and you can ensure that special someone gets a treat they really want this year (even if they didn’t know they wanted it). Reminiscent of childhood, this retro red and gold Swizzels hamper will look perfect under any Christmas tree and is jam packed with your favourite {Read More}

Make your own Christmas Cards with Font Bundles

This year has been one like most of us have never experienced before and we’ve not been able to see our loved ones nearly as much as we would have liked. Since we haven’t managed to see people as much, I think I’m going to be sending out more Christmas Cards than I have ever done before! Over the past few years, there has been more of an inclination to give to charity rather than send Christmas cards but this {Read More}

A New Homeowner’s Safety Checklist

Buying a new home is an exciting but stressful rite of passage for any family. There’s so much to consider before you even choose a home, let alone the mountains of paperwork that follows when your offer is accepted! The one thing that gets prospective homeowners through this rigmarole is knowing that it will all be worth it when you can finally cosy up in your beautiful new house. If you’re in the process of buying, there’s one more important {Read More}

Christmas Gift Guide for 8-10 year olds

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.* Generation Dolls Top of my 8 year old’s list this year is everything My Generation. She seems to have rekindled her love of dolls and wants to be able to brush and braid their beautifully long hair. She has her eye specifically on a Phoebe doll with added accessories. We have a few Generation dolls, horses and the {Read More}

Christmas Gift Guide 4-8 year olds

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.* With Christmas fast approaching, I thought I’d bring you my Christmas gift inspiration for children aged 4-8 this year! Top of my 5 year old’s list this year is the High Pro 8 in 1 Folding Multi Games Table. We haven’t got this out properly or assembled yet as we wouldn’t be able to hide it again before {Read More}

The benefits of engineered parquet flooring

*Collaborative Post* Looking for a fresh look for your floor but don’t really know what to go for? Why not have a look at engineered parquet flooring? What are the benefits of engineered wood? The main benefits of choosing an engineered wood over solid wood is the process that the engineered wood goes through. Because it is manufactured in a way that uses multiple layers of wood tightly pressed together, it is much less prone to warping and movement over {Read More}

Why you’re feeling cold this winter

*Collaborative Poat* As the nights start drawing in, and you find yourself putting on fluffy socks to sleep in, you might notice that you’re still feeling a little cold. There are a few reasons for that, so here are some of them – and how you can keep toasty this winter. A problem with your boiler You might notice that your heating isn’t working to its full capacity and your radiators aren’t getting as hot any more. If you haven’t {Read More}