A LOOK BACK AT 2018

I thought that I would sit down and do a little recap of 2018, it’s certainly been a good one! I don’t think we’ve been quite as busy as we were in 2017, but that…

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OUR 2018 BUCKET LIST, HOW DID WE DO?

Back in January I wrote a bucket list for the year ahead. We did the same thing back in 2017 and it was nice to look back at it at the end of the year…

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SHEPHERDS FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS SAVINGS CHALLENGE | HOW DID WE DO?

Over the past few weeks we have been taking part in the Shepherds Friendly Christmas savings challenge and I am honestly amazed at the amount of money we have managed to save! I wrote a…

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HOW TO REMOVE PET HAIR FROM CARPETS AND FURNITURE

How to remove pet hair from carpets and furniture… I know this isn’t the most exciting of blog posts, and especially if you don’t have pets yourself! But if I find a solution to a…

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WHAT DOES YOUR CHRISTMAS DAY LOOK LIKE?

What does your Christmas Day usually look like? I guess for most of us there’s lots of present opening and a Christmas dinner, but the rest is different from family to family and year to…

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GIVING IN TO THE ELF ON THE SHELF HYPE AND OUR IDEAS

OK, so I’ve given in and decided that this year we are going to be doing Elf on the Shelf. We did try it a few years ago when the kids were really little but…

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RAINY DAY INSPIRATION | BOREDOM BUSTING IDEAS THAT YOUR KIDS WILL ACTUALLY LOVE

When the weekends are filled with rain, icy winds and freezing temperatures, it can be difficult to get the kids to head outdoors and play, even on those rare occasions where it is dry. And…

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HOW TO REMOVE PERMANENT MARKER PEN

How to remove permanent marker pen… We have a brand new dining table in our house. It’s white, which might not be the post practical colour with children around, but we went for it anyway.…

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INTRODUCING YOUR CHILD TO COIN COLLECTING

I don’t know about your kids, but mine show a natural interest in coins. As they are getting older and starting to understand the value of money, they like collecting coins of their own. Even…

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOME IDEAL FOR FAMILY LIVING ON A BUDGET

When you get your first house or apartment, one of the first concerns is how to make it a home. You may not have enough furniture or accessories to fill up those spaces. Since you’ve…

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FAMILY FINANCE | TEACHING YOUR KIDS GOOD MONEY HABITS

It can be difficult for parents to teach their children about the concept of money. However, if you teach your children good money habits early on, then you will be setting them up for success.…

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