As much as you love your parents, you probably dread turning into them as you grow older. The blogging site Netmums carried out a poll in 2013 that shows however much you try to fight it, 32 is the golden age when the transition starts to take place and we slowly morph into our parents.Read More »At What Point do you Turn into your Parents?
A selection of sustainable lifestyle posts covering eco-conscious living, green products for the home and sustainable living.
If you buy in bulk it’s a great way to reduce your weekly shopping bill and it can also reduce the amount of trips that you need to make to the supermarket. We regularly buy products in bulk especially our washing powder and cleaning products.Read More »Thrifty Thursday – Save Money, Buy In Bulk
With the current economic situation, more and more people are looking to save money wherever they can – especially when it comes to household expenses. One of the best ways to save money is by cooking at home and devising a food budget.Read More »Save Money by Cooking at Home
Since having children our social life has taken quite a hit, gone are the days when you can just pop up to the pub for a
bottle glass of wine after work on a Friday. These days going out is a full scale operation and half the time we are too tired to organise the whole thing.Read More »5 Essentials For A Great Girls Night In
The Easter holidays are not too far away now, it won’t be long before that cute and fluffy rabbit comes and hides gifts of chocolate eggs all over your home. But when you and the kids are all chocolate-ed out what are you going to do with yourselves?Read More »Easter Crafts for Little Artists
This year we have really taken budgeting to the extreme! We are moving house in order to reduce our monthly outgoings. Read More »Thrifty Thursday – Downsizing! Taking Budgeting To The Extreme
You may know that we have just got our hands on an allotment space that is in need of some serious love and attention. You can read about what we have achieved so far in my Amateur Allotment Growers post.
One of the main things that we needed on the allotment was a shed for storing
fold up seats for our pasty breaks tools but we didn’t want to spend a fortune on a brand new one, so I asked around on Freecyle and Freegle to see if anyone had one that they wanted to get rid of and tah dah…Read More »Thrifty Thursday – Being Thrifty on the Allotment
The modern world appears to be a playground of time-saving gadgets, touch-screen computers and other technological wonders, and many parents are keen to give their child a head start by including these components in everyday play. Contemporary toys are ideal for children who enjoy playing alone as many involve self-contained games which require nothing but the interaction of the player, but although this may be convenient for busy adults, could your child be missing out on the benefits of traditional play?Read More »The Benefits of Traditional Play