Win a £50 Amazon Gift Card

Now we’re into August, it’s time for a fantastic giveaway. Would you like to win a £50 Amazon gift card for yourself or someone special? The gift card gives you the choice of such a wide range of products. It’s perfect for topping up on those essentials to make the most of the last few … [Read more…]

Our Top 5 Family Days Out in Northumberland

The county of Northumberland is home to many historical and picturesque sites. We are lucky enough to live in this amazing place, a short drive to the bustling city of Newcastle and a stones throw from the beach, countryside and woodland. We get to enjoy castles, countryside, the seaside, hills and wildlife within our county. … [Read more…]

5 Hacks to Reduce Your Food Waste

Why is reducing our food waste important? Food waste from our homes costs us money and the environment, through an increase in methane gas and the waste of energy and resources from the production and distribution of food. We can make small changes in our lives to help us save money and do our bit … [Read more…]

Rainy Day Children’s Activities

When the rain strikes, having some activities on hand can be a lifesaver to bring joy to our little ones on those grey days. Knowing that you have several ideas and resources to fall back on, is a comforting thought and it can let you and your children pick and choose according to your interests … [Read more…]

Bringing Nature into our Homes

Biophilic design is all about reconnecting to nature and bringing natural elements into our homes and places of work, such as plants and furniture made of natural materials. It is based upon the idea that reconnecting with nature improves our mental health and well-being. In modern times we spend much more time indoors and large … [Read more…]

Win a Marks and Spencer’s Hamper

Gift boxes make amazing presents and they are a fantastic way to send our love to the special people in our lives. I am so excited to be a part of this brilliant giveaway of a Marks and Spencer’s hamper worth £50. When we can’t be with the people we love, what better way to … [Read more…]

The Magic of Meal Planning

Does anyone else find that they dread the big weekly food shop? It takes ages, it’s usually busy, you have to queue for the till and you always spend more money than you had planned? Then you get home and think, what did I actually buy? I don’t know what I can make with that?! … [Read more…]

Money Saving Tips and Tricks

A little bit of extra money can always come in handy. Making our pounds stretch further can help us achieve our money goals, whether we want to clear our debts or build up our savings. Below are some ideas to get you started on your savings journey. Meal Planning Meal planning is an excellent way … [Read more…]