Quick and easy BBQ marinades

These are some of my favourite BBQ recipes.  I use them every year and I can promise you that they both really work and have resulted in lots of compliments.  (And I am no master chef – I can promise you that). Making marinades if you are planning to have a barbecue is really simple and  takes […]

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Patience and consistence = success

It occurred to me that most things in life, whether it is in the home, workplace or any other aspect of life require consistency and a little patience to gain some success. The thing about consistency it requires us to be unwavering, steadfast and firm in our purpose.  Dealing with toddler tantrums is a good […]

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When life is tough – some thoughts to help you get on with life

I was sent this in an email recently – thought provoking  and a pretty good set of rules to adopt in life! (Not sure about the height thing though). Did You Know? 1. Your shoes are the first thing people subconsciously notice about you. Wear nice shoes. 2. If you sit for more than 11 […]

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How to keep your kids safe on a Smart phone

I was forwarded this information about how to keep your kids safe on a smart phone.  Take a look at it….. life seems to get more complicated the more technology advances       How to Keep your Kid Safe on a smartphone [Infographic] by the team at Pumpic   Share this:

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Spring Cleaning & organising your home

It is that time of the year again.  It is not just birds building nests or the badgers having a bit of spring clean. (Yes they really do!)  Us humans also seem to get the bug too.  Now the thing is – to clean you need to declutter and you also need find a place […]

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More children’s Easter treasure hunt ideas

Kid’s Easter Egg Hunts come into their own over Easter – but if you have run out of Easter Eggs and Easter Bunny Ideas   why not just create a simple scavenger hunt to occupy the kids. A kid’s scavenger hunt can be played in the house, garden park or even on the beach. Do […]

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Easter Holiday Ideas for parents

Easter is very early this year so actually although the kids have only just returned to school after half term it is time to be thinking about the Easter Holidays. Remember Poor planning in corporate jargon with the odd swear word thrown in means poor performance.  e.g Not as good a Easter holiday as you […]

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8 Work life balance tips for busy mums

This is a really good guide for any busy mums out there who are looking to make the most of their precious time – I would print it out and put it on the wall somewhere as a reminder to do those things – that maybe you keep meaning to do to save yourself some […]

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Mum’s fun cost calculator for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a special time to say thanks to your mum for so many things, there’s no doubt we owe our mum a lot for all the nice things they do and fundamentally they are irreplaceable, but if you ever fancied finding out how much you would have to pay privately for the same […]

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Busy Mums March Try and Do List

Spring is finally on its way.  Not many weeks until the clocks spring back – spring flowers are peeping out at us from everywhere. Personally Daffodils are my favourite spring flower.For me it is sign that the winter is nearly over – and a time to really enjoy this happy little flower. Enjoy them and […]

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