The onset of winter can breed depressing thoughts, but thankfully there are lots of things that can help to keep us busy despite the long nights and chilly weather.
As the evenings draw in and temperatures outside plummet, we may be forced to spend more time indoors but staying-in during winter doesn’t (more…)
So we survived our first week going by a meal plan and it was a success! We had everything on the days planned apart from our sheppard’s pie as I had mentioned to Kayleigh I would try to make macaroni cheese from scratch as it is one of the basics I (more…)
One thing I noticed as the end of the year was coming to a close was the fact that I couldn’t remember what we had done during the year. Of course I could remember things like birthdays and my operation but it was the little things that I was missing out (more…)
If you read my post over the weekend on meal planning you will know that I am trying to meal plan more to stick to budget and cut waste and today is our first post on our meal plan for the year.
I’m hoping as 2017 goes on we will have a (more…)
Until about 6 months ago I used to just either cook whatever we had in the freezer or had defrosted or we ordered a take away if we couldn’t be bothered to cook. However as our circumstances have changed and money has become really tight we’ve had to change our attitude (more…)
S0 Christmas is done and now comes to fun part of playing Tetris with all the kids toys and gifts they got for Christmas. It’s easy whilst the tree is up as everything can stay round the tree to make it feel more like “Christmas” (that’s my excuse anyway!) however what (more…)
2017 is here and I am glad to see the back of 2016 and get my goals set for 2017!
I have given up setting resolutions as I’ll be honest, I never stick to them! I last about a week then I end up giving up, so this year I am setting (more…)
This year has been tough.
Possibly the toughest year in fact I can remember. It’s still ongoing and not really something I can discuss on the blog but it’s involved lots of stress, mental health battles and money worries that currently don’t really have any end in sight.
However it takes a lot (more…)
I love this time of the year as it is a great way to get your friends and family together to be able to enjoy the festive season.
It is the perfect excuse to make your home even more cosy and welcoming with glowing lights, throws and cushions. Plus if you have (more…)
Even if you live in a high-humidity environment like the UK, your skincare regimen and hair need special attention in the winter. Here are the things you should be doing every day so you don’t have to do a lot of repair work come spring.
Yes, the air is humid, and that’s (more…)