The origin of Loteria (Lottery) can be traced far back in history. Originating in 15th century Italy, the iconic game of chance was eventually introduced to Mexico in 1769. Initially, Loteria was a hobby of the upper classes, but it eventually became wide tradition at Mexican fairs. Loteria is extremely similar to bingo, however (more…)
Tomorrow sees the start of National Stationary week.
It is a week to remind everyone that writing matters but it is also a week to inspire you to put pen to paper.
With the technology we have now, less and less of us are actually using a pen and paper to write to (more…)
On average teachers work 60 hours a week, teaching children and dealing with any obstacles thrown their way. The end of term is a perfect way to show your appreciation for the teachers that have spent the best part of a year encouraging, teaching and entertaining you. Buying them a present (more…)
Learning how to cook is a life skill and if you teach your children how to cook from a young age it will set them up for life. A lot of families will disagree with the idea of cooking with children because of the mess and the possible risks, but all (more…)
I am quiet a quirky geek really when it comes to gifts and things for around the home.
For me nothing says you’ve put a lot of effort into someones gift than when you get them something a little bit more personalised to their taste.
Uncommon goods have an amazing range of items (more…)
Regular readers of the blog will know that I recently did an intolerance test with YorkTest.
From this I have been able to cut out the items I am intolerant to and start to look after my gut again which has been great.
This month YorkTest have just launched a new product to (more…)
It is said that everyone should have an emergency fund saved, 3 months worth of outgoings is the aim.
The purpose of it is to be somewhere for you to fall back on should the worse happen and you lose your job or you have an unexpected big bill to pay out (more…)
Today is another great day to bring you an amazing competition. One lucky reader is going to be in with a chance of winning a Baby Annabell interactive doll!
We know how much you love hearing about the latest toys out on the market. Even more so when we are able to give (more…)
As a mum, my wardrobe comes last in the list of priorities. However as long as you have some key items in your wardrobe you will be ready for any weather!
Today’s post is perfect for those of us with kids off over the Easter break looking for things to do that wont break the bank. It is a guest post from Michelle who blogs over at Time and Pence, a blog all about money saving and money making from home, enabling (more…)