Our Syndactyly Journey

Jimmy’s Syndactyly Release Operation Is One Step Closer

Wow, what a fantastic 6 weeks of Summer Holiday fun. It’s flown past so quickly. We have done lots of fun things, and we even saw progress in Jimmy’s much needed operation to separated his fused fingers. Last week, I received a phone call booking Jimmy in for his operation! We had just 48 hours …

Frugal Family

13 Ways To Create A More Eco-Friendly Home

Not so long ago, being eco-friendly simply meant recycling your cereal boxes and milk bottles each week, but with global warming, high energy prices, and any number of environmental issues, these days, we have to do a lot more. Luckily, there are lots of ways you can protect the planet and save yourself some money, …

Decorating

12 Ways To Make Decorating Your Home Far Easier

Decorating your home can sometimes be fun, and sometimes be laborious and tedious. The thing about decorating your home is that you can’t just make your home a carbon copy of somebody else’s. Your home needs to suit your tastes and lifestyle perfectly, so only you can decide what is right for you and your …

Frugal Family

Reducing What You Use Is The Obvious Way To Save The Earth

It’s hard to ignore the effects of our obscene obsession with buying stuff. We Brits spend £358,000,000,000 (the zeroes mean billion) in the shops each year. We buy food which goes uneaten, clothes that never get worn and household items which just sit around and gather dust. All of it just wasted* . Our shopping …

Family Days Out

Sea Creatures Tour Opens It’s Doors To The Public

  On Saturday 4th of August the UK welcomes the Sea Creatures: Life Beneath The Oceans Tour opens it’s doors to the general public.  Sea Creatures is a groundbreaking new exhibition that allows visitors to explore the secrets of life beneath the ocean waves through incredible cross-sections of marine animals. Full body specimens include whales, …

Frugal Family

How To Save Money On Your Everyday Household Essentials

From washing up liquid and antibacterial wipes to loo roll and fabric softener, it’s likely that there are a whole host of products you use around your home on a daily basis. Because these must-haves are so well used, you might feel like you’re constantly repurchasing the same stuff, which can be bad news for …

3 Things To Do With A Garden Shed (Other Than Storing Rakes!)
Gardening

3 Things To Do With A Garden Shed (Other Than Storing Rakes!)

Out of all the items of furniture, and assorted home and garden accessories you could possibly own, few are quite as iconic as the garden shed. Virtually every garden has one, and every garden could do with an even bigger and better one. While you may just think of a garden shed as a place …