Four Reasons Why No One Is Hanging Out In The Garden

Although the British weather isn’t often something worth bragging about, there has been plenty of sunshine recently to lure us out of our homes and into the fresh air. Yet, there are many people who would rather spend time in the park, beach, or in town than in their own back garden. Considering it’s the cheapest option, and the place with the least distance to walk, why is no one hanging out in the garden? No light Not all gardens are created equal. If you’re unfortunate enough to be surrounded by tall buildings, or your neighbours haven’t trimmed their looming… View Post

Why does the UK melt in a heatwave?

You might be saying to yourself that the title is a question that answers itself: the UK melts in a heatwave because… it’s a heatwave? Does that not pretty much explain itself? The thing is, what we Brits consider to be a heatwave is normal spring (not even summer!) weather around the globe. Yet somehow, we seem to be the only nation who take to social media the moment the sun is out and cry about how it’s too hot. Everyone else seems to be able to cope – many an Australian would look at our “heatwave” temperature and laugh… View Post

Uncommon Goods wishlist

Are you looking to purchase amazing products which are all made in harmony with the world and without any harm to animals? Uncommon goods may be the place for you to shop. The company which was founded in 1999 features unique jewellery, table top items, hand crafted items and much more. Seasonal workers working for the company start at 50% above the minimum wage which is just  amazing. Usually seasonal workers will be overworked and under paid so starting at 50% above the minimum wage is just fantastic and shows how much the company cares for the people it employes.… View Post

Pile up Penguin review

Both of my kids love playing games and its such a great activity to do together as a family. We have been reviewing Penguin pile up and it is actually quite a skilful game. This game is absolutely fantastic for fine motor skills and concentration. To get those little Penguins to stay on the iceberg can be really quite tricky. The game is for 1-6 players from ages 5 and up and requires no batteries. Whats in the box… Penguins (which you have to put together yourself on first play) blue base iceberg instruction booklet To play the game you… View Post

Take Your Bedroom Back – Creating a Child-free Sanctuary

Take Your Bedroom Back – Creating a Child-free Sanctuary: The kids are finally all in their own rooms, and there are no plans for any new bundles of joy anytime soon. So you’ve finally got your bedroom back, but what’s next? You might not have any babies or toddlers sleeping in there anymore (at least, not permanently), but you can still feel like the bedroom doesn’t entirely belong to you. It’s important to reclaim it, whether it’s just yours or you share it with your partner. It should be somewhere you can enjoy time alone (or together) and maybe even… View Post

Room By Room: How To Upgrade Your Home For The Summertime

Room By Room: How To Upgrade Your Home For The Summertime: If you want some quick fixes on how to upgrade your home this summer. Here are some little things that you can do, that will make a big difference. Bedroom The main feature in a bedroom is, of course, the bed, but if you don’t feel like buying a brand new one – you don’t need to. Think of ways that you can decorate it instead. Fairy lights are great for this because they can be bought in all different colours and styles, and you can do virtually anything… View Post

5 Tips for Moving to a Different Country

So, you’ve decided that you’d like to move to a different country to experience a different way of life. Living abroad is rewarding and exciting, but it also comes with its challenges. Ironically, one of the biggest incentives for leaving can often be the barrier for settling in- a different culture. But, don’t worry, there are plenty of people who have gone before you and here are some of the best tips from tried and tested travellers. Employability The majority of people that move to a different country do it on a whim. It’s not often because the company they… View Post

My Youtube channel

So today I thought I would let you all know about my Youtube channel. I have been putting videos on my Youtube channel for a while but it hasn’t been a regular thing. So I want to share my Youtube channel with you all. It is called Blogging Mummy for obvious reasons! I am not committing at the moment to uploading on certain days at certain times, however I am going to see how it goes and maybe commit in the future. On the channel I will be uploading a bit of everything such as, clothes hauls, holidays videos, reviews,… View Post

Family day at Newmarket Horse Racing

Coming from a family who loves horse racing I was super excited to attend the first race of the Summer Saturday season at Newmarket this weekend (10th June) The weather couldn’t have been any better its was a scorching hot day and we had a fantastic time. We had tickets for the family enclosure which was upgraded so we were able to walk through to the parade ring. I would highly suggest if you are going with a family that it is so worth while upgrading to be able to walk through to the parade ring. The kids absolutely loved… View Post

Flight Simulator Experience

Ok so it may not have been a real plane but Doug did fly a flight simulator from Salzburg to Innsbruck and it was pretty god damn real. It actually felt VERY real, a lot more than I thought it would do. First off just before you start reading thinking this is a review IT ISNT. I have not been paid to write this nor were we given a free day out. I have chosen to write about this day because we had such a fantastic time. For Christmas I bought Doug a 90 minute flight simulator voucher. He has… View Post