As the festive season approaches, I am frantically trying to put together lists, sort out the house and, generally just thinking about what gifts to get for those we love. From bits for the kids, to something for Nath (not to mention our siblings and families), there is always so much to think about at this time of year – but I love it too. The number of presents to buy… View Post

Now that the shops are filling up with festive things, and coffee shops have their festive cups and flavours on the go, I think it’s probably  just about safe to starting mentioning Christmas over here too! Recently we have been having the discussion of how we want to approach gifts with the kids this year and what our budget will be. We have talked about how we will continue to… View Post

With half term quickly looming upon us, I have been more aware of the local things here in East Yorkshire that there are to entertain the kids. I am all for spending as little as possible in the school holidays and trying to stay local (if you’re not heading away for the week) to make the most of where we live. I also don’t like to see families feeling pressure… View Post

I remember when I turned 17 and couldn’t wait to learn to drive and get behind the wheel of a car! I was very much into cars at that age (I suppose I still am now – to an extent) and as an eager beaver teen who had worked hard in my weekend/After school job at the Chippy to save up £250 to be able to buy a Vauxhall Nova,… View Post