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

A lot of changes occur when you become a parent – From the physical changes within your body, to your almost non-existent social life and depleting bank balance too. Before you know it, dishes are piling up, you can’t move for all of the toys scattered across the floor and up the stairs (just me?) and mount washmore seems to be taking over the house and life! In all of… View Post