D is for Date Night: Relationship A-Z

Flowers and candles on a table outside at night with the city in the background

She never stopped loving the man who never stopped dating her (In fact, they stayed married and lived happily ever after) -Unknown. Making time to still have date night when you are in a long term relationship is really important. It can be difficult when you have been together for a long time and you are busy with work, bills, kids and all of the stresses that modern living can bring. However, if you do not take time to connect[Read more]

C is for Compromise: Relationship A-Z

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The best things to learn in life is the habit of compromise because it is better to bend a little than to break a loving relationship – unknown. When you are in a relationship, there will be times when you and your partner will have completely different ideas about things. The thing is, one should not always be able to have everything their own way. This is where the art of compromise comes into play.  I know some couples where everything is[Read more]

Halloween costumes to help get your spook on!

cartoon person dressed up as a ghost and a black halloween pumpkin

Asda has a great range of costumes for adults as well as children. Some of my favourites include; Harry Potter and Hermione Granger, day of the dead skeleton, light up witch and for adults, I love the Harley Quin costume.  Hermione and Harry both come complete with outfit, wand, scarf and wig which is great value for £15 each. They are available in ages 5-12 years.   The light up witch costume comes in ages 3-10 years and costs £10. It[Read more]


treasure box, coins, compass and a girl holding a pine cone

This is a collaborative post with Latest deals. A game that’s great for families For those who have not heard of this activity, geocaching is a treasure hunting game played in the real world. It involves looking for ‘caches’ which are hidden, often in plain sight. You can download a free app for your mobile phone which lists the locations of the caches using GPS coordinates. You can then go out and explore. First you need to find the location[Read more]

Diverse debate – halloween

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Halloween in the UK Halloween has certainly grown in momentum over the years. When I was a child in the 80’s no one decorated or did very much at all. In my house, we did not celebrate at all.  Since having children, I made the decision to celebrate Halloween and each year there has been an increase in Halloween themed products in the stores in the UK. Some would argue commercialism, but for me, it is really handy and makes celebrating[Read more]

September 2018 movie reviews

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Welcome to my monthly movie feature! I am a big movie fan and I have a monthly cinema card. This means I can visit my local cinema as many times a month as time will allow, so I thought that I would give my thoughts on the films which I have watched each month. However, this is just my opinion so please don’t send me angry messages if you watch a movie which I have recommended and you did not actually[Read more]

My September 2018

Four images. Lady with snapchat bunny filter. Man in football top. Dog running with ball and young girl in school uniform

I know that I must sound like a broken record but September seems to have flown by! This month has been mega busy with everyone back at school, uni and work. The long lazy days of the summer holiday’s seem like a lifetime ago and our holiday in Spain last June is only now a distant memory! I do like the routine and structure that this time of year brings though and the months of October to December are my[Read more]