5 Car Buying Tips

Sponsored Post Aside from a house, a car, particularly a brand new one, is one of the most expensive purchases you are likely to make. So it’s important to get it right, otherwise you could end up making a costly mistake! Here are my top five car buying tips. Budget The first thing you need to do is consider your budget. There’s no point in researching Bentleys if you can’t afford them. Perhaps you have been saving so you know… Continue Reading “5 Car Buying Tips”

Dealing with Fibromyalgia

As you know by now, I recently got a formal diagnosis of fibromyalgia. With my parental responsibilities, the occasional migraines and the new pain, things haven’t gotten easier but, we fight on, making the best out of every day. To deal with this disease, an understanding of what it is, how and why it occurs is important. Fibromyalgia, which also goes by the name Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is a long-term medical disorder characterized by musculoskeletal pain. The pain is widespread,… Continue Reading “Dealing with Fibromyalgia”

Hire a Handyman When You Holiday Away

Skiing holidays have become increasingly popular in the UK over the past several years, both in the summertime as well as during the winter months. The range of activities on offer vary slightly due to the time of year, but no matter when you go, there’s a lot of fun to be had for the whole family. More recently however, a trend is starting in London whereby you schedule a handyman service to complete your snagging list while you’re away;… Continue Reading “Hire a Handyman When You Holiday Away”

Ernie: Lost and Found {The Ordinary Moments}

Like many children, Cheeky Chap has a soft toy that he adores, a Jellycat elephant named Ernie. Ernie was given to Cheeky Chap on the day he was born and has spent every night with him since. Despite many attempts over the last seven and a half years, I have been unable to track down a ‘back up’. I could find different Jellycat elephants, different soft elephants, but never THE elephant. I could never find Ernie. As such Ernie is rarely… Continue Reading “Ernie: Lost and Found {The Ordinary Moments}”

Fantastic Mr Fox, Person of Interest and Parents Evening. #LittleLoves

It’s been a funny few months here. Those of you who follow me on social media will know that following our separation, the husband came home in August, in time for our tenth wedding anniversary. It took us a little while to get used that again. We’ve had numerous issues with the husband’s car, my health has been up and down (and includes a new, not unexpected diagnosis of fibromyalgia) and I’ve started a new part-time job. I have a… Continue Reading “Fantastic Mr Fox, Person of Interest and Parents Evening. #LittleLoves”