One of my favourite things about blogging is that it grants me a platform on which to help promote small businesses and their owners to a wider audience. If you have read my blog before you may have seen some of my small biz features so will know just how passionate I am about the… Continue reading Unique Gifts From Sarah Jayne Designs
It’s this time of year, as the weather becomes warmer, that I look back with fondness on my carefree Summer days and the fun and laughter they brought. Being out late into the evening playing with the other children on our street and only having to go in when the streetlamps came on, what I… Continue reading Summer Memories With Old English Company Enamel Pins Plus Giveaway!
Easter, the time when kids are given enough chocolate to keep them on a sugar high until Christmas comes around! Despite being the traditional gift of choice there are plenty of non-chocolate alternatives on the market, so I decided to put together a few of our favourites to give you some alternative gift inspiration. Not… Continue reading Kids Non-Chocolate Easter Gift Guide
Rewind 18 months and I’m ashamed to say that the family food shopping bill was enormous and frankly out of control. As a family of 5 I knew realistically we weren’t going to manage to reduce our bill to the minuscule numbers I often see discussed on social media, but something had to change. Now… Continue reading Top Tips To Reduce Your Supermarket Bill
Mother’s Day will be here before we know it and everyone is on the hunt for the perfect gift. It can sometimes be difficult to find something that isn’t your run of the mill gift so I have tried to put together a variety of gift inspiration ideas to help you find a gift that’s… Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide
Jellyfish Kids is based in Liverpool and is the brainchild of Serah who began making hand dyed vests for her friends & family. After some encouragement she took the brave step to set up an Instagram page selling her items and her success has grown from there. Officially launched in April 2016 Jellyfish Kids followers… Continue reading Shop small with Jellyfish Kids
Not originally hailing from Cumbria I feel I’m able appreciate just how lucky I am to now reside in such a beautiful part of the world. Every year sees thousands of visitor’s flock to the County to enjoy all that the Lake District has to offer. For Cumbrian Mum of Three, Eleanor Teasdale, the stunning… Continue reading Handmade in Cumbria For Ewe
It’s February and for many thoughts to turn to Valentine’s Day. Personally I have never ‘done’ Valentine’s on a big scale and Hubby and I prefer just to exchange a card and a small inexpensive gift, shunning the extravagant meals out and dozens of roses. Don’t get me wrong I am a great believer in… Continue reading Budget Valentine’s Gift Guide
Christmas is over, a New Year has dawned and I'm sure for the majority of you Christmas 2018 is the very last thing on your mind! I personally plan Christmas all year round, some have said I'm a little obsessed, but I certainly wouldn't be able to give my family the Christmas we have without… Continue reading Christmas 2018!!!!!
It’s the last day of 2017 so I thought it only appropriate to reflect on my year and to set my self some goals/resolutions for 2018. My blog is still quite new and because the last month has been taken up with lovely Christmas themed posts I haven’t yet shared very much about myself- I… Continue reading Goodbye 2017…….