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Making the January sales save you money all year round

Making the January sales save you money all year round

Something that I plan to do every year and fail to do every year is hold some money back to hit the January sales. You can buy so many good things in the sales. Things for yourself, the home and family - after Christmas treats for the kids from the toy sections or stocking up on gifts for birthdays throughout the year and oh yes, next Christmas. This year I have a plan though and I wanted to share it with you. VIEW the POST

My baby boy is turning five

My baby boy is turning five

My little man is turning five, I cannot believe it is true.  For I still remember the day he was born and seeing my parcel of blue. Everyday he makes me so proud, he is getting his boyish charm,  Starting school and making friends, our lives are never calm. VIEW the POST

Hosting a kids birthday party on a budget

Have you ever sat and added up the total costs of all of your children’s birthday parties? Whether they are at home, with all the frills or hired locations with hired equipment. A recent survey by Sunlife Direct shows just how much families across Britain are spending on a party. I live in between the London and East Anglia candle and on average it is about £90 per party, you can see the breakdown in the image below. So with Noah’s fifth birthday coming up, it really got me thinking about how he can have a fun birthday party without spending a fortune.

Top tips for a summer themed birthday party

Top tips for a summer themed birthday party

If you are anything like me, a little creative, and you like to put a bit of effort into things like birthday parties, you will be constantly pinning inspiration for themed birthday parties. If not, you should! There are some fabulous ideas out there that can inspire an entire party theme. Whether it is for your children or a grown up - who says that us grown ups cannot have fun too? Here are some top tips for a summer themed birthday party...  VIEW the POST

A guide to hosting a tea party

A guide to hosting a tea party

This year I didn't want to do a huge party with a lot of children running around, mainly because Daddy was away the weekend of Isla's birthday but sometimes its just nice to make a special effort for our family. We do a lot with friends and their children, hosting BBQs and Christmas parties, so it was nice to just make it a family thing. So what were my tips to hosting a 3 year olds afternoon tea party: VIEW the POST