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2 Top tips for a break in the UK

2 Top tips for a break in the UK

Are you planning a break in the UK this year? Would you like some suggestions as to where to go? How about some handy tips to help you save money? The UK is a glorious place to visit whatever time of the year. There’s plenty to keep all members of the family occupied and entertained and some beautiful stretches of countryside and coastline to explore. You can choose from a wide range of different accommodation, andmany of the options don’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Whether the UK is already your home or you’re traveling from far away locations, here are some tips to help make your UK break an unforgettable one.VIEW the POST

Simple ways to save money on your summer holiday

Simple ways to save money on your summer holiday

Summer holidays offer the perfect opportunity to relax and recharge, but if you’re not careful, you can end up spending a small fortune on these trips. Luckily though, help is at hand. If you’re looking for ways to make your next summer sojourn more affordable, keep reading. Here are some simple but effective money saving tips. Yes I am planning my summer holidays already! 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.

Taking a family holiday without breaking the bank

Taking a family holiday without breaking the bank

There’s no denying family holidays can be expensive, but as a survey by Admiral found, more than 50% of families would sacrifice other household expenses to ensure they could still take one. Everyone loves a good holiday, but if a week away leaves you scrimping and saving to pay off credit card bills that puts a lot of stress on the household. Don’t let holiday expenses run away with you. With a little organisation and (and some restraint!) you can have a great family holiday without breaking the bank. VIEW the POST

Keeping in touch over many many seas

Keeping in touch over many many seas

I recently discovered Toolani, it is a fantastic way to get to speak to your loved ones across the ponds, the traditional way of using the phone. Not video calling or talking to a laptop, the normal "I think I will just give cousin Alec a call" kind of way. VIEW the POST