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How to keep your pets calm on New Year’s Eve

How to keep your pets calm on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is one of most anticipated nights of years. But for our pets it can also be night of high anxiety. In the same challenges faced by pets on bonfire night, the loud music, shouting and of course the fireworks may cause our normally calm pets to think their world is under threat. This can have some upsetting consequences. Luckily our friends at Kennedy Wild Bird Food have some handy tips, to ensure your 2017 gets off to the best start for the entire family. VIEW the POST

The F word – shhhh! 

The F word – shhhh! 

Yes, the word that rhymes with duck and starts with F. The F word! Add an "ing" on to the end and you have the word my rather innocent looking four year old said at school this week. Not just any old day either, the day of parents evening.  VIEW the POST

Goosebumps the movie – starring Jack Black

Over half term the new Goosebumps movie launched on DVD across England. I remember reading the Goosebumps books as a teenager and loving them. They were the first “horror” stories I read and I am huge fan of horror/thriller now too, so I guess I have Goosebumps to thank for that. This new movie is all about the monsters and there are a lot of them in it.

My little girl is starting school!

My little girl is starting school!

Probably a sentence you have heard a lot of today, or something similar. Now I mean I knew my little girl would eventually go to school - but now it's all for real. She has a school place and I still cannot believe it, but a place at our first choice. Isla is starting school... VIEW the POST

Halloween decorating ideas on a budget

Halloween decorating ideas on a budget

Between the candy, costumes, and parties, Halloween is a holiday that can take a surprising toll on your bank account, especially in our house! If you want to get in the spirit by dressing up your house in spooky finery, but want to make sure you have money left in your pocket for Christmas, here are a few tips to help you save on the creepiest, coolest Halloween décor.VIEW the POST

Wish I’d known: first time pregnancy

I wrote a post the other day about pregnancy and it has really got me thinking about what I wish I had known, back then, when I was pregnant with Noah, my first pregnancy. I had a lot of moments afterwards where I said “I wish I had of known that”, I suppose we all have. Those ah-ha moments are often things I tell first time pregnant ladies too.