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Top 5 tips to check your car over before Winter

Top 5 tips to check your car over before Winter

The winter is coming and it’s high time to start preparations for it. We are naturally warming our bodies and houses but we need to take care of our cars. No one likes to drive in the winter because of the slippery roads, poor visibility, skiddings and other not very pleasant circumstances which makes the driving process less enjoying. Incidents on winter roads usually result in more serious consequences than during all other seasons, so let’s start “winterising” our cars now.VIEW the POST

Skiing in style – the key pieces for your next ski trip

Skiing in style – the key pieces for your next ski trip

As the summer holidays end and Autumn approaches, holidaymakers are turning to snowier climates for their next break. Ski trips are a great option for families, couples or groups of friends that love to keep active while also having a relaxing getaway, and allow you to soak in some beautiful scenery from around the world. Whether you’re a frequent skier or this is your first time, make sure you take a look at this guide to some of the essential items you need to pack for your trip.VIEW the POST

5 top tips to get the garden ready, Winter is coming

Yes, I had to throw in a little Game of Thrones reference there. It’s a prominent issue for any gardener though! With Winter coming we need to get our gardens ready for the colder weather and all the elements. Get rid of those dead plants, plant bulbs ready for Spring and give the garden that general tidy up. I love being in the garden and learning what to do over the seasons is really interesting. …

Going on a Ski holiday on a budget

Going on a Ski holiday on a budget

When you take everything into account, going on a ski holiday is not one of the cheaper options out there for a vacation. Think about it: you have to buy/rent various gear, buy tickets for ski lifts, excess baggage charges, etc. Plus that’s all before the cost of traveling and staying at a ski resort!VIEW the POST

A snowy November family break in West Yorkshire

A snowy November family break in West Yorkshire

We had a lovely weekend, courtesy of our friends, who paid for us all to go to West Yorkshire and spend the weekend together. We had a lovely weekend in the snowy hills of Slaithwaite and the fact it was snowing made the break away extra special. Albeit cold. The barn was absolutely perfect, lots of space and stunning. We had an amazing time out and about, but also inside the barn too.  VIEW the POST

Do I take responsibility for my vehicle?

Yes! Especially after the horrible accident last month, I am still trying to get my head around that and one of the big questions I asked myself was what if? What if the tyres had been bald? What if the tyres were cheap and weak? Would they have exploded causing more damage to my car? Would they have made me skid further into the car infront, causing them more damage? Mumsnet recently carried out a survey to find out what us women know about their tyres and Michelin came up with some pretty awesome myth busting facts that may have some answers to my questions. …