2017-01-24

Let’s talk Hygge

Over the last year or so you may have seen this strange Danish word knocking around online and in books. You would be forgiven for expecting it to be a new piece of must have furniture from a designer brand or just a mash of keys pressed in anger. In fact it is neither, and
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2016 Round Up

It’s almost midnight, Boxing Day is almost over and I am tired. I hurt in places I didn’t know existed, I have laughed, I have cried, I have cooked, I have been a hostess, I have eaten and drunk way too much and I have loved every moment of it. Now its all over, I
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Christmas Gifts with The Works

Are you ready for Christmas? I have to admit, I am starting to panic. I have not finished my shopping and this year I am catering for six at Christmas dinner. I keep telling myself that it is just a day but we always get swept up in the festivities that we panic thinking everything
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Board Game Wednesdays Round Up

Did you know that Board Game Wednesdays are now a thing? No? Well, where have you been for the last few weeks? Every Wednesday at That Comic Shop in Preston we have decided to play test the latest board games with the customers and get their feedback.  We have playtested a whole host of games in time
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Tackling winter allergies

The summer maybe over and most allergy sufferers take a huge sigh of relief as the pollen count and hayfever risk level drops as the trees shed their leaves for the autumn and winter months.  There are still a good few who suffer from airborne allergies through the winter months and many of these triggers
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Christmas comes but once a year – but if you are a blogger it lasts for MONTHS!

Yes, I am already thinking about Christmas, and I have already got the decorations out.  You may think I am mad but as a blogger this is quite normal.  This year I am undertaking a task that has had me up at night counting the days till Christmas, and not in a good way –
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Kids Days Out Do Not Get Better Than This – Digital Kids Show Manchester

If you combine an awesome day out that teenagers and toddlers can enjoy with a much needed dose of coding, STEM, digital toys and e-safety advice, what do you get? THE DIGITAL KIDS SHOW! On October 29th & 30th, thousands of Minecraft, gaming, YouTube loving children and parents will gather at EventCity for a day
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School Reviewer

Back to School – Your Child’s Educational Journey

For many households across England, September means back to school.  The smell of new school uniform, the rattle of new pencils and stationery, and mothers everywhere trying to get the perfect photo of their kids on the first day of term before the uniform is bedraggled and they are grumpy. Nathan returned to school, loosing
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When being alone is hard work

If you have children you will know that having alone time as a parent is worth its weight in gold. It’s blissful, the quiet, no questions asked time out where you do not have to worry – although you do, you are a parent after all, and that is our job. If you, like I
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10 ideas to guarantee fun in the summer holidays for both kids and adults!

The summer holidays are here and for us in England we have another 5 weeks of the cries “Muuuumm, I’m bored!” Nathan and I have come up with a lis to our top 13 activities to do during the summer holidays to cure boredom and make memories. These ideas include some top tips on how
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