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Flexible working over the Christmas period

I’ve talked a bit about my working arrangements on the blog before with some interesting research from Seareach who found that over 50% of workers were not able to work […]


Why I believe learning to swim is essential

The boys don’t have many extracurricular activities outside of school. We’ve decided to do that once they are old enough to express an interest in something. This means that we […]


Gift ideas for Men

Sometimes gift giving isn’t all about getting the latest gadget or piece of tech but rather something that’s thoughtful and suited to the recipient’s hobbies and interests. Here are just […]


Ice Skating at Hampton Court Palace

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” It’s December – we are officially on the countdown to Christmas and what better way to kick-off the festivities than an ice […]


Review: The Spring Tavern, Ewell

We are lucky to have some great places to eat together as a family on our doorstep. Recently we found another pub and restaurant to add to our list that […]


O Christmas Tree – Living Arrows 50/53

It’s been a weekend of two halves over there. Saturday we had planned to head into Kingston to do a bit of Christmas shopping. We needed a couple of gifts […]


Aiming for more family time this Christmas

We can no longer ignore the fact that Christmas is fast upon us. There are Winter assemblies, fayres and what feels like a million parties to attend. Add hosting Christmas […]


Review: Carnival Games + giveaway

With the nights drawing in and summer swiftly becoming a distant memory, it can be a bit of a task to entertain the kids. We’re huge theme park fans and […]


Toffifee – a treat for the whole family

Now it’s officially December we are all on countdown mode until the Christmas break. It’s the one time of year Mr H manages to actually take some proper time off […]


Making the most of our family holidays

How do you like to spend your holidays? We love exploring our local area when we go on holiday with the boys. On a trip to Hamburg in July 2017, […]


Review: PAW Patrol: On a Roll Video Game

Popular Kids TV show PAW Patrol have recently released its very own video game – ideal for those who love to watch Ryder and the pups save the residents of […]


First time ice skating – Living Arrows 48/53

Another week down and we are inching ever closer to December! I can’t tell you how excited the boys (especially M) is that December is just around the corner! He […]


Autumn knitwear for the whole family from GANT

Clothing brand GANT recently launched their new AW18 collection that has been inspired by Togetherness. We were all gifted some stylish sweaters from the range to celebrate and what better […]